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The Trail Tapes

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A new podcast from NBC News, The Trail Tapes tells the stories of people with unorthodox connections to the 2016 presidential campaign. From campaign bus drivers to Iowa bartenders, host Jake Heller travels the country to talk to real people (not pundits) who offer a unique perspective on the election.

A new podcast from NBC News, The Trail Tapes tells the stories of people with unorthodox connections to the 2016 presidential campaign. From campaign bus drivers to Iowa bartenders, host Jake Heller travels the country to talk to real people (not pundits) who offer a unique perspective on the election.
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New York, NY

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NBC Radio

Description:

A new podcast from NBC News, The Trail Tapes tells the stories of people with unorthodox connections to the 2016 presidential campaign. From campaign bus drivers to Iowa bartenders, host Jake Heller travels the country to talk to real people (not pundits) who offer a unique perspective on the election.

Twitter:

@NBCNews

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 6: The Felons Who Could Have Swung the Election

11/4/2016
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1.7 million felons are barred from voting in Florida. 6.1 million are banned nationwide. Jake heads to Orlando to talk to former felon Desmond Meade about what it feels like to be left out of this election.

Duration: 00:19:44


Episode 5: You Say You Want a Revolution?

8/11/2016
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Jake followed Bernie Sanders delegate Brian Nowak from Buffalo through the DNC to get a sense of where Bernie's revolution goes from here.

Duration: 00:13:46


Episode 2: The Kids Are Alright

12/22/2015
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Jake travels to New Hampshire to meet two young siblings who are asking tough questions to presidential candidates coming through their state. Anabelle is 12 and Gregory is 10, but that hasn't stopped them from asking Jeb about his low poll numbers or Chris Christie about gay marriage. Plus, they're adorable.

Duration: 00:14:55


Episode 1: The Donald Trump Impersonator

11/5/2015
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Jake travels to Chicago to meet John Di Domenico, a Donald Trump impersonator. With Trump in the headlines, John’s business is booming. But transforming into the real estate mogul and GOP presidential candidate has its difficulties. What is it really like to go inside The Donald’s mind?

Duration: 00:17:27


The Intro

11/4/2015
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Host Jake Heller explains what this podcast is about.

Duration: 00:00:58