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By Beka Compton
The Times 

Let's all be civil

Jim Peitersen, a History and Politics instructor at Walla Walla Community College, recently gave a talk at the Dayton Memorial Library. The talk focused on civil discourse, and how to model behaviors to encourage constructive discussion.


November 21, 2019

Politics can be a tough subject to talk about, regardless of where one falls on the political scale. As tough as it can be, politically-focused discussion is necessary, and an important part of our society. Jim Peitersen, a History and Politics college instructor for 23 years, who currently teaches at Walla Walla Community College, spoke to a crowd of roughly 30 people at the Dayton Memorial Library on Thursday at the Big Ideas talk, and left listeners with some great tips on how to discuss touchy topics. The talk was hosted by the Dayton Memorial Library, in partnership with the Port of Co...

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