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Open Phones

LIVE

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7:00:08 AM - 7:45:44 AM
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7:00:08 AM - 7:45:44 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for response to the question, “What happens next to Attorney General Eric Holder?” The House recently agreed a measure to hold Attorney General Holder in contempt of court for not turning over documents relating to the FBI’s “Fast and Furious” operation requested by a House congressional committee. Speaker Boehner, however, stated that that the attorney general to court. Viewer calls were taken via telephone and electronic devices.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 156 Views

Representative Rob Andrews (D-NJ) discussed the details of the deal reached by Congress on student loan rates, which had been due to double on July 1 before the agreement. He also discussed the Supreme Court ruling in favor of the 2010 health care law, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 260 Views

Republicans and the Health Care Law

LIVE

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8:36:05 AM - 9:15:15 AM
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8:36:05 AM - 9:15:15 AM

Republicans and the Health Care Law

Call-In

Matt Kibbe talked about Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the health care law. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The Supreme Court the previous week ruled the law constitutionally valid. 
Mr. Kibbe participated via Skype from Columbus, Ohio.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 311 Views

United Nations Meeting on Syria

LIVE

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9:16:24 AM - 10:01:18 AM
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9:16:24 AM - 10:01:18 AM

United Nations Meeting on Syria

Call-In

David Pollock discussed the United Nations Security Council’s (UNSC) emergency meeting in Geneva on the crisis in Syria. UNSC members and representatives from Turkey gathered to discuss Special Envoy to Syria Kofi Annan’s plan for an interim unity government in Syria. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 463 Views

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10:02:56 AM - 11:24:56 AM

Debate on Contempt Resolution Against Attorney General Holder

House Proceeding

Members debated a resolution to cite Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt of Congress for not providing documents to the committee investigating the Department of Justice’s “Fast and Furious” operation against Mexican drug cartels.

1 hours, 22 minutes | 351 Views

Attorney General Holder on House Contempt Vote

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11:25:19 AM - 11:31:01 AM
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11:25:19 AM - 11:31:01 AM

Attorney General Holder on House Contempt Vote

News Conference

Attorney General Eric Holder reacted to the House vote in favor of holding him in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with a subpoena for documents related to the FBI’s “Fast and Furious” operation. 

0 hours, 5 minutes | 744 Views

European Union Summit Closing News Conference

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11:32:52 AM - 11:58:41 AM
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11:32:52 AM - 11:58:41 AM

European Union Summit Closing News Conference

International Telecasts

At the conclusion of the two-day European Union summit in Brussels, the presidents of the European Council and European Commission spoke to reporters about solutions to resolve the European debt crisis. Leaders from the 27-member states agreed on bailout funds for Spain and creating a single supervisory banking union for the eurozone countries by the end of the year.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 140 Views

History of Human Rights Policy

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12:00:25 PM - 1:09:50 PM
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12:00:25 PM - 1:09:50 PM

History of Human Rights Policy

Public Affairs Event

Senior diplomats spoke about the evolution of human rights policy at a day-long conference to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. They spoke about U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War era, the fall of the Soviet Union and communism in Eastern Europe, to current day issues with human rights violations in China, the Middle East, and recent democratic uprisings often referred to as the “Arab Spring.”

1 hours, 9 minutes | 502 Views

U.S.-Turkey Relations

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1:13:05 PM - 2:39:57 PM
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1:13:05 PM - 2:39:57 PM

U.S.-Turkey Relations

Public Affairs Event

Diplomats spoke about relations between the U.S. and Turkey. They also talked about Turkey’s relationship with the European Union and efforts by Turkey to join the union. They also spoke about Turkey’s role in regional security and the challenges posed by political unrest and violence in the Arab world. They responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 259 Views

U.S. v. Alvarez Oral Argument

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2:42:35 PM - 3:42:23 PM
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2:42:35 PM - 3:42:23 PM

U.S. v. Alvarez Oral Argument

Public Affairs Event

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in U.S. v. Alvarez. The case involves the constitutionality of a federal law that makes lying about receiving military medals or honors a crime.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 1,131 Views

Television and the Internet

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3:45:01 PM - 6:18:16 PM
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3:45:01 PM - 6:18:16 PM

Television and the Internet

House Committee

Representatives for broadcast, satellite, cable, and online companies testified on the adequacy of existing communication laws for meeting the demands of new technology. Among the issues covered in the hearing were the Cable Act of 1992's “must carry” rules, mobile TV, video content on wireless devices, and innovations such as the Dish Network’s auto-hop, which allows the consumer to skip commercials.

2 hours, 33 minutes | 2,282 Views

Weekly Presidential Address

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6:20:28 PM - 6:23:40 PM
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6:20:28 PM - 6:23:40 PM

Weekly Presidential Address

White House Event

President Obama gave his weekly presidential address to the nation where he talked about the recent ruling by the Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 99 Views

Weekly Republican Address

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6:23:46 PM - 6:29:16 PM
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6:23:46 PM - 6:29:16 PM

Weekly Republican Address

Public Affairs Event

Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) gave the weekly Republican address to the nation. Senator Barrasso, a trained surgeon and former president of the Wyoming Medical Society, discussed the recent ruling by the Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 41 Views

Communicators with Representative Bob Goodlatte

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6:30:58 PM - 7:02:58 PM
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6:30:58 PM - 7:02:58 PM

Communicators with Representative Bob Goodlatte

Interview

Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) talked about telecommunications issues. Topics included the proposed Verizon deal with Comcast and several cable companies that would increase spectrum for Verizon, consumer privacy legislation to protect consumers on Web sites and mobile aps, and prospects for an anti-piracy bill in the next Congress.
Representative Goodlatte is chair of the Congressional Internet Caucus.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 256 Views

Afghan Security Forces

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7:04:40 PM - 8:00:00 PM
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7:04:40 PM - 8:00:00 PM

Afghan Security Forces

House Committee

Military experts testified before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on the progress of Afghan security forces as NATO forces are scheduled to withdraw from the country in 2014.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 236 Views

Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

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8:02:10 PM - 9:03:04 PM
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Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

Public Affairs Event

House and Senate leaders awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to honor the service of the Montford Point Marines, the first African Americans to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps. They received basic training at Montford Point Camp, New River, North Carolina, between 1942 and 1949.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 1,078 Views

Department of Defense Pride Month Celebration

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9:05:04 PM - 10:05:21 PM
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9:05:04 PM - 10:05:21 PM

Department of Defense Pride Month Celebration

Public Affairs Event

Jeh Johnson spoke to Defense Department personnel at the Pentagon’s first celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride month following the repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy. He was followed by a panel on the subject “The Value of Open Service and Diversity.”
The live airing was periodically interrupted by brief signal losses.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 2,572 Views

Future of Public Higher Education

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10:07:10 PM - 10:56:39 PM
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10:07:10 PM - 10:56:39 PM

Future of Public Higher Education

Public Affairs Event

Bill Gates was the keynote speaker at an event to mark the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Morrill Land Grant Act. He spoke about funding universities, college admissions, and the costs of higher education. President Lincoln signed the Morrill Act into law on July 2, 1862. The law established funding for public colleges and universities through federal land grants.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 5,177 Views

Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

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10:59:52 PM - 12:00:46 AM
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10:59:52 PM - 12:00:46 AM

Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

Public Affairs Event

House and Senate leaders awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to honor the service of the Montford Point Marines, the first African Americans to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps. They received basic training at Montford Point Camp, New River, North Carolina, between 1942 and 1949.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 1,078 Views

Department of Defense Pride Month Celebration

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12:02:47 AM - 1:03:04 AM
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12:02:47 AM - 1:03:04 AM

Department of Defense Pride Month Celebration

Public Affairs Event

Jeh Johnson spoke to Defense Department personnel at the Pentagon’s first celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride month following the repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy. He was followed by a panel on the subject “The Value of Open Service and Diversity.”
The live airing was periodically interrupted by brief signal losses.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 2,572 Views

Future of Public Higher Education

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1:04:52 AM - 1:54:21 AM
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1:04:52 AM - 1:54:21 AM

Future of Public Higher Education

Public Affairs Event

Bill Gates was the keynote speaker at an event to mark the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Morrill Land Grant Act. He spoke about funding universities, college admissions, and the costs of higher education. President Lincoln signed the Morrill Act into law on July 2, 1862. The law established funding for public colleges and universities through federal land grants.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 5,177 Views

Representative Rob Andrews (D-NJ) discussed the details of the deal reached by Congress on student loan rates, which had been due to double on July 1 before the agreement. He also discussed the Supreme Court ruling in favor of the 2010 health care law, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 260 Views

Law of the Sea Treaty

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2:54:16 AM - 4:54:23 AM
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2:54:16 AM - 4:54:23 AM

Law of the Sea Treaty

Senate Committee

Business leaders testified on the United Nations Law of the Sea Treaty, an international convention that sets rules for under- and over-sea travel and commerce.

2 hours, 0 minutes | 283 Views

Tax Credits and Welfare Programs

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4:56:05 AM - 5:58:26 AM
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4:56:05 AM - 5:58:26 AM

Tax Credits and Welfare Programs

House Committee

Witnesses testified about U.S. tax credits and welfare programs, and whether the programs discouraged work and higher earnings for recipients. Iain Duncan Smith, the first sitting foreign secretary to testify on non-trade matters, talked about proposals to reform the UK welfare system. Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI) also testified, speaking of her experiences when she received government benefits. She said the perception that poor people are gaining the system was false.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 492 Views

Tax Credits and Welfare Programs

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5:58:26 AM - 6:58:03 AM
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5:58:26 AM - 6:58:03 AM

Tax Credits and Welfare Programs

House Committee

Witnesses testified about U.S. tax credits and welfare programs, and whether the programs discouraged work and higher earnings for recipients. Iain Duncan Smith, the first sitting foreign secretary to testify on non-trade matters, talked about proposals to reform the UK welfare system. Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI) also testified, speaking of her experiences when she received government benefits. She said the perception that poor people are gaining the system was false.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 492 Views

Afghan Security Forces

In Progress

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6:13:32 AM - 7:08:44 AM
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6:13:32 AM - 7:08:44 AM

Afghan Security Forces

House Committee

Military experts testified before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on the progress of Afghan security forces as NATO forces are scheduled to withdraw from the country in 2014.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 236 Views

Mobile Payment Technology

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7:10:16 AM - 8:00:00 AM
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7:10:16 AM - 8:00:00 AM

Mobile Payment Technology

House Committee

Witnesses testified about mobile payment services and the adequacy of current regulatory structure to provide protection to consumers who use the services.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 174 Views

Book Discussion on Peaceful Revolution

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8:01:35 AM - 9:53:45 AM
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Book Discussion on Peaceful Revolution

Public Affairs Event

Iraq War veteran Paul Chappell lays out a plan to create a more peaceful world. He responded to questions from members of the audience in the University of Rochester Interfaith Chapel. This was a Season for Nonviolence lecture of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence in Rochester, New York.

1 hours, 52 minutes | 1,718 Views

Publisher Interview with Carolyn Coleburn

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9:53:58 AM - 9:59:26 AM
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9:53:58 AM - 9:59:26 AM

Publisher Interview with Carolyn Coleburn

Interview

Carolyn Coleburn talked about recent and forthcoming books from Viking Press.
She was interviewed at her booth at Book Expo America, the annual book publishing trade show held June 4-7, 2012, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 289 Views

Book Discussion on Atlantic Fever

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10:01:21 AM - 11:13:33 AM
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10:01:21 AM - 11:13:33 AM

Book Discussion on Atlantic Fever

Public Affairs Event

Joe Jackson recounts the fourteen aviators who partook in the $25,000 contest to be the first to fly non-stop across the Atlantic in 1927. The event, sponsored by hotelier Raymond Orteig, culminated in the death of six pilots and was won by Charles Lindbergh, who guided the Spirit of St. Louis across the ocean on May 21, 1927. Joe Jackson used PowerPoint slides as he spoke about celebrity and the pursuit of fame as well as technological innovation. He responded to questions from members of the audience at the Westbury Memorial Public Library in Westbury, New York.

1 hours, 12 minutes | 813 Views

Summer Reading with Representative Tim Ryan

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11:13:39 AM - 11:15:51 AM
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11:13:39 AM - 11:15:51 AM

Summer Reading with Representative Tim Ryan

Interview

When asked about his summer reading, Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) said he was reading: Robert Caro’s The Passage of Power, Edward O. Wilson’s The Social Conquest of Earth, and Father Thomas Keating’s Heartfulness.
The date and location of the interview are not known.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 137 Views

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11:15:57 AM - 12:18:39 PM

Book Discussion on Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds

Public Affairs Event

Karl Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac look at places around the world where people of diverse ethnicities, races, and religions co-exist in peace to find out what can be learned and applied to troubled areas of the world. They responded to questions from members of the audience at the New York Society Library in New York City. 

1 hours, 2 minutes | 553 Views

Summer Reading with Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

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12:18:57 PM - 12:28:51 PM
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12:18:57 PM - 12:28:51 PM

Summer Reading with Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

Interview

Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) responded to the question, "What are you reading this summer? The date and location of the interview are not known

0 hours, 9 minutes | 258 Views

Summer Reading Tweets, 1

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12:30:03 PM - 12:31:27 PM
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12:30:03 PM - 12:31:27 PM

Summer Reading Tweets, 1

Vignette

Book TV’s followers on Twitter responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”

0 hours, 1 minutes | 41 Views

A Discussion on Publishing and Censorship in Iran

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12:31:33 PM - 1:41:33 PM
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12:31:33 PM - 1:41:33 PM

A Discussion on Publishing and Censorship in Iran

Public Affairs Event

Iranian author Mahmoud Dowlatabadi talked about the struggle to publish even non-politically motivated books in Iran (where he still lives) and the banning of his work by Iranian authorities. During this event, Mr. Dowlatabadi was interviewed by Professor Hamid Dabashi, with consecutive translation. This event at the Brooklyn office of Melville House was held to celebrate their publication in English of his novel, The Colonel.

1 hours, 10 minutes | 1,484 Views

Publisher Interview with Carrie Adams

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1:41:33 PM - 1:45:33 PM
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1:41:33 PM - 1:45:33 PM

Publisher Interview with Carrie Adams

Interview

Carrie Adams talked about recent and forthcoming books from the University of Chicago Press. She was interviewed at her booth at Book Expo America, the annual book publishing trade show held June 4-7, 2012, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 186 Views

Book Discussion on Bunch of Amateurs

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1:45:56 PM - 2:33:27 PM
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1:45:56 PM - 2:33:27 PM

Book Discussion on Bunch of Amateurs

Public Affairs Event

Jack Hitt recounts America’s many amateur inventors and tinkerers, from Benjamin Franklin’s experiments with electricity to Mark Zuckerberg’s social media website, and profiles the current crop of individuals who are working in their kitchens, basements, and garages. Jack Hitt responded to questions from members of the audience at R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, Connecticut.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 706 Views

New Books Being Published

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2:34:27 PM - 2:36:03 PM
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2:34:27 PM - 2:36:03 PM

New Books Being Published

Vignette

0 hours, 1 minutes | 62 Views

Book Discussion on Don't Forget, God Bless Our Troops

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2:36:06 PM - 3:08:58 PM
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2:36:06 PM - 3:08:58 PM

Book Discussion on Don't Forget, God Bless Our Troops

Public Affairs Event

Jill Biden talked about her children’s book about a girl whose father has gone off to war. The story was inspired by Mrs. Biden’s granddaughter, Natalie. During this event, hosted by the USO at the D.C. Armory, Mrs. Biden read to children of Washington, D.C., National Guard members. Vice President Biden also made remarks and talked with the children. Copies of the book and stuffed dogs were distributed to the children.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 208 Views

Summer Reading with Representative John Larson

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3:08:59 PM - 3:15:01 PM
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3:08:59 PM - 3:15:01 PM

Summer Reading with Representative John Larson

Interview

When asked about his summer reading, Representative John Larson (D-CT) said he was reading: Jack Kennedy by Chris Matthews, Assassins of the Turqouise Palace by Roya Hakakia, A Mindful Nation by Tim Ryan, and Across That Bridge by John Lewis. He also recommended: The Great Gatsby, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Death of a Salesman.
The date and location of the interview are not known.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 151 Views

Publishing News with Sarah Weinman

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3:15:17 PM - 3:41:13 PM
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3:15:17 PM - 3:41:13 PM

Publishing News with Sarah Weinman

Interview

Sarah Weinman, news director for Publishers Marketplace, talked about the book business, including the settlement of the Google lawsuit and electronic books. She was interviewed while at the annual book publishing trade show, Book Expo America, held June 4-7, 2012, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 548 Views

Summer Reading Tweets, 3

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3:42:15 PM - 3:43:51 PM
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3:42:15 PM - 3:43:51 PM

Summer Reading Tweets, 3

Vignette

Book TV’s followers on Twitter responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”

0 hours, 1 minutes | 31 Views

IndieBound Best-Sellers List

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3:45:03 PM - 3:46:39 PM
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3:45:03 PM - 3:46:39 PM

IndieBound Best-Sellers List

Vignette

0 hours, 1 minutes | 45 Views

Book Discussion on What the (Bleep) Just Happened?

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3:46:39 PM - 4:48:51 PM
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3:46:39 PM - 4:48:51 PM

Book Discussion on What the (Bleep) Just Happened?

Public Affairs Event

Monica Crowley, nationally syndicated radio host and political and foreign affairs analyst for the Fox News Channel, presented her criticisms of the Obama administration and her thoughts on the current state of the country. She responded to questions from members of the audience. This was part of the Women’s National Republican Club’s Meet the Author Series at their headquarters in New York City.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 2,195 Views

Book Discussion on The New Feminist Agenda

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4:48:51 PM - 5:49:06 PM
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4:48:51 PM - 5:49:06 PM

Book Discussion on The New Feminist Agenda

Public Affairs Event

Former Vermont Governor Madeleine Kunin presented her thoughts on the current state of gender politics in America with a focus on professional careers and employment. She said that women have gained little support in their professional lives, despite the fact that they comprise 60% of college undergraduates and 50% of medical and law students. Ms. Kunin argued that women’s needs should be better represented in accordance with other countries, which maintained paid family leave, childcare, and the observance of equal pay for the same work performed by male colleagues.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 378 Views

Book Discussion on American Grown

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5:49:15 PM - 6:02:42 PM
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5:49:15 PM - 6:02:42 PM

Book Discussion on American Grown

Public Affairs Event

First lady Michelle Obama made brief remarks before signing copies of her first book, American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America at Barnes and Noble in Washington, D.C. In attendance were the ten local children from Bancroft Elementary School and Tubman Elementary School who worked in the garden.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 543 Views

Ms. Davis talked about her biography, Badge of Courage: The Life of Stephen Crane, published by Houghton Mifflin. She described Crane’s life and how and why he wrote The Red Badge of Courage, the story of an ordinary soldier in the Civil War. She also talked about the challenges he met to become a published author in the 19th century. Crane died at the age of 28 years of tuberculosis.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 1,427 Views

Book Discussion on Defending the Free Market

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7:00:51 PM - 7:53:03 PM
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7:00:51 PM - 7:53:03 PM

Book Discussion on Defending the Free Market

Public Affairs Event

Robert Sirico, a Catholic priest and co-founder of the Acton Institute, argues that moral people should embrace capitalism and the free market. He responded to audience members' questions at the Catholic Information Center in Washington, D.C.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 769 Views

Summer Reading with Representative John Larson

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7:53:06 PM - 8:00:09 PM
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7:53:06 PM - 8:00:09 PM

Summer Reading with Representative John Larson

Interview

When asked about his summer reading, Representative John Larson (D-CT) said he was reading: Jack Kennedy by Chris Matthews, Assassins of the Turqouise Palace by Roya Hakakia, A Mindful Nation by Tim Ryan, and Across That Bridge by John Lewis. He also recommended: The Great Gatsby, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Death of a Salesman.
The date and location of the interview are not known.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 151 Views

Panel on Bradley Manning and WikiLeaks

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8:01:20 PM - 9:37:09 PM
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8:01:20 PM - 9:37:09 PM

Panel on Bradley Manning and WikiLeaks

Public Affairs Event

Chase Madar and Kevin Gosztola had each authored a book about Bradley Manning, accused of passing classified material to the Website WikiLeaks. They talked about PFC Manning’s upcoming court-martial and the treatment he received since being detained. Additional commentary was provided by Mark Doten and Ted Hearne, who were working on an opera about Manning. The panelists, who had attended Manning’s hearings, responded to questions from members of the audience at this “Manning Monday” Brecht Forum in New York City. Kevin Gosztola participated by video link from Chicago.

1 hours, 35 minutes | 1,071 Views

Publishing News with Sarah Weinman

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9:37:33 PM - 10:03:51 PM
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9:37:33 PM - 10:03:51 PM

Publishing News with Sarah Weinman

Interview

Sarah Weinman, news director for Publishers Marketplace, talked about the book business, including the settlement of the Google lawsuit and electronic books. She was interviewed while at the annual book publishing trade show, Book Expo America, held June 4-7, 2012, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 548 Views

After Words with Fawaz Gerges

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10:03:57 PM - 11:02:39 PM
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10:03:57 PM - 11:02:39 PM

After Words with Fawaz Gerges

Interview

London School of Economics Professor of Middle Eastern Politics and International Relations Fawaz Gerges examines the Obama administration’s response to the Arab Spring, the draw-down in Afghanistan and the withdrawal from Iraq, and it’s involvement in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations for a lasting peace. He discussed the administration’s engagement with Middle Eastern nations with Phyllis Bennis, the director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 1,410 Views

Book Discussion on It's Even Worse Than It Looks

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11:03:15 PM - 12:23:15 AM
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11:03:15 PM - 12:23:15 AM

Book Discussion on It's Even Worse Than It Looks

Public Affairs Event

In their new book, congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein examine partisan politics in the U.S. government. The authors contend that the level of “hyperpartisanship” has resulted in a dysfunctional political process that is marked by adherence to political party platforms above all other costs. Mr. Mann and Mr. Ornstein offer several solutions to the stalemate, from expanding the voting public and promoting an active public and vigilant media to reforming the election process. They were joined in a discussion, moderated by E.J. Dionne. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience at this Brookings Institution event, “America’s Dysfunctional Politics: Why Now? What Can We Do About It?”

1 hours, 20 minutes | 4,379 Views

Summer Reading with Representative John Larson

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12:23:15 AM - 12:30:00 AM
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12:23:15 AM - 12:30:00 AM

Summer Reading with Representative John Larson

Interview

When asked about his summer reading, Representative John Larson (D-CT) said he was reading: Jack Kennedy by Chris Matthews, Assassins of the Turqouise Palace by Roya Hakakia, A Mindful Nation by Tim Ryan, and Across That Bridge by John Lewis. He also recommended: The Great Gatsby, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Death of a Salesman.
The date and location of the interview are not known.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 151 Views

Book Discussion on Assignment to Hell

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12:30:02 AM - 1:40:51 AM
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12:30:02 AM - 1:40:51 AM

Book Discussion on Assignment to Hell

Public Affairs Event

Timothy Gay presents a history of American war reportage during World War II. The author followed five journalists as they reported from the front lines of battle, Walter Cronkite (United Press), Andy Rooney (Stars and Stripes), Homer Bigart (New York Herald Tribune), A.J. Liebling (The New Yorker), and Hal Boyle (Associated Press). Mr. Gay relays that of the five reporters, only Hal Boyle had completed his undergraduate degree at the time, and recalls the numerous air bombings and ground operations that the respective journalists covered. Mr. Gay showed a picture and video clips featuring Walter Cronkite, including historical recreations of newscasts and clips featuring former President Eisenhower in the “CBS Reports” documentary D-Day Plus 20 Years: Eisenhower Returns to Normandy. Mr. Gay was joined by panelists at this Book Rap at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. They also responded to questions from members of the audience.

1 hours, 10 minutes | 944 Views

Publisher Interview with Sarita Varma

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1:41:02 AM - 1:45:02 AM
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1:41:02 AM - 1:45:02 AM

Publisher Interview with Sarita Varma

Interview

Sarita Varma talked about recent and forthcoming books from Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
She was interviewed at her booth at Book Expo America, the annual book publishing trade show held June 4-7, 2012, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

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Book Discussion on The Little Red Guard: A Family Memoir

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Wenguang Huang, a native of northern China who is a Chicago-based writer and translator, talked about his book, The Little Red Guard: A Family Memoir. He was interviewed by Colin McMahon and responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the University Center’s Lake Room at the 2012 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest.

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Leading with Honor Book Party

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Leading with Honor Book Party

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At a book party Colonel Lee Ellis (Ret., U.S. Air Force) talked about the leadership lessons he learned as a prisoner of war for over five years in Hanoi and other camps. His formal remarks were introduced by his fellow prisoners, former Federal Trade Commissioner Orson Swindle and Senator John McCain (R-AZ). He also spoke with guests as he mingled and signed books. This book launch event at the Liaison Capitol Hill hotel was held by FreedomStar Media.

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John Perkins Lecture on Global Economics

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John Perkins Lecture on Global Economics

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Author John Perkins gave a talk on global economics, a subject that forms the basis of his most recent books, The Secret History of the American Empire: The Truth About Economic Hit Men, Jackals, and How to Change the World and Hoodwinked: An Economic Hit Man Reveals Why the World Financial Markets Imploded--and What We Need to Do to Remake Them. Mr. Perkins responded to questions from members of the audience at this community lecture of the Lifelong Learning Society at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter, Florida.

1 hours, 13 minutes | 1,020 Views

Book Discussion on The Tea Party: Three Principles

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4:31:14 AM - 4:57:09 AM

Elizabeth Price Foley talked about her book, The Tea Party: Three Principles, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
She was interviewed while at the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books being held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California.

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Summer Reading with Jennifer Bendery

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Summer Reading with Jennifer Bendery

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Jennifer Bendery answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
She was interviewed in the C-SPAN studios on May 12, 2012.

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Book Discussion on The Hour of Sunlight

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5:00:11 AM - 6:17:21 AM
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Book Discussion on The Hour of Sunlight

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Jen Marlowe talked about her co-author, former Palestinian militant Sami Al Jundi, who, after a bomb he and his friends were building exploded prematurely, was imprisoned by the Israelis. Following a ten-year stint in prison, he began advocating non-violent change and co-founded the Seeds of Peace Center for Coexistence in Jerusalem, an organization that brings together Israeli and Palestinian youth in an effort to bridge the divide between the two societies. During her presentation, Ms. Marlowe showed a clip of Mr. Al Jundi from the documentary film Encounter Point. Ms. Marlowe responded to questions from members of the audience at Writers & Books in Rochester, New York.

1 hours, 17 minutes | 266 Views

Book Discussion on Defending the Free Market

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Book Discussion on Defending the Free Market

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Robert Sirico, a Catholic priest and co-founder of the Acton Institute, argues that moral people should embrace capitalism and the free market. He responded to audience members' questions at the Catholic Information Center in Washington, D.C.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 769 Views

Women in Business

In Progress

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6:37:49 AM - 7:59:02 AM
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Women in Business

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Business leaders offered advice to young women on breaking through the “glass ceiling.” Topics included pay equity women in leadership, diversity, women and men’s brain processes, and the percentage of women serving on corporate boards.

1 hours, 21 minutes | 179 Views

William Weld Oral History Interview

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William Weld Oral History Interview

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Next . . . An oral history interview that provides a new look into the Nixon impeachment inquiry. 
To mark the 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-in on June 17th, the Richard Nixon Presidential Library released interviews with key staff charged with investigating whether there were grounds to impeach President Nixon. This is the first time that many of these individuals have spoken for the record about the work and inner politics of the impeachment inquiry. A selection of these interviews will be televised for the first time on American History TV throughout June. 
We hear next from William Weld who served as a member of the House Judiciary Committee impeachment staff. He recalls the committee’s work to define what constituted grounds for impeachment. Mr. Weld later served as governor of Massachusetts.

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The Legacy of Watergate

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The Legacy of Watergate

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To mark the 40th anniversary of Watergate, Chapman University School of Law hosted a symposium titled “A Commemoration of the Rule of Law.” In this last session, panelists considered Watergate’s legacy and the reforms enacted in the political scandal’s aftermath. This program is about one hour and 40 minutes.

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President Reagan at the Berlin Wall

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President Reagan at the Berlin Wall

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President Reagan spoke at the Brandenburg Gate of the Berlin Wall about the state of relations between East and West Europe, calling on Soviet President Gorbachev to tear down the wall.

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President Reagan's Berlin Wall Speech

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President Reagan's Berlin Wall Speech

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Next, on American History TV - former Reagan Administration Chief of Staff - Kenneth Duberstein reflects on President Reagan’s speech at the Berlin Wall twenty five years ago when the president called on Soviet leader Gorbachev to "tear down this wall."Mr. Duberstein, who was in Berlin with President Reagan, recalls the events leading up to the speech and its impact on the end of the cold war. He’s interviewed by James Duff, chief executive officer of the Newseum. This program is forty minutes.

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White House of the Confederacy, Part 2 Preview

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White House of the Confederacy, Part 2 Preview

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This second of a two-part look at the wartime home of Confederate States of America President Jefferson Davis features the second floor of the mansion, where Davis spent many hours in his office, and his children played nearby in a large parlor. Our tour guide is Dean Knight of the Museum of the Confederacy, a non-profit organization which owns and operates the White House.

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Civil Rights and Oral History

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Civil Rights and Oral History

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Tom Ikeda of the Japanese American Legacy Project and Jasmine Alinder of the March on Milwaukee digital history project are interviewed at the Organization of American Historians meeting in Milwaukee. Ikeda and Alinda discuss the historical value of online oral and digital history collections. Mr. Ikeda’s project focuses on documenting the experience of the WWII Japanese interment camps, and Professor Alinder is a team member of a project detailing the 1960's civil rights movement in Milwaukee.

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Book Discussion on The High Tide of American Conservatism

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12:00:27 PM - 12:54:39 PM
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Book Discussion on The High Tide of American Conservatism

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Garland Tucker, III, talked about the 1924 presidential election between John Davis and Calvin Coolidge, the last time that both parties fielded conservative candidates. He responded to questions from members of the audience at the Shaftesbury Society Luncheon hosted by the John Locke Foundation in Raleigh, North Carolina.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 1,544 Views

Teaching Constitutional History

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Teaching Constitutional History

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Explaining the Constitution and encouraging students to have an interest in America’s founding can be difficult for many teachers. Next, radio talk show host Diane Rehm moderates a panel discussion on the issues and challenges surrounding the teaching of constitutional history. 
David McCullogh and Gordon Wood join the panel of five other historians and scholars at this event from a day-long teach-in on America’s founding at the University of Oklahoma.
This is a little over an hour.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 1,326 Views

Q&A with David Stewart

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Q&A with David Stewart

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David Stewart was interviewed about his book, The Summer of 1787: The Men Who Invented the Constitution, published by Simon and Schuster. He described the experiences of the men who took part in the drafting of the U.S. Constitution and the difficulties they faced. He said he attempted to use the words of the delegates wherever possible, including letters and other writings before, during and after the Philadelphia convention. He included information about relatively unknown delegates such as John Rutledge who was a defender of slavery, James Wilson, and Abraham Baldwin. He talked about the Pennsylvania, Virginia, and South Carolina delegations, the three delegations he felt had the greatest impact. He also noted that there was tremendous conflict at the convention over slavery.

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White House of the Confederacy, Part 1

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White House of the Confederacy, Part 1

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During the Civil War, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his family lived in a Richmond, Virginia mansion. Now referred to as “the White House of the Confederacy,” the residence was saved from demolition in 1896 and since 1988 has been restored to it’s wartime appearance. American History TV visited to learn about the Mexican War veteran and U.S. Senator who became leader of the Confederate States of America.  This is part one of a two part program.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 960 Views

Re-Trial of Mary Surratt

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Re-Trial of Mary Surratt

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The April 1865 plot to assassinate President Lincoln was planned in part at a boarding house owned and operated by Mary Surratt. She was tried by a military tribunal where she was not given the opportunity to testify and was later sentenced to death and executed. A group of Chicago lawyers and judges re-tried Mary Surratt as if in a civilian court and heard her testimony in self-defense. The audience voted on her guilt or innocence.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 1,494 Views

The 1970s and Women in Politics

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The 1970s and Women in Politics

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Democrat Pat Schroeder of Colorado talked about the obstacles that women and other minorities faced in the 1970s, and described her work as a representative at the height of the women’s movement. She served in the U.S. Congress for 24 years. When she was first elected in 1972, she was a 32-year-old mother of two young children. When she arrived in Washington, she was one of only fourteen women in the House.

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Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis as Commanders-in-Chief

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This week on The Civil War, a discussion about Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis as opposing commanders-in-chief. Historians Harold Holzer, James McPherson, and William Davis talk about how and why the experienced Jefferson Davis faltered, while the untested Abraham Lincoln triumphed during the war. The New-York Historical Society hosted this event. It’s a little over an hour.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 2,330 Views

History of the Gold Standard

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History of the Gold Standard

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Coming up next, a discussion on the history of the gold standard. Three panelists-including author Lewis Lehrman-debate the origins, benefits, and drawbacks of the system. They also discuss why the U.S. left the gold standard, and the arguments for reinstating it. 
The New York Historical Society hosted this event and it’s just over an hour.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 1,716 Views

Redistricting and Gerrymandering

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8:00:42 PM - 9:06:31 PM
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Redistricting and Gerrymandering

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This week, Columbia Law School Professor Nathaniel Persily looks at the history of redistricting and gerrymandering in the United States. Professor Persily discusses the origin of the term “gerrymandering” in the early 1800s, and the use of redistricting by political parties and incumbents to protect and advance their interests. He also talks about more racially charged redistricting fights, such as the 1960 Gomillion vs. Lightfoot Supreme Court case, in which the court found that a district had been created to disenfranchise black voters. That case helped lead to the 1965 Voting Rights Act, outlawing discriminatory voting practices. 
Columbia Law School is located in New York City. This is a little over an hour.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 1,907 Views

Ruth Cowan Nash Oral History Interview

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Ruth Cowan Nash Oral History Interview

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During World War II, Ruth Cowan Nash worked as a reporter for the Associated Press. She travelled overseas to Africa and Europe covering stories relating to the war and was often attached to the Women’s Army Corps.
The following interview with Ruth Cowan Nash comes from the Washington Press Club Foundation’s “Women in Journalism” project.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 241 Views

Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis as Commanders-in-Chief

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10:00:35 PM - 11:02:33 PM
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Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis as Commanders-in-Chief

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This week on The Civil War, a discussion about Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis as opposing commanders-in-chief. Historians Harold Holzer, James McPherson, and William Davis talk about how and why the experienced Jefferson Davis faltered, while the untested Abraham Lincoln triumphed during the war. The New-York Historical Society hosted this event. It’s a little over an hour.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 2,330 Views

History of the Gold Standard

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11:03:50 PM - 12:00:10 AM
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11:03:50 PM - 12:00:10 AM

History of the Gold Standard

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Coming up next, a discussion on the history of the gold standard. Three panelists-including author Lewis Lehrman-debate the origins, benefits, and drawbacks of the system. They also discuss why the U.S. left the gold standard, and the arguments for reinstating it. 
The New York Historical Society hosted this event and it’s just over an hour.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 1,716 Views

Redistricting and Gerrymandering

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12:01:13 AM - 1:06:22 AM
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12:01:13 AM - 1:06:22 AM

Redistricting and Gerrymandering

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This week, Columbia Law School Professor Nathaniel Persily looks at the history of redistricting and gerrymandering in the United States. Professor Persily discusses the origin of the term “gerrymandering” in the early 1800s, and the use of redistricting by political parties and incumbents to protect and advance their interests. He also talks about more racially charged redistricting fights, such as the 1960 Gomillion vs. Lightfoot Supreme Court case, in which the court found that a district had been created to disenfranchise black voters. That case helped lead to the 1965 Voting Rights Act, outlawing discriminatory voting practices. 
Columbia Law School is located in New York City. This is a little over an hour.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 1,907 Views

Ruth Cowan Nash Oral History Interview

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1:07:52 AM - 1:57:30 AM
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Ruth Cowan Nash Oral History Interview

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During World War II, Ruth Cowan Nash worked as a reporter for the Associated Press. She travelled overseas to Africa and Europe covering stories relating to the war and was often attached to the Women’s Army Corps.
The following interview with Ruth Cowan Nash comes from the Washington Press Club Foundation’s “Women in Journalism” project.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 241 Views

White House of the Confederacy, Part 1

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1:59:35 AM - 2:29:27 AM
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White House of the Confederacy, Part 1

Vignette

During the Civil War, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his family lived in a Richmond, Virginia mansion. Now referred to as “the White House of the Confederacy,” the residence was saved from demolition in 1896 and since 1988 has been restored to it’s wartime appearance. American History TV visited to learn about the Mexican War veteran and U.S. Senator who became leader of the Confederate States of America.  This is part one of a two part program.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 960 Views

Re-Trial of Mary Surratt

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Re-Trial of Mary Surratt

Public Affairs Event

The April 1865 plot to assassinate President Lincoln was planned in part at a boarding house owned and operated by Mary Surratt. She was tried by a military tribunal where she was not given the opportunity to testify and was later sentenced to death and executed. A group of Chicago lawyers and judges re-tried Mary Surratt as if in a civilian court and heard her testimony in self-defense. The audience voted on her guilt or innocence.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 1,494 Views

The 1970s and Women in Politics

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The 1970s and Women in Politics

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Democrat Pat Schroeder of Colorado talked about the obstacles that women and other minorities faced in the 1970s, and described her work as a representative at the height of the women’s movement. She served in the U.S. Congress for 24 years. When she was first elected in 1972, she was a 32-year-old mother of two young children. When she arrived in Washington, she was one of only fourteen women in the House.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 331 Views

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5:00:24 AM - 5:54:36 AM

Book Discussion on The High Tide of American Conservatism

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Garland Tucker, III, talked about the 1924 presidential election between John Davis and Calvin Coolidge, the last time that both parties fielded conservative candidates. He responded to questions from members of the audience at the Shaftesbury Society Luncheon hosted by the John Locke Foundation in Raleigh, North Carolina.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 1,544 Views

Teaching Constitutional History

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Teaching Constitutional History

Public Affairs Event

Explaining the Constitution and encouraging students to have an interest in America’s founding can be difficult for many teachers. Next, radio talk show host Diane Rehm moderates a panel discussion on the issues and challenges surrounding the teaching of constitutional history. 
David McCullogh and Gordon Wood join the panel of five other historians and scholars at this event from a day-long teach-in on America’s founding at the University of Oklahoma.
This is a little over an hour.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 1,326 Views