Nightside with Dan Rea - Rundown for September 22, 2020


The Trump Campaign Checks In... National Trump/Pence Campaign Press Secretary Hogan Gidley checks in as Vice-President Pence tours New Hampshire for a Make America Great Again event. The campaign says that New Hampshire added more than 19,500 new jobs between President Trump’s election and February 2020. Was your personal economy better under President Trump?

Packing the Court... Several Democrat leaders, including Massachusetts Senators Ed Markey and Liz Warren, are pushing the idea of adding justices to the U.S. Supreme Court - a tactic known as packing. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg herself belittled the idea saying it was a partisan move. Do you support increasing the number of justices? Joe Battenfeld from the Boston Herald joins Dan to explore the issue.

Is the Holocaust Fading? A recent poll shows Millennials and Gen Z have a dearth of knowledge regarding the Holocaust. The U.S. Millennial Holocaust Knowledge and Awareness Survey which encompassed 50 states, shows 63% of those surveyed did not know that 6 million Jews were murdered during World War II. Over half of those polled thought the death toll of the Holocaust was fewer than 2 million people while nearly half of the respondents could not name a single concentration camp.

Putting it to the Public Schools! The Massachusetts commissioner of the Department of Elementary & Secondary Education is telling 16 Bay State public schools to get off the stick and submit in-person-learning plans for the school year that has just started. The Teacher's union calls this bullying. What do you call it?

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