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Road To The White House
The story of Irish-American politics from the famine to JFK.
The Birth of the Machine and a 1st run at the Whitehouse
This episode tells the stories of 2 men, Richard ‘Boss’ Croker and Al Smith. Croker was born in Ireland but moved with his family to America at the age of 2 where he grew into a gang member.
The Power Brokers
This episode shows the power city bosses can have and how they can also influence national politics. Here we profile Tom Prendergast of Kansas City and Boston’s James Michael Curley.
The Kingmaker and the King
This episode tells the remarkable story of Chicago Mayor Richard J Daley who controlled the city for all of 20 years as Mayor and he was key to the choosing of JFK to be the Democratic Party nominee.
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