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Slate's Explainer: What's an 'October Surprise?'

Slate senior editor Andy Bowers explains the origins and history of the term "October Surprise" in American politics.

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Andy Bowers oversees Slate's collaboration with NPR?s daytime news magazine, Day to Day. He helps produce the work of Slate's writers for radio, and can also be heard on the program.
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