A Bit About Government Shutdowns and Show Update

In 1981, the government was shut off - that's what they called it then.  But just for a day.  We discuss how new the concept of sending federal workers home is, and when and how it started.  Plus a show update and some of the other podcasts I've appeared on.  

My History Can Beat Up Your Politics

Today's political debates, particularly on cable news, talk radio and blog comments can be limiting. In this podcast, Bruce Carlson applies as much history as possible to the politics of today.

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