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TED Talks at Rock the Vote in Philly

Posted by: Emily McManus

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The Rock the Vote bus is parked in Philadelphia today and tomorrow, and the TED Blog dropped by to visit. A special playlist of TED Talks is in rotation on the bus monitors (Hans Rosling is shown in the photo). Also on the bus are four kiosks where soon-to-be voters can register to vote and get information about absentee ballots.

Outside the bus was a fantastic fall-afternoon show, kicked off by Joey Pants from The Sopranos. (It turns out he is a huge TED Talks fan.) Max Kennedy talked about how every vote makes a real difference, and Questlove from the Roots urged young Philadelphians to register themselves and five more people they know. Music came from Solange Knowles, Trevor Menear and headliner Talib Kweli.

See pictures from the Rock the Vote bus on our Flickr set >>
Watch the TED Talks Rock the Vote playlist >>
TEDsters in the US, register to vote >>