An American History Podcast hosted by Frank Cogliano and David Silkenat
Total 188 Episodes
Oct 15th, 2021
As Congress is bogged down in debates over the debt ceiling, Frank and David look into the history of the national debt and how it has been weaponized...View Details
Oct 7th, 2021
Frank and David talk with Edinburgh PhD student Sarah Thomson. They discuss her research on how the Reagan administration tried to shape his historica...View Details
Sep 27th, 2021
Frank and David are joined by Edinburgh doctoral student James Mackay. They discuss James's research into Black refugees during the American Revolutio...View Details
Sep 2nd, 2021
Frank and David discuss Netflix's mini-series "The Chair" and how academia has been presented in film and television.
Frank: RIP Robert Mid...View Details
Aug 13th, 2021
After a NYAG report detailed a long history of sexual harassment, NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation. Frank and David discuss the scandal ...View Details
Aug 5th, 2021
Joined by Miles Stanley, Frank and David discuss the life and career of historian Gary B. Nash.
Frank: Congrats to Karin Wulf for her appo...View Details
Jul 30th, 2021
The House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection started its work earlier this week. Frank and David discuss similar Congressional invest...View Details
Jul 22nd, 2021
With record setting high temperatures in the United States (and elsewhere), Frank and David discuss how Americans have coped with the summer heat.
Jul 8th, 2021
The United States military recently and unceremoniously withdrew from Bagram Air Base last week, signally the beginning of the end of the nearly 20 ye...View Details
Jul 1st, 2021
Yesterday C-SPAN released its latest rankings of US Presidents. Frank and David look at the history of presidential rankings, critique C-SPAN's list, ...View Details
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