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Twin Cities Public Television:
Drawing the DNC

With a combination of spoken commentary and hand-drawn cartoons David Gillete shares his experiences at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. In this episode David upgrades his DNC security status.
August 29, 2008
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FRONTLINE/World:
Just Trying To Get In

With so much media attention on the Democratic National Convention one foreign journalist had a hard time getting in to see the action.
August 29, 2008
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Tavis Smiley:
The Youngest Delegate

At just 17, David Gilbert-Pederson is the youngest delegate at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. He tells Tavis Smiley how he got there and where his political future is going.
August 28, 2008
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Charlie Rose:
Was it enough?

Did Bill Clinton say enough in his DNC speech to help heal the rift in the Democratic party? Charlie Rose and a panel of experts answer that question and discuss the historic nature of Barack Obama's nomination.
August 28, 2008
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Online NewsHour:
Preparing for Another Storm

As Tropical Storm Gustav threatens the Gulf Coast, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin discussed storm preparation and answered visitors' questions about the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
August 28, 2008
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Tavis Smiley:
Rangel Dispels Controversy

New York Congressman Charles Rangel spoke Tuesday night at the DNC even though he wasn't originally invited. He tells Tavis Smiley "I'm okay" and talks about how he would work with a possible Obama administration.
August 27, 2008
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Online NewsHour:
New Media, New Access

Two bloggers answer viewer questions about what kind of access they've been given at the Democratic National Convention and what opportunities new media provides to minority voices.
August 27, 2008
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Tavis Smiley:
An Early Decision

Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano tells PBS' Tavis Smiley why she decided to back Sen. Barack Obama over Sen. Hillary Clinton.
August 26, 2008
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Online NewsHour:
Madeleine Albright

The former Secretary of State answers your questions about foreign policy, the Democratic Party and the 2008 election in an Insider Forum with Ray Suarez.
August 25, 2008
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Washington Week:
Denver Discussions

How important is the choice of Vice President, and what role will younger voters play in this election? A panel of journalists answer these and other pressing questions leading into the Democratic National Convention.
August 25, 2008
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Rocky Mountain PBS:
Price Tag

Did the Democratic National Convention cost the city of Denver more in 1908 or 2008? See historical footage and find out how the city is preparing for next week's events.
August 22, 2008
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Rocky Mountain PBS:
The Nominee

Who was running for president the last time Denver hosted the Democratic National Convention? Find out why he wasn't there and how things have changed since 1908.
August 21, 2008
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Rocky Mountain PBS:
A Western Welcome

One hundred years ago, Colorado hosted the Democratic National Convention in Denver. Watch this clip to see how the city greeted the Democrats when they arrived. Then follow the link below to learn more.
August 19, 2008
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Washington Week:
An Illuminating Test

Will Sen. Barack Obama's efforts to reach out to Sen. Hillary Clinton and her supporters provide some insight into his ability to bring people together? A panel of journalists addresses this and other viewer questions.
August 18, 2008
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WGBH Lab:
Voting Schmoting

In this irreverent look at voting, economist Gordon Tullock explains why he believes you're better off avoiding the polls altogether on Election Day. Click below to see more contributions to the Election 2008 filmmakers' challenge.
August 14, 2008
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NOW:
Will the 2008 Vote Be Fair?

How safe is your right to vote? Voting machine flaws and access to polls have raised questions, and one former Justice Dept. official alleges there may be a broader issue.
August 13, 2008
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Tavis Smiley:
Interview: Nancy Pelosi

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks with Tavis Smiley about the Russian-Georgian conflict and the U.S. presence at the Beijing Olympics. Learn more about her views on the Bush administration and peek inside her new book, Know Your Power.
August 12, 2008
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Washington Week:
Running Mate Marathon

With the party conventions looming, when will the Vice Presidential candidates be revealed? A panel of journalists addresses this and other viewer questions.
August 11, 2008
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Get My Vote:
Lesson Learned

When he was 19, Mikal Porter of Nashville says his mother kicked him out of the house because he hadn't voted yet. Now, health care and the war in Iraq are the issues he cares about. See what others are sharing and add your voice.
August 8, 2008
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Nightly Business Report:
The Nuclear Debate

With rising oil and electricity prices a major issue in the 2008 election, is building more nuclear reactors a reasonable alternative or a risk not worth taking?
August 7, 2008
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Tavis Smiley:
Renewing the Energy Debate

Will energy independence become a reality? Energy writer Robert Bryce says the plans laid out by both presidential candidates are "nonsense."
August 5, 2008
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Washington Week:
Playing Offense

Journalists answer viewer questions about Sen. John McCain's new ad, how it will affect independent voters, and a move to the center by the candidates.
August 4, 2008
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Get My Vote:
Repair Our Image Abroad

Sundra Oakley of Los Angeles says she wants to see America respected abroad. Click the link below to see what others say is important to them this election and add your voice.
August 1, 2008
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