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Past Present brings together three historians to discuss what's happening in American politics and culture today. Natalia, Neil, and Niki bring historical insights to the news of the day, offering listeners an alternative to the reflexive and polarized world of punditry. Interested in the world around you but exhausted by rote reactions and partisan talking points? You've come to the right place.
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Now displaying: January, 2020
Jan 28, 2020

In this episode, Neil, Niki, and Natalia discuss Greta Gerwig’s film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women.

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Jan 21, 2020

In this episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil discuss the longevity of the game show Jeopardy!

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Jan 14, 2020

In this episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki discuss the devastating bushfires in Australia.

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Jan 7, 2020

In this episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki discuss the recent attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad.

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