Presidential candidates today frequently use popular pieces of music as campaign "theme songs" often without approval from the musicians themselves. But using music on the campaign trail is not a modern phenomenon: it goes back to our earliest presidential elections.
On the eve of Election Day, Diane and her guests take a look at how our voting system came to be, from the Founding Fathers, through the suffragette and civil rights movements, up to current debates over voting rights and systems.
- Alexander Keyssar Author
- Robert Richie from the Center for Voting and Democracy
- Ron Walters director of the African American Leadership Institute and professor in government and politics at the University of Maryland. He is the author of over 100 articles and 10 books, including most recently, "The Price of Racial Reconciliation."
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