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This time on The Children’s Hour, we learn all about how Presidential Elections work. We feature New Mexico Secretary of State, Maggie Toulouse Oliver who walks us through the election process. Then we learn all about the Electoral College with an actual elector, Dr. Pamelya Herndon. Why do we have this indirect way of voting for President and Vice President? The Kids Crew explore whether the process is fair, and what it would take to change it. Plus we find out how kids can get involved at the polls. Click here to find out how you can help in your state.
With great music by Raffi, Red Yarn, Miss Katie Sings, The Deedle Deedle Dees, Annie Lynn, Spicy T & Shihan, and the Story Pirates.
The Children’s Hour is supported by the Cultural Services Department and the Urban Enhancement Trust Fund at the City of Albuquerque. This project is supported in part by an award from New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and by the National Endowment for the Arts. We also have support from Electric Playhouse and numerous foundations also support our work including the Infinite Gesture Fund, The Limestone Fund, and The Laughing Buddha Fund. Thank you to our listeners who contribute to us through the Paypal Giving Fund, Paypal, and by subscribing to our podcasts on Patreon.
|01:49||Vote, Vote, Vote||Raffi||single||2020 Troubadour Music Inc.|
|03:18||Town Hall Meeting||Red Yarn||Backyard Bop||2020 Red Yarn Productions|
|03:08||Let's Vote!||Miss Katie Sings||single||2020 Miss Katie Sings|
|01:00||Freestyle Groove #1||Rhythm Child||Drum Circle Sing-a-Long||2009 The Rhythm Child Network|
|04:00||Voting With My Mom||The Deedle Deedle Dees||Voting With My Mom||2018 Deedle Deedle Dees|
|02:00||Go out & Vote (Yes You!!!) [feat. Vivi Melody & Wanamaker Lewis]||Annie Lynn||Go out & Vote (Yes You!!!) [feat. Vivi Melody & Wanamaker Lewis] - Single||2018 Annie Lynn|
|01:04||Reveille Variation/Drum Call/Slow Scotch/Quick Scotch/Yankee Doodle/Mont....||The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps||Celebrating 50 Years||2010 Altissimo, Altissimo!|
|03:03||Get To Know Your Electoral College||Spicy T & Shihan||Schoolhouse Rocks The Vote||1998 Rhino Records|
|01:17||Humpty Vote||Ants On A Log||single||2020 Ants On A Log|
|01:30||Color Country||Blue Dot Sessions||The Balloonist||2018 Blue Dot Sessions|
|02:05||The First Kids to Work at the Census||The Story Pirates||Cats Sit On You||2020 Striking Viking LLC|