Civics 101

Series produced by New Hampshire Public Radio

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A podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.

Why does the U.S. have an Electoral College? How do congressional investigations work? What does the minority whip actually do? Civics 101 is the podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.


108 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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The all-out op-ed battle over the U.S. Constitution.

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  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 28:23
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A summer of grimy compromise.

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  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 37:06
  • Purchases: 2
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So you've declared independence. Now what?

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  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 20:56
  • Purchases: 2
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The shortest document with the biggest possible job.

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  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 26:36
  • Purchases: 1
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The obscure English parchment that has nothing -- and everything -- to do with our idea of freedom.

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  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 28:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Why even bother? What does voting do for you?

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 27:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Direct democracy. What are the pros and cons?

  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 25:55
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How do candidates do it? What are the rules? What are the tropes?

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 29:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Four Supreme Court cases that define the 1st Amendment in schools.

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 24:45
  • Purchases: 1
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A history of our national icons in the Supreme Court

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 27:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Why midterms matter, plus a snapshot of a historic midterm from 1826.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 21:18
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What's the difference between them?

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 25:09
  • Purchases: 1
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What is the story of public water in the United States?

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 1
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What's the role of Police in our government?

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 1
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If you want to get your hands on government documents, there's a law for that.

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  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 04:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Space! The final frontier... for civics?

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  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 1
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What role does ICE play in immigration policy?

  • Added: May 08, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
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What does the National Guard do? Who "calls it in?"

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  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 1
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What happens when one president leaves office and another one enters?

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  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:13
  • Purchases: 1
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How does the U.S. handle hostage situations?

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 1