Black's History Week


Hail to the Chief (Part III)

Ep. 6

In the third of four podcasts to mark the coming presidential election, Professor Jeremy Black, author of Fighting for America and Altered States, talks to The Critic's political editor, Graham Stewart, about how the power of the US president was exercised in the first half of the twentieth century, from Teddy Roosevelt to FDR.


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Image: Teddy Roosevelt

Music: Radetzky March by Human Symphony Orchestra (

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