Responder in Chief

On Sept. 10, 1965, President Johnson established a new norm.

This episode of Whistlestop revisits Sept. 10, 1965, when President Lyndon Johnson established the norm of serving as both president and “responder in chief.”

Whistlestop is Slates podcast about presidential history. Hosted by Political Gabfest panelist John Dickerson, each installment will revisit memorable moments from America’s presidential carnival.

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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Research by Brian Rosenwald.