Americast

A Merry Cast: Past, Present and Future of US Politics

Dec. 28, 2023

Americast reimagines the Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol, to understand the changing landscape of American politics.

They are joined by Heather Cox Richardson, historian and author of the hugely popular newsletter "Letters from an American", who helps guide them through the past, the present and the future of the United States on this special Christmas edition.

HOSTS: • Sarah Smith, North America editor • Justin Webb, Radio 4 presenter • Marianna Spring, disinformation and social media correspondent • Anthony Zurcher, North America correspondent

GUEST: • Heather Cox Richardson, author

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This episode was made by George Dabby with Catherine Fusillo. The technical producer was Jack Graysmark. The series producer is George Dabby. The senior news editor is Sam Bonham.

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