293Nov 1, 2013
Newsmakers with Secretary Tom Vilsack
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked about the Farm Bill, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Secretary Vilsack said that he was eager for Congress to pass the ...
265Oct 27, 2013
Farm Bill Negotiations
Alan Bjerga talked about congressional negotiations on a five year Farm Bill, including differences between the House and Senate versions and whether a compromise can be reached. He responded ...
680May 20, 2013
Alan Bjerga on the Farm Bill
Alan Bjerga talked about the ten-year farm bill being worked on in Congress, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The legislation funding cuts to the Supplemental ...
1,511Feb 27, 2013
Sequestration Agriculture Department Budget Cuts
Alan Bjerga talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Agriculture Department, including furloughs for up to a third of its workers, shutdowns of meat plants across the country and the ...
525Aug 10, 2012
Newsmakers with Secretary Tom Vilsack
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack spoke about the state of the agriculture industry. Among the issues addressed were the impact of the drought on farm states and food prices, disaster aid for ...
223Jun 23, 2012
Senate Farm Bill
Alan Bjerga discussed the farm bill passed the previous week by the Senate. The bill has many features, from food stamps to annual farm subsidies. Mr. Bjerga also answered viewers' ...
883Jun 13, 2011
Innovation in Agriculture
Secretary Vilsack talked about global food safety. He also spoke about ways that the agriculture industry can provide biofuels to meet increased energy demands and lessen the effects of global ...
803Jan 13, 2011
Tim Pawlenty on U.S. Politics
Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty Pawlenty talked about political issues. Topics included the policies of President Obama, jobs creation, health care, education, and the federal ...
178Jan 12, 2011
Haiti Earthquake One Year Later
Gail McGovern talked about the progress and challenges in Haiti one year after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that killed an estimated 230,000 people, injured 300,000, and left 2 million ...
398Dec 13, 2010
House Democratic Agenda
Outgoing House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) talked about the 2010 midterm election results and Democratic Party priorities in the upcoming 112th Congress. He also answered questions from ...
11,688Nov 29, 2010
Energy and Climate Policy
Energy Secretary Steven Chu talked about government investment in energy research and development. In his remarks he said that the U.S. will be overtaken by China in the energy sector without ...
356Nov 10, 2010
Child Hunger in the U.S.
Jeff Bridges talked about a new effort to end childhood hunger in America by 2015. Mr. Bridges is the national spokesperson for Share Our Strength’s “No Kid Hungry Campaign.” ...
245Oct 15, 2010
Fourth Estate Award Dinner
Bob Schieffer was presented the National Press Club’s annual Fourth Estate Award for a lifetime of contributions and distinguished service to American journalism. Participants praised his ...
1,082Oct 15, 2010
Condoleezza Rice Remarks
Former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice talked about her new book Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me, about her childhood in Birmingham, ...
361Oct 8, 2010
Global Financial Markets and Economic Growth
Brian Moynihan talked about the new financial regulations laws and the state of the global economy. Following his prepared remarks, he responded to written questions from audience members.
7,824Oct 6, 2010
U.S. Public Health and Safety
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg talked about the FDA’s efforts to more efficiently regulate prescription drugs and other medical technologies in the face of ...
776Sep 13, 2010
Anti-hunger and poverty advocate the Reverend David Beckmann talked about eliminating world hunger. An economist and ordained Lutheran minister, he was named a World Food Prize laureate in June ...
1,871Sep 10, 2010
Examining the Tea Party Panel
A panel discussion was held on the “Tea Party.” The participants presented their thoughts the party’s supporters, what they stand for, and their potential impact on the upcoming ...
390Sep 1, 2010
Obama Administration Economic Policies
Christina Romer talked about the first twenty months of the Obama administration. In her remarks she called for more federal stimulus funds.
Following her remarks she responded to ...
1,116Aug 19, 2010
Hurricane Katrina Fifth Anniversary
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu talked about the state of his city nearly five years after Hurricane Katrina and just four months after the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon BP oil rig. He ...
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