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Scully/The World Show

John Parisella (#1205)

To offer an assessment -- and a "status report" -- on how President Obama has fared early in his administration, Bob is joined by John Parisella, a political kingmaker who has won elections for some of Canada's more prominent politicians. Parisella highlights the President's talent for cutting through the partisan banter and clutter, and at the same time educating his audience and strengthening his position. What he finds compelling is that we're witnessing the maturing of a young, inspired leader. This is proving even more challenging for a Republican party that is trying to find traction in the new political landscape. This view from beyond the U. S. border explains Obama's popularity abroad. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: SCULLY/THE WORLD SHOW is devoted to one-on-one interviews with some of the world's most significant and famous personalities. Host Robert Scully has been described by Canadian daily La Presse as "the best interviewer on television." Since its debut in Canada in 1983, the series has featured Nobel laureates, heads of state, royalty, authors, financiers, athletes, designers, diplomats and philanthropists.

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