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CityViews 11/7/12: Election 2012/Paula Poundstone




Segment 1:

Finally, Election 2012 is nearly over and after months of lively debates, non-stop political ads and sometimes ugly rhetoric, the voters have spoken. On Wednesday, we recap the issues, scrutinize the candidates and campaigns, and analyze the results.


  • Matthew Burbank, political science professor, University of Utah
  • Frank Pignanelli, Democrat, lobbyist and former state representative
  • LaVarr Webb, Republican, political consultant and former adviser to Gov. Leavitt

Pignanelli & Webb in the Deseret News




Segment 2:

She’s a regular on NPR’s weekly news quiz, Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me and a recent inductee into the Comedy Hall of Fame. Now, Paula Poundstone is bringing her razor-sharp wit to Utah. On Wednesday, Poundstone joins us to talk about improvisation, libraries and of course, her post-Election Day observations.


  • Paula Poundstone


Park City Performing Arts Foundation presents comedian Paula Poundstone on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City. More information at (435) 655-3114.

City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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