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  • Maureen Dowd on "The Year of Voting Dangerously"

    Trapped between two candidates with the highest recorded unfavorables in US electoral history, Americans are plunged into "the year of voting dangerously." There is nobody better than Maureen Dowd, the New York Times columnist, to skewer the shortcomings of each of these candidates with her perceptive reporting skills and acerbic sense of humor. Dowd spoke at a Los Angeles World Affairs Council luncheon on September 23rd on her past experience with both candidates, and what type of presidency we might expect from each one as they vie to win the White House.
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  • Martin Luther King on Selma and black voting registration

    2/26/1965 Dr Martin Luther King Jnr tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about the disparities in voter registration in the South, and the barriers put up to prevent blacks from registering
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