Ted Kennedy, Jimmy Carter, and the Battle of the Robot Rule

Slate’s podcast concludes the tale of the 1980 Democratic primary fight between challenger Ted Kennedy and incumbent President Jimmy Carter.

Listen to Episode 15 of Whistlestop:

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Whistlestop is Slate’s podcast about presidential campaign history. Hosted by Political Gabfest panelist John Dickerson, each installment will revisit a memorable (or even a forgotten) moment from America’s quadrennial carnival.

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