Behind Closed Doors, A Health Bill Is Born
Ron and Heather speak with Yahoo News’ Matt Bai about the Senate Republicans’ health care bill. They discuss the secrecy with which it was drafted, the history of the G.O.P.'s relationship to health care, and the bill's implications for Republicans in the 2018 mid-term elections.
Is The Attorney General The President's Lawyer Or America's Lawyer?
Ron and Heather talk to Dana Milbank, from the Washington Post, about Jeff Sessions' contentious Senate hearing and the historical tension that attorneys general, from Mitchell Palmer to Alberto Gonzalez, have faced -- do they serve the President or the the U.S. people?
Announcing Freak Out And Carry On, A New Politics And History Podcast Launching 6/15
Freak Out and Carry On from WBUR is a new politics and history podcast that addresses the urgent issues of our time through a historical lens. New episodes will be available every Thursday starting June 15.
Podcast Preview: 'Loose Lips Sink Ships'
In our new politics and history podcast, Ron Suskind and Heather Cox Richardson discuss the news of today and its historical parallels. This week: the Comey memo, President Trump's meeting with the Russians, and what we can learn from Benedict Arnold and Presidents Eisenhower and Clinton.