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CONSENT OF THE GOVERNED: Episode Four of The Democracy Test

Released Friday, 19th October 2018
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The right to vote - once limited to white male landowners - expanded to include African Americans and women, but many states enacted literacy tests and poll taxes that almost eliminated the minority vote until 1965. In “Consent of the Governed,” Co-Hosts Neal Conan and Heather Cox Richardson trace the history of Jim Crow, and explain modern techniques to manipulate the electorate, like gerrymandering and dark money. That’s the next episode of the Democracy Test, from Truth Politics and Power.