Slow Burn

Leon Neyfakh excavates the strange subplots and forgotten characters of recent political history—and finds surprising parallels to the present. Season 1 of Slow Burn captured what it felt like to live through Watergate; Season 2 does the same with the saga of Bill Clinton’s impeachment.

http://slate.com/slowburn

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 35m. Bisher sind 28 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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Introducing The Queen


Linda Taylor was a con artist, a kidnapper, maybe even a murderer. She was also America’s original “welfare queen,” the villain Ronald Reagan needed to create a vision of a country being taken advantage of by its poorest citizens. In this new narrative mini-series, Josh Levin, one of the editors behind Slow Burn, reveals the never-before-told story of a woman whose singular life was forgotten in the rush to create a vicious American stereotype...


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Slate Presents: Charged | A True Punishment Story


For two and a half years, Emily Bazelon has been following people through a special court in New York designed to be a speedy machine for the harsh punishment of illegal gun possession. Along the way, a strange thing happened — the politics outside the courtroom started to change when a new generation of activists and insiders began challenging the old system the gun court was part of...


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 2019-04-17  29m
 
 
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 2018-12-05  53m
 
 

Slow Burn Live: Keyholes


What caused the impeachment of Bill Clinton?


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 2018-11-28  54m
 
 

Standoff Ep. 1: Two Shotguns


Ruth Graham explores the ideologies and influences that led to the deadly siege at Ruby Ridge in 1992.


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 2018-10-31  32m
 
 

episode 8: S2 Ep. 8: Move On


In 1998, Congress weighed whether Juanita Broaddrick’s rape accusation against Bill Clinton was grounds for impeachment.


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 2018-10-10  56m
 
 

Secret Tracks


Ken Starr, Linda Tripp, and others who had a ringside seat at the Clinton circus.


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 2018-10-03  31m
 
 

episode 7: S2 Ep. 7: Bedfellows


Clinton’s enemies said his affair made him unfit to govern. What did his friends think?


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 2018-09-26  46m
 
 

episode 6: S2 Ep. 6: God Mode


The Clinton-Lewinsky scandal sent the religious right into paroxysms of outrage. The rest of the country wasn’t convinced.


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 2018-09-19  48m
 
 

episode 5: S2 Ep. 5: Tell-All


Linda Tripp exposed Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky. What was she thinking?


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 2018-09-12  47m
 
 
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