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CURRENT EVENT | AUGUST 29, 2016

How Faith Plays a Role in Clinton's Life and Campaign

The role religion plays in political candidates’ lives is an important topic during elections. Democratic Presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton has occasionally spoken about her growing up Methodist. Her running mate, Tim Kaine, is very open about his Catholic faith and brings it up frequently on the campaign trail. In this story, you will hear about Clinton and Kaine’s religion and how they present it to the public.

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Story Length: 6:54

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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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