The guests discussed recent items in the news with students from around the nation participating in the Close Up Foundation’s… read more
The guests discussed recent items in the news with students from around the nation participating in the Close Up Foundation’s week-long government studies program. Topics included the presidential campaign, violence in Kenya, and the situation in Iraq. Students were interviewed prior to the start of the program.
The event was held at MHz Studios in Falls Church, Virginia. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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