Here's Where it Went Wrong

Trains: When A Rail Road Company Pretended To Be French

Episode Summary

Andrew and Wen are joined by Randall Otis for a post election, pre results anxiety fest about trains! Together they trace the history of the Trans-Continental Railroad, through the beginning as just a horse on a track to where it went wrong with one of the biggest fraud cases in early American History. Join them for a hilarious conversation about the incredible history of trains, fake french banks, and a reminder that things have always been incredibly stupid.

Episode Notes

Wen and Andrew sit down with the always hilarious writer and comedian Randall Otis! In honor of the election, they dig deep into one of the first big Congressional scandals, and follow it's history from a simple train to a scheme that involved several administrations! 

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