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Whistlestop: Presidential History and Trivia

By Slate

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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.

Customer Reviews

Four more years!

It's like reading a book or three in 30 minutes. Then, when the podcast is over, you want to go out and read all three of the books John cited on your own time.

Hits the spot

This podcast is fantastic. It’s definitely for anyone who enjoys US history generally and the founding fathers specifically. It also provides the framework needed to fully appreciate how bizarre and troubling the current president’s actions are and have been during his tenure. Check it out!

Amazingly timely

As always👍🏻