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Prediction

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists to predict what will be the one thing, the one thing, that after this election will bring America together again. But first, let me tell you that support for NPR comes from NPR stations and Lumosity with a 10-minute fit test to challenge memory, attention and problem-solving, training programs that draw from 50 brain games and tools to compare scores with global averages. Learn more at lumosity.com. Visit St. Pete Clearwater, offering 35 miles of white sand Florida beaches and the Dali Museum, presenting "Ferran Adria: The Invention of Food" through November 27 at visitstpeteclearwater.com. And Lumber Liquidators, a proud sponsor of NPR, offering more than 400 styles, including hardwood, bamboo, laminate, and vinyl with flooring specialists in hundreds of stores nationwide. More at lumberliquidators.com or 1-800-HARDWOOD.

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SAGAL: Now, panel, what will heal this divided nation? Maz Jobrani.

MAZ JOBRANI: Peter, that's an easy one - NPR's hit show WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME...

AMY DICKINSON: Aw.

(APPLAUSE)

JOBRANI: ...For as long as it remains on air.

SAGAL: Yeah.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Amy Dickinson.

DICKINSON: Wasn't marijuana legalized in a bunch of places?

SAGAL: It was.

LUKE BURBANK: (Laughter).

DICKINSON: I'm going with that.

DICKINSON: OK - and Luke Burbank.

BURBANK: We'll all bond over how frickin' hard it is to memorize the Russian national anthem.

(LAUGHTER, APPLAUSE)

BILL KURTIS: Well, if that happens, Luke, we're going to ask you to recite it on WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME.

SAGAL: Thank you, Bill Kurtis. Thanks also to Maz Jobrani, Amy Dickinson and Luke Burbank. Thanks to our wonderful audience here at the Chase Bank Theater. It is a great day to spend with you, and thanks to all of you for listening out there. I'm Peter Sagal, and we will be back with you next week.

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