The 25th Amendment

When Lyndon Johnson took the oath of office, a flaw in the Constitution was revealed.

This episode of Whistlestop travels back to April 4, 1841, the death of President William Henry Harrison, and a flaw in the Constitution.

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

Email: whistlestop@slate.com

Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Research by Brian Rosenwald.