Listen to Episode 171 of Slate’s The Gist:
Did Lyndon B. Johnson really move Washington with his own chutzpah? On The Gist, Princeton professor Julian Zelizer offers a corrective for how we think of LBJ and all presidents. His new book is The Fierce Urgency of Now. Plus, starting next week Chicago transit riders will be targeted with strange ads, letting riders know the truth about squirrels and trying to get Vanessa back. We’ll ask Ben Larrison why he decided to use the CTA’s red line as a vessel for his comedy. For the Spiel, it’s time for the Lobstar of the antentwig. What is an antentwig, anyway?
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