Ep. 1: James K. Polk

  • by Alexis Coe, Elliott Kalan, Jon Stewart, John Hodgman, Regina Mason, Simon Doonan, Isaac Margolis
  • 0 hrs and 26 mins
  • Original recording Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Alexis and Elliott begin the series with the largely overlooked 11th president, James K. Polk, and are joined by America's favorite satirist, Jon Stewart, writer and comedian John Hodgman, author Regina Mason, and Barney's Creative Ambassador-at-Large Simon Doonan.
Presidents Are People Too!, an Audible Original, recasts each of the American presidents as real-life people, complete with flaws, quirks, triumphs, scandals and bodily ailments. Hosts Elliott Kalan, former Daily Show head writer, and American historian and author Alexis Coe talk to experts, comedians, journalists, actors and re-enactors to better understand the men memorialized on the Washington Mall and those all but forgotten. To hear the series in full, log in to the Audible app and click on the “Channels” icon.

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Entertaining and informative

A fantastic means to learn about American history. Through learning about the individual person that happened to be the President, during that period of our growing Experiment in Democracy.
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- Chris Congleton

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-15-2017
  • Publisher: Audible Original