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Open Phones

In Progress LIVE

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6:59:58 AM - 7:49:46 AM
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6:59:58 AM - 7:49:46 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the previous night’s White House Correspondents' Association Dinner and Washington, D.C., “beltway culture.” Jordan Fabian, speaking by phone, reviewed the dinner speeches.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 281 Views

2016 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Review

LIVE

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7:10:16 AM - 7:13:16 AM

Jordan Fabian, White House correspondent for The Hill, spoke by phone about the previous night’s White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 176 Views

Conservatives and Campaign 2016

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7:49:46 AM - 8:39:43 AM
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7:49:46 AM - 8:39:43 AM

Conservatives and Campaign 2016

Call-In

Matt Schlapp talked about the role of conservatives in the 2016 election, as well as the future of the Republican Party.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 156 Views

Nick Penniman on the Role of Money in Politics

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8:40:19 AM - 9:21:49 AM
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8:40:19 AM - 9:21:49 AM

Nick Penniman on the Role of Money in Politics

Call-In

Nick Penniman talked about his concerns about the amount of money in the U.S. political process and the influence of this money in the 2016 election cycle.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 117 Views

Open Phones

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9:21:49 AM - 9:59:49 AM
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9:21:49 AM - 9:59:49 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the previous night’s White House Correspondents' Association Dinner and Washington, D.C., “beltway culture.”

0 hours, 38 minutes | 226 Views

Newsmakers with Representative Raul Grijalva

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10:00:13 AM - 10:32:13 AM
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10:00:13 AM - 10:32:13 AM

Newsmakers with Representative Raul Grijalva

Interview

Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) talked about about the 2016 presidential race. Co-chair of the Progressive Caucus, he was the first member of Congress to endorse Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT). He talked about Senator Sanders’s run for the presidency and his belief that Senator Sanders should continue his campaign despite Hillary Clinton’s lead and Senator Sanders laying off hundreds of staff during the week. He also discussed how progressives' views should be addressed at the Democratic Convention. Other topics included the Puerto Rican debt crisis. Representative Grijalva was the ranking member of the House Natural Resources Committee, which was addressing Puerto Rico’s economic issues. After the interview the reporters discussed his responses with the host.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 195 Views

Republican Agenda

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10:33:37 AM - 11:42:43 AM
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10:33:37 AM - 11:42:43 AM

Republican Agenda

Public Affairs Event

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) delivered remarks and responded to students' questions on the future of the Republican Party, its agenda for the country, and the state of U.S. politics. He also spoke about why “millennial” voters should support the Republican agenda at the polls. Following his remarks, Speaker Ryan took questions from the students on topics such as the presidential race, immigration reform, the Confederate flag, and divisive Southern symbols.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 88 Views

Matthew Tully on the Indiana Primaries

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11:43:19 AM - 11:51:26 AM
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11:43:19 AM - 11:51:26 AM

Matthew Tully on the Indiana Primaries

Interview

Matthew Tully talked by telephone from Indianapolis about the prospects of the various presidential candidates in the May 3, 216, primary elections.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 95 Views

Up to Our Necks

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11:52:31 AM - 12:00:22 PM
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11:52:31 AM - 12:00:22 PM

Up to Our Necks

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Up to Our Necks was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Olivia Hurd, a tenth grader at Jenks High School in Jenks, Oklahoma. The local cable company was Cox Communications. 

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. The 2016 theme was “Road to the White House,” with students answering the question, “What issues do you want presidential candidates to discuss?”

0 hours, 7 minutes | 85 Views

Communicators with Tim Winter

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12:00:25 PM - 12:29:25 PM
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12:00:25 PM - 12:29:25 PM

Communicators with Tim Winter

Interview

Tim Winter, president of the Parents Television Council (PTC), talked about the council’s recent report on 20 years of the television content ratings system. The report argues that the ratings system intended to protect children from violence, sex, and profanity on television had failed.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 43 Views

Guantanamo Bay Transfers to the U.S.

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12:31:28 PM - 1:35:31 PM
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12:31:28 PM - 1:35:31 PM

Guantanamo Bay Transfers to the U.S.

House Committee

Officials from states and counties around the U.S. testified at a hearing on the Obama administration plan to close Guantanamo Bay Detention Center and transfer the detainees to facilities on U.S. soil. Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC) said the plan to use a military prison in Charleston “made zero sense” and would cost her state potential jobs and new business. Then state and local law enforcement officials talked about the potential cost to local communities. Mr. Gude testified that the Guantanamo Bay facility should be closed and that transferring the prisoners did not pose an unacceptable risk.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 861 Views

Guantanamo Bay Transfers to the U.S.

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1:35:31 PM - 2:21:07 PM
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1:35:31 PM - 2:21:07 PM

Guantanamo Bay Transfers to the U.S.

House Committee

Officials from states and counties around the U.S. testified at a hearing on the Obama administration plan to close Guantanamo Bay Detention Center and transfer the detainees to facilities on U.S. soil. Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC) said the plan to use a military prison in Charleston “made zero sense” and would cost her state potential jobs and new business. Then state and local law enforcement officials talked about the potential cost to local communities. Mr. Gude testified that the Guantanamo Bay facility should be closed and that transferring the prisoners did not pose an unacceptable risk.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 861 Views

Driving Forward

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2:21:41 PM - 2:29:31 PM
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2:21:41 PM - 2:29:31 PM

Driving Forward

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Driving Forward was the first-prize high school east division winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Ben Miller, William Ederer, and Charles Gryder, tenth graders at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland. The local cable provider was Comcast. 

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. The 2016 theme was “Road to the White House,” with students answering the question, “What issues do you want presidential candidates to discuss?”

0 hours, 7 minutes | 20 Views

Senator Bernie Sanders News Conference

LIVE

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2:32:25 PM - 3:02:43 PM
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2:32:25 PM - 3:02:43 PM

Senator Bernie Sanders News Conference

News Conference

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, held a news conference at the National Press Club. Before answering questions from reporters, he explained how he can still win the Democratic nomination and why he believes he has a better chance to defeat Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in the general election.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 6,485 Views

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3:04:20 PM - 5:39:10 PM

Transportation Security Administration Management Practices

House Committee

Transportation Security Administration employees testified at a hearing on management practices and TSA misconduct. The witnesses said they were mistreated by senior level officials at TSA, and employees feared retaliation for reporting problems. One employee said he was instructed by management to racially profile Somali-Americans. A report from the inspector general’s office concluded that the TSA had a serious staffing problem, losing more than 100 airport screeners every week.

2 hours, 34 minutes | 722 Views

Newsmakers with Representative Raul Grijalva

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6:00:50 PM - 6:32:45 PM
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6:00:50 PM - 6:32:45 PM

Newsmakers with Representative Raul Grijalva

Interview

Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) talked about about the 2016 presidential race. Co-chair of the Progressive Caucus, he was the first member of Congress to endorse Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT). He talked about Senator Sanders’s run for the presidency and his belief that Senator Sanders should continue his campaign despite Hillary Clinton’s lead and Senator Sanders laying off hundreds of staff during the week. He also discussed how progressives' views should be addressed at the Democratic Convention. Other topics included the Puerto Rican debt crisis. Representative Grijalva was the ranking member of the House Natural Resources Committee, which was addressing Puerto Rico’s economic issues. After the interview the reporters discussed his responses with the host.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 195 Views

2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner

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6:31:55 PM - 7:30:00 PM
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6:31:55 PM - 7:30:00 PM

2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner

White House Event

Journalists, politicians, and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner. President Obama and comedian Larry Wilmore made humorous remarks about politics and the media. The program opened with a video montage by the WHCA of President Obama’s eight years in office.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 29,408 Views

Q&A with Amy Goodman

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8:00:00 PM - 9:00:00 PM
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8:00:00 PM - 9:00:00 PM

Q&A with Amy Goodman

Q&A

Amy Goodman talked about the influence of corporate media outlets on journalism and American politics. Ms. Goodman has been the host and executive producer of the daily news program, “Democracy Now!,” for the past 20 years. She co-authored a book that looks back at some of the stories and people the show has covered over that period.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 57 Views

Question Time

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8:59:31 PM - 9:35:26 PM
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8:59:31 PM - 9:35:26 PM

Question Time

International Telecasts

Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and the opposition. He acknowledged the anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster, and answered questions regarding the refugee crisis, anti-Semitism in the House of Commons, and the United Kingdom’s education system.

0 hours, 35 minutes | 379 Views

Senator Bernie Sanders News Conference

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9:37:22 PM - 10:07:28 PM
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9:37:22 PM - 10:07:28 PM

Senator Bernie Sanders News Conference

News Conference

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, held a news conference at the National Press Club. Before answering questions from reporters, he explained how he can still win the Democratic nomination and why he believes he has a better chance to defeat Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in the general election.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 6,485 Views

Conservatives and Campaign 2016

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10:09:59 PM - 10:57:55 PM
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10:09:59 PM - 10:57:55 PM

Conservatives and Campaign 2016

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Matt Schlapp talked about the role of conservatives in the 2016 election, as well as the future of the Republican Party.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 156 Views

Q&A with Amy Goodman

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11:00:01 PM - 11:58:00 PM
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11:00:01 PM - 11:58:00 PM

Q&A with Amy Goodman

Q&A

Amy Goodman talked about the influence of corporate media outlets on journalism and American politics. Ms. Goodman has been the host and executive producer of the daily news program, “Democracy Now!,” for the past 20 years. She co-authored a book that looks back at some of the stories and people the show has covered over that period.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 57 Views

Question Time

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11:59:36 PM - 12:35:31 AM
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Question Time

International Telecasts

Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and the opposition. He acknowledged the anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster, and answered questions regarding the refugee crisis, anti-Semitism in the House of Commons, and the United Kingdom’s education system.

0 hours, 35 minutes | 379 Views

Senator Bernie Sanders News Conference

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12:36:17 AM - 1:06:23 AM
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12:36:17 AM - 1:06:23 AM

Senator Bernie Sanders News Conference

News Conference

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, held a news conference at the National Press Club. Before answering questions from reporters, he explained how he can still win the Democratic nomination and why he believes he has a better chance to defeat Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in the general election.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 6,485 Views

StudentCam Grand Prize Winner Olivia Hurd

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1:08:39 AM - 1:13:45 AM
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1:08:39 AM - 1:13:45 AM

StudentCam Grand Prize Winner Olivia Hurd

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StudentCam grand prize winner Olivia Hurd joined via Skype to discuss her documentary, Up to Our Necks.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 226 Views

State Department Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

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1:14:11 AM - 2:30:07 AM
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1:14:11 AM - 2:30:07 AM

State Department Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

Senate Committee

State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officials testified at a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing on the United State’s human rights and diplomatic priorities and programs included in the State Department budget proposal for fiscal year 2017. They identified Central America, Haiti, Cuba, and Turkey as some of the places in the most need of assistance.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 263 Views

Defense Department Briefing

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2:30:29 AM - 2:44:25 AM
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2:30:29 AM - 2:44:25 AM

Defense Department Briefing

News Conference

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James introduced General David Goldfein, who was nominated to be Air Force chief of staff.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 217 Views

Defense Authorization Markup, Part 2

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2:44:25 AM - 5:58:20 AM
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2:44:25 AM - 5:58:20 AM

Defense Authorization Markup, Part 2

House Committee

The House Armed Services Committee continued its markup of H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act, authorizing Defense Department programs and policies for fiscal year 2017.

This portion ends abruptly to be continued in Part 3.

3 hours, 13 minutes | 71 Views

Q&A with Amy Goodman

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5:59:22 AM - 6:57:21 AM
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5:59:22 AM - 6:57:21 AM

Q&A with Amy Goodman

Q&A

Amy Goodman talked about the influence of corporate media outlets on journalism and American politics. Ms. Goodman has been the host and executive producer of the daily news program, “Democracy Now!,” for the past 20 years. She co-authored a book that looks back at some of the stories and people the show has covered over that period.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 57 Views

Book Discussion on Lessons in Censorship

In Progress

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6:13:31 AM - 7:46:37 AM
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6:13:31 AM - 7:46:37 AM

Book Discussion on Lessons in Censorship

Public Affairs Event

Professor Catherine Ross talked about her book Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students' First Amendment Rights, in which she examines the free speech rights of students in school settings.

1 hours, 33 minutes | 529 Views

Book Discussion on Naked Money

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7:47:13 AM - 8:47:55 AM
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7:47:13 AM - 8:47:55 AM

Book Discussion on Naked Money

Public Affairs Event

Charles Wheelan talked about his book, Naked Money: A Revealing Look at What It Is and Why It Matters, about how America’s banking and monetary systems should work and how they actually work.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 187 Views

400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare's Death

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8:48:01 AM - 11:00:00 AM
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8:48:01 AM - 11:00:00 AM

400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare's Death

Call-In

The Folger Shakespeare Library marked the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare on April 23, 1616. The program featured actors, community leaders, artists, and scholars sharing their connections to Shakespeare through personal stories. The Reduced Shakespeare Company performed a sketch and clips were shown from videos submitted to the “Share Your Shakespeare Story” Web site. Then, Peter Slen moderated as Shakespeare scholars Michael Witmore and Ellen MacKay responded to telephone calls, electronic communications, and questions from members of the audience in the Folger’s historic Paster Reading Room. 

“The Wonder of Will: Sharing Shakespeare Stories” took place on April 23, 2016, and was part of the Folger Shakespeare Library’s “The Wonder of Will: 400 Years of Shakespeare,” a year-long commemoration of the legacy of William Shakespeare.

2 hours, 11 minutes | 1,536 Views

After Words with Sue Klebold

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11:00:00 AM - 11:56:49 AM
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11:00:00 AM - 11:56:49 AM

After Words with Sue Klebold

Interview

Sue Klebold, whose son Dylan was one of the Columbine shooters, talked about her book A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy, in which she traces her journey to understand the junction between violence and mental illness. She’s interviewed by Mary Giliberti, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Ms. Klebold spoke via video link from Denver, Colorado.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 474 Views

In Depth with Wil Haygood

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12:00:01 PM - 3:00:43 PM
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12:00:01 PM - 3:00:43 PM

In Depth with Wil Haygood

Call-In

Wil Haygood talked about his life and career and responds to viewer comments and questions. Mr. Haygood’s most recent book is Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America.

Mr. Haygood is also the author of The Butler: A Witness to History, Sweet Thunder: The Life and Times of Sugar Ray Robinson, In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr., The Haygoods of Columbus: A Love Story, King of Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and Two on the River.

3 hours, 0 minutes | 174 Views

Book Discussion on The Gray Rhino

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3:00:49 PM - 4:11:07 PM
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3:00:49 PM - 4:11:07 PM

Book Discussion on The Gray Rhino

Public Affairs Event

Michele Wucker talked about her book, The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignor, about why society and governments fail to recognize and act on obvious dangers. In her book, Ms. Wucker defines the “Gray Rhino” as a high impact thereat or risk that is predictable, but largely ignored. She pointed to the housing bubble of 2008, Greece’s financial crisis, the Hurricane Katrina aftermath, and the crisis in the Middle East as examples.

1 hours, 10 minutes | 182 Views

Book Discussion on Political Animals

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4:15:00 PM - 5:07:40 PM
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4:15:00 PM - 5:07:40 PM

Book Discussion on Political Animals

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Author Rick Shenkman talked about his book, Political Animals: How Our Stone-Age Brain Gets in the Way of Smart Politics, about how voters' instincts are a factor in the 2016 presidential campaign.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 660 Views

Book Discussion on And Then All Hell Broke Loose

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5:15:00 PM - 5:57:34 PM
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5:15:00 PM - 5:57:34 PM

Book Discussion on And Then All Hell Broke Loose

Public Affairs Event

Richard Engel talked about his book, And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East, about his reporting from the Middle East since 1996.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 546 Views

Book Discussion on Alibaba

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6:00:00 PM - 7:02:30 PM
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6:00:00 PM - 7:02:30 PM

Book Discussion on Alibaba

Public Affairs Event

Duncan Clark talked about his book, Alibaba: The House that Jack Ma Built, about Jack Ma and the creation of Alibaba, an e-commerce company that rivals Amazon. Mr. Clark has known Mr. Ma, a former English teacher, since the Alibaba was founded in 1999.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 95 Views

Charles Kesler on the Claremont Review of Books

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7:00:00 PM - 7:24:58 PM
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7:00:00 PM - 7:24:58 PM

Charles Kesler on the Claremont Review of Books

Interview

Professor Charles Kesler talked about the Claremont Review of Books, a quarterly review published by the Claremont Institute. Charles Kesler is a professor at Claremont McKenna College, a senior fellow at the institute, and editor of the Claremont Review of Books. This interview, conducted at Claremont McKenna College, is part of Book TV’s College Series

0 hours, 24 minutes | 8 Views

Interview with Crystal Wright

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7:30:36 PM - 7:45:00 PM
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7:30:36 PM - 7:45:00 PM

Interview with Crystal Wright

Interview

Crystal Wright talked about her book, Con Job: How Democrats Gave Us Crime, Sanctuary Cities, Abortion Profiteering, and Racial Division. She was interviewed at the 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).

0 hours, 14 minutes | 334 Views

Book Discussion on The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe

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7:45:00 PM - 8:50:50 PM
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7:45:00 PM - 8:50:50 PM

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 | 15 Views

After Words with Steve Case

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9:00:00 PM - 9:57:46 PM
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9:00:00 PM - 9:57:46 PM

After Words with Steve Case

Interview

Steve Case talked about his book The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future, in which he looks at what’s next for the Internet. Mr. Case was interviewed by Representative John Delaney (D-MD).

0 hours, 57 minutes | 241 Views

After Words with Steve Case

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9:01:57 PM - 9:59:43 PM
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9:01:57 PM - 9:59:43 PM

After Words with Steve Case

Interview

Steve Case talked about his book The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future, in which he looks at what’s next for the Internet. Mr. Case was interviewed by Representative John Delaney (D-MD).

0 hours, 57 minutes | 241 Views

Book Discussion Midnight's Furies

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10:00:00 PM - 10:54:49 PM
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10:00:00 PM - 10:54:49 PM

Book Discussion Midnight's Furies

Public Affairs Event

Nisid Hajari talked about his book, Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition, about the history behind and legacy of the partition of India in 1947. Mr. Hajari was the recipient of the 2016 Colby Award.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 107 Views

Book Discussion on Defeating Jihad

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11:00:00 PM - 11:56:41 PM
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11:00:00 PM - 11:56:41 PM

Book Discussion on Defeating Jihad

Public Affairs Event

Sebastian Gorka talked about his book, Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War, about how to defeat ISIS* and other jihadist groups. 

* 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.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 157 Views

In Depth with Wil Haygood

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12:00:00 AM - 3:00:00 AM
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12:00:00 AM - 3:00:00 AM

In Depth with Wil Haygood

Call-In

Wil Haygood talked about his life and career and responds to viewer comments and questions. Mr. Haygood’s most recent book is Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America.

Mr. Haygood is also the author of The Butler: A Witness to History, Sweet Thunder: The Life and Times of Sugar Ray Robinson, In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr., The Haygoods of Columbus: A Love Story, King of Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and Two on the River.

3 hours, 0 minutes | 174 Views

In Depth with Wil Haygood

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12:01:04 AM - 1:44:05 AM
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12:01:04 AM - 1:44:05 AM

In Depth with Wil Haygood

Call-In

Wil Haygood talked about his life and career and responds to viewer comments and questions. Mr. Haygood’s most recent book is Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America.

Mr. Haygood is also the author of The Butler: A Witness to History, Sweet Thunder: The Life and Times of Sugar Ray Robinson, In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr., The Haygoods of Columbus: A Love Story, King of Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and Two on the River.

1 hours, 43 minutes | 174 Views

Book Discussion on Because of Sex

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12:35:48 AM - 1:19:04 AM
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12:35:48 AM - 1:19:04 AM

Book Discussion on Because of Sex

Public Affairs Event

Gillian Tomas talked about her book Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women’s Lives at Work, in which she talks about how Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act affected working women. Title VII made it illegal to discriminate based on sex. In her book, she profiles several cases of women who utilized the law to challenge workplace discrimination.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 255 Views

Book Discussion on The Firebrand and the First Lady

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1:19:04 AM - 2:25:32 AM
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1:19:04 AM - 2:25:32 AM

Book Discussion on The Firebrand and the First Lady

Public Affairs Event

Patricia Bell-Scott talked about her book The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice, in which she explores the relationship between civil rights activist Pauli Murray, co-founder of the National Organization of Women, and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Patricia Bell-Scott spoke with author and historian Nell Irvin Painter.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 352 Views

In Depth with Wil Haygood

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1:44:05 AM - 2:56:59 AM
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1:44:05 AM - 2:56:59 AM

In Depth with Wil Haygood

Call-In

Wil Haygood talked about his life and career and responds to viewer comments and questions. Mr. Haygood’s most recent book is Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America.

Mr. Haygood is also the author of The Butler: A Witness to History, Sweet Thunder: The Life and Times of Sugar Ray Robinson, In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr., The Haygoods of Columbus: A Love Story, King of Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and Two on the River.

1 hours, 12 minutes | 174 Views

Open Phones with Nancy Cohen

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2:25:32 AM - 2:54:09 AM
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2:25:32 AM - 2:54:09 AM

Open Phones with Nancy Cohen

Call-In

Nancy L. Cohen talked about her book, Breakthrough: The Making of America’s First Woman President, about women in politics and the prospects of the first woman president. She also responded to viewer comments and questions.

She 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, 28 minutes | 89 Views

After Words with Steve Case

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3:00:00 AM - 3:57:46 AM
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3:00:00 AM - 3:57:46 AM

After Words with Steve Case

Interview

Steve Case talked about his book The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future, in which he looks at what’s next for the Internet. Mr. Case was interviewed by Representative John Delaney (D-MD).

0 hours, 57 minutes | 241 Views

Book Discussion on Because of Sex

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4:00:00 AM - 4:43:39 AM
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4:00:00 AM - 4:43:39 AM

Book Discussion on Because of Sex

Public Affairs Event

Gillian Tomas talked about her book Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women’s Lives at Work, in which she talks about how Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act affected working women. Title VII made it illegal to discriminate based on sex. In her book, she profiles several cases of women who utilized the law to challenge workplace discrimination.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 255 Views

Book Discussion on The Firebrand and the First Lady

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4:45:00 AM - 5:51:52 AM
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Book Discussion on The Firebrand and the First Lady

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Patricia Bell-Scott talked about her book The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice, in which she explores the relationship between civil rights activist Pauli Murray, co-founder of the National Organization of Women, and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Patricia Bell-Scott spoke with author and historian Nell Irvin Painter.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 352 Views

Open Phones with Nancy Cohen

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6:00:00 AM - 6:28:37 AM
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6:00:00 AM - 6:28:37 AM

Open Phones with Nancy Cohen

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Nancy L. Cohen talked about her book, Breakthrough: The Making of America’s First Woman President, about women in politics and the prospects of the first woman president. She also responded to viewer comments and questions.

She 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, 28 minutes | 89 Views

Book Discussion John Birch

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6:30:00 AM - 7:56:27 AM

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Book Discussion John Birch

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Terry Lautz talked about his book, John Birch: A Life, about the life of missionary John Birch, who was killed in China in 1945, and is best remembered as the namesake for the right-wing political organization the John Birch Society, founded in 1958.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 316 Views

Patent Models

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6:10:07 AM - 7:01:51 AM
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6:10:07 AM - 7:01:51 AM

Patent Models

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Alan Rothschild showed images of his collection of patent models and talked about the book he and his wife co-authored, Inventing a Better Mousetrap: 200 Years of American History in the Amazing World of Patent Models. The U.S. Patent Act of 1790 required that anyone applying for a patent must submit a model of their invention. Over 200,000 models were submitted before the requirement was abolished in 1890. Since 1994, inventor Alan Rothschild and his wife Ann have collected over 4,000 patent models, including inventions such as the 1871 Breech-Loading firearm, and the 1879 carburetor.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 75 Views

Dutch and English Influence on the Constitution

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7:05:30 AM - 7:56:39 AM
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7:05:30 AM - 7:56:39 AM

Dutch and English Influence on the Constitution

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Mau VanDuren talked about his book Many Heads and Many Hands: James Madison’s Search for a More Perfect Union, in which heargues that American constitutional values, such as freedom of religion and separation of church and state, stem from the early values of Dutch and English colonists as well as from Puritans and a religious group known as the Separatists.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 98 Views

Book Discussion on A Sense of Duty

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8:00:13 AM - 8:47:11 AM
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8:00:13 AM - 8:47:11 AM

Book Discussion on A Sense of Duty

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Only a couple of days before the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975, Quang Pham, his mother, and siblings were driven out of Saigon on a motor scooter by their father, a South Vietnamese pilot helping the American forces during the Vietnam War. Quang’s father stayed behind, was captured by the Viet Cong, and placed in a prisoner-of-war camp for ten years while Quang and the rest of his family fled the country, stopping at the Fort Chaffee refugee camp in Little Rock before eventually settling in California. The author went on to study at UCLA, joined the U.S. Marines as a helicopter pilot and fought in the first Gulf War as well as in Somalia. Mr. Pham tells his story in A Sense of Duty: My Father, My American Journey.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 507 Views

Equal Rights Amendment

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8:47:49 AM - 8:59:21 AM
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8:47:49 AM - 8:59:21 AM

Equal Rights Amendment

Interview

Chelsea Griffis talked about how conservative women reacted to the introduction of the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s.

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

0 hours, 11 minutes | 53 Views

Democracy, Elections, and the Vote

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9:00:01 AM - 9:59:55 AM
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9:00:01 AM - 9:59:55 AM

Democracy, Elections, and the Vote

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Akhil Reed Amar and Richard Pildes talked about the evolution of the democratic process and the establishment of a bipartisan system in the United States. They started with the earliest presidential elections in the late 18th century, and described changes to the process through today.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 99 Views

1968 Presidential Campaign

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10:00:17 AM - 10:30:05 AM
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10:00:17 AM - 10:30:05 AM

1968 Presidential Campaign

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This U.S. Information Agency film chronicled the 1968 presidential campaign. Topics included the first primaries in New Hampshire, the surprise withdrawal of President Lyndon Johnson from the race, Robert Kennedy’s assassination, the national political conventions, and Richard Nixon’s victory over Hubert Humphrey. During the Cold War, the U.S. Information Agency made films for international audiences to promote American society and democracy. By law, the films couldn’t be shown in the U.S. until 12 years after they were produced. Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 53 Views

Conversation with Henry Kissinger

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10:30:59 AM - 12:22:35 PM
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10:30:59 AM - 12:22:35 PM

Conversation with Henry Kissinger

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Henry Kissinger talked about U.S. policy during the Vietnam War, his role, and the lessons learned from the conflict. He also responded to questions from the audience. Topics included America’s promises of support for the South Vietnamese and the Nixon administration’s pursuit of “peace with honor.” Former Secretary Kissinger called the evacuation of Saigon one of the saddest moments of his life, but insisted he had no regrets. The audience included many Vietnam War era figures including policymakers, veterans, and war protesters. He spoke with Mark Updegrove.

1 hours, 51 minutes | 78 Views

Myths About America in World War I

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12:30:34 PM - 1:51:01 PM
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12:30:34 PM - 1:51:01 PM

Myths About America in World War I

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Professor Jennifer Keene talked about myths about America’s involvement in World War I, including the misconceptions that the U.S. was not involved in Europe prior to entering the war, or that World War I failed to have a lasting impact on American society.

1 hours, 20 minutes | 392 Views

History of the Vice Presidency

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1:55:26 PM - 2:28:32 PM
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History of the Vice Presidency

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Law professor and historian Ed Larson talked about the origins of the position of the vice president of the United States and the role of the men who first held that office. He described the early convoluted method of selecting the vice president and argued that before the 12th Amendment the office of vice president did not have substantial executive or legislative power.

“The Curious Original Intent of the Vice Presidency” was part of the Pepperdine Law Review Symposium 2016, “The United States Vice Presidency: In History, Practice, and the Future.”

0 hours, 33 minutes | 49 Views

Worst Presidents in American History

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2:30:17 PM - 4:00:00 PM
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2:30:17 PM - 4:00:00 PM

Worst Presidents in American History

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Panelists talked about some of the least popular, least successful, and most forgotten presidents in American history. The began by discussing what makes for a bad president, and then offered nominees for the title of “worst president.” This panel “Worst President Ever” was part of the 2016 meeting of the Organization of American Historians in Providence, Rhode Island.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 617 Views

William Colby Church Committee Hearing

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4:00:00 PM - 4:55:00 PM
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4:00:00 PM - 4:55:00 PM

William Colby Church Committee Hearing

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Kate Scott was interviewed about the 1975-76 Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the Church Committee. Following the interview, about 40 minutes of a September 16, 1975, public hearing with CIA Director William Colby is shown. This hearing concerned unauthorized storage of toxic agents by the CIA that could have potentially been used to assassinate people without leaving a discernible trace of the poison. The committee released their final report on April 29, 1976. This program is part one of a five-part series.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 55 Views

Dutch and English Influence on the Constitution

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5:05:59 PM - 5:57:08 PM
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5:05:59 PM - 5:57:08 PM

Dutch and English Influence on the Constitution

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Mau VanDuren talked about his book Many Heads and Many Hands: James Madison’s Search for a More Perfect Union, in which heargues that American constitutional values, such as freedom of religion and separation of church and state, stem from the early values of Dutch and English colonists as well as from Puritans and a religious group known as the Separatists.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 98 Views

"Remembering the Revolution" Exhibit, Part 2

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6:00:44 PM - 6:28:01 PM
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"Remembering the Revolution" Exhibit, Part 2

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Heidi Campbell-Shoaf, chief curator of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 125th anniversary of the organization. The Daughters of the American Revolution, founded in 1890, describes the exhibit as a display of what “Americans saved, made, and bought to maintain a connection to the American Revolution.” In the second of a two-part program, Ms. Shoaf looked at artifacts from 1824 to the 1890s.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 7 Views

National Park Service Centennial

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6:30:29 PM - 7:59:02 PM
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6:30:29 PM - 7:59:02 PM

National Park Service Centennial

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Former National Park Service director Robert Stanton spoke about the agency’s origins and its current challenges. The National Park Service was created in 1916 and celebrates its centennial in 2016.

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

1 hours, 28 minutes | 6 Views

Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Cold War

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8:00:50 PM - 9:14:05 PM
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8:00:50 PM - 9:14:05 PM

Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Cold War

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Jeremy Black talked about the role of President Dwight D. Eisenhower during the Cold War. He argued that the origins of the Cold War date back to World War I and challenged some general narratives about the conflict.

1 hours, 13 minutes | 16 Views

Vietnam War POW Jeremiah Denton

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9:15:33 PM - 9:29:50 PM
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9:15:33 PM - 9:29:50 PM

Vietnam War POW Jeremiah Denton

Interview

Alvin Townley spoke by phone about a May 2, 1966, interview inside a Hanoi prison with Vietnam War prisoner of war and Navy aviator Jeremiah Denton. During the interview, then-Commander Denton blinked the word “torture” in Morse code. Mr. Townley is the author of Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam’s Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned.

Following Mr. Townley’s remarks, the three-minute interview with Jeremiah Denton, conducted by a Japanese reporter, was shown.

0 hours, 14 minutes |

1968 Presidential Campaign

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9:30:50 PM - 9:59:46 PM
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9:30:50 PM - 9:59:46 PM

1968 Presidential Campaign

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This U.S. Information Agency film chronicled the 1968 presidential campaign. Topics included the first primaries in New Hampshire, the surprise withdrawal of President Lyndon Johnson from the race, Robert Kennedy’s assassination, the national political conventions, and Richard Nixon’s victory over Hubert Humphrey. During the Cold War, the U.S. Information Agency made films for international audiences to promote American society and democracy. By law, the films couldn’t be shown in the U.S. until 12 years after they were produced. Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 53 Views

"Remembering the Revolution" Exhibit, Part 2

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10:00:29 PM - 10:27:46 PM
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10:00:29 PM - 10:27:46 PM

"Remembering the Revolution" Exhibit, Part 2

Vignette

Heidi Campbell-Shoaf, chief curator of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 125th anniversary of the organization. The Daughters of the American Revolution, founded in 1890, describes the exhibit as a display of what “Americans saved, made, and bought to maintain a connection to the American Revolution.” In the second of a two-part program, Ms. Shoaf looked at artifacts from 1824 to the 1890s.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 7 Views

National Park Service Centennial

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10:30:33 PM - 11:59:06 PM
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10:30:33 PM - 11:59:06 PM

National Park Service Centennial

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Former National Park Service director Robert Stanton spoke about the agency’s origins and its current challenges. The National Park Service was created in 1916 and celebrates its centennial in 2016.

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

1 hours, 28 minutes | 6 Views

Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Cold War

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12:00:59 AM - 1:14:14 AM
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12:00:59 AM - 1:14:14 AM

Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Cold War

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Jeremy Black talked about the role of President Dwight D. Eisenhower during the Cold War. He argued that the origins of the Cold War date back to World War I and challenged some general narratives about the conflict.

1 hours, 13 minutes | 16 Views

Vietnam War POW Jeremiah Denton

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1:15:16 AM - 1:29:33 AM
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1:15:16 AM - 1:29:33 AM

Vietnam War POW Jeremiah Denton

Interview

Alvin Townley spoke by phone about a May 2, 1966, interview inside a Hanoi prison with Vietnam War prisoner of war and Navy aviator Jeremiah Denton. During the interview, then-Commander Denton blinked the word “torture” in Morse code. Mr. Townley is the author of Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam’s Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned.

Following Mr. Townley’s remarks, the three-minute interview with Jeremiah Denton, conducted by a Japanese reporter, was shown.

0 hours, 14 minutes |

1968 Presidential Campaign

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1:30:33 AM - 1:59:29 AM
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1:30:33 AM - 1:59:29 AM

1968 Presidential Campaign

Vignette

This U.S. Information Agency film chronicled the 1968 presidential campaign. Topics included the first primaries in New Hampshire, the surprise withdrawal of President Lyndon Johnson from the race, Robert Kennedy’s assassination, the national political conventions, and Richard Nixon’s victory over Hubert Humphrey. During the Cold War, the U.S. Information Agency made films for international audiences to promote American society and democracy. By law, the films couldn’t be shown in the U.S. until 12 years after they were produced. Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 53 Views

Myth of the Lost Cause

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2:00:33 AM - 3:57:09 AM
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2:00:33 AM - 3:57:09 AM

Myth of the Lost Cause

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Edward Bonekemper talked about his book The Myth of the Lost Cause: Why the South Fought the Civil War and Why the North Won, in which he examines post-war arguments made by former Confederates seeking to justify their split from the Union and their defeat. In his book, Mr. Bonekemper argues that slavery and not states' rights was the primary reason for secession. He also disputes several other aspects of the Lost Cause myth, such as the idea that Confederate General Robert E. Lee was a better commander than Ulysses S. Grant, and that General Grant only defeated General Lee because of superior troop numbers and resources. The Smithsonian Associates hosted this event.

1 hours, 56 minutes | 369 Views

Book Discussion on A Sense of Duty

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4:00:15 AM - 4:47:13 AM
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4:00:15 AM - 4:47:13 AM

Book Discussion on A Sense of Duty

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Only a couple of days before the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975, Quang Pham, his mother, and siblings were driven out of Saigon on a motor scooter by their father, a South Vietnamese pilot helping the American forces during the Vietnam War. Quang’s father stayed behind, was captured by the Viet Cong, and placed in a prisoner-of-war camp for ten years while Quang and the rest of his family fled the country, stopping at the Fort Chaffee refugee camp in Little Rock before eventually settling in California. The author went on to study at UCLA, joined the U.S. Marines as a helicopter pilot and fought in the first Gulf War as well as in Somalia. Mr. Pham tells his story in A Sense of Duty: My Father, My American Journey.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 507 Views

Equal Rights Amendment

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4:47:51 AM - 4:59:23 AM
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4:47:51 AM - 4:59:23 AM

Equal Rights Amendment

Interview

Chelsea Griffis talked about how conservative women reacted to the introduction of the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s.

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

0 hours, 11 minutes | 53 Views

Democracy, Elections, and the Vote

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5:00:08 AM - 6:00:02 AM
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5:00:08 AM - 6:00:02 AM

Democracy, Elections, and the Vote

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Akhil Reed Amar and Richard Pildes talked about the evolution of the democratic process and the establishment of a bipartisan system in the United States. They started with the earliest presidential elections in the late 18th century, and described changes to the process through today.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 99 Views

1968 Presidential Campaign

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6:01:02 AM - 6:29:58 AM
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6:01:02 AM - 6:29:58 AM

1968 Presidential Campaign

Vignette

This U.S. Information Agency film chronicled the 1968 presidential campaign. Topics included the first primaries in New Hampshire, the surprise withdrawal of President Lyndon Johnson from the race, Robert Kennedy’s assassination, the national political conventions, and Richard Nixon’s victory over Hubert Humphrey. During the Cold War, the U.S. Information Agency made films for international audiences to promote American society and democracy. By law, the films couldn’t be shown in the U.S. until 12 years after they were produced. Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 53 Views

Myths About America in World War I

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6:30:41 AM - 7:51:08 AM

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6:30:41 AM - 7:51:08 AM

Myths About America in World War I

Public Affairs Event

Professor Jennifer Keene talked about myths about America’s involvement in World War I, including the misconceptions that the U.S. was not involved in Europe prior to entering the war, or that World War I failed to have a lasting impact on American society.

1 hours, 20 minutes | 392 Views