for the Ballot Box" Set for Nov. 13
Launches Live Webcast Discussions On Politics
8, 2001-- A new interactive Web site on American
politics sponsored by the University of Virginias Miller Center
of Public Affairs will host a live webcast forum, "Battle for the
Ballot Box: Election Reform in American Political Development,"
on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. The forum will consist
of a two live panel discussions followed by an electronic discussion,
in which anyone may participate. The "American Political Development"
Web site may be viewed at http://www.americanpoliticaldevelopment.org/
and the interactive webcast will be at
two panels, which will be aired from the Kennedy School of Government
at Harvard University, will include:
- 3:30 p.m.
1- "Perspectives of the Task Force Coordinators of the National
Commission on Federal Election Reform"
Paula Baker, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh
Hansen, Department of Government, Harvard University
King, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Ortiz, University of Virginia School of Law
2 "Election Reform, Voting Rights, and American Political
Bruce Schulman, Department of History, Boston University
Gerken, Harvard University School of Law
Keyssar, Department of History, Harvard University
Wright, National Institute for Voting Rights
webcast is the first in a series of discussions on the American
Political Development Web site on topics in American political history.
The Web site is a joint undertaking of the Miller Center's American
Political Development Program and the American Political History
Bob Brickhouse, (434) 924-6856