Slow Burn

In 1992, a jury failed to convict the four Los Angeles police officers who'd been captured on videotape beating Rodney King. The city erupted into fire and chaos––the culmination of decades of unchecked police abuse and racial injustice.  For the sixth season of Slate’s Slow Burn, Joel Anderson returns to explore the people and events behind the biggest civil disturbance in American history––a story that’s still playing out today.


episode 7: S2 Ep. 7: Bedfellows

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


 2018-09-26  47m

episode 8: S2 Ep. 8: Move On

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


 2018-10-10  57m