History of Voting

History of Voting

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.

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.

Guests

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."

Robert Richie

from the Center for Voting and Democracy

Alexander Keyssar

Author

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