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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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    Youth Vote and Civic Engagement

    High School and college students talked about their experiences with voting and their thoughts about the democratic process. Barry McNealy of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute led…

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    Voting Rights Then and Now

    Panelists talked about the history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and its impact on voting rights today. They spoke about the obstacles faced by African Americans in 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, about the Voting Rights Act (VRA). Topics included Supreme Court Chief Justice John…

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    Book Discussion on Give Us the Ballot

    Author Ari Berman talked about his book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America, about the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 and how the fight for…

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    Criminal Justice and Voting Rights

    Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights activists talked about African-American views of the criminal justice system.  “Save Our Cities: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice and…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, calling on Congress to update the law and urging citizens to exercise the…

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    Open Phones on Voting Rights Act 50th Anniversary

    Telephone lines were open for comments after a re-air of remarks President Obama made on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, calling on Congress to update the law and urging…

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    50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

    Hans Von Spakovsky and Nicole Austin-Hillery talked about the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, and its history, impact, and effectiveness. A video clip was shown of President…

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    Voting Rights Act 50th Anniversary

    Panelists talked about the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) made opening remarks on the history of voting rights. The panelists discussed among other…

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