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Freak Out and Carry On


Freak Out and Carry On, WBUR's politics and history podcast, addresses the urgent issues of our time through the lens of history. Hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Ron Suskind and noted Boston College historian Heather Cox Richar...Show More


28:47 | Feb 15th, 2018

Ron and Heather wrap up Freak Out and Carry On, reviewing the year that was. Thanks to all our listeners!

32:41 | Feb 8th, 2018

Benjamin Wittes, from Lawfare, and Jonathan Rauch, from The Atlantic discuss their article "Boycott the Republican Party", the repercussions of the Nunes memo, and their faith in the Mueller investiga...Show More
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26:13 | Feb 1st, 2018

How does Trump's speech compare to those of Nixon, Reagan, Clinton and Bush? When did presidents begin inviting guests whose story they include in their speech?

25:23 | Jan 25th, 2018

The passion of the woman's march, the origins of the new populism on the left, Teddy Roosevelt's political transformation in 1884.

26:38 | Jan 19th, 2018

This week on Freak Out And Carry On, Ron Suskind and Heather Cox Richardson talk with Tom Gjelten, of NPR. They discuss President Trump's ideas about immigration, and how they fit into the long debate...Show More
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