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Slow Burn

By Slate Podcasts

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, a white supremacist became an American political phenomenon. David Duke’s rise to power and prominence—his election to the Louisiana legislature, and then his campaigns for the U.S. Senate and the governorship—was an existential crisis for the state and the nation. The fourth season of Slate’s Slow Burn will explore how a Nazi sympathizer and former Klansman fashioned himself into a mainstream figure, and why some voters came to embrace his message. It will also examine how activists, journalists, and ordinary citizens confronted Duke’s candidacy, and what it took to stop him.

  1. 1.
    Coming Nov. 2811/17/2017
    2:42
  2. 2.
    S1 Ep. 1: Martha11/28/2017
    27:34
  3. 3.
    S1 Ep. 2: The Defeat of Wright Patman12/05/2017
    30:32
  4. 4.
    S1 Ep. 3: A Very Successful Cover-Up12/12/2017
    32:50
  5. 5.
    S1 Ep. 4: Lie Detectors12/19/2017
    34:52
  6. 6.
    S1 Ep. 5: True Believers01/02/2018
    37:40
  7. 7.
    S1 Ep. 6: Rabbit Holes01/09/2018
    35:02
  8. 8.
    S1 Ep. 7: Saturday Night01/16/2018
    40:03
  1. 9.
    Extra, Extra01/23/2018
    25:11
  2. 10.
    S1 Ep. 8: Going South01/30/2018
    45:18
  3. 11.
    Live in New York05/22/2018
    54:06
  4. 12.
    Season 2 Trailer07/23/2018
    3:01
  5. 13.
    S2 Ep. 1: Deal or No Deal08/08/2018
    38:16
  6. 14.
    S2 Ep. 2: There There08/15/2018
    43:44
  7. 15.
    S2 Ep. 3: Cred08/22/2018
    42:30
  8. 16.
    S2 Ep. 4: Alone, Together08/29/2018
    42:11
  9. 17.
    S2 Ep. 5: Tell-All09/12/2018
    48:36
  10. 18.
    S2 Ep. 6: God Mode09/19/2018
    49:48
  11. 19.
    S2 Ep. 7: Bedfellows09/26/2018
    47:42
  12. 20.
    Secret Tracks10/03/2018
    32:14
  13. 21.
    S2 Ep. 8: Move On10/10/2018
    57:39
  14. 22.
    Slow Burn Live: Keyholes11/28/2018
    55:08
  15. 23.
    Slow Burn Live: The Kingdom and the Power12/05/2018
    53:54
  16. 24.
    Introducing The Queen06/04/2019
    22:34
  17. 25.
    Season 3 Trailer10/24/2019
    2:02
  18. 26.
    S3 Ep. 1: Against the World10/30/2019
    32:33
  19. 27.
    S3 Ep. 2: Cops on My Tail11/06/2019
    32:46
  20. 28.
    S3 Ep. 3: What's Beef?11/13/2019
    36:32
  21. 29.
    S3 Ep. 4: Against Those Thugs11/20/2019
    30:01
  22. 30.
    S3 Ep. 5: Wrath of a Menace11/27/2019
    31:09
  23. 31.
    S3 Ep. 5 Plus: "East vs. West"11/30/2019
    1:09:23
  24. 32.
    S3 Ep. 6: Til Somebody Kills You12/04/2019
    28:55
  25. 33.
    S3 Ep. 7: To Live and Die in LA12/11/2019
    30:54
  26. 34.
    S3 Ep. 8: Dead Wrong12/18/2019
    38:42
  27. 35.
    S3 Epilogue: Got a Story to Tell12/20/2019
    45:13
  28. 36.
    Introducing: Broken Record12/27/2019
    51:18
  29. 37.
    Announcement: Slow Burn's Watergate Season on TV02/14/2020
    0:41
  30. 38.
    S3 Live: Party & Bullshit03/18/2020
    50:04
  31. 39.
    Season 4 Trailer06/08/2020
    2:49
  32. 40.
    S4 Ep. 1: White Knight06/10/2020
    48:22
  33. 41.
    S4 Ep. 2: Robe and Ritual06/17/2020
    50:05
  34. 42.
    S4 Ep. 3: The Nazi and the Republicans06/24/2020
    53:19
  35. 43.
    Cold Call07/01/2020
    24:48
  36. 44.
    S4 Ep. 4: A Silent Army07/08/2020
    49:52
  37. 45.
    S4 Ep. 5: The Road to Hell07/15/2020
    49:39
  38. 46.
    S4 Ep. 6: A Concerned Citizen07/22/2020
    1:04:25
  39. 47.
    S4 Extra: What We Can Learn From 199110/29/2020
    30:09

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