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
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
Political Gabfest
April 19 2018 7:15 PMThe “Slimeball” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Michael Cohen’s woes, James Comey, and racial profiling at Starbucks.
Political Gabfest
April 12 2018 5:31 PMThe “Farewell, My Blue-Eyed Monster” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the raid on Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, Paul Ryan’s retirement, and Mark Zuckerberg’s chat with Congress.
Whistlestop
April 4 2018 5:13 PMFour Score and Seven Years of Presidential GolfingPresident Dwight D. Eisenhower may have been America’s biggest presidential golf player and fan.
Political Gabfest
March 8 2018 7:03 PMThe “Stormy Weather” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s tariffs, the Stormy Daniels lawsuit, and sanctuary cities.
Political Gabfest
March 1 2018 9:16 PMThe “There Once Was a Union Maid but Not Anymore” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the NRA boycott, staff changes at the White House, and the future of public unions.
Whistlestop
Feb. 22 2018 7:19 AMRetiring for PeaceOn Jan. 17, 1968, Lyndon Johnson delivered his State of the Union and surprised his closest advisers when he didn’t step down.
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
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.
Political Gabfest
April 26 2018 6:31 PMThe “Hardest Job in the World” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Ronny Jackson, Hawaii v. Trump at SCOTUS, and the impossibility of the presidency.
Whistlestop
April 19 2018 4:03 PMThe Lighthearted Leanings of LeadershipRonald Reagan could deliver jokes like the best of them, but do American presidents need to make the masses laugh?
Political Gabfest
April 5 2018 5:27 PMThe “Caravan of Gabfesters” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Robert Mueller’s investigation, Trump’s influence on the media, and the effectiveness of Scott Pruitt and other federal leaders.
Political Gabfest
March 15 2018 6:52 PMThe “Rex Wrecks” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s firing of Rex Tillerson, Pennsylvania’s special election results, and public schools.
Whistlestop
March 7 2018 6:41 PMGriever in Chief and Guardian of Common GroundOn April 19, 1995, when the Oklahoma City bombing shocked the nation, Bill Clinton offered emotional and political guidance.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 22 2018 7:02 PMThe “Enough Thoughts and Prayers” EditionListen to Slate’s show about students protesting gun violence, the indictments of 13 Russian nationals, and Mitt Romney’s Senate run.
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.

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