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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Democracy, American Style
IndyBell Productions and Edithead, Inc. - Brooklyn, NY
What do Americans really think about democracy? Hear the answers in a series of two-minute discussions we recorded at an apple cider-stand in Brooklyn.

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The President Calling
American RadioWorks - St. Paul, MN
Three of America's most compelling presidents - Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon - tapped their telephones, leaving behind a trove of secretly-made audio tapes, recording thousands of conversations, from momentous to mundane. In this project, American RadioWorks eavesdrops on presidential telephone calls to hear how each man used one-on-one politics to shape history. (50:45)

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PAC Man
Sesh Kannan - Washington, DC
Overcoming fear, isolation, and prejudice, Muslims in Northern Virginia have staked a claim in the future of U.S. democracy. A new political action committee called the Platform for Active Civil Empowerment is rallying local Muslims to be politically active to register to vote, fundraise, and support political candidates. (06:30)
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