About This Show
In this podcast for fans of presidential campaign history, John Dickerson of Slate’s Political Gabfest revisits a moment from the American quadrennial carnival. Hear about the grand speeches, emergency strategies, baby kissing, and backstabbing that make each presidential election cycle so fascinating. Part of the Panoply Network.
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The Inauguration of the People's President
Whistlestop takes a journey to 1829 and the inauguration of President Andrew Jackson, the people's President. Whistlestop is Slate’s podcast about political history. Hosted by our political correspondent and PoliticalGabfest panelist JohnDickerson, each installment will revisit amemorable (or even a forgotten) moment from America's Presidential carnival.Podcastproduction and edit by Jocelyn Frank.Research byBrian Rosenwald.Love Slatepodcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonussegments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts and more. Start yourtwo-week free trial at slate.com/podcastplus.Email:firstname.lastname@example.org