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Mike Gravel on the Personal Democracy Forum

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"Change is only going to come about when people have the power to act upon the knowledge that they will acquire through the new technology," says former Alaska Democratic Senator Mike Gravel. During the 2008 presidential campaign he became a YouTube "rock" star and now spends most of his time working in South Korea.

I caught up with him yesterday in New York at the Personal Democracy Forum -- "the place to be," he said -- to find out how technology is being used in South Korea, his thoughts on technology, and how he rates President Obama thus far.

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Finally, I was not the only reporter at PDF09 with a Flip Cam in hand. Check out CongressDaily's Andrew Noyes video interview here.