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President Gearan to Speak on WXXI’s Need to Know

President Mark Gearan will be one of the guest commentators on WXXI's weekly news show “Need to Know” at 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 19. The show will air again at 10:30 p.m. on Friday, September 20.

The discussion will be lead by WXXI news director Michael Caputo, and President Gearan will be joined by author, broadcaster, and former (George) Bush speech writer Curt Smith. The discussion will center around assessing the primary aftermath and looking ahead to the races for governor, the state legislature and Congress, and will tackle such topics as the Golisano factor, the Cuomo disappearance and how that helped McCall, the chances of the House and Senate being up for grabs, etc.