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Slow Burn

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Leon Neyfakh excavates the strange subplots and forgotten characters of recent political history—and finds surprising parallels to the present. Season 1 of Slow Burn captured what it felt like to live through Watergate; Season 2 does the same with the saga of Bill Clinton’s impeachment.
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Stephen Biegel

I would have actually finished this, had you just told the facts and left your liberal bullshit out of it.

Sep 20th
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John Hills

holy crap! what a great podcast!

Sep 18th
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LaSandra Lee

Linda Tripp is a maggot. She's the OT, original troll. Her actions were completely self interested. There's nothing that she can say that would convince anyone with a conscience that secretly coercing and recording a friend that's self proclaimed young minded was of pure intent. Nope! TROLL!

Sep 18th
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Carol Stevenson

Seriously, you follow the infamous blow job with a sponsor called Gobble?

Sep 17th
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Lori Ann Commins

Tripp is stlll a contemptible worm after all rbese years.

Sep 13th
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Raj Kumar

Great podcast. Please do Episode 3 covering the impeachment of President Johnson

Sep 7th
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Linda Sutton

Great pod cast. Fascinating historical coverage, relevant to the present day political scene. However, background music overpowers the narrative!

Sep 2nd
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minombre esnada

Jackson sounds bitter and jealous.

Aug 22nd
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Vanderlay

Jacob Reeze, so, I guess we’re going to completely forget his brutal rape of Juanita Broderick, then, huh?

Aug 16th
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Jacob Reeze

So sad. Bill was a good hearted and competent president. Today we're more aware that it's not the best conduct to have sex with subordinates -but to be clear Clinton's was consensual. Still, its ridiculous to use that to paint someone as a villian. He was doing his job as president, why should he have to confess his sex life to the public. If the gender roles were reversed people would be in knots calling it sexist to even make reference to the incident.

Aug 9th
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Anne Foley

I saw the new cover art and that hairline and chin and shrieked with joy. I was just barely too young to remember this and now I can feel like a real adult

Aug 6th
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Brown Man

good content... but too loud background music ... making it tough to hear the content

Jul 30th
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Brandon Kyser

They should cover the Iran contra scandal for season 3.

Jul 24th
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Bridget Hartley

I'm not getting the right feed for this ep. it comes up as a podcast talking about booty calls, and what made you stop calling.

Jul 12th
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John Adrian Parrott

Excessive

May 27th
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David Pierce

Well presented and in light of the current situation in Washington, a reminder of how similiar

May 6th
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Ed Hewings

brilliant! thanks

May 6th
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KateSos75

This is an incredible story! Thank you for sharing Martha's story!

May 3rd
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Osato Edokpayi

absolutely fantastic series!

Apr 24th
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Trudy

loved this!!!

Apr 23rd
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