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
Sept. 13 2018 6:21 PMThe “Trump Economy” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the economy, the state of the midterm campaigns, and the detention of migrant children.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 6 2018 5:07 PMThe “Unsung Hero” EditionListen to Slate’s show about an anonymous top Trump official’s op-ed, the Kavanaugh hearings, and the New Yorker Festival uninviting Steve Bannon.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 30 2018 6:07 PMThe “Packing and Cracking” EditionListen to Slate’s show about lawyer Don McGahn’s departure from the White House team, North Carolina’s political gerrymandering, and John McCain’s legacy.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 23 2018 5:26 PMThe “Eight Count” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Manafort, Cohen, McGahn, potential presidential impeachment, and the Kavanaugh nomination.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 16 2018 6:34 PMThe “Unhinge Me Now” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Omarosa Manigault Newman’s criticisms of President Trump, state primary results, and male sexual harassment at NYU.
Whistlestop
July 25 2018 7:48 PMKennedy and Communism (Part 3)“Little Boy Blue meets Al Capone.”
Political Gabfest
July 12 2018 6:35 PMThe “Carpool Justice” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Brett Kavanaugh, NATO, and breastfeeding.
Politics
July 2 2018 2:33 PMWith Kennedy’s Retirement, Trump Inherits a Tsunami of PowerThe president came into office with grandiose ideas about how much power a president should have. Now, he’ll have a Supreme Court with a clear conservative majority.
Whistlestop
June 27 2018 4:42 PMKennedy and Communism (Part 1 of 2)President John F. Kennedy bumbled the Bay of Pigs but pressed on to meet Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev.
Political Gabfest
June 14 2018 5:30 PMThe “Special Place in Hell” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Kim-Trump summit, voting rights in Ohio, and Tuesday’s primaries.
Political Gabfest
June 7 2018 5:33 PMThe “I Beg My Pardon” EditionListen to Slate’s show about presidential powers, the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, and Bill Clinton.
Whistlestop
May 30 2018 4:54 PMNixon Goes to China (Part 2 of 3)With the help of a ping-pong tournament, Richard Nixon’s diplomatic goals got a boost.
Whistlestop
May 23 2018 5:24 PMNixon Goes to China (Part 1)President Richard Nixon warmly visited China in 1972, even as he positioned himself as firmly anti-communist. 
Political Gabfest
May 10 2018 5:00 PMThe “Is Every Attorney in New York a Crook?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Iran nuclear deal, Michael Cohen, and Eric Schneiderman’s misdeeds.
Whistlestop
May 2 2018 1:00 PMRoosevelt vs. the GorgonTheodore Roosevelt stood up to the monopolies of his time, but with no guarantee of success.
Politics
Sept. 7 2018 6:29 PMThe New York Times Op-Ed Highlights the Actual American Crisis: Congress’ Cowardice“Whether you’re pro-Trump and you think we’re witnessing an unfair subversion of the president or you’re anti-Trump and you think that what’s happening is dangerous, somebody should sort this all out. Guess whose job that is? That’s Congress’ job.”
Whistlestop
Sept. 5 2018 6:58 PMThe Nomination of Judge Bork, Part 2President Reagan saw Judge Bork as a clear choice for the Supreme Court, but it wasn’t quite so clear to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Politics
Aug. 24 2018 5:19 PMHow Ronald Reagan Turned the Supreme Court Into a Political GrenadeThe 40th president of the United States laid the groundwork for blocking Merrick Garland, and getting Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
Whistlestop
Aug. 22 2018 6:10 PMThe Bidding of Biden to Boo BorkWhen Justice Powell announced his resignation, President Reagan realized he had an opportunity to score major cultural points with his party.
Political Gabfest
July 26 2018 5:42 PMThe “Pay With Cash” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Michael Cohen’s secret tape, the Georgia gubernatorial election, and “stand your ground” laws.
Political Gabfest
July 19 2018 5:30 PMThe “Double Negative” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s meeting with Putin, the latest Russia-investigation indictments, and Democrats in 2020.
Whistlestop
July 11 2018 9:00 PMKennedy and Communism (Part 2)In 1961, JFK gave Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev a second chance.
Political Gabfest
June 28 2018 6:23 PMThe “Red Court, Red Dem, and Red Hen” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Justice Anthony Kennedy, civility, and the impact of primary races around the nation.
Political Gabfest
June 21 2018 6:25 PMThe “Wicked, Even for Trump” EditionPolitical Gabfest on family separation, the FBI’s role in the 2016 election, and Harvard’s admission policies.
Whistlestop
June 13 2018 6:40 PMNixon Goes to China (Part 3 of 3)President Nixon trades jokes and digs into philosophy with Chairman Mao.
Political Gabfest
May 31 2018 5:04 PMThe “Ambien and Racism” EditionListen to Slate’s show about missing child migrants, Puerto Rico, and Roseanne’s racism.
Political Gabfest
May 24 2018 6:31 PMThe “Open Hostility” EditionListen to Slate’s show about relations with North Korea, Stacey Abrams’ primary win, and the House investigation into the FBI.
Political Gabfest
May 17 2018 6:13 PMThe “Leaks and the Leaky Leakers Who Leaked Them” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Israeli violence toward Palestinians, White House leaks, and racial bias in marijuana arrests.
Political Gabfest
May 3 2018 5:09 PMThe “Live in St. Louis” EditionListen to Slate’s show about voting rights, the role of morality in America’s political future, and Robert Mueller’s questions for Donald Trump.
Politics
April 28 2018 9:00 AMThe Most Infuriating Part of the Muslim Ban Oral Arguments at the Supreme Court

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