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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.


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



production and edit by Jocelyn Frank.Research by

Brian Rosenwald.

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