Fiasco: Bush v. Gore

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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 all the other seasons of Fiasco, subscribe to Luminary on Apple Podcasts. Or visit luminarypodcasts.com. 

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Season 4, Benghazi -- Episode 1: The Dictator
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A sneak peek at the new season of Fiasco, on the Benghazi scandal. In episode 1, a prison massacre carried out under Libya's longtime dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, sets the stage for the Benghazi attack.  To hear the rest of this six-part series, and other seasons of Fiasco, go to apple.co/fiasco
Jun 18, 2021
Introducing Season 4, Fiasco: Benghazi
192
From the co-creators of Slow Burn comes Fiasco: Benghazi. How a city in Libya became the namesake for a scandal that changed the course of American politics. Coming June 17th on Luminary. http://www.luminary.link/fiasco
Jun 09, 2021
Ep 6: No Precedent
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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/3kITyLO
Oct 29, 2020
Ep 5: Contingencies
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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 this episode visit our website: https://bit.ly/3owYTbo
Oct 27, 2020
Ep 4: Spin-Off
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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/34fGQPa
Oct 22, 2020
Ep 3: Ballot With Butterfly Wings
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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 website: https://bit.ly/3meXCEj
Oct 20, 2020
Ep 2: Real Numbers
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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 spectacularly. For a list of books, documentaries and resources we used to research this episode visit our website: https://bit.ly/2Io5W5I
Oct 14, 2020
Ep 1: Homestead
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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 episode visit our website: https://bit.ly/3iX8h4o
Oct 14, 2020
Fiasco season one: Bush v. Gore
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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 George W. Bush, and the extraordinary legal battle that unfolded in Florida.
Oct 06, 2020