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Slow Burn
Leon Neyfakh excavates the strange subplots and forgotten characters of recent political history—and finds surprising parallels to the present. Season 1 of Slow Burn captured what it felt like to live through Watergate; Season 2 does the same with the saga of Bill Clinton’s impeachment.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 20,945 ratings
Excellent show
Brilliant writing and production!
Peggy31! via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/25/19
Great stories
I just love this podcast. Never enough!
Ohhunny via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/22/19
Quality podcasting
Enjoyed season 1 and think the level of story telling in season 2 might be even higher. Great format - look forward to more
ae111111111 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/21/19
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