Slow Burn: Watergate

Season 1: Bonus Episode 6
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The Legacy of Judge Serica

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Episode Notes

This week, Leon talks to David Dorsen, assistant chief counsel of the Senate Watergate Committee, about Judge John Joseph Sirica, the federal judge who presided over several trials stemming from the Watergate investigation. Leon and co-host Jeffrey Bloomer also explore some additional outlandish conspiracy theories that arose from the scandal.

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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