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Mark A. Lempke explores what losing presidential candidates can tell us about United States history. There's a lot more than elections here; we'll explore U.S. culture, religion, politics, and society along the way. Intended for politics nerds, history buffs, and all those who have suffered some kind of humiliating defeat.

The Also-Rans Mark A. Lempke

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Mark A. Lempke explores what losing presidential candidates can tell us about United States history. There's a lot more than elections here; we'll explore U.S. culture, religion, politics, and society along the way. Intended for politics nerds, history buffs, and all those who have suffered some kind of humiliating defeat.

    Episode 1: The Agony of Defeat

    Episode 1: The Agony of Defeat

    Or "The Tao of Losing." This introductory episode to The Also-Rans introduces the podcast's concept and makes the case for why we need to pay attention to the candidates who lost the presidential election. 

    • 28 min

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