George Romney’s “Ghetto Tour”
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In this episode of Slate’s bite-sized podcast about presidential campaign history, chief political correspondent John Dickerson recalls Michigan Gov. George Romney’s 1967 listening tour of America’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods. Recommended for fans of Slate’s Political Gabfest and American political history. 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