16: A Deep Dive on the Presidential Cabinet- Origin, Tradition and Future w/ Lindsay Chervinsky

16: A Deep Dive on the Presidential Cabinet- Origin, Tradition and Future w/ Lindsay Chervinsky

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16: A Deep Dive on the Presidential Cabinet- Origin, Tradition and Future w/ Lindsay Chervinsky

In this episode, Jacob talks to Lindsay Chervinsky, a historian of early America, the Presidency and especially the Presidential Cabinet. Lindsay came out with a new book linked here. Here’s what they talk about: 
 
00:00 Intro
2:50 The British origins of the cabinet as an institution  
9:41  The importance of republican virtue
15:44 The cabinet’s glass ceiling
19:52 Did the cabinet ultimately succeed or fail? Jefferson v. Hamilton
30:59 The future of the cabinet
36:34 Criticism of sitting presidents by former cabinet officials
40:50 Lindsay’s favorite cabinet members in history
45:53 Outro 
 
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