Love of word and number games, Trump’s involvement in plans to seize voting machines

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We hear from callers and WPR staff about their favorite word and number games and brainteasers. Then a presidential historian weighs in on new reporting about former President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election.

Featured in this Show

  • What are your favorite word puzzles and brainteasers?

    After coming on the scene last fall, millions of people now reportedly play the online game Wordle every day. We want to hear about why you play the popular word-guessing game or other brainteasers, such as Words with Friends, Jumble, Sudoku, Scrabble and more.

  • New revelations about Trump's effort to overturn 2020 election

    The New York Times recently reported that former President Trump discussed having the U.S. military seize voting machines in certain battleground states following his loss in the 2020 election. We talk to a presidential historian about that, and the threats that remain to American democracy.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Jeffrey Engel Guest