America By The Numbers: Politics of the New South

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America By The Numbers: Politics of the New South

"America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa" returns to Clarkston, Georgia to follow unlikely candidates in the city's 2013 local election, as three Mayoral and City Council candidates are former refugees who will be running for office - and voting - for the first time. These new American candidates were inspired to run for office after screening and participating in "America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa: Mainstream, USA." Will they be able to bring new voters to the polls and make their voices heard? We document this remarkable moment in Clarkston's history.

"America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa" is an innovative documentary series, revealing how dramatic changes in the country’s demographics are playing out in mainstream USA.

 
 

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A provocative film from the American Indian perspective that reframes today’s controversial energy debate while the fate of the environment hangs in the balance.

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Complement classroom discussion about America's energy future with this film, and help students comprehend the debate about the best use of natural resources.