Fiasco: Bush v. Gore

Fiasco: Bush v. Gore

Fiasco: Bush v. Gore

CATEGORY: History
Host Leon Neyfakh transports listeners into the day-to-day reality of our country’s most pivotal historical events, bringing to life the forgotten twists and turns of the past while shedding light on the present. Fiasco season 1 takes listeners to the contested 2000 election between Al Gore and George W. Bush, and the extraordinary legal battle that unfolded in Florida. Fiasco is a Luminary original. To hear other seasons, go to luminarypodcasts.com.
  1. October 06, 2020
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    Fiasco season one: Bush v. Gore… Coming October 14.
    From the co-creators of Slow Burn comes a podcast documentary about politics, power, and uncertainty hosted by Leon Neyfakh. Fiasco season 1 takes listeners to the contested 2000 election between Al Gore and Ge…
  2. October 14, 2020
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    Ep 1: Homestead
    How the largely forgotten race between Al Gore and George W. Bush roiled Florida long before anyone had ever heard of a hanging chad.  For a list of books, documentaries and resources we used to research this e…
  3. October 14, 2020
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    Ep 2: Real Numbers
    We go behind the scenes of election night 2000, when an ad hoc network of statisticians, news producers, TV anchors, and political operatives tried to figure out what the hell was going in Florida -- and failed…
  4. October 20, 2020
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    Ep 3: Ballot With Butterfly Wings
    What happened in Palm Beach County when a bitterly-contested national election came to town – and who paid the price.For a list of books, documentaries and resources we used to research this episode visit our w…
  5. October 22, 2020
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    Ep 4: Spin-Off
    How public relations battles in the Florida recount yielded big legal wins for the Bush team.For a list of books, documentaries and resources we used to research this episode visit our website: https://bit.ly/3…
  6. October 27, 2020
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    Ep 5: Contingencies
    How Democrats and Republicans hoped for the best and planned for the worst as the Florida recount remained undecided weeks after election day.For a list of books, documentaries and resources we used to research…
  7. October 29, 2020
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    Ep 6: No Precedent
    How the 2000 presidential election was distilled and decided in a case called Bush v. Gore.For a list of books, documentaries and resources we used to research this episode visit our website: https://bit.ly/3kI…
  8. February 24, 2021
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    Introducing: Unsolved Mysteries
    Before there were Reddit sleuths and dedicated true-crime forums, there was Unsolved Mysteries. Welcome to the official Unsolved Mysteries podcast from the original creators of the iconic television series, pre…

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