About This Show
In this podcast for fans of presidential history, 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. Part of the Panoply Network.
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The Partial Truths of the Presidency
Presidents FDR, Bush, Obama and others delivered partial truths to the American people. Were they good leaders?Whistlestop is Slate’s podcast about presidential campaign history. Hosted by our political correspondent and Political Gabfest panelist John Dickerson, each installment will revisit a memorable (or even a forgotten) moment from America's quadrennial 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