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Washington Journal Program 03/31/2015

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Washington Journal Program 03/31/2015

Call-In

Live daily at 7 a.m. ET, “Washington Journal” is a forum for leading journalists and public policy makers to discuss key events and legislation.

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Open Phones

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7:00:00 AM - 7:30:00 AM
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Open Phones

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Telephone lines were open for viewer comments and questions on a variety of current event topics.

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Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy participated in a panel discussion on policy, goals, and political challenges at a luncheon hosted by Politico.

Topics during Secretary Foxx’s interview included federal funding for transportation programs, the impact of new technologies such as drones and self-driving vehicles, and legislative priorities for the Transportation Department.

Administrator McCarthy talked about President Obama’s climate action plan, carbon emission regulations, climate change, and EPA priorities.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 180 Views

Iran Nuclear Negotiations

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7:30:00 AM - 8:30:00 AM
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Iran Nuclear Negotiations

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Hillary Mann Leverett and Mark Dubowitz discuss ongoing negotiations with Iran over the future of the country’s nuclear program.

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Airline Pilot Mental Health

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8:30:00 AM - 9:20:00 AM
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Airline Pilot Mental Health

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Mary Schiavo talked about the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 and how the incident brought attention to the issue of airline pilot mental health.

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Iran Nuclear Negotiations

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9:20:00 AM - 10:00:00 AM
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Iran Nuclear Negotiations

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Thomas Erdbrink joined by telephone to discuss nuclear negotiations with Iran.

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Open Phones, Part 2

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9:20:00 AM - 10:00:00 AM
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Open Phones, Part 2

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments and questions on a variety of current event topics. Thomas Erdbrink also joined by telephone to discuss nuclear negotiations with Iran.

0 hours, 40 minutes |

Commissioner John Koskinen on IRS Priorities

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1:00:00 PM - 3:00:00 PM
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Commissioner John Koskinen on IRS Priorities

National Press Club

Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen talked about the future of his agency. Following his speech he answered written questions from audience members.

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U.S. Policy in Central Asia

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3:30:00 PM - 5:30:00 PM
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U.S. Policy in Central Asia

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Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivered an address at the Brookings Institution on current priorities and future prospects for U.S. diplomacy in Central Asia.

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Chicago Mayoral Debate

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8:00:00 PM - 9:00:00 PM
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Chicago Mayoral Debate

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Chicago mayoral candidates Mayor Rahm Emanuel and City Commissioner Jesus Garcia met for their third and final debate before the April 7, 2015, runoff election. The event was held at the City Club of Chicago.

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Book Discussion on Frank

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6:56:49 AM - 7:46:37 AM
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Book Discussion on Frank

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Former Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) talked about his memoir Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage, in which he recounts his life and political career.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 236 Views

Millennial Generation

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7:49:19 AM - 8:59:26 AM
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Millennial Generation

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Panelists talked about the issues, culture, misunderstandings, and stereotypes associated with the millennial generation. The panel included a founder of a start-up news site for youth, the national director of the nation’s student policy organization, and Barbara Bush, daughter of President George W. Bush and founder of Global Health Corps, a non-profit health equity organization. Among the issues they discussed were stereotyping of millennials, civic engagement, technology, public service, political participation, and protest movements.

1 hours, 10 minutes | 157 Views

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy participated in a panel discussion on policy, goals, and political challenges at a luncheon hosted by Politico.

Topics during Secretary Foxx’s interview included federal funding for transportation programs, the impact of new technologies such as drones and self-driving vehicles, and legislative priorities for the Transportation Department.

Administrator McCarthy talked about President Obama’s climate action plan, carbon emission regulations, climate change, and EPA priorities.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 180 Views

Undocumented Immigrant Students

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9:30:00 AM - 11:00:00 AM
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Undocumented Immigrant Students

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Higher education officials and student activists talkedabout the experience of undocumented immigrants who are also students in the United States.

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Walker v. Sons of Confederate Veterans Oral Argument

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11:00:44 AM - 12:00:21 PM
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Walker v. Sons of Confederate Veterans Oral Argument

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The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Walker v. Texas Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans. The case concerns the First Amendment and the state of Texas’s refusal to issue license plates displaying the Confederate flag. At issue was whether messages and images that appear on state-issued specialty license plates qualify as government speech immune from any requirement of viewpoint neutrality or if Texas discriminated against the Sons of Confederate Veterans when it rejected their design.

This program contains the audio recording released by the court. Still images of participants were shown on the screen as they spoke. Justice Thomas did not speak.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 395 Views

Strategy Against ISIS

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12:30:00 PM - 1:45:00 PM
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Strategy Against ISIS

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Authors, academics, and a former Defense Department official talked about various strategies the U.S. and its allies could take to combat *ISIS.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.

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Q&A with Dr. Frances Jensen

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7:00:00 PM - 7:58:50 PM
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Q&A with Dr. Frances Jensen

Q&A

Dr. Frances Jensen, neuroscientist and author of The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults, talked about the study of the human brain, the development of adolescents, and the reasons behind many of the behaviors parents and others see during the teenage years. She also spoke about raising two teenage sons as a single mother, and addressed the issue of alcohol and drug abuse in teens. In addition, she spoke about stress and its relation to mental illness, concussions, and the effects of the “digital invasion of the teenage brain.”

0 hours, 58 minutes | 825 Views

Book Discussion on The Monopolists

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8:00:30 PM - 8:33:07 PM
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Book Discussion on The Monopolists

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Mary Pilon talked about her book, The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game, about the origins of the board-game Monopoly. Ms. Pilon refutes the commonly held history, promoted by the game’s manufacturer Parker Brothers, that an unemployed salesman sold the idea to the toy company in 1935. Instead, the author recounts a version of the game that existed thirty years prior, The Landlord’s Game, created by Lizzie Magie, which was linked to progressive politics.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 648 Views

Book Discussion on The Train to Crystal City

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8:34:37 PM - 9:21:01 PM
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Book Discussion on The Train to Crystal City

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Jan Jarboe Russell talked about her book, The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, about a family internment camp based in Crystal City, Texas, during World War II. The camp received over 6,000 civilians from 1942-1948, many U.S. citizens, from German, Japanese, and Italian descent. Ms. Russell spoke at BookPeople Bookstore in Austin, Texas.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 791 Views

Book Discussion on Chasing the Scream

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9:22:01 PM - 10:37:32 PM
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Book Discussion on Chasing the Scream

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Johann Hari talked his book, Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs, about the 100-year war on drugs around the world and the changes being made today. He spent three years and traveled 30,000 miles to report on the story.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 671 Views

Book Discussion on A Chosen Exile

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10:39:02 PM - 11:39:28 PM
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Book Discussion on A Chosen Exile

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Allyson Hobbs talked about her book A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life, in which she examines the lives of African Americans who chose to pass as white between the 18th and mid-20th centuries. In her book, the author reports on the political and social ramifications of “passing,” which included greater rights and opportunities but also isolation and disregard from the greater African American community.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 682 Views

Book Discussion on The Monopolists

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Book Discussion on The Monopolists

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Mary Pilon talked about her book, The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game, about the origins of the board-game Monopoly. Ms. Pilon refutes the commonly held history, promoted by the game’s manufacturer Parker Brothers, that an unemployed salesman sold the idea to the toy company in 1935. Instead, the author recounts a version of the game that existed thirty years prior, The Landlord’s Game, created by Lizzie Magie, which was linked to progressive politics.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 648 Views

Book Discussion on The Train to Crystal City

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12:14:35 AM - 1:00:59 AM
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Book Discussion on The Train to Crystal City

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Jan Jarboe Russell talked about her book, The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, about a family internment camp based in Crystal City, Texas, during World War II. The camp received over 6,000 civilians from 1942-1948, many U.S. citizens, from German, Japanese, and Italian descent. Ms. Russell spoke at BookPeople Bookstore in Austin, Texas.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 791 Views

Book Discussion on Chasing the Scream

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1:01:59 AM - 2:17:30 AM
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Book Discussion on Chasing the Scream

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Johann Hari talked his book, Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs, about the 100-year war on drugs around the world and the changes being made today. He spent three years and traveled 30,000 miles to report on the story.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 671 Views

Book Discussion on A Chosen Exile

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2:19:00 AM - 3:19:26 AM
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Book Discussion on A Chosen Exile

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Allyson Hobbs talked about her book A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life, in which she examines the lives of African Americans who chose to pass as white between the 18th and mid-20th centuries. In her book, the author reports on the political and social ramifications of “passing,” which included greater rights and opportunities but also isolation and disregard from the greater African American community.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 682 Views

Book Discussion on The Monopolists

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3:20:26 AM - 3:53:03 AM
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3:20:26 AM - 3:53:03 AM

Book Discussion on The Monopolists

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Mary Pilon talked about her book, The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game, about the origins of the board-game Monopoly. Ms. Pilon refutes the commonly held history, promoted by the game’s manufacturer Parker Brothers, that an unemployed salesman sold the idea to the toy company in 1935. Instead, the author recounts a version of the game that existed thirty years prior, The Landlord’s Game, created by Lizzie Magie, which was linked to progressive politics.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 648 Views

Book Discussion on The Train to Crystal City

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3:54:33 AM - 4:40:57 AM
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3:54:33 AM - 4:40:57 AM

Book Discussion on The Train to Crystal City

Public Affairs Event

Jan Jarboe Russell talked about her book, The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, about a family internment camp based in Crystal City, Texas, during World War II. The camp received over 6,000 civilians from 1942-1948, many U.S. citizens, from German, Japanese, and Italian descent. Ms. Russell spoke at BookPeople Bookstore in Austin, Texas.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 791 Views

Book Discussion on Chasing the Scream

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4:41:57 AM - 5:57:28 AM
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4:41:57 AM - 5:57:28 AM

Book Discussion on Chasing the Scream

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Johann Hari talked his book, Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs, about the 100-year war on drugs around the world and the changes being made today. He spent three years and traveled 30,000 miles to report on the story.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 671 Views

Book Discussion on A Chosen Exile

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5:58:58 AM - 6:59:24 AM
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5:58:58 AM - 6:59:24 AM

Book Discussion on A Chosen Exile

Public Affairs Event

Allyson Hobbs talked about her book A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life, in which she examines the lives of African Americans who chose to pass as white between the 18th and mid-20th centuries. In her book, the author reports on the political and social ramifications of “passing,” which included greater rights and opportunities but also isolation and disregard from the greater African American community.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 682 Views

Selma March 50th Anniversary

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Selma March 50th Anniversary

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President Obama, Representative John Lewis (D-GA), and others participated in an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 3,848 Views

Open Phones on 50th Anniversary of Selma March

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7:34:19 AM - 9:24:27 AM
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Open Phones on 50th Anniversary of Selma March

Call-In

Bernard LaFayette and Clayborne Carson talked about the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and responded to viewer comments and questions. They were at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary.

Video from ABC News was shown of the march and a portion of a speech by John Lewis in Montgomery, Alabama, March 25, 1965, was shown.

1 hours, 50 minutes | 272 Views

Voting Rights Address

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Voting Rights Address

Joint Session of Congress

President Johnson spoke to a joint session of Congress regarding the voting rights of all Americans. He focused on the denial of equal rights to African-Americans and stressed that all citizens must have an equal right to vote.

Courtesy of the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 10,677 Views

Humanitarian Aid to Syria

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10:13:42 AM - 10:55:32 AM
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Humanitarian Aid to Syria

House Committee

Witnesses testified at a House Foreign Affairs joint subcommittee hearing on Syria’s humanitarian crisis. Officials with the State Department and USAID said that while monetary aid was flowing into the country much more was needed to help the people of Syria. Members from the subcommittees inquired about how U.S. aid was tracked to ensure that it was getting into the right hands.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 131 Views

Humanitarian Aid to Syria

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10:55:32 AM - 11:51:02 AM
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Humanitarian Aid to Syria

House Committee

Witnesses testified at a House Foreign Affairs joint subcommittee hearing on Syria’s humanitarian crisis. Officials with the State Department and USAID said that while monetary aid was flowing into the country much more was needed to help the people of Syria. Members from the subcommittees inquired about how U.S. aid was tracked to ensure that it was getting into the right hands.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 131 Views

Tax Code Reform

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11:52:10 AM - 2:02:40 PM
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Tax Code Reform

Senate Committee

Former Senators Bob Packwood (R-OR) and Bill Bradley (D-NJ) testified at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on tax code reform and lessons learned from the Tax Reform Act of 1986.

2 hours, 10 minutes | 379 Views

Treasury Secretary Lew on Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

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2:03:25 PM - 5:01:33 PM
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Treasury Secretary Lew on Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

House Committee

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified on President Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2016 budget. 

2 hours, 58 minutes | 618 Views

Pakistani Counterterrorism Efforts

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5:02:46 PM - 6:20:45 PM
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Pakistani Counterterrorism Efforts

Public Affairs Event

Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan spoke about his country’s 20-point national plan to fight terrorism. Pakistan’s government drafted the plan following a 2014 school attack in Peshawar in which militants killed 145 people, including 132 schoolchildren. He outlined a new national plan that involves curtailing terrorist financing, coordinating intelligence sharing across agencies, and creating dedicated counterterrorism forces.

1 hours, 17 minutes | 312 Views

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8:00:39 PM - 9:18:56 PM

President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address 150th Anniversary

Public Affairs Event

The National Park Service and the Lincoln Group of D.C. hosted a commemorative ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial for the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s second inaugural address. The March 4, 1865, address from the east front of the U.S. Capitol was his last major speech before his assassination. The ceremony included speeches and a re-enactment of Lincoln’s address and oath. Ceremonies included the Army Color Guard and music by the U.S. Marine Band Brass Quintet, Washington Performing Arts' Children of the Gospel Choir, and Civil War musician Bobby Horton.

1 hours, 18 minutes | 584 Views

President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

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President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

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Members of the Library of Congress' staff visited the conservation lab and talked about the original copy of Lincoln’s second Inaugural address. To commemorate the anniversary of the address, the Library of Congress displayed the President’s manuscript and reading copy of the speech from March 4-7, 2015, a limited time due to their delicate condition. 

On March 4, 1865, President Lincoln gave his second inaugural address on the east front of the U.S. Capitol. The country was still in the midst of the Civil War, but thousands gathered to hear the President speak.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 271 Views

Last Speeches of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.

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9:35:53 PM - 10:57:53 PM
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Last Speeches of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.

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A discussion on Lincoln’s second inaugural address and MLK’s “Mountaintop” speech was held at the National Cathedral.

President Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol March 4, 1865, a few weeks before his assassination at Ford’s Theatre.

Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech April 3, 1968, the day before his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee.

1 hours, 22 minutes | 157 Views

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10:58:32 PM - 12:16:49 AM

President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address 150th Anniversary

Public Affairs Event

The National Park Service and the Lincoln Group of D.C. hosted a commemorative ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial for the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s second inaugural address. The March 4, 1865, address from the east front of the U.S. Capitol was his last major speech before his assassination. The ceremony included speeches and a re-enactment of Lincoln’s address and oath. Ceremonies included the Army Color Guard and music by the U.S. Marine Band Brass Quintet, Washington Performing Arts' Children of the Gospel Choir, and Civil War musician Bobby Horton.

1 hours, 18 minutes | 584 Views

President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

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President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

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Members of the Library of Congress' staff visited the conservation lab and talked about the original copy of Lincoln’s second Inaugural address. To commemorate the anniversary of the address, the Library of Congress displayed the President’s manuscript and reading copy of the speech from March 4-7, 2015, a limited time due to their delicate condition. 

On March 4, 1865, President Lincoln gave his second inaugural address on the east front of the U.S. Capitol. The country was still in the midst of the Civil War, but thousands gathered to hear the President speak.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 271 Views

Last Speeches of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.

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12:33:46 AM - 1:55:46 AM
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Last Speeches of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.

Public Affairs Event

A discussion on Lincoln’s second inaugural address and MLK’s “Mountaintop” speech was held at the National Cathedral.

President Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol March 4, 1865, a few weeks before his assassination at Ford’s Theatre.

Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech April 3, 1968, the day before his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee.

1 hours, 22 minutes | 157 Views

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1:56:25 AM - 3:14:42 AM

President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address 150th Anniversary

Public Affairs Event

The National Park Service and the Lincoln Group of D.C. hosted a commemorative ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial for the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s second inaugural address. The March 4, 1865, address from the east front of the U.S. Capitol was his last major speech before his assassination. The ceremony included speeches and a re-enactment of Lincoln’s address and oath. Ceremonies included the Army Color Guard and music by the U.S. Marine Band Brass Quintet, Washington Performing Arts' Children of the Gospel Choir, and Civil War musician Bobby Horton.

1 hours, 18 minutes | 584 Views

President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

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3:15:15 AM - 3:30:56 AM
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President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

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Members of the Library of Congress' staff visited the conservation lab and talked about the original copy of Lincoln’s second Inaugural address. To commemorate the anniversary of the address, the Library of Congress displayed the President’s manuscript and reading copy of the speech from March 4-7, 2015, a limited time due to their delicate condition. 

On March 4, 1865, President Lincoln gave his second inaugural address on the east front of the U.S. Capitol. The country was still in the midst of the Civil War, but thousands gathered to hear the President speak.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 271 Views

Last Speeches of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.

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3:31:39 AM - 4:53:39 AM
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Last Speeches of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.

Public Affairs Event

A discussion on Lincoln’s second inaugural address and MLK’s “Mountaintop” speech was held at the National Cathedral.

President Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol March 4, 1865, a few weeks before his assassination at Ford’s Theatre.

Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech April 3, 1968, the day before his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee.

1 hours, 22 minutes | 157 Views

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4:54:18 AM - 6:12:35 AM

President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address 150th Anniversary

Public Affairs Event

The National Park Service and the Lincoln Group of D.C. hosted a commemorative ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial for the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s second inaugural address. The March 4, 1865, address from the east front of the U.S. Capitol was his last major speech before his assassination. The ceremony included speeches and a re-enactment of Lincoln’s address and oath. Ceremonies included the Army Color Guard and music by the U.S. Marine Band Brass Quintet, Washington Performing Arts' Children of the Gospel Choir, and Civil War musician Bobby Horton.

1 hours, 18 minutes | 584 Views

President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

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6:13:08 AM - 6:28:49 AM
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President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

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Members of the Library of Congress' staff visited the conservation lab and talked about the original copy of Lincoln’s second Inaugural address. To commemorate the anniversary of the address, the Library of Congress displayed the President’s manuscript and reading copy of the speech from March 4-7, 2015, a limited time due to their delicate condition. 

On March 4, 1865, President Lincoln gave his second inaugural address on the east front of the U.S. Capitol. The country was still in the midst of the Civil War, but thousands gathered to hear the President speak.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 271 Views

Last Speeches of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.

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6:29:32 AM - 7:51:32 AM

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Last Speeches of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.

Public Affairs Event

A discussion on Lincoln’s second inaugural address and MLK’s “Mountaintop” speech was held at the National Cathedral.

President Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol March 4, 1865, a few weeks before his assassination at Ford’s Theatre.

Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech April 3, 1968, the day before his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee.

1 hours, 22 minutes | 157 Views