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In this bite-sized podcast for fans of presidential campaign history, John Dickerson of Slate’s Political Gabfest revisits a moment from the American quadrennial carnival. Hear about the grand speeches, emergency strategies, baby kissing, and backstabbing that make presidential election cycles so fascinating. Part of the Panoply Network.
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Apr 29, 2015

In this episode of Slate's bite-sized podcast about presidential campaign history, chief political correspondent John Dickerson brings us a disturbingly familiar story of personal correspondence coming back to haunt the early favorite. No, he's not talking about Hillary Clinton's emails. The year is 1884, the candidate is James G. Blaine, and the correspondence became known as The Mulligan Letters. 

Recommended for fans of Slate's Political Gabfest and American political history.

This week's show is sponsored by The Great Courses and its series The Great Presidents. Get up to 80% off the original price by visiting thegreatcourses.com/whistlestop.

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Apr 22, 2015

In this episode of Slate's bite-sized podcast about presidential campaign history, chief political correspondent John Dickerson tells the salacious tale of the love child that nearly cost Grover Cleveland the 1884 election.

 

 

Email: podcasts@slate.com

 

 

This week's show is sponsored by The Great Courses and its series "The Great Presidents." Order it at 80% off the original price by visiting thegreatcourses.com/whistlestop.

 

 

Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts, and more. Start your 2-week free trial at slate.com/podcastsplus.

 

Apr 8, 2015

In this episode of Slate's bite-sized podcast about presidential campaign history, chief political correspondent John Dickerson recounts part two of the acrimonious fight between Sen. Robert Taft of Ohio and Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower for the 1952 Republican presidential nomination.

 

 

Email: podcasts@slate.com

 

 

This week's show is sponsored by The Great Courses and its series "The Great Presidents." Order it at 80% off the original price by visiting thegreatcourses.com/whistlestop.

 

 

Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts, and more. Start your 2-week free trial at slate.com/podcastsplus.

 

Apr 1, 2015

 

In this episode of Slate'sbite-sized podcast about presidential campaign history, chief political correspondent John Dickerson remembers the acrimonious fight between Sen. Robert Taft of Ohio and Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower for the 1952 Republican presidential nomination.

 

 

Email: podcasts@slate.com

 

 

This week's show is sponsored by The Great Courses and its series "Turning Points in American History." Order it at 80% off the original price by visiting thegreatcourses.com/whistlestop.

 

 

Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts, and more. Start your 2-week free trial at slate.com/podcastplus.

 

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