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One of the hottest issues of the 2000 presidential election concerned whether Ralph Nader cost Democrat Al Gore the presidency. Was Nader the spoiler? Or was he standing up for the little guy? America has a long history of third party candidates. Party alignments are shifting. Thirty-five percent of Americans are independents. This year, Ralph Nader is back for another go at the presidency. Whatís he up to?
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Chairman of the Political Science Department at the
Maxwell School of Syracuse University, and the author of Diverging Parties:
Social Change, Realignment, and Party Polarization
John Kenneth White
Professor of politics at the Catholic University of
America in Washington, DC, and the author of The Values Divide: American
Politics and Culture in Transition
Originally Aired: 6/17/2004
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