The Leighton Smith Podcast

The Leighton Smith Podcast by Newstalk ZB

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After 33 years behind the Newstalk ZB microphone, Leighton can’t give it up completely. There were so many requests to continue his opinionated commentary that the prospect of podcasting was born.

So, without restriction, Leighton will continue to serve up on everything you want to hear about and some things you don’t. Stand by to be enlightened, educated and enraged!

Listen to the last episode:

He was a New York Times reporter, but don’t hold that against him. He wrote on the pharmaceutical industry, and on cyclone Katrina. He reported on the world of finance and the crimes of Bernie Madoff.
Then the Iraqi war, where he went on two separate journalistic missions spread over a number of months. It was in that environment that the idea for John Wells was born. The central character for his first novel ’The Faithful Spy’. He has since penned another eleven.
But bestselling author Alex Berenson was in NZ to talk on a different subject. This time it is marijuana and his book ‘ Tell Your Children’.
It was a wide ranging and enjoyable discussion.
And finally, the compulsory appearance of Mrs Producer and some feedback.
File your comments and complaints at Leighton@newstalkzb.co.nz
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Previous episodes

  • 58 - Leighton Smith Podcast Episode 51 - February 19th 2020 
    Tue, 18 Feb 2020
  • 57 - Leighton Smith Podcast Episode 50 - February 12th 2020 
    Tue, 11 Feb 2020
  • 56 - Leighton Smith Podcast Episode 49 - February 5th 2020 
    Tue, 04 Feb 2020
  • 55 - Leighton Smith Podcast - Episode 48 January 29th 2020 
    Wed, 29 Jan 2020
  • 54 - Leighton Smith Podcast - Best of 2019 January 22nd 
    Fri, 27 Dec 2019
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