Slow Burn

A Society, Culture and History podcast featuring Leon Neyfakh
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Leon Neyfakh excavates the strange subplots and forgotten characters of recent political history—and finds surprising parallels to the present. Season 1 of Slow Burn captured what it felt like to live through Watergate; Season 2 does the same with the saga of Bill Clinton’s impeachment.

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A special edition of Slow Burn features Leon Neyfakh live on stage. In the second of two episodes, Leon was joined in by Emily Bazelon, Wesley Morris, Dan Savage, and Andi Zeisler to explore lingering questions about the Clinton legacy.  Plus, Clara Jeffery discusses Hillary Clinton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A special edition of Slow Burn features Leon Neyfakh live on stage. In the first of two episodes, Leon was joined in by Ruth Marcus and Rick Perlstein to explore lingering questions about the Clinton legacy.  Plus, a story from the season 2 cutting room floor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Imaveganheathen reviewed this podcast on Sep 22nd, 2018
"This is a thoughtful deep dive into two of the most profound scandals in recent American History."
 
malene_gitte reviewed this podcast on Jan 9th, 2019
"Very well researched show, and really interesting even to non-americans."
 
cabrian reviewed this podcast on Mar 3rd, 2018
"Despite being made by political liberals this is very good. "
 

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Podcast Details
Started
Nov 17th, 2017
Latest Episode
Dec 5th, 2018
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
26
Avg. Episode Length
37 minutes

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