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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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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A Peek into the Minds of Political Donors
Marketplace - Los Angeles
In the world of mainstream politics, big campaign donors are as essential as air and water. Bill Zeeble talks with two campaign donors -- a Democrat and a Republican -- about the role of money in elections, how they got involved, why they give, and how they deal with critics. (04:51)

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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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