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American Elections
Wicked Game
All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers.On February 10th, 1796, Vice President John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail, lamenting the state of discourse in the country. The election was nearing—and becoming heated. Newspapers screamed, factions warred, and John Adams was dismayed with what he called “the wicked Game.”Americans in 2020 can relate. They still have to endure weeks of shouting, outrage, and the worst sort of political rancor as the country once again chooses its president.But it’s almost...
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4.7 stars from 3,247 ratings
Specifically the Romney vs Obama episode focuses largely on things that were not part of the campaigns. Donald Trump had no impact on 2012 and the birther movement is from 07-08 and the connection between that and Romney is non-existent. The Clint Eastwood convention speech was also a relatively...Read full review »
statedept1515 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/06/22
Haters back off
mwren.3452SWKBVNTU via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/03/22
So far so good
Have just begun the journey but I think the series is well done. The difficult process of keeping the perspective of the events in the context of the periods in which they occurred is promising so far.
Llallall via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/26/22
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