Political Gabfest on the suspicious death of Freddie Gray, the Supreme Court’s gay marriage and death penalty cases, and the week in Democratic politics.

Ta-Nehisi Coates on His Hometown of Baltimore

Ta-Nehisi Coates on His Hometown of Baltimore

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
May 1 2015 11:06 AM

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Listen to Slate’s show about the unexplained death of Freddie Gray, the Supreme Court’s gay marriage and death penalty cases, and the week in Democratic politics.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz are joined by Ta-Nehisi Coates, national correspondent at the Atlantic, to discuss the unrest in Baltimore following the suspicious death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. The hosts also discuss the recent oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court over same-sex marriage and lethal injection, and they talk about Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts; Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont; and Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation scandal.

Here are some of the links and references mentioned during this week’s show:

Emily chatters about the controversy surrounding the recent Bud Light slogan.

John chatters about Roscoe Conkling and his latest episode of Whistlestop.

David chatters about the time that James Brown saved Boston.

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Podcast production by Mike Vuolo. Links compiled by Tarik Barrett.