NPR’s On the Media Interviews Feller about Relationship between 1824 Election, Today

National Public Radio‘s On the Media interviewed history professor Dan Feller about what the election of 1824 tells us regarding the role of parties in American democracy.

Feller discussed how the election of 1824 and the alleged corrupt bargain that decided it laid the groundwork for our modern two-party system and the notion that the people, not the politicians, should get to pick the president. Listen online.