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In this bite-sized 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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Whistlestop host John Dickerson revisits October 28, 1980 and the lies, blame and competitive advantage that were swirling around during the Carter-Reagan Debategate scandal.Whistlestop is Slate’s podcast about presidentialcampaign history. Hosted by our political correspondent and PoliticalGabfest panelist JohnDickerson, each installment will revisit amemorable (or even a forgotten) moment from America's quadrennialcarnival.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:email@example.com