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Friday, October 24, 2008

What picture do the candidates paint on funding for the arts and arts education? 30 Issues in Thirty Days continues with the wiki-produced discussion with guests from local arts organizations and a report on where Obama and McCain stand. Plus, Ron Brownstein with political analysis of the race.

Guests:

Ron Brownstein

Twelve (More) Days of Campaigning

Ron Brownstein, political director for Atlantic Media and the author of The Second Civil War: How Extreme Partisanship Has Paralyzed Washington and Polarized America (Penguin, 2007), offers analysis of the waning days of the presidential race.

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Greenspan's Blind Faith

Ben Jones, blogger and independent economic analyst for the Housing Bubble Blog says the former Chairman of the Federal Reserve had plenty of opportunities to see the writing on the wall for the current financial crisis.

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30 Issues: Funding for the Arts

John McCain said he doesn't know much about the arts but is willing to be educated. Design a curriculum. How would you give McCain a crash course on arts and culture? What does he need to know? Post

Two local arts administrators,

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