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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The convention floor at the 2012 RNC (Anna Sale)

As the Republican National Convention finally gets under way, PBS’ Gwen Ifill and It’s a Free Country reporter Anna Sale join us with live coverage from Tampa. New Jersey State Senator Tom Kean, Jr looks ahead to Governor Christie’s keynote address tonight. Plus: law professor Chris Sprigman weighs in on Apple’s victory over Samsung in court – and what that could mean for future innovation in technology. 

→ Convention Special Tonight: Swing State Call-In at 7pm EST

Republican Convention Coverage Part 1

The Republican convention officially begins after losing Day 1 to severe weather. Coverage continues live from radio row, featuring:

  • John Sununu, former Governor of New Hampshire and White House Chief of Staff under George H. W. Bush
  • Gwen Ifill, managing editor and moderator of Washington Week and a senior correspondent for the PBS NewsHour

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Apple vs. Samsung

Chris Sprigman, professor of law at the University of Virginia and co-author of The Knockoff Economy: How Imitation Sparks Innovation, discusses what Apple's latest victory against Samsung means for technological innovation in the future.

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Republican Convention Coverage Part 2

Our coverage continues of the RNC live from radio row, featuring:

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