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151: Primary
Act Two

The Mask Behind The Mask

Usually it's difficult to get to know the front-runner in a Presidential race. With the most to lose, front-runners are the least spontaneous candidates. They stay on message. In debates, George W. Bush often gives the same few answers to all sorts of different questions. Sarah Koenig has been covering the Bush campaign for months for the Concord Monitor, a New Hampshire newspaper. She tells a story of trying to get to know the "real" George W. Bush. (14 minutes)