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Living Room, for April 30, 2009 - 12:00pm

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Living Room - Voting Rights challenged; the first 100 days; American Violet.

The US Supreme Court is hearing a challenge to the Voting Rights Act, in a case that will have enormous implications for minority voters.  Plus: racial injustice in Texas goes to Hollywood.  PLUS: Obama's first 100 days---good or bad?  You do the voting.   With host Kris Welch, noon to one.

guests: Lachlan McDonald, dir. Voting Rights Project, ACLU

           Regina Kelly, whose story of false arrest and imprisonment, and her successful resistance, is the story of the new film, "American Violet"

           Dominique Apollon, research dir. Applied Research Center

 

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