Netroots Nation Town Hall Meeting with Howard Dean

Howard Dean participated in a health care town hall meeting. Mix Lux and Tanya Tarr moderated. He spoke about health care in… read more

Howard Dean participated in a health care town hall meeting. Mix Lux and Tanya Tarr moderated. He spoke about health care in general, and health reform legislation in particular, fielding questions from audience members and on-stage moderators. Commenting on the lack of angry questions, Mr. Dean said he sympathized with the health care reform protesters, suggesting that many of them did not seem necessarily against health care reform but have been led by talk radio and Republican politicians who poll and campaign on “anger points.”

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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288373-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Public Affairs Event
Location:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Aug 14, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 15, 2009

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  • Aug 14, 2009 | 9:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 14, 2009 | 5:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 15, 2009 | 1:18am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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