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“LSSU gave me the educational and organizational tools to be able to succeed at those endeavors after college.”

Scott Shackleton '83

Former State House of Representatives

LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '05

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Title: CAMPAIGN SPENDING: MONEY & MEDIA
Movie ID: VT1660
Movie Number: 1660
Description: "High-priced, high-tech campaigns have dramatically altered the way candidates win votes," says Fred W. Frendly. "What matters today is money but does the cost of campaigning corrupt the system? That question serves as the basis for this analysis of the laws governing campaign financing and spending. These laws are analyzed in a scenario in which a four-term Congressman battles a wealthy industrial for a Senate seat. Some panelists argue that current laws benefit very few would-be candidates. "The only people who are running for office," says John Lindsay, "are those who have large sums of money or access to it. "But while Lindsay calls for reforms, Terry Dolan of...spend more money advertising dog food...than we do in electing a Congress." Other panelists include Sen. Nancy Kassebaum; Ex-Supreme Court justice Potter Stewart; Pres. Barney Frabk & Henry Hyde; political
Series: THE CONSTITUTION
Part: 7
Time: 0
Department: SS
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Thaddeus Lewandowski

Thaddeus Lewandowski
Fisheries and Wildlife

"The opportunity at LSSU to do research is amazing. This past summer I motored through coves and islands with Prof. Garvon surveying water birds for the affects of pollution. I spent the other part of my summer on the shore of Lake Superior monitoring nests of the endangered Piping Plover."

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