Political Gabfest

The “Seven Salty Almonds, Six-Pointed Stars, Five Secret Emails” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the FBI findings on Clinton’s emails, Trump tweeting a six-pointed star, and Obama’s late-night habits.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and John Dickerson discuss the FBI’s findings on Hillary’s emails, Trump tweeting a star of David, and Obama’s nighttime routine.

Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:

John chatters about the AMC miniseries The Night Manager and his new book Whistlestop, which he’s doing a live reading for on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at City Winery in New York.

Emily chatters about Jessica Winter’s novel, Break in Case of Emergency.

David chatters about the new Atlas Obscura book, Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders.

Topic ideas for next week? You can tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @SlateGabfest (#heygabfest). (Tweets may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)

Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Kevin Townsend.