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BPR News Presents: The Porch Episode 004


In this episode of BPR News Presents: The Porch -

  • We feature an episode of WUNC's podcast Tested titled 'An American Coup' which looks at the only violent overthrow of a government in U.S. history, which occurred in 1898 in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Western Carolina University political scientist Dr. Chris Cooper gives us a civics lesson on what it takes to remove and/or discipline sitting members of Congress, plus how an impeachment trial of President Trump can go on even when he is no longer in office
  • Asheville therapist Omileye Achikeobi-Lewis talks about vicarious trauma that a person can feel watching or listening the news about the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol

(The BPR News Presents theme song is The Vibes by Audiobinger.  Other music featured in this episode includes Feeling by Borrtex)