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Debategate

Whistlestop host John Dickerson revisits October 28, 1980 and the lies, blame and competitive advantage that were swirling around during the Carter-Reagan Debategate scandal.

Whistlestop is *Slate*’s podcast about presidential
campaign history. Hosted by our political correspondent and [Political
Gabfest](http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/gabfest/2015/02/political_gabfest_on_the_supreme_court_s_obamacare_case_israeli_prime_minister.html "") panelist [John
Dickerson](http://www.slate.com/authors.john_dickerson.html ""), each installment will revisit a
memorable (or even a forgotten) moment from America's quadrennial
carnival.
Podcast
production and edit by Jocelyn Frank.Research by
Brian Rosenwald.
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