Gerrymandering or Redistricting
Once every ten years, U.S. Census figures are updated and American politicians have the opportunity to draw crooked lines to map out districts of political supporters to their advantage.The ReDistricting Game - can you do better?
The abuse of power is called gerrymandering. The honest practice is called redistricting.
Matt Frei talks to film maker Jeff Reichert about his new documentary "Gerrymandering." The two discussion the history and potential impacts of upcoming election propositions attempting to clean up the process.
Garry Wills discusses his new book, "Outside Looking In: Adventures of an Observer." The political historian reflects on the moments and people who helped define him through his life.Garry Wills
Matt Frei talks to former poet laureate Rita Dove about how to define the culture of a nation through poetry. She shares some of the words that are meaningful to her.Rita Dove
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