Podcast - "The Past, the Promise, the Presidency"


Welcome to The Past, the Promise, the Presidency, Season 1: Race and the American Legacy. This season explores one of the most pressing issues in all of American historythe country’s troubled and difficult history of race relations. We will explore this issue through the history of the nation’s most powerful office, the President of the United States. From Abraham Lincoln to Donald Trump, we aim to tell the full story of our country’s past, its promise, and what the future might hold.

The Past, the Promise, the Presidency is hosted by:

  • Dr. Lindsay Chervinsky - Scholar-in-Residence at the Institute for Thomas Paine Studies and Senior Fellow at the International Center for Jefferson Studies
  • Dr. Sharron Conrad - Postdoctoral Fellow at the SMU Center for Presidential History
  • Dr. Jeffrey Engel - Founding Director of the SMU Center for Presidential History

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