Extension of the Voting Rights Act

Moderated by Professor Walters, panel members discussed the importance of extending the Voting Rights Act of 1965, some provisions of which… read more

Moderated by Professor Walters, panel members discussed the importance of extending the Voting Rights Act of 1965, some provisions of which expire in 2007. Among the issues they addressed were current strengths and weaknesses of the Act, the likely impact on minority groups and immigrants of a failure to reauthorize the legislation, redistricting procedures, and election procedures used to define eligible voters. After their presentations the panel members answered audience members' questions. close

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Extension of the Voting Rights Act

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192790-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 1, 2006
Last Aired:
Jun 6, 2006

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  • Jun 01, 2006 | 1:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 01, 2006 | 1:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 02, 2006 | 7:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2006 | 3:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 05, 2006 | 8:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 06, 2006 | 3:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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