January 6, 2013

In partnership with Oliver Stone, American University Professor Peter Kuznick has produced a Showtime series on the “Untold History of the United States.” He offers some historical insights that present a different view of Henry Wallace … and Joseph Stalin.

Sally Denton has written a book about an establishment plot to oust Franklin D. Roosevelt, and she compares his opponents to those who smeared President Obama.

And Bill Press’s guest, Congresswoman Jackie Speier of California, asks her Republican colleagues, “What are you here for?”

  • Jan. 6, 2013 Jan. 6, 2013 Did that really happen? Two authors provide historical secrets from the New Deal and from the Cold War.
  • Peter Kuznick Peter Kuznick Peter Kuznick is a professor at American University. He has teamed up with controversial director Oliver Stone to produce a series for Showtime that offers an alternate history of the United States since World War II. He has also written a book to go along with the series, and he says it is just another side to American history.
  • Sally Denton Sally Denton Horrendous economic conditions, broken capitalism, vicious lies aimed at the president. These circumstances that faced President Obama were also present following the election of FDR in 1932. Author Sally Denton examines the plot against Roosevelt and points out the similarity of the tactics used by the right-wing hate machine to those used against Obama.
  • Jackie Speier Jackie Speier Bill Press's guest, Congresswoman Jackie Speier of California, asks her Republican colleagues, “What are you here for?”
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower Deep inside the "Taxpayer Relief Act."

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December 9, 2012

Did you know that Democratic “bosses” made FDR accept Harry Truman as vice president? Did you know that Truman was “very anti-Semitic and racist”? Did you know that Japan did not surrender primarily because of the atom bomb? These are parts of “The Untold History of the United States,” a book and Showtime series coauthored by Oliver Stone and our guest today, Professor Peter Kuznick.

Columnist Catherine Poe reviews the Republican version of the DREAM Act, and tells us -– thankfully — it has no chance of enactment.

And Bill Press interviews tax expert Michael Linden of the Center for American Progress about a solution to the budget and deficit problem.

  • Dec. 9, 2012 Dec. 9, 2012 A provocative take on untold stories of American history ,and provocative ideas from the GOP on immigration and from progressives on taxes and spending.
  • Peter Kuznick Peter Kuznick A new book and Showtime Television series presents an “Untold” story of American history, Co-author Peter Kuznick, tells us that Democratic party bosses, the British and the French hated FDR’s vice president Henry Wallace because he was anti-Wall Street and anti-fascist.The result, he says, was the atom bomb and the Cold War.
  • Catherine Poe  Catherine Poe Some Senate Republicans are offering an alternative to the Dream Act as a way of loosening immigration restrictions. Regular contributor and columnist Catherine Poe says it not only fails to lead to citizenship, it fails to have any chance of passage.
  • Michael Linden Michael Linden Bill Press interviews tax expert Michael Linden of the Center for American Progress about a solution to the budget and deficit problem.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower Boehner's pitiful budget pitches...

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