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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Keeping it Clean
KJZZ - Phoenix, AZ
The Clean Campaign movement encourages public financing of campaigns and forces candidates to agree to raise the bulk of their money from citizens. Mark Moran reports on whether this effort is really cleaning up campaigns and how it's faring in other states. (04:08)
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On Deaf Ears
KUER FM90 - Salt Lake City, UT
If politicians are supposed to represent us, why do we disagree with so much that is done in the name of public good? Producer Jenny Brundin looks at the question of whether we elect politicians for their individual wisdom or their commitment to accurately fight for our views. (7:41)

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You Can Fight City Hall (... and Win)
WBEZ/Long Haul Productions - Chicago
Two grassroots fights against Chicago's machine, demonstrating the power of a motivated few to beat an entrenched political foe. (1:00:00)

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