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Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Bill McGurn, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot on Trump and McConnell, and the fall of Raqqa.

24 Min

Oct 17, 2017

Gist: Sarah Kliff on the Big Questions

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

Is Obamacare bending the cost curve? Would its demise cause more people to die? Sarah Kliff from Vox weighs in.

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Oct 16, 2017

Sarah Kliff on the Big Questions

Slate's The Gist

Is Obamacare bending the cost curve? Would its demise cause more people to die? Sarah Kliff from Vox weighs in.

32 Min

Oct 16, 2017

Hang Up: The How Many Altuves Edition

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss Colin Kaepernick’s collusion grievance. They’re also joined by Evan Drellich to talk about Houston Astros star Jose Altuve, and by Caitlin Murray for a conversation about the Portland Thorns women’s soccer team.

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Oct 16, 2017

90 Seconds: Almost-Vice President Chris Christie

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

Josh Voorhees has a trio of quick hits for you: Colin Kaepernick sues the NFL, Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty in military court, and we all are learn just how close we were to saying the words Vice President Chris Christie.

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Oct 16, 2017

The Future of the Iran Nuclear Deal

WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

Joseph Sternberg and Hugo Restall on the future of the Iran nuclear deal and what a corporate governance scandal means for Kobe Steel and Japan.

21 Min

Oct 16, 2017

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Oct 15, 2017
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Jacob Brogan sits down with Jared Smith, one of the co-owners of Big Planet Comics in Washington DC. They discuss the day to day business of interacting with customers, managerial responsibilities, and running a small business.

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Oct 14, 2017
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Slate Money on Richard Thaler, Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy, and Brexit

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Oct 13, 2017
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Harvey Weinstein’s serial sexual harassment was Hollywood’s worst-kept secret. What allowed two news giants to put it in print within days of one another?

29 min
Oct 13, 2017
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Harvey Weinstein’s serial sexual harassment was Hollywood’s worst-kept secret. What allowed two news giants to put it in print within days of one another?

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Oct 13, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Cornell Belcher, President of Brilliant-Corners Research and Strategies, about the Obama backlash and Trump leaning into white racial resentment.

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Oct 13, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you what you need to know about Donald Trump’s latest attempts to take down Obamacare from the inside.

22 min
Oct 13, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kate Bachelder and Paul Gigot on Trump's ObamaCare actions, and John Kelly meets the press.

49 min
Oct 13, 2017
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On this episode of BackStory, Joanne, Nathan and Brian explore stories of superstition and the surprising roles the number 13 has played across American history.

28 min
Oct 12, 2017
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Aymann Ismail’s video series takes a look at what it’s like being Muslim in America.

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Oct 12, 2017
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Aymann Ismail’s video series takes a look at what it’s like being Muslim in America.

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Oct 12, 2017
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Trump Administration infighting, Harvey Weinstein’s history of alleged gross misconduct, and the repeal of the Clean Power Plan.

24 min
Oct 13, 2017
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Listeners send us their questions from the actual Appalachian Trail, from at a funeral, and from the inky shadows where they are planning to kill their neighbors trees. And by golly, we answer them all!

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Oct 12, 2017
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Josh Voorhees on Donald Trump’s chilling threat to withdrawal federal first-responders from Puerto Rico, where millions of Americans are struggling to survive.

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Oct 12, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Gabriel Roth talk to Elissa Strauss about her article in Elle, "The Leftover Embryo Crisis", answer a question about dealing with friends whose kids don't get along with their kids, plus "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations.

22 min
Oct 12, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Daniel Ikenson on renegotiating Nafta and Trump's Iran deal decision.

37 min
Oct 12, 2017
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Let's take a pledge to start dating our contemporaries.

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Oct 11, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg is joined by ProPublica's Jesse Eisinger to talk about how Don Jr. & Ivanka Trump avoided felony fraud in a case involving the Trump SoHo project back in 2012.

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Oct 11, 2017
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The New York Times reporter goes behind-the- scenes of her Harvey Weinstein stories.

22 min
Oct 11, 2017
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The New York Times reporter goes behind-the- scenes of her Harvey Weinstein stories.

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Oct 11, 2017
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Low tax rates, failing public services, and a governor who thinks prayer will fix the budget deficit. Why can’t Oklahoma get it together?

24 min
Oct 11, 2017
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Low tax rates, failing public services, and a governor who thinks prayer will fix the budget deficit. Why can’t Oklahoma get it together?

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Oct 11, 2017
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Josh Voorhees unpacks a new, nuclear weapons-themed report that details the national security meeting that prompted Rex Tillerson to reportedly call Trump a “moron.”

16 min
Oct 11, 2017
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Allysia Finley and Paul Gigot on rolling back the Clean Power Plan and tax reform.

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Oct 11, 2017
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Why we can't beat Trump by running away from nationalism

64 min
Oct 11, 2017
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It's our very first live show in Los Angeles featuring Amber Rose, Quinta Brunson, and Victor Pope Jr.

51 min
Oct 11, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Isaac Butler discuss Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049, catch up on Amazon's Transparent, and discuss the sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

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Oct 11, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Isaac Butler discuss Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049, catch up on Amazon's Transparent, and discuss the sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

24 min
Oct 10, 2017
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Actor Jason Kravits sings from a lesser-known American songbook—the one he creates, on the spot.

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Oct 10, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss Jemele Hill, Jerry Jones, and Donald Trump with the Ringer’s Bryan Curtis. Yahoo’s Jeff Passan also joins to discuss the baseball playoffs, and Roger Bennett of Men in Blazers talks about Iceland’s World Cup dreams.

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Oct 10, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “On the Nose" Edition

48 min
Oct 10, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “On the Nose" Edition

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Oct 10, 2017
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Josh Voorhees brings you the latest on the California wildfires, unpacks the shifting Las Vegas timeline, and takes a look at Donald Trump’s spat with GOP Sen. Bob Corker.

22 min
Oct 10, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Allysia Finley and Paul Gigot on Trump's new immigration offer and Trump vs. Corker.

24 min
Oct 9, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Nick Eberstadt on North Korea's Kim dynasty and its vulnerabilities.

46 min
Oct 9, 2017
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Rabbi Shai Held's realistic advice for 5778

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Oct 8, 2017
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Jacob talks to cartoonist Benjamin Frisch, the author of the graphic novel The Fun Family, who also happens to be the producer of this season of Working.

50 min
Oct 8, 2017
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Jacob talks to cartoonist Benjamin Frisch, the author of the graphic novel The Fun Family, who also happens to be the producer of this season of Working.

47 min
Oct 7, 2017
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For thousands of years, all over the world, we've told tales of monsters and the undead. Why? Aaron Mahnke, creator of the 'Lore' podcast, on the hunger for mystery.

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Oct 7, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg and Virginia Heffernan take your questions via tweet, phone, and snail mail in our first edition of #AskTrumpcast.

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Oct 7, 2017
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Slate Money on Lagos and Nairobi, China in Africa, and South African corruption

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Oct 7, 2017
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Slate Money on Lagos and Nairobi, China in Africa, and South African corruption

44 min
Oct 7, 2017
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Slate Represents looks at representation in the new and returning TV shows this fall.

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Oct 6, 2017
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As Shonda Rhimes’ game-changing drama enters its final season, we recap the premiere episode.

28 min
Oct 6, 2017
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As Shonda Rhimes’ game-changing drama enters its final season, we recap the premiere episode.

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Oct 6, 2017
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The U.S. has liberalized over time. Why hasn’t Russia?

28 min
Oct 6, 2017
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The U.S. has liberalized over time. Why hasn’t Russia?

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Oct 6, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you what you need to know about this year’s winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and explains why the award committee played it safe this time around.

26 min
Oct 6, 2017
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Bill McGurn and Kim Strassel on the Steele dossier, the FBI, and Donald Trump.

45 min
Oct 6, 2017
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In this episode of BackStory, Joanne, Ed, and Nathan dip into the BackStory archive to look at four rulings that shaped public life in America.

11 min
Oct 6, 2017
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A conversation with Atul Gawande, author of "Being Mortal".

42 min
Oct 6, 2017
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Twists and plot holes in Denis Villeneuve's movie Blade Runner 2049.

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Oct 6, 2017
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Twists and plot holes in Denis Villeneuve's movie Blade Runner 2049.

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Oct 6, 2017
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Twists and plot holes in Denis Villeneuve's movie Blade Runner 2049.

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Oct 6, 2017
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Our look at representation in the new and returning TV shows this fall.

43 min
Oct 6, 2017
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Our look at representation in the new and returning TV shows this fall.

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Oct 5, 2017
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the Las Vegas shooting, the response to Puerto Rico’s suffering and Supreme Court's examination of gerrymandering.

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Oct 5, 2017
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Danny Strong takes on J.D. Salinger, Van Gogh paintings come to life, Michael Chabon’s punk awakening, kids’ books as literature.

24 min
Oct 5, 2017
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How big tech killed innovation and acquired too much information on us.

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Oct 5, 2017
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How big tech killed innovation and acquired too much information on us.

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Oct 5, 2017
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Josh King talks to Sig Rogich, a Republican who helped make Las Vegas what it is today, about the events of this past week in the city and how it's recovering.

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Oct 5, 2017
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The Las Vegas shooter is said to have used a “bump stock” to maximize the carnage. Josh Voorhees explains what that is, lets you hear what it sounds like in action, and explains why maybe—just maybe—Republicans may be willing to ban them.

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Oct 5, 2017
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Gabriel Roth and Carvell Wallace discuss broken phones, how to gift an inheritance, My Little Pony: the Movie, and are joined by Slate's Aisha Harris to tackle a tough question about American Girl dolls.

20 min
Oct 5, 2017
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Joseph Sternberg and Hugo Restall on a new global tax policy and an economic slowdown in India.

32 min
Oct 5, 2017
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Have you heard of Nexplanon? No? That’s what we thought.

52 min
Oct 5, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the early days of women’s pro tennis, Huge Hefner, and Gloria Allred’s crusade.

34 min
Oct 5, 2017
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The Russia expert on how Putin’s regime operates, and what people don’t understand about autocrats.

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Oct 5, 2017
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The Russia expert on how Putin’s regime operates, and what people don’t understand about autocrats.

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Oct 5, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the early days of women’s pro tennis, Huge Hefner, and Gloria Allred’s crusade.

35 min
Oct 4, 2017
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By popular demand, Jolenta and Kristen look back at their first season of living By The Book

21 min
Oct 4, 2017
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In the second half of my mini-series on musical worlds, I talk with Sammus and Mega Ran, hip hop artists that create concept albums about their favorite childhood video games.

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Oct 5, 2017
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A retired military man explains why any show of force against North Korea will hurt our allies in the south.

25 min
Oct 4, 2017
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A retired military man explains why any show of force against North Korea will hurt our allies in the south.

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Oct 4, 2017
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September 10, 1965 the President established the norm of being "disaster responder in chief."

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Oct 4, 2017
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September 10, 1965 the President established the norm of being "disaster responder in chief."

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Oct 4, 2017
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Mike imagines an ice-bucket challenge among gun owners.

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Oct 4, 2017
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Josh Voorhees breaks down Rex Tillerson’s unexpected—and unconvincing—press conference, during which he denied he threatened to quit but didn’t deny calling Trump a “moron.”

22 min
Oct 4, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump's Fed choices and gerrymanders at the Supreme Court.

62 min
Oct 4, 2017
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Rahawa Haile hikes the Appalachian Trail, Brother Nature chills with his Deer Squad, and Tracy's mom takes her fishing.

59 min
Oct 4, 2017
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Julia Turner, Stephen Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss the new film Battle of the Sexes, the life and work of Tom Petty with Hit Parade's Chris Molanphy, and the mind of John McPhee with The New York Times Magazine's Sam Anderson.

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Oct 4, 2017
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Julia Turner, Stephen Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss the new film Battle of the Sexes, the life and work of Tom Petty with Hit Parade's Chris Molanphy, and the mind of John McPhee with The New York Times Magazine's Sam Anderson.

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Oct 3, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg checks back in with Yascha Mounk about the state of liberal democracy in America and abroad.

23 min
Oct 3, 2017
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How the world changed the presidency and doomed the office to failure.

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Oct 3, 2017
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How the world changed the presidency and doomed the office to failure.

49 min
Oct 3, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Good Grief" Edition

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Oct 3, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Good Grief" Edition

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Oct 3, 2017
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Josh Voorhees takes a look at the big question that remains in the wake of Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas: that of the gunman’s motive.