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American Enterprise Institute Post-Election Analysis

In Progress

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4:39:22 AM - 6:27:44 AM
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4:39:22 AM - 6:27:44 AM

American Enterprise Institute Post-Election Analysis

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about 2012 voter blocs. Topics included which groups voted for which candidates, most important election issues, how soon voters made their ballot decisions, and some of the factors that determined the outcome of the election.

1 hours, 48 minutes | 1,303 Views

President Obama on the Economy and the Deficit

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6:30:23 AM - 6:39:23 AM
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6:30:23 AM - 6:39:23 AM

President Obama on the Economy and the Deficit

White House Event

President Obama made a statement about the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. He announced that he had invited congressional leaders to the White House to begin negotiations. He said he was open to compromise with Republicans but that “I refuse to accept any approach that isn’t balanced.” He reiterated his position that the wealthiest citizens should pay more in taxes, saying that the majority of voters agreed with him.

0 hours, 9 minutes | 8,058 Views

House Speaker Boehner on the Economy and Fiscal Cliff

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6:39:49 AM - 6:51:08 AM
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6:39:49 AM - 6:51:08 AM

House Speaker Boehner on the Economy and Fiscal Cliff

News Conference

House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters about resolving the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. He said a Congressional Budget Office report proved that ending the George W. Bush-era tax cuts would hurt the economy. He said he hoped that 2013 would be the year for tax code and Social Security and Medicare reforms. Of immigration, he stated “the president has to lead” and that it is “time to get the job done.”

0 hours, 11 minutes | 2,670 Views

Congressional Lame-Duck Session and the Fiscal Cliff

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6:51:57 AM - 6:57:12 AM

Billy House spoke by phone about House Republicans position on working with President Obama on issues relating to the “fiscal cliff” the impending automatic tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 108 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:28 AM - 7:46:18 AM
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7:00:28 AM - 7:46:18 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s claim that voters gave him a mandate in favor of higher taxes on the rich. 
Josh Gerstein spoke by phone about the resignation of David Petraeus, CIA Acting Director Michael Morell, and who might be picked to lead the agency long-term.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 93 Views

Future of the Tea Party Movement

LIVE

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7:49:24 AM - 8:32:30 AM
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7:49:24 AM - 8:32:30 AM

Future of the Tea Party Movement

Call-In

Amy Kremer discussed the impact of the tea party movement on the 2012 election, and the future of the movement and the rest of the Republican Party. Topics included U.S. fiscal policy, American’s for Prosperity’s Grover Norqiust, and finding common ground between the two political parties. Ms. Kremer also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 573 Views

2012 Election and the Fiscal Cliff

LIVE

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8:34:18 AM - 9:18:20 AM
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8:34:18 AM - 9:18:20 AM

2012 Election and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Ira Shapiro talked about the impact of the 2012 election on the Senate and prospects for compromise on pending issues, especially “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot agree on a new budget. Mr. Shapiro also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications and discussed his book, The Last Great Senate: Courage and Statesmanship in Times of Crisis.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 188 Views

Marijuana Legalization Ballot Initiatives in 2012

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9:21:32 AM - 10:01:13 AM
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9:21:32 AM - 10:01:13 AM

Marijuana Legalization Ballot Initiatives in 2012

Call-In

Robert Capecchi and former Representative Ernest Istook (R-OK) talked about 2012 ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana use that passed in Colorado and Washington but failed in Oregon. Topics included the merits of legalizing marijuana, how the federal government would deal with new conflicting state laws, and how some states regulate marijuana for medical use.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 414 Views

Tim Kaine Victory Speech

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10:01:38 AM - 10:23:27 AM
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10:01:38 AM - 10:23:27 AM

Tim Kaine Victory Speech

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Former Governor Tim Kaine (D) reacted to winning the Virginia Senate race against former Senator George Allen (R).

0 hours, 21 minutes | 231 Views

George Allen Concession Speech

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10:23:40 AM - 10:33:01 AM
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10:23:40 AM - 10:33:01 AM

George Allen Concession Speech

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Former Senator George Allen (R) reacted to losing the Virginia Senate race against former Governor Tim Kaine (D).

0 hours, 9 minutes | 152 Views

Elizabeth Warren Victory Speech

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10:33:21 AM - 10:46:15 AM
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10:33:21 AM - 10:46:15 AM

Elizabeth Warren Victory Speech

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Elizabeth Warren (D) reacted to winning the Massachusetts Senate race against Senator Scott Brown (R).

0 hours, 12 minutes | 579 Views

Scott Brown Concession Speech

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10:46:29 AM - 11:00:55 AM
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10:46:29 AM - 11:00:55 AM

Scott Brown Concession Speech

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Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) reacted to losing the Massachusetts Senate race against Elizabeth Warren (D).

0 hours, 14 minutes | 4,398 Views

Claire McCaskill Victory Speech

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11:01:10 AM - 11:09:10 AM
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11:01:10 AM - 11:09:10 AM

Claire McCaskill Victory Speech

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Senator Claire McCaskill (D) reacted to winning the Missouri Senate race against Representative Todd Akin (R).

0 hours, 8 minutes | 201 Views

Todd Akin Concession Speech

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11:09:24 AM - 11:17:35 AM
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11:09:24 AM - 11:17:35 AM

Todd Akin Concession Speech

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Representative Todd Akin (R) reacted to losing the Missouri Senate race against Senator Claire McCaskill (D).

0 hours, 8 minutes | 170 Views

Tammy Baldwin Victory Speech

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11:19:12 AM - 11:38:08 AM
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11:19:12 AM - 11:38:08 AM

Tammy Baldwin Victory Speech

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Representative Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) reacted to winning the Wisconsin Senate race against former Governor Tommy Thompson.

0 hours, 18 minutes | 178 Views

Tommy Thompson Concession Speech

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11:38:22 AM - 11:54:22 AM
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11:38:22 AM - 11:54:22 AM

Tommy Thompson Concession Speech

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Former Governor Tommy Thompson reacted to the results of the Wisconsin Senate race.*Representative Tammy Baldwin was his opponent.

0 hours, 16 minutes | 117 Views

Joe Donnelly Victory Speech

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11:54:42 AM - 11:58:19 AM
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11:54:42 AM - 11:58:19 AM

Joe Donnelly Victory Speech

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Representative Joe Donnelly (D) reacted to winning the Indiana Senate race. Richard Mourdock was his opponent.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 125 Views

Richard Mourdock Concession Speech

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11:58:33 AM - 12:05:18 PM
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11:58:33 AM - 12:05:18 PM

Richard Mourdock Concession Speech

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Richard Mourdock (R) reacted to losing the Indiana Senate race to Representative Joe Donnelly (D), his opponent. 

0 hours, 6 minutes | 197 Views

Senator Bob Casey Victory Speech

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12:07:22 PM - 12:17:15 PM
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12:07:22 PM - 12:17:15 PM

Senator Bob Casey Victory Speech

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Democratic Senator Bob Casey reacted to winning his re-election contest for the Pennsylvania’s Senate seat against Republican challenger Tom Smith.*He spoke to supporters at his election night headquarters at the Hilton Hotel in Scranton.

0 hours, 9 minutes | 80 Views

Linda McMahon Concession Speech

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12:17:28 PM - 12:23:28 PM
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12:17:28 PM - 12:23:28 PM

Linda McMahon Concession Speech

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Linda McMahon reacted to losing the Connecticut Senate race against Representative Christopher Murphy (D).

0 hours, 6 minutes | 189 Views

Richard Carmona Concession Speech

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12:23:34 PM - 12:34:04 PM
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12:23:34 PM - 12:34:04 PM

Richard Carmona Concession Speech

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Richard Carmona (D) reacted to losing the race for Arizona’s Senate seat to Representative Jeff Flake (R-AZ). He spoke to supporters at an election watch party at Marriott Tucson University Park.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 60 Views

2012 Election and the Lame-Duck Congress

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12:35:41 PM - 1:34:51 PM
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12:35:41 PM - 1:34:51 PM

2012 Election and the Lame-Duck Congress

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about issues facing the lame-duck session of the 112th Congress, as well as what the first 100 days of the 113th could include. They focused on the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 triggered by the debt ceiling agreement if Congress can not reach a new budget agreement. Other topics included the Senate farm bill and cybersecurity legislation.
“Focus on the Lame Duck and New Congress” was a panel of CQ Roll Call’s “"Election Impact Conference,” held in the Ronald Reagan Building.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 474 Views

Congressional Lame-Duck Session and the Fiscal Cliff

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1:34:51 PM - 1:40:06 PM

Billy House spoke by phone about House Republicans position on working with President Obama on issues relating to the “fiscal cliff” the impending automatic tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 108 Views

Newsmakers with Grover Norquist

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1:40:43 PM - 1:41:37 PM
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1:40:43 PM - 1:41:37 PM

Newsmakers with Grover Norquist

Interview

Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, discussed the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to agree on a new budget, and how Congress should address the debt and taxes and revenue in the lame-duck session.
Mr. Norquist was interviewed by Politico's Steven Sloan and The Hill's Russell Berman. After the interview, they discussed his responses with the host.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 1,282 Views

Guide to the 113th Congress

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1:43:01 PM - 2:42:17 PM
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1:43:01 PM - 2:42:17 PM

Guide to the 113th Congress

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Panelists talked about upcoming leadership elections and likely committee assignments in both the House and Senate for the 113th Congress. Topics included House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s future, possible replacements for retiring Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl, and Senate Minority Leader McConnell’s relationship with Senator Rand Paul.
“Guide to the New Congress” was a panel of CQ Roll Call’s “"Election Impact Conference,” held in the Ronald Reagan Building.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 638 Views

Weekly Presidential Address

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2:43:01 PM - 2:46:31 PM
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2:43:01 PM - 2:46:31 PM

Weekly Presidential Address

White House Event

President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. President Obama urged members of Congress to come together to find solutions to creating more jobs and extending middle class tax cuts before they expire. The President emphasized that he’s ready to compromise but would not accept any deal that raises taxes on middle income earners.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 105 Views

Weekly Republican Address

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2:46:37 PM - 2:49:19 PM
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2:46:37 PM - 2:49:19 PM

Weekly Republican Address

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Speaker John Boehner gave the weekly Republican Party address. He stressed the Republican plan to create more jobs and cut spending but disagreed with raising taxes on the wealthy. This, he says, would discourage job creators from hiring more workers. He said a review of the tax and entitlement system is the way to a stronger economy.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 61 Views

2012 Election and Education Policy

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2:50:12 PM - 4:23:41 PM
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2:50:12 PM - 4:23:41 PM

2012 Election and Education Policy

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Education scholars and policy leaders from both political parties discussed education priorities for the Obama administration’s second term. Topics included the prospects for the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education and Higher Education Acts, the impact of federal budget cuts on education, and public opinion on issues such as charter schools, teacher evaluation, education spending, and reform. They also discussed the results of state elections, where education policies are implemented.

1 hours, 33 minutes | 540 Views

African-American Voters and the 2012 Election

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4:25:06 PM - 5:17:31 PM
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4:25:06 PM - 5:17:31 PM

African-American Voters and the 2012 Election

Public Affairs Event

One day after the 2012 presidential election, David Bositis talked about the impact of the African-American vote during the 2012 election and examined what the outcome of the election could mean for minority communities in the U.S. His studies said that President Obama’s margin of victory came from the black vote in the swing state of Ohio. He responded to questions from members of the audience at the a luncheon meeting at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 267 Views

Post-Election Analysis

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5:27:55 PM - 6:26:44 PM
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5:27:55 PM - 6:26:44 PM

Post-Election Analysis

Public Affairs Event

Journalists, pollsters and Republican and Democratic Party representatives analyzed the results and implications of the 2012 elections. Topics included the campaign strategy of President Obama and the Democratic Party, the reluctance of both campaigns reach out to Americans with disabilities despite the fact that one in five citizens had some type of disability, and what the election means for the future. After their discussion, panelists answered questions from the audience. The second panel focused heavily on voter demographics and campaign issues, and the ability of the two parties to work together during the lame-duck and new session of Congress.*Ralph Reed acknowledged that changing demographics were a problem for Republicans and suggested that the party should reach out to the Latino community.
Laszlo Strategies held this forum in the Rayburn House Office Building.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 960 Views

Communicators with Jeff Gardner

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6:30:32 PM - 7:01:18 PM
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6:30:32 PM - 7:01:18 PM

Communicators with Jeff Gardner

Interview

Jeff Gardner talked about telecommunications issues. Topics included competition and collaboration among telephone companies and providing broadband service to rural areas. Paul Barbagallo was the guest interviewer.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 235 Views

Future of the Tea Party Movement

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7:02:09 PM - 7:44:24 PM
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7:02:09 PM - 7:44:24 PM

Future of the Tea Party Movement

Call-In

Amy Kremer discussed the impact of the tea party movement on the 2012 election, and the future of the movement and the rest of the Republican Party. Topics included U.S. fiscal policy, American’s for Prosperity’s Grover Norqiust, and finding common ground between the two political parties. Ms. Kremer also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 573 Views

Open Phones

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7:45:17 PM - 8:00:00 PM
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7:45:17 PM - 8:00:00 PM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s claim that voters gave him a mandate in favor of higher taxes on the rich. 
Josh Gerstein spoke by phone about the resignation of David Petraeus, CIA Acting Director Michael Morell, and who might be picked to lead the agency long-term.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 93 Views

Ethics of Embedded Journalism

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8:00:45 PM - 8:51:01 PM
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8:00:45 PM - 8:51:01 PM

Ethics of Embedded Journalism

Public Affairs Event

Photojournalists, reporters, and academic scholars talked about the ethics of “embedded” journalists working with military units. They also told descriptive stories of working as journalists in Afghanistan, Iraq, Colombia, Angola, and other areas. They responded to some questions from members of the audience.
“Embedded” journalism, begun during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, is the practice of approved reporters traveling with soldiers during armed conflicts. Reporters signed contracts promising not to divulge anything that would compromise ongoing or future military missions, or classified information. 
“Ethics of Embedded Journalism” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage was co-sponsored by the International Center of Photography and Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). It was presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Filming the Camps: From Hollywood to Nuremberg,” which closed that day.

0 hours, 50 minutes | 362 Views

Newsmakers with Grover Norquist

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8:51:36 PM - 8:52:23 PM
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8:51:36 PM - 8:52:23 PM

Newsmakers with Grover Norquist

Interview

Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, discussed the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to agree on a new budget, and how Congress should address the debt and taxes and revenue in the lame-duck session.
Mr. Norquist was interviewed by Politico's Steven Sloan and The Hill's Russell Berman. After the interview, they discussed his responses with the host.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 1,282 Views

Investigative Reporting and Collaborative Journalism

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8:54:47 PM - 10:10:49 PM
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8:54:47 PM - 10:10:49 PM

Investigative Reporting and Collaborative Journalism

Public Affairs Event

Panelists assessed the current and future state of the news industry, focusing specifically on investigative reporting and collaborative journalism practices. Topics included the budget constraints of newspapers, journalism ethics, citizen journalism, non-profit and educational and government journalistic enterprises, and journalism’s role as the guardian of democracy. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was a Zócalo/Cal Humanities “Searching for Democracy” event at the San Diego Museum of Art

1 hours, 16 minutes | 154 Views

2012 Election and the Fiscal Cliff

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10:14:18 PM - 10:57:21 PM
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10:14:18 PM - 10:57:21 PM

2012 Election and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Ira Shapiro talked about the impact of the 2012 election on the Senate and prospects for compromise on pending issues, especially “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot agree on a new budget. Mr. Shapiro also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications and discussed his book, The Last Great Senate: Courage and Statesmanship in Times of Crisis.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 188 Views

Ethics of Embedded Journalism

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11:00:19 PM - 11:50:35 PM
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11:00:19 PM - 11:50:35 PM

Ethics of Embedded Journalism

Public Affairs Event

Photojournalists, reporters, and academic scholars talked about the ethics of “embedded” journalists working with military units. They also told descriptive stories of working as journalists in Afghanistan, Iraq, Colombia, Angola, and other areas. They responded to some questions from members of the audience.
“Embedded” journalism, begun during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, is the practice of approved reporters traveling with soldiers during armed conflicts. Reporters signed contracts promising not to divulge anything that would compromise ongoing or future military missions, or classified information. 
“Ethics of Embedded Journalism” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage was co-sponsored by the International Center of Photography and Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). It was presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Filming the Camps: From Hollywood to Nuremberg,” which closed that day.

0 hours, 50 minutes | 362 Views

Newsmakers with Grover Norquist

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11:51:10 PM - 11:51:57 PM
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11:51:10 PM - 11:51:57 PM

Newsmakers with Grover Norquist

Interview

Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, discussed the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to agree on a new budget, and how Congress should address the debt and taxes and revenue in the lame-duck session.
Mr. Norquist was interviewed by Politico's Steven Sloan and The Hill's Russell Berman. After the interview, they discussed his responses with the host.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 1,282 Views

Investigative Reporting and Collaborative Journalism

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11:54:12 PM - 1:10:14 AM
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11:54:12 PM - 1:10:14 AM

Investigative Reporting and Collaborative Journalism

Public Affairs Event

Panelists assessed the current and future state of the news industry, focusing specifically on investigative reporting and collaborative journalism practices. Topics included the budget constraints of newspapers, journalism ethics, citizen journalism, non-profit and educational and government journalistic enterprises, and journalism’s role as the guardian of democracy. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was a Zócalo/Cal Humanities “Searching for Democracy” event at the San Diego Museum of Art

1 hours, 16 minutes | 154 Views

2012 Election and the Fiscal Cliff

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1:12:26 AM - 1:55:29 AM
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1:12:26 AM - 1:55:29 AM

2012 Election and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Ira Shapiro talked about the impact of the 2012 election on the Senate and prospects for compromise on pending issues, especially “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot agree on a new budget. Mr. Shapiro also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications and discussed his book, The Last Great Senate: Courage and Statesmanship in Times of Crisis.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 188 Views

Pollsters and the 2012 Election Results

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2:06:06 AM - 3:18:11 AM
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2:06:06 AM - 3:18:11 AM

Pollsters and the 2012 Election Results

Public Affairs Event

Political analyst Charlie Cook, Democratic pollster Margi Omergo, and Republican pollster Alex Bratty discussed the many polls and surveys given prior to and after election day. Topics included “Wal-Mart moms” and minority voters in the 2012 presidential elections. Both pollsters agreed that the Republican Party must address the changing demographics in order to survive.
“The Day After: The 2012 Election Debrief” was held by the National Journal in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Atrium Ballroom.

1 hours, 12 minutes | 294 Views

Newsmakers with Grover Norquist

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3:18:47 AM - 3:19:34 AM
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3:18:47 AM - 3:19:34 AM

Newsmakers with Grover Norquist

Interview

Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, discussed the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to agree on a new budget, and how Congress should address the debt and taxes and revenue in the lame-duck session.
Mr. Norquist was interviewed by Politico's Steven Sloan and The Hill's Russell Berman. After the interview, they discussed his responses with the host.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 1,282 Views

Security Forces in Arab States

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3:21:58 AM - 5:19:48 AM
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3:21:58 AM - 5:19:48 AM

Security Forces in Arab States

Public Affairs Event

The U.S. Institute of Peace hosted a discussion on the state of security forces in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Syria. All four countries were in some state of political transition with the army, police and intelligence services playing different roles in each. Topics included enforcing civilian control over security forces, dealing with corruption and training options. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
Manal Omar participated by Skype from Cairo.

1 hours, 57 minutes | 150 Views

U.S. Middle East Policy in the Obama Administration's Second Term

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5:22:08 AM - 6:57:16 AM

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5:22:08 AM - 6:57:16 AM

U.S. Middle East Policy in the Obama Administration's Second Term

Public Affairs Event

Former presidential advisers Dennis Ross and James Jeffrey assessed U.S. Middle East policy in the Obama administration’s second term. They talked about unrest in Syria and their concerns about Egypt’s government. Dennis Ross said that the administration’s sanctions on Iran had been effective but that 2013 would require a more forceful approach to counter Iran’s nuclear ambitions.

1 hours, 35 minutes | 177 Views

Iran-Israel Relations

In Progress

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5:26:44 AM - 6:06:09 AM
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5:26:44 AM - 6:06:09 AM

Iran-Israel Relations

Public Affairs Event

Former State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley interviewed former Obama administration Middle East adviser Dennis Ross. Mr. Ross said 2013 would be a critical year in curtailing Iran’s nuclear ambitions. This interview was part of a conference hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 150 Views

Political Unrest in Syria and Egypt

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6:06:26 AM - 7:03:55 AM
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6:06:26 AM - 7:03:55 AM

Political Unrest in Syria and Egypt

Public Affairs Event

Professors Marc Lynch, Jen’nan Read and Shibley Telhami discussed the ongoing violence in Syria and challenges in Egypt after the revolution. This was part of a national security conference hosted by the the World Affairs Councils of America.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 203 Views

U.S. Economic Competitiveness

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7:04:32 AM - 8:00:00 AM
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7:04:32 AM - 8:00:00 AM

U.S. Economic Competitiveness

Public Affairs Event

Steven Rattner, former counselor to the Obama Administration, and the State Department’s Chief Economist Heidi Crebo-Rediker spoke at the World Affairs Councils of America’s national conference. Mr Rattner discussed the auto bailout, saying that addressing the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to agree on a new budget, is crucial to the nation’s economic health now and in the future. Ms. Crebo-Rediker discussed attracting foreign companies and job creation. She argued that one of the great opportunities is shale gas and an abundant low-price gas supply. Part of a national security conference Friday hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 202 Views

Book Discussion on Bill and Hillary

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8:01:49 AM - 9:00:14 AM
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Book Discussion on Bill and Hillary

Public Affairs Event

Author William Chafe, history professor at Duke University, discussed his book, Bill and Hillary: The Politics of the Personal, in which he examines how Bill and Hillary Clinton’s personal relationship has affected their political lives. Mr. Chafe recounts the couple’s marriage and describes how each partner assisted in the other’s career gains. William Chafe spoke at the Kansas City Public Library in Kansas City, Missouri.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 754 Views

In Depth with Kenneth Davis

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9:01:28 AM - 12:01:06 PM
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9:01:28 AM - 12:01:06 PM

In Depth with Kenneth Davis

Call-In

Author Kenneth Davis talked about his body of work and his newest book, Don’t Know Much About the American Presidents. He answered questions from viewers via telephone and electronic communications. Mr. Davis was also the author of eight other books in the Don’t Know Much About... series as well as the book, America’s Hidden History.

2 hours, 59 minutes | 1,436 Views

Book Discussion on Into Dust and Fire

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12:03:05 PM - 1:04:15 PM
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12:03:05 PM - 1:04:15 PM

Book Discussion on Into Dust and Fire

Public Affairs Event

Rachel Cox recounted the decision by five men, including her Uncle Rob Cox, to leave their Ivy League schools and join the British Army in the spring of 1941, six months prior to Pearl Harbor and America’s involvement in World War II. The author reported on the experiences of the five Americans who were assigned to the 7th Armored Division of the British Eighth Army on the North African front. Rachel Cox spoke at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vermont.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 732 Views

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1:17:12 PM - 2:15:37 PM

Book Discussion on All In: The Education of General Petraeus

Public Affairs Event

Former Army officer Paula Broadwell talked about David Petraeus' military career and his impact on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. General Petraeus gave her access to himself and his team for the book. She was joined by her co-author Vernon Loeb in responding to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose in Washington, D.C.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 8,534 Views

Book Discussion on Viper Pilot

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2:16:22 PM - 2:23:46 PM
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2:16:22 PM - 2:23:46 PM

Book Discussion on Viper Pilot

Public Affairs Event

Author and retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Dan Hampton discussed his book, Viper Pilot: A Memoir of Air Combat. Mr. Hampton talked about his experiences in the U.S. Air Force from 1986 to 2006, during which time he flew more than 150 combat missions. He flew missions during the Iraq War, the Kosovo conflict, and first Gulf War, and received four Distinguished Flying Crosses with Valor, a Purple Heart, and eight Air Medals with Valor during his career.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 693 Views

Weekly Book Releases 11/10/12

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A list of new books being released the week of November 10, 2012

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The Courage to Hope

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The Courage to Hope

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Shirley Sherrod, former U.S.D.A. Georgia state director of Rural Development, recalls the controversy that ensued after conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart released a clip taken from a speech Ms. Sherrod delivered to the Georgia NAACP. The clip made it appear that Ms. Sherrod was guilty of racial prejudice and on July 19, 2010, she was asked to resign her position. It later became apparent that the video included selectively excerpted pieces from the speech and Sherrod’s critics and the Obama administration apologized for their rush to judgment. Shirley Sherrod was offered another position in the Agriculture Department, which she declined. Ms. Sherrod was interviewed by Esther Armah and responded to questions submitted by members of the audience at this “Between the Lines” event at the Schomburg Center in New York City.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 526 Views

Book Discussion on God Believes in Love

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Book Discussion on God Believes in Love

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Gene Robinson, the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire and the first openly-gay person elected to the episcopate, talked about his book, God Believes in Love: Straight Talk About Gay Marriage, in which he presented his argument for gay marriage. He spoke at the Brattle Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts and responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 317 Views

Fairs and Festivals 11-8-12

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A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of November 8, 2012.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 23 Views

Book Discussion on Pat Nixon

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Book Discussion on Pat Nixon

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Mary Brennan, history professor at Texas State University, talked about her book, Pat Nixon: Embattled First Lady, in which she recounts the life of former First Lady Pat Nixon (1912-1993).The author utilized Mrs. Nixon’s recently-released papers to examine the personal and professional life of the private first lady. She spoke at the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California.

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Book Discussion on A Patriot's History of the Modern World

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Larry Schweikart, history professor at the University of Dayton, talked about his book, A Patriot’s History of the Modern World, in which he presented a history of America’s global participation and influence from 1898-1945. He said that during this time the United States introduced numerous political, cultural, and economic ideas to the rest of the world. He spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. and responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 800 Views

Weekly Book Releases 11/10/12

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A list of new books being released the week of November 10, 2012

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Book Discussion on The Voluntourist

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Book Discussion on The Voluntourist

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Author Ken Budd talked about his book, The Voluntourist: A Six-Country Tale of Love, Loss, Fatherhood, Fate, and Singing Bon Jovi in Bethlehem, in which he explains why he decided to take vacations involving volunteer work in the U.S. and around the world. Mr. Budd was interviewed at the “Fall for the Book” festival, held at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 115 Views

Book Discussion on Vindicating the Founders

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Book Discussion on Vindicating the Founders

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Professor West talked about his new book, Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class and Justice in the Origins of America, published by Rowman and Littlefield. In his book he proposes to contradict the many myths that surround the nation’s Founding Fathers insofar as their reluctance to “practice what they preached” in dealing with issues of holding slaves and equal justice for all. Mr. West contends that the founding fathers were sincere in their belief in universal human rights and democracy. He talked about the teaching of history, particularly with regard to how the Founding Fathers are portrayed today.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 713 Views

Fairs and Festivals 11-8-12

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A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of November 8, 2012.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 23 Views

Book Discussion on Wandering Souls

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Book Discussion on Wandering Souls

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Professor Wayne Karlin discussed his book, Wandering Souls: Journeys With the Dead and the Living in Viet Nam, an account of a U.S. soldier’s journey to return a notebook taken from a North Vietnamese soldier he killed during the Vietnam war. This interview was recorded at the Fall for the Book Festival on the campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 372 Views

American Writer's Museum

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American Writer's Museum

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Malcolm O’Hagan, chairman of The American Writers Museum Foundation, talked about the progress the foundation has made in the creation of a museum dedicated to American writers.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 170 Views

Book Discussion on Health Care For Some

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Book Discussion on Health Care For Some

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Beatrix Hoffman, professor and chair of the history department at Northern Illinois University, spoke about the history of the American health care system. She focused on why the United States had been one of the few developed countries to not adopt universal health care and examined why the issue was so divisive. She spoke at the Great Lakes History Conference held at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan and responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 689 Views

Weekly Book Releases 11/10/12

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A list of new books being released the week of November 10, 2012

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Book Discussion on Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail

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Thomas Stanton, former staff member of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, talked about his book, Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons from the Crisis, in which he argues that the main difference between companies that successfully made it through the 2008 financial crisis and those that didn’t was the willingness of upper management to listen to feedback before making decisions. Alex Pollock of the American Enterprise Institute provided commentary.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 524 Views

American Writer's Museum

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American Writer's Museum

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Malcolm O’Hagan, chairman of The American Writers Museum Foundation, talked about the progress the foundation has made in the creation of a museum dedicated to American writers.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 170 Views

After Words with David Cay Johnston

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After Words with David Cay Johnston

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Former Reuters columnist and New York Times correspondent David Cay Johnston talked about his book, The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use “Plain English” and Other Tricks to Rob You Blind, in which he reveals the ways in which corporations appear to exploit their customers and the government. Professor Johnston discussed his findings with USA Today's money reporter Jayne O’Donnell.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 1,664 Views

Fairs and Festivals 11-8-12

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A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of November 8, 2012.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 23 Views

Book Discussion on Regulating to Disaster

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Book Discussion on Regulating to Disaster

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Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about he book, Regulating to Disaster: How Green Jobs Policies Are Damaging America’s Economy, in which she takes a critical look at President Obama’s “green jobs” initiative and argues that it hurt the economy. This event was hosted by the Manhattan Institute in New York City.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 738 Views

2012 American Book Awards

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2012 American Book Awards

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The Before Columbus Foundation presented the 33rd annual American Book Awards, held at the University of California at Berkeley. Poet Eugene B. Redmond was given the Lifetime Achievement Award.

2 hours, 33 minutes | 235 Views

Book Discussion on Makers

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Book Discussion on Makers

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Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired magazine, contends that America is on the verge of a new industrial revolution spurred by advances in computing. The author profiled a selection of start-up industrialists, “makers,” who are using social media, crowd sourcing, and open source software to redefine American industry and manufacturing. Chris Anderson spoke at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 972 Views

Book Discussion on Exceptional America

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Book Discussion on Exceptional America

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Author Nick Adams talked about his book, Exceptional America: A Message Of Hope From A Modern-Day De Tocqueville. As an Australian political commentator, he traveled across the United States to observe American politics and life, and explained why he thought the country was exceptional.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 722 Views

Book Discussion on The Distance Between Us

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Book Discussion on The Distance Between Us

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Author Reyna Grande talked about her book, The Distance Between Us: A Memoir, in which she shares her experiences growing up in Mexico without her parents, who immigrated to the United States illegally to find work, and discusses what life was like for her and her siblings when they eventually made it to the U.S. years later. Ms. Grande was interviewed at the “Fall for the Book” festival, held in Fairfax, VA.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 835 Views

Book Discussion on Who Stole the American Dream?

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Book Discussion on Who Stole the American Dream?

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Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith discussed his book, Who Stole the American Dream?, in which he argues that over the past four decades the American Dream had been dismantled and the U.S. had become two Americas. He responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 4,692 Views

Voter Demographics and 2012 Elections

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Voter Demographics and 2012 Elections

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Panelists analyzed the impact of various voter demographics on the 2012 election results. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
Gregory Capelli made luncheon remarks about the education of the work force.
“The Day After: The 2012 Election Debrief” was held by the National Journal in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Atrium Ballroom.

0 hours, 36 minutes | 1,796 Views

Congressional Agenda for President Obama's Second Term

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Congressional Agenda for President Obama's Second Term

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Panelists previewed the congressional agenda and Congress' relationship with President Obama in light of the 2012 election results. Former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao questioned President Obama’s math in his tax increase proposal, saying that it would not close the debt gap.
“The Day After: The 2012 Election Debrief” was held by the National Journal in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Atrium Ballroom.

0 hours, 33 minutes | 216 Views

African-American Voters and the 2012 Election

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African-American Voters and the 2012 Election

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One day after the 2012 presidential election, David Bositis talked about the impact of the African-American vote during the 2012 election and examined what the outcome of the election could mean for minority communities in the U.S. His studies said that President Obama’s margin of victory came from the black vote in the swing state of Ohio. He responded to questions from members of the audience at the a luncheon meeting at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 267 Views

Mary Garber Oral History Interview, Part 2

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Mary Garber Oral History Interview, Part 2

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Mary Garber went to work as a society editor at North Carolina’s Winston-Salem Journal in 1940, then transferred to sports in 1946 for a life-long career. She recalled her love of sports reporting, the discrimination she faced as a woman, and her determination to cover black high school athletes in the segregated South.
This program is the second half of a two-part interview.
This oral history interview was conducted by Diane Gentry on November 4, 1990, for the Washington Press Club Foundation as part of its oral history project “Women in Journalism.” The interview was conducted in Ms. Garber’s home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 217 Views

Vermont's State Archives' Eugenics Movement Collection

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8:48:15 AM - 8:56:33 AM

Vermont state archivist Tanya Marshall talked about the history of the eugenics movement in Vermont and a study conducted by a University of Vermont professor interested in eliminating “defective” traits in Vermonters.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast 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, 8 minutes | 193 Views

Book Discussion on Let There Be Light

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Book Discussion on Let There Be Light

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Hollywood director John Huston recorded a documentary film for the U.S. Army depicting psychological combat trauma and efforts to treat returning World War II veterans. The film was not seen by the public until 1980, and has been restored by the National Archives. Prior to the film, David Culbert, history professor at Louisiana State University, discussed the film’s history.

1 hours, 7 minutes | 367 Views

War In Europe

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War In Europe

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Two World War II veterans and a former Army nurse who helped liberate German concentration camps described the chaos and destruction they witnessed in Europe during the war. This event was from the American Veterans Center’s 15th Annnual Conference in Washington, DC.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 545 Views

Korean War Veterans

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Korean War Veterans

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Three Korean War veterans representing the Navy, Air Force, and Army talked about why they joined the military and reflected on their wartime experiences. 
This event was from the American Veterans Center’s 15th annual conference.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 267 Views

Book Discussion on Last Men Out

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Book Discussion on Last Men Out

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Bob Drury recounted the final thirty-six hours of the American withdrawal from Vietnam on April 29, 1975. Mr. Drury profiled eleven Marine Corps Security Guards who oversaw the final evacuees and were the last to depart from the roof of the American embassy in Saigon. Mr. Drury showed slides during his presentation and responded to questions from members of the audience.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 638 Views

Creation of the Electoral College and Chief Executive

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Creation of the Electoral College and Chief Executive

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Author Ray Raphael chronicled the debate at the Constitutional Convention over who should elect the U.S. president. He also described the arguments made by George Washington, James Madison, and lesser-known delegates on the scope of the president’s power. He also responded to questions from the audience. Raphael’s most recent book is Mr. President: How and Why the Founders Created a Chief Executive. The David Library of the American Revolution in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania hosted.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 905 Views

Q&A with Mitt Romney

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Q&A with Mitt Romney

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Governor Mitt Romney was interviewed about his possible candidacy for president in 2008, his experiences as governor of Massachusetts and his political philosophy. Topics included his decision not to run again for governor, working in his father’s political campaigns, serving as a Mormon missionary, campaign financing, and leadership.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 12,281 Views

Amelia Earhart Exhibit

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Amelia Earhart Exhibit

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The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is commemorating the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance on an around-the-world flight. She was called “Lady Lindy” after pioneering aviator Charles Lindbergh, and the mystery surrounding her loss continues to fascinate Americans. We visited the exhibit “One Life: Amelia Earhart,” which chronicles her much-photographed life and exploits.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 405 Views

World War II Veterans Mark Victory over Japan Day

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World War II Veterans Mark Victory over Japan Day

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U.S. and Japanese Veterans of World War II spoke at an event marking Victory over Japan Day. Fiske Hanley, a B-29 crew member shot down on his 7th mission over Japan, and Bill Nagase, who was a 14 year old Kamikaze pilot, spoke about their experiences at the end of the war, and subsequent meeting during the 1970s, ans subsequent friendship. They responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 280 Views

Overview of World War II

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Overview of World War II

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History Professor Gary Ostrower of Alfred University in New York examined the origins of World War II and discussed the war’s major battles and turning points. He also detailed the tactics and weaponry used, and the resulting casualties. The class is from a course on Modern Western History. He responded to questions from students.

1 hours, 43 minutes | 1,238 Views

Military Executions in Stonewall Jackson's Command

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Military Executions in Stonewall Jackson's Command

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Peter Carmichael looked at the military executions in General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s command. He talked about the different forms of punishment used under Jackson’s leadership in 1862, and the reactions of Confederate soldiers to these measures. He also responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 976 Views

Declaration of Independence

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Declaration of Independence

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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, 49 minutes | 537 Views

Vietnam Veterans

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Vietnam Veterans

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Meredith Lair, history professor at George Mason University, spoke to college students about the treatment of soldiers returning from the Vietnam War and looked at the accuracy of accounts of Vietnam Veterans being “spat upon” by anti-war activists. This class is from a course called “Legacies of the Vietnam War” and took place at George Mason University in Virginia. Throughout the lecture she answered questions from students.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 577 Views

Jewish-American Revolutionary War Financier

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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 | 656 Views

Military Executions in Stonewall Jackson's Command

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Military Executions in Stonewall Jackson's Command

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Peter Carmichael looked at the military executions in General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s command. He talked about the different forms of punishment used under Jackson’s leadership in 1862, and the reactions of Confederate soldiers to these measures. He also responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 976 Views

Declaration of Independence

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11:09:32 PM - 11:59:00 PM
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Declaration of Independence

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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, 49 minutes | 537 Views

Vietnam Veterans

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Vietnam Veterans

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Meredith Lair, history professor at George Mason University, spoke to college students about the treatment of soldiers returning from the Vietnam War and looked at the accuracy of accounts of Vietnam Veterans being “spat upon” by anti-war activists. This class is from a course called “Legacies of the Vietnam War” and took place at George Mason University in Virginia. Throughout the lecture she answered questions from students.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 577 Views

Jewish-American Revolutionary War Financier

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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 | 656 Views

Amelia Earhart Exhibit

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Amelia Earhart Exhibit

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The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is commemorating the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance on an around-the-world flight. She was called “Lady Lindy” after pioneering aviator Charles Lindbergh, and the mystery surrounding her loss continues to fascinate Americans. We visited the exhibit “One Life: Amelia Earhart,” which chronicles her much-photographed life and exploits.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 405 Views

World War II Veterans Mark Victory over Japan Day

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World War II Veterans Mark Victory over Japan Day

Public Affairs Event

U.S. and Japanese Veterans of World War II spoke at an event marking Victory over Japan Day. Fiske Hanley, a B-29 crew member shot down on his 7th mission over Japan, and Bill Nagase, who was a 14 year old Kamikaze pilot, spoke about their experiences at the end of the war, and subsequent meeting during the 1970s, ans subsequent friendship. They responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 280 Views

Overview of World War II

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Overview of World War II

Public Affairs Event

History Professor Gary Ostrower of Alfred University in New York examined the origins of World War II and discussed the war’s major battles and turning points. He also detailed the tactics and weaponry used, and the resulting casualties. The class is from a course on Modern Western History. He responded to questions from students.

1 hours, 43 minutes | 1,238 Views

Book Discussion on Last Men Out

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Book Discussion on Last Men Out

Public Affairs Event

Bob Drury recounted the final thirty-six hours of the American withdrawal from Vietnam on April 29, 1975. Mr. Drury profiled eleven Marine Corps Security Guards who oversaw the final evacuees and were the last to depart from the roof of the American embassy in Saigon. Mr. Drury showed slides during his presentation and responded to questions from members of the audience.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 638 Views

Creation of the Electoral College and Chief Executive

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Creation of the Electoral College and Chief Executive

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Author Ray Raphael chronicled the debate at the Constitutional Convention over who should elect the U.S. president. He also described the arguments made by George Washington, James Madison, and lesser-known delegates on the scope of the president’s power. He also responded to questions from the audience. Raphael’s most recent book is Mr. President: How and Why the Founders Created a Chief Executive. The David Library of the American Revolution in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania hosted.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 905 Views