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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Revolution South of LA
KPCC - Southern California
Early this year, South Gate removed a corrupt government with a recall election. KPCC's Adolfo Guzman Lopez covered that race. In this feature, he returns to South Gate to see how the new democracy is working. (08:21)

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Politics as Family
NHPR - New Hampshire
Many Americans eye politics with suspicion. Itís seen as a world of clout, back room deals and less than sincere efforts to do public good. But for families long involved in the process, those elements are only part of the story. For one family in New Hampshire that grew up with politics around the kitchen table, itís too easy to call it dirty. (7:00)

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The Nation of Hawaii
Outer Voices - Northern California
When democracy is imposed in a place where people don't want it, is that democratic? Welcome to Hawaii, the 50th state, where many people would prefer a return to the monarchy over statehood. While there is no longer debate about the right to sovereign nationhood, there is still discussion about whether there isn't room for American democracy in Hawaii, after all. (08:00)

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