Guest Host: Steve Roberts

The 2000 census is underway, with surveys being delivered to households across the country. The information will be used to redraw political boundaries in line with federal policies designed to create fairness in the democratic process. The data will also be used to study changes and trends in American demographics. The director of the census, Census Bureau Director Kenneth Prewitt talks with Diane about how it will happen, new features, and the importance of the census.

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