POLITICS

Al Gore Wins Emmy

Tonight, Al Gore won an Emmy for Current TV, his global television network that allows viewers to "create and influence what airs on TV." The audience gave Gore a long standing ovation as he and his Current TV partner, Joel Hyatt, walked onstage to receive the award for "interactive television services." From Gore's thank you speech:

[W]e are trying to open up the television medium so that viewers can help to make television and join the conversation of democracy and reclaim American democracy by talking about the choices we have to make.

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