121,121Aug 24, 2009
Nick Jonas on Diabetes
Entertainer Nick Jonas talked about his personal experiences living with and managing his juvenile diabetes and his efforts to inspire other youth dealing with diabetes to manage their ...
22,432Apr 12, 2010
Dennis Quaid Remarks on Medical Errors
Dennis Quaid, whose newborn twins in 2007 received a near fatal hospital overdose of Heparin, talked about the prevention of potentially deadly medical errors. Mr. Quaid recently helped to ...
20,545Mar 2, 2009
Public Broadcasting and Commercial Media
Vivian Schiller, president and CEO of National Public Radio, talked about lessons public broadcasting could learn from commercial media and vice versa. Among the topics she addressed were ...
19,244Mar 14, 2012
Mental Health Insurance Coverage
Former Representatives Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) and Jim Ramstad (R-MN) talked about the implementation of the 2008 bill they co-sponsored, the Mental Health Parity Act. The legislation requires ...
17,423Sep 29, 2011
Future of Human Space Flight
Elon Musk talked about the future of human space flight in advance of his company’s planned November 30, 2011, flight to the International Space Station. In his speech he announced his ...
13,386Mar 5, 2010
Mitt Romney Remarks on Jobs and the Economy
Former Governor Mitt Romney addressed the National Press Club about jobs and the economy. In his remarks he talked about the tradition of entrepreneurship in the U.S. He also spoke about Obama ...
11,710Oct 5, 2011
Ron Paul Remarks on 2012 Elections and Washington Politics
Presidential candidate and Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) talked about political, economic, and military philosophies. Topics included the role of the federal government, monetary policy, and ...
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 ...
10,609Jun 18, 2007
Islam and Western Culture
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a former member of the Dutch parliament, spoke about her collaboration with filmmaker Theo van Gogh on the movie Submission which criticized the treatment of women in Islamic ...
10,173Jul 15, 2011
Future of Journalism
Tim Armstrong and Arianna Huffington talked about the merger of their companies in February 2011, and the impact of the Internet on journalism. Ms. Huffington also spoke about the phone ...
9,467Sep 12, 2012
2012 Elections and Social Issues
Tony Perkins talked about social freedom issues and the 2012 election. He said “value” voters would play a significant role in the elections and that Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would ...
8,308Mar 15, 2013
NSA Whistleblower on Intelligence
Thomas Drake, a former senior executive at the National Security Agency (NSA) who was charged under the espionage act after he highlighted waste, fraud and illegal activity at the intelligence ...
8,082Aug 16, 2012
American Nuns and the Catholic Church
Sister Mary Hughes talked about relations between the Catholic Church and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR). The Vatican in a recent report had criticized the LCWR for focusing too ...
8,074Aug 5, 2013
Texas State Senator Wendy Davis Remarks
Texas State Senator Wendy Davis (D) talked about the political climate in Texas and Washington, D.C. She also talked about her future political aspirations, saying she was considering a run for ...
7,971Oct 31, 2011
Herman Cain on Presidential Campaign Issues
Republican 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain talked about his 9-9-9 tax plan, U.S. foreign policy, and the foreclosures crisis. Among his remarks he addressed the sexual harassment ...
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 ...
6,074Jun 9, 2010
Mountain Top Removal Coal Mining
Ashley Judd talked about the practice of mountain top removal coal mining, a form of strip mining. Following prepared remarks, she responded to written questions from members of the ...
5,160Nov 21, 2011
Future of the U.S. Postal Service
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe spoke about Postal Service operations and financial difficulties in the service. He spoke about reasons for cutting thousands of jobs, closing thousands of ...
4,665Oct 25, 2010
Islam and Women's Rights
Ayaan Hirsi Ali talked about her new book Nomad: From Islam to America"A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations. The book details her journey to the U.S., and her reconciliation ...
4,375Jan 30, 2012
Homeland Security Initiatives
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano talked about her department’s priorities for the upcoming year. After her speech she answered written questions from the audience.
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