Fight House: Rivalries in the White House from Truman to Trump24:17On this episode of The Right Side of history, co-hosts Fred Lucas and Jarrett Stepman talk to Tevi Troy, a former senior White House official and historian. Troy recently authored "Fight House: Rivalries in the White House from Truman to Trump," a book that tells the history of modern internal White House squabbles and how various presidents have dealt with them. Some chief executives turned conflict into greater success and others saw their presidencies crumble as a result.
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What You Need to Know About ‘The Secret Deals and Electoral Chaos of Disputed Presidential Elections'46:43We’re featuring an interview with Jarrett Stepman and Fred Lucas, who co-host "The Right Side of History Podcast." Lucas and Stepman will discuss Lucas’ book, “Tainted by Suspicion: The Secret Deals and Electoral Chaos of Disputed Presidential Elections.”
How America Could Follow the Fate of Civilizations That Collapsed27:29On this episode of The Right Side of History, hosts Fred Lucas and Jarrett Stepman interview Cal Thomas, a widely syndicated columnist and Fox News commentator.They discuss Thomas' new book, "America's Expiration Date: The Fall of Empires and Superpowers . . . and the Future of the United States," which is a historical look at the decline and fall of great civilizations of the past and a warning about the worrying trends in America leading the country to a similar fate.Thomas also discusses recent current events, the attacks on America's past, and much more.
Robert Reilly's Defense of Our Founding Ideas42:31It’s not just statues and American history that are under attack. The most essential ideas from America’s founding are under siege and on trial.Robert R. Reilly, the director of the Westminster Institute and widely published author, joined “The Right Side of History” podcast to discuss his new book “America on Trial: A Defense of the Founding.”Reilly discusses the deeper origins of the American Revolution—rooted in Western thought, philosophy, and religion—and explains why America’s current success and survival depends on embracing those ideas rather than abandoning them.
George Washington: A Businessman Who Was 'Better Than His Era'28:51John Berlau, an award-winning journalist and a senior fellow the Competitive Enterprise Institute, joins the "Right Side of History" to talk about his new book, "George Washington Entrepreneur: How Our Founding Father's Private Business Pursuits Changed America and the World." He talks about the first president's varied businesses from Mt. Vernon, and also addresses the push to erase Washington from history. The "Right Side of History" is a podcast dedicated to exploring current events through a historical lens and busting leftwing myths about figures and events in America's past.
Black Patriots Who Helped Keep American Free31:46On this episode of "The Right Side of History" Philip Reynolds of The Heritage Foundation joins us to talk about 54th Massachusetts—one of the first black regiments of the Civil War--and other black patriots throughout U.S. history. "The Right Side of History" is a podcast dedicated to exploring current events through a historical lens and busting leftwing myths about figures and events of America's past.
Craig Shirley Profiles the Life of America's First First Mom--Mary Ball Washington13:46On this episode of "The Right Side of History," we talk to presidential historian Craig Shirley about his book, "Mary Ball Washington: The Untold Story of George Washington's Mother." Shirley explains the role this complex woman had in shaping the man who would lead the American Revolution and become the first president. "The Right Side of History" is a podcast dedicated to exploring current events through a historical lens and busting leftwing myths about figures and events of America's past.