Student Voting Decrease, President Trump Versus The NFL

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At a rally on Friday in Alabama, President Trump called for NFl owners to fire players who take a knee during the anthem. We talk about how owners, coaches, players, and fans responded over the weekend. We also take a look at the voting rates of college students. Those numbers are up nationwide but are down in Wisconsin.

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  • President Trump Versus The NFL

    President Trump called for NFL owners to fire players who take a knee during the national anthem. We find out what the response was from owners, coaches, players and fans.

    What do you think? Do you support players who choose to make a statement, or do you agree with the President? If you feel he was correct in his criticism, what do you think should happen? And will you stop watching NFL games?

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Nancy Thomas Guest
  • Liz Clarke Guest