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