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'Silent Echo Chamber' Captures Private Moments

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'Silent Echo Chamber' Captures Private Moments

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'Silent Echo Chamber' Captures Private Moments

'Silent Echo Chamber' Captures Private Moments

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Harry Shearer says of the video he's compiled, "In these moments, television returns to its roots as a visual medium." Michael Buckner/Getty Images hide caption

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Harry Shearer is best known for voicing Mr. Burns and Ned Flanders on The Simpsons. He also hosts Le Show on public radio. For years, he has assembled video of politicians on video just moments before they go on live TV. The clips are compiled in his installation, "Silent Echo Chamber." The installation is on display at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art in Connecticut through February 8, 2009.

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