First, a look behind the presidential campaign events with one of the top advance men. How do Advance people shape what we see in mass media? Steven Jacques, author of Advance Man. [ dur: 19 mins. ]
- Steven Jacques is author and former Advance team leader for the White House and presidential campaigns. He is the author of Advance Man.
Then, what might be the factors that determine our next president? We’re joined by three experts of political science. [ dur: 40 mins. ]
- Henry Brady is Professor of Political Science and Dean of Goldman School of Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Counting All the Votes: The Performance of Voting Technology in the United States, Letting the People Decide: Dynamics of a Canadian Election, Expensive Children in Poor Families: The Intersection of Childhood Disability and Welfare, and co-author of Voice and Equality: Civic Voluntarism in American Politics
- Jan Leighley is Professor in the Department of Government at American University. She is the author of Strength in Numbers? The Political Mobilization of Racial and Ethnic Minorities, Mass Media and Politics: A Social Science Perspective, and co-author of Who Votes Now? Demographics, Issues, Inequality and Turnout in the United States
- Ricardo Ramírez is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of Mobilizing Opportunities: The Evolving Latino Electorate and the Future of American Politics, and co-editor of Transforming Politics, Transforming America: The Political and Civic Incorporation of Immigrants in the United States.
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This program is produced with generous contribution from Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin, Tim Page, Mike Hurst and Sudd Dongre.