The Making of the American Presidency (Part 4)

Released Wednesday, 27th March 2019
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This episode of Whistlestop travels to December 23, 1783 when the commander in chief of the Continental Army sat before the president of the Confederation Congress and prepared to step away from the job. 

Whistlestop is Slate’s podcast about presidential history. Hosted by Political Gabfest host John Dickerson, each installment will revisit memorable moments from America's presidential carnival.
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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Research by Brian Rosenwald and Elizabeth Hinson. 

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