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CURRENT EVENT | JANUARY 11, 2016

Bill Clinton Stumps for Hillary

With just weeks before the first votes are cast in the 2017 presidential race, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s husband hits the campaign trail. Former President Bill Clinton remains a popular figure among Democrats, but he also comes with a mixed history. Some are worried that he will overshadow Hillary on the campaign trail, but there are positives to having a former President promote a candidate. Listen to hear about the pros and cons of having Bill Clinton on the campaign trail.

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Story Length: 3:58

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Listening Comprehension Questions

  • What was one of Malala Yousafzai’s first experiences with the dangers of religious extremism?
  • After miraculously surviving her attack, what has Malala focused her work on?
  • What is the message that Malala is trying to send to those in power?
  • What does Malala want to do in the future?
  • What are the goals of Malala’s mission to support girls?

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  • What is your opinion on Malala’s message about the power of education?
  • Why do you think that ISIS might want to silence people like Malala?

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