The power of the Parkland survivors, Mueller's indictments, and Romney's Senate hopes, on the Political Gabfest.

Could Policy Have Prevented the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Mass Shooting?

Could Policy Have Prevented the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Mass Shooting?

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Feb. 22 2018 7:02 PM

The “Enough Thoughts and Prayers” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about students protesting gun violence, the indictments of 13 Russian nationals, and Mitt Romney’s Senate run.

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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 19: Demonstrators lie on the ground a 'lie-in' demonstration supporting gun control reform near the White House on February 19, 2018 in Washington, DC. According to a statement from the White House, 'the President is supportive of efforts to improve the Federal background check system.', in the wake of last weeks shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, John Dickerson and David Plotz are joined by Annie Lowrey of the Atlantic to discuss the power of students organizing against gun violence, the Mueller indictments, and Mitt Romney’s newest campaign.

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John: Educated, by Tara Westover

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Annie: Elizabeth Swaney’s infamous halfpipe run in Pyeongchang

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John Dickerson is a co-anchor of CBS This Morning, co-host of the Slate Political Gabfest, host of the Whistlestop podcast, and author of Whistlestop and On Her Trail.

Annie Lowrey is a contributing editor at the Atlantic.

David Plotz is the CEO of Atlas Obscura and host of the Slate Political Gabfest.