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Aug. 8, 2016: Best-of episode with Gov. David Paterson and Dr. Paul Finkelman

Gov. David Paterson returned with his thoughts on stop and frisk as well as race relations 50 years after the March on Washington. Original air date 8/20/13

Who hasn’t occasionally wondered about the Electoral College? Many Americans view the institution as undemocratic, and here’s another reason to question its existence: the Electoral College has its roots in the pro-slavery movement. As the GOP nominating convention in Cleveland continues, we discussed the origins of our system of electing U.S. Presidents with former Albany Law professor Dr. Paul Finkelman, the Ariel F. Sallows Visiting Professor of Human Rights Law College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan. Original air date 7/19/16

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