Virginia Heffernan is an American journalist and cultural critic. Heffernan is the co-hosts of Slate's Trumpcast podcast.
Virginia Heffernan welcomes back Dahlia Lithwick, Slate staff writer and host of Amicus, about the loss of RBG, Rep. Adam Schiff’s call to the GOP’s conscience, not being “ladylike” in the face of disaster, and the strength of our system of checks and balances in the face of coup threats. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Virginia Heffernan talks to producer Sally Herships and reporter Sarah Kleiner of The Heist, a new investigative podcast from the Center for Public Integrity covering a tax-centric political swindle and how power works in Trump’s presidency. Herships and Kleiner talk in-depth about the series, the benefits specific Republican donors have received, and what it’s like to try to track down Steve Mnuchin—or find out anything about him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Virginia Heffernan talks to Tony Schwartz, the author infamous for penning Trump: The Art of the Deal, about his latest book, Dealing With the Devil: My Mother, Trump and Me, how Trump has impacted his life, how we grapple with our inner lawyers, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Virginia Heffernan talks to Georgetown law professor Paul Butler, former trial attorney with the US Department of Justice and author of Chokehold: Policing Black Men, about the events in Kenosha and the Black Lives Matter movement, criminal justice, and what it means to celebrate black joy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Aug 8th, 1969
Location
Bad Wildbad, Deutschland
Episode Count
589
Podcast Count
2
Total Airtime
1 week, 6 days
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 550128