100 episodes

Area 45 is a Hoover Institution podcast devoted to the Trump administration and the policy avenues available to America’s forty-fifth president. It is hosted by Hoover fellow, Bill Whalen.

Just as area 45 is a medical term for a frontal portion of the human brain, we intend to take a cerebral approach to governing in this toxic political climate. There will be no rancor, no partisanship, but instead Hoover fellows’ keen insights on such thorny matters as taxation and economic growth, health care reform, national security, government entitlements, and improving schools.

Podcasts will be released weekly, with topics and fellows changing from broadcast to broadcast.

Area 45 Hoover Institution

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Area 45 is a Hoover Institution podcast devoted to the Trump administration and the policy avenues available to America’s forty-fifth president. It is hosted by Hoover fellow, Bill Whalen.

Just as area 45 is a medical term for a frontal portion of the human brain, we intend to take a cerebral approach to governing in this toxic political climate. There will be no rancor, no partisanship, but instead Hoover fellows’ keen insights on such thorny matters as taxation and economic growth, health care reform, national security, government entitlements, and improving schools.

Podcasts will be released weekly, with topics and fellows changing from broadcast to broadcast.

    Another Philly Special?

    Another Philly Special?

    Election integrity comes under legal scrutiny.

    • 1 hr
    Area 45: And The Winner Is . . .

    Area 45: And The Winner Is . . .

    What do the polls suggest about the health of the two candidacies?

    • 1 hr 2 min
    “Your Lights Are Getting Dimmer”

    “Your Lights Are Getting Dimmer”

    David Brady reviews polling data showing how the 2020 race compares, at this point, to 2016’s contest nationally and in battleground states.

    • 47 min
    Area 45: A Healthy Amendment?

    Area 45: A Healthy Amendment?

    The 25th Amendment to the US Constitution clarifies presidential succession in the event of death or resignation. What’s not so clear is prolonged incapacitation.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Foreign To This Election

    Foreign To This Election

    Markos Kounalakis discusses unrest in Egypt and Iran – and offers a few foreign policy questions in advance of next week’s presidential debate.

    • 47 min
    Replacing “The Notorious RBG”

    Replacing “The Notorious RBG”

    The legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg as well as the pros and cons of waging a bitter confirmation battle before or after Election Day.

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
351 Ratings

351 Ratings

easterbunnyclan ,

Another Great Hoover Podcast

I listen to most of the Hoover podcasts. When I saw this one was titled “45” for the 45th President, I wasn’t sure I’d like it because, while I am a Conservative, I’m not the biggest Trump fan. But I gave it a try and was pleased to discover this really has little to do with the President himself, it is discussion of recent political issues in the typical thoughtful, smart style we expect from Hoover Institute podcasts. Thanks!

Sam big fan ,

Worse pollster in America they’re in the bag for the left

The pollsters on this show are always wrong, they all hate President Trump and lie though there teeth support the lying, cheating democrats who support the corrupt joebiden .

JoeAvgNobody ,

Interesting, intelligent and honest.

As with all of the Hoover podcasts... simply great! The depths of knowledge and insight coupled with longevity in the fields of study, provides a perfect balanced conversation. Regardless of topic.

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