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Book Looks at Roots of Voter Apathy

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Book Looks at Roots of Voter Apathy

Book Looks at Roots of Voter Apathy

Book Looks at Roots of Voter Apathy

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Majorities in both houses of Congress are up for grabs in this month's midterm elections but Americans still aren't excited about voting. What's wrong? Host Scott Simon talks with Thomas Patterson, author of The Vanishing Voter: Public Involvement in an Age of Uncertainty.