John Dickerson travels back to the inauguration of President Andrew Jackson.

The Inauguration of the People’s President, Andrew Jackson

The Inauguration of the People’s President, Andrew Jackson

Bite-sized stories from presidential campaign history.
Jan. 11 2017 11:45 AM

The Inauguration of the People’s President

Host John Dickerson travels back to 1829 and the inauguration of President Andrew Jackson.

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Whistlestop is Slate’s podcast about presidential history. Hosted by our political correspondent and Political Gabfest panelist John Dickerson, each installment will revisit a memorable (or even forgotten) moment from America’s presidential carnival.

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Podcast production and edit by Jocelyn Frank. Research by Brian Rosenwald.