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

Whistlestop
Nov. 30 2016 4:54 PMThe Presidential Greatness EditionJohn Dickerson introduces a new podcast season of campaign curiosities focused on presidents past.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 23 2016 10:50 AMThe “Safe and Special Place” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s cabinet choices, the Hamilton–Pence kerfuffle, and how President Trump could obstruct journalists.
The Slatest
Nov. 14 2016 3:24 PMJohn Dickerson’s Tribute to His Beloved Friend and Colleague Gwen Ifill
Political Gabfest
Nov. 4 2016 6:07 PMWas a Federal Jury Right to Acquit the Bundy Brothers?The hosts of Slate’s Political Gabfest discuss the case’s unique verdict.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 3 2016 5:11 PMThe “Is It Tuesday Yet?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the state of the race, FBI Director Comey’s letter, and how to cope with election stress.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 28 2016 5:22 PMWhat Do the Ghosts of America’s Past Have to Say About the Presidential Nominees?  Live from Boston, the Political Gabfest hosts a historical séance to understand the 2016 presidential election.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 21 2016 1:17 PMIs it Sneaky or Smart to Avoid the Moderator’s Questions?What John Dickerson thought of the third presidential debate.
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
Nov. 29 2016 11:15 AMHere Are the Thanksgiving Traditions You Should DitchAnd which ones should you keep? Slate’s Political Gabfest has ideas.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 17 2016 6:06 PMThe “Should You Work for President Trump?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about President-elect Trump’s inner circle, how journalists and bureaucrats should respond to his presidency, and Facebook’s fake news problem.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 9 2016 5:38 PMThe “Even Longer National Nightmare” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s victory, how Trump will govern, and what his opponents should do now.
Year of Great Books
Nov. 3 2016 5:32 PMWhat Should We Read Last?Dickens, Dostoyevsky, Flaubert, or Tolstoy? Help us pick the final selection for A Year of Great Books.
Whistlestop
Nov. 2 2016 9:38 AMOctober Surprise, the 1964 EditionSlate’s podcast about presidential campaign history chronicles the October surprise of the presidential campaign of 1964.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 28 2016 9:42 AMThe “Live From Boston” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the state of the race, the future of Trumpism, and how to repair the country after this election.
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.

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