Recall and Election Attracts Spotlight
by Gail Matsunaga
From Dateline (September 11, 2003)
|Political scientist Raphael J. Sonenshein
is juggling the busy life of being a college professor and a
political commentator during the upcoming recall vote and election.
The political activity is providing plenty to discuss in the
classroom as well as before microphones and cameras. Sonenshein
has made appearances on CNN and National Public Radio, as well
as being quoted in the Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times and various
Associated Press articles.
One of the most compelling stories in California
– in the country and even on an international level –
is the upcoming recall vote and election. Political science professor
Raphael J. Sonenshein has, over the last couple months, received
numerous calls and requests from such national media outlets as
CNN, “Talk of the Nation,” National Public Radio, Associated
Press and Boston Globe for his insight and analyses.
He recently related some of his experiences and thoughts
regarding this hotly debated issue.