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Inside The Making Of 'Serial'

Sarah Koenig is the producer and host of the podcast "Serial."
Sarah Koenig is the producer and host of the podcast "Serial."

It was the day after the first episode of the second season of the Serial podcast finally kerplunked into view — along with its subject, a soldier named Bowe Bergdahl, who in 2009 walked off his post in Afghanistan and was captured by the Taliban and held for five years and is now awaiting court-martial for desertion — and the show’s host, Sarah Koenig, who doesn’t sound quite like her deliberately paced radio self in person, was a little unnerved by all the attention.

 

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