Bredesen talks to Tenn. students about convention

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Phil Bredesen is trying to make a civics lesson out of the Democratic convention in Denver.

Bredesen, a Democrat, presided over Internet conference calls with high school and middle school students in Tennessee on Wednesday.

A sixth-grader at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin asked Bredesen what he expects from the next president. The governor responded that among many challenges will be to find a way to end the war in Iraq honorably.

One student from Central High School in Memphis asked Bredesen to hug Hillary Clinton for her.


(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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