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America at the Ballot Box: Technology Through the Years

  • Aired: 02/23/2012
  • 06:00
  • Rating: E
NewsHour's science correspondent Miles O'Brien interviews political historian and curator William L. Bird, who takes us on a trip through time and technology to show us snapshots of various voting systems in America and the problems they encountered.
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Historian and curator William L. Bird explains voting technology through the years.
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