671Jul 20, 2012
Book Discussion on Who's Counting: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk
John Fund talked about his book, Who’s Counting: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote At Risk. He responded to questions from students in the audience at the 19th annual Eagle ...
543Aug 25, 2011
National Woman's Party Use of Visual Propoganda
A panel discussion was held to commemorate the 91st anniversary of the certification on August 26, 1920, of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that gave women the right to vote. The ...
481Jun 7, 2000
Book Discussion on Bowling Alone: Collapse of American Community
Mr. Putnam talked about his book [Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American
Community], published by Simon and Schuster. The book is based on an essay published in
244Aug 23, 2012
Women's Suffrage in Missouri
Margot McMillen, author of The Golden Lane, explored how a protest by thousands of women at the 1916 Democratic National Convention in St. Louis changed minds and helped make voting ...
228Apr 1, 2009
Juan Williams, journalist, author, and commentator, talked about how much racial politics have changed in the country since the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. Topics included voting rights ...
140Jun 14, 2001
Post Hip-Hop Summit News Conference
Participants spoke to reporters about their summit on using hip-hop music as a means of political empowerment in the black community. Among the issues they addressed were new initiatives on ...
129Aug 10, 2005
Voting Rights Act
Participants talked about the history and legacy of the 1964 Voting Rights Act, race relations in the U.S., the impact of the act on voter participation and political activism, the pace of social ...
104Jul 23, 2002
Civil Rights Issues
In a forum titled “A Politically Incorrect Conversation: 45 Years of Struggle, Vision and Victory,” participants talked about the civil rights movement, the present state of race ...
74Nov 6, 1998
Book Discussion on The Good Citizen
Mr. Schudson talked about his book The Good Citizen, published by the Free Press, which described the evolution of voting as both an idea and a practice in American history. After ...
73Apr 21, 2009
Public Affairs and the Internet
The panel discussed the use of social networking Internet sites for public affairs awareness and voter mobilization programs. They talked about the creation of social coalitions and their role ...
68Jan 1, 1945
Book Discussion on Tuesday in November
Tuesday in November is a 1945 United States Office of War Information - Overseas Division film detailing the process of voting during the 1944 election, in which President Franklin Roosevelt ...
40Sep 10, 2004
American Voting Practices
Mr. Gans talked about how many Americans vote in elections, how the number has changed over the years, and how the U.S. compares to the voting population in other democracies. He spoke ...
32Sep 9, 2006
Book Discussion on Brave New Ballot
Aviel Rubin talked about his book Brave New Ballot: The Battle to Safeguard Democracy in the Age of Electronic Voting, published by Random House. He described his concerns about the ...
27Oct 12, 2000
Young Voters and the Presidential Debates
The guests talked about the reactions of young voters to the presidential and vice presidential debates. They also talked about attempts to get young people more involved in the presidential ...
8Sep 9, 1994
Mid-Term Voter Attitudes
The participants talked about a bipartisan poll which forecasted the November congressional elections, and also revealed voter perceptions of President Clinton and the economy. They also took ...