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.

http://slate.com/slowburn

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 43m. Bisher sind 76 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 2 hours 11 minutes

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Season 4 Trailer


Coming June 10th


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 2020-06-08  4m
 
 

Cold Call


What I learned from a child journalist’s interview with David Duke--and why I’m not interviewing him myself.


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 2020-07-01  25m
 
 

episode 1: White Knight


The year that David Duke, America’s most famous white supremacist, went mainstream.


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 2020-06-10  49m
 
 

episode 2: Robe and Ritual


How David Duke used the Ku Klux Klan to sell his message, and himself.


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 2020-06-17  50m
 
 

episode 3: The Nazi and the Republicans


The woman who tried to stop David Duke, and the GOP officials who accommodated him.


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 2020-06-24  54m
 
 

episode 4: A Silent Army


What message did David Duke’s voters send to everyone else in Louisiana?


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 2020-07-08  50m
 
 

episode 5: The Road to Hell


The 1991 Louisiana governor’s race turned into a battle over what the state was, and what it should be.


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 2020-07-15  50m
 
 

episode 6: A Concerned Citizen


David Duke nearly became the governor of Louisiana. What did it take to stop him?


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 2020-07-22  1h0m
 
 
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