John’s presidential interviews, Hillary Clinton back in public, and Bret Stephens, on the Political Gabfest.

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The “Deface the Nation” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about John Dickerson’s interview with President Trump, the return of Hillary Clinton, and Bret Stephens at the New York Times.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss John’s presidential interviews, Hillary Clinton’s return to public life, and Bret Stephens’ new job at the New York Times.

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

Here are this week’s cocktail chatters:

Emily: The dire state of North Carolina politics and governance.

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John: A new book on World War II London’s “great cat and dog massacre,” reviewed in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

David: The Ogden Nash poem “A Drink With Something in It,” a Sporkful episode on Rosa Parks’ pancake recipe, and Obscura Day on May 6.

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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Kevin Townsend.