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Whistlestop: Presidential History and Trivia

A Society, Culture and History podcast featuring John Dickerson
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John Dickerson of Slate’s Political Gabfest revisits a moment from the American carnival of politics. Hear about the grand speeches, emergency strategies, baby kissing, and backstabbing that make each presidential cycle so fascinating.

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The Presidency as a Consumer Experience (Part 1)
This episode of Whistlestop travels to October 12, 2012 when Democratic candidate Barack Obama was declared the loser at the first Presidential debate against Mitt Romney and Twitter won.Whistlestop is Slate’s podcast about presidential history. Ho…
Avoiding A Great Re-Recession
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Podcast Details
Started
Feb 21st, 2015
Latest Episode
Jun 6th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
94
Avg. Episode Length
39 minutes
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