On Tuesday this week, millions of Americans will cast their votes to elect our nations’ leader. Yet many Americans know little about politics, and the blurring of lines between party positions on controversial issues has done little to help. George Mason University historian and Pulitzer-Prize winning author Roger Wilkins joins Virginia Commonwealth University political scientist Scott Keeter, author of What Americans Know About Politics and Why It Matters to discuss the growing need for political literacy and efforts to help traditionally, disenfranchised citizens more actively and more knowledgeably, participate in the political process.

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