Audrey's Docutalk: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

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Osher (50+). This one-day documentary course screens the film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, which looks at the Republicans’ influence on the 2016 election by examining potential voter fraud.

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Starting at $15.00
As few as 1 day
0.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Understand “Crosscheck” the secret purge list for voters
  • Understand the perspective of the documentarian on the 2000 elections
  • Understand the influence of voters on elections

About this course:

Haven't seen any good documentaries lately? Ever wish the filmmaker was there to answer questions? Want a knowledgeable, accessible moderator? Try our OLLI DocuTalk Series hosted by our own Audrey Stein. This fall, she screens The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, directed by Greg Palast and David Ambrose. Palast is the award-winning journalist who spotlighted Jeb Bush for allegedly purging Black voters from Florida’s electoral rolls in the 2000 election. Now he’s back to take a deep dive into Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck, commonly referred to as Crosscheck, a database which compares voter records from other states and identify voters registered in two or more states. Crosscheck is controlled by Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State, who claims his computer program had identified 7.2 million people in 29 states who may have voted twice in the same election—a felony crime. The catch? Most of these “suspects” are minorities—in other words, mainly Democratic voters. Yet the lists and the evidence remain “confidential.” Special guest Greg Palast takes questions after the screening.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
Friday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Instructor: Audrey Stein
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Fee:
$15.00
20 days left. Enroll by Oct 12, 2018
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Notes
Plus members pay no fee for this course. Open to the public. Visitors not permitted. No refund allowed. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 11, 2018
Schedule
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Date
Time
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Fri Oct 12, 2018
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 320

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