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What Would Make You Watch the Conventions?

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What Would Make You Watch the Conventions?

What Would Make You Watch the Conventions?

What Would Make You Watch the Conventions?

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Political conventions used to be the place to go for drama, suspense and political turmoil. Now they barely earn an hour of prime time coverage from the major television networks. What would make you watch? Join NPR's Neal Conan and his guests to discuss how conventions have changed and what to expect this year.

Guests:

Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor

Ed Helms, correspondent for Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

John Ridley, Hollywood writer and director and author of The Drift and A Conversation With the Mann. Commentator for NPR's Morning Edition.

Walter Cronkite, former anchor of CBS Evening News

Steve Scully, political editor for C-Span, in charge of their convention coverage