The New Yorker’s David Remnick on Putin’s Olympic Dreams

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Feb. 17 2014 4:26 PM

Hang Up and Listen Olympics Extra: David Remnick's View from Sochi

Slate’s sports podcast talks to The New Yorker editor about Russia’s Olympic goals.

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In this Hang Up and Listen Olympics Extra, Mike Pesca talks with David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker and a student of Russian and Soviet history, about the message Vladimir Putin is trying to send the world with the Sochi Olympics. Remnick was an NBC commentator for the Sochi opening ceremonies.

Podcast production by Andy Bowers.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.

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

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