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What Does it Mean to be a Good Citizen?

What Does it Mean to be a Good Citizen?

  Our 'What Does It Mean' series continued with an examination of our views of citizenship. What that means and how our understanding of it has changed over the years.

Host Keith Shortall was joined by: 

Fran Rudoff, Executive Director, KIDS Consortium

Elaine Tselikis, Director of Development and Communications, Institute for Civic Leadership

William Chafe, Author of Bill and Hillary - The Politics of the Personal

Keith grew up in Thomaston, Maine, and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1982, majoring in philosophy. He began his career in commercial broadcasting in Portland, before moving to Maine Public in 1989. Keith has taken on a number of roles at Maine Public and is the primary editor of Maine news and feature stories aired on Maine Public Radio, and TV news specials including election debates and the annual live State of the State address. Keith is the host and producer of the weekly political roundtable Across the Aisle and on occasion takes the host chair for the daily call-in news program Maine Calling.