This Whistlestop visits April 24, 1952 when President Truman's executive powers are challenged by the courts.
Whistlestop is Slate’s podcast about presidential history. Hosted by political correspondent and Political Gabfest panelist John Dickerson, each installment will revisit memorable (or even forgotten) moments from America’s presidential carnival.
Podcast production and edit by Jocelyn Frank. Research by Brian Rosenwald.
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