29 minutes | Jan 30, 2019

A ’90s-Style Government Shutdown (Part 2)

This episode of Whistlestop travels to November 7, 1995, when a long and uncomfortable plane ride helped fire up Speaker Gingrich to deliver a dramatic set of budget demands that President Bill Clinton did not expect.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.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: whistlestop@slate.com. Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Research by Brian Rosenwald and Elizabeth Hinson.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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