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Gist: Why Did Trump and Putin Meet in Secret?

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

Ian Bremmer broke the story of the second Trump-Putin meeting. But are we blowing it out of proportion?

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Jul 25, 2017

Why Did Trump and Putin Meet in Secret?

Slate's The Gist

Ian Bremmer broke the story of the second Trump-Putin meeting. But are we blowing it out of proportion?

27 Min

Jul 25, 2017

Dear Prudence: The "Radical Unfriendliness" Edition

Slate's Dear Prudence

Dear Prudence: The "Radical Unfriendliness" Edition

51 Min

Jul 25, 2017

The Moment: Bomani Jones 7/25/17

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

Brian sits down with sportscaster Bomani Jones of ESPN's The Right Time, The Evening Jones, and Highly Questionable, about being "the smartest man in sports", his background in economics, and how he checks himself.

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Jul 25, 2017

The Health-Care Vote and Jeff Sessions

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Dan Henninger, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on Joe Rago, the health-care vote and Jeff Sessions.

26 Min

Jul 25, 2017

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Jul 24, 2017
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Kevin McDonald on the special alchemy that made Kids in the Hall a truly groundbreaking comedy troupe.

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Jul 24, 2017
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Josh Levin and ESPN’s Mina Kimes are joined by Slate’s Jim Newell to discuss Jordan Spieth’s British Open win. Josh and Mina also dissect Kyrie Irving’s trade drama, and Slate’s Ben Mathis-Lilley analyzes Hugh Freeze’s ousting as Ole Miss football coach.

15 min
Jul 24, 2017
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She didn’t brag. She didn’t leave clues. She killed her patients, then went home to play computer games.

22 min
Jul 24, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Joseph Sternberg on Russia sanctions, the Temple Mount crisis and regime change in Pyongyang.

0 min
Jul 24, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: two things you need to know about Anthony Scaramucci, one thing you don't about outgoing Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

35 min
Jul 23, 2017
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Perhaps love is just an ordinary occurrence that feels profound

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Jul 23, 2017
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Mike Metevia of Slows Bar B-Q makes some of the best smoked meats in Detroit.

50 min
Jul 23, 2017
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Mike Metevia of Slows Bar B-Q makes some of the best smoked meats in Detroit.

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Jul 22, 2017
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Josh King talks to ProPublica's Robert Faturechi about the Trump administration's secretive deregulation teams and just what you can do to help ProPublica unmask more information on the deregulation front.

37 min
Jul 22, 2017
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In one of our wildest episodes ever, comedian Jeff Garlin cuts the surprise clip short to call B.S. on neuroscience and complexity.

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Jul 21, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Brendan Nyhan, Professor of Government at Dartmouth, about the President's many lies including his most recent ones featured in The New York Times interview with Maggie Haberman, Peter Baker, and Michael S. Schmidt.

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Jul 21, 2017
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The former vice president returns with a sequel to his climate change documentary, An Inconvenient Truth.

31 min
Jul 21, 2017
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The former vice president returns with a sequel to his climate change documentary, An Inconvenient Truth.

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Jul 21, 2017
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Jim Newell and Jordan Weissmann

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Jul 21, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Akie Abe maybe pretended not the speak English around Trump; Three hundred jobs will be outsourced at Carrier; Salvador Dali's mustache lives on, miraculously.

32 min
Jul 21, 2017
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In this episode of BackStory, Nathan, Ed, Brian and Joanne discuss the history behind stories in the news.

52 min
Jul 21, 2017
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The controversial Netflix show’s depictions of suicide and sexual assault. Then, an interview with the host of Slate’s new docuseries about Muslim American identity.

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Jul 21, 2017
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The controversial Netflix show’s depictions of suicide and sexual assault. Then, an interview with the host of Slate’s new docuseries about Muslim American identity.

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Jul 20, 2017
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Comedy writer Mike Sacks on the 40th anniversary of the Dixie-fried action caper "Stinker Lets Loose."

26 min
Jul 20, 2017
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Comedy writer Mike Sacks on the 40th anniversary of the Dixie-fried action caper "Stinker Lets Loose."

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Jul 20, 2017
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John Dickerson, David Plotz and Emily Bazelon discuss what will follow the Senate health care collapse, the influence of Steve Bannon and the future approach to prosecution of sexual assaults on college campuses.

30 min
Jul 20, 2017
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With a tattered history of institutional abuse, patchwork oversight, and absent legislation, is Wilderness Therapy too wild to be trusted?

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Jul 20, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace and Rebecca Lavoie discuss a very unusual quandary involving the inappropriate email address of their babysitter, plus babysitting in general, triumphs and fails, and recommendations.

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Jul 20, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Reports say Paul Manafort owed $17-million to Russians in 2015; New airport restrictions for everyone entering the US; Holland devises a clever way to solve cold cases.

24 min
Jul 20, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Joseph Sternberg on Iran deal debates, Trump's Syria strategy and a panic about Poland.

27 min
Jul 20, 2017
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The novelist and essayist on criticizing Hillary Clinton and becoming friends with writers you savage.

69 min
Jul 20, 2017
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Film critic Jordan Hoffman and trainer-turned-shaman Stacy Berman

41 min
Jul 20, 2017
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Why country music makes you cry, and rock and roll doesn’t: A musical interpretation of divided America.

36 min
Jul 20, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen travel back in time with Sylvia Browne's bestseller, "Past Lives, Future Healing"

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Jul 19, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to ProPublica's Alec MacGillis, author of The Cynic: The Political Education of Mitch McConnell, about how the majority leader is failing to deliver for the Republicans.

0 min
Jul 19, 2017
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The Gist’s resident guff detector Maria Konnikova returns to look at the (appropriately) lost art of graphology.

27 min
Jul 19, 2017
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The Gist’s resident guff detector Maria Konnikova returns to look at the (appropriately) lost art of graphology.

38 min
Jul 19, 2017
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Why Alan J. Pakula’s conspiracy flick makes you feel like you’re being brainwashed, too.

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Jul 19, 2017
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Jim Newell and Jordan Weissmann

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Jul 19, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: The DoD is renting an apartment they don't need in Trump Tower; Russian state TV has harsh words for fidget spinners; The Bank of England screwed up their Jane Austen money.

18 min
Jul 19, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on the fallout from GOP health-care failure.

9 min
Jul 19, 2017
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Trump is stuck with Obama’s nuclear deal. And his efforts to undermine it can only help Tehran.

58 min
Jul 19, 2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss Edgar Wright's new film Baby Driver, Jay Z's album 4:44 with Slate's Jack Hamilton, and David Brooks' infamous sandwich column.

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Jul 19, 2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss Edgar Wright's new film Baby Driver, Jay Z's album 4:44 with Slate's Jack Hamilton, and David Brooks' infamous sandwich column.

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Jul 18, 2017
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An economist’s diagnosis of our societal torpor.

27 min
Jul 18, 2017
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An economist’s diagnosis of our societal torpor.

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Jul 18, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg goes in-depth with Bill Browder about Donald Trump Jr's meeting with the Russians in Trump Tower.

5 min
Jul 18, 2017
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The JPMorgan CEO says he’s embarrassed by Washington’s inaction. There’s a reason he’ll never name names.

0 min
Jul 18, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The "Open it Up" Edition

35 min
Jul 18, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The "Open it Up" Edition

22 min
Jul 18, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the GOP health-care crackup.

0 min
Jul 18, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Donald Trump issues his NAFTA demands; An Australian senator unearths a shocking(ly mild) fact about her past; A 250-year-old cannonball is still active, somehow.

9 min
Jul 18, 2017
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Why Alan J. Pakula’s conspiracy flick makes you feel like you’re being brainwashed, too.

23 min
Jul 17, 2017
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This is your brain on food.

0 min
Jul 17, 2017
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Josh Levin and Jody Avirgan of ESPN’s 30 for 30 podcasts are joined by ESPN’s Howard Bryant to discuss Wimbledon. Sam Miller of ESPN also talks about Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger, and producer Rose Eveleth joins for a conversation about 30 for 30.

17 min
Jul 17, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Mary Anastasia O'Grady on Venezuela's courageous vote and Brazil's presidential conviction.

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Jul 17, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: How big is that giant iceberg, exactly?; Colorado scares people off the voter rolls; No, macaroni and cheese won't kill you, probably.

29 min
Jul 17, 2017
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A free, spoiler-filled preview from Slate Plus

29 min
Jul 16, 2017
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Why aren't more online daters aware of the dark nature of rulership?

51 min
Jul 16, 2017
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Alexis Wiley talks about bringing political visions to life in a changing city.

36 min
Jul 15, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Authors Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland on blurring the lines between science and magic.

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Jul 15, 2017
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Slate Money on going cashless with Visa, coding boot camps, and Warren Buffett

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Jul 14, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to ProPublica's Justin Elliot about his reporting surrounding Trump's lawyer, Marc Kasowitz.

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Jul 14, 2017
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How a classic Halloween costume inspired one of the most profound films of the year.

22 min
Jul 14, 2017
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How a classic Halloween costume inspired one of the most profound films of the year.

32 min
Jul 14, 2017
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Bradley Paul’s words are money. He's written for some of Hollywood’s best television studios, and his credits include AMC’s hit drama "Better Call Saul" and the upcoming "Lodge 49."

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Jul 14, 2017
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Jim Newell and Jordan Weissmann

17 min
Jul 14, 2017
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The Nebraska senator has urgent, persuasive ideas for saving American politics. Why won’t he act on them?

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Jul 14, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s three things: Papua New Guinea’s thin-skinned elections chief, a hacker targets one of the State Department’s top Russian specialists, and Kermit gets a new voice.

52 min
Jul 14, 2017
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In this episode of BackStory, we explore what it means to be white in America, and how the concept of whiteness has fundamentally shaped our country.

24 min
Jul 14, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the revised Senate health bill and all Donald Trump Jr.'s Russians.

52 min
Jul 14, 2017
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From the wage gap disputes at the CBS police procedural to Muslim representation in Kumail Nanjiani’s indie rom-com.

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Jul 14, 2017
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From the wage gap disputes at the CBS police procedural to Muslim representation in Kumail Nanjiani’s indie rom-com.

0 min
Jul 13, 2017
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The retired admiral answers all of our questions about ISIS, H.R. McMaster, and life on a submarine.

25 min
Jul 13, 2017
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The retired admiral answers all of our questions about ISIS, H.R. McMaster, and life on a submarine.

0 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and John Dickerson discuss what can be done to protect American democracy, the state of the GOP healthcare bill, and Mark Leibovich joins in to assess Trump's draining of the swamp.

42 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Just watch out for those California chapped lips

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Jul 13, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Patrick Caldwell, a health care reporter at Mother Jones, about the latest iteration of the Senate health bill and the politics surrounding it.

0 min
Jul 13, 2017
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The Evidence Is Strange, Funny, and Supports the Theory.

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Jul 13, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s three things: Gambia inventories Yahya Jammeh’s ill-gotten goods, wildfires shut down tourist sites in Italy and Greece, and the Trump-Macron handshake, part deux.

0 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss raising Muslim kids in America with Rabia Chaudry of the podcast Undisclosed. Plus, what to do about bad kid friends, Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

19 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on Liu Xiaobo's life and death and Prime Minister Abe's political woes.

62 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Historian Jenna Weissman Joselit and cat therapist Carole Wilbourn

29 min
Jul 13, 2017
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The HuffPost Editor-in-chief on the problems with media snark, and the challenge of covering Trump.

0 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone talk the New York magazine piece on climate change, Silicon Valley tech bros' sexism apologies, and the Netflix show GLOW.

0 min
Jul 13, 2017
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The HuffPost Editor-in-chief on the problems with media snark, and the challenge of covering Trump.

52 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone talk the New York magazine piece on climate change, Silicon Valley tech bros' sexism apologies, and the Netflix show GLOW.

6 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen debrief on The Memory Book.

34 min
Jul 13, 2017
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The friendship that changed the course of World War II.

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Jul 12, 2017
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This episode of Whistlestop travels back to November 3, 1968 as President Johnson attempts to end the bombing in Vietnam.

36 min
Jul 12, 2017
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This episode of Whistlestop travels back to November 3, 1968 as President Johnson attempts to end the bombing in Vietnam.

27 min
Jul 12, 2017
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How do Muslims readers feel about Dune -- a book which appropriates many aspects of Islam and Arab culture to tell an unconventional hero's journey?