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Martin Di Caro, host of the History as It
Happens podcast, talks to Georgetown University professor
Michael Kazin about the history of the Democratic Party. Mr. Kazin
describes how the party's politics, ideas and coalitions mirrored
larger themes in American history. This program is part of The
Washington Times' taping of their history podcast.
First Ladies in Their Own Words: Betty
Ford on The
This week on our special series, First Ladies
in Their Own Words, we hear from Betty Ford. This series,
airing as part of The Presidency, highlights eight first
ladies who span the second half of the 20th century and the first
decades of the 21st century. Tune in at 2 pm ET every Saturday
through April. Last week, we started the series with Lady Bird Johnson.
Also on the C-SPAN Networks
Coming up Sunday on C-SPAN: Law
professor Renee Knake Jefferson, co-author of Shortlisted,
discusses the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the
Supreme Court and talks about some of the women who were considered
for the court in the past but were passed over. Tune in at 8 pm ET Sunday on C-SPAN.
New from C-SPAN Podcasts
What is the financial history of the Founding Fathers? How did their
personal finances affect the Constitution and the new United States?
Historian and Champlain College professor emeritus Willard Sterne
Randall puts the focus on how money shaped the birth of America in
his book, The Founders' Fortunes. Listen now on Booknotes+.
Several members of Congress — current and past — have direct,
personal connections to Ukraine. They include parents and
grandparents who immigrated to America from Ukraine — and even one
current freshman representative who was born there. In the latest
episode of C-SPAN's The
Weekly, we hear the personal stories of members
of Congress whose ancestry is linked to Ukraine.
Lectures in History
Professor Karen Rader talks about mid-20th century educational films
used to teach students about nuclear warfare and science. During the
Cold War, policymakers feared the U.S. population was falling behind
the Soviet Union in science education. Professor Rader's class
includes a look at animated programs created by noted Hollywood
director Frank Capra in the 1950s. Listen now on the Lectures
in History podcast.
Explore our nation's past and discover the people and events that
document the American story — Saturdays on C-SPAN2. Come along with
American History TV to museums and historic sites. Watch archival
speeches from former presidents and other national leaders. Visit
classrooms, lectures and symposiums featuring professors and