Leon Neyfakh
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Leon Neyfakh is a Slate staff writer.

Slow Burn
Sept. 19 2018 6:00 AMGod ModeThe Clinton-Lewinsky scandal sent the religious right into paroxysms of outrage. The rest of the country wasn’t convinced.
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Sept. 12 2018 6:00 AMTell-AllLinda Tripp exposed Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky. What was she thinking?
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Sept. 4 2018 2:56 PMCredRead a transcript of Slow Burn: Season 2, Episode 3.
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Aug. 29 2018 5:45 AMAlone, TogetherWhat happened between Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky?
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Aug. 15 2018 5:00 AMThere ThereThe Clinton administration was mired in scandal from its very first days.
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Aug. 8 2018 9:55 AMHow Monica Got Her Life BackThe first bonus episode of Slow Burn Season 2.
Family
May 23 2018 3:00 PMTo a TeeA triumph of American design, in rubber and plastic.
Upon Further Review
May 15 2018 5:00 AMIf Nixon Was Good at Football, History Might Be DifferentAmerica’s favorite sport created a persecution complex for the 37th president.
Politics
Feb. 17 2018 6:11 PMRed FlagsRussian operatives used some very Russian English to meddle in the American election.
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Feb. 2 2018 9:36 AMNixon’s Downfall Was Not InevitableThe lesson of Watergate isn’t “the system worked.”
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Jan. 23 2018 9:45 AMExtra, ExtraWatching Watergate go down.
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Jan. 16 2018 4:00 AMSaturday NightThe weekend it all fell apart.
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Jan. 2 2018 4:00 AMTrue BelieversWhy did so many people stand with Richard Nixon for so long?
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Dec. 15 2017 2:59 PMThe Road to WatergateVideos and photos from the 1972 presidential campaign, as discussed in this week’s episode of our Watergate podcast.
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Dec. 5 2017 6:00 AMThe Defeat of Wright PatmanThe first congressional investigation into Watergate didn’t go so well.
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Sept. 18 2018 6:03 PMTell-AllRead a transcript of Slow Burn: Season 2, Episode 5.
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Sept. 5 2018 1:06 PMAlone, TogetherRead a transcript of Slow Burn: Season 2, Episode 4.
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Aug. 31 2018 4:21 PMThere, ThereRead a transcript of Slow Burn: Season 2, Episode 2.
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Aug. 22 2018 11:20 AMCredBill Clinton faced a lot of accusations. Only some of them stuck.
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Aug. 14 2018 9:52 AMDeal or No DealRead a transcript of Slow Burn: Season 2, Episode 1.
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Aug. 8 2018 5:55 AMSlow Burn Season 2Two decades later, it’s time to look back at Bill Clinton, Monica Lewinsky, and the scandal that nearly ended a presidency.
The Gist
May 15 2018 2:19 PMIntroducing Upon Further ReviewEpisode 1 of Mike Pesca’s new podcast on the great sports what ifs.
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March 13 2018 2:23 PMAnswering Your Watergate QuestionsSlow Burn’s Leon Neyfakh on Nixon’s paranoia, his hardcore supporters, and the wildest campaign gear.
The Gist
Feb. 16 2018 8:42 AMWhich Side Are You On?What the Quinn Norton fracas and the latest Twix bar marketing campaign have in common.
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Jan. 30 2018 6:00 AMGoing SouthHow it all ended.
Relationships
Jan. 16 2018 5:42 AMGoing to Bed With Your Partner Is Ideal—but Is It Normal?
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Jan. 9 2018 6:00 AMRabbit HolesWatergate turned America into a nation of conspiracy theorists.
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Dec. 19 2017 9:00 AMLie DetectorsHow Watergate became the greatest show on Earth.
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Dec. 12 2017 6:00 AMA Very Successful Cover-UpFor a long time, no one cared about Watergate. Why?
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Nov. 28 2017 6:07 AMYearning for WatergateOn the first bonus episode of our new podcast Slow Burn, Dick Cavett admits that it can be fun to live through perilous times.

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