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Americast
Join old pals and BBC journalists Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel for the latest gossip from the campaign trail of the 2020 US presidential election race.
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4.5 stars from 541 ratings
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Can't give enough love to this podcast. If you aren't an anglophile already, listen to Americast and you will be.Read full review »
Creator_Author_Writer via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/09/20
Best episode yet
Best episode yet as unlike the previous one it has no Emily Maitlis to continually interrupt guests to try to show how clever she is.
Mark terrace via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/06/20
Don’t know why expected anything more. Especially with that overpaid woke warrior matlis...all this podcast is, is BBC types chuckling to each other in their safe space about how awful trump is....one day they might do some actual journalism, but I doubt it...time to stop finding these self...Read full review »
Petermjf via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/05/20
Recent Episodes
After months of speculation, Joe Biden has chosen California Senator Kamala Harris as his pick for VP. The Americast team assembles for an emergency episode, and Mayor of San Francisco and friend of Harris, London Breed, tells us why she thinks Biden made the right pick. Studio director: Emma...
Published 08/12/20
With 90 days to go until the election, how will Americans cast their ballots in the middle of a pandemic? We hear from ProPublica’s Jessica Huseman on why postal-voting is proving to be a controversial topic. And Jon and Anthony speak to Cassie Smedile, Deputy Communications Director for the...
Published 08/05/20
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Published 07/29/20
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