Walker’s Plan For Health Care, Modernizing Exit Polls, Bayfield Comic Convention

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Comics have become extremely popular with the help of movies like “The Avengers” and “Batman: The Dark Knight”, and now a comic convention is coming to northern Wisconsin. Our guest who is behind the Bayfield expo explains the importance of comic books in learning and discovery. We also get the scoop on how the AP is trying to modernize exit polls, and talk about Wisconsin Governor and presidential candidate Scott Walker’s plans for health care in America.

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  • AP Experiments With Building The Exit Poll Of The Future

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  • From Comic Con To Bayfield–Comics Capture Currents In American Culture

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Episode Credits

  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Mike Arnold Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Rich Kremer Guest
  • Scott Bland Guest
  • Blair Nelson Guest
  • Ramzi Faraz Guest

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