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We’re doing a mash-up this week of some of our fave segments. We’ve got a father/son trucking/podcasting duo, the eight/nine justices of the Supreme Court, America’s first president and a pair of foreign podcast correspondents chiming in with some of their shows. Check ’em all out below!
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- Trucking Podcast — Buck and Don Ballard are a father and son from Wisconsin who have two significant things in common: they’re both truckers, and they love podcasts. So much so that they merged their two loves and are now co-hosts of a podcast all about trucking. And whatever else strikes their fancy.
- Radio Presents: More Perfect — The Supreme Court is smokin’ hot right now. With the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the bench, the nation’s highest court now has a full roster and is back in action. The legal eagles of More Perfect help us wade through what’s possibly coming down the pike and the route we took to get here.
- Presidents Are People, Too — The American presidency is a funny thing. Presidents are elected by the people, but they’re held up like gods. Or demons, depending. In this audio series, comedian Eliot Kalan and historian Alexis Coe dig into just who America’s presidents were…beyond the Oval Office.
- The Auditors — This pair of sisters based in Berlin and Sydney run an excellent website/newsletter devoted to podcasts called The Audit. And as of recently, they’re The Big Listen’s new foreign correspondents! Here’s what they recommend:
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Thanks for reading, pals! ‘Til next time…keep listening, America.
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