Episode VIII: The History of the Oval Office and the Press: Part 8
NowMerican History is resonating RIGHT NOW in our current events. In Episode VIII, Joe and Sean discuss FDR, his Polio, his near-assassination, his New Deal, his Fireside Chats with America, and his missteps. We contrast FDR's first 100 days in office with Donald J. Trump's. We cover the press' role in World War II, Truman's launch of the Atomic Bomb(s), and how the press viewed the devastation they wrought.