Slow Burn: Watergate

Season 1: Bonus Episode 3
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Nixon’s Dirtiest “Dirty Tricks”

A members-only bonus episode.


Episode Notes

Slate Plus members get a bonus episode of Slow Burn every week. This week, Leon Neyfakh talks to Joseph Califano Jr., who was working as a lawyer for the Democratic National Committee and the Washington Post at the time of the Watergate break-in. Leon also talks to Slate’s Jeffrey Bloomer about the most brazen “dirty tricks” that were dreamed up by Nixon’s re-election committee.

Season one of Slow Burn was produced by Leon Neyfakh and Andrew Parsons. Bonus episodes for the season were produced by Leon Neyfakh and Jeff Friedrich.

About the Show

You think you know the story, or maybe you don’t. But Watergate was stranger, wilder, and more exciting than you can imagine. What did it feel like to live through the scandal that brought down President Nixon? Find out on this eight-episode podcast miniseries hosted by Leon Neyfakh. Made possible by Slate Plus members.

Read Leon Neyfakh’s introduction to Season 1.

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