Mark Halperin on the 2008 Election

Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by… read more

Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. 

Mark Halperin talked by remote video from New York City about the 2008 presidential election and implications for the 2016 election. He is the co-author of Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime. Various video clips were shown.

This course was a joint educational partnership between C-SPAN, the Washington Center, George Mason University, and Purdue University. The semester focused on “The Presidency, Congress, and Media,” examining all facets of politics in the TV and digital age, taking a look at the issues and events shaping the agenda for the next Congress and next round of elections, as well as the historical process of public policy making. Additionally, the class analyzes the changing role of media, especially social media, in shaping public opinion. close

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

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  • Carolyn Curiel Clinical Professor Purdue University->Brian Lamb School of Communication
  • Mark Halperin Senior Analyst Time Magazine->Politics
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Mark Halperin on the 2008 Election

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Program ID:
318885-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 25, 2014

Airing Details

  • Apr 25, 2014 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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