John and Donny continue their exploration of think tanks across the country in episode #47 of the In The Tank Podcast. This weekly podcast features (as always) interviews, debates, and roundtable discussions that explore the work of think tanks across the country. The show is available for download as part of the Heartland Daily Podcast every Friday. Today’s podcast features work from the American Enterprise Institute, the Platte Institute, and the Pacific Research Institute.
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