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Unpopular, Unable, Unfit: America's History Of Removing Presidents

Feb 6, 2019

America's history contains numerous examples of the ways a presidency can end, from impeachment, resignation, or assassination to rejected renomination bids, illness and failed attempts at re-election. 

Why did the founding fathers built limits to executive power into the Constitution? What can the record of past presidential departures and disempowerments teach us about political order in the United States?

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This interview aired on Thursday, February 7, 2019.