WeigelCast: David Weigel Interviews Marion Barry

An interview series about politics.
July 14 2014 7:00 AM

WeigelCast With D.C. Councilman Marion Barry

Listen to David Weigel interview the four-term mayor of Washington whose autobiography, Mayor for Life, was published in June.

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Listen to Episode No. 18 of the WeigelCast using the player below:

In this week's episode, Slate political reporter David Weigel speaks with Marion Barry, a four-term mayor of Washington, D.C. and current councilman. Barry recently published an autobiography, Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr., co-written with novelist Omar Tyree. He discusses contemporary racism, the decriminalization of marijuana, and his own exploitation by “white reporters.”

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David Weigel is a Slate political reporter. 

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