063: Like a Bull Moose

A period cartoon from Punch comments on the rivalry between Taft and Roosevelt.

The growing rift between US President William Howard Taft and his predecessor, Theodore Roosevelt, comes to a head in the 1912 Presidential election, as Roosevelt decides to challenge Taft for the Republican Presidential nomination.

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Fanfare

Opening Theme

“Scott Joplin’s New Rag”
Composed in 1912 by Scott Joplin. Public domain.
Performed by Gerluz, and used pursuant to a Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 license. Source.

Closing Theme

Except when otherwise indicated, the contents of this podcast are © and ℗ 2016, 2017 by Mark Painter, all rights reserved. Some sound effects used by arrangement with Pond 5.

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