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Glenn Loury (Watson Institute for International and Public AffairsBrown University) and Joshua Cohen (Boston Review, University of California, Berkeley)

On The Glenn Show, Josh and Glenn talk about their respective battles with prostate cancer. Glenn discusses his own travails after the death of his wife, Linda. Josh pivots to a description of the work he was doing in Kenya this summer. Glenn reports on his own excursion to Nepal. They compare Nepali and American political discourse. Finally, Josh and Glenn complain about the lack of seriousness in Obama and Romney’s campaign ads.

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Recorded:Aug 10    Posted:Aug 13, 2012
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The Glenn Show | Aug 13, 2012 | Glenn Loury & Joshua Cohen

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