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A quasi-daily podcast from Slate that sets out to understand the real Donald Trump. Jacob Weisberg, chairman and editor-in-chief of Slate, will be talking to historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is, and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.

A quasi-daily podcast from Slate that sets out to understand the real Donald Trump. Jacob Weisberg, chairman and editor-in-chief of Slate, will be talking to historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is, and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.
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A quasi-daily podcast from Slate that sets out to understand the real Donald Trump. Jacob Weisberg, chairman and editor-in-chief of Slate, will be talking to historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is, and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.

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Episodes

Night Rider

11/24/2017
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Jacob Weisberg is joined by Philip Gourevitch (The New Yorker) and Katie Roiphe (NYU) to discuss Robert Penn Warren's first novel, Night Rider. For the December book club we'll be reading Submission by Michel Houellebecq. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:38:37


A History of Bunk

11/17/2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Kevin Young, director of the Schomburg Center and poetry editor at The New Yorker, about his new book Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:23:09


Trumpcast Live From San Francisco

11/16/2017
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Jacob Weisberg, Virginia Heffernan, Jamelle Bouie, and John Di Domenico are live from the Nourse Theater in San Francisco! The three hosts discuss Roy Moore, the Democrats and the question of impeachment, and the Russia investigation. Our special guest, Al Letson, joins for the last two topics. Plus, an audience Q&A and a lightning round answer to the question we've all been wondering – who's the dumbest of all the characters in the Russia scandal? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration: 01:26:26


The Fox News Survivor & Alec Baldwin

11/13/2017
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Jacob Weisberg chats with Slate's Justin Peters who spent 3 weeks watching Fox News. Plus, Jacob jumps on a quick call with Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen to talk about their new book You Can't Spell America Without Me - a parody of Donald Trump's first year in office. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:29:20


Slate Live Event: The People vs. Trump

11/13/2017
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The shocking results of the 2016 election left people wondering how our country would change under a Trump presidency. Many Americans feared the worst, some hoped for the best, and others leapt into action. Now, one year out, Slate will take stock of the year that was and celebrate the work of those who have served as a check on the administration. Join Slate writers for a series of one-on-one conversations with those at the forefront of politics, media, the law, and activism as they...

Duration: 01:22:02


"The Last Republican President"

11/11/2017
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Josh King talks to Mark Updegrove, author of The Last Republicans, about why Bush 41 & Bush 43 may just be the last establishment Republicans to hold the presidency. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:25:02


The People vs. Trump: Year One (Live with Tom Perriello)

11/9/2017
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Jamelle Bouie is joined by former Virginia congressman, Tom Perriello to discuss Tuesday's election and the Democrats moving forward. This is one of the five conversations from Wednesday night's live show. Follow us on Twitter for a heads up of when the full version will be available. And here's the best way to subscribe to Family Ghosts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:19:17


A Year Spent in Panic Inducing Bubbles

11/7/2017
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Virginia Heffernan chats with Slate's Laura Bennett & Allison Benedikt about the cover story they co-edited this week – The Year in Push Alerts: How Breaking News Became Our Lives, Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:23:43


The Giant Pool of Money Laundering

11/6/2017
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Jacob Weisberg gets an explainer from The New Yorker’s Adam Davidson about money laundering. Why do people do it? What does he see in the Manafort indictment? Plus, Adam runs a theory of money laundering and the Trump organization by us. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:35:24


Inching Closer to the Oval Office

11/3/2017
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Jacob Weisberg chats with the historian and author David Greenberg about how the latest revelations in the Trump-Russia scandal compare to those of Watergate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:24:21


Cut, Cut, Cut or Not So Much?

11/2/2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Slate's Jordan Weissmann about the GOP tax plan rollout and the nomination of new Fed Chair Jerome Powell. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:17:37


A Long, Slow Revenge

10/31/2017
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Josh King jumps in for a weekday show to chat about the Frontline documentary, Putin's Revenge, with its producer-reporter, Jim Gilmore. Does Boris Yeltsin regret handing over the reins to Vladamir Putin? Why does Putin have it out for America? All that and more on today's show. Catch Part 2 of Putin's Revenge on Wednesday, November 1st at 10/9C on PBS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:31:07


Bob Mueller's Opening Salvo [UPDATED]

10/30/2017
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Virginia Heffernan chats with former DoJ flack & current MSNBC Justice and Security Analyst, Matthew Miller, about the guilty plea of George Papadopoulous & why it was released after the Manafort-Gates indictments. Stick around after Virginia & Matt's chat for a conversation between Jacob Weisberg & Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:45:12


Bob Mueller's Opening Salvo

10/30/2017
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Virginia Heffernan chats with former DoJ flack & current MSNBC Justice and Security Analyst, Matthew Miller, about the guilty plea of George Papadopoulous & why it was released after the Manafort-Gates indictments. Be sure refresh this show later today for Part II – a conversation between Jacob Weisberg & LawFare's Benjamin Wittes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:27:32


The Handmaid's Tale

10/28/2017
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Jacob Weisberg, Philip Gourevitch, and Katie Roiphe discuss what, if anything, Margaret Atwood's book can tell us about the Trump administration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:33:28


Ukrainian Politics in America

10/26/2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to the writer and historian Anne Applebaum about the historical context of the Trump-Russian scandal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:25:05


The Sound of a Rebel Yell

10/24/2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Ted Johnson, a fellow at New America and a veteran of the US Navy, about what Trump and the rest of the White House really mean when they call their critics "unpatriotic." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:19:47


The Generals, North Korea, and Myanmar

10/20/2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Fred Kaplan about General Kelly's response to Trump's phone call with the widow of a US soldier who died during an operation in Niger. Plus, the two dive into the latest status surrounding North Korea and why the US government continues to be on the sidelines of what appears to be a genocide in Myanmar. Slate Plus members, stick around after the show to hear our interview with Rex Tillerson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:28:10


Hello Dossier, My Old Friend

10/19/2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Business Insider's Natasha Bertrand about Trump's tweet this morning regarding the Steele dossier and why the firm behind it refused to testify to the House Intel Committee on Wednesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:32:34


Impunity for Men Like Trump

10/17/2017
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Jacob Weisberg runs a theory by Emily Bazelon – with the election of Donald Trump is impunity for men like Trump coming to an end? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:24:12

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