Jul 31, 2020
In this episode of ITPL, we focus on Alexander Hamilton. You may
have noticed that Hamilton has become the hottest Founder in recent
years – and it’s all due to the smash Broadway hit, “Hamilton: The
So here’s the lineup:
1. First, I provide a brief backgrounder on the remarkable life of Alexander...
Jul 16, 2020
This week at In The Past Lane, the American History podcast, we take a look at a significant but often overlooked event during the Civil War, the Draft Riots of July 1863. Protests against drafting men into the Union Army broke out in many places, but the worst occurred in New York City. For four days rampaging crowds...
Jul 3, 2020
This week at In The Past Lane, the American History podcast, we take a look at the first great police scandal in US history. It occurred in the mid-1890s in New York City when an investigation into the NYPD exposed widespread corruption and brutality throughout the force, from its highest-ranking officers to the lowly...
Jun 22, 2020
This week at In The Past Lane, the American History podcast, we take a look at a legendary labor uprising by a mysterious group known as the Molly Maguires. They were Irish and Irish American coal miners in Pennsylvania in the 1870s who used vigilante violence to fight back against the powerful and exploitative...
Jun 3, 2020
This week at In The Past Lane, the podcast about American
history and why it matters, we take a close look at Robert F.
Kennedy. Here’s the lineup:
1) First up, it’s a short feature on the basics of the life of RFK.
2) Next, I speak with author Larry Tye about his biography, Bobby Kennedy: The Making of A Liberal...