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Reflecting on the Republican National Convention

August 16, 1996

Goodman discusses the speeches of Bob Dole and Jack Kemp with Larry Bensky and Juan Gonzalez. Topics include the Republican emphasis on the traditional nuclear family, the emphasis on values over economics, Dole’s attacks on teachers’ unions, and the Republican position on immigration. The three also share anecdotes from the week, including Gonzalez’s chance encounter with Dole and Kemp at a Mexican restaurant and Goodman giving directions to Ralph Reed.

GUESTS: Larry Bensky; Juan Gonzalez