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Steve Inskeep On America’s First Power Couple

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Jessie and John Frémont, were, arguably, the first real power couple in the United States. In fact, an 1850s magazine claimed they were as important as Jesus Christ. Steve Inskeep, co-host of NPR’s Morning Edition and Up First, joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the most famous trailblazing political couple you’ve likely never heard of. His new book is called “Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Fremont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War.”