The JuntoCast LIVE!: Elections in Early America

The JuntoCast LIVE in Missouri PosterThe JuntoCast returns for 2016-17 with this timely episode in which Ken Owen, Michael Hattem, Roy Rogers, and special guest Jeffrey L. Pasley discuss the role and development of elections in early America from the colonial period to the antebellum era. It was recorded in front of a live (studio) audience at the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy at the University of Missouri in Columbia on October 7, 2016. The event was supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities administered by the Missouri Humanities Council. For more information about this episode, including suggestions for further reading, visit the episode page on our website. Continue reading

The JuntoCast, Episode 15: “Founders” in Early America

The JuntoCastWe’re happy to bring you the fifteenth episode of “The JuntoCast.” Continue reading

The JuntoCast, Episode 14: Popular Protest in Early America

The JuntoCastWe’re happy to bring you the fourteenth episode of “The JuntoCast.” Continue reading

The JuntoCast, Episode 13: Education in Early America

The JuntoCastWe’re happy to bring you the thirteenth episode of “The JuntoCast.” Continue reading

The JuntoCast, Episode 12: Bailyn’s Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

The JuntoCastAfter our summer hiatus, “The JuntoCast” is back with a new type of episode. Continue reading

The JuntoCast, Episode 11: The Declaration of Independence

The JuntoCastWhat better way to get ready for celebrating July 4th than to listen to the newest episode of “The JuntoCast” on the Declaration of Independence? Continue reading

The JuntoCast, Episode 10: Gender in Early America

The JuntoCastAfter a brief hiatus, “The JuntoCast” returns with its tenth episode, this time covering gender in early America. Continue reading

The JuntoCast, Episode 9: The Early American Presidency

The JuntoCastIn honor of President’s Day, this month’s episode features Ken Owen, Michael Hattem, and Roy Rogers discussing issues related to the development of the Presidency in the early republic, including the initial defining of the office by Federalists and John Adams’ and Thomas Jefferson’s challenges in navigating that office, as well as the role of the Presidency in public memory. Continue reading

The JuntoCast, Episode 8: Thomas Paine and “Common Sense”

The JuntoCastIn this month’s episode, Ken Owen, Michael Hattem, Roy Rogers, and Ben Park discuss Thomas Paine, including reconsidering the importance of his most famous work, “Common Sense,” his life as an eighteenth-century transatlantic radical, and his legacy today compared to that of the other “founders.”

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The JuntoCast, Episode 7: The Great Awakening

The JuntoCastIn this month’s episode of “The JuntoCast,” Ken Owen, Michael Hattem, Roy Rogers, and Mark Boonshoft discuss the Great Awakening, including its historiography, its relationship to the American Revolution, and its contemporary significance.

You can click here to listen to the mp3 in a new window or right-click to download and save for later. You can also subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. We would greatly appreciate it if our listeners could take a moment to rate or, better yet, review the podcast in iTunes. As always, any and all feedback from our listeners is greatly welcomed and appreciated. Continue reading