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The "How Does an Inaugural Parade Announcer Work?" Edition

Charlie Brotman announced every inaugural parade since 1957, and was fired by Donald Trump's team in 2017.

Brotman told Jacob Brogan about how his work at the parades have changed over the decades, and about some of the tricks he used to keep the crowd's attention.

In a Slate Plus Extra, Charlie Brotman reads an announcement about the history of different kinds of inaugural parades. Start your two-week free trial at slate.com/workingplus.

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Twitter: @Jacob_Brogan

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