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Month of November , 2008
Voting for the First Time: Mariah Haroon November 4, 2008permalink
Mariah Haroon is a 27-year-old Muslim and a newly naturalized citizen. As a Pakistani-American, she has had a hard time deciding who to vote for. Host Lisa Mullins talks to Haroon about her decision and her experience voting for the first time today.
Voting for the First Time: Ka Chan November 4, 2008permalink
Ka Chan is a journalist who covers the Chinese immigrant community in New York City. He became an American citizen just last summer. Host Lisa Mullins talks to Chan about his experience voting for the first time today.
Today on The World: Americans are voting and the world awaits the outcome of today's U.S. presidential election; We'll also hear about immigrant voters who are casting their first ballots in America; and songs used around the world to get people into the voting booth.
Voting in Virginia's immigrant Muslim community (5:00) November 4, 2008 download |permalink
Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Jason Margolis and with Mukit Hossain of the Virginia Muslim Political Action Committee about how Virginia's immigrant Muslim community has been voting today.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with two of The World's correspondents about the anticipation felt in Iraq and Pakistan as Americans vote to elect a new president today. Quil Lawrence is in Baghdad and Aaron Schachter is in Islamabad.
China, Europe, and Russia watch U.S. polls (6:00) November 4, 2008 download |permalink
Correspondents Mary Kay Magistad, Gerry Hadden and Laura Lynch report from China, Europe and Russia on how people in those countries are watching the US presidential election.