Vote for Muskie or He’ll Cry
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In this episode of Slate’sbite-sized podcast about presidential campaign history, chief political correspondent John Dickerson remembers the tears that washed away the presidential ambitions of Edmund Muskie, Democratic senator from Maine, in 1972. This week’s show is sponsored by The Great Courses and its series “Turning Points in American History.” Order it at 80% off the original price by visiting Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts, and more. Start your 2-week free trial at