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 5 Trailer


Coming April 21st


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 2021-04-15  2m
 
 

episode 1: The Exile


Ahmad Chalabi spent decades trying to return to Baghdad. Thanks to the Americans’ war, he finally got his wish.


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 2021-04-21  52m
 
 

episode 2: Terror


How the anthrax attacks of 2001 fueled a coming war with Iraq.


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 2021-04-28  47m
 
 

episode 3: Mushroom Clouds


How weapons of mass destruction became the Bush administration’s rallying cry for war.


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 2021-05-05  45m
 
 

episode 4: Fighting Words


Intellectuals on the right and left found themselves on the same side in the debate over Iraq.


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 2021-05-12  47m
 
 

episode 5: Four Dicks (and Vice President Cheney)


The men named Richard who helped determine whether the U.S. would go to war in Iraq.


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 2021-05-26  48m
 
 

episode 6: Big, if True


Why the U.S. relied on faulty intelligence from a man code-named Curveball.


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 2021-06-02  44m
 
 

episode 7: Judy


Judith Miller made the WMDs case in the New York Times. Does she still stand by her reporting?


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 2021-06-09  50m
 
 

episode 8: Shock and Awe


Who’s most responsible for the failures of post-war Iraq?


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 2021-06-16  45m
 
 
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