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Katherine Haenschen, a volunteer with the Obama campaign and a graduate student in the Radio-Television-Film Dept. at the University of Texas, appeared on Austin News Real to discuss efforts to register voters in Austin and Travis County. The deadline for voter registration is October 6, 2008. In this episode of Austin News Real were photographs of Obama campaign volunteers registering people to vote, an interview with Sissy Farenthold at the Texas State Democratic Party Convention in June 2008, and a 5-minute story about that convention from ATXedition.TV.Sissy Farenthold served as a member of the Texas House of Representatives from 1968 through 1972, was a two-time candidate for Governor in Texas, and almost became the Democrats Vice Presidential nominee in 1972.The ATXedition.TV story about the Texas State Democratic Party Convention can be viewed at http://atxedition.tv/blogs/texasstatedemocraticconventionThis Austin News Real program aired on September 25, 2008 on channelAustin 10. channelAustin is Austin’s public access television station / community media center (www.channelaustin.org).