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Dec 18, 2019 1h 12m

Air Date 12/17/2019 Today we take a look at the history of impeachment starting with the crafting of the language in the constitution and on to how the impeachment process has played out over time. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 Take our audience survey: http://survey.libsyn.com/hippiesympathizer EPISODE SPONSORS: Bombas.com/LEFT  |  Madison-Reed.com (Promo Code: LEFT)  |  Clean Choice Energy SHOP AMAZON: Amazon USA | Amazon CA | Amazon UK  MEMBERSHIP ON PATREON (Get AD FREE Shows & Bonus Content!) SHOW NOTES Ch. 1: Impeaching Other Presidents - Amicus With Dahlia Lithwick - Air Date 12-7-19 Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Kate Shaw, a professor of law at Cardozo Law School and the co-director of the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy. Ch. 2: Lessons From That Other Impeachment - On the Media - Air Date 12-6-19 Bob interviews Brenda Wineapple, author of The Impeachers: the Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation. She describes our country's first presidential impeachment as a divisive, acrimonious one. Ch. 3: Nixon, Clinton, and What the Right Gets Wrong About Impeachment - Deconstructed with Mehdi Hasan - Air Date 12-5-19 Princeton history professor Kevin Kruse joins Mehdi Hasan to discuss what the current congress can learn from the historical examples of Bill Clinton, Richard Nixon, and Andrew Johnson. Ch. 4: John Dean On The Impeachment Comparisons - On the Media - Air Date 11-15-19 Brooke speaks to Nixon's former White House counsel John Dean to get his reflections on what other meaningful comparisons there are between these proceedings and the ones against Clinton and Nixon. Ch. 5: Tom Brokaw Remembers Watergate - Article II Inside Impeachment - Air Date 11-16-19 Brokaw discusses his time covering the fall of President Nixon and the parallels to today, as the nation watches the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump unfold. VOICEMAILS Ch. 6: Let them gather information - Jeff from New York Ch. 7: Why I became a member - Alan from Connecticut FINAL COMMENTS Ch. 8: Final comments on why it’s worth it to try to do the right thing TAKE ACTION! **TONIGHT (TUES. DEC. 17th): National "Nobody Is Above The Law" Protests Planned for Night Before House Impeachment Vote** Curated by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman  MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions): Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr  Milkwood - The Cabinetmaker Cases to Rest - Bodytonic Felt Lining - The Cabinetmaker The Spinnet - Castle Danger Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent   Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Support the show via Patreon Listen on iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify | Alexa Devices | +more Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at J[email protected] Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

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Air Date 12/17/2019 Today we take a look at the history of impeachment starting with the crafting of the language in the constitution and on to how the impeachment process has played out over time. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 Take our audience survey: http://survey.libsyn.com/hippiesympathizer EPISODE SPONSORS: Bombas.com/LEFT  |  Madison-Reed.com (Promo Code: LEFT)  |  Clean Choice Energy SHOP AMAZON: Amazon USA | Amazon CA | Amazon UK  MEMBERSHIP ON PATREON (Get AD FREE Shows & Bonus Content!) SHOW NOTES Ch. 1: Impeaching Other Presidents - Amicus With Dahlia Lithwick - Air Date 12-7-19 Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Kate Shaw, a professor of law at Cardozo Law School and the co-director of the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy. Ch. 2: Lessons From That Other Impeachment - On the Media - Air Date 12-6-19 Bob interviews Brenda Wineapple, author of The Impeachers: the Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation. She describes our country's first presidential impeachment as a divisive, acrimonious one. Ch. 3: Nixon, Clinton, and What the Right Gets Wrong About Impeachment - Deconstructed with Mehdi Hasan - Air Date 12-5-19 Princeton history professor Kevin Kruse joins Mehdi Hasan to discuss what the current congress can learn from the historical examples of Bill Clinton, Richard Nixon, and Andrew Johnson. Ch. 4: John Dean On The Impeachment Comparisons - On the Media - Air Date 11-15-19 Brooke speaks to Nixon's former White House counsel John Dean to get his reflections on what other meaningful comparisons there are between these proceedings and the ones against Clinton and Nixon. Ch. 5: Tom Brokaw Remembers Watergate - Article II Inside Impeachment - Air Date 11-16-19 Brokaw discusses his time covering the fall of President Nixon and the parallels to today, as the nation watches the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump unfold. VOICEMAILS Ch. 6: Let them gather information - Jeff from New York Ch. 7: Why I became a member - Alan from Connecticut FINAL COMMENTS Ch. 8: Final comments on why it’s worth it to try to do the right thing TAKE ACTION! **TONIGHT (TUES. DEC. 17th): National "Nobody Is Above The Law" Protests Planned for Night Before House Impeachment Vote** Curated by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman  MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions): Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr  Milkwood - The Cabinetmaker Cases to Rest - Bodytonic Felt Lining - The Cabinetmaker The Spinnet - Castle Danger Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent   Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Support the show via Patreon Listen on iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify | Alexa Devices | +more Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at [email protected] Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

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