Generation X Politics GUESTS: TED HALSTEAD *President of New America Foundation, Washingon, DC *Wrote cover story for The Atlantic Monthly called A Politics for Generation-X (August 1999) MEREDITH BAGBY *Author, Rational Exuberance: The Influence of Generation-X on the New American Economy (Penguin, 1998) *Currently working on a book about Gen-X and politics in 2000 People born between 1965 and 1978 tend to vote less, are less politically involved, and are often perceived as cynical and apathetic. Generation X-ers say the problem is with the political establishment, not with them. What's the cure for the Gen-X malaise? And how would politics change if they got involved? Join guest host Melinda Penkava for a look at the politics of Generation X.