Public Opinion

The Brian Lehrer Show

Public Opinion on Syria

Friday, August 30, 2013

Dante Chinni, director of the American Communities project, a collaboration including The Wall Street Journal, PBS NewsHour, and WNYC radio that studies politics, socio-economics, and culture in a time of change, discusses his analysis of U.S. public opinion on involvement in Syria.

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Anthony Weiner; Syria; Possible Polling Problems; NYPD

Friday, August 30, 2013

→ Special Coverage at Noon: Secretary Kerry Remarks on Syria

Anthony Weiner, former US Congressman and now Democratic candidate in the mayoral primary, answers listener questions about his proposals for the future of the city. Plus, Greg David of Crain’s New York Business warns listeners not to read too much into mayoral polling; Murray Weiss of DNAinfo reviews recent developments with the NYPD; the latest on the ongoing crisis in Syria and how the US might get involved; and what we know about public opinion on the conflict.

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Public Opinion and the Court

Monday, May 21, 2012

Slate senior editor Dahlia Lithwick talks about what part public opinion should play in evaluating constitutional issues.

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On The Media

Supreme Court Justices Read Newspapers Too

Friday, March 30, 2012

Media coverage can influence public opinion, but can public opinion really influence the Supreme Court? With its lifetime appointments the court is designed to exist above the fray. Bob speaks with Slate's Dahlia Lithwick who says that despite that, public opinion was a big factor in this week's arguments.


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