Democracy and Its Discontents • 55m
Directed by Steve Cowan • Documentary • 2011 • 58 minutes
PRICELESS examines the growing cost of federal elections, the impact of political campaign fundraising on members of Congress and on policymaking, and the citizen movement to limit the "undue influence" of large campaign donors.
This non-partisan film includes a look at two national policies—agriculture and energy—shaped by a variety of interests including industry groups, political parties, lobbyists, citizen groups, candidates and officeholders.
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