18 in '08

DVD

35 minutes
Source: 18 in '08

This nonpartisan video, conceived by a former Facing History student, encourages young people to vote and demonstrates the effects young people can have on public policy. It includes interviews with politicians and activists, as well as a short history of the evolution of voting rights and how they came to be extended to those 18 years of age or older.

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