Date Pegs » Presidents' Day

Great choices about presidents past and present compiled by the PRX editorial staff.
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A conversation with Chas Freeman about Nixon's historic breakthrough in China.

Bought by KICI Iowa City, Boise State Public Radio, KRPS, WLPR , Nevada Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 10, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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When Colin Rafferty moved to Virginia in 2008 he didn’t know much about the presidents, so he set out to read a biography of each one.

Bought by WGCU, WTJU, WLPR , KEDT, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Feb 10, 2022
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Before Vietnam sunk his presidency, LBJ compiled record accomplishments domestically: medicare, civil and voting rights, immigration reform, and pu...

Bought by WVTF, KICI Iowa City, WNMU-FM, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KOSU and more


  • Added: Mar 17, 2020
  • Length: 52:00
  • Purchases: 33
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Assessing President Trump's first year - Reading and reflecting on the lives of the presidents - Why did the first presidents live so long? - The N...

Bought by KICI Iowa City, WCNY, KTSW 89.9, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WAMC Northeast Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 27
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The character of a country, and its President, are revealed -- as a traumatic war winds down, and eerie events presage Abraham Lincoln's own end...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KPVL, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, Prairie Public, KUNM and more


  • Added: Jan 23, 2008
  • Length: 58:23
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Lincoln Legacy Lectures
A one-hour program drawn from the 2008 Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series, a discussion of the politics during Abraham Lincoln’s Presidency relating to ...

Bought by WVPE, KTSW 89.9, KMUD, WNMU-FM, KSFR and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer joins host Dick Golden to paint a portrait of America's 16th president through words and the music of Tony Bennett.

Bought by KUCB and KUT


  • Added: Jan 22, 2010
  • Length: 57:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Famed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin explores the political genius of “Honest Abe”.

Bought by WAMC Northeast Public Radio, MPR News Stations, KMXT, KMUZ, WRFA-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 22, 2005
  • Length: 01:00:13
  • Purchases: 10
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Go back in time to 1865 and re-live the biggest news event of the 19th Century - Abraham Lincoln's assassination. The Newseum's Patty Rhule takes ...

Bought by WYAP, WYAP, Boise State Public Radio, WHCP-LP Cambridge, WYAP and more


  • Added: Feb 17, 2011
  • Length: 53:31
  • Purchases: 10
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A conversation with James Douglass, author of "JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters". Douglass makes the case for his theory th...

Bought by Mississippi Public Broadcasting, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KMXT, WCPN and more


  • Added: Nov 10, 2008
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 19
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On this edition of Peace Talks Radio, what you might call an independent spin-off from Ken Burns 2014 documentary on The Roosevelts. We consider Te...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KUOW, KUOW and more


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:49
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Lincoln statue in Vandalia, IL
Looking at Lincoln’s time as a member of the Illinois legislature.

Bought by WYAP and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An exploration of just some of Abraham Lincoln’s favorite music and the music of his lifetime.

Bought by WRGY, KUPR low power FM, KICI Iowa City, WRFA-LP, 'The Sea' and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 26

  • Added: Dec 02, 2008
  • Length: 54:17
  • Purchases: 25
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From President to Postal Worker.

Bought by WFHB, PRX Remix, and WXAV 88.3FM Chicago


  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 21:22
  • Purchases: 3
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Almost anyone can do it... but what does it actually take?

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 31:46
  • Purchases: 1
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The history, the process, and some fancy robes.

Bought by KWMR, KVSC, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 19:25
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Fritz Klein as Lincoln
How Abraham Lincoln discovered humor and how jokes and tall tales helped him to make a point.

Bought by 'The Sea', KMUN, KSFR, KFCF FM, WYAP and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 22
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On this edition of Peace Talks Radio, what you might call an independent spin-off from Ken Burns 2014 documentary on The Roosevelts. We consider Te...

Bought by KMXT, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, Aspen Public Radio, Radio Baha'i, WLGI and more


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with James Douglass, author of "JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters". Douglass makes the case for his theory tha...

Bought by KVSC, KMXT, and KVSC


  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 3
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For Women's History Month, one of eight short profiles in her own words.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2008
  • Length: 05:31
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The intentional barrier between the people and who they want to be President.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KWMR, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 19:11
  • Purchases: 3