Leon Neyfakh talks to David Plotz, Seth Stevenson, and Emily Yoffe about working at Slate during the late 1990s and what it was like to cover the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal. Neyfakh and Slate senior producer Mary Wilson also discuss the making of Episode 8.
Some of the articles mentioned during the discussion of Slate’s Clinton-era coverage:
“Fiddling Around“ by Emily Yoffe
“An Innocent Romance” by Seth Stevenson
“The Logistics of Presidential Adultery” by David Plotz
“Name That Scandal: And the Winner Is …” by Mickey Kaus
Season Two of Slow Burn was produced by Leon Neyfakh and Andrew Parsons. Research assistance from Madeline Kaplan. Bonus episodes for the season were produced by Jeff Friedrich and Mary Wilson.