Kennedy and Communism (Part 3)

“Little Boy Blue meets Al Capone.”

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This episode of Whistlestop travels back to June 1961 and the aftermath of President John F. Kennedy’s meeting with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev in Vienna.

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

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