Turkey declares a state of emergency and arrests thousands after a failed coup. Donald Trump suggests he'd put conditions on protecting NATO allies. And Russia loses an appeal in a sports doping case. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
On the eve of Election Day, Diane and her guests take a look at how our voting system came to be, from the Founding Fathers, through the suffragette and civil rights movements, up to current debates over voting rights and systems.
- Alexander Keyssar Author
- Robert Richie from the Center for Voting and Democracy
- Ron Walters director of the African American Leadership Institute and professor in government and politics at the University of Maryland. He is the author of over 100 articles and 10 books, including most recently, "The Price of Racial Reconciliation."
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