Trumpcast

Our Interview with Mary Trump

A journey into dreariness, Russia, and iceberg lettuce.

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Episode Notes

Virginia Heffernan talks to Mary L. Trump, niece of Donald Trump and author of Too Much and Never Enough, going further into family stories from the book and insights into the Trump family, Donald Trump’s enablers and inability to laugh, his weird sexuality, and iceberg lettuce.

Podcast production by Melissa Kaplan. Engineering help from Richard Stanislaw.

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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