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Watch Online: Meredith Segal '08, Student Obama Effort on NECN

Story posted November 20, 2008

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President-elect Barack Obama and Meredith Segal '08

Meredith Segal '08, who grew her Facebook group, "Barack Obama for President in 2008," into a national force of student supporters, is the focus of a segment that aired Thursday, November 20, 2008, on NECN.

Visiting Assistant Professor Jeffrey Selinger was also interviewed for the piece.

Segal spoke of how she started the Facebook group and how it grew into the student wing of the Obama campaign effort.

She also talks about what ignited her passion for the campaign and what's next for Obama's energized student supporters.

NECN, a cable television network serving New England, reaches 3.7 million homes in the region.

Segal was the subject of a November 15, 2008, profile in the Portland Press Herald. Read the article and find links to other stories in The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post here.

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