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A podcast from Vox

Primetime

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8 Episodes • Released Weekly

8 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from Vox

Primetime

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8 Episodes • Released Weekly

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Dig into the hidden history of television with Vox's critic-at-large, Emily VanDerWerff. Each season, we explore the tragic, comedic, and occasionally world-changing stories that have marked a medium that's dominated the global conversation for the last 75 years. First up: TV's relationship with the presidency, featuring deep dives into The West Wing, 24, Veep, and more. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Latest Episode

18 Jul 2019 • 39 mins

How to broadcast live TV from the moon... in 1969

Robert Stone directed the new PBS series "Chasing the Moon." It's chock full of new archival footage from the period. And behind all that footage – some fascinating stories.Stone tells Emily VanDerWerff about a very famous, very recognizable piece of footage that has been lost forever... and about the truth behind the "faking" of the moon landing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices