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Open Phones

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7:00:10 AM - 7:46:34 AM
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7:00:10 AM - 7:46:34 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Phone lines were open for comment about the roles the callers' states would play in the 2012 presidential election. Discussion began with a Wall Street Journal article that highlighted 10 swing states and their roll in the election. 
A video clip was shown of President Obama campaigning in Vermont on March 30, 2012, and of former Governor Mitt Romney at the American Society of News Editors on April 4, 2012.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 99 Views

March 2012 Economic Situation

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7:51:16 AM - 8:30:16 AM
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7:51:16 AM - 8:30:16 AM

March 2012 Economic Situation

Call-In

Timothy Homan talked about the economic situation in March 2012, such as the addition of 120,000 jobs and a drop in unemployment to 8.2 percent. Mr. Homan discussed what those economic numbers actually mean, the process of how those numbers are attained, and why some economists feel there were not as many jobs added as expected. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
A video clip was shown of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan being interviewed the previous day about housing construction on the “Newsmakers” program.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 241 Views

Tessa Williams StudentCam Interview

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8:30:18 AM - 8:34:22 AM
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8:30:18 AM - 8:34:22 AM

Tessa Williams StudentCam Interview

Interview

Tessa Williams was interviewed about the video, A Religiously Diverse Nation, that she produced with Ashley Sanford and Gabriela Szymanowska, fellow seventh graders at Farragut Middle School in Knoxville, Tennessee. The film was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. 
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution. The local cable company was Charter Communications.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 150 Views

Federal Tax Preparation Advice

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8:34:28 AM - 10:01:10 AM
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8:34:28 AM - 10:01:10 AM

Federal Tax Preparation Advice

Call-In

Robert Baldassari and Kevin McCormally talked about changes in the tax code and the different forms necessary to file. They fielded questions from callers about different tax scenarios. They responded to phone calls and electronic communications.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 348 Views

Medical Products and Food Safety

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10:04:15 AM - 10:55:56 AM
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10:04:15 AM - 10:55:56 AM

Medical Products and Food Safety

News Conference

Professor Jim Riviere and other authors of an Institute of Medicine report on food and drug import safety outlined their findings. Among the topics they addressed were the safety of imported food and drugs, international cooperation on inspections, and developing incentive programs for food and drug safety. They also specifically talked about the dangers of the counterfeit version of the cancer drug Avastin. They responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 3,208 Views

Social Security Disability Insurance

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10:59:48 AM - 12:45:25 PM
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10:59:48 AM - 12:45:25 PM

Social Security Disability Insurance

Public Affairs Event

Social Security Administration Chief Actuary Stephen Goss and various interest groups representing the disabled talked about the reasons behind increase in the number of applications for Social Security disability insurance have increased in recent years. They also responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 45 minutes | 704 Views

Pensions and Retirement Security

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12:45:31 PM - 1:23:27 PM
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12:45:31 PM - 1:23:27 PM

Pensions and Retirement Security

News Conference

Josh Gotbaum talked about the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, what it does, how it operates, and the importance of pensions. During his remarks he said that Americans are not saving enough and suggested that people should save 10 percent of their annual salary in order to maintain their lifestyle in retirement. He stressed retirement security and the need for flexibility to design 21st-century pension options that better fit modern employers and workers. He also talked about American Airlines, which filed for for bankruptcy in late 2011 and considered termination of all employee pension plans .

0 hours, 37 minutes | 862 Views

Tessa Williams StudentCam Interview

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1:24:28 PM - 1:28:35 PM
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1:24:28 PM - 1:28:35 PM

Tessa Williams StudentCam Interview

Interview

Tessa Williams was interviewed about the video, A Religiously Diverse Nation, that she produced with Ashley Sanford and Gabriela Szymanowska, fellow seventh graders at Farragut Middle School in Knoxville, Tennessee. The film was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. 
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution. The local cable company was Charter Communications.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 150 Views

A Religiously Diverse Nation

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1:28:35 PM - 1:35:18 PM
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1:28:35 PM - 1:35:18 PM

A Religiously Diverse Nation

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Tessa Williams, Ashley Sanford, and Gabriela Szymanowska’s video, A Religiously Diverse Nation, was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are seventh graders at Farragut Middle School in Knoxville, Tennessee.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution. The local cable company was Charter Communications.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 89 Views

Online Digitalized Records of the 1940 Census

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1:37:46 PM - 2:11:22 PM
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1:37:46 PM - 2:11:22 PM

Online Digitalized Records of the 1940 Census

Public Affairs Event

The National Archives held a ceremony to mark the release of an online database with detailed, individual information on more than 15 million Americans who filled out a 1940 census. Panelists talked about the significance of the 1940 Census and the impact of the Great Depression on the era. They also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 33 minutes | 110 Views

Counterterrorism and Cyber Security

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2:14:11 PM - 3:26:52 PM
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2:14:11 PM - 3:26:52 PM

Counterterrorism and Cyber Security

Public Affairs Event

FBI Assistant Directors Ralph Boelter and Gordon Snows spoke at a conference on government security. Mr. Boelter talked about counterterrorism efforts, and Mr. Snow spoke on cyber security.

1 hours, 12 minutes | 612 Views

Iran Sanctions and Military Confrontation

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3:28:20 PM - 5:11:45 PM
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3:28:20 PM - 5:11:45 PM

Iran Sanctions and Military Confrontation

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Panelists debated U.S. foreign policy toward Iran, Iran’s nuclear program, and the prospects of military confrontation.

1 hours, 43 minutes | 459 Views

Weekly Presidential Address

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5:12:05 PM - 5:14:04 PM
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5:12:05 PM - 5:14:04 PM

Weekly Presidential Address

White House Event

President Obama delivered his weekly address. He sent Easter and Passover greetings.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 49 Views

Weekly Republican Address

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5:14:05 PM - 5:19:16 PM
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5:14:05 PM - 5:19:16 PM

Weekly Republican Address

Public Affairs Event

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin delivered the weekly Republican address. She talked about energy policy.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 25 Views

George Mitchell on Middle East Peace

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5:20:06 PM - 6:25:53 PM
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5:20:06 PM - 6:25:53 PM

George Mitchell on Middle East Peace

Public Affairs Event

Former U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell spoke about the current developments and challenges in the Middle East. In his speech, he talked about the Israel-Palestinian conflict and the threat of nuclear weapons and later added that technology should supplement human intelligence, not supplant it. After his speech, he took questions from the audience.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 249 Views

Google Privacy

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6:30:04 PM - 6:59:34 PM
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6:30:04 PM - 6:59:34 PM

Google Privacy

Interview

Marc Rotenberg talked about Google’s new privacy policy, which allows the company to share all of the personal data it has from more than 1 billion users across all of its services. Attorneys general in 32 states have called the policy an invasion of privacy and the EU has said the policy may violate European law. Mr. Rotenberg’s Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) sued the Federal Trade Commission to stop the new privacy policy. A federal court dismissed the lawsuit, but the case is being appealed.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 694 Views

Global Economy

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7:00:00 PM - 8:00:00 PM
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7:00:00 PM - 8:00:00 PM

Global Economy

Public Affairs Event

Financial experts talked about the state of the global economy. Among the topics they addressed were the Eurozone debt crisis, emerging market economies, global governance and the state of the U.S. economy. They also responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 247 Views

ACLU in American Life

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8:00:17 PM - 9:37:15 PM
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8:00:17 PM - 9:37:15 PM

ACLU in American Life

Public Affairs Event

Panelists discussed many of the issues on which national debate has been promoted by litigation and public education from the American Civil Liberties Union. Topics included national security issues of policing and torture, public safety and policing, freedom of thought, campaign finance, civil rights, health care, reproductive rights, academic freedom, and same sex marriage. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The ACLU in American Life” was a program of the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy at Yeshiva University’s Cordozo School of Law, co-sponsored by the Cardozo Student Chapter of the American Constitution Society. It was held in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room.

1 hours, 36 minutes | 478 Views

Tessa Williams StudentCam Interview

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9:37:13 PM - 9:41:20 PM
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9:37:13 PM - 9:41:20 PM

Tessa Williams StudentCam Interview

Interview

Tessa Williams was interviewed about the video, A Religiously Diverse Nation, that she produced with Ashley Sanford and Gabriela Szymanowska, fellow seventh graders at Farragut Middle School in Knoxville, Tennessee. The film was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. 
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution. The local cable company was Charter Communications.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 150 Views

Politics and Women's Health

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9:42:50 PM - 11:04:39 PM
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9:42:50 PM - 11:04:39 PM

Politics and Women's Health

Public Affairs Event

Cecile Richards talked about health care and birth control. In her speech she said that the U.S. is one of the “most backward Western developed countries” for reproductive health care access. She also discussed the Supreme Court oral arguments on the 2010 health care law, and other recent inflammatory public controversies concerning birth control.

1 hours, 21 minutes | 537 Views

Weekly Political Addresses

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11:05:17 PM - 11:12:52 PM
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11:05:17 PM - 11:12:52 PM

Weekly Political Addresses

Public Affairs Event

President Obama delivered his weekly address. He sent Easter and Passover greetings.
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin delivered the weekly Republican address. She talked about energy policy.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 52 Views

Federal Tax Preparation Advice

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11:14:21 PM - 12:39:45 AM
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11:14:21 PM - 12:39:45 AM

Federal Tax Preparation Advice

Call-In

Robert Baldassari and Kevin McCormally talked about changes in the tax code and the different forms necessary to file. They fielded questions from callers about different tax scenarios. They responded to phone calls and electronic communications.

1 hours, 25 minutes | 348 Views

ACLU in American Life

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12:40:37 AM - 2:17:34 AM
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12:40:37 AM - 2:17:34 AM

ACLU in American Life

Public Affairs Event

Panelists discussed many of the issues on which national debate has been promoted by litigation and public education from the American Civil Liberties Union. Topics included national security issues of policing and torture, public safety and policing, freedom of thought, campaign finance, civil rights, health care, reproductive rights, academic freedom, and same sex marriage. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The ACLU in American Life” was a program of the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy at Yeshiva University’s Cordozo School of Law, co-sponsored by the Cardozo Student Chapter of the American Constitution Society. It was held in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room.

1 hours, 36 minutes | 478 Views

A Religiously Diverse Nation

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2:17:34 AM - 2:24:17 AM
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2:17:34 AM - 2:24:17 AM

A Religiously Diverse Nation

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Tessa Williams, Ashley Sanford, and Gabriela Szymanowska’s video, A Religiously Diverse Nation, was one of the middle school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are seventh graders at Farragut Middle School in Knoxville, Tennessee.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution. The local cable company was Charter Communications.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 89 Views

Politics and Women's Health

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2:26:07 AM - 3:47:36 AM
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2:26:07 AM - 3:47:36 AM

Politics and Women's Health

Public Affairs Event

Cecile Richards talked about health care and birth control. In her speech she said that the U.S. is one of the “most backward Western developed countries” for reproductive health care access. She also discussed the Supreme Court oral arguments on the 2010 health care law, and other recent inflammatory public controversies concerning birth control.

1 hours, 21 minutes | 537 Views

Weekly Political Addresses

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3:48:22 AM - 3:55:36 AM
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3:48:22 AM - 3:55:36 AM

Weekly Political Addresses

Public Affairs Event

President Obama delivered his weekly address. He sent Easter and Passover greetings.
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin delivered the weekly Republican address. She talked about energy policy.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 52 Views

Federal Tax Preparation Advice

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3:57:10 AM - 5:22:34 AM
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3:57:10 AM - 5:22:34 AM

Federal Tax Preparation Advice

Call-In

Robert Baldassari and Kevin McCormally talked about changes in the tax code and the different forms necessary to file. They fielded questions from callers about different tax scenarios. They responded to phone calls and electronic communications.

1 hours, 25 minutes | 348 Views

Digital Age and Investigative Journalism

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5:23:51 AM - 6:50:25 AM
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5:23:51 AM - 6:50:25 AM

Digital Age and Investigative Journalism

Public Affairs Event

Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, the two Washington Post reporters who broke the Watergate story, were among the featured speakers in a panel discussion on investigative journalism and the digital age. Mr. Bernstein and Mr. Woodward recounted what happened and how they uncovered the facts in the scandal. Mr. Bernstein in his remarks called the story an assault on the U.S. democracy that simultaneously showed that the U.S. system of governance worked. Both agree that reporters should go after the power centers and hold them accountable, citing the Penn State sex abuse case as an example.
This program contains language some may find objectionable.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 884 Views

Seventh Amendment

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6:50:55 AM - 6:57:58 AM
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6:50:55 AM - 6:57:58 AM

Seventh Amendment

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Dalhia Martinez’s video, Seventh Amendment, was one of the third prize high school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. She was a junior at Clifton J. Ozen High School in Beaumont, Texas. 
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution. The local cable company was Time Warner.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 310 Views

Book Discussion on This Burning Land

In Progress

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6:22:06 AM - 7:12:35 AM
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6:22:06 AM - 7:12:35 AM

Book Discussion on This Burning Land

Public Affairs Event

Greg Myre and Jennifer Griffin talked about their book This Burning Land: Lessons From the Front Lines of the Transformed Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was a presentation of the 5th annual Savannah Book Festival in the rotunda of the Telfair Academy.

0 hours, 50 minutes | 298 Views

Book Discussion on Empire of the Summer Moon

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7:13:59 AM - 8:00:00 AM
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7:13:59 AM - 8:00:00 AM

Book Discussion on Empire of the Summer Moon

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S.C. Gwynne talked about his book Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was a presentation of the 5th annual Savannah Book Festival in the rotunda of the Telfair Academy.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 718 Views

Book Discussion on The Mark Inside

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8:01:46 AM - 8:47:57 AM
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8:01:46 AM - 8:47:57 AM

Book Discussion on The Mark Inside

Public Affairs Event

Amy Reading presents a history of economic cons in the United States and specifically recounts the confidence game that left Texas rancher J. Frank Norfleet penniless in 1919. The author relays that upon realizing he had been taken ina stock market con, Mr. Norfleet left his home armed and in possession of several disguises to seek revenge on the men who swindled him out of his fortune. Amy Reading speaks at The Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 1,314 Views

In Depth with Richard Brookhiser

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8:59:15 AM - 11:58:57 AM
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In Depth with Richard Brookhiser

Call-In

Richard Brookhiser talked about his life and career. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
A video clip was shown of Mr. Brookhiser working in his home in New York City and talking about his writing process.
Richard Brookhiser is a senior editor at the National Review, where he has worked since 1977. He had a column at the New York Observer for 20 years, ending in 2007, and currently writes a column for American History. Mr. Brookhiser wrote and hosted PBS documentaries on George Washington and Alexander Hamilton. He also curated an Alexander Hamilton exhibition at the New York Historical Society in 2004-2005. Mr. Brookhiser was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2008 and the Guggenheim Fellowship in 2011.
Richard Brookhiser is the author of 11 books: The Outside Story: How Democrats and Republican Re-Elected Reagan (1986); The Way of the WASP (1991); Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington (1996); Rules of Civility: The 110 Precepts that Guided Our First President in War and Peace (1997); Alexander Hamilton, American (1999); America’s First Dynasty: The Adamses, 1735-1918 (2002); Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution (2003); What Would the Founding Fathers Do?: Our Questions, Their Answers (2006); George Washington on Leadership (2008); Right Time, Right Place: Coming of Age with William F. Buckley, Jr. and the Conservative Movement (2009); and James Madison (2011).

2 hours, 59 minutes | 3,941 Views

Book Discussion on American Sniper

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11:59:28 AM - 1:01:46 PM
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11:59:28 AM - 1:01:46 PM

Book Discussion on American Sniper

Call-In

U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle talked about his career and his autobiography, American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History. While serving in Iraq from 2003 to 2009, Mr. Kyle accumulated more officially confirmed kills than any other sniper in U.S. military history. In his autobiography, Mr. Kyle, with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice, wrote about his early career as a professional rodeo rider, the challenges he had to overcome to become a SEAL, and his experiences in Iraq. He talked from Dallas, Texas, about his career and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Some language may be offensive to some viewers.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 3,005 Views

Book Discussion on Constitution Cafe

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1:01:58 PM - 2:02:15 PM
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1:01:58 PM - 2:02:15 PM

Book Discussion on Constitution Cafe

Public Affairs Event

Christopher Phillips talked about his book, Constitution Cafe: Jefferson’s Brew for a True Revolution and the reactions he received when he spoke to Americans about revising the U.S. Constitution. He engaged the audience in dialogue. Topics of discussion included a report that the U.S. Constitution is no longer the favored model for those writing new constitutions and what is included in various constitutions.
“Reinventing the Constitution” was a program of the Virginia Festival of the Book which was held in the Charlottesville City Council Chambers.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 461 Views

BookTV Fairs and Festivals

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2:02:16 PM - 2:03:27 PM
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2:02:16 PM - 2:03:27 PM

BookTV Fairs and Festivals

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At The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership’s Annual Meeting, held at James Madison’s Montpelier, the forthcoming book Journey Through Hallowed Ground: Birthplace of the American Ideal was unveiled. Kenneth Garrett, the book’s photographer, showed numerous photographs. The book covers 175 miles of land from Gettysburg to Monticello that is home to fifteen National Historic Landmarks, nine presidential homes, thirteen national parks, and the greatest concentration of Civil War battlefields in the United States. This region encompasses parts of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland and Virginia. 
Then, Ms. Wyatt introduced David McCullough as an inspiration to the movement and celebrated the April 29, 2008, passage of the legislation to designate the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area. She showed three brief promotional videos. David McCullough talked about the importance of recognizing that historic area, of history, and of teaching history.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 30 Views

Book Discussion on Sustainable, Affordable, Prefab

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2:03:28 PM - 3:12:39 PM
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2:03:28 PM - 3:12:39 PM

Book Discussion on Sustainable, Affordable, Prefab

Public Affairs Event

John Quale talked about creating affordable and environmentally sustainable prefabricated housing and discussed how it could be used to improve the housing and environmental problems in the U.S. He focused on the ecoMOD project, and its sister initiative, the ecoREMOD project, which he initiated and directs. Professor Quale used some slides in his presentation and he also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Sustainable, Affordable Housing: Is It Possible?” was a program of the Virginia Festival of the Book which was held in the Charlottesville City Council Chambers. It was co-sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 294 Views

Laura Ingraham Book Signing

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3:12:40 PM - 3:16:33 PM
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3:12:40 PM - 3:16:33 PM

Laura Ingraham Book Signing

Public Affairs Event

Laura Ingraham was shown signing copies of the book she wrote with Raymond Arroyo, Of Thee I Zing: America’s Cultural Decline from Muffin Tops to Body Shots. She was also seen being interviewed. 
She was at the Conservative Political Action Conference, held February 9-11, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 154 Views

Panel on Hidden Heroes of World War II

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3:16:34 PM - 4:24:45 PM
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Panel on Hidden Heroes of World War II

Public Affairs Event

Authors talked about two different men whose experiences in World War II were extraordinary, but not well-known. Robert Gillette talked about his book The Virginia Plan: William B. Thalhimer and a Rescue from Nazi Germany. Then Elliot Carlson talked about his book Joe Rochefort’s War: The Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway. Both authors used slides during their presentations. After the presentations they both responded to questions from members of the audience.
“World War II: Hidden Heroes of the War” was a program of the Virginia Festival of the Book which was held in the Charlottesville City Council Chambers.

1 hours, 8 minutes | 404 Views

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4:31:40 PM - 5:31:39 PM

Panel on Fighting for Civil Rights through Education and War

Public Affairs Event

Authors talked about their books that focused on two different methods by which civil rights for African Americans were advanced. Stephanie Deutsch is the author of You Need a Schoolhouse: Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South. Daniel Haulman is the co-author of The Tuskegee Airmen: An Illustrated History: 1939-1949. They engaged the audience in discussion.
“Fighting for Civil Rights through Education and War” was a program of the Virginia Festival of the Book which was held in the Charlottesville City Council Chambers.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 218 Views

Book Discussion on World of Faith and Freedom

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5:35:22 PM - 6:01:38 PM
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5:35:22 PM - 6:01:38 PM

Book Discussion on World of Faith and Freedom

Interview

Professor Thomas Farr talked about his book World of Faith and Freedom: Why International Religious Liberty Is Vital to American National Security. He was formerly the director of the State Department Office of International Religious Freedom. He also talked about the forthcoming book by Timothy Shah, Religious Freedom: Why Now? Defending an Embattled Human Right. It was produced by the Witherspoon Institute, where Professor Farr is the director of the Task Force on Religious Liberty. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Georgetown University in the Riggs Library.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 368 Views

Book Discussion on A Problem from Hell

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6:02:05 PM - 6:59:03 PM
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6:02:05 PM - 6:59:03 PM

Book Discussion on A Problem from Hell

Booknotes

Ms. Power talked about her book, A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide, published by Basic Books. The books criticizes the U.S. failure to stop genocide such as occurred in Bosnia and Rwanda and explains the basis of the United States' policy of non-intervention.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 1,985 Views

New Books Being Published

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6:59:33 PM - 7:00:45 PM
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New Books Being Published

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0 hours, 1 minutes | 51 Views

Book Discussion on Fit to Serve

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7:01:34 PM - 7:33:03 PM
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Book Discussion on Fit to Serve

Public Affairs Event

Former Ambassador James Hormel talked about his memoir about growing up as an heir to the Hormel Foods fortune and his struggle to become the first openly gay U.S. ambassador. He responded to questions from members of the audience at Book Soup in West Hollywood, California.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 274 Views

Book Discussion on The Agitator's Daughter

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7:33:13 PM - 7:45:04 PM
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7:33:13 PM - 7:45:04 PM

Book Discussion on The Agitator's Daughter

Interview

Sheryll Cashin talked about her book, The Agitator’s Daughter: A Memoir of Four Generations of One Extraordinary African-American Family. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Georgetown University in the Riggs Library.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 470 Views

Book Discussion on America the Beautiful

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7:45:39 PM - 8:58:39 PM
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7:45:39 PM - 8:58:39 PM

Book Discussion on America the Beautiful

Public Affairs Event

Ben Carson presented his thoughts on America’s current social and political landscape. He examined the similarities between empires that declined and the United States and posited what should be done to deter America from following the same path. Dr. Carson talked about his personal formula for success and the philosophy that helped him overcome his obstacles. The title of his talk was “Think Big,” which he used as a mnemonic device for his formula for a successful life based on those letters. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.
This Frank A. Nix Lecture on Ethical Leadership was the keynote speech for the 18th Annual Blackburn Institute Winter Symposium, held at the Birmingham Sheraton Hotel.

1 hours, 13 minutes | 5,216 Views

BookTV Fairs and Festivals

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8:58:45 PM - 8:59:52 PM
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8:58:45 PM - 8:59:52 PM

BookTV Fairs and Festivals

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At The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership’s Annual Meeting, held at James Madison’s Montpelier, the forthcoming book Journey Through Hallowed Ground: Birthplace of the American Ideal was unveiled. Kenneth Garrett, the book’s photographer, showed numerous photographs. The book covers 175 miles of land from Gettysburg to Monticello that is home to fifteen National Historic Landmarks, nine presidential homes, thirteen national parks, and the greatest concentration of Civil War battlefields in the United States. This region encompasses parts of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland and Virginia. 
Then, Ms. Wyatt introduced David McCullough as an inspiration to the movement and celebrated the April 29, 2008, passage of the legislation to designate the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area. She showed three brief promotional videos. David McCullough talked about the importance of recognizing that historic area, of history, and of teaching history.

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Book Discussion on American Sniper

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Book Discussion on American Sniper

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U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle talked about his career and his autobiography, American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History. While serving in Iraq from 2003 to 2009, Mr. Kyle accumulated more officially confirmed kills than any other sniper in U.S. military history. In his autobiography, Mr. Kyle, with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice, wrote about his early career as a professional rodeo rider, the challenges he had to overcome to become a SEAL, and his experiences in Iraq. He talked from Dallas, Texas, about his career and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Some language may be offensive to some viewers.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 3,005 Views

After Words with Liza Mundy

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After Words with Liza Mundy

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Ms. Mundy argues that what she describes as a new economic order - a growing percentage of women earning more than their husbands - is having an effect on the social order. More men are looking at marriage as a means of economic stability or staying home with the children, choices previously reserved for women. She discussed the long-term implications of this and other role reversals with April Ryan.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 1,090 Views

Book Discussion on Killing the Messenger

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Book Discussion on Killing the Messenger

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Investigative reporter Thomas Peele talked about his book in which he recounts the murder of journalist Chauncey Bailey on August 2, 2007 in Oakland, California. Mr. Bailey was working on an article for the Oakland Post about Your Black Muslim Bakery, an organization founded by Yusuf Ali Bey who preached a strain of Black Muslim beliefs that was marked by polygamist practices. Following Bey’s death in 2003, his son Yusuf IV assumed leadership of the group, and ordered the murder of Mr. Bailey to stop the publication of his article. Following Chauncey Bailey’s death, a group of investigative reporters, including Thomas Peele, created the Chauncey Bailey project to complete Mr. Bailey’s article. Thomas Peele was joined by Martin Reynolds, the lead editor on the Chauncey Bailey Project at Diesel Bookstore in Oakland. Mr. Peele read passages from his book and responded to questions from members of the audience.

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John Taylor, former Treasury Under Secretary of International Affairs, gave an overview of the current economic situation and compared it to the recession of the 1980s. He argued that a return to the founding principles of economic and political freedom - limited government, rule of law, strong incentives, reliance on markets, a predictable policy framework - is necessary to make the United States successful again. Professor Taylor responded to questions from members of the audience at the Heritage Foundation.

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Book Discussion on Constitution Cafe

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Book Discussion on Constitution Cafe

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Christopher Phillips talked about his book, Constitution Cafe: Jefferson’s Brew for a True Revolution and the reactions he received when he spoke to Americans about revising the U.S. Constitution. He engaged the audience in dialogue. Topics of discussion included a report that the U.S. Constitution is no longer the favored model for those writing new constitutions and what is included in various constitutions.
“Reinventing the Constitution” was a program of the Virginia Festival of the Book which was held in the Charlottesville City Council Chambers.

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Book Discussion on Sustainable, Affordable, Prefab

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Book Discussion on Sustainable, Affordable, Prefab

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John Quale talked about creating affordable and environmentally sustainable prefabricated housing and discussed how it could be used to improve the housing and environmental problems in the U.S. He focused on the ecoMOD project, and its sister initiative, the ecoREMOD project, which he initiated and directs. Professor Quale used some slides in his presentation and he also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Sustainable, Affordable Housing: Is It Possible?” was a program of the Virginia Festival of the Book which was held in the Charlottesville City Council Chambers. It was co-sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville.

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Publisher Interview: Heartland Institute

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Publisher Interview: Heartland Institute

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Jim Lakely talked about recent books published by the Heartland Institute.
He was interviewed while at the Conservative Political Action Conference, held February 9-11, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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Panel on Hidden Heroes of World War II

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Panel on Hidden Heroes of World War II

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Authors talked about two different men whose experiences in World War II were extraordinary, but not well-known. Robert Gillette talked about his book The Virginia Plan: William B. Thalhimer and a Rescue from Nazi Germany. Then Elliot Carlson talked about his book Joe Rochefort’s War: The Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway. Both authors used slides during their presentations. After the presentations they both responded to questions from members of the audience.
“World War II: Hidden Heroes of the War” was a program of the Virginia Festival of the Book which was held in the Charlottesville City Council Chambers.

1 hours, 7 minutes | 404 Views

Ann Coulter Book Signing

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Ann Coulter Book Signing

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Ann Coulter was shown signing copies of her book Demonic and having her picture taken with fans. She also arranged interviews with French and Danish reporters.
She was at the Conservative Political Action Conference, held February 9-11, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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Panel on Fighting for Civil Rights through Education and War

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Authors talked about their books that focused on two different methods by which civil rights for African Americans were advanced. Stephanie Deutsch is the author of You Need a Schoolhouse: Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South. Daniel Haulman is the co-author of The Tuskegee Airmen: An Illustrated History: 1939-1949. They engaged the audience in discussion.
“Fighting for Civil Rights through Education and War” was a program of the Virginia Festival of the Book which was held in the Charlottesville City Council Chambers.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 218 Views

Book Discussion on The Untold War

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Book Discussion on The Untold War

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Nancy Sherman talked about her latest book, The Untold War: Inside the Hearts, Minds, and Souls of Our Soldiers. Professor Sherman was interviewed at Georgetown University as part of Book TV’s College Series.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 857 Views

Book Discussion on Mr. and Mrs. Madison's War

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Book Discussion on Mr. and Mrs. Madison's War

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Historian Hugh Howard recounts the War of 1812 from the view point of President James Madison and first lady Dolley Madison. The author examines President Madison’s decision to declare war, the first president to do so, and the succeeding battles on land and sea as America fought its second war for independence from Britain. Hugh Howard showed pictures during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience at The Bookloft in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 799 Views

James Madison's Montpelier

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James Madison's Montpelier

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Michael Quinn gave a tour of the home of James and Dolley Madison and talked about why the fourth president of the United States is often called “the father of the U.S. Constitution.” Montpelier, the home of President James Madison, is located ninety miles south of the nation’s capital. The 2,650 acre estate in Orange County, Virginia, is a property of the National Trust for Historic Preservation that is managed by the Montpelier Foundation.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 1,074 Views

Magna Carta Restoration and Display

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Magna Carta Restoration and Display

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Archivist David Ferreiro held a press conference to announce the return to public display of a copy of the 1297 version of the Magna Carta after a year of conservation treatments. One of only four known 1297 originals, the document is on permanent loan by its owner David Rubenstein. They unveiled the restored document to the press. Mr. Rubenstein responded to questions about how he came to own a copy of the Magna Carta, the history of the Magna Carta, and how his early work on Capitol Hill as chief counsel to the Senate subcommittee on constitutional amendments influenced his interests.
Video was shown as Kitty Nicholson talked about the conservation process and Jay Brandenburg described the process of encasing the Magna Carta.
Then Marvin Pinkert showed reporters the spot in the rotunda where the document would be displayed and its new interactive exhibit.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 1,095 Views

Reagan Assassination Attempt

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Reagan Assassination Attempt

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Del Quentin Wilber, author of Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan, recreated the afternoon of March 30, 1981. On that day, John Hinckley, Jr., fired six bullets at President Reagan, who had just completed a speech to the AFL-CIO at the Washington Hilton. He used archival photographs and video, recently declassified audio from the U.S. Secret Service, and he followed the route of the presidential motorcade from the hotel to the George Washington University Hospital. He discussed President Reagan’s reactions, his recovery, and its effect on his presidency as well as on the Secret Service.

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Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, talked from Dallas about the project and the importance and uses of oral history.
This is a portion of an interview.

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Ramon Antonio Nadal Oral History Interview

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Ramon Antonio Nadal Oral History Interview

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Forty years after the first full scale engagement between U.S. troops and the People’s Army of Vietnam, the Vietnam Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock
interviewed veterans from the Battles of the Ia Drang Valley. 
It was after these battles - waged in November 1965 - that North Vietnamese forces began engaging in guerilla warfare. The Americans - outnumbered by the North Vietnamese Army - prevailed, but it was at a heavy cost. 
Next, an interview with Tony Nadal, Commander of Company A, who was the only commander in the battles of Ia Drang with Vietnam combat experience.
This is about 50 minutes.

0 hours, 50 minutes | 445 Views

Clinton's Presidential Gifts

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Clinton's Presidential Gifts

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Get a behind the scenes look at some of the gifts both world leaders and regular Americans gave to President and Mrs. Clinton. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 109 Views

African-American History in Washington, D.C., Part 2

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African-American History in Washington, D.C., Part 2

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Coming up is a program on African-American work and life in Washington, D.C. - especially in the area around the White House known as President’s Park. 
We’ll hear from Alexandra Lane, Rights and Reproductions Coordinator for the White House Historical Association about the Gadsby family and slave trading in D.C. We also hear from Elizabeth Dowling Taylor, author of A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons.
This hour-long event took place at St. John’s Church on the edge of President’s Park.

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African-American History in Washington, D.C., Part 3

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African-American History in Washington, D.C., Part 3

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Coming up is a program on African-American work and life in Washington, D.C. - especially in the area around the White House known as President’s Park. 
We’ll hear about the rise of a free black family residing near President’s Park and about first lady Lou Henry Hoover’s invitation to Jessie De Priest, the wife of United States Congressman Oscar De Priest, to a White House Tea Party.
It was the first time an African American was a guest at the White House since Teddy Roosevelt hosted Booker T. Washington nearly thirty years earlier.

1 hours, 11 minutes | 434 Views

African-American History in Washington, D.C., Part 4

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African-American History in Washington, D.C., Part 4

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This program explores African-American work and life in Washington, D.C. - especially in the area around the White House known as President’s Park. 
Next is a discussion with descendants of the De Priest, Wormley, Syphax, and Jennings families.
This is forty minutes.

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General Douglas MacArthur

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General Douglas MacArthur

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Go to the place where General Douglas MacArthur was born to learn about his family’s background, his birth in this building in Arkansas, an exhibit here on his firing by President Truman, and an address to the people of Little Rock on a return trip to his birthplace later in his career. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.

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Book Discussion on Put Your Bodies Upon the Wheels

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Book Discussion on Put Your Bodies Upon the Wheels

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Kenneth Heineman discussed Put Your Bodies Upon the Wheels: Student Revolt in the 1960s, published by Ivan R. Dee. In his new book, Professor Heineman explores the social, cultural, and economic forces that became a catalyst for college campus protests in the sixties. He asserts that student uprisings and campus protests were partially responsible for the dividing socioeconomic and cultural lines within American politics. The author also writes that as these protesting groups gained strength in numbers and media coverage, their demonstrations moved towards violence. After the presentation the author answered questions from members of the audience.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 232 Views

Eastern Indians and the Land

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Eastern Indians and the Land

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In this program, anthropologist Helen Rountree uses her many years of scientific and historic research to describe how natives of the Virginia piedmont region made use of their environment for food, transportation, and shelter. Professor Rountree argues that the Powhatan Indian women’s brains were like computers because of their detailed knowledge of hundreds of useful plants. The presentation is part of the “From the Earth: The Environment in Virginia’s Past and Future” conference at the Virginia Historical Society.

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The Old Mill in North Little Rock

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The Old Mill in North Little Rock

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North Little Rock’s Mayor Patrick Hays talks about the history of the Old Mill, which is the only building in North Little Rock to have made an appearance in the opening credits of the movie, Gone with the Wind.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 148 Views

Ulysses S. Grant Memorial

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Ulysses S. Grant Memorial

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Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the statue of General Ulysses S. Grant on the U.S. Capitol West Front in Washington, D.C.
Date of interview unknown.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 517 Views

Q&A with Neil Sheehan

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Q&A with Neil Sheehan

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Neil Sheehan talked about his book, A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon (Random House; September 22, 2009). The book tells the story of the nuclear arms race and the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile through the eyes of Air Force General Bernard Schriever. In 1954, General Schriever was the head of a research team that led to putting satellites in space and the development of missiles like the ICBM.
21 years ago this month, Neil Sheehan sat for five 30-minute interviews about his previous book, A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam. Those interviews subsequently were the inspiration for C-SPAN’s 16 year series “Booknotes.” Video clips from the 1988 program were shown to compare and contrast the two books and Mr. Sheehan’s experiences in writing each of them.
Neil Sheehan spent three years in Vietnam as a war correspondent for United Press International and The New York Times and won numerous awards for his reporting. In 1971, he obtained the Pentagon Papers, which brought the Times the Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for meritorious public service. In 1989, Mr. Sheehan won the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction and the National Book Award for A Bright Shining Lie.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 844 Views

Reagan Assassination Attempt

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Reagan Assassination Attempt

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Del Quentin Wilber, author of Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan, recreated the afternoon of March 30, 1981. On that day, John Hinckley, Jr., fired six bullets at President Reagan, who had just completed a speech to the AFL-CIO at the Washington Hilton. He used archival photographs and video, recently declassified audio from the U.S. Secret Service, and he followed the route of the presidential motorcade from the hotel to the George Washington University Hospital. He discussed President Reagan’s reactions, his recovery, and its effect on his presidency as well as on the Secret Service.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 1,972 Views

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First Among Equals: George Washington and the American Presidency

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To mark George Washington’s birthday, the American Enterprise Institute hosted a gathering of political thinkers to consider the presidency and legacy of our nation’s first chief executive. Among the topics discussed are Washington’s Farewell Address and the many precedents he set for his successors, including what many historians consider to be his most lasting legacy - his decision to relinquish power after only two terms in office. This program is 90 minutes.

1 hours, 27 minutes | 618 Views

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Reading of President George Washington's Farewell Address

Senate Highlight

Senator Shaheen (D-NH) read George Washington’s 1796 Farewell Address. The reading is done annually in the Senate.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 884 Views

Arkansas Civil War Flags

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Arkansas Civil War Flags

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Get a behind the scenes preview of a new exhibit coming to the Old State House in Little Rock, Arkansas, which examines the stories of these rare flags and the people who carried them into battle.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 266 Views

Shiloh Battlefield Tour

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Shiloh Battlefield Tour

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The Civil War Battle of Shiloh took place April 6 and 7, 1862, in Hardin County, Tennessee, and resulted in a Union victory over Confederate forces attempting to defend two major western railroads servicing the strategically important Mississippi Valley region. Nearly 110,000 troops took part in the fighting, which produced almost 24,000 casualties, making it the bloodiest battle to that point in U.S. history. American History TV visited Shiloh National Military Park, where Stacy Allen, the park’s chief ranger, gave us a tour of the battlefield.

2 hours, 1 minutes | 2,966 Views

Edmund Burke and the Origins of Modern Conservatism

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Edmund Burke and the Origins of Modern Conservatism

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This week, former General Counsel to the Republican National Committee David Norcross looks at Edmund Burke and the Origins of Modern Conservatism.
Mr. Norcross is a guest lecturer at The Citadel Military College in Charleston, South Carolina, in a course called “The Conservative Intellectual Tradition in America,” taught by Citadel International Politics and American Government professor Mallory Factor.
This is an hour and a half.

1 hours, 30 minutes | 970 Views

James K. Polk Ancestral Home

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James K. Polk Ancestral Home

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John Holtzapple led a tour of the James K. Polk Ancestral Home in Columbia, Tennessee. It is the only surviving home -- save the White House -- in which the eleventh president lived. He stayed there with his parents from 1818, practicing law and begning his political career in the state legislature, until his marriage in 1824. Before serving as president, James K. Polk served as speaker of the United States House of Representatives and as the governor of Tennessee. He was president from 1845 to 1849, and died of cholera just three months after leaving the presidency. The James K. Polk Ancestral Home displays original items from his years in Tennessee and Washington, D.C., including furniture, paintings, and White House china. Mr. Holtzapple responded to questions from members of the Presidents & Patriots Historical Tours group being led by historian Richard Norton Smith and accompanied by a C-SPAN video journalist on a 10-day tour.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 663 Views

Ulysses S. Grant Memorial

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Ulysses S. Grant Memorial

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Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the statue of General Ulysses S. Grant on the U.S. Capitol West Front in Washington, D.C.
Date of interview unknown.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 517 Views

Shiloh Battlefield Tour

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Shiloh Battlefield Tour

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The Civil War Battle of Shiloh took place April 6 and 7, 1862, in Hardin County, Tennessee, and resulted in a Union victory over Confederate forces attempting to defend two major western railroads servicing the strategically important Mississippi Valley region. Nearly 110,000 troops took part in the fighting, which produced almost 24,000 casualties, making it the bloodiest battle to that point in U.S. history. American History TV visited Shiloh National Military Park, where Stacy Allen, the park’s chief ranger, gave us a tour of the battlefield.

2 hours, 0 minutes | 2,966 Views

Edmund Burke and the Origins of Modern Conservatism

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Edmund Burke and the Origins of Modern Conservatism

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This week, former General Counsel to the Republican National Committee David Norcross looks at Edmund Burke and the Origins of Modern Conservatism.
Mr. Norcross is a guest lecturer at The Citadel Military College in Charleston, South Carolina, in a course called “The Conservative Intellectual Tradition in America,” taught by Citadel International Politics and American Government professor Mallory Factor.
This is an hour and a half.

1 hours, 30 minutes | 970 Views

James K. Polk Ancestral Home

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James K. Polk Ancestral Home

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John Holtzapple led a tour of the James K. Polk Ancestral Home in Columbia, Tennessee. It is the only surviving home -- save the White House -- in which the eleventh president lived. He stayed there with his parents from 1818, practicing law and begning his political career in the state legislature, until his marriage in 1824. Before serving as president, James K. Polk served as speaker of the United States House of Representatives and as the governor of Tennessee. He was president from 1845 to 1849, and died of cholera just three months after leaving the presidency. The James K. Polk Ancestral Home displays original items from his years in Tennessee and Washington, D.C., including furniture, paintings, and White House china. Mr. Holtzapple responded to questions from members of the Presidents & Patriots Historical Tours group being led by historian Richard Norton Smith and accompanied by a C-SPAN video journalist on a 10-day tour.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 663 Views

Ulysses S. Grant Memorial

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Ulysses S. Grant Memorial

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Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the statue of General Ulysses S. Grant on the U.S. Capitol West Front in Washington, D.C.
Date of interview unknown.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 517 Views

Reagan Assassination Attempt

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Reagan Assassination Attempt

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Del Quentin Wilber, author of Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan, recreated the afternoon of March 30, 1981. On that day, John Hinckley, Jr., fired six bullets at President Reagan, who had just completed a speech to the AFL-CIO at the Washington Hilton. He used archival photographs and video, recently declassified audio from the U.S. Secret Service, and he followed the route of the presidential motorcade from the hotel to the George Washington University Hospital. He discussed President Reagan’s reactions, his recovery, and its effect on his presidency as well as on the Secret Service.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 1,972 Views

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2:31:21 AM - 3:58:21 AM

First Among Equals: George Washington and the American Presidency

Public Affairs Event

To mark George Washington’s birthday, the American Enterprise Institute hosted a gathering of political thinkers to consider the presidency and legacy of our nation’s first chief executive. Among the topics discussed are Washington’s Farewell Address and the many precedents he set for his successors, including what many historians consider to be his most lasting legacy - his decision to relinquish power after only two terms in office. This program is 90 minutes.

1 hours, 27 minutes | 618 Views

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3:58:49 AM - 4:43:22 AM

Reading of President George Washington's Farewell Address

Senate Highlight

Senator Shaheen (D-NH) read George Washington’s 1796 Farewell Address. The reading is done annually in the Senate.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 884 Views

Arkansas Civil War Flags

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Arkansas Civil War Flags

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Get a behind the scenes preview of a new exhibit coming to the Old State House in Little Rock, Arkansas, which examines the stories of these rare flags and the people who carried them into battle.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 266 Views

Book Discussion on Put Your Bodies Upon the Wheels

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5:00:34 AM - 6:03:54 AM
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5:00:34 AM - 6:03:54 AM

Book Discussion on Put Your Bodies Upon the Wheels

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Kenneth Heineman discussed Put Your Bodies Upon the Wheels: Student Revolt in the 1960s, published by Ivan R. Dee. In his new book, Professor Heineman explores the social, cultural, and economic forces that became a catalyst for college campus protests in the sixties. He asserts that student uprisings and campus protests were partially responsible for the dividing socioeconomic and cultural lines within American politics. The author also writes that as these protesting groups gained strength in numbers and media coverage, their demonstrations moved towards violence. After the presentation the author answered questions from members of the audience.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 232 Views

Eastern Indians and the Land

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6:04:56 AM - 6:54:08 AM
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6:04:56 AM - 6:54:08 AM

Eastern Indians and the Land

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In this program, anthropologist Helen Rountree uses her many years of scientific and historic research to describe how natives of the Virginia piedmont region made use of their environment for food, transportation, and shelter. Professor Rountree argues that the Powhatan Indian women’s brains were like computers because of their detailed knowledge of hundreds of useful plants. The presentation is part of the “From the Earth: The Environment in Virginia’s Past and Future” conference at the Virginia Historical Society.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 458 Views

The Old Mill in North Little Rock

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6:54:23 AM - 6:56:45 AM
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6:54:23 AM - 6:56:45 AM

The Old Mill in North Little Rock

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North Little Rock’s Mayor Patrick Hays talks about the history of the Old Mill, which is the only building in North Little Rock to have made an appearance in the opening credits of the movie, Gone with the Wind.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 148 Views