170Jun 5, 2013
The Legacy of Medgar Evers
Panelists talked about the life and legacy of Medgar Evers. Medgar Evers was a Mississippi field officer for the NAACP when he was gunned down in his driveway by a sniper on June 12, 1963. The ...
416Oct 23, 2012
Presidential Election News Coverage
Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Candy Crowley talked about their experiences covering presidential campaigns and the 2012 campaign. Topics included the importance to voters of the conventions, ...
238Jun 10, 2012
President Reagan's Berlin Wall Speech
Next, on American History TV - former Reagan Administration Chief of Staff - Kenneth Duberstein reflects on President Reagan’s speech at the Berlin Wall twenty five years ago when the ...
1,509Apr 25, 2012
Free Speech and the First Amendment
Leo Pfeiffer was interviewed about his video on free speech and the First Amendment, Who Owns Free Speech. The film was the middle school first prize winner of C-SPAN’s StudentCam ...
7,399Apr 11, 2012
30th Anniversary of Justice O'Connor's Appointment
Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan participated in a forum with former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Justice ...
847Oct 6, 2011
Washington Ideas Forum, Day 2, Morning Session
Journalists, business leaders, and public leaders were interviewed at the Washington Ideas Forum. This portion includes the president of Starbucks, Katie Couric, and Supreme Court Justice ...
38,064Mar 23, 2010
Original Intent and a Living Constitution
Justices Stephen Breyer and Antonin Scalia participated in a discussion on the constitutional theories of original intent and the Constitution as a living document. They also discussed the use ...
197Jun 15, 2006
Chief Justice Rehnquist Memorial Service
A memorial service was held for Chief Justice William Rehnquist in the Upper Great Hall of the U.S. Supreme Court. He served as an associate justice from 1971 to 1986 and as chief justice from ...
73Sep 23, 2002
Continuity of Government after Attacks, Part 1
At a meeting of the Continuity of Government Commission formed by the American Enterprise Institute and Brookings institution, participants talked about the continuity of government following a ...
153Oct 3, 2000
Justice Profile: William Rehnquist
Guests discussed the tenure of Chief Justice Rehnquist on the U.S. Supreme Court, his outside interests and other biographical information. Video clips of interviews and speeches were also ...
24Jan 20, 2000
The Press and the Federal Judiciary
Panelists discussed the media coverage of the federal judiciary
and how it contributes to public perception. They also focused on the importance of more knowledgeable reporting to better ...