John Dickerson
John Dickerson John Dickerson

John Dickerson is a Slate political columnist, the moderator of CBS’s Face the Nation, and author of Whistlestop and On Her Trail

Whistlestop
Oct. 19 2016 10:35 AMDebategateA re-examination of when President Jimmy Carter’s strategy notebook fell into the hands of Ronald Reagan’s team ahead of the presidential debate.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 14 2016 10:41 AMThe “Trying to Find Someone Who Was Not Assaulted by Donald Trump” EditionListen to Slate’s show about turmoil in the GOP, WikiLeaked Clinton emails, and the ethics of not voting.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 7 2016 11:27 AMThe “That Mexican Thing” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s taxes, the VP debate, and the upcoming Supreme Court term.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 30 2016 1:42 PMWhy Are We Still Doing the Political Gabfest?The show’s hosts talk about 10 years of highs, lows, and lessons.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 27 2016 4:49 PMThe “I’m So Relieved” EditionListen to a special Slate show about the first presidential debate.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 26 2016 9:18 AMThe “Time to Panic” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s birtherism, the New York bombing, and calls for a Snowden pardon.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 16 2016 12:29 PMWhat’s Changed in the 15 Years Since 9/11?Slate’s Political Gabfest reflects on the attack and how it’s affected their lives.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 9 2016 1:25 PMBack-to-School Season Is the Most Reflective Time of Year. Why?The Political Gabfest discusses why back-to-school season always feels so nostalgic.
Whistlestop
Sept. 7 2016 9:29 AMGoldwater vs. Fact MagazineSlate’s podcast about presidential campaign history tells the story of the famous 1960s battle of Barry Goldwater versus Fact Magazine.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 2 2016 11:14 AMThe “Make Mexico Great Again” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s visit to Mexico, Huma Abedin’s separation from Anthony Weiner, and the fight for control of the Senate.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 18 2016 5:30 PMThe “Should You Believe Juanita Broaddrick?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Paul Manafort, unrest in Milwaukee, and Juanita Broaddrick.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 12 2016 5:33 PMWhat Donald Trump Said About Sexual Harassment to MeThe Political Gabfest talks to journalist Kirsten Powers about her recent interview with Donald Trump.
History
Aug. 9 2016 5:45 AMThe Original Attack DogJames Callender spread scurrilous stories about Alexander Hamilton and John Adams. Then he turned on Thomas Jefferson, too.
Political Gabfest
July 29 2016 4:49 PMWhat’s It Like to Interview President Obama One-on-One?John Dickerson walks us through an hour with the president.
Whistlestop
July 28 2016 3:06 PMKeep Your Attack Dog FedOne thing Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton could agree on: They hated scandalmonger journalist James Callender.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 14 2016 1:47 PMHow Should I Talk About Trump to My Kids?And what else you should say about this election, according to the Political Gabfest.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 7 2016 12:23 PMThese Are Our Favorite Political SongsAnd why music in politics matter, according to the Political Gabfest.
Whistlestop
Oct. 5 2016 11:00 AMThe Candor of Betty FordAbortion, affairs, and free love through the eyes of the first lady.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 30 2016 10:50 AMThe “Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the post-debate race, Bill Clinton’s scandals, and new crime statistics.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 26 2016 3:22 PMWhy Are Millennials Casting Their Votes for Third-Party Candidates?Slate’s Political Gabfest explains why younger voters are so frustrated by Hillary Clinton.
The Next 20
Sept. 21 2016 1:18 PMHow Barack Obama Became the Candidate of ChangeThe speech that turned Iowa—and the 2008 election—around for Barack Obama.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 16 2016 11:41 AMThe “Hack, Sputter, Cough” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Clinton’s health, Trump’s foundation, and improving incomes.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 9 2016 10:28 AMThe “Bart Simpson vs. Lisa Simpson” EditionThe Political Gabfest discusses Trump’s apparent pay-to-play with Pam Bondi, the upcoming debates, and reparations.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 2 2016 1:46 PMWhen Is It OK to Shame a Whole Company?The Political Gabfest asks why the EpiPen costs so much.
Whistlestop
Aug. 24 2016 12:38 PMWhistlestop: Live Book Tour MashupSlate’s podcast about presidential campaign history has a special show live from the road in New York and San Francisco with highlights from the newly published Whistlestop book.
Whistlestop
Aug. 18 2016 2:46 PMAndrew Jackson: The Dangerous CandidateSlate’s podcast about presidential campaign history digs into the similarities between the people’s candidate Andrew Jackson and today’s Republican candidate Donald Trump.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 11 2016 6:15 PMThe “Many People Are Saying” EditionListen to Slate’s show about GOP defections from Trump and the art of the political apology.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 5 2016 10:29 AMThe “Get That Baby Out of Here” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump picking fights, gender in the campaign, and recent court decisions on voter ID laws.
Political Gabfest
July 28 2016 8:06 PMThe “Bunch of Malarkey” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Democratic convention and the DNC email hack.
Political Gabfest
July 22 2016 4:52 PMWhy Are Tweets So Much Nastier Than Facebook Comments?And what can Twitter do to control hateful messages?

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