Thursday, August 6, 2009

What's Up on A Lively Experiment tonight (8/6/09) at 7 (Sunday, 8/9 at noon)

Tonight's A Lively Experiment features an extended discussion about the upcoming local and national elections in 2010.


Jim Hagan - Moderator

Dave Layman - Public Relations Consultant, Former Television News Anchor

Maureen Moakley - Professor of Political Science, University of Rhode Island

Edward M. Mazze - Distinguished University Professor of Business Administration, URI

John DePetro - News Talk 630 WPRO-AM Morning Show Host

- Slate of Potential Candidates for Rhode Island Governor
- Voter Dissatisfaction and the Strong Emergence of the Moderate Party
- Implications of a Multi-Party Election: Among Democrat, Republican, Moderate, and
Independent Candidates, Who Gains and Who Loses?

- Uncontested Races: How Can General Assembly Races Be More Competitive?

- R.I. Representative John Loughlin Challenges U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy
- R.I. Representative Elizabeth Dennigan Challenges U.S. Representative James Langevin

A Lively Experiment airs Thursdays at 7 PM, with re-broadcast on Sundays at noon on WSBE Rhode Island PBS; the Thursday program is also re-broadcast on Saturdays at 7 PM on WSBE Learn.

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