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Election Day Coming, What to Expect

As Election Day 2004 approaches, voters are preparing alongside poll volunteers, get-out-the-vote efforts, and a phalanx of lawyers.

Florida Polls Under High Scrutiny

Democrats' election monitors say from their perspective, early voting in Florida has gone well, but attorneys for the Kerry camp have had to intervene.

Brzezinski on Terrorism Concerns

The presidential candidates are doing their best to play up their plans for winning the "global war on terror," but according to Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security advisor to the Carter administration, neither George Bush or John Kerry is focused on the right concerns.

The Uncounted Toll: Iraq's Civilian Deaths

The British medical journal "The Lancet" on Friday published a new study which finds that the death toll of civilians in Iraq since the start of the U.S.-led invasion may be more than 100,000 so far.

Sex the Vote

How do you make voting hip for the traditionally apathetic 18 to 25 year-old crowd. A group called Votergasm appeals to the baser instincts.

Poetry and Politics:

Robert Pinsky and others talk about poetry in heated political times.

This program aired on November 1, 2004.


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