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Saturday, September 23 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Slate’s Trumpcast – Live in Austin

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Join Slate’s Trumpcast for a live show in Austin, Texas! In collaboration with the Texas Tribune Festival, your favorite political podcasters for the Trump age, chairman of The Slate Group Jacob Weisberg, Slate chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie, and author Virginia Heffernan, will be joined by special guests U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio and Jill Abramson, former executive editor of The New York Times, for a bold and witty conversation on the latest from the Trump administration.

Tickets to the live Trumpcast are separate from Festival passes and are available for purchase here.

Speakers
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Jill Abramson

Former Executive Editor of The New York Times
Abramson is an author and senior lecturer at Harvard University. She served as executive editor of the Times from 2011 to 2015 and was the first woman to serve as executive editor, managing editor and Washington Bureau Chief. Previously, Abramson served as deputy Washington burea... Read More →
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Jamelle Bouie

Chief Political Correspondent for Slate
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 join... Read More →
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Joaquin Castro

U.S. Representative
Castro, D-San Antonio, was first elected in 2012 to represent Texas’ Congressional District 20. He serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. In 2013, Castro was elected president of the freshman Democratic class. Previously... 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 201... Read More →
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Jacob Weisberg

Chairman and Editor in Chief of The Slate Group and Co-Host of Trumpcast
Weisberg is chairman and editor in chief of The Slate Group, which includes Slate magazine and Panoply. He is also the creator and host of Slate’s Trumpcast. He joined Slate as chief political correspondent in 1996. Weisberg is the author of several books, including the 2008 New York Times... Read More →


Saturday September 23, 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Texas Union Theater 2247 Guadalupe, Austin TX, 78705