Slate’s Leon Neyfakh and Andrew Parsons tell us about their chart-topping podcast, Slow Burn.

It Took a Perfect Storm to Bring Nixon’s Presidency Down. There’s No Guarantee Another Will Come for Donald Trump.

It Took a Perfect Storm to Bring Nixon’s Presidency Down. There’s No Guarantee Another Will Come for Donald Trump.

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Jan. 2 2018 10:16 PM

Behind the Scenes of Slow Burn

Slate podcasters Leon Neyfakh and Andrew Parsons on how Watergate fever compares to today’s investigations into Russia and the 2016 election.

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In the interview, it took a perfect storm to bring down Richard Nixon’s presidency, and it’s not guaranteed that another will come for Donald Trump. Slate’s Leon Neyfakh and Andrew Parsons tell us about their chart-topping podcast, Slow Burn, and why it shouldn’t necessarily give hope to those who want Trump out.

In the Spiel, President Trump’s latest round of self-congratulating tweets omit a few facts, as usual.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.