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photoJohn Edwards was the first in his family to go to college. Now, this first-term senator from North Carolina is running for president. He is Southern. He is good looking. His rags-to-riches story embodies the spirit of the American dream.

So far, the poll numbers have not been encouraging for Edwards. He trails well behind the front-pack of Democratic contenders. Tonight, On Point: John Edwards makes the case for your vote.

Guests:

Senator John Edwards, Democrat from North Carolina seeking the Democratic presidential nomination

John Wagner, Washington correspondent for the Raleigh News & Observer

Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia's Institute of Politics

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst, senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly magazine;

This program aired on December 22, 2003.

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