David Weigel interviews Rick Perlstein, author of The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, for WeigelCast.
WeigelCast: David Weigel Interviews Rick Perlstein
An interview series about politics.
Aug. 4 2014 8:02 AM

WeigelCast With Author Rick Perlstein

Listen to David Weigel interview Perlstein about his new book.


Listen to Episode No. 21 of the WeigelCast using the player below:

In this week’s episode, Slate political reporter David Weigel speaks with author and journalist Rick Perlstein of The Nation. Perlstein, who has been chronicling the rise of the right in American politics, publishes his third installment, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, this week. He discusses the disenchantment and polarization of the mid-1970s and how pundits at the time got it all wrong.


Email us at weigelcast@slate.com.

David Weigel is a reporter for the Washington Post. 

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