Now & Then

By CAFE

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Subscribers: 958
Reviews: 9
Episodes: 122

pod cast listener
 Sep 8, 2023
I am learning a lot from these podcasts. They are a great service to our democracy. It would be a great mistake to cancel this podcast.

Sarah
 Dec 16, 2022
After listening to this pod from its inception -- and loving it -- I'm amazed to say it just keeps getting better.

joel
 Sep 29, 2022
This isn't an awful podcast nor is it great. Sometimes the hosts don't take much a nuance approach to subjects. There are much better history podcast out there such as In Our Time, Dan Snow's History Hit and The Rest Is History.

Linda Pepper
 Nov 17, 2021
I am learning a lot from their discussions of American history

Nosmo King
 Oct 15, 2021
This is my favorite podcast. History at its finest.

Description

How can the past help inform today’s most pressing challenges? Every Wednesday, award-winning historians Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman use their encyclopedic knowledge of US history to bring the past to life. Together, they make sense of the week in news by discussing the people, ideas, and events that got us here today. Now and Then is produced by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Episode Date
Heather Cox Richardson on Stay Tuned with Preet
Sep 28, 2023
Then...and Now
Sep 13, 2023
Looking Ahead: A Viewers’ Guide to Presidential Debates
Sep 06, 2023
Looking Ahead to 2024: Conventions, Caucuses, and the Balance of Democracy
Aug 30, 2023
Pardons: Politics & Power
Aug 23, 2023
The Women’s World Cup, Title IX, and Power
Aug 16, 2023
Telling Tales of History: The Florida Problem
Aug 09, 2023
Unions, Strikes, and the Public: What Matters?
Aug 02, 2023
Barbie, G.I. Joe, and the Gang: Dolls Are Us
Jul 26, 2023
The Third Party Problem
Jul 19, 2023
The Titan, the Sea, and What We See
Jul 12, 2023
The American Nation and Indigenous Nations: Sovereignty & Struggle
Jun 28, 2023
Presidential Lawyer Problems
Jun 21, 2023
There's Something in the Water
Jun 14, 2023
Texas Tall-Tales, Ken Paxton…and Us
Jun 07, 2023
Encore: Women Warriors: Ukraine & Beyond
May 31, 2023
The American Wellness Continuum: Alternative Medicine
May 24, 2023
The American Wellness Continuum: Traditional Medicine
May 17, 2023
Veep: The Real Story
May 10, 2023
Not a Joke: Humor as Politics
May 03, 2023
Supreme Court Scandals: A Story of Justice
Apr 26, 2023
Expulsions and Ousters: The Threat in Tennessee
Apr 19, 2023
Hostages as Messages
Apr 12, 2023
Canada and the One-Way Mirror
Apr 05, 2023
District Attorneys: Where the Rubber Meets the Road
Mar 29, 2023
Why Americans Hate (and Love) Banks
Mar 22, 2023
Now & Then Backstage 3/15: Women Journalists and Their Fight to Be Heard
Mar 17, 2023
Women Journalists and Their Fight to Be Heard
Mar 15, 2023
Trash and Pollution: Who Pays?
Mar 08, 2023
Women Change Makers: Three Legal Battles
Mar 01, 2023
What UFOs Say About Us
Feb 22, 2023
Congressional Committees…and Power
Feb 15, 2023
Asian American Identities: A National Story (with Mary Lui)
Feb 08, 2023
Advisors and Chiefs of Staff: The Powers of the President’s People
Feb 01, 2023
The 'Constitutional Sheriff' Myth
Jan 25, 2023
Horses, Cats, and Chickens: Animal Power and Us
Jan 18, 2023
Things Are Looking Up? A New Year’s Show
Jan 11, 2023
Encore: From Monopoly to Mystery Date
Dec 28, 2022
Georgia (Voting Rights) On My Mind (with Carol Anderson)
Dec 21, 2022
Why "Terminating" the Constitution Matters
Dec 14, 2022
FTX, Con Men, and the Power of Grift
Dec 07, 2022
Encore: Speakers of the House: Velvet Gloves and Iron Fists
Nov 30, 2022
Now & Then Live! The Unsung Voices Episode
Nov 23, 2022
The Power of the Youth Vote
Nov 16, 2022
Power, Polling, & Public Opinion
Nov 08, 2022
Fascism: Meanings and Methods
Nov 02, 2022
Fat Cats and Hidden Hands in Politics
Oct 26, 2022
Educating a Nation: Higher Ed in Peril (with Will Bunch)
Oct 19, 2022
The Meaning of Madison’s Flute: Who Owns Music?
Oct 12, 2022
Puerto Rico Has Stories to Tell
Oct 04, 2022
Immigration: Defining ‘Us’ and ‘Them’
Sep 27, 2022
Mad About Monarchy
Sep 20, 2022
When Parties Push Back
Sep 13, 2022
Forgiving (and Unforgiving) Debts
Sep 06, 2022
Encore: Abortion: Whose Choice?
Aug 30, 2022
Vacation Nation
Aug 23, 2022
From Monopoly to Mystery Date
Aug 16, 2022
Does Anyone Love Taxes?
Aug 09, 2022
Tracking History's Mysteries
Aug 02, 2022
Gastropod: The Milk of Life
Jul 26, 2022
Militia Movements
Jul 19, 2022
Racism and the Second Amendment (with Carol Anderson)
Jul 12, 2022
Alcohol in American Politics
Jul 05, 2022
Processing Roe’s Reversal in Real Time
Jun 25, 2022
Encore: Investigating Democracy
Jun 21, 2022
Nostalgia & Political Power
Jun 14, 2022
The Mirage of Money (or, NFTs, WTF?)
Jun 07, 2022
Free Speech: What IS Cancel Culture?
May 31, 2022
Free Speech: The Power of an Independent Press
May 24, 2022
Free Speech: The Government and Us
May 17, 2022
The Weeds: How the 1918 Flu Pandemic Ended
May 10, 2022
A Disability Discourse
May 03, 2022
American Jews and the American Story
Apr 26, 2022
Tax Dollars and Tech Dollars: Who Supports Society?
Apr 19, 2022
Don’t Say Gay: A Queer History
Apr 12, 2022
Ketanji Brown Jackson, Criminal Justice, & Public Defense
Apr 05, 2022
War Crimes & War Codes
Mar 29, 2022
Statecraft, Secrets, and Lies
Mar 22, 2022
Women Warriors: Ukraine & Beyond
Mar 15, 2022
Avatars of Democracy: Zelensky & More
Mar 08, 2022
Heather Cox Richardson's Interview with President Biden
Mar 04, 2022
Defining the State of the Union
Mar 01, 2022
Bans, Schools, & Power: False Majorities
Feb 22, 2022
Bans, Schools, & Power: Public Education
Feb 15, 2022
Bans, Schools, & Power: Book Panics
Feb 08, 2022
The Culture of Cash
Feb 01, 2022
CAFE Insider Special 1/27: Breyer Retires
Jan 27, 2022
When Americans Can't Turn Away
Jan 25, 2022
Restitution & Reparations
Jan 18, 2022
The Lure of Political Outsiders
Jan 11, 2022
Historians Have Their Heroes
Dec 21, 2021
God & Morality in American Politics
Dec 14, 2021
Disinformation and Democracy
Dec 07, 2021
Encore: Creating Federal Holidays, July 4th to Juneteenth
Nov 30, 2021
Thanksgiving Wars
Nov 23, 2021
Mill ‘Girls,’ Company Men, & the Great Resignation
Nov 16, 2021
Associations: From the Masons to the Mob
Nov 09, 2021
Democracy Is In the Mail
Nov 02, 2021
Gastropod: Trick or Treat: Soul Cakes, Candy Corn, and Sugar Skulls Galore!
Oct 29, 2021
Voting Rights: The Big Picture (ft. Carol Anderson)
Oct 26, 2021
The Rise of Bully Politics
Oct 19, 2021
Speakers of the House: Velvet Gloves and Iron Fists
Oct 12, 2021
Split Party Politics
Oct 05, 2021
Government Debt Roulette
Sep 28, 2021
New York, New York
Sep 21, 2021
Abortion: Whose Choice?
Sep 14, 2021
Climate Control
Sep 07, 2021
Attacking and Defending Voting Rights
Aug 31, 2021
Afghanistan & American Styles of War
Aug 24, 2021
Treason(ish)
Aug 17, 2021
A Backstage Peek
Aug 10, 2021
Projecting America at the Olympics
Aug 03, 2021
The Human Toll of Infrastructure
Jul 27, 2021
Culture Wars
Jul 20, 2021
Judging the Supreme Court
Jul 13, 2021
Creating Federal Holidays, July 4th to Juneteenth
Jul 06, 2021
Corrupting the Commonwealth
Jun 29, 2021
QAnon, Cults, and Cutlery
Jun 22, 2021
Battling Over Critical Race Theory
Jun 15, 2021
Investigating Democracy
Jun 08, 2021
Entangling Alliances
Jun 01, 2021
Introducing Now & Then
May 14, 2021