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Rights and Wrongs of American Elections
Aired 1/11/1996

During this election year, American democracy is once again under harsh scrutiny. Many voters are fed up with the tone, the cost, the length, and the unfairness of our elections. But is all the criticism warranted?
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  Stephen Hess
    senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, author of Organizing the Presidency
  Ronald Walters
    director of the African American Leadership Institute at the University of Maryland, and author of "Freedom Is Not Enough: Black Voters, Black Candidates, and American Presidential Politics."
  Michael Barone
    author of Our Country: The Shaping of America from Roosevelt to Reagan, co-author of The Almanac of American Politics, senior writer at U.S. News and World Report
  Michael Vlahos
    senior fellow at the Progress and Freedom Foundation

Originally Aired: 1/11/1996

   
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