For one recount lawyer in Florida, the political became personal in the wake of the 2000 presidential election.
Todd Elmer takes us behind the scenes of the fracas, as a renowned game theorist elaborates on the boundaries of contest, and archival audio brings us back to the days of hanging chads.
The Rules Will be Different was commissioned for the 2005 ShortDocs: Stories about Games.
Melissa Allison has worked as an independent producer and as an associate producer with The Kitchen Sisters, Homelands Productions, and WNYC's Radio Rookies. She has produced pieces for NPR, Third Coast Festival, and the Holocaust Memorial Museum, and reported for the BBC World Service. Prior to radio, Allison worked as a newspaper reporter in London and New York City.
The Rules Will Be Different was presented by Melissa Allison at the opening session of the 2005 Third Coast Conference - Ready, Set, Go! Presenting the 2005 Third Coast Festival ShortDocs: Stories About Games.
Read about and listen to all of the 2005 ShortDocs: Stories About Games.