The Supreme Court Story of Abe Fortas

Abe Fortas was a rising star on the Supreme Court. He argued a still-legendary case before the Court and won. Then was appointed one of its justices. For many, he was seen as the successor to Earl Warren. Yet it was when he was nominated for Chief Justice that opposition to Fortas cemented and the…

Presidents in Trouble

It’s time to talk trouble. With the talk of history being made, and in a way it has, we think it’s best to note that the law and the Presidency have been, close, several times. Certainly people around Presidents have faced the law, sometimes for actions rendered for a President. And after all the Constitutional…

FDR is Saved, Sidney Poitier, Lunar Bases? and More

a gun attack by a crazed man nearly ended the FDR Presidency before it began. As it was it took the life of a Chicago Mayor. Also FDR’s battle with a Chicago news titan, Sidney Poitier’s life, discussion of lunar bases, and more in the hodge-podcast.

FALL OF USSR: Part 1 – “Wake Up, Cassandra!”

Soviet citizens wake up to tanks outside their windows in 1991. Media is censored. The President is detained. Another president escapes, maybe just escapes… A third President is powerless. Is this the end of everything? Music by Lee Rosevere and Theme Song by Chris Novembrino The first in our “FALL OF USSR: series. To listen to more ad-free…