My History Can Beat Up Your Politics

Bruce Carlson

Since 2006, bringing historical context to the politics of today. TV pundits discuss politics in a vacuum. Cable news tells you everything is 'breaking news' but in most cases, events have long roots in history. In this podcast, we smash and bash th...Show More

54:29 | Jan 8th

The May 4, 1970 shootings at Kent State killed 4 students and wounded 9. Paula Stone Tucker was a student going through her work and studies on campus when she witnessed a historic event. We talk abou...Show More

46:20 | Jan 3rd

Eagle Claw, popularly known as Desert One, was the unsuccessful attempt to rescue hostages in Iran in 1980, hostages that had been held since the storming of the embassy in 1979.  Replaying two previo...Show More
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27:35 | Dec 25th, 2019

Christmastime, New Years are upon us, and so a fun-little episode I enjoyed recording on the history of radio from the start as Geek Fare to a big business! The history of radio and Herbert Hoover’s r...Show More

1:10:21 | Dec 16th, 2019

We discuss the current politics in the country and what impeachment means now, will impeachment become routine, how the Thanksgiving table has entered politics rather than the other way around. Plus ...Show More

39:19 | Dec 2nd, 2019

The years from 1917 to 1924 are fractured yet formative for the world. After a terrible war, Germany, Russia and Ukraine are forever changed. New movements and scientific developments occur. We spe...Show More
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