This is the ninth podcast in a series on The Federalist Papers, with Dr. Thomas Krannawitter as your guide through the text. This podcast focuses on the introduction of the proposed branches of the national government, beginning with the House of Representatives, as presented in The Federalist Papers.

Dr. Krannawitter has taught undergraduate and graduate seminars on The Federalist Papers at Claremont McKenna College, Hillsdale College, Ashland University, and George Mason University, among other places. It’s one of his favorite topics. We hope it becomes one of yours, too.

This link will take you to an online digital version of The Federalist Papers.

To purchase the Kesler/Rossiter edition referenced in all Speakeasy podcasts on The Federalist Papersclick here.

For an example of a contemporary proposal to increase the size of the U.S. House of Representatives, which is among the subjects discussed in this podcast, check out this article in the Daily Kos.