October 6, 2016 | By Brian Hanson, Dina Smeltz, Craig Kafura

Deep Dish - Episode 2: Debates and American Views

With the 2016 Chicago Council Survey of American attitudes on foreign policy in hand, Vice President of Studies Brian Hanson sat down with Council polling experts Dina Smeltz and Craig Kafura before Sunday’s debate to find out how American public opinion compares with what the candidates are saying in the latest episode of our new Deep Dish podcast. 



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