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Oct 29, 2018

The freedom to vote in the United States is under attack, and according to one advocate, many Americans – young and old alike—are already finding it harder to enter a voting booth. She says not only do we need to begin to take our civic responsibilities seriously, we also have to do a much better job of teaching civics in our public schools.

Guest: Carolyn DeWitt, president and executive director of Rock the Vote.

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