POTUS 2016

The World Stage and The Debate Stage

First, the prospects for the next president in dealing with foreign policy. Brian discusses this at New York University with Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia Group and author of Superpower: Three Choices for America's Role in the World. Then, how to watch the debates with a look to the past, with Alan Schroeder, author of Presidential Debates: Risky Business on the Campaign Trail. (Taped: September 21, 2016)
  • program length: 29 minutes
  • episode #131

Friday, September 30 at 5:00 am on 12.1

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  • Friday, September 23 at 7:00 pm on 12.1
  • Thursday, September 29 at 12:00 pm on 12.1

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Hosted by Brian Lehrer, POTUS 2016 features a roundtable of guests reviewing the week’s developments in the campaigns for President of the United States. A regular segment, “Evidence-Based Politics,” will take an in-depth look into one timely campaign issue with a researcher who has published a rigorous study on the subject, countering half-truths and exaggerations with hard information.