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"Nominee. We've seen President Trump go after former vice president, Joe Biden a lot already. There's a real strategy here to just focus on President Trump's base, but also. Oh, really try to paint the eventual democratic opponent as too extreme as untenable for a moderate or an independent to vote for even if that moderate or independent doesn't, especially love the Trump presidency so far. So how is this different or have different is this in twenty twenty from, from the run prior to two thousand sixteen so Temeke Keith who's been covering, President Trump for NPR likes to say that the 2016 Trump campaign was trying to blow up the death star? Really just President Trump and his friends and allies flying around on a plane, and the twenty twenty reelection effort is more like building a death star, right? I mean, the top line messaging, and who the president is politically isn't gonna change. But his reelection campaign is doing stuff that in two thousand sixteen they didn't really focus on our care about until the final months of the race. And that is building a massive staff infrastructure doing a lot of data analysis targeted voter voting looking for specific voters raising money and just putting a big plan in place. It was a lot more a seat of the pants last time. Around this time there is a, a very specific approach to this, this election, very methodical and just really quickly. He'll be in Florida tonight. Couple of other very important states though, for Trump. Right. That's right. Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Michigan or the states that put him in the White House, and you can expect him and the Democrats to spend a ton of time. They're more than any other state. Get ready guys, NPR's Scott detro-. Thanks so much. Thank you. A burning river in Ohio may have changed the course of the environmental movement. It happened fifty years ago and it led to change. Here's Mark, you Ricky of member station. W CPN, the fire as every comedian knows was on the cuyahoga river, which flows through Cleveland into Lake Erie. It also served as a dump for all kinds of industrial waste ever since John D Rockefeller started standard oil on its east Bank during the civil war. The media took notice of the pollution, as ominously illustrated in this nineteen sixty seven local TV documentary, which said the cuyahoga had been worked to death, but blow has been put"