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Where Did Mothers Day Come From?
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Aired 2 months ago 25:22
Teddy Roosevelt May Just Have Saved Modern (American) Football
In recent years the public has become increasingly aware of the long-term dangers posed by sports injuries -- but at the turn of the 20th century this wasn't the case. Football players didn't wear protective gear, and in 1905 alone more than 15 players died from game-related injuries. Universities were on the verge of banning football entirely. President Roosevelt, himself a life-long fan of the sport, knew something must be done. Listen in to learn how the 26th President of the US may just have saved modern football. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aired 5 months ago 38:54
Making History: Author and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin
Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin joins Major for dinner at The Willard Hotel's Cafe du Parc. Join us for a discussion of presidents past -- Lincoln, FDR, Teddy Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson -- and current. One of our favorite episodes yet!
Aired 8 months ago 34:55
Doris Kearns Goodwin On Disagreement In American Politics
...or imagine. Teddy Roosevelt coming in when the industrial revolution had shaken up the economy much, like the tech revolution and globalization...