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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.
News & Politics
Government & Organizations
Standoff Ep. 1: Two Shotguns
Ruth Graham explores the ideologies and influences that led to the deadly siege at Ruby Ridge in 1992.
30 min
S2 Ep. 8: Move On
In 1998, Congress weighed whether Juanita Broaddrick’s rape accusation against Bill Clinton was grounds for impeachment.
54 min
Secret Tracks
Ken Starr, Linda Tripp, and others who had a ringside seat at the Clinton circus.
28 min
S2 Ep. 7: Bedfellows
Clinton’s enemies said his affair made him unfit to govern. What did his friends think?
44 min
S2 Ep. 6: God Mode
The Clinton-Lewinsky scandal sent the religious right into paroxysms of outrage. The rest of the country wasn’t convinced.
46 min
S2 Ep. 5: Tell-All
Linda Tripp exposed Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky. What was she thinking?
45 min
S2 Ep. 4: Alone, Together
What really happened between Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky?
38 min
S2 Ep. 3: Cred
Many accusations were launched against Bill Clinton. Only some of them stuck.
39 min
S2 Ep. 2: There There
The Clinton administration was mired in scandal from its very first days.
40 min
S2 Ep. 1: Deal or No Deal
Season 2 of Slow Burn begins with the Clinton presidency hanging by a thread.
34 min
Season 2 Trailer
3 min
The RFK Tapes
A new podcast series that takes a new look at the 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.
35 min
Live in New York
Trump, Watergate and Nixon's legacy
50 min
Upon Further Review | What If Nixon Had Been Go...
Football really mattered to Richard Nixon. Only one problem — he sucked at it.
25 min
S1 Ep. 8: Going South
How it all ended.
41 min
Extra, Extra
Some excerpts from our bonus episodes
21 min
S1 Ep. 7: Saturday Night
The weekend it all fell apart.
36 min
S1 Ep. 6: Rabbit Holes
Watergate turned America into a nation of conspiracy theorists.
31 min
S1 Ep. 5: True Believers
Why did so many people stand with Richard Nixon for so long?
34 min
S1 Ep. 4: Lie Detectors
How Watergate became the greatest show on earth.
31 min
S1 Ep. 3: A Very Successful Cover-Up
Why did it take so long for people to care about Watergate?
29 min
S1 Ep. 2: The Defeat of Wright Patman
The first Watergate hearings didn't go so well.
27 min
S1 Ep. 1: Martha
Our eight-episode miniseries launches with the story of a woman who knew too much.
24 min
Coming Nov. 28
A podcast about Watergate.
2 min