Turkey declares a state of emergency and arrests thousands after a failed coup. Donald Trump suggests he'd put conditions on protecting NATO allies. And Russia loses an appeal in a sports doping case. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Advocates of all stripes are making nationwide efforts to increase turnout among young voters, minority voters, voters with disabilities, and other populations. Diane talks with advocates and election-watchers about the missions behind these movements, and whether they have any effect on American voting patterns.
- Julia Cohen Youth Vote 2000
- Curtis Gans Committee for the Study of the American Electorate
- Jim Dickson National Organization on Disability
- Hugh Price author and president of the National Urban League
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