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July 21, 2016

Episode 27 - The Road to Hillary Clinton: The Democrats since the 1960s

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With the Republican convention in Cleveland complete, all eyes turn now to Philadelphia where the Democrats will gather to nominate the first ever woman to head a major party ticket in US history. 

Joined once more by the University of Oxford's Paddy Andelic (@pkandelic) we take a deep dive into the recent history of the Democratic party and travel the road to Hillary Clinton. Beginning amid the chaos of the 1968 convention in Chicago, we talk through Humphrey, McGovern, Watergate Babies, Carter, Ted Kennedy, Tip O'Neill, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama.  

Thanks again for listening. Next month we'll be back turning our focus to cultural history, but look out for an election special before November!

Cheers,
Mark and Malcolm

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