John Dickerson
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John Dickerson is a co-anchor of CBS This Morning, co-host of the Slate Political Gabfest, host of the Whistlestop podcast, and author of Whistlestop and On Her Trail.

Political Gabfest
Feb. 8 2018 7:02 PMThe “A Correction, Not a Crash” EditionListen to Slate’s show about stock-market turbulence, the Nunes memo, and accusations that former White House aide Rob Porter is a domestic abuser.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 2 2018 8:32 AMThe “Hope Hicks’ Loose Lips Sink Ships” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the tangled Russia investigation, Donald Trump’s first State of the Union, and Hillary Clinton’s collision with the #MeToo campaign.
Whistlestop
Jan. 24 2018 7:30 PMThe 25th AmendmentWhen Lyndon Johnson took the oath of office, a flaw in the Constitution was revealed.
Family
Jan. 16 2018 5:37 AMI Can No Longer Get a Decent Photograph of My ChildrenThey refuse to be frozen in time, and so I can feel time slipping through my fingers.
Political Gabfest
Jan. 4 2018 6:02 PMThe “Lost His Mind” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the buzz around Michael Wolff’s new book, investigations into Russian contact with the Trump team, and a new study about the impact of fake news.
Whistlestop
Dec. 27 2017 7:45 AMThe Entanglements of the MegarichAre the financial complications of the extremely wealthy compatible with the presidency?
Political Gabfest
Dec. 14 2017 7:18 PMThe “Devil and Mr. Jones” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Democrat Doug Jones’ win in Alabama, the current state of the tax bill, and awful men in the headlines.
Political Gabfest
Dec. 7 2017 6:49 PMThe “Wedding Cake” EditionListen to Slate’s show about harassment-related resignations, cake-decorating preferences at the Supreme Court, and the Middle East peace process.
Whistlestop
Nov. 29 2017 6:59 PMThe Partial Truths of the PresidencyMany American presidents value truth without delivering it fully.
Whistlestop
Nov. 15 2017 12:00 PMHarry S. Truman’s Battles With the BossesTruman was an action hero–style president.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 2 2017 5:38 PMThe “Cut, Cut, Cut” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Mueller’s indictments, the tax bill, and John Kelly’s comments on the Civil War.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 26 2017 6:32 PMThe “Live From Chicago” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the growing fissures in the GOP, criminal justice reform in Chicago, and the empowerment of survivors of sexual harassment and assault.
Whistlestop
Oct. 18 2017 5:13 PMAt the Heart of the President’s HeartIn 1955, a presidential heart attack changed the relationship between the press and the presidency.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 6 2017 10:10 AMThe “Thoughts and Prayers” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the shooting in Las Vegas, the federal response to Puerto Rico, and the Supreme Court’s examination of political gerrymandering.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 21 2017 4:00 PMThe “Equinox, the Rocket Man” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the GOP’s latest attempt at repealing Obamacare, Robert Mueller’s investigation, and Trump’s tough talk at the U.N.
Whistlestop
Feb. 8 2018 10:12 AMJimmy Carter’s Olympic BoycottThe president tried to use the 1980 Summer Olympics to get Russia out of Afghanistan. It didn’t work.
Political Gabfest
Jan. 25 2018 7:06 PMThe “50,000 Texts” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the integrity of the FBI, the usefulness of government shutdowns, and the value of survivor testimony during sentencing.
Political Gabfest
Jan. 18 2018 8:58 PMThe “A House Is Not a Hole” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the potential government shutdown, Trump on immigration, and the Aziz Ansari story.
Political Gabfest
Jan. 11 2018 8:12 PMThe “Very Stable Genius” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the future of DACA Dreamers, Trump’s fitness for office, and voting rights at the Supreme Court.
Political Gabfest
Dec. 28 2017 9:00 AMThe “2017 Conundrums, Featuring They Might Be Giants” EditionListen to Slate’s show of listener-generated conundrums, answered live before a Boston Gabfest audience.
Political Gabfest
Dec. 21 2017 7:12 PMThe “Paul Ryan Has Died and Gone to Heaven” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the tax bill, government agencies under Trump, and Linda Greenhouse’s new book about covering the Supreme Court.
Whistlestop
Dec. 13 2017 5:27 PMThe Air Traffic TakedownIn 1981, Ronald Reagan served an ultimatum to air traffic controllers.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 30 2017 4:41 PMThe “Pass-Through” EditionListen to Slate’s show about GOP tax cuts, Project Veritas’ attempted media entrapment, and Supreme Court arguments on cellphone tracking.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 16 2017 6:27 PMThe “She Was Just 17, You Know What I Mean” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Roy Moore, the GOP tax plan, and a potential investigation into the Clinton Foundation.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 9 2017 6:22 PMThe “One Year and One Day” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Tuesday’s Democratic victories, Trump’s first year, and tech companies’ role in Russian meddling.
Whistlestop
Nov. 1 2017 6:02 PMFDR’s PurgeIn 1938, Roosevelt went toe-to-toe with Congress in order to get his way.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 19 2017 5:40 PMThe “President Pence” EditionListen to Slate’s show about presidents and grieving military families, Mike Pence’s core politics, and the opioid crisis.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 12 2017 6:15 PMThe “Adult Day Care” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the GOP’s infighting, the fall of Harvey Weinstein, and the Clean Power Plan repeal.
Whistlestop
Oct. 5 2017 10:30 AMResponder in ChiefOn Sept. 10, 1965, President Johnson established a new norm.
Whistlestop
Sept. 20 2017 4:00 PMA High Point in Bipartisan DealmakingOn Sept. 30, 1990, President George H.W. Bush announced an unusual bipartisan deal— and he took flak for doing so.

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