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Day Three

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Governor Sarah Palin electrifies the social conservative base of the Republican Party. On Wednesday, Palin addresses delegates at the Republican National Convention. (NPR)Some of those who support the selection of Sarah Palin include this group of
Evangelicals from South Carolina. (NPR)

Former Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor, Republican Kerry Healey knows what it is liketo be under the campaign microscope and to have her family there with her. WBUR's Bob Oakes spoke with Healey about the Palin controversy. (WBUR)Despite John McCain's efforts to shrug off the Palin controversy, Massachusetts Representative Barney Frank is one of the first Democrats to comment on the political relevance of Palin's recent family troubles. (WBUR)

WBUR's Fred Thys was with the Massachusetts delegation during last night's proceedings. (WBUR)

Across the Mississippi River at a public park, thousands of Republicans--along with independents, Libertarians and probably even a few Democrats--rallied on behalf of Ron Paul.Bob Oakes speaks with one of his Bay State supporters. (WBUR)Meanwhile, John Kerry is facinghis most seriousopponent in years. Bob Oakes spoke with Republican Jeff Beatty, who's challenging Democrat John Kerry for his seat in the U.S. Senate. (WBUR)

This program aired on September 3, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

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