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This edition: Season Four, #4

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Episode Details

Original tape date: December 31, 2004.

On this addition of Study with the Best you’ll travel to Uganda with three Hunter College staff members as they take part in an effort to increase literacy in Africa. You will check out a Chess Grandmaster who is teaching kids how to Checkmate. You’ll meet a LaGuardia Community College student who is getting a second chance at education. And in the Correspondent's Report you'll meet the acclaimed author Frank McCourt who talks about his life and his memoirs.

Guest List

Maurice Ashley City College/CUNY

Valeda Dent Hunter College/CUNY

Duane Ferguson Alumnus, Lehman College/CUNY

Chanc. Matthew Goldstein Chancellor, City University of New York/CUNY

Frank McCourt Brooklyn College/CUNY

Leah Mitchell LaGuardia CC/CUNY

Prof. Kate Parry Dept. of English, Hunter College/CUNY

Charles Perkins Adult Learning Center, LaGuardia/CUNY

Valerie Vazquez Host, Study With the Best

Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Lauren Yannotta Hunter College/CUNY