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The 2018 Texas Tribune Festival is upon us! Join us Sept. 27-29 in downtown Austin for two days of unique perspectives, thoughtful conversation and networking — all in the shadow of the Texas Capitol. 

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Saturday, September 29 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Live Recording of Slate's "Trumpcast"

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Trumpcast will be Live in Austin as part of Slate Day, a full-day affair put on in conjunction with the Texas Tribune Festival to showcase Slate's lineup of bold, curious, politically minded podcasts. Trumpcast is your guide to the latest political chaos, hosted by Slate chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie, author Virginia Heffernan, and chairman of The Slate Group Jacob Weisberg. They'll be joined by special guests Ashley Parker, White House reporter for The Washington Post, and Ana Marie Cox, host of the "With Friends Like These" podcast.

Tickets to Trumpcast Live are not included with a Festival pass and are sold separately here. Festival passholders will be admitted to this event for free on a first-come, first-served basis.

Speakers
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Jamelle Bouie

Chief Political Correspondent for Slate and Co-Host of Slate's "Trumpcast"
Bouie is chief political correspondent for Slate Magazine and a political analyst for CBS News, where he covers elections, campaigns and national affairs. His work has been featured in The Washington Post, The New Yorker, The Nation and other national publications. Prior to joining... Read More →
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Ana Marie Cox

Host of the "With Friends Like These" Podcast
Cox is a political columnist and culture critic. She previously conducted the “Talk” interviews featured in The New York Times Magazine. Since starting the political blog Wonkette in 2004, she has contributed to a variety of outlets, including Time magazine, GQ and The Guardian... Read More →
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Virginia Heffernan

Cultural Critic and Co-Host of Slate’s Trumpcast
Heffernan is a journalist, critic and author. In addition to co-hosting Slate's Trumpcast, she serves as a contributing editor at Politico and a columnist at FastCompany. Heffernan wrote "The Medium," a weekly column about internet culture for The New York Times, from 2008 to 2012... Read More →
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Ashley Parker

White House Reporter for The Washington Post
Parker has been a White House reporter for The Washington Post since 2017. Prior to joining the Post, she worked as a reporter for The New York Times, covering the 2012 and 2016 presidential elections. Parker has written for The New York Times Magazine, Huffington Post and The New... Read More →
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Jacob Weisberg

Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of The Slate Group and Co-Host of Slate's “Trumpcast”
Weisberg is chairman and editor-in-chief of The Slate Group, which includes Slate magazine and Panoply. He is also the creator and co-host of Slate’s “Trumpcast.” He joined Slate as chief political correspondent in 1996. Weisberg is the author of several books, including the... Read More →


Saturday September 29, 2018 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Capital Factory, Voltron Space 701 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701