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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: October, 2022
Oct 25, 2022

In this episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki discuss the history of panics over contaminated Halloween candy.

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Oct 18, 2022

In this episode, Niki, Neil, and Natalia discuss the senatorial campaign of John Fetterman and his recovery from a stroke.

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Oct 11, 2022

In this episode, Natalia, Niki, and Neil discuss the Senate campaign of Herschel Walker and the controversy it has created.

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Oct 4, 2022

In this episode, Neil, Niki, and Natalia discuss the political protests in Iran.

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