History First

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An episode of History First

By History First
A podcast about presidential history and trivia. Based on the blog, history-first.com
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Inauguration! Drama
Inaugurations can be dramatic affairs. Today, we take a look back at the end of Harry Truman's presidency, and his involvement in the inaugurations of his successors. 
04:48
January 20, 2019
Trump, Pelosi, and the State of the Union
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has written the president asking him to submit a written State of the Union in lieu of a speech. A written address isn't all that unusual. The tradition of a speech has only been set in the last 100 years:
02:51
January 16, 2019
To Biden or not to Biden
THE FORMER VICE PRESIDENT HAS RUN BEFORE, NEVER SUCCESSFULLY. COULD 2020 BE DIFFERENT? Check out the full article at: https://history-first.com/2019/01/09/to-biden-or-not-to-biden/
03:36
January 10, 2019
Polk, Trump, and Politics at the Border
President Trump isn’t the first president to manufacture a crisis at the border as a means to an end. He follows in the footsteps of James K. Polk. For Polk, the war was both a success and a political misfire.
02:40
January 8, 2019
Instagram Live & Front Porch Campaigns
Presidential hopefuls are increasingly relying on Instagram to get their message across. Is it so different from the front porch campaigns or yesterday?
03:35
January 8, 2019
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