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Whistlestop: The Lighthearted Leanings of Leadership

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This episode of Whistlestop travels back to April 30, 2011 when President Obama stepped up to the podium at the White House Correspondents' Dinner to deliver a dig and dig for a laugh.

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Apr 19, 2018

Gist: A Fuller Obituary for Barbara Bush

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She was fierce and loyal but also kind of mean.

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Apr 19, 2018

If Then: What If Facebook Used Data For Black Lives?

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The Founder of Data 4 Black Lives on how tech companies can use their data as a tool of oppression—or a force for racial justice.

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Apr 18, 2018

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Apr 18, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has a few things to start your day – from Mike Pompeo meeting Kim Jong-un to the President seeking some new counsel.

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Apr 18, 2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the hit horror film A Quiet Place, the new adaptation of Howard's End on the BBC and Starz, and Barbara Ehrenreich's essay: "Why I'm Giving Up On Preventative Care".

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Apr 17, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Tim O'Brien, Executive Editor of Bloomberg View, to catch up about the latest surrounding the Michael Cohen story and why it may not be all the media is cooking it up to be.

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Apr 17, 2018
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The cover-up is worse than the crime when you put Michael Cohen in charge of the cover-up.

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Apr 17, 2018
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The 16th letter of our alphabet is a fancy little thing.

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Apr 17, 2018
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How Brendan Baker and Chloe Prasinos created a sound-rich world for Marvel’s Wolverine: The Long Night.

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Apr 17, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know today—from Hannity's lawyer, to James Comey's press tour, to a deadly prison riot.

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Apr 16, 2018
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In defense of the former FBI director.

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Apr 16, 2018
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Josh Levin and Stefan Fatsis discuss the musical Small Ball with Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey. ESPN’s Bill Barnwell joins to talk about why the NFL is bad at scouting quarterbacks, and The Good Place’s Mike Schur explains his love for Dan Le Batard.

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Apr 15, 2018
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Fiona Reeves, the Director of Presidential Correspondence. Every day Reeves and her staff sort through thousands of letters and emails that President Obama receives from his constituents.

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Apr 14, 2018
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A slow motion constitutional crisis may be upon us. Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Lawfare blog editor and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, Ben Wittes, to assess the threats to the rule of law posed by presidential pique.

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Apr 14, 2018
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Slate Money on Rusal sanctions, lawyers, and credit default swaps

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Apr 14, 2018
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Mary Wilson has today’s three things: Facebook faces more trouble abroad, why our money’s on Australia’s punk turtle, and the trolling of Mick Mulvaney.

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Apr 14, 2018
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Russia's denialism over Syrian war crimes is unscientific nonsense.

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Apr 14, 2018
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Mother Jones' Rebecca Leber about the "liberties" Scott Pruitt is taking as a public official and how it's effecting the EPA as a whole.

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Apr 10, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to former FBI special agent Asha Rangappa and The New Yorker's Adam Davidson about the raid on Michael Cohen's office.

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Apr 10, 2018
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Democracy hijacked, data leaked, brains rewired—we'd be stupid not to rein in Facebook and its peers.

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Apr 10, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has two things you should know to start your day – from former tech CEOs appearing on Capitol Hill to the raid on Michael Cohen's office.

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Apr 10, 2018
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A preview of the Mark Zuckerberg hearings with some of the lawmakers who will be questioning him.

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Apr 9, 2018
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Josh Levin and Stefan Fatsis discuss Patrick Reed’s Masters win with Slate’s Jim Newell. The Toronto Star’s Bruce Arthur also joins to talk about the Humboldt bus crash, and the Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh helps assess Shohei Ohtahi’s amazing week.

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Apr 8, 2018
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Chantal Tseng has been working as a bartender for 16 years, and has been designing her own cocktails for almost as long.

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Apr 7, 2018
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Slate Money on a trade war with China, the wage gap, and New Zealand

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Apr 6, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know today—from the looming trade war, to a bad week for presidents past, to a sprawling conspiracy theory... the Storm.

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Apr 6, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan is joined by host of Slate's El Gabfest, Leon Krauze, to discuss Trump's renewed nativist delusions.

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Apr 6, 2018
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Does New York's governor know what puns are?

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Apr 6, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of Ready Player One

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Apr 6, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has two updates to start the day – from the swamp and from Beantown.

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Apr 5, 2018
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The Atlantic's hired-then-fired conservative writer fancies himself a provocateur. He provoked his way out of a job.

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Apr 5, 2018
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Robert Mueller's investigation, President Donald Trump’s attacks on immigration and Amazon, and corruption at the EPA.

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Apr 5, 2018
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Inside the heart and soul of American poetry.

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Apr 5, 2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss raising children of a different skin color from your own, whether we should allow kids to have fascist haircuts, spring break schedules, Dungeons & Dragons, bro dates, and more.

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Apr 5, 2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss raising children of a different skin color from your own, whether we should allow kids to have fascist haircuts, spring break schedules, Dungeons & Dragons, bro dates, and more.

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Apr 5, 2018
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Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Alyssa Monks, Mila Khalevich, Tim Goodmanson, June Thomas

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Apr 5, 2018
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The Double X Gabfest on Roseanne, Noor Salman's trial, and theybies.

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Apr 5, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Dexter Filkins of The New Yorker about the young 30-somethings trying to reform the Middle East – Jared Kushner and Mohammed bin Salman.

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Apr 4, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know today—from the National Guard, to the US presence in Syria, to the world's fastest (?) drone.

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Apr 4, 2018
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We're lucky the YouTube shooter didn't have an AR-15.

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Apr 4, 2018
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President Dwight D. Eisenhower longed to golf more than any President before or after.

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Apr 4, 2018
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The man in charge of Amazon’s voice assistant thinks users’ privacy concerns are off-base.

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Apr 4, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has just one quick update today about The Washington Post's latest story on the Mueller investigation.

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Apr 4, 2018
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Dana Stevens, Christina Cauterucci, and Sam Adams discuss the new Steven Spielberg film Ready Player One, HBO's new assassination comedy series Barry, and the Cannes Film Festival's decision to ban Netflix films from competing in the festival.

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Apr 3, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Erik Wemple of The Washington Post about Sinclair Broadcasting, Trump's recent attacks on the press, and the decline of local news.

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Apr 3, 2018
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David Shulkin got high marks from most fair-minded government watchdogs. Maybe that's why he was fired.

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Apr 3, 2018
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John McWhorter on why English spelling is so frustratingly idiosyncratic.

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Apr 3, 2018
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The writer for The Simpsons, Late Night with David Letterman and Newhart on being the only woman in the writers’ room.

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Apr 2, 2018
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Repealing gun rights isn't just a losing argument, it's a doomed strategy.

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Apr 2, 2018
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Josh Levin and Stefan Fatsis discuss the women’s NCAA tournament with Jere Longman and Kara Lawson. Patrick Fort also joins to talk about emergency hockey goalies, and they interview Jack Alexander and Bill Bunten about sports before Brown v. Board.

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Mar 31, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Jesse Drucker of The New York Times about the money coming into Kushner Co's hands (which Jared continues to have a significant stake in) from both foreign and domestic partners.

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Mar 30, 2018
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NIFLA v Becerra may be all about reproductive rights, but it’s a speech case, too.

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Mar 30, 2018
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Slate Money on the future of movies, today’s movie stars, and inclusion riders.

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Mar 30, 2018
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Comedian Aparna Nancherla goes for wordplay, even if it gets a groan.

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Mar 30, 2018
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Laura Miller, Alex Barasch, and Gabriel Roth discuss the new novel by Alan Hollinghurst, The Sparsholt Affair, a multigenerational saga about gay life.

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Mar 30, 2018
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Wes Anderson’s latest animated feature doesn’t consider Asian-American viewers.

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Mar 29, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has just one thing you need to know about today—the trial of Noor Salman.

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Mar 29, 2018
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Magazines and newspapers are going to hire conservative columnists. That's not a problem.

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Mar 29, 2018
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Emily Bazelon, Jamelle Bouie, and Jack Hitt, co-host of Gimlet’s Uncivil, discuss the census citizenship question, Trump’s brewing legal trouble, and gerrymandering.

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Mar 29, 2018
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How the multimedia artist bounced back from losing Lou Reed — and so much more.

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Mar 29, 2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss the terror of not teaching a child to ride a bike, Rebecca's "beautiful" daughter, fluids, and a difficult question about a child with a potential and non-specific disability.

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Mar 29, 2018
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In 1998, at a crossroads, Madonna rebooted her career by fusing electronics with matters of the heart—and turned digital music into viable pop.

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Mar 29, 2018
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Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Katie Irish, Chris Long, June Thomas

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Mar 29, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Timothy Snyder, the author of The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America.

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Mar 29, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know today—from the umpteenth White House shakeup number, to Poland's missile defense, to the case of the French waiter.

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Mar 28, 2018
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If Trump wants to persuade North Koreans to abandon their nukes, he has to think like they do.

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Mar 28, 2018
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Inside the data leak that let Cambridge Analytica game our neuroses for Donald Trump.

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Mar 28, 2018
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The Elite Charade of Changing the World

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Mar 28, 2018
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Dana Stevens, Dan Kois, and Isaac Butler discuss the revival of Tony Kushner's Angels in America, the book The World Only Spins Forward, and the film Love, Simon with Slate's Alex Barasch.

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Mar 27, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know today—from the US census, to Baton Rouge, to Kim Jong-un's cushy train ride.

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Mar 27, 2018
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The Kushners' deal-making is under investigation, but that's not drawing eyeballs like Stormy Daniels is.

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Mar 27, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Vanity Fair's Emily Jane Fox about the Stormy Daniels' 60 Minutes interview and just how Michael Cohen's role in the scandal could factor into the Mueller investigation.

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Mar 27, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has two things you should know to start your day – from the 60 Russian diplomats expelled from the US to the lone lawyer left in Trump's corner in the Russia investigation.

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Mar 26, 2018
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Hildebrand Gurlitt's looted collection is open to the public, and museums are downplaying its sketchy history.

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Mar 26, 2018
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Josh Levin, ESPN’s Joel Anderson, and NPR’s Gene Demby discuss March Madness. They also talk about the sports world’s response to the police killing of Stephon Clark and how Kevin Love and DeMar Derozan started a conversation about mental health.

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Mar 25, 2018
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Jacob Brogan sits down with Shauna Alexander to talk about Skywalker, the show jumping horse. They discuss the lives of sporting horses generally, how these animals train for their jobs, the diversity of equestrian sport and much more.

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Mar 24, 2018
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Slate Money on Rocket Billionaires, Facebook/Cambridge Analytica problem, and Wealthfront.

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Mar 23, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know this weekend—from Washington's $1.3 trillion spending bill, to a woman inspired by the movies, to FX's The Americans.

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Mar 23, 2018
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The showrunners behind The Americans on what makes their Soviet protagonists deep, flawed, and heroic.

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Mar 23, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg chats with Fred Kaplan about the departure of H.R. McMaster and the arrival of John Bolton.

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Mar 23, 2018
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Isaac Chotiner talks with Judd Apatow

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Mar 23, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has three resignations to tell you about – a National Security Advisor, a lawyer, and a President all on their way out.

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Mar 22, 2018
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Three of our favorite Pre-Woke Watching segments.

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Mar 22, 2018
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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on dog whistles, Confederate monuments, and besting the likes of David Duke.

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Mar 22, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of Isle of Dogs

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Mar 22, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of Isle of Dogs

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Mar 22, 2018
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and New York Time's technology columnist Farhad Manjoo discuss Robert Mueller's job security, the Cambridge Analytica scandal and compare today's political climate to the 1960s.

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Mar 22, 2018
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The pioneers who turn the sound of everyday objects into music.

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Mar 22, 2018
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Carvell Wallace, Gabriel Roth, and Rebecca Lavoie discuss an educational math game called Prodigy, and how to deal with a kid's potential over-interest in a video game

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