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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Recording from the Oval
This episode of Whistlestop travels back to February 1971 when President Nixon asks his Chief of Staff if they can record conversations in the Oval Office for posterity.Whistlestop is Slate's podcast about presidential history. Hosted by political correspondent and Political Gabfest panelist John Dickerson, each installment will revisit memorable (or even forgotten) moments from America's Presidential carnival.Podcast production and edit by Jocelyn Frank.Research by Brian Rosenwald.Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts and more. Start your two-week free trial at slate.com/podcastplus.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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John Dickerson is one of the most educated and informed political minds of our day. The Whistlestop podcast delights and informs its listeners with wonderful insight and information about past presidential campaigns and, in its new iteration, how past presidents have acted in relation to themes or incidents that are going on during the current administration.
Date published: 2017-05-06