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Whistlestop: Presidential History and Trivia

95 EpisodesProduced by Slate PodcastsWebsite

John Dickerson of Slate’s Political Gabfest revisits a moment from the American carnival of politics. Hear about the grand speeches, emergency strategies, baby kissing, and backstabbing that make each presidential cycle so fascinating.

46:17

Harry S. Truman's Battles with the Bosses

Host John Dickerson visits May 24, 1946 and President Harry S. Truman's challenges to labor bosses and his action-hero-style presidency.

Whistlestop is Slate’s podcast about presidential

campaign history. Hosted by our political correspondent and Political

Gabfest panelist John

Dickerson, each installment will revisit a

memorable (or even a forgotten) moment from America's quadrennial

carnival.

Podcast

production and edit by Jocelyn Frank.Research by

Brian Rosenwald.

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