Mar 17, 2016
With St. Patrick's Day (March 17) being celebrated this week, In
The Past Lane takes a look at some fascinating Irish American
1) We start with a feature piece on why Americans in the late 19th century associated Irish immigrants with terrorism. That's right, long before 9/11, the Irish inspired fear among...
Mar 2, 2016
This week at In The Past Lane, the American history podcast, we take a look at the history behind something that's dominating the news these days: political primaries. Their origin dates not to 1787 and the Constitutional Convention, but rather to ca. 1900 and the efforts of Progressives to reduce political corruption...