Episode 5: “Ohio v. Impeachment” (Ben Wade/Andrew Johnson) Merry XMas!!! Alex sits down with the Bruce Carlson, the host of the amazing show, “My History Can Beat Up Your Politics”, to discuss impeachment and more specifically, the Impeachment of President Andrew Johnson in 1868. We look at the life and career of Senator Benjamin Wade of Ohio and how/why Sen. Wade falls one vote short of being the 18th President of the United States.
Alex is also joined by Walt Keys of Land Grant Brewing in Columbus, OH. Walt discuss our beer of the episode, 1862 Ale, (5:00) and the Morrill/Land Grant Act, sponsored by Sen. Wade in 1862 and passed by Congress (37:30). Everyone’s talking about presidential impeachment these days, find out how it works and its history.
Rate/review the show on iTunes. Check out Land Grant Brewing (www.landgrantbrewing.com) and Bruce Carlson’s awesome podcast “My History Can Beat Up Your Politics” at (www.myhistorycanbeatupyourpolitics.com). Happy New Year, Ohio!!!