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Obama's Promise Meets Reality

Can Barack Obama be the change agent he has promised to be? Where is he most likely to succeed? Which of his many far-reaching goals will he not be able to deliver upon?

Cascade magazine brought together five faculty from the Department of Political Science to weigh the perils and possibilities...

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Obama Discussion 1 - Introduction and Obama's Warrant for Change
Obama Discussion 2 - Racial Politics and Governance Style

Obama Discussion 3 - Audience Questions

Obama Discussion 4 - Audience Questions Cont'd

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