Trumpcast

Writing About Political Characters From New York

It helps to think outside the D.C. box.

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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.

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Episode Notes

Virginia Heffernan talks to Olivia Nuzzi of New York magazine about her coverage of Donald Trump, Rudolph Giuliani, and reporting on presidential candidates and New York characters.

Podcast production by Melissa Kaplan. Engineering help from June Thomas.

Further reading

Olivia Nuzzi at New York, Dec. 23: “A Conversation With Rudy Giuliani Over Bloody Marys at the Mark Hotel