Michael Schudson

Michael Schudson, a professor of communications at the University of California at San Diego, is the author of The Good Citizen: A History of American Civic Life , published last year by Free Press.

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VOTER TURNOUT MAY BE DOWN IN RECENT YEARS, BUT THE INVOLVEMENT OF THE COMMON CITIZEN HAS GROWN TO FAR SURPASS ANYTHING THE FOUNDING FATHERS EVER DREAMED OF Read >>
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