Civics 101 – Episode 7: Executive Orders

Lesson Duration

Each podcast episode of Civics 101 gives listeners a basic, non-partisan, topical reintroduction to how the U.S. government works. The history of the topic, as well as connections to current news events, is explored.

Episode 7 is about the different “tools” of executive action available to a president to direct his/ her administration and enforce public policy. Are they laws? Can they be revoked by Congress? How are they vetted?

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New Hampshire Public Radio