33 episodes

Welcome to Impressions of America, a podcast on modern American history, presented by Simon, Tobi and Vaughn. We cover the changing political discourse since the 1950s. From the Cronkite years to Trump. You can also follow us on Twitter @USAimpressions

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Welcome to Impressions of America, a podcast on modern American history, presented by Simon, Tobi and Vaughn. We cover the changing political discourse since the 1950s. From the Cronkite years to Trump. You can also follow us on Twitter @USAimpressions

    Politics - The RNC and another bad week for Donald Trump

    Politics - The RNC and another bad week for Donald Trump

    In this episode, Simon, Tobi and Vaughn look back at all the fun from the RNC and discuss The Atlantic article on Donald Trump's comments about American soldiers.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Politics - DNC, Biden, Harris and Trump

    Politics - DNC, Biden, Harris and Trump

    In this episode, Simon, Tobi and Vaughn discuss the 2020 Democratic National Convention, as well as Kamala Harris being picked as the VP candidate. They also look ahead to the Republican National Convention and discuss another interesting week for President Trump.

    Here is the link to the article mentioned in the episode on voting options in every state https://impressionsofamerica.com/2020/08/15/voting-options-in-every-state/

    • 1 hr 48 min
    Episode 23 - The Christian Right

    Episode 23 - The Christian Right

    In this episode, Simon, Tobi and Vaughn look at the Christian Right in the second episode of their trilogy of shows on Ronald Reagan. This episode explores the political and social climate that lead to evangelicals forming an alliance with the Republican party and the role religion played in Ronald Reagan's 1980 presidential campaign. We also look at Reagan's response to the AIDS crisis and the role religion has played in politics in the decades following Reagan.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Bonus Episode - Website Launch, The President Is Missing, Too Much and Never Enough

    Bonus Episode - Website Launch, The President Is Missing, Too Much and Never Enough

    To celebrate the launch of our new website www.ImpressionsOfAmerica.com we've done a bonus episode focusing on Vaughn's Book Corner - featuring The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson and Too Much and Never Enough by Mary L. Trump.

    A special thanks to Tim Fransen for creating the website.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Politics - The Never Trump Movement with Adam H. Johnson from Citations Needed Podcast

    Politics - The Never Trump Movement with Adam H. Johnson from Citations Needed Podcast

    In this episode, Simon, Tobi and Vaughn are joined by Adam H. Johnson from Citations Needed Podcast to discuss the Never Trump Movement.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 22 - The Californian Ideology with Richard Barbrook and Alex Sayf Cummings

    Episode 22 - The Californian Ideology with Richard Barbrook and Alex Sayf Cummings

    In this episode, Simon, Tobi and Vaughn are joined by Richard Barbrook and Alex Sayf Cummings to discuss the "Californian Ideology", an essay co-authored by Richard in 1995 which was a critique of dotcom neoliberalism.

    • 1 hr 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

BlockishMark ,

Five stars

Informative and entertaining, hosts have great chemistry. A must listen for anyone with an interest in more recent American history and its media.

Ulysses Porkins ,

great start

off to a good start. the hosts could be more animated, but the guests so far have been very strong and they carry the show along nicely. eager for more.

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