Hosts Chuck Woolery and Mark Young welcome author, Constitutional expert and Hillsdale College history professor Dr. Paul Rahe to discuss the 17th Amendment and how it has changed American politics. Episode highlights include the birth of the progressive movement, a look forward to the 2016 presidential election and a thoughtful discussion about what makes a good president.
Dr. Paul A. Rahe is an accomplished author and instructor, currently Professor of History at Hillsdale College. He studied at Cornell, Yale and Oxford, earning his Ph.D. at Yale in ancient history.
With decades of teaching across a number of subjects related to literature, history and politics, ten published books, multiple scholarly articles and contributions to other publications, Rahe has proven himself an expert in world and American history. He has written extensively about the United States Constitution, the republican form of government and other weighty issues affecting politics as we know them today, with the benefit of an historical perspective dating back to ancient Rome and Greece.