Down for the Count: Dirty Elections and the Rotten History of Democracy in America (CD)

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About the Author

Andrew Gumbel has worked for more than twenty years as a foreign correspondent for British newspapers. He has won awards for investigative reporting and political commentary, and written widely for U.S. publications including the Los Angeles Times and The Atlantic. His book Steal This Vote: Dirty Elections and the Rotten History of Democracy in America was published to great acclaim in 2005. He was born in England and educated at Oxford University.

Roger G. Charles is a retired lieutenant colonel of the U.S. Marine Corps and an award-winning investigative journalist. In 1996 and 1997 he was a consultant on the Oklahoma City bombing for ABC's 20/20. He also worked as an investigator for Stephen Jones and the legal team defending Timothy McVeigh in his federal trial. Charles was born in Texas, raised in West Virginia, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1967.

Chris MacDonnell, an Earpohones Award-winning narrtor, has been an actor in the UK for over thirty-five years, working in London, regional repertory, television, radio, and film.


"Provocative and challenging, this book does not tell a pretty story, but it is a story essential to all of us who treasure our democracy." ---Orville Vernon Burton, author of The Age of Lincoln