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Conspiracy Thrillers

Conspiracy Thrillers Movie Club: The Manchurian Candidate

In this first episode, Sam Adams and writer Mark Harris on a story of war, politics, and brainwashing.

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May 23 2017 11:39 AMThe “How Does a Public Defender Work?” TranscriptRead what Jenny Egan had to say about keeping young people out of Baltimore jails.
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May 17 2017 5:30 PMThe “How Does Dan Deacon Work?” TranscriptRead what the electronic music artist had to say about his daily grind.
Trumpcast
April 28 2017 3:34 PMThe Land of Lousy OptionsRead what a North Korea expert told Trumpcast about the escalating tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.
Amicus
April 19 2017 12:19 PMThe Playground of Liberty TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Trinity Lutheran v. Comer, an important church-state case at the Supreme Court.
Working
April 13 2017 12:42 PMThe “How Does a Crime Novelist Work” TranscriptBaltimore-based writer Laura Lippman discusses her process and her relationship to the city.
Amicus
March 23 2017 3:00 PMOpposing GorsuchRead what Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse told Slate’s Amicus podcast about opposing Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
Working
March 23 2017 7:10 AMThe “How Does a Labor Organizer Work?” TranscriptRead what David Mott had to say about his work with SEIU.
Amicus
March 14 2017 8:00 PMThe Never Mind TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about SB 14 and Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions.
Best of Slate Podcasts
March 10 2017 5:35 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Best of Slate Podcasts
March 3 2017 5:15 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Working
March 3 2017 11:38 AMThe “How Does a Librarian Work?” TranscriptRead what Laurie Allen had to say about the Data Refuge Project.
Working
Feb. 21 2017 12:27 PMThe “How Does an Inaugural Parade Announcer Work?” TranscriptRead what Charlie Brotman had to say about presiding over the parades of 10 presidents.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Feb. 10 2017 2:54 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Working
Feb. 1 2017 10:25 AMThe “How Does a CIA Analyst Work?” EditionRead what Aki Peritz had to say about doing counterterrorism work after 9/11.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Jan. 20 2017 6:47 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Best of Slate Podcasts
May 19 2017 5:48 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Amicus
May 2 2017 2:31 PMThe Neutral Expert TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about McWilliams v. Dunn and capital punishment trials.
Working
April 27 2017 11:33 AMThe “How Does a Neurosurgeon Work?” TranscriptRead what Dr. Harry Mushlin had to say about pediatric brain surgery.
Political Gabfest
April 13 2017 1:20 PMGoing NuclearRead what the Political Gabfest had to say about the end of the filibuster, human rights under Trump, and more.
Amicus
March 28 2017 2:00 PMWere the Gorsuch Hearings As Pointless As They Seemed?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast learned about President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
Culture Gabfest
March 23 2017 2:23 PMReading 1984, the Breakout Novel of 2017What George Orwell taught the Culture Gabfest about “alternative facts.”
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March 21 2017 1:18 PMThe “How Does a Satirist Work?” TranscriptRead what Alexandra Petri had to say about mining the news cycle for comedy.
Amicus
March 14 2017 11:38 AMThe Constitution’s Limits on the U.S.-Mexico BorderRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Hernandez v. Mesa.
Working
March 8 2017 11:11 AMThe “How Does a Pollster Work?” TranscriptRead what Jim Gerstein had to say about how polling is more important now than ever.
Amicus
March 3 2017 4:13 PMIs the Muslim Ban Dead?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about the 9th Circuit’s ruling on President Trump’s immigration restrictions.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Feb. 24 2017 5:29 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Feb. 17 2017 5:17 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Amicus
Feb. 5 2017 9:39 AMIs a Constitutional Crisis LoomingRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about the constitutional and human costs of Trump’s Muslim ban.
Amicus
Jan. 25 2017 1:57 PMCan Noncitizens Sue Government Officials for Constitutional Violations?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Ziglar v. Abbasi.
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Jan. 18 2017 5:09 PMThe “How Does a Protest Organizer Work?” TranscriptRead what Eugene Puryear had to say about his experience organizing a rally in opposition to the Trump inauguration.

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