Here are some of the headlines we hit on in this episode: Author Jesse Berrett's observations of the growth of the NFL in the 1960's and how it influenced American politics.
Grab your own copy of Mr. Berrett's book Pigskin Nation: How the NFL Remade American Politics.
Look up Jesse at his website here.
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