PBS NewsHour

Is Discrimination Provision of Voting Rights Act Relevant?

Clip: 02/27/2013 | 8m 48s

Does the U.S. still need the Voting Rights Act? Or have we made extraordinary progress fighting racial discrimination, making it obsolete? Judy Woodruff talks with representatives from both sides of the argument: Hans von Spakovsky of the Heritage Foundation and Sherrilyn Ifill from the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

Aired: 02/27/13

Rating: NR

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