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"Where Did You Get This Number?: A Pollster's Guide to Making Sense of the World"

Aired on Tuesday, August 28th.

Our guest is Anthony Salvanto, the Director of Elections and Surveys at CBS News. He currently conducts all polling across the nation, states, and congressional races, and heads the CBS Decision Desk that projects outcomes for various elections. He has a new book out, which he tells us about; the book is called "Where Did You Get This Number?: A Pollster's Guide to Making Sense of the World." As was noted by Kirkus Reviews, Salvanto -- who was, in fact, less surprised by the Trump election that were most of us -- offers "a revealing look at the numbers, how they're derived and interpreted, and how they sometimes fail us. [This is] timely reading for the coming midterm elections."

Rich Fisher passed through KWGS about thirty years ago, and just never left. Today, he is the general manager of Public Radio Tulsa, and the host of KWGS’s public affairs program, StudioTulsa, which celebrated its twentieth anniversary in August 2012 . As host of StudioTulsa, Rich has conducted roughly four thousand long-form interviews with local, national, and international figures in the arts, humanities, sciences, and government. Very few interviews have gone smoothly. Despite this, he has been honored for his work by several organizations including the Governor's Arts Award for Media by the State Arts Council, a Harwelden Award from the Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa, and was named one of the “99 Great Things About Oklahoma” in 2000 by Oklahoma Today magazine.
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