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Getting Out the Vote36:18

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photoAmerica's party of non-voters. Only two out of five eligible Americans will cast their ballots today in the midterm election. Political apathy is on the rise, particularly among young people. In this hour, jumpstarting the American electorate.


Gail Russell Chaddock, Congressional reporter, The Christian Science Monitor

Walter Dean Burnham, professor of government, University of Texas

Martin P. Wattenberg, professor of political science, University of California Irvine and author of the new book, "Where Have All the Voters Gone?"

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior edtior at The Atlantic Monthly

This program aired on November 5, 2002.

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