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Open Phones

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7:00:00 AM - 7:49:36 AM
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7:00:00 AM - 7:49:36 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for answers to the question, “What are your feelings on unemployment and what is your job status?” A major decline in unemployment to 7.8%, a three year low, may herald a return to a healthy, booming economy. The economy has been the major issue in the 2012 presidential campaign. The figure could give Obama a significant boost in the polls and lends credibility to his accomplishments in the past four years. Viewer answers were taken via telephone and electronic devices.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 131 Views

Unemployment Rate and Job Numbers

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7:53:03 AM - 8:31:59 AM
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7:53:03 AM - 8:31:59 AM

Unemployment Rate and Job Numbers

Call-In

Politico’s M.J. Lee discussed the unemployment rate, which fell to 7.8% in September - its lowest since January 2009. Ms. Lee described the factors that go into the computation of the unemployment rate by the Labor Department like data collection, definition of unemployed, and the difference between those in the labor force and those who are not. She emphasized that, although the numbers are hopeful, it does not necessarily mean we are out of the recession. Viewer questions were taken via telephone and electronic devices.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 346 Views

Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Delay

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8:34:48 AM - 9:15:11 AM
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8:34:48 AM - 9:15:11 AM

Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Delay

Call-In

A state judge in Pennsylvania delayed enforcement of Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law, which requires voters to have a valid photo ID, until after the November election. The law was initially upheld by a Pennsylvania court, but because many people had not received their photo ID the judge issued a stay on the law until after the 2012 election. Many states have similar voting laws, but those opposing the law say it is an infringement on citizens' voting rights. Viewer questions were taken via telephone and electronic devices.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 206 Views

Jessie Jane Duff on Active Duty Military Voting

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9:18:46 AM - 10:01:52 AM
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9:18:46 AM - 10:01:52 AM

Jessie Jane Duff on Active Duty Military Voting

Call-In

Gunnery Sergeant Jessie Jane Duff USMC (Ret.), of Concerned Veterans for America, discussed the voting process for active duty military personnel serving in the U.S. and abroad. She was the spokesperson for Military Voting Rights USA, a national network dedicated to ensure active duty military voters had their votes cast and counted on time. Topics included the difficulty of getting the absentee ballots to military personnel, returning the ballots before the deadline, and ensuring that military personnel were aware that they were still eligible to vote. She argued that the Voter Assistance Office was inept in its procedures and failed in letting military personnel know that they could vote. Viewer questions were taken via telephone and electronic communications, including a separate line for military personnel.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 1,236 Views

Openness and Transparency in the 112th Congress

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10:05:14 AM - 11:36:59 AM
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10:05:14 AM - 11:36:59 AM

Openness and Transparency in the 112th Congress

Public Affairs Event

Panelists discussed the openness and transparency of the political process in the 112th Congress. They focused on efforts to build more open and transparent means to find and analyze online government statistics and policy positions. Participants concurred that the House and its offices had done better than the Senate or Obama administration in these efforts. They responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 31 minutes | 315 Views

January 2013 Tax Increases

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11:41:18 AM - 1:05:30 PM
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11:41:18 AM - 1:05:30 PM

January 2013 Tax Increases

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Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if lawmakers fail to reach a new budget agreement. A new Tax Policy Center report said that middle income families would pay about $2000 dollars more in taxes in 2013 if the tax increases occur.
Douglas Holtz-Eakin advocated for Congress agreeing to a temporary extension of current policy while Robert Greenstein argued that allowing the the tax cuts to expire would be worth the benefits of a long-term solution.

1 hours, 24 minutes | 1,429 Views

Religion Freedom and the First Amendment

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1:07:44 PM - 1:25:04 PM
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1:07:44 PM - 1:25:04 PM

Religion Freedom and the First Amendment

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Panelists discussed the issue of religious liberty and First Amendment conflicts. Topics included religion in schools, same-sex marriage, the problems of religious minorities, and the Obama Administration’s contraception rule as part of the health care law. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Ms. Boorstein moderated.
The panel “Whose First Amendment?” was part of the 2012 annual conference of the Religion Newswriters Association, held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland.
Due to technical difficulties, seven minutes are missing from the program.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 424 Views

Religion Freedom and the First Amendment

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1:25:04 PM - 2:14:14 PM
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1:25:04 PM - 2:14:14 PM

Religion Freedom and the First Amendment

Public Affairs Event

Panelists discussed the issue of religious liberty and First Amendment conflicts. Topics included religion in schools, same-sex marriage, the problems of religious minorities, and the Obama Administration’s contraception rule as part of the health care law. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Ms. Boorstein moderated.
The panel “Whose First Amendment?” was part of the 2012 annual conference of the Religion Newswriters Association, held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland.
Due to technical difficulties, seven minutes are missing from the program.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 424 Views

Corporate Money and Elections

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2:14:44 PM - 3:42:01 PM
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2:14:44 PM - 3:42:01 PM

Corporate Money and Elections

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Panelists compared the amount of corporate and union spending in the 2012 elections with prior election cycles following the Supreme Court’s decision on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Among the topics they discussed was the possibility of Congress passing any campaign finance reform legislation, with all agreeing that the possibility was slim without a major scandal to prod them. They also talked about the importance of small donors, and the influence of super political action committees (super PACs).
Super PACs are independent political committees that support a candidate with unlimited, often anonymous, donations from companies, unions, or individuals.
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission gave corporations and unions the ability to spend unlimited money to elect a candidate

1 hours, 27 minutes | 660 Views

Campaign Finance

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3:46:48 PM - 5:16:30 PM
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3:46:48 PM - 5:16:30 PM

Campaign Finance

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Political strategists and campaign consultants talked about campaign finance and the influence of super political action committees (PACs) and superPACs. They discussed the 2012 presidential nominees, unions, and campaign advertising strategy for state and presidential races. They also showed several campaign ads, and answered questions from students in the audience.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 183 Views

Weekly Presidential Address

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5:18:32 PM - 5:22:04 PM
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5:18:32 PM - 5:22:04 PM

Weekly Presidential Address

White House Event

President Barack Obama gave his weekly internet address, in which he discussed the United States economy and housing market.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 99 Views

Weekly Republican Address

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5:22:06 PM - 5:27:40 PM
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Weekly Republican Address

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The Weekly Republican Address was given by Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 66 Views

Texas Senate Debate

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5:29:49 PM - 6:24:30 PM
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5:29:49 PM - 6:24:30 PM

Texas Senate Debate

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Candidates Ted Cruz (R) and Paul Sadler (D) participated in a debate for the Senate seat vacated by retiring Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 335 Views

Communicators with Ajit Pai

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6:28:28 PM - 7:01:04 PM
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6:28:28 PM - 7:01:04 PM

Communicators with Ajit Pai

Interview

Ajit Pai, the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) newest member, talked about spectrum incentive auctions, expanding broadband, and finding the right balance of regulation and marketplace competition in the marketplace.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 520 Views

Vice Presidential Candidates Debate: Full Screen

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7:01:38 PM - 8:42:53 PM
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7:01:38 PM - 8:42:53 PM

Vice Presidential Candidates Debate: Full Screen

Public Affairs Event

Candidates will debate domestic and foreign policies prior the November presidential election.
Scheduled times and networks represent preliminary estimates and may change at any time.

1 hours, 41 minutes | 1,809 Views

Vice Presidential Candidates Debate

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8:43:59 PM - 10:21:37 PM
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8:43:59 PM - 10:21:37 PM

Vice Presidential Candidates Debate

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Governor Sarah Palin and Senator Joe Biden participated in a televised vice presidential candidates debate at Washington University in St. Louis. Gwen Ifill moderated the debate which focused on several issues including the current economic and financial crisis, foreign policy, and the role of the vice president.
The debate was presented in a full-screen format provided by the network pool showing candidates as they spoke with few shots as they reacted to their opponents' remarks. Questions posed by the moderator were also summarized in the lower third of the screen.

1 hours, 37 minutes | 20,175 Views

Vice Presidential Candidates Debate

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10:23:21 PM - 11:50:41 PM
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10:23:21 PM - 11:50:41 PM

Vice Presidential Candidates Debate

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Representative Ferraro, running mate of Democratic candidate Walter Mondale, and Vice President Bush, running mate of incumbent President Ronald Reagan, debated a variety of issues including abortion and the U.S. economy.

1 hours, 27 minutes | 3,977 Views

Ross Perot Interview

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11:52:20 PM - 11:52:58 PM
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11:52:20 PM - 11:52:58 PM

Ross Perot Interview

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Ross Perot talked with a reporter about the state of the economy and the nation, and the relevance of the issues he ran on in 1992 and 1996 in the 2012 elections, including federal debt and deficit spending, third party presidential runs, and the US education system. David Walker also sat in during the interview. Mr. Walker, a former U.S. comptroller general, had been working with Mr. Perot on initiatives to educate voters about economic issues in 2012 election.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 3,924 Views

Vice Presidential Candidates Debate

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11:53:46 PM - 1:30:09 AM
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11:53:46 PM - 1:30:09 AM

Vice Presidential Candidates Debate

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Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, Nebraska. The debate is moderated by PBS’s Judy Woodruff.

1 hours, 36 minutes | 1,341 Views

Global Role of the U.S. President

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1:34:12 AM - 3:06:15 AM
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1:34:12 AM - 3:06:15 AM

Global Role of the U.S. President

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Panelists discussed three broad topics regarding the role of the U.S. president in world: declining American influence, the resilience of the liberal international order, and the rise of new major global powers such as China. They responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 32 minutes | 676 Views

Discussion on Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum

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3:10:23 AM - 4:23:41 AM
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3:10:23 AM - 4:23:41 AM

Discussion on Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum

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American University’s College of Law hosted a discussion and debate of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum after the U.S. Supreme Court reheard the case.

1 hours, 13 minutes | 344 Views

Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Oral Argument

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4:23:45 AM - 5:24:50 AM
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4:23:45 AM - 5:24:50 AM

Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Oral Argument

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The U.S. Supreme Court heard a second oral argument in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, on the reach of a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), that seeks to impose liability in U.S. courts on those who commit human rights violations in foreign countries. In the first oral argument The Court heard argument on the case in the 2011-12 term on the aspect of the case pertaining solely to the question of suing corporations under the ATS.
Audio of the arguments was presented with visual still images of participants.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 669 Views

Ross Perot Interview

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5:27:13 AM - 5:28:20 AM
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5:27:13 AM - 5:28:20 AM

Ross Perot Interview

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Ross Perot talked with a reporter about the state of the economy and the nation, and the relevance of the issues he ran on in 1992 and 1996 in the 2012 elections, including federal debt and deficit spending, third party presidential runs, and the US education system. David Walker also sat in during the interview. Mr. Walker, a former U.S. comptroller general, had been working with Mr. Perot on initiatives to educate voters about economic issues in 2012 election.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 3,924 Views

Vice Presidential Candidates Debate

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5:30:17 AM - 6:57:37 AM
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5:30:17 AM - 6:57:37 AM

Vice Presidential Candidates Debate

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Representative Ferraro, running mate of Democratic candidate Walter Mondale, and Vice President Bush, running mate of incumbent President Ronald Reagan, debated a variety of issues including abortion and the U.S. economy.

1 hours, 27 minutes | 3,977 Views

Religion Freedom and the First Amendment

In Progress

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6:25:03 AM - 7:14:09 AM
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6:25:03 AM - 7:14:09 AM

Religion Freedom and the First Amendment

Public Affairs Event

Panelists discussed the issue of religious liberty and First Amendment conflicts. Topics included religion in schools, same-sex marriage, the problems of religious minorities, and the Obama Administration’s contraception rule as part of the health care law. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Ms. Boorstein moderated.
The panel “Whose First Amendment?” was part of the 2012 annual conference of the Religion Newswriters Association, held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland.
Due to technical difficulties, seven minutes are missing from the program.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 424 Views

Polling on Religious Issues

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7:14:21 AM - 8:00:01 AM
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7:14:21 AM - 8:00:01 AM

Polling on Religious Issues

Public Affairs Event

Representative of the Marist public opinion poll presented data and insights on the views of the American electorate toward religious and moral issues. They presented pre-debate numbers on the 2012 presidential race in the battle ground states as well as public opinion on a range of issues. Lee Miringoff dismissed allegations by Mitt Romney supporters of Democratic bias in recent polls. He said pollsters do not deliberately choose the proportion of Democrats to Republicans in any given poll. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
The panel “Getting Beyond the Labels in an Election Year: U.S. Views on Key Religious Issues” was part of the 2012 annual conference of the Religion Newswriters Association, held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 158 Views

Book Discussion on Across That Bridge

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8:01:44 AM - 8:29:28 AM
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8:01:44 AM - 8:29:28 AM

Book Discussion on Across That Bridge

Interview

From the 12th annual National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC, Congressman John Lewis discussed his book, Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 221 Views

Book Discussion on The Art of Being Free

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8:30:28 AM - 8:43:27 AM
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8:30:28 AM - 8:43:27 AM

Book Discussion on The Art of Being Free

Interview

Wendy McElroy, an individualist feminist, talked about her book of essays, The Art of Being Free. She was interviewed while attending FreedomFest, the libertarian conference held July 11-14, 2012, in Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 567 Views

New Books Being Released

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8:43:27 AM - 8:44:57 AM
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8:43:27 AM - 8:44:57 AM

New Books Being Released

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New books released the week of October 5, 2012.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 254 Views

Book Discussion on The Revenge of Geography

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8:45:35 AM - 9:55:53 AM
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8:45:35 AM - 9:55:53 AM

Book Discussion on The Revenge of Geography

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Robert Kaplan, the chief geopolitical analyst at Stratfor, discussed the role that geography has played in shaping world events and talked about the role it will play in the future. He was interviewed by David Ignatius and responded to questions from members of the audience at this book launch event held by the Center for a New American Security in the Willard InterContinental Hotel’s Grand Ballroom.

1 hours, 10 minutes | 2,696 Views

BookTV Fairs and Festivals

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9:58:08 AM - 9:59:03 AM
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BookTV Fairs and Festivals

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A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 35 Views

Book Discussion on The Lost Bank

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9:59:22 AM - 10:59:01 AM
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9:59:22 AM - 10:59:01 AM

Book Discussion on The Lost Bank

Public Affairs Event

Kirsten Grind talked about the collapse of Washington Mutual in 2008, the largest bank failure in U.S. history. Now writing for the Wall Street Journal, she had been a co-finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the issue for the Puget Sound Business Journal. Ms. Grind was interviewed on stage by Jon Talton and then responded to questions submitted by members of the audience at the Seattle Public Library.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 1,750 Views

Book Discussion on The New New Deal

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11:01:16 AM - 11:52:58 AM
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11:01:16 AM - 11:52:58 AM

Book Discussion on The New New Deal

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Michael Grunwald spoke about his book, The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era. In his remarks he talked about the $800 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, signed into law by President Obama on February 17, 2009, as a “new” New Deal. He also talked about the process of enacting the legislation and the political climate in Washington. He also answered questions from the audience at Barnes and Noble Booksellers in New York City.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 1,165 Views

Book TV in Augusta, Maine

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11:59:57 AM - 2:00:39 PM
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11:59:57 AM - 2:00:39 PM

Book TV in Augusta, Maine

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These are the programs shown during the Augusta LCV Weekend on Book TV:
Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom’s Cabin
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Settlement of Augusta
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Augusta Literary Scene
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The Virgin Warrior
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General Oliver Otis Howard
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Lincoln’s Forgotten Ally
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August Gale
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Scheck
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Hitler’s African Victims
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Former U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell
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Maine State Library Special Collections
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C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

2 hours, 0 minutes | 180 Views

Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom's Cabin

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12:01:00 PM - 12:15:07 PM
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12:01:00 PM - 12:15:07 PM

Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Tess Chakkalakal talked about significant locations in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s life as she developed the characters in Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Locations included the church where Beecher Stowe had the vision of Uncle Tom, the home in which her family lived while she wrote the book, and Bowdoin College Special Collections to see original National Era editions and 1st edition books of her works.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 502 Views

Book Discussion on The Virgin Warrior

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12:17:31 PM - 12:26:37 PM
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12:17:31 PM - 12:26:37 PM

Book Discussion on The Virgin Warrior

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Author Larissa J. Taylor talked about her book The Virgin Warrior: The Life and Death of Joan of Arc.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 9 minutes | 277 Views

General Oliver Otis Howard

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12:26:51 PM - 12:39:49 PM
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12:26:51 PM - 12:39:49 PM

General Oliver Otis Howard

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Richard Lindemann spoke about the life and career of Oliver Otis Howard as well as his collection of letters, pictures and writings housed at Bowdoin College. Oliver Otis Howard graduated from Bowdin College in 1850, was a career U.S. Army officer, Union general in the American Civil War, and founder of Howard University.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 137 Views

Book Discussion on Lincoln's Forgotten Ally

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12:40:01 PM - 1:11:37 PM
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12:40:01 PM - 1:11:37 PM

Book Discussion on Lincoln's Forgotten Ally

Public Affairs Event

Elizabeth Leonard talked about her 2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize winning book Lincoln’s Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky. She focused on Joseph Holt’s background and involvement in the Lincoln administration, the politics of the Antebellum Era, military jurisprudence, and
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 352 Views

Book Discussion on August Gale

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1:11:49 PM - 1:24:24 PM
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1:11:49 PM - 1:24:24 PM

Book Discussion on August Gale

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Author Barbara Walsh talked about the story of two storms, the 1935 Newfoundland Hurricane that claimed several of her ancestors and the family storm created by her grandfather in August Gale: A Father and Daughter’s Journey into the Storm.C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 220 Views

Book Discussion on Hitler's African Victims

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1:24:42 PM - 1:35:56 PM
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1:24:42 PM - 1:35:56 PM

Book Discussion on Hitler's African Victims

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Raffael Scheck talked about black colonial troops serving with the French army who were murdered by members of the German military during its WWII campaign against France.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 424 Views

Former U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell

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1:36:15 PM - 1:47:32 PM
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1:36:15 PM - 1:47:32 PM

Former U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell

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Richard Lindemann spoke about Maine’s former Senator George J. Mitchell’s political career and his life before and after public office. He also talked about the use of documents and facilities at the Bowdoin College Special Collections where the papers are housed.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 72 Views

Maine State Library Special Collections

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1:47:38 PM - 2:00:24 PM
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1:47:38 PM - 2:00:24 PM

Maine State Library Special Collections

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Peggy O’Kane talked about the Maine State Library Special Collections, including their 1st edition copy of the Book of Mormon published in 1830, the diaries of midwife Martha Ballard, Comfort Magazine, and the collection of pictures and writings from Myron Avery, creator of the Appalachian Trail.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 180 Views

Book Discussion on SEAL Team Six

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2:00:55 PM - 2:56:45 PM
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2:00:55 PM - 2:56:45 PM

Book Discussion on SEAL Team Six

Public Affairs Event

Howard Wasdin talked about his book, SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper. He used slides during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
This event of the Fall for the Book Festival was held at Sherwood Center in Fairfax, Virginia. It was sponsored by the Friends of the Naval Order of the United States.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 1,800 Views

Economics of Maine's Capital City

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2:58:08 PM - 3:01:26 PM
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2:58:08 PM - 3:01:26 PM

Economics of Maine's Capital City

Interview

Augusta, Maine’s Mayor Bill Stokes talked about the economics of Maine’s capital city.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 86 Views

Book Discussion on Fire in the Ashes

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3:02:02 PM - 3:58:47 PM
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3:02:02 PM - 3:58:47 PM

Book Discussion on Fire in the Ashes

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Author Jonathan Kozol talked about his book, Fire in the Ashes: Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America. He focused on economic and educational barriers to children’s development through public school students. His book focused on several six to eight year-old students in inner-city schools. He also spoke about various solutions to the problems of inequality and ways to evaluate progress.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 885 Views

Book Discussion on A Slave in the White House

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4:00:36 PM - 4:40:46 PM
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4:00:36 PM - 4:40:46 PM

Book Discussion on A Slave in the White House

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Elizabeth Dowling Taylor talked about her book, A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons. In her book she recounts the life of Paul Jennings, born into slavery on the plantation of James and Dolley Madison in 1799 and later a member of the household staff of President Madison. Mr. Jennings gained his freedom in 1847. He was active in community affairs and helping slaves escape, and he authored the first White House memoir. The author talked about her research, especially interviewing his descendants. Ms. Taylor responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 465 Views

General Oliver Otis Howard

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4:40:58 PM - 4:54:10 PM
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General Oliver Otis Howard

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Richard Lindemann spoke about the life and career of Oliver Otis Howard as well as his collection of letters, pictures and writings housed at Bowdoin College. Oliver Otis Howard graduated from Bowdin College in 1850, was a career U.S. Army officer, Union general in the American Civil War, and founder of Howard University.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 137 Views

Book Discussion on The Virgin Warrior

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4:54:16 PM - 5:03:25 PM
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Book Discussion on The Virgin Warrior

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Author Larissa J. Taylor talked about her book The Virgin Warrior: The Life and Death of Joan of Arc.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 9 minutes | 277 Views

Book Discussion on Argo

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5:03:43 PM - 5:32:05 PM
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Book Discussion on Argo

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Antonio Mendez spoke about the Iranian hostage crisis and a secret operation to save Americans in Iran during the turmoil in which he took a role as a Hollywood producer scouting out locations for a fake science fiction movie titled “Argo.”
During the Iran Hostage Crisis in 1979, six Americans escaped from the U.S. embassy in Tehran and hid in the city. The CIA launched a covert operation to find and get them out of the country. Mr. Mendez spoke at an event hosted by the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 1,681 Views

Book Discussion on Lincoln's Forgotten Ally

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5:32:19 PM - 6:03:20 PM
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Book Discussion on Lincoln's Forgotten Ally

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Elizabeth Leonard talked about her 2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize winning book Lincoln’s Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky. She focused on Joseph Holt’s background and involvement in the Lincoln administration, the politics of the Antebellum Era, military jurisprudence, and
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 352 Views

Ms. Ivins talked about her new book, You Got to Dance with Them What Brung You: Politics in the Clinton Years, published by Random House. The book, a collection of Ms. Ivin’s columns, talks about her impressions of political life in the 1990s including the financial corruption of the American political system and what it means to be a Texan, and touches on issues such as militias, multiculturalism, members of Congress, job losses to Mexico, and Texas politics. Ms. Ivins is a nationally syndicated political columnist.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 1,997 Views

Book Discussion on I am the Change

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7:03:10 PM - 8:02:39 PM
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Book Discussion on I am the Change

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Conservative scholar Charles Kesler spoke about his thoughts on the Obama presidency and what he deemed were the “fatal contradictions” of liberalism. He talked about the history of modern liberal thought, progressive politics in America, and the ways in which liberal and conservative reform movements had advanced their causes. His remarks were made at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 2,655 Views

2012 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

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8:03:15 PM - 9:24:41 PM
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2012 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

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The 77th annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards were presented to “books that have made an important contribution to society’s understanding of racism and diversity of human cultures.” Jury Chair Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presented a lifetime achievement award to Arnold Rampersad, humanities professor at Stanford University and author of biographies of Ralph Ellison and Langston Hughes. Awards are also given for non-fiction, David Blight, American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era and David Livingstone Smith, Less Than Human: Why We Demean, Enslave, and Exterminate Others and for fiction, Esi Edugyan, Half-Blood Blues: A Novel. The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards were held at the Ohio Theatre in Cleveland.

1 hours, 21 minutes | 196 Views

Maine State Library Special Collections

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9:25:03 PM - 9:37:57 PM
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Maine State Library Special Collections

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Peggy O’Kane talked about the Maine State Library Special Collections, including their 1st edition copy of the Book of Mormon published in 1830, the diaries of midwife Martha Ballard, Comfort Magazine, and the collection of pictures and writings from Myron Avery, creator of the Appalachian Trail.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 180 Views

Book Discussion on Hitler's African Victims

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9:37:58 PM - 9:49:11 PM
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Book Discussion on Hitler's African Victims

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Raffael Scheck talked about black colonial troops serving with the French army who were murdered by members of the German military during its WWII campaign against France.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 424 Views

Former U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell

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9:49:26 PM - 10:00:42 PM
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Former U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell

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Richard Lindemann spoke about Maine’s former Senator George J. Mitchell’s political career and his life before and after public office. He also talked about the use of documents and facilities at the Bowdoin College Special Collections where the papers are housed.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 72 Views

After Words with John Jenkins

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10:01:21 PM - 11:01:15 PM
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After Words with John Jenkins

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Legal journalist John Jenkins detailed the early career and 33-year Supreme Court tenure of former Chief Justice William Rehnquist and spoke to Joan Biskupic about his book The Partisan: The Life of William Rehnquist. They talked about early influences on Chief Justice Rehnquist’s jurisprudence, legal thinking, and tenure on the court. He also talked about research for the book and information found in the primary sources.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 812 Views

Book Discussion on Escape from North Korea

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11:02:03 PM - 12:16:27 AM
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Book Discussion on Escape from North Korea

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Author Melanie Kirkpatrick discussed her book, Escape from North Korea: The Untold Story of Asia’s Underground Railroad. Among the topics she addressed were the impact of U.S. sanctions and foreign policy on Korean dissidents, conditions for refugees in China, communications between North Korean ex-patriots and citizens of North Korea, and policies of the new regime of Kim Jong Un. Other participants also talked about humanitarian issues in North Korea and answered questions from the audience.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 2,115 Views

BookTV Fairs and Festivals

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12:16:27 AM - 12:17:26 AM
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BookTV Fairs and Festivals

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A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 35 Views

Book Discussion on August Gale

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12:17:38 AM - 12:30:10 AM
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Book Discussion on August Gale

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Author Barbara Walsh talked about the story of two storms, the 1935 Newfoundland Hurricane that claimed several of her ancestors and the family storm created by her grandfather in August Gale: A Father and Daughter’s Journey into the Storm.C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 220 Views

Book TV in Augusta, Maine

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12:30:25 AM - 12:31:38 AM
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Book TV in Augusta, Maine

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These are the programs shown during the Augusta LCV Weekend on Book TV:
Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom’s Cabin
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Settlement of Augusta
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Augusta Literary Scene
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The Virgin Warrior
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General Oliver Otis Howard
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Lincoln’s Forgotten Ally
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August Gale
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Scheck
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Hitler’s African Victims
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Former U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell
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Maine State Library Special Collections
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C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 180 Views

Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom's Cabin

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12:31:57 AM - 12:45:57 AM
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Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Tess Chakkalakal talked about significant locations in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s life as she developed the characters in Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Locations included the church where Beecher Stowe had the vision of Uncle Tom, the home in which her family lived while she wrote the book, and Bowdoin College Special Collections to see original National Era editions and 1st edition books of her works.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 502 Views

Book Discussion on The Virgin Warrior

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12:48:08 AM - 12:57:10 AM
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Book Discussion on The Virgin Warrior

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Author Larissa J. Taylor talked about her book The Virgin Warrior: The Life and Death of Joan of Arc.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 9 minutes | 277 Views

General Oliver Otis Howard

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12:57:18 AM - 1:10:20 AM
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General Oliver Otis Howard

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Richard Lindemann spoke about the life and career of Oliver Otis Howard as well as his collection of letters, pictures and writings housed at Bowdoin College. Oliver Otis Howard graduated from Bowdin College in 1850, was a career U.S. Army officer, Union general in the American Civil War, and founder of Howard University.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 137 Views

Book Discussion on Lincoln's Forgotten Ally

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1:10:37 AM - 1:42:12 AM
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Book Discussion on Lincoln's Forgotten Ally

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Elizabeth Leonard talked about her 2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize winning book Lincoln’s Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky. She focused on Joseph Holt’s background and involvement in the Lincoln administration, the politics of the Antebellum Era, military jurisprudence, and
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 352 Views

Book Discussion on August Gale

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1:42:24 AM - 1:54:56 AM
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Book Discussion on August Gale

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Author Barbara Walsh talked about the story of two storms, the 1935 Newfoundland Hurricane that claimed several of her ancestors and the family storm created by her grandfather in August Gale: A Father and Daughter’s Journey into the Storm.C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 220 Views

Book Discussion on Hitler's African Victims

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1:55:17 AM - 2:06:30 AM
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1:55:17 AM - 2:06:30 AM

Book Discussion on Hitler's African Victims

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Raffael Scheck talked about black colonial troops serving with the French army who were murdered by members of the German military during its WWII campaign against France.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 424 Views

Former U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell

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2:06:45 AM - 2:18:01 AM
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Former U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell

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Richard Lindemann spoke about Maine’s former Senator George J. Mitchell’s political career and his life before and after public office. He also talked about the use of documents and facilities at the Bowdoin College Special Collections where the papers are housed.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 72 Views

Maine State Library Special Collections

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2:18:09 AM - 2:30:57 AM
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2:18:09 AM - 2:30:57 AM

Maine State Library Special Collections

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Peggy O’Kane talked about the Maine State Library Special Collections, including their 1st edition copy of the Book of Mormon published in 1830, the diaries of midwife Martha Ballard, Comfort Magazine, and the collection of pictures and writings from Myron Avery, creator of the Appalachian Trail.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 180 Views

Book Discussion on Boss Rove

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2:31:51 AM - 3:14:12 AM
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Book Discussion on Boss Rove

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Craig Unger spoke about his book on the political career of Karl Rove. He focused on Mr. Rove’s tenure as senior adviser and deputy chief of staff to President George W. Bush, as well as his involvement with the super PAC, American Crossroads.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 722 Views

Book Discussion on A Fundamental Freedom

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3:14:28 AM - 4:37:02 AM
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Book Discussion on A Fundamental Freedom

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David Lampo argues in his book that support for gay rights by the political right is in accordance with conservative ideologies of personal freedom and limited government. The author contends that social conservatives that refute this argument are hypocritical, but that rank-and-file Republicans are far more supportive of gay rights than commonly presumed. Mr. Lampo was joined in discussion by Michael Barone. They also responded to questions from members of the audience at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C. John Samples moderated this Cate Institue Book Forum.

1 hours, 22 minutes | 380 Views

Book Discussion on Desert America

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4:37:33 AM - 5:36:32 AM
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Book Discussion on Desert America

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Ruben Martinez talked about his book Desert America: Boom and Bust in the New Old West. In the book he described his travels throughout the American West and presents his thoughts on the changing landscape and the toll the recent economic recession has had on the residents of the region. He responded to questions from members of the audience at The Booksmith in San Francisco.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 722 Views

Book Discussion on Escape from North Korea

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5:37:03 AM - 6:51:26 AM
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Book Discussion on Escape from North Korea

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Author Melanie Kirkpatrick discussed her book, Escape from North Korea: The Untold Story of Asia’s Underground Railroad. Among the topics she addressed were the impact of U.S. sanctions and foreign policy on Korean dissidents, conditions for refugees in China, communications between North Korean ex-patriots and citizens of North Korea, and policies of the new regime of Kim Jong Un. Other participants also talked about humanitarian issues in North Korea and answered questions from the audience.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 2,115 Views

Book Discussion on The Virgin Warrior

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6:51:52 AM - 7:00:54 AM

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Book Discussion on The Virgin Warrior

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Author Larissa J. Taylor talked about her book The Virgin Warrior: The Life and Death of Joan of Arc.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 9 minutes | 277 Views

International Anti-Counterfeit Prescription Drug Efforts

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6:48:29 AM - 8:00:00 AM
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International Anti-Counterfeit Prescription Drug Efforts

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Panelists talked about international efforts to investigate counterfeit prescription drug operations. Topics included the difficulties of tracking counterfeit drug shipments and the money involved.
This was part of the Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM) Third Annual Counterfeit Drug Conference, held at the National Press Club.

1 hours, 11 minutes | 194 Views

Eileen Shanahan Oral History Interview, Part 1

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8:00:35 AM - 8:56:54 AM
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Eileen Shanahan Oral History Interview, Part 1

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Eileen Shanahan talked about her life and career. In the early 1960s Eileen Shanahan was the first female reporter in the New York Times Washington Bureau to cover anything other than first ladies. After 14 years at the Times, she became a named plaintiff in the sex discrimination lawsuit against them in 1974. She went on to be a spokesperson for the Carter administration and later a managing editor at a number of other papers. 
This is the first half of two parts. 
This oral history interview was conducted by Mary Marshall Clark on May 21, 1994, for the Washington Press Club Foundation as part of its oral history project “Women in Journalism.” The interview was conducted in the home of Betsy Wade in New York City.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 436 Views

CIA's History Collections at George Mason University

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9:00:38 AM - 10:12:32 AM
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CIA's History Collections at George Mason University

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David Robarge spoke about the history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of former directors and how they had influenced the operations of the CIA and intelligence community. His remarks were part of a day-long symposium on the history of the CIA and collections held at George Mason University.

1 hours, 11 minutes | 348 Views

Office of the DCI History Collection

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10:12:44 AM - 11:30:58 AM
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Office of the DCI History Collection

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Intelligence experts spoke about the history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), its relationship with various branches of government, and the progression of intelligence policy over the past few decades. Their remarks were part of a day-long symposium on the history of the CIA and collections held at George Mason University. Following their remarks they responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 18 minutes | 349 Views

James Woolsey on the Role of the CIA Director

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11:30:58 AM - 11:59:59 AM
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James Woolsey on the Role of the CIA Director

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Former CIA Director James Woolsey spoke about the history of the Central Intelligence Agency and intelligence policy over the past few decades, focusing on the impact the fall of the Soviet Union on the agency and its mission. He responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 462 Views

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12:00:44 PM - 1:12:12 PM

Book Discussion on The Fire: The Bombing of Germany, 1940-1945

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Jorg Friedrich talked about his book, The Fire: The Bombing of Germany, 1940-1945, published by Columbia University Press. The Allied bombing of Germany during World War II resulted in 600,000 casualties and devastated the landscape of historic cities such as Dresden. German historian Friedrich said the book combines narrative and first-hand testimony to depict the air raids as they were experienced by German civilians. He also considered Allied rationale for the bombing and whether or not the campaign influenced the war’s outcome. Since its initial publication in German in 2002, the book has been translated into ten languages. After his presentation the author responded to audience members' questions.

1 hours, 11 minutes | 1,233 Views

Jewish-American Revolutionary War Financier

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1:15:29 PM - 1:57:44 PM
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Jewish-American Revolutionary War Financier

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David Cowen talked about Haym Salomon, a Jewish-American Revolutionary War financier. In 1976, the United States honored Haym Salomon with a stamp with an inscription on the reverse side said “Financial Hero.” Businessman and broker Haym Salomon was responsible for raising most of the money needed to finance the American Revolution and later to save the new nation from collapse. Mr. Cowen also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 986 Views

Q&A with Gary Walters

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2:00:10 PM - 2:58:26 PM
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Q&A with Gary Walters

Q&A

Gary Walters talked about his career as White House usher. He became Chief White House Usher in 1986 and will retire this month. He said the duties of the Chief Usher are similar to those of the general manager of a major hotel. He was in the uniformed division during the Nixon, Ford and Carter administrations. He was appointed Chief Usher by President Reagan. He told many stories about the presidents and about historic moments during his tenure.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 531 Views

Federal Architecture in Milwaukee

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2:59:57 PM - 3:29:18 PM
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Federal Architecture in Milwaukee

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Kathy Kean, a retired Wisconsin High School U.S. History teacher takes American History TV on a tour of historic buildings and neighborhoods in Milwaukee. Ms. Kean was named the Gilder Lehrman National History Teacher of the Year in 2004 and has organized history & architecture tours for over thirty years. Working with the non-profit preservation & educational organization, Historic Milwaukee, Inc., Kathy Kean believes that history can be taught by examining changing architectural styles and public spaces.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 446 Views

Inside the President's Bunker

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3:29:48 PM - 4:35:36 PM
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Inside the President's Bunker

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Retired Lieutenant Colonel Robert Darling talked about his experiences on September 11, 2001, inside the White House bunker, where he worked alongside Vice President Dick Cheney and National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice. Darling is the author of 24 Hours Inside the President’s Bunker, 9-11-01: The White House. The College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri hosted the discussion.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 2,279 Views

History of Women in Politics

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4:36:08 PM - 5:59:45 PM
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History of Women in Politics

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The National Archives hosts a discussion on the history of women’s suffrage, with an emphasis on the impact of Mary McLeod Bethune. Panelists explore the past and current role of women in government and the gender divide in congress. It’s about 90 minutes.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 306 Views

Civil War Blogging

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6:00:13 PM - 7:19:34 PM
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6:00:13 PM - 7:19:34 PM

Civil War Blogging

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History writers and Internet journalists talked about online debate on Civil War history and their role in fostering conversation about the Civil War. Topics included academic credibility and accuracy, online interactions with readers, the Internet as a tool for public education, and challenges facing researchers writing for Internet audiences. They responded to questions from the audience. 
“Civil War Blogging” was a panel of the 2012 Civil War Institute Summer Conference at Gettysburg College.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 712 Views

Old Fort Western

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7:21:12 PM - 7:29:20 PM
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7:21:12 PM - 7:29:20 PM

Old Fort Western

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Historic Interpreter Roger Collins spoke about Fort Western in Maine, its role as a Colonial defensive structure, and its role in the growth of the city of Augusta, Maine. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 205 Views

Senator Daniel Inouye Oral History Interview

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7:30:30 PM - 7:58:20 PM
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7:30:30 PM - 7:58:20 PM

Senator Daniel Inouye Oral History Interview

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American History TV is airing a selection of oral history interviews with former and current Asian American members of Congress. This week we hear from Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii who had youthful dreams of being an orthopedic surgeon before he was wounded in combat during World War II with the famed 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the all-volunteer Japanese American unit. He is now the most senior member of the U.S. Senate. This interview is about a half hour.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 1,390 Views

Sputnik Launch

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7:59:07 PM - 8:00:07 PM
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7:59:07 PM - 8:00:07 PM

Sputnik Launch

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Footage from a 1957 newsreel covering the launch of Sputnik, the first artificial Earth satellite.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 375 Views

The CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War

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8:00:28 PM - 8:56:19 PM
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8:00:28 PM - 8:56:19 PM

The CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War

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Colorado School of Mines Professor Kenneth Osgood looks at the CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War. Professor Osgood discusses several examples of the CIA’s involvement in covert regime change operations, including coups in Guatemala in 1954 and in Chile in 1973.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 2,535 Views

Maine's First Lady Ann LePage

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8:57:20 PM - 8:59:46 PM
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8:57:20 PM - 8:59:46 PM

Maine's First Lady Ann LePage

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Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage talked about life inside the Blaine House, the Maine governor’s mansion, and her experience as the first lady of Maine. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 196 Views

Declaration of Independence

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9:00:38 PM - 9:52:57 PM
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9:00:38 PM - 9:52:57 PM

Declaration of Independence

Interview

Alexander Tsesis talked about his book For Liberty and Equality: The Life and Times of the Declaration of Independence, a history of the Declaration of Independence from its creation in 1776 to the present. The book examined the numerous ways the document had influenced American politics, laws, and society. He also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 624 Views

Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller

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9:53:56 PM - 9:59:45 PM
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9:53:56 PM - 9:59:45 PM

Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller

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Robert Fuller, Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller’s great, great grand-nephew, spoke about the eighth chief justice who presided over Plessy v. Ferguson, which decision established the phrase “separate but equal.”

0 hours, 5 minutes | 204 Views

Civil War Blogging

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10:00:21 PM - 11:19:22 PM
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10:00:21 PM - 11:19:22 PM

Civil War Blogging

Public Affairs Event

History writers and Internet journalists talked about online debate on Civil War history and their role in fostering conversation about the Civil War. Topics included academic credibility and accuracy, online interactions with readers, the Internet as a tool for public education, and challenges facing researchers writing for Internet audiences. They responded to questions from the audience. 
“Civil War Blogging” was a panel of the 2012 Civil War Institute Summer Conference at Gettysburg College.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 712 Views

The Maine State House

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11:20:44 PM - 11:30:02 PM
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11:20:44 PM - 11:30:02 PM

The Maine State House

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Dan Fournier talked about the history of the Maine State House and some of the stories related to governors throughout the state’s history. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.

0 hours, 9 minutes | 88 Views

Senator Daniel Inouye Oral History Interview

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11:30:38 PM - 11:58:28 PM
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11:30:38 PM - 11:58:28 PM

Senator Daniel Inouye Oral History Interview

Public Affairs Event

American History TV is airing a selection of oral history interviews with former and current Asian American members of Congress. This week we hear from Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii who had youthful dreams of being an orthopedic surgeon before he was wounded in combat during World War II with the famed 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the all-volunteer Japanese American unit. He is now the most senior member of the U.S. Senate. This interview is about a half hour.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 1,390 Views

The CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War

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12:00:11 AM - 12:56:02 AM
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12:00:11 AM - 12:56:02 AM

The CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War

Public Affairs Event

Colorado School of Mines Professor Kenneth Osgood looks at the CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War. Professor Osgood discusses several examples of the CIA’s involvement in covert regime change operations, including coups in Guatemala in 1954 and in Chile in 1973.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 2,535 Views

Sputnik Launch

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12:57:42 AM - 12:58:45 AM
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12:57:42 AM - 12:58:45 AM

Sputnik Launch

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Footage from a 1957 newsreel covering the launch of Sputnik, the first artificial Earth satellite.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 375 Views

Declaration of Independence

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1:00:32 AM - 1:53:02 AM
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1:00:32 AM - 1:53:02 AM

Declaration of Independence

Interview

Alexander Tsesis talked about his book For Liberty and Equality: The Life and Times of the Declaration of Independence, a history of the Declaration of Independence from its creation in 1776 to the present. The book examined the numerous ways the document had influenced American politics, laws, and society. He also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 624 Views

Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller

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1:53:33 AM - 1:59:23 AM
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1:53:33 AM - 1:59:23 AM

Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller

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Robert Fuller, Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller’s great, great grand-nephew, spoke about the eighth chief justice who presided over Plessy v. Ferguson, which decision established the phrase “separate but equal.”

0 hours, 5 minutes | 204 Views

Federal Architecture in Milwaukee

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1:59:51 AM - 2:29:12 AM
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1:59:51 AM - 2:29:12 AM

Federal Architecture in Milwaukee

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Kathy Kean, a retired Wisconsin High School U.S. History teacher takes American History TV on a tour of historic buildings and neighborhoods in Milwaukee. Ms. Kean was named the Gilder Lehrman National History Teacher of the Year in 2004 and has organized history & architecture tours for over thirty years. Working with the non-profit preservation & educational organization, Historic Milwaukee, Inc., Kathy Kean believes that history can be taught by examining changing architectural styles and public spaces.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 446 Views

Inside the President's Bunker

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2:29:42 AM - 3:35:30 AM
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2:29:42 AM - 3:35:30 AM

Inside the President's Bunker

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Retired Lieutenant Colonel Robert Darling talked about his experiences on September 11, 2001, inside the White House bunker, where he worked alongside Vice President Dick Cheney and National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice. Darling is the author of 24 Hours Inside the President’s Bunker, 9-11-01: The White House. The College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri hosted the discussion.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 2,279 Views

History of Women in Politics

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3:36:04 AM - 4:59:41 AM
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3:36:04 AM - 4:59:41 AM

History of Women in Politics

Public Affairs Event

The National Archives hosts a discussion on the history of women’s suffrage, with an emphasis on the impact of Mary McLeod Bethune. Panelists explore the past and current role of women in government and the gender divide in congress. It’s about 90 minutes.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 306 Views

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5:00:41 AM - 6:12:09 AM

Book Discussion on The Fire: The Bombing of Germany, 1940-1945

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Jorg Friedrich talked about his book, The Fire: The Bombing of Germany, 1940-1945, published by Columbia University Press. The Allied bombing of Germany during World War II resulted in 600,000 casualties and devastated the landscape of historic cities such as Dresden. German historian Friedrich said the book combines narrative and first-hand testimony to depict the air raids as they were experienced by German civilians. He also considered Allied rationale for the bombing and whether or not the campaign influenced the war’s outcome. Since its initial publication in German in 2002, the book has been translated into ten languages. After his presentation the author responded to audience members' questions.

1 hours, 11 minutes | 1,233 Views

Jewish-American Revolutionary War Financier

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6:15:29 AM - 6:57:34 AM
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6:15:29 AM - 6:57:34 AM

Jewish-American Revolutionary War Financier

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David Cowen talked about Haym Salomon, a Jewish-American Revolutionary War financier. In 1976, the United States honored Haym Salomon with a stamp with an inscription on the reverse side said “Financial Hero.” Businessman and broker Haym Salomon was responsible for raising most of the money needed to finance the American Revolution and later to save the new nation from collapse. Mr. Cowen also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 986 Views