August 2021

Gandhi, “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” Quote or No Quote?

By |2021-08-24T08:51:39-04:00August 21st, 2021|Myths|

Start your own podcast and let me help! Join my new course, "Create a Successful and Rewarding Podcast!" Click here: https://bit.ly/PBPodcastCourse It's been weeks and weeks since we looked at a Gandhi quotation. Given that [...]

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July 2021

Household Gods: the Religious Lives of the Adams Family

By |2021-07-27T10:47:20-04:00July 27th, 2021|Myths|

Reflecting on his past, President John Adams mused that it was religion that had shaped his family's fortunes and young America's future. For the nineteenth century's first family, the Adamses of Massachusetts, the [...]

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Charlie Brown’s America: the Popular Politics of Peanuts

By |2021-07-06T12:10:58-04:00July 6th, 2021|Myths|

Professor Blake Scott Ball discusses his new book on the history of the Peanuts comic strip! Despite--or perhaps because of--its huge popular culture status, Peanuts enabled cartoonist Charles Schulz to offer political commentary [...]

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June 2021

Abraham Lincoln “Government of the people, by the people, and for the people…” Quote or No Quote?

By |2021-06-09T13:03:28-04:00June 9th, 2021|Myths|

Voting rights are being taken away in 2021. So we should listen again to Honest Abe. Right? But did he actually say, "...government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall [...]

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