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A Look at How Local Politics Work

Documentary film producer Paul Stekler. He co-produced the new film series, "Vote for Me - Politics in America," a look at how American culture is reflected in local politics. This PBS series examines the various things candidates will do in their campaigns to be elected. Also interviewed was Maggie Lauterer, the subject of one "Vote for Me" episode. She's a former journalist and first-time candidate who ran for Congress in North Carolina, and lost.

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Other segments from the episode on October 28, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 28, 1996: Interview with Paul Stekler and Maggie Lauterer; Interview with Ben Kingsley; Review of Tony Burrows's album "Love Grows (where My Rosemary Goes): The…

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