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The Fifth Estate: Watching the Circus

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With the 2012 US presidential election just a week away, some of Australia’s savviest political writers and commentators gathered at the Wheeler Centre – with a packed and engaged crowd – to talk about how it’s playing out. Fifth Estate host Sally Warhaft was joined by seasoned journalist George Negus, the ABC’s Eleanor Hall and former speechwriter Don Watson.

They discussed topics including race, debating, speeches, the Tea Party and the after effects of Hurricane Sandy.

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