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Democracy in America – These Precious Premises. ep14, 620418

http://media.blubrry.com/retro/p/retro-otr.com/files/DemocracyInAmerica/620418ep14DIA_ThesePreciousPremises.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:17 — 13.0MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | Subscribe OptionsA study in American political optimism. America is full of opportunity, but the pendulum swings from prosperity to poverty, from success to failure. Its up to the industry of the individual to find his success. Roll the […]

Democracy in America – The Happy Republic. ep13, 620411

http://media.blubrry.com/retro/p/retro-otr.com/files/DemocracyInAmerica/620411ep13DIA_TheHappyRepublic.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:22 — 13.0MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | Subscribe OptionsAs D’Toukfel and Beaumont get ready to depart, they are guests at a party. What have they learned in the past year of travels? Beaumont is impressed by the frontier, and diversity of wilderness and civilization trying […]

Democracy in America – The Aristocrats of Freedom. ep12, 620404

http://media.blubrry.com/retro/p/retro-otr.com/files/DemocracyInAmerica/620404ep12DIA_TheAristocratsOfFreedom.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:01 — 13.3MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | Subscribe OptionsA study in American law and lawyers. The influence of lawyers in public life impressed our French travelers. Could it be due to the fact that they were lawyers themselves? They call lawyers the aristocracy in America. […]

Democracy in America – The Chief Instrument of Freedom. ep11, 620328

http://media.blubrry.com/retro/p/retro-otr.com/files/DemocracyInAmerica/620328ep11DIA_TheChiefInstrumentOfFreedom.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:08 — 12.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | Subscribe OptionsAudio warning: Not bad, but the audio speeds up in the middle. Eventually it returns to normal. A study in American press. Earlier in the series we found how the majority squashed the literature and arts, demanding […]

Democracy in America – Common Sense and Moonshine. ep10, 620321

http://media.blubrry.com/retro/p/retro-otr.com/files/DemocracyInAmerica/620321ep10DIA_CommonSenseAndMoonshine.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:06 — 20.0MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | Subscribe OptionsA study in American education. One notable thing our French travelers found was the lack of children running through the streets. Some may be working in factories, as they do in Europe, but the majority are in […]

Democracy in America – The Tyranny of the Majority. ep9, 620314

http://media.blubrry.com/retro/p/retro-otr.com/files/DemocracyInAmerica/620314ep9DIA_TheTyrannyOfTheMajority.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:39 — 13.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | Subscribe OptionsA study in American Freedom. Does freedom have any drawbacks? When majority rules, the idea is that if you have a different spin, you’re welcome to it… just keep it to yourself… or else. What do Americans […]

Democracy in America – The Heavenly Prison. ep8, 620307

http://media.blubrry.com/retro/p/retro-otr.com/files/DemocracyInAmerica/620307ep8DIA_TheHeavenlyPrison.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:10 — 13.4MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | Subscribe OptionsA study in American prisons. Even in America, there are those who don’t follow the rules of society, and find themselves in trouble with the law. More precisely, they go to a penitentiary, rather than capital punishment. […]

Democracy in America – The Cold Water Army. ep7, 620228

http://media.blubrry.com/retro/p/retro-otr.com/files/DemocracyInAmerica/620228ep7DIA_TheColdWaterArmy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:04 — 13.3MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | Subscribe OptionsA study in American progress. Can society be perfected, or changed? The trait of equality isn’t responsible for either, but it puts those ideals into a different light. Public meetings are called to denounce the government, or […]

Democracy in America – The Cement of Democracy. ep6,, 620221

http://media.blubrry.com/retro/p/retro-otr.com/files/DemocracyInAmerica/620221ep6DIA_TheCementOfDemocracy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:08 — 13.3MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | Subscribe OptionsA study in American religion. Religious institutions have remained distinct from government institutions. Our French travelers are amazed at the cross-denominational preaching in a prison from pastors of different faiths to the inmates each week. It works […]

Democracy in America – Any Woman Is a Lady. ep5, 620214

http://media.blubrry.com/retro/p/retro-otr.com/files/DemocracyInAmerica/620214ep5DIA_AnyWomanIsALady.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:37 — 13.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | Subscribe OptionsA study in American manners. Our two French travelers remark on the value that equality holds. Particularly that any woman can expect to travel anywhere, and be greeted with respect by everyone. The relationship between servant and […]