National Issues Convention

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Jim Lehrer
Lester C Thurow
William A Niskanen
Kenda L Bartlett

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Multi-part broadcast of the National Issues Convention. Six hundred citizens (a scientifically selected representative sample of the U.S. population) convene in Austin, Texas, to deliberate on some of the key issues facing the nation. In the telecast, they question the 1996 presidential candidates directly about those issues on live television.