This year’s PBS Election special, What’s at Stake, presents viewers with an up-to-the-minute review of this year’s top campaign issues and considers how the outcome of the election could impact voters’ lives.
In the past few years the United States has suffered from unusual weather; from the worse drought in over sixty years to Tropical Storm Sandy, extreme weather could eventually affect the way Americans live.
Election 2012: What’s at Stake examines why climate change rarely comes up on the campaign trail.
Plus, with 23 million Americans unemployed, probably no other issue has received more attention than jobs and taxes. Massive unemployment leaves a big drag on the economy and experts say neither candidate has a quick fix for America’s sluggish job market.