"Selecting a President"

Eleanor Clift; Matthew Spieler

About the Program

Eleanor Clift, contributing editor for Newsweek explains the way the President of the United States is elected and reports that although campaigns have modernized the electoral system has remained relatively unchanged since the 18th century.  The book is part of a civics series designed for high school seniors and college freshman.  Eleanor Clift speaks at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC.

About the Authors

Eleanor Clift

Eleanor Clift is the author or coauthor of several books, including Madam President: Shattering the Last Glass Ceiling.  She is a contributing editor for Newsweek and political contributor for the Fox News Channel. 

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Matthew Spieler

Matthew Spieler is a political writer for and former social policy analyst for Congressional Quarterly.

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, August 26th at 3pm (ET)
  • Monday, August 6th at 5:15am (ET)
  • Sunday, June 24th at 9am (ET)
  • Saturday, June 23rd at 5:15pm (ET)
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