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Crosscurrents

California's big donkey and pony show

More than a dozen candidates to be president of the United States were in San Francisco over the weekend for the California Democratic Convention.

"Beating Donald Trump is a must. That is a floor, not a ceiling." - Senator Cory Booker

It was a massive event at the Moscone Center, bringing together the state’s dominant political party. And in the run-up to the 2020 election, this was the biggest gathering of presidential hopefuls so far.

Ben handles daily operations in the news department, overseeing the editorial and sound engineering teams, delivering daily newscasts, producing the nightly news and culture show Crosscurrents, and supervising special projects including KALW's Audio Academy training program.