Listen to Episode 136 of Slate’s The Gist:
Today on The Gist, RAND Corp. political scientist Jonah Blank puts Obama’s visit to Myanmar in context. Then, the harrowing prison story that inspired Jon Stewart’s directorial debut, Rosewater. The film is based on the memoir Then They Came for Me by our guest journalist Maziar Bahari. For the Spiel, the Gruber gaffe.
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