This American Life "Kid Politics"

Thu, 01/19/2012 - 9:00pm

As the 2012 election year shifts into full gear This American Life examines an entirely different group of "candidates".

What if, say, the U.S.-led invasion of Grenada in 1983 had been decided, not by Ronald Reagan, but by a bunch of middle-schoolers? And what if every rule at your high school had been determined, not by teachers and administrators, but entirely by teenagers? This week, stories about whether, when it comes to governing, kids do any better than grown-ups on This American Life "Kid Politics" airing Thursday, January 19 at 9 p.m. on AM 1370/FM-HD 91.5-2.