Nov 5, 2021 - Podcasts

Where Biden’s ambitions fit into presidential history

The pandemic and its impact on the economy have given President Biden a rare opportunity to spend so big it would expand key programs all Americans rely on.

To understand how Biden’s spending packages stack up against FDR’s New Deal of the 1930s, Dwight D. Eisenhower’s notion of the Interstate highway system and Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society, Axios Re:Cap host Margaret Talev is joined by historian and author Julian Zelizer.

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