The Brian Lehrer Show Goes to College: Hofstra Debate '08

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

The Brian Lehrer Show is Live from Hofstra University, site of tonight’s presidential debate! First, an update of the latest from the campaign train and a preview of the last debate. Then, 30 Issues in 30 Days continues with a look at the important Higher Education issues. Check out photos from the event here!

Hour 1: Presidential Politics and Debate Preview

Two Hofstra University seniors join us to discuss tonight's debates: Sidhartha "Sid" Nathan is a member of debate club on campus, a founder of POISE free-speech society, and is a supporter of Barack Obama. Drew Bennett is a political science major, current president of POISE free-speech group, technically an ...

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Hour 2: 30 Issues - Higher Ed

Students in the room discuss the pressures they feel as they look towards graduation. Then, discussing the cost of college, as well as Obama and McCain's platforms on college affordability and student loans, are

Michael Dannenberg, Senior Fellow in Education Policy Program at the New ...

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