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Episodes

Party of One

11/12/2018
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In "Party of One," Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about the midterm elections, and their aftermath.

Duration:00:08:11

This America

11/5/2018
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In "This America," Jill Lepore reports on how the bloody-mindedness of broken men can be countered only by principle and fortitude.

Duration:00:09:04

The Stakes

10/29/2018
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In "The Stakes," David Remnick reports on how the midterm elections are a referendum on Donald Trump.

Duration:00:08:51

Not Every Vote Counts

10/22/2018
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The suppression of minority votes is the homegrown corollary of the Administration’s xenophobic rhetoric—an attempt to place a white thumb on the demographic scale.

Duration:00:08:24

Global Warning

10/15/2018
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In "Global Warning," Elizabeth Kolbert asks what is Donald Trump’s response to the U.N.’s dire climate report?

Duration:00:08:42

Bystanders to History

10/8/2018
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In "Bystanders to History," Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about Brett Kavanaugh and the G.O.P.'s bargain with Trump.

Duration:00:08:26

On The Attack

10/1/2018
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In "On The Attack," Margaret Talbot writes about how Christine Blasey Ford's experience was just as bad as Anita Hill's - maybe worse.

Duration:00:08:38

The Next Confirmation

9/24/2018
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In "The Next Confirmation," Amy Davidson Sorkin asks, do the Democrats have a post-Kavanaugh, post-midterm game plan?

Duration:00:08:59

Scary Stuff

9/17/2018
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In "Scary Stuff," George Packer writes about the scariest parts of "Fear."

Duration:00:08:30

The Week that Was

9/10/2018
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In "The Week that Was," Jeffrey Toobin writes about the deceptive contrast between Trump and Cavanaugh.

Duration:00:08:40

Fire Alarm

9/4/2018
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In "Fire Alarm," Elizabeth Kolbert writes about the new normal of wildfires.

Duration:00:08:26

It Was Never Thus

8/27/2018
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In "It Was Never Thus," Jill Lepore reports about measuring Presidents' misdeeds.

Duration:00:09:03

Ten Years After

8/20/2018
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In "Ten Years After," George Packer reports on how the financial crisis of 2008 was years in the making and has had a lasting impact on American political life.

Duration:00:08:54

The Digital Public Square

8/13/2018
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In "The Digital Public Square," Steve Coll reports on Alex Jones and social media neutrality.

Duration:00:09:10

Get Out and Vote

7/30/2018
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In "Get Out and Vote," George Packer reports on how the midterm elections are the last obstacle to Trump’s consolidation of power—and the greatest obstacle to voting is the feeling that it doesn’t matter.

Duration:00:09:01

Long, Hot Summers

7/23/2018
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In "Long, Hot Summers," Evan Osnos reports on how the G.O.P. is standing by as President Trump upends American security.

Duration:00:08:37

Bad Trips

7/16/2018
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In "Bad Trips," Amy Davidson Sorkin reports on how, when President Trump brings up Russia, he seems to be speaking of something that is defined less by reality than by what he needs it to be.

Duration:00:08:51

After Kennedy

7/9/2018
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In "After Kennedy," Jeffrey Toobin reports on how President Trump's Supreme Court pick could undo Kennedy's legacy.

Duration:00:09:02

Family Values

6/25/2018
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In "Family Values," Margaret Talbot reports on how the policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border was the purest distillation yet of what it means to be governed by a President with no moral center.

Duration:00:09:04

Going Rogue

6/18/2018
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In "Going Rogue," George Packer writes about in how, in half a week, between Quebec and Singapore, Trump showed that the liberal order is hateful to him, and that he wants out.

Duration:00:09:07