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Guest: Kathleen Connell. Kathleen Connell returned to The Space Show for this special program the day before Super Tuesday for the 2008 Presidential Primary Election Campaign. During the show, Kathleen spoke about space and politics, the place for space policy in the national dialog, and the work we need to do to bring this dialog into existence with political candidates, our representatives, and the general population. We briefly discussed the space policy of some of the leading presidential candidates, so if you are unfamiliar with a candidate's policy, you can hear about it on this show. We also talked about education and the public school system. Kathleen fielded many questions about how to improve STEM and related education and we tossed around some ideas on how to make the improvements. We also linked STEM education to the VSE and then expanded this subject to include liberal arts, law, history, medicine, etc. We also mentioned professional organizations like the AIAA and celebrations like the 50 years of America in Space and their role in helping to educate and inspire students. The subject of space history came up and a few listeners posed the question are we dwelling too much in the past and trying to recreate Apollo when our world in 2008 is nothing like our world in the late 1950's and 1960's. This is an interesting discussion and analysis. We also talked about energy and space based solar power and its place in politics and in R&D. Please visit Kathleen's website, www.missiontohumanity.com for more information. You can send Kathleen Connell your follow up comments and questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.