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Federal Reserve Interest Rate Policy

LIVE

Airing Time:

7:00:08 AM - 7:06:29 AM
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7:00:08 AM - 7:06:29 AM

Federal Reserve Interest Rate Policy

Call-In

Zachary Goldfarb spoke by phone about the Federal Reserve policy of low interest rates to support economic recovery. Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke has been criticized by some economic experts over the policy and believe the central bank should pursue higher inflation to lower the unemployment rate.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 106 Views

Open Phones

LIVE

Airing Time:

7:06:30 AM - 7:42:45 AM
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7:06:30 AM - 7:42:45 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for comments, “Is the Federal Reserve’s low interest rate policy helping or hurting the economy?”

0 hours, 36 minutes | 190 Views

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

LIVE

Airing Time:

7:44:47 AM - 8:18:35 AM
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7:44:47 AM - 8:18:35 AM

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Call-In

Christopher Matthews talked about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) in relation to allegations that Wal-Mart suppressed an internal investigation into bribery in Mexico in 2005. FCPA bars American companies from bribing officials overseas to obtain business, Mr. Mathews also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 33 minutes | 725 Views

The Constitution and the Camps

Airing Time:

8:18:40 AM - 8:27:01 AM
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8:18:40 AM - 8:27:01 AM

The Constitution and the Camps

Vignette

Matthew Shimura’s video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment, was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a ninth grader at Punahou School in Honolulu.
The local cable company was Time Warner.
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.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 12,610 Views

Matthew Shimura StudentCam Interview

LIVE

Airing Time:

8:27:01 AM - 8:39:54 AM
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8:27:01 AM - 8:39:54 AM

Matthew Shimura StudentCam Interview

Interview

Matthew Shimura was interviewed on April 25, 2012, about his video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment. The film was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a ninth grader at Punahou School in Honolulu. Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) also talked about Matthew’s video, and his own view of this period in American history.
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.
Matthew participated by remote access from Hawaii.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 2,556 Views

Due Process and Internment Camps

LIVE

Airing Time:

8:39:54 AM - 9:00:25 AM
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8:39:54 AM - 9:00:25 AM

Due Process and Internment Camps

Call-In

Terumi Rafferty-Osaki talked about the Due Process Clause of the 5th Amendment and Japanese-American internment camps. He discussed the history of the camps and how they came into being, and he also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 20 minutes | 1,090 Views

House Session

LIVE

Airing Time:

9:00:35 AM - 3:08:23 PM
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9:00:35 AM - 3:08:23 PM

House Session

House Proceeding

cybersecurity bill, college loan interest rate bill

6 hours, 7 minutes | 736 Views

Tribute to Representative Donald Payne

Airing Time:

3:18:38 PM - 4:23:59 PM
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3:18:38 PM - 4:23:59 PM

Tribute to Representative Donald Payne

Public Affairs Event

A ceremony was held honoring Representative Donald Payne (D-NJ), who died on March 6, 2012, from colon cancer at the age of 77. Following Presentation of the Colors and invocation, congressional members, his son and brother, and Vice President Joe Biden spoke of Representative Payne’s life and career.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 404 Views

Representative Paul Ryan on the Federal Budget and Debt

Airing Time:

4:26:50 PM - 5:24:01 PM
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4:26:50 PM - 5:24:01 PM

Representative Paul Ryan on the Federal Budget and Debt

Public Affairs Event

House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked about the House Republican budget plan. In his speech he said President Obama’s economic policies have made the U.S. poorer. He also rebutted criticisms of the Republican budget from some Catholics, who say the plan unfairly cutting food stamp and other similar programs. Representative Ryan said the poor cannot be helped by making the government poorer.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 668 Views

Vice President Biden on U.S. Foreign Policy

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5:24:23 PM - 6:14:05 PM
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5:24:23 PM - 6:14:05 PM

Vice President Biden on U.S. Foreign Policy

Public Affairs Event

Vice President Joe Biden contrasted Obama administration foreign policies versus those Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has proposed. In his speech he said the Obama administration’s record could be summed up in a bumper-sticker slogan: “Osama bin Laden is dead, and General Motors is alive.”

0 hours, 49 minutes | 407 Views

Due Process and Internment Camps

Airing Time:

6:15:42 PM - 6:36:20 PM
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6:15:42 PM - 6:36:20 PM

Due Process and Internment Camps

Call-In

Terumi Rafferty-Osaki talked about the Due Process Clause of the 5th Amendment and Japanese-American internment camps. He discussed the history of the camps and how they came into being, and he also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 20 minutes | 1,090 Views

White House reporters talked about their preparation of information for their stories, and the Obama administration record on granting more access and transparency. The responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 436 Views

Military Personnel Education Fraud Protection

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7:31:13 PM - 8:00:01 PM
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7:31:13 PM - 8:00:01 PM

Military Personnel Education Fraud Protection

White House Event

President Obama spoke to troops and veterans at Fort Stewart in Georgia. He talked about his new executive order intended to help U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families avoid being victims of education fraud. The order requires more transparency about the debt military personnel take on, as well as cutting down on aggressive marketing that targets people using military education benefits.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 2,077 Views

Arizona v. United States Oral Argument

Airing Time:

8:02:10 PM - 9:23:04 PM
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8:02:10 PM - 9:23:04 PM

Arizona v. United States Oral Argument

Public Affairs Event

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. U.S.. The case involves the issue of whether the federal government or states have the right to enforce immigration law. Arizona’s law includes provisions requiring police to check the immigration status of anyone detained or suspected of being in the country illegally. Immigrants must carry their papers at all times. Illegal immigrants are banned from soliciting for work in public places and police can arrest immigrants without a warrant if an officer believes they have committed a crime that would make them deportable.
Justice Elena Kagan recused herself from the Supreme Court oral argument as she was President Obama’s solicitor general when the federal government filed the lawsuit against Arizona.

1 hours, 20 minutes | 3,499 Views

Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates

Airing Time:

9:25:40 PM - 10:59:46 PM
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9:25:40 PM - 10:59:46 PM

Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates

House Highlight

House members debated H.R. 4628, the Interest Rate Reduction Act for student loans.

1 hours, 34 minutes | 136 Views

Military Personnel Education Fraud Protection

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11:02:00 PM - 11:42:32 PM
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11:02:00 PM - 11:42:32 PM

Military Personnel Education Fraud Protection

White House Event

President Obama spoke to troops and veterans at Fort Stewart in Georgia. He talked about his new executive order intended to help U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families avoid being victims of education fraud. The order requires more transparency about the debt military personnel take on, as well as cutting down on aggressive marketing that targets people using military education benefits.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 2,077 Views

The Constitution and the Camps

Airing Time:

11:45:12 PM - 11:53:33 PM
Close

11:45:12 PM - 11:53:33 PM

The Constitution and the Camps

Vignette

Matthew Shimura’s video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment, was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a ninth grader at Punahou School in Honolulu.
The local cable company was Time Warner.
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.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 12,610 Views

Matthew Shimura StudentCam Interview

Airing Time:

11:53:33 PM - 12:05:11 AM
Close

11:53:33 PM - 12:05:11 AM

Matthew Shimura StudentCam Interview

Interview

Matthew Shimura was interviewed on April 25, 2012, about his video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment. The film was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a ninth grader at Punahou School in Honolulu. Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) also talked about Matthew’s video, and his own view of this period in American history.
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.
Matthew participated by remote access from Hawaii.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 2,556 Views

Arizona v. United States Oral Argument

Airing Time:

12:06:48 AM - 1:27:45 AM
Close

12:06:48 AM - 1:27:45 AM

Arizona v. United States Oral Argument

Public Affairs Event

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. U.S.. The case involves the issue of whether the federal government or states have the right to enforce immigration law. Arizona’s law includes provisions requiring police to check the immigration status of anyone detained or suspected of being in the country illegally. Immigrants must carry their papers at all times. Illegal immigrants are banned from soliciting for work in public places and police can arrest immigrants without a warrant if an officer believes they have committed a crime that would make them deportable.
Justice Elena Kagan recused herself from the Supreme Court oral argument as she was President Obama’s solicitor general when the federal government filed the lawsuit against Arizona.

1 hours, 20 minutes | 3,499 Views

Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates

Airing Time:

1:31:16 AM - 2:55:29 AM
Close

1:31:16 AM - 2:55:29 AM

Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates

House Highlight

House members debated H.R. 4628, the Interest Rate Reduction Act for student loans.

1 hours, 24 minutes | 136 Views

Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates

Airing Time:

2:55:29 AM - 3:04:21 AM
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2:55:29 AM - 3:04:21 AM

Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates

House Highlight

House members debated H.R. 4628, the Interest Rate Reduction Act for student loans.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 136 Views

Military Personnel Education Fraud Protection

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3:06:22 AM - 3:46:50 AM
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3:06:22 AM - 3:46:50 AM

Military Personnel Education Fraud Protection

White House Event

President Obama spoke to troops and veterans at Fort Stewart in Georgia. He talked about his new executive order intended to help U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families avoid being victims of education fraud. The order requires more transparency about the debt military personnel take on, as well as cutting down on aggressive marketing that targets people using military education benefits.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 2,077 Views

Medicare Cost Control

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3:48:33 AM - 5:22:15 AM
Close

3:48:33 AM - 5:22:15 AM

Medicare Cost Control

House Committee

Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a voucher to shop for their own private health insurance. Under their so-called “premium support” plan, Medicare would no longer provide a “defined benefit.” Instead, beneficiaries would receive a “defined contribution” toward the cost of health insurance.

1 hours, 33 minutes | 761 Views

Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates

Airing Time:

5:24:41 AM - 6:48:54 AM
Close

5:24:41 AM - 6:48:54 AM

Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates

House Highlight

House members debated H.R. 4628, the Interest Rate Reduction Act for student loans.

1 hours, 24 minutes | 136 Views

Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates

Airing Time:

6:48:54 AM - 6:57:46 AM
Close

6:48:54 AM - 6:57:46 AM

Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates

House Highlight

House members debated H.R. 4628, the Interest Rate Reduction Act for student loans.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 136 Views

Homeland Security Oversight

In Progress

Airing Time:

5:19:48 AM - 7:46:59 AM
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5:19:48 AM - 7:46:59 AM

Homeland Security Oversight

Senate Committee

Secretary Janet Napolitano testified at an oversight hearing of the Department of Homeland Security. In her remarks and answers to questions she addressed a number of issues, including immigration, the issue of people who overstay their visas in the U.S. Secret Service conduct, and homegrown terrorism.

2 hours, 27 minutes | 3,215 Views

Ann Romney Remarks

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7:48:09 AM - 8:07:34 AM
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7:48:09 AM - 8:07:34 AM

Ann Romney Remarks

Public Affairs Event

Ann Romney spoke at the Prescott Bush awards dinner.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 9,645 Views

Mexican Economic Competitiveness

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8:08:46 AM - 9:02:13 AM
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8:08:46 AM - 9:02:13 AM

Mexican Economic Competitiveness

Public Affairs Event

Mexican President Felipe Calderon gave the keynote address at the U.S.-Mexico Leadership Initiative Business Summit. He talked about his country’s economic competitiveness and the importance of trade.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 157 Views

Medicare Cost Control

LIVE

Airing Time:

9:02:43 AM - 10:37:18 AM
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9:02:43 AM - 10:37:18 AM

Medicare Cost Control

House Committee

Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a voucher to shop for their own private health insurance. Under their so-called “premium support” plan, Medicare would no longer provide a “defined benefit.” Instead, beneficiaries would receive a “defined contribution” toward the cost of health insurance.

1 hours, 34 minutes | 761 Views

Veterans' Mental Health Care

Airing Time:

10:38:54 AM - 12:17:04 PM
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10:38:54 AM - 12:17:04 PM

Veterans' Mental Health Care

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified veterans' access to mental health care. They talked about the results of a report which concluded that veterans had to wait nearly two months for access to mental health providers, but that 95 percent of new patients were seen within 14-day time frame. Other parts of the investigation cast doubts on that high figure, indicating far fewer personnel had access within the two-week goal.

1 hours, 38 minutes | 565 Views

Open Phones

Airing Time:

12:19:08 PM - 12:39:44 PM
Close

12:19:08 PM - 12:39:44 PM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for comments, “Is the Federal Reserve’s low interest rate policy helping or hurting the economy?”

0 hours, 20 minutes | 190 Views

Military Personnel Education Fraud Protection

LIVE

Airing Time:

12:40:22 PM - 1:20:16 PM
Close

12:40:22 PM - 1:20:16 PM

Military Personnel Education Fraud Protection

White House Event

President Obama spoke to troops and veterans at Fort Stewart in Georgia. He talked about his new executive order intended to help U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families avoid being victims of education fraud. The order requires more transparency about the debt military personnel take on, as well as cutting down on aggressive marketing that targets people using military education benefits.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 2,077 Views

The Constitution and the Camps

Airing Time:

1:20:57 PM - 1:29:18 PM
Close

1:20:57 PM - 1:29:18 PM

The Constitution and the Camps

Vignette

Matthew Shimura’s video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment, was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a ninth grader at Punahou School in Honolulu.
The local cable company was Time Warner.
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.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 12,610 Views

Military Commission Reforms

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1:30:14 PM - 3:04:14 PM
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1:30:14 PM - 3:04:14 PM

Military Commission Reforms

Public Affairs Event

Brigadier General Mark Martins talked about changes made to military commissions.

1 hours, 34 minutes | 570 Views

Biotechnology Research and Bioterrorism Risks

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3:05:50 PM - 4:29:32 PM
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3:05:50 PM - 4:29:32 PM

Biotechnology Research and Bioterrorism Risks

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified on the use of dual-use research, which can be used for scientific and medical purposes but can also be quite dangerous if mishandled or used for the purposes of bioterrorism.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 440 Views

U.S. Foreign Policy

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4:30:42 PM - 5:31:19 PM
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4:30:42 PM - 5:31:19 PM

U.S. Foreign Policy

Public Affairs Event

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke about U.S. foreign policy. In his remarks he called for stronger U.S. leadership and engagement globally. Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT), who introduced Senator Rubio, called him a rising star in the next generation of foreign policy leaders. Following his speech, Senator Rubio answered questions from Marvin Kalb.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 1,470 Views

Homeland Security Oversight

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5:32:49 PM - 8:00:00 PM
Close

5:32:49 PM - 8:00:00 PM

Homeland Security Oversight

Senate Committee

Secretary Janet Napolitano testified at an oversight hearing of the Department of Homeland Security. In her remarks and answers to questions she addressed a number of issues, including immigration, the issue of people who overstay their visas in the U.S. Secret Service conduct, and homegrown terrorism.

2 hours, 27 minutes | 3,215 Views

U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges

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8:00:45 PM - 8:44:21 PM
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8:00:45 PM - 8:44:21 PM

U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges

Public Affairs Event

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about some of the international challenges facing the U.S. and the importance of engaging in “multi-dimensional diplomacy” to help settle disputes and achieve worldwide peace. Secretary Clinton also received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 285 Views

Medicare Cost Control

Airing Time:

8:46:21 PM - 10:19:45 PM
Close

8:46:21 PM - 10:19:45 PM

Medicare Cost Control

House Committee

Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a voucher to shop for their own private health insurance. Under their so-called “premium support” plan, Medicare would no longer provide a “defined benefit.” Instead, beneficiaries would receive a “defined contribution” toward the cost of health insurance.

1 hours, 33 minutes | 761 Views

Close

10:21:47 PM - 11:14:48 PM

White House Correspondents' Association Student Scholarship Luncheon

Public Affairs Event

White House reporters talked about their preparation of information for their stories, and the Obama administration record on granting more access and transparency. The responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 436 Views

Town Hall Meeting on the 2012 Farm Bill

Airing Time:

11:16:57 PM - 12:01:57 AM
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11:16:57 PM - 12:01:57 AM

Town Hall Meeting on the 2012 Farm Bill

Public Affairs Event

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson took part in a town hall with American University students. She discussed a wide range of issues, including high gas prices, sustainable and renewable energy, and climate change.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 158 Views

U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges

Airing Time:

12:04:15 AM - 12:47:53 AM
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12:04:15 AM - 12:47:53 AM

U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges

Public Affairs Event

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about some of the international challenges facing the U.S. and the importance of engaging in “multi-dimensional diplomacy” to help settle disputes and achieve worldwide peace. Secretary Clinton also received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 285 Views

Medicare Cost Control

Airing Time:

12:49:22 AM - 2:22:54 AM
Close

12:49:22 AM - 2:22:54 AM

Medicare Cost Control

House Committee

Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a voucher to shop for their own private health insurance. Under their so-called “premium support” plan, Medicare would no longer provide a “defined benefit.” Instead, beneficiaries would receive a “defined contribution” toward the cost of health insurance.

1 hours, 33 minutes | 761 Views

White House reporters talked about their preparation of information for their stories, and the Obama administration record on granting more access and transparency. The responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 436 Views

Matthew Shimura StudentCam Interview

Airing Time:

3:20:05 AM - 3:31:43 AM
Close

3:20:05 AM - 3:31:43 AM

Matthew Shimura StudentCam Interview

Interview

Matthew Shimura was interviewed on April 25, 2012, about his video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment. The film was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a ninth grader at Punahou School in Honolulu. Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) also talked about Matthew’s video, and his own view of this period in American history.
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.
Matthew participated by remote access from Hawaii.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 2,556 Views

Due Process and Internment Camps

Airing Time:

3:31:43 AM - 3:52:21 AM
Close

3:31:43 AM - 3:52:21 AM

Due Process and Internment Camps

Call-In

Terumi Rafferty-Osaki talked about the Due Process Clause of the 5th Amendment and Japanese-American internment camps. He discussed the history of the camps and how they came into being, and he also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 20 minutes | 1,090 Views

Town Hall Meeting on the 2012 Farm Bill

Airing Time:

3:54:29 AM - 4:39:34 AM
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3:54:29 AM - 4:39:34 AM

Town Hall Meeting on the 2012 Farm Bill

Public Affairs Event

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson took part in a town hall with American University students. She discussed a wide range of issues, including high gas prices, sustainable and renewable energy, and climate change.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 158 Views

Review of the Freedom of Information Act

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4:41:21 AM - 6:07:45 AM
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4:41:21 AM - 6:07:45 AM

Review of the Freedom of Information Act

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified on how best to protect critical infrastructure information throughout our government, while at the same time safe-guarding the public’s right to know.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 76 Views

Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program

Airing Time:

6:09:54 AM - 7:59:03 AM

Continues

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6:09:54 AM - 7:59:03 AM

Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program

House Committee

House Republicans and Democrats questioned the Homeland Security department about a leaked memo detailing problems at the agency in charge of chemical facility security. Department of Homeland Security Undersecretary Rand Beers told the House Energy Subcommittee that issues raised in the report were being addressed, and that the risk of an attack on a chemical facility had been reduced over the previous several years.

1 hours, 49 minutes | 365 Views

Secretary Ken Salazar on U.S. Energy Policy

In Progress

Airing Time:

6:55:08 AM - 7:52:52 AM
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6:55:08 AM - 7:52:52 AM

Secretary Ken Salazar on U.S. Energy Policy

National Press Club

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar talked about domestic energy issues, including energy independence, high gas prices, and renewable energy. Following his prepared remarks, Secretary Salazar answered written questions from the audience.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 2,241 Views

Consumer Choice and Online Video

Airing Time:

7:55:10 AM - 9:57:30 AM
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7:55:10 AM - 9:57:30 AM

Consumer Choice and Online Video

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified about the impact of accessing video content online and via mobile devices on consumers, technology, and business

2 hours, 2 minutes | 480 Views

Violence Against Women Act

LIVE

Airing Time:

10:02:13 AM - 10:19:43 AM
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10:02:13 AM - 10:19:43 AM

Violence Against Women Act

News Conference

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Democratic women held a press briefing to focus on the House Republican proposal to pay for student loan interest rate, which would cut women’s health programs. They also called on House representatives to take up the Violence Against Women Act, which passed the Senate on a bipartisan basis.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 515 Views

Uganda's Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Party

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10:20:31 AM - 12:17:09 PM
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10:20:31 AM - 12:17:09 PM

Uganda's Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Party

Senate Committee

Two Ugandans who were abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) testified before a Senate subcommittee on African affairs. One of them Jacob Acaye, was made famous by the Kony video released by an NGO (non-governmental agency) earlier in 2012. Senators also heard from State and Defense Department officials who explained U.S. efforts in the central African region affected by the LRA. The LRA was known for kidnapping women and children for use as sex slaves and child soldiers.

1 hours, 56 minutes | 422 Views

Mexican Economic Competitiveness

Airing Time:

12:19:05 PM - 1:12:32 PM
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12:19:05 PM - 1:12:32 PM

Mexican Economic Competitiveness

Public Affairs Event

Mexican President Felipe Calderon gave the keynote address at the U.S.-Mexico Leadership Initiative Business Summit. He talked about his country’s economic competitiveness and the importance of trade.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 157 Views

Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

Airing Time:

1:13:59 PM - 1:46:54 PM
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1:13:59 PM - 1:46:54 PM

Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

News Conference

The Social Security and Medicare fund trustees released their annual report on the fiscal condition of both federal programs. Trustees included Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 345 Views

Afghanistan Security and Reconstruction, Part 2

Airing Time:

1:49:11 PM - 2:36:21 PM
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1:49:11 PM - 2:36:21 PM

Afghanistan Security and Reconstruction, Part 2

Public Affairs Event

Major General John Toolan, commander of the International Security Assistance Force, discussed the current operations in his area of Afghanistan, the southwest region.
Part 1 of this program can be viewed under program identification number 305594-1.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 147 Views

MF Global Bankruptcy Investigation

Airing Time:

2:38:28 PM - 4:27:34 PM
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2:38:28 PM - 4:27:34 PM

MF Global Bankruptcy Investigation

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified on the implications of and lessons learned from the collapse of MF Global. Topics included the latest on the continuing investigation, recovery efforts of missing funds, and how to better protect customer segregated accounts in the future.

1 hours, 49 minutes | 1,972 Views

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Airing Time:

4:28:45 PM - 5:01:32 PM
Close

4:28:45 PM - 5:01:32 PM

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Call-In

Christopher Matthews talked about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) in relation to allegations that Wal-Mart suppressed an internal investigation into bribery in Mexico in 2005. FCPA bars American companies from bribing officials overseas to obtain business, Mr. Mathews also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 725 Views

Politics of the South

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5:02:26 PM - 6:09:02 PM
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5:02:26 PM - 6:09:02 PM

Politics of the South

Public Affairs Event

Former Virginia Governor Douglas Wilder talked about Southern politics.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 125 Views

Constitutionality of Arizona's Immigration Law

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6:09:28 PM - 8:00:00 PM
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6:09:28 PM - 8:00:00 PM

Constitutionality of Arizona's Immigration Law

Senate Committee

Current and former Arizona state officials testified on the constitutionality of their state’s immigration law and its impact on the state’s Latino community. 
Following the end of the hearing, one of the witnesses, Russell Pearce, who was one of the chief author’s of the law, spoke with reporters.

1 hours, 50 minutes | 4,594 Views

Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program

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8:00:32 PM - 9:49:38 PM
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8:00:32 PM - 9:49:38 PM

Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program

House Committee

House Republicans and Democrats questioned the Homeland Security department about a leaked memo detailing problems at the agency in charge of chemical facility security. Department of Homeland Security Undersecretary Rand Beers told the House Energy Subcommittee that issues raised in the report were being addressed, and that the risk of an attack on a chemical facility had been reduced over the previous several years.

1 hours, 49 minutes | 365 Views

Biotechnology Research and Bioterrorism Risks

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9:51:32 PM - 11:22:27 PM
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9:51:32 PM - 11:22:27 PM

Biotechnology Research and Bioterrorism Risks

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified on the use of dual-use research, which can be used for scientific and medical purposes but can also be quite dangerous if mishandled or used for the purposes of bioterrorism.

1 hours, 30 minutes | 440 Views

Veterans' Mental Health Care

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11:24:00 PM - 1:02:12 AM
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11:24:00 PM - 1:02:12 AM

Veterans' Mental Health Care

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified veterans' access to mental health care. They talked about the results of a report which concluded that veterans had to wait nearly two months for access to mental health providers, but that 95 percent of new patients were seen within 14-day time frame. Other parts of the investigation cast doubts on that high figure, indicating far fewer personnel had access within the two-week goal.

1 hours, 38 minutes | 565 Views

Statement by Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt

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1:03:50 AM - 2:00:02 AM
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1:03:50 AM - 2:00:02 AM

Statement by Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt

International Telecasts

British Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt made a statement to the House of Commons about the resignation of his special adviser Adam Smith over the role in News Corporations' attempt to take over satellite broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB). Mr Hunt maintained that he had done nothing wrong.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 151 Views

Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program

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2:00:23 AM - 3:49:32 AM
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2:00:23 AM - 3:49:32 AM

Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program

House Committee

House Republicans and Democrats questioned the Homeland Security department about a leaked memo detailing problems at the agency in charge of chemical facility security. Department of Homeland Security Undersecretary Rand Beers told the House Energy Subcommittee that issues raised in the report were being addressed, and that the risk of an attack on a chemical facility had been reduced over the previous several years.

1 hours, 49 minutes | 365 Views

Biotechnology Research and Bioterrorism Risks

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3:51:32 AM - 5:22:27 AM
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3:51:32 AM - 5:22:27 AM

Biotechnology Research and Bioterrorism Risks

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified on the use of dual-use research, which can be used for scientific and medical purposes but can also be quite dangerous if mishandled or used for the purposes of bioterrorism.

1 hours, 30 minutes | 440 Views

Veterans' Mental Health Care

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5:24:00 AM - 7:02:12 AM

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5:24:00 AM - 7:02:12 AM

Veterans' Mental Health Care

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified veterans' access to mental health care. They talked about the results of a report which concluded that veterans had to wait nearly two months for access to mental health providers, but that 95 percent of new patients were seen within 14-day time frame. Other parts of the investigation cast doubts on that high figure, indicating far fewer personnel had access within the two-week goal.

1 hours, 38 minutes | 565 Views