Leaders of RI's Two Major Political Parties on A Lively Experiment - Thu., 11/11 (and Sun., 11/14 at noon)
Jim Hummel - Moderator
Giovanni Cicione - chair, Rhode Island Republican Party
Dyana Koelsch - DK Communications; former TV political journalist
Edwin Pacheco - chair, Rhode Island Democratic Party
- Senator Sheldon Whitehouse's vulnerability in 2012
- Gubernatorial election results
- Power and influence exerted and money spent by public sector unions in the elections
- Governor-elect Chafee's challenges with the General Assembly:
- expanding the sales tax
- "gay marriage"
- Economic Development Corporation
- Education Commissioner Deborah Gist
- New dynamics in Congress as a result of the mid-term elections
A Lively Experiment airs on WSBE Rhode Island PBS (36.1) Thursdays at 7 PM, with rebroadcasts on Saturdays at 7 PM on WSBE Learn (36.2) and Sundays at noon on WSBE Rhode Island PBS (36.1).
WSBE Rhode Island PBS transmits over the air on digital 36.1; Cox/Verizon/Full Channel 08; DirecTV 36; Dish Network 7776; ComCast subscribers, please check local listings for the channel number in your area.
WSBE Learn transmits over the air on digital 36.2; Cox 808; Verizon 478; Full Channel 109; ComCast 294.
Viewers with high definition (HD) capability can receive WSBE Rhode Island PBS HD programming over the air on digital 36.1, Cox 708, Verizon 508, ComCast 819.