Slate Live: Women of Slate

Trumpcast host Virginia Heffernan joins Slate’s brightest for a night of womansplaining.

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About the Show

A podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump’s rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan and León Krauze talk to reporters, historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.

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  • Virginia Heffernan is a contributing editor at Wired, a columnist at the Los Angeles Times, and a co-host of Trumpcast.


Episode Notes

Virginia Heffernan joined the women of Slate for a political panel on the night of the Democratic debates. Recorded live at the Bell House in Brooklyn on Wednesday.

First segment: What Next host Mary Harris moderates Amicus host Dahlia Lithwick and Slate staff writers Ashley Feinberg and Julia Craven.

Second segment: Trumpcast host Virginia Heffernan moderates Thirst Aid Kit host Nichole Perkins and Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci.

Live show produced by Faith Smith. Engineering and editing by Melissa Kaplan.