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Open Phones

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7:00:00 AM - 7:45:23 AM
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7:00:00 AM - 7:45:23 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines, including a line for recent graduates, were open for viewer comments on the question: “Commencement Speeches: Too Political?”

Video clips were shown of recent commencement speeches by President Obama at Rutgers University in New Jersey, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan at Carthage College in Wisconsin, Justice Clarence Thomas at Hillsdale College in Michigan, first lady Michelle Obama at Jackson State University in Mississippi, and filmmaker Spike Lee speaking at John Hopkins University in Maryland.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 303 Views

Campaign 2016

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7:49:05 AM - 8:40:47 AM
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7:49:05 AM - 8:40:47 AM

Campaign 2016

Call-In

James Antle discussed the state of the campaigns for the 2016 presidential nominations. He said that even though presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had by unofficial counts surpassed the number of delegates needed to secure the Republican nomination there was still a viable movement to find an alternative candidate. A clip was shown of Donald Trump speaking the previous day. He also spoke about House Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) role in the election. Topics included the continuing Democratic primary contest and the inspector general’s report on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails and the impact the Libertarian Party could have on the 2016 general election as it held its nominating convention that weekend in Orlando, Florida. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including a telephone line reserved for Libertarian voters.

The program concluded with a video clip of a visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on May 26, 2016.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 208 Views

U.S. Involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan

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8:40:53 AM - 9:22:53 AM
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8:40:53 AM - 9:22:53 AM

U.S. Involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan

Call-In

Daniel Serwer discussed the conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. Topics included the replacement for a recently killed Taliban leader in Afghanistan, the Iraqi military’s efforts to retake Fallujah from the ISIL*, and the future of U.S. involvement in the region. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including a telephone line reserved for active and retired military.

The program concluded with a video clip of Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson being interviewed May 26, 2016, for “Newsmakers.”

*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 145 Views

Chemical Safety Legislation

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9:23:53 AM - 10:00:41 AM
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9:23:53 AM - 10:00:41 AM

Chemical Safety Legislation

Call-In

Timothy Cama talked about a bill passed by the House to overhaul the nation’s chemical safety standards for the first time since 1976. He revieed the environmental, health, safety, and business implications of the legislation and the revised roles of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the states. Video were shown of Representatives Frank Pallone (D-NY) and Paul Tonko (D-NY) speaking on the House floor May 24, 2016.

0 hours, 36 minutes | 77 Views

2016 Internet and Television Expo General Session, Day 1

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10:01:11 AM - 11:15:29 AM
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10:01:11 AM - 11:15:29 AM

2016 Internet and Television Expo General Session, Day 1

Public Affairs Event

Former Federal Communications Commission Chair Michael Powell gave the opening keynote address at at the Internet and Television Expo (INTX). Then panelists including news anchors and cable television executives discussed issues ranging from the FCC’s proposed set-top box rule to the changing landscape of television as well as the year’s presidential race and upcoming coverage plans for the Summer 2016 Olympic Games. Promotional video for the Olympics was shown and the Comcast’s video platform was demonstrated.

This was the opening general session of INTX: The Internet and Television Expo, sponsored by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) May 16-18, 2016, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 35 Views

2016 Internet and Television Expo General Session, Day 2

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11:15:29 AM - 12:26:11 PM
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11:15:29 AM - 12:26:11 PM

2016 Internet and Television Expo General Session, Day 2

Public Affairs Event

Executives from AT&T’s Entertainment Group, Mashable, FanDuel, and Periscope talked about enhancing consumer experiences and such topics as trends in live videostreaming and the future of service bundles. 

This was a general session of INTX: The Internet and Television Expo, sponsored by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) May 16-18, 2016, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

1 hours, 10 minutes | 16 Views

Venture Capital

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12:27:59 PM - 12:53:29 PM
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12:27:59 PM - 12:53:29 PM

Venture Capital

Public Affairs Event

Technology investors and venture capitalists talked about the economic climate in Silicon Valley and previewed technology investments and initial public offerings (IPOs).

This program was part of the annual TechCrunch Disrupt Conference.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 33 Views

Nicholas Sarwark on the Libertarian Party Convention

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12:53:50 PM - 1:00:19 PM
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12:53:50 PM - 1:00:19 PM

Nicholas Sarwark on the Libertarian Party Convention

Interview

Libertarian Party Chair Nicholas Sarwark spoke by telephone from Orlando, Florida, where 2016 Libertarian Party National Presidential Nominating Convention would be held that weekend. Topics included how the Libertarian candidate would be selected, the Libertarian philosophy and the type of people who support it, and the influence the party could have on the 2016 elections.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 123 Views

Sharing Economy and the U.S. Tax Code

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1:01:20 PM - 2:14:11 PM
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1:01:20 PM - 2:14:11 PM

Sharing Economy and the U.S. Tax Code

House Committee

The House Small Business Committee held a hearing to examine the tax challenges faced by “sharing economy” businesses such as Uber, Lyft, Etsy, and Airbnb, including whether people working for such companies are employees or contractors.

1 hours, 12 minutes | 200 Views

Donald Trump's Rhetoric on Muslims

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2:18:22 PM - 3:13:24 PM
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2:18:22 PM - 3:13:24 PM

Donald Trump's Rhetoric on Muslims

National Press Club

As the only two Muslim members of Congress, Representatives Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Andre Carson (D-IN) spoke about anti-Muslim rhetoric around the world. They also talked about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric on Muslims and immigration.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 167 Views

President Obama Remarks at Hiroshima Peace Memorial

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3:14:41 PM - 3:53:06 PM
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3:14:41 PM - 3:53:06 PM

President Obama Remarks at Hiroshima Peace Memorial

White House Event

President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivered remarks following a wreath-laying ceremony at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial. President Obama said the U.S. and Japan had made choices since the Hiroshima bombing that should give the world hope. He also spoke about the alliance between the U.S. and Japan and about stopping the spread of nuclear weapons around the world. He concluded by saying the world needed to change its mindset about war and work toward peaceful cooperation. President Obama was the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, site of the first U.S. nuclear attack in 1945.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 1,035 Views

Iran Nuclear Agreement Implementation

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3:53:24 PM - 5:42:50 PM
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3:53:24 PM - 5:42:50 PM

Iran Nuclear Agreement Implementation

House Committee

Lead Coordinator for Iran Nuclear Implementation Stephen Mull and other officials from the State and Treasury departments testified at a hearing on the implementation of the Iran nuclear agreement and Iran’s recent actions and efforts to bring the country into the global economy. Mr. Mull said the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) had been fully implemented according to its terms, and that the U.S. was safer because of it. Some members of the committee criticized the Obama administration for not taking tougher action on Iran’s human rights violations and ballistic missile testing. Others argued that those actions were not in violation of the JCPOA.

1 hours, 49 minutes | 480 Views

House Debate on Funding Zika Virus Response

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5:43:37 PM - 6:19:55 PM
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5:43:37 PM - 6:19:55 PM

House Debate on Funding Zika Virus Response

House Highlight

Members of the House of Representatives debated legislation for funding the response to the Zika virus.

0 hours, 36 minutes | 11 Views

Weekly Presidential Address

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6:21:00 PM - 6:24:18 PM
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6:21:00 PM - 6:24:18 PM

Weekly Presidential Address

White House Event

In his weekly address, President Obama reflected on the meaning of Memorial Day and recognized the sacrifices made by the American warriors who never made it back home. Though he stressed that citizens should thank active-duty troops and veterans every day of the year, he emphasized that Memorial Day was reserved for remembering the unselfish men and women who gave their lives in defense of the nation.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 6 Views

Weekly Republican Address

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6:24:18 PM - 6:28:36 PM
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6:24:18 PM - 6:28:36 PM

Weekly Republican Address

Public Affairs Event

Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa delivered the weekly Republican address. She gave a Memorial Day tribute to the military and talked about legislation to honor the Women Airforce Service Pilots WASP).

0 hours, 4 minutes | 16 Views

Communicators with FCC Commissioners

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6:31:00 PM - 7:31:24 PM
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6:31:00 PM - 7:31:24 PM

Communicators with FCC Commissioners

Interview

Commissioners Mignon Clyburn, Michael O’Rielly, Ajit Pai, and Jessica Rosenworcel talked about issues facing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Topics included competition in the cable industry and consolidation of media companies, broadband deployment and access, set-top boxes, and the roles of spectrum, privacy, and cybersecurity in the “Internet of Things.”

“The Communicators: The FCC Commissioners on Competition, Convergence and Consumers” was a session of INTX: The Internet and Television Expo, sponsored by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) May 16-18, 2016, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 51 Views

Campaign 2016

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7:34:59 PM - 8:02:45 PM
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7:34:59 PM - 8:02:45 PM

Campaign 2016

Call-In

James Antle discussed the state of the campaigns for the 2016 presidential nominations. He said that even though presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had by unofficial counts surpassed the number of delegates needed to secure the Republican nomination there was still a viable movement to find an alternative candidate. A clip was shown of Donald Trump speaking the previous day. He also spoke about House Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) role in the election. Topics included the continuing Democratic primary contest and the inspector general’s report on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails and the impact the Libertarian Party could have on the 2016 general election as it held its nominating convention that weekend in Orlando, Florida. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including a telephone line reserved for Libertarian voters.

The program concluded with a video clip of a visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on May 26, 2016.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 208 Views

Libertarian Party Presidential Debate

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8:02:48 PM - 10:00:00 PM
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8:02:48 PM - 10:00:00 PM

Libertarian Party Presidential Debate

Public Affairs Event

Libertarian Party presidential candidates debated a number of issues at the party’s presidential nominating convention.


The 2016 Libertarian Party National Presidential Nominating Convention was held at the Rosen Centre Hotel and Resort in Orlando, Florida.

1 hours, 57 minutes | 2 Views

Women's History Month Reception

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10:00:30 PM - 11:00:16 PM
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10:00:30 PM - 11:00:16 PM

Women's History Month Reception

Public Affairs Event

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) hosted her annual Women’s History Month reception, which included remarks by first lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, and House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) joined her to honor women veterans. Retired Brigadier General Wilma Vaught was honored at the event, and spoke about her time in service and how she became the first woman to deploy with an Air Force bomber unit, and the rank of brigadier general from the comptroller field. General Vaught said although many barriers have been broken, many women still do not self identify as veterans once leaving the military. The first lady encouraged women veterans to speak about their service proudly and challenged the nation to do more to recognize them.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 616 Views

Libertarian Party Presidential Debate

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11:00:16 PM - 1:00:16 AM
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11:00:16 PM - 1:00:16 AM

Libertarian Party Presidential Debate

Public Affairs Event

Libertarian Party presidential candidates debated a number of issues at the party’s presidential nominating convention.


The 2016 Libertarian Party National Presidential Nominating Convention was held at the Rosen Centre Hotel and Resort in Orlando, Florida.

2 hours, 0 minutes | 2 Views

Women's History Month Reception

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1:00:16 AM - 2:00:02 AM
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1:00:16 AM - 2:00:02 AM

Women's History Month Reception

Public Affairs Event

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) hosted her annual Women’s History Month reception, which included remarks by first lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, and House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) joined her to honor women veterans. Retired Brigadier General Wilma Vaught was honored at the event, and spoke about her time in service and how she became the first woman to deploy with an Air Force bomber unit, and the rank of brigadier general from the comptroller field. General Vaught said although many barriers have been broken, many women still do not self identify as veterans once leaving the military. The first lady encouraged women veterans to speak about their service proudly and challenged the nation to do more to recognize them.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 616 Views

Women in the Military, Panel 1

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2:00:02 AM - 3:19:13 AM
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2:00:02 AM - 3:19:13 AM

Women in the Military, Panel 1

Public Affairs Event

National Defense University hosted a forum on integrating women into U.S. military combat roles. Speakers in the first panel focused on the challenges and opportunities gender integration poses to the military.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 201 Views

Women in the Military, Panel 2

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3:19:13 AM - 4:58:40 AM
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3:19:13 AM - 4:58:40 AM

Women in the Military, Panel 2

Public Affairs Event

National Defense University hosted a forum on integrating women into U.S. military combat roles. Speakers in the second panel talked about how gender integration shapes the battlefield. Following their discussion, Michael Bell made closing remarks.

1 hours, 39 minutes | 17 Views

Libertarian Party Presidential Debate

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5:00:00 AM - 7:00:00 AM
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5:00:00 AM - 7:00:00 AM

Libertarian Party Presidential Debate

Public Affairs Event

Libertarian Party presidential candidates debated a number of issues at the party’s presidential nominating convention.


The 2016 Libertarian Party National Presidential Nominating Convention was held at the Rosen Centre Hotel and Resort in Orlando, Florida.

2 hours, 0 minutes | 2 Views

Threat of ISIS in the U.S.

In Progress

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6:06:00 AM - 7:57:55 AM
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Threat of ISIS in the U.S.

Senate Committee

Deputy Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Justin Siberell, with the State Department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism, testified at a hearing on the threat posed by ISIL* to the United States. They discussed the strengthening of the visa waiver program and increased information sharing between international partners. Deputy Secretary Mayorkas said it was critical to stop radicalization in the U.S. by preventing young people from falling prey to ISIL’s online propaganda. The State Department and USAID recently launched a joint strategy to combat radicalization and stop recruitment into terrorist groups. Topics included issues with the Transportation Security Administration’s security program.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.

1 hours, 51 minutes | 331 Views

Book Discussion on Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

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8:00:00 AM - 8:59:17 AM
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8:00:00 AM - 8:59:17 AM

Book Discussion on Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

Public Affairs Event

Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf talked about their book Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, in which they examine the intellectual maturation of Thomas Jefferson, from his early influences to his political ideologies that left an imprint on the beginnings of the nation.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 568 Views

Book Discussion on Bettyville and Bobby Wonderful

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9:00:00 AM - 10:00:34 AM
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9:00:00 AM - 10:00:34 AM

Book Discussion on Bettyville and Bobby Wonderful

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George Hodgman, author of Bettyville: A Memoir, and Bob Morris, author of Bobby Wonderful: An Imperfect Son Buries His Parents, talked about their respective memoirs.

“Burying the Past: Why Two Gay Men Returned Home” took place at the fourth annual San Antonio Book Festival, held on April 2, 2016, and was filmed in the auditorium of the San Antonio Central Library.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 226 Views

Book Discussion on The Fever of 1721

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10:02:33 AM - 10:58:27 AM
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10:02:33 AM - 10:58:27 AM

Book Discussion on The Fever of 1721

Public Affairs Event

Stephen Coss talked about his book The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic That Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics, in which he recalls a smallpox outbreak in Boston in April 1721 that resulted in 844 deaths, a tenth of Boston’s population at the time. In his book, Mr. Coss reports on the early use of inoculations to temper the fever. This effort was supported by Puritan leader Cotton Mathers, but was met with great resistance in spite of its success rate.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 428 Views

Open Phones with Dennis Prager

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11:00:00 AM - 11:56:06 AM
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Open Phones with Dennis Prager

Call-In

Dennis Prager talked about his book, The Ten Commandments: Still the Best Moral Code, and responded to viewer comments and questions.

He was interviewed at the 2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which took place at the Hancock Foundation building on the campus of the University of Southern California.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 1,052 Views

Book Discussion on Bourgeois Equality

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12:00:00 PM - 1:33:59 PM
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12:00:00 PM - 1:33:59 PM

Book Discussion on Bourgeois Equality

Public Affairs Event

Deirdre McCloskey talked about her book Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions Enriched the World, in which she looks at the growth of wealth during the Bourgeois Era.

1 hours, 33 minutes | 667 Views

Open Phones with Reza Aslan

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1:35:33 PM - 2:02:39 PM
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Open Phones with Reza Aslan

Call-In

Reza Aslan talked about religion and politics and his book, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. He also responded to viewer comments and questions. 

He was interviewed at the 2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which took place at the Hancock Foundation building on the campus of the University of Southern California.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 724 Views

Book Discussion on The Fight to Vote

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2:03:09 PM - 3:05:10 PM
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2:03:09 PM - 3:05:10 PM

Book Discussion on The Fight to Vote

Public Affairs Event

Michael Waldman talked about his book The Fight to Vote, in which he provides a history of voting rights in the United States, from the initial debates between the Founding Fathers to discussions on voter registration, fraud, and the role money plays in elections. Mr. Waldman was joined by Myrna Perez.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 233 Views

Book Discussion on We Are Afghan Women

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3:05:22 PM - 3:59:52 PM
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3:05:22 PM - 3:59:52 PM

Book Discussion on We Are Afghan Women

Public Affairs Event

Laura Bush talked about the book, We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope, about the lives of Afghan women since the U.S. invasion. Mrs. Bush wrote the introduction to the book, which was released by the George W. Bush Institute. Mrs. Bush was joined by Mina Sherzoy, one of the women profiled in the book.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 320 Views

Panel Discussion on Women and the Politics of Marriage

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4:00:00 PM - 4:58:34 PM
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Panel Discussion on Women and the Politics of Marriage

Public Affairs Event

Rebecca Traister, author of All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation, and Kate Bolick, author of Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own, talked about their books on women and the politics of marriage.

“All the Single Ladies” took place at the fourth annual San Antonio Book Festival, held on April 2, 2016, and was filmed in the auditorium of the San Antonio Central Library.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 375 Views

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Book Discussion on The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Public Affairs Event

John Perkins talked about his book The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, in which he shares stories about the work that economic operators do to cheat countries around the world out of trillions of dollars. He said this is done primarily by convincing targeted countries to take out loans to finance large construction and engineering projects that benefit U.S. corporations. When the countries are unable to pay back the loans, they become victim to creditors that demand the countries sell of their natural resources. This is an expanded version of Mr. Perkins' 2005 book, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 562 Views

Panel Discussion on Hip-Hop and Literature

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6:05:10 PM - 7:37:42 PM
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6:05:10 PM - 7:37:42 PM

Panel Discussion on Hip-Hop and Literature

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about hip-hop and literature. Panelists included MK Asante, author of Buck: A Memoir; Michael Eric Dyson, author of Know What I Mean?: Reflections on Hip Hop; James B. Paterson, author of The Hip-Hop Underground and African American Culture: Beneath the Surface; Marcyliena Morgan, author of The Real Hiphop: Battling for Knowledge, Power, and Respect in the LA Underground; and Joan Morgan, author of When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost: A Hip=Hop Feminist Breaks It Down.

“Decoded: Hip-Hop and Youth Culture” was part of the 13th National Black Writers Conference, which took place from March 31-April 3, 2016, in New York City, and was sponsored by the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College.

This program contains language some viewers may find offensive.

1 hours, 32 minutes | 158 Views

Panel Discussion on Race in America

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7:37:57 PM - 7:42:14 PM
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Panel Discussion on Race in America

Public Affairs Event

Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, and D. Watkins, author of The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While Black in America, talked about their books on race in America. The panel was moderated by attorney Ivan Bates.

“Black in America” was a panel of the 2016 Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association and held on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland. This panel took place in Katharine Hall.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 258 Views

Book Discussion on Drones and Targeted Killing

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7:45:00 PM - 9:01:29 PM
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7:45:00 PM - 9:01:29 PM

Book Discussion on Drones and Targeted Killing

Public Affairs Event

Professor Marjorie Cohn talked about her book Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral, and Geopolitical Issues, in which she examines drone warfare. She spoke at the 22nd annual Virginia Festival of the Book, held on March 16-20, 2016, in Charlottesville, Virginia.

1 hours, 16 minutes | 435 Views

Book Discussion on In the Arena

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9:00:00 PM - 9:55:36 PM
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9:00:00 PM - 9:55:36 PM

Book Discussion on In the Arena

Public Affairs Event

Pete Hegseth talked about his book, In the Arena: Good Citizens, a Great Republic, and How One Speech Can Reinvigorate America, in which he discusses Theodore Roosevelt’s “Citizenship in a Republic” address and offers his own updated version of the address.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 199 Views

After Words with Tamara Draut

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10:00:00 PM - 10:57:29 PM
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After Words with Tamara Draut

Interview

Tamara Draut talked about her book Sleeping Giant: How the New Working Class Will Transform America, in which she examines America’s working class and income inequality. She was interviewed by Amy Goodman.

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Interview with Chris Jackson

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11:00:00 PM - 11:37:39 PM
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11:00:00 PM - 11:37:39 PM

Interview with Chris Jackson

Interview

Chris Jackson, publisher and editor-in-chief of One World, talked about his professional duties as well as his work with the likes of Jay-Z, Bryan Stevenson, and Ta-Nehisi Coates. He was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show, in Chicago.

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Book Discussion on The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe

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11:45:00 PM - 12:50:50 AM
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Book Discussion on The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe

Public Affairs Event

Elaine Showalter talked about her book, The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography, about the life of suffragist and abolitionist Julia Ward Howe, whose accomplishments included writing The Battle Hymn of the Republic.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 243 Views

Book Discussion on Bourgeois Equality

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1:00:00 AM - 2:33:59 AM
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1:00:00 AM - 2:33:59 AM

Book Discussion on Bourgeois Equality

Public Affairs Event

Deirdre McCloskey talked about her book Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions Enriched the World, in which she looks at the growth of wealth during the Bourgeois Era.

1 hours, 33 minutes | 667 Views

Open Phones with Reza Aslan

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2:30:00 AM - 2:57:06 AM
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2:30:00 AM - 2:57:06 AM

Open Phones with Reza Aslan

Call-In

Reza Aslan talked about religion and politics and his book, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. He also responded to viewer comments and questions. 

He was interviewed at the 2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which took place at the Hancock Foundation building on the campus of the University of Southern California.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 724 Views

Book Discussion on Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

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3:00:00 AM - 3:59:17 AM
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3:00:00 AM - 3:59:17 AM

Book Discussion on Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

Public Affairs Event

Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf talked about their book Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, in which they examine the intellectual maturation of Thomas Jefferson, from his early influences to his political ideologies that left an imprint on the beginnings of the nation.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 568 Views

Book Discussion on The Closing of the Liberal Mind

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4:00:00 AM - 4:52:01 AM
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4:00:00 AM - 4:52:01 AM

Book Discussion on The Closing of the Liberal Mind

Public Affairs Event

Kim Holmes talked about his book The Closing of the Liberal Mind: How Groupthink and Intolerance Define the Left, in which he examines the state of liberalism in America.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 362 Views

Book Discussion on Bettyville and Bobby Wonderful

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5:00:00 AM - 6:00:34 AM
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5:00:00 AM - 6:00:34 AM

Book Discussion on Bettyville and Bobby Wonderful

Public Affairs Event

George Hodgman, author of Bettyville: A Memoir, and Bob Morris, author of Bobby Wonderful: An Imperfect Son Buries His Parents, talked about their respective memoirs.

“Burying the Past: Why Two Gay Men Returned Home” took place at the fourth annual San Antonio Book Festival, held on April 2, 2016, and was filmed in the auditorium of the San Antonio Central Library.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 226 Views

Book Discussion on The Fever of 1721

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6:00:00 AM - 6:56:04 AM
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6:00:00 AM - 6:56:04 AM

Book Discussion on The Fever of 1721

Public Affairs Event

Stephen Coss talked about his book The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic That Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics, in which he recalls a smallpox outbreak in Boston in April 1721 that resulted in 844 deaths, a tenth of Boston’s population at the time. In his book, Mr. Coss reports on the early use of inoculations to temper the fever. This effort was supported by Puritan leader Cotton Mathers, but was met with great resistance in spite of its success rate.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 428 Views

Women in the Military, Panel 1

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Women in the Military, Panel 1

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National Defense University hosted a forum on integrating women into U.S. military combat roles. Speakers in the first panel focused on the challenges and opportunities gender integration poses to the military.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 201 Views

Church Committee Hearing on FBI Informants

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Church Committee Hearing on FBI Informants

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FBI informants Gary Thomas Rowe and Mary Jo Cook testified before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the Church Committee, on December 2, 1975, about their infiltration of the Ku Klux Klan and anti-Vietnam War groups. Mr. Rowe, wearing a hood to conceal his identity, described how he infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan and with the knowledge of the FBI participated in violence against civil rights activists. Ms. Cook described how she informed against anti-Vietnam War activists. The informants were followed by Deputy Associate FBI Director James Adams who defended the practice. The hearing was preceded by interviews with former committee staffers Frederick Schwarz and Elliot Maxwell, and followed by an interview with Associate U.S. Senate Historian Katherine Scott. Video provided by NBC Universal Archives.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 244 Views

Geraldine Ferraro Acceptance Speech

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Geraldine Ferraro Acceptance Speech

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Representative Geraldine Ferraro (D-NY) accepted the vice presidential nomination at the 1984 Democratic National Convention in San Francisco, California. Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale selected her as his running mate, and she became the fist woman nominated by a major party for either the presidency or vice presidency.

0 hours, 33 minutes | 2,730 Views

John Birch Society

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John Birch Society

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Professor Darren Mulloy talked about the rise and decline of the John Birch Society, a conservative advocacy group organized in the late 1950s.

He was interviewed at the 2016 meeting of the Organization of American Historians in Providence, Rhode Island.

0 hours, 9 minutes | 142 Views

African Americans in Congress in the 19th Century

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African Americans in Congress in the 19th Century

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House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and House curator Farar Elliott talked the history of African Americans who served in Congress during the late 19th century.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 88 Views

British Invasion of the Chesapeake

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British Invasion of the Chesapeake

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Chipp Reid, editor of Lion in the Bay: The British Invasion of the Chesapeake, 1813-14, talked about the important War of 1812 battles fought around the Chesapeake Bay.

1 hours, 10 minutes | 62 Views

Mississippi Governor Theodore Bilbo

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Mississippi Governor Theodore Bilbo

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Jennifer Brannock talked about Theodore Bilbo, a former Mississippi governor, U.S. Senator, and member of the Ku Klux Klan. She showed items from the University of Southern Mississippi’s collection that illustrate the southern Democrat’s views supporting white supremacy and segregation, as well as his correspondence with some of his critics.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from March 24-30 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 70 Views

The President: November 1967

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The President: November 1967

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This film reports on President Lyndon Johnson’s activities in November 1967. Scenes included the arrival of King Mahendra of Nepal, the signing of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, and a Medal of Honor presentation, among others. The film is part of a collection created by the White House Naval Photographic Unit that reported on the activities of the president and first lady from 1963-1969.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 52 Views

President Johnson Vietnam War Press Conference

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President Johnson Vietnam War Press Conference

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President Johnson briefed reporters and responded to questions on the Vietnam War. He responded to questions on force levels and increased tensions in Vietnam, and reflected on his four years in office. Courtesy of the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 82 Views

Medal of Honor Ceremony for Vietnam Veterans

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Medal of Honor Ceremony for Vietnam Veterans

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President Johnson awarded the Medal of Honor to five veterans of the Vietnam War: Chaplin Angelo J. Liteky, Captain James Allen Taylor, Sergeant Sammy Lee Davis, Specialist Dwight Hal Johnson, and Specialist Gary George Wetzel.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 41 Views

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Church Committee Hearings on FBI Intelligence Activities

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Witnesses testified before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the Church Committee, on FBI intelligence activities. From November 18, 1975, committee staffers Frederick Schwarz and Curtis Smothers detailed FBI abuses including spying, bugging, and attempted intimidation of Martin Luther King, Jr. From November 19, 1975, James Adams, deputy associate director of the FBI’s Intelligence Division, admitted to some excesses but defended a number of these FBI practices. 

Context was provided by interviews with former committee staffers Frederick Schwarz and Elliot Maxwell, as well as an interview with Associate U.S. Senate Historian Katherine Scott.

1 hours, 35 minutes | 180 Views

U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award

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U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award

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David McCullough received the U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award and delivered remarks. Congressional leaders paid tribute to Mr. McCullough’s achievements, including two Pulitzer Prizes and two National Book Awards. This event took place in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 12 Views

Book Discussion on Defiant

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Book Discussion on Defiant

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Alvin Townley talked about his book Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam’s Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned. In his book he recounts the imprisonment of American soldiers in Hanoi during the Vietnam War, namely eleven men who were singled out by the North Vietnamese as leaders of a resistance movement. The author reports that these men, dubbed the “Alcatraz Eleven,” were placed in solitary cells, where they faced repeated physical and mental torture. Ten of the soldiers returned home, including future Senator Jerry Denton and Congressman Sam Johnson. Alvin Townley spoke at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 331 Views

British Invasion of the Chesapeake

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British Invasion of the Chesapeake

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Chipp Reid, editor of Lion in the Bay: The British Invasion of the Chesapeake, 1813-14, talked about the important War of 1812 battles fought around the Chesapeake Bay.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 62 Views

General Sherman's March to the Sea

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General Sherman's March to the Sea

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Todd Groce talked about Union General William Tecumseh Sherman’s background, his “March to the Sea” campaign, and how General Sherman is remembered. He described Sherman’s method as “hard war” rather than total war, and argued that the targets for destruction were carefully selected to diminish Southern resolve to continue the conflict.

“The March to the Sea: Rethinking General Sherman” was part of the four-day conference titled “Atlanta, the Shenandoah, and the Turn to Total War,” held at the Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel and Conference Center.

0 hours, 50 minutes | 16 Views

Vietnam War and the Press

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Vietnam War and the Press

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Dan Rather and Peter Arnett talked about their work as war correspondents during the Vietnam War and how their experiences compared with the U.S. government’s official version of the war.   Dan Rather’s Vietnam reports aired on CBS from 1965 to 1966, and Peter Arnett worked in Vietnam for the Associated Press from 1962 to 1975. Andrew Sherry, a former foreign correspondent, moderated the conversation. This program began with a two-minute video clip of Dan Rather reporting from Vietnam. "The War and the Fourth Estate" was a panel at a three-day “Vietnam War Summit” held at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 121 Views

Fertilizer and Environmental History

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Fertilizer and Environmental History

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Professor Paul Sutter talked about how the rise of commercialized fertilizer changed global trade and farming practices. He described how, during the 1800s, farmers looked for various sources of nitrates to enrich their soil and moved away from traditional methods such as field rotation.

0 hours, 51 minutes |

Vietnam War from the Front Lines

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Vietnam War from the Front Lines

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Vietnam War veterans, including two prisoners of war and an Army nurse, talked about the grim reality of being a soldier in war. The discussion was moderated by William Adams, chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

“View from the Front Lines” was a panel at a three-day “Vietnam War Summit” held at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.

1 hours, 7 minutes |

Lieutenant General Lew Allen Church Committee Testimony

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Lieutenant General Lew Allen Church Committee Testimony

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National Security Agency (NSA) director Lieutenant General Lew Allen testified for the first time in public before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the Church Committee. He answered questions about intercepts of international communications of American citizens on “watch lists,” and others suspected of drug trafficking. This was the first time many Americans learned of the existence of the NSA, and several Senators objected to holding this hearing in public.

Context was provided by interviews with former committee staffers Frederick Schwarz and Elliot Maxwell.

0 hours, 51 minutes |

Chief Justices and Presidents

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Chief Justices and Presidents

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Professor Akhil Reed Amar talked about the complex relationship between chief justices of the United States and American presidents. He looked back to the first appointed chief justice, John Jay, and argued that, historically, the justices were geographically balanced and that the shift in representation based on demographics and political affiliation is a recent one.

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Fertilizer and Environmental History

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Fertilizer and Environmental History

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Professor Paul Sutter talked about how the rise of commercialized fertilizer changed global trade and farming practices. He described how, during the 1800s, farmers looked for various sources of nitrates to enrich their soil and moved away from traditional methods such as field rotation.

0 hours, 51 minutes |

Vietnam War from the Front Lines

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Vietnam War from the Front Lines

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Vietnam War veterans, including two prisoners of war and an Army nurse, talked about the grim reality of being a soldier in war. The discussion was moderated by William Adams, chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

“View from the Front Lines” was a panel at a three-day “Vietnam War Summit” held at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.

1 hours, 7 minutes |

Book Discussion on Defiant

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Book Discussion on Defiant

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Alvin Townley talked about his book Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam’s Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned. In his book he recounts the imprisonment of American soldiers in Hanoi during the Vietnam War, namely eleven men who were singled out by the North Vietnamese as leaders of a resistance movement. The author reports that these men, dubbed the “Alcatraz Eleven,” were placed in solitary cells, where they faced repeated physical and mental torture. Ten of the soldiers returned home, including future Senator Jerry Denton and Congressman Sam Johnson. Alvin Townley spoke at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 331 Views

British Invasion of the Chesapeake

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British Invasion of the Chesapeake

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Chipp Reid, editor of Lion in the Bay: The British Invasion of the Chesapeake, 1813-14, talked about the important War of 1812 battles fought around the Chesapeake Bay.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 62 Views

General Sherman's March to the Sea

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General Sherman's March to the Sea

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Todd Groce talked about Union General William Tecumseh Sherman’s background, his “March to the Sea” campaign, and how General Sherman is remembered. He described Sherman’s method as “hard war” rather than total war, and argued that the targets for destruction were carefully selected to diminish Southern resolve to continue the conflict.

“The March to the Sea: Rethinking General Sherman” was part of the four-day conference titled “Atlanta, the Shenandoah, and the Turn to Total War,” held at the Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel and Conference Center.

0 hours, 50 minutes | 16 Views

Vietnam War and the Press

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Vietnam War and the Press

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Dan Rather and Peter Arnett talked about their work as war correspondents during the Vietnam War and how their experiences compared with the U.S. government’s official version of the war.   Dan Rather’s Vietnam reports aired on CBS from 1965 to 1966, and Peter Arnett worked in Vietnam for the Associated Press from 1962 to 1975. Andrew Sherry, a former foreign correspondent, moderated the conversation. This program began with a two-minute video clip of Dan Rather reporting from Vietnam. "The War and the Fourth Estate" was a panel at a three-day “Vietnam War Summit” held at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 121 Views

African Americans in Congress in the 19th Century

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African Americans in Congress in the 19th Century

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House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and House curator Farar Elliott talked the history of African Americans who served in Congress during the late 19th century.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 88 Views

Measuring Presidential Failure

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Measuring Presidential Failure

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Richard Norton Smith talked about traditional rankings of former commanders in chief and the challenges of measuring presidential failure. He looked at three former presidents often considered failures: James Buchanan, Ulysses S. Grant, and Warren G. Harding. He also discussed presidents usually regarded as successful.

1 hours, 16 minutes | 300 Views