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This edition: Michael Waldman on The Fight to Vote

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 1, 2016.

First aired: March 14, 2016.

If you’ve been paying attention to recent events, you know that American democracy is in serious trouble. The powerful influence of big money in politics frequently undermines the will of the people. The Voting Rights Act has been gutted and voter suppression is once again rampant. Guest Michael Waldman is the author of “The Fight to Vote,” and he joins Bob Herbert to discuss this compelling new book about the long struggle to bring the right to vote to all Americans. Mr. Waldman is also the president of the Brennan Center for Justice at the NYU School of Law.

Guest List

Michael Waldman Author, “The Right to Vote”