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A video tour of Democracy Plaza
Oct. 20: The "Today" show's Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Ann Curry and Al Roker unveil Democracy Plaza at Rockefeller Center.




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Scholastic is the education partner for Democracy Plaza, with a special exhibit to help children understand their rights and responsibilities in a democracy.

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How voting machines work
Learn about the technology, reliability and use of different voting technologies, from paper ballots to e-voting.

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