Join us for Slate Day, a live podcast experience produced in connection with the Texas Tribune Festival. This full-day affair features a lineup of Slate’s bold, curious, and politically-minded shows with exciting appearances from key figures at the forefront of culture and politics.
9:00 a.m. El Gabfest and Trumpcast host León Krauze in conversation with Antonio Garza, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico and Roberta Jacobson, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico
10:30 a.m. Political Gabfest with Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz with special guest DeRay McKesson, civil rights activist and organizer
1:00 p.m. Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick in conversation on SCOTUS with Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Dean and professor of law at Boston University, Cristina Rodríguez, professor of law at Yale University, Stephen Vladeck, professor of law at the University of Texas, and Adam White, director of the Center for the Study of Administration at George Mason University
2:30 p.m. The Gist with Mike Pesca and special guest Neal Katyal, lawyer and professor of national security law at Georgetown University and Dr. Jennifer R. Mercieca, political historian and professor at Texas A&M Austin
4:00 p.m. Slate Day Happy Hour. Meet Slate's podcasters and fellow fans at a special happy hour. Refreshments are included with the purchase of a happy hour ticket.
6:00 p.m. Trumpcast with Jamelle Bouie, Virginia Heffernan, and Jacob Weisberg in conversation with Ana Marie Cox, political columnist and culture critic and Ashley Parker, journalist and White House reporter at The Washington Post
Seating is limited. Get your tickets today! Tickets to the Political Gabfest are already sold out. There are still a few all access passes available, which will get you into that show and the rest of the day.
If you are a Slate Plus member, you will receive 30 percent off your tickets. Use your Upcoming Events tool in the Slate Plus dashboard on the right side of the Slate Plus home page to receive your individualized discount code to access tickets.
Want to make a weekend of it? The Texas Tribune is offering a special discount to Slate Day ticket holders. Use code Slate18 to save $100 off festival badges. Click here for more information about the Texas Tribune Festival and tickets.
Featured Speakers Bios
Virginia Heffernan is a contributing editor at Wired, a columnist at the Los Angeles Times, and a co-host of Trumpcast.
Léon Krauze is a columnist for Slate and co-host of Trumpcast. He is a news anchor for Univision based in Los Angeles and a senior fellow at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy.
Dahlia Lithwick writes about the courts and the law for Slate and hosts the podcast Amicus.
Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.
David Plotz is the CEO of Atlas Obscura and host of the Slate Political Gabfest.