Civics 101

Series produced by New Hampshire Public Radio

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A podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.

Why does the U.S. have an Electoral College? How do congressional investigations work? What does the minority whip actually do? Civics 101 is the podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.


108 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Why do we vote the way we vote?

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Have super PACs changed the way American elections work?

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:09
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A look at America's social safety net

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:22
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We celebrate our one-year anniversary with the first annual Civics 101 lightning round.

  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:14
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Why do we have only two major political parties?

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Who writes those scary warnings on cigarette packs?

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 04:31
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What do you do with your life after you've been the leader of the free world?

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 04:18
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How the Federal Government reorganized itself in the wake of September 11th.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 04:15
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Where does our national anthem come from?

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 1
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What is Camp David and what do presidents use it for?

Bought by KUER and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 2
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FEMA does more than show up on the scene of natural disasters.

Bought by KUER and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:38
  • Purchases: 2
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What do alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and explosives all have in common?

Bought by KUER and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 2
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Being friends with the U.S. is not as simple as it sounds.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 1
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The past, present, and future of the Department of Housing and Urban Development

Bought by KUER and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 2
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What do the National Archives have tucked away?

Bought by KUER and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:26
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 04:32
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 04:14
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One of the founding institutions of America's government is also one of the most overlooked and surprising: the Postal Service.

  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 03:50
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What is the relationship between Native American reservations and the federal government?

  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:33
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Who works in the White House, and what do they do?

  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:20