This week, as the Democratic National Convention prepares to make history by nominating a woman for the presidency, In The Past Lane takes a close look at women who have sought the nation’s highest office. Here’s the lineup: 1) First, I bring you a short segment on a curious voting controversy that … [Read more...]
Archives for July 2016
Episode 015 The History of the Republican Party – Convention Edition!
This week, in honor of the G.O.P. Convention, In The Past Lane explores the fascinating history of the Republican Party. I speak with historian Heather Cox Richardson, author of a superb history of the Republican party. She’ll take us on a fascinating journey through eras when the GOP was the party … [Read more...]
Episode 014 What The Declaration of Independence Declared (And Still Declares)
It's the Independence Day weekend edition of In The Past Lane! Happy July 4th to all! This week, we take a close look at the document at the heart of the July 4th celebration -- the Declaration of Independence. There's a lot more to this patriotic piece of parchment than you might think. Episode … [Read more...]