Released: July 3, 2012
PBS NewsHour's Jim Lehrer and Pew Research Center President Andrew Kohut Discuss the 2012 Election
On Monday, July 2, retiring “PBS NewsHour” anchor Jim Lehrer interviewed Pew Research Center President Andrew Kohut at the Chautauqua Institution’s Morning Lecture Series, titled, “The Lehrer Report: What Informed Voters Need to Know.” The discussion was part of the New York institution’s annual summer event held before an audience of 3,500. Lehrer and Kohut discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision about the Affordable Care Act, the divided American electorate and how it will play out in the upcoming election between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
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The Chautauquan Daily report on the discussion — July 2, 2012