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The Fight to Vote

The long struggle to get all Americans the vote

By Michael Waldman
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The Fight to Vote by Michael Waldman

The Fight to Vote (2016) is about the struggle for democracy in the United States, from the American Revolutionary War right up to the present day. These blinks detail the battle that has been waged over generations to guarantee the right to vote, and explain how this right continues to be undermined.

  • Americans curious about the development of their country’s democracy
  • Politics junkies
  • Students of history and political science

Michael Waldman is president of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. He has written a number of books, including The 2nd Amendment: A Biography, and served as a speechwriter for former president Bill Clinton.

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