27 episodes

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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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.

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
17K Ratings
17K Ratings
Starfaced5 ,

Well done

At first I thought, oh no, this again. Have a listen though, the stories will pull you right in. This is like a hefty coffee table book, with an index, and lots of (mind) pictures to gaze upon. Guaranteed that some people you thought villainous at the time, turn out somewhat heroic. Some people, then- despised, well, you"ll be justified in STILL despising with this further detail. Authors of this podcast have provided an index for this subject matter, and should be commended. Pass the podcast link to everyone. If he or she liked Serial, s/he will like this.

Slow Burn is the future of podcasting. I'd love to support, but can’t see how to sign up. Hey Slate, make it a
clear link-through. It’s like a bakery window with no door next to it...let me in.

yahavb ,

Can’t wait for the trump season

I guess the publisher expected different outcome for trumps investigation that yield nothing. I hope the publisher will eat his hat and build a fair season that will describe what happened

RBChessi ,

What journalism should be

Slow burn is an amazingly well researched, constructed, and narrated story about some of the most problematic and contentious political issues of the 20th century. Well done!

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