Dismantling Democracy

Dismantling Democracy: America, Land of the Free?

Episode 1 | 56m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

In the first of this three-part series, we dive into the history of democracy, its birth and the United States' unique take on this form of government. The episode takes a look at some uniquely American challenges that limit American democracy such as hyperpartisanship, negative partisanship, institutional constraints (gerrymandering, the Electoral College, voter registration) and more.

Aired: 09/08/20

Expired: 10/16/20

Rating: TV-PG

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Dismantling Democracy is a local public television program presented by VPM.