That Democracy Show
rlpaulproductions and WAMU - Washington, DC
How do American youth deal with politics, power, race, fairness and government? Comedy Central's Mo Rocca hosted this three-hour live special, giving youth a chance to discuss and argue their views of democracy and the culture it has spawned. During the show, listeners joined a live Webcast and online chat about democracy, and called in.

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Whose Vote Counts?
American RadioWorks and the Center for Investigative Reporting - St. Paul, MN
In the last presidential election, as many as six million votes weren't counted because of antiquated voting machines and confusion at the polls. America pledged to overhaul its voting system, but are we ready for 2004? American RadioWorks and the Center for Investigative Reporting try to find out. (51:45)

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Studio 360 Explores Art and Democracy
Studio 360/WNYC - New York City
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright joins Kurt Andersen to talk about what kind of art a democratic society produces — and if there's really such a thing as democratic art. We look at voting for your art, on American Idol and in movie focus groups. We hear how jazz broke down hierarchies and changed our politics. And we visit the Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Plaza in Albany, New York, a place one critic called an example of fascist architecture.

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California Recalled
KPCC - Southern California
The California Recall election tested many of our notions about direct democracy. This documentary outlines the events leading up to the recall and the race. It also asks key players to look back on these events and assess whether they'll change the way we think about democracy.

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The best democracy money can buy
Minnesota Public Radio - St. Paul, Minn.
There are at least 40 millionaires in the United States Senate. Political watchdogs say they expect that number to increase because the national political parties are recruiting candidates who are wealthy and willing to spend millions of dollars of their own money to run for office. 'Self-financed' candidates say campaigning with their own money makes them more independent of special interests. But critics worry the trend will make political campaigns more expensive and put public office out of reach for average Americans. (06:22)
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