Videos on Representative Democracy

Representative Democracy in America: Voices of the People is a national project designed to reinvigorate and educate Americans on the critical relationship between government and the people it serves. The project introduces citizens, particularly young people, to the representatives, institutions, and processes that serve to realize the goal of a government of, by, and for the people. ...

In July 2008, its Alliance launched a professional development initiative to promote the use of its extensive curricular programs in classrooms across the country. During the opening two-day seminar, notable scholars, legislators, and experts addressed wide-ranging topics on the institutions and practices of representative democracy in the United States.

Included are the following videotaped speeches presented:

(The videos are unedited, full-length versions of the speeches.)