A new episode of the Madison presidency series is now available!
Jan. 3, 2017

Mini Episode 01 – Presidential Transitions

Mini Episode 01 – Presidential Transitions

As a prelude to our full launch, this mini episode is an informal discussion of presidential transitions that have been less than smooth. From John Adams ducking out on his successor’s inauguration to name calling between Eisenhower and Kennedy,


As a prelude to our full launch, this mini episode is an informal discussion of presidential transitions that have been less than smooth. From John Adams ducking out on his successor’s inauguration to name calling between Eisenhower and Kennedy, there are a number of examples of presidents who haven’t always wished their predecessors or successors well upon their transition.