The besties are back! Alyson and everyone’s favorite history teacher, Ryan Pryor, spend most of this episode catching up with each other after not recording for 4 months. They also share some of the CIA assassination attempts on Fidel Castro. But… it’s mostly banter. You’ve been warned.
This week, Alyson talks about the Kennedys’ Irish heritage, and JFK’s tour of Ireland in 1963.
This week, Alyson discusses the history behind President Kennedy and J. Robert Oppenheimer’s interactions, including President Johnson presenting him with the Enrico Fermi Award.
This week, Alyson discusses Ted Kennedy’s 1980 presidential campaign.
This week, Alyson talks about Jacqueline Bouvier’s first visit to the Kennedy Compound on July 20, 1953.
This week, Alyson speaks with the author of Jackie and Countdown to Dallas, Paul Brandus.
This week, Alyson speaks with the author of “Jackie” and “Countdown to Dallas”, Paul Brandus.nnPaul’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/WestWingReportnPurchase “Countdown to Dallas”: https://amzn.to/4318ZFDnPurchase “Jackie: Her Transformation from First Lady to Jackie O”: https://amzn.to/4318ZFDnListen to “From First Lady to Jackie O.”: https://evergreenpodcasts.com/from-first-lady-to-jackie-onVisit the White House: https://www.whitehouse.gov/visit/nnNewsletter: www.kennedydynasty.com/newsletternShop New Merch: www.kennedydynasty.com/shopnRecommendations: www.kennedydynasty.com/recommendationsnInstagram: www.instagram.com/kennedydynastynFacebook: www.facebook.com/kennedydynastypodcastnPatreon: www.patreon.com/kennedydynastynWebsite: www.kennedydynasty.comnLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week, Alyson discusses UK & US relations during the Kennedy years.
This week, Alyson talks about the career of Joe Kennedy III, who currently serves as United States Special Envoy for Northern Ireland.
This week, Alyson catches you up on some big news. She also talks about the history of the Egg Roll, which is one of the oldest annual White House traditions, and her experience attending this year!