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    Democracy, Elections, and the Vote

    Akhil Reed Amar and Richard Pildes talked about the evolution of the democratic process and the establishment of a bipartisan system in the United States. They started with the…

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    Electoral Reform and Campaign 2016

    Krist Novoselic talked about his work as chair of FairVote, an organization that advocates for a variety of electoral reforms. He also spoke briefly about the legacy of musical artist…

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    Lower the Vote, Raise America

    Lower the Vote, Raise America was one of the second-prize high school east division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Joanne…

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    After Words with Mary Frances Berry

    Mary Frances Berry talked about her book Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich: Vote Buying and the Corruption of Democracy, in which she looks at illegal voting practices. She was…

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    Book Discussion on The Fight to Vote

    Michael Waldman talked about his book The Fight to Vote, in which he provides a history of voting rights in the United States, from the initial debates between the Founding Fathers to…

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    Online Voting in Utah

    Byron Tau reported by telephone s on the online voting experiment in the 2016 Utah Republican presidential caucuses. He talked about the procedures and previous experiments with online…

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    Open Phones with Ari Berman

    Ari Berman talked about his book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America, and responded to viewer comments and questions. He was interviewed at the 2016 Tucson…

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    Conservatives and Voting

    Dennis Prager delivered remarks on conservatism and expanding its appeal. Afterward, he joined Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Representative Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) in a discussion on how…

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    Voting Rights

    Michael Waldman talked about his book, The Fight to Vote, on the history voting rights in the U.S., contemporary voter registration laws and issues, the role of super-PACs (political action…

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    Manchester, New Hampshire, Polling Place

    James Townsend, the Ward 1 moderator at a Manchester, New Hampshire, polling station in Webster Elementary School, talked about voter turnout, his preparations for the primary, and why he…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on the question, “Campaign 2016: Are you an ‘angry’ voter?”

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question, “Campaign 2016: Are you an ‘angry’ voter?”

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    Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Professors Julian Zelizer and Orville Vernon Burton talked about the factors that led to the passing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and challenges to voter’s rights after the…

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    Inequality in America

    Katrina Vanden Heuval, Robert Reich, Van Jones, and others talked about inequality in America. Among the topics they covered were voter turnout, wealth distribution, the 2016…

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    Millennial Generation Voters in 2016

    Matthew Segal talked about issues important to younger voters in the 2016 presidential election and what candidates are doing to win their support.

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    Global Youth Civic Engagement

    Political outreach professionals talked motivating civic engagement and political action in young people around the globe. The panelists that included activists and politicians from…

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    House Democrats on Voting Rights

    Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other House Democrats spoke to reporters about the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015. The bill if passed would restore the requirement for…

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    Hispanic Vote

    A bipartisan panel of Texas legislators and officials discussed the Hispanic vote in the 2016 and 2018 elections. They also discussed voting rights and voter turnout around the…

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    Book Discussion on Give Us the Ballot

    Ari Berman talked about his book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The…

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    Panel Discussion on Voting Rights

    Ari Berman, author of Give Us the Ballot; Joy Reid, author of Fracture; and Zephyr Teachout, author of Corruption in America, talked about voting rights and the 2016 election. The panel was…

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