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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 | 272 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:33 AM - 7:46:53 AM
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7:00:33 AM - 7:46:53 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Tax cut pledge: Is it still relevant?” Most congressional Republicans had signed a pledge to American’s for Prosperity’s Grover Norquist to oppose all tax increases.
C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson previewed topics for Sunday morning news shows at the end of the program.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 137 Views

President Obama and Democratic Party

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7:48:17 AM - 8:35:22 AM
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7:48:17 AM - 8:35:22 AM

President Obama and Democratic Party

Call-In

Bill Press previewed President Barack Obama’s second term and the 113th Congress for Democratic members, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Karl Rove and the future of the Republican Party, the 2012 election and voter turnout, tax policy, CIA director David Petraeus' resignation, the federal budget, Social Security, and Medicare reform.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 441 Views

Future of the Republican Party

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8:37:28 AM - 9:25:56 AM
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8:37:28 AM - 9:25:56 AM

Future of the Republican Party

Call-In

Michael Steele discussed the future of the Republican Party after the 2012 elections and the re-election of President Barack Obama. Topics included upcoming Republican legislative and political agendas, ideological and political divisions in the party following the elections, and the party’s relationship with and outreach to women and minority voters, especially Latinos. 
C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson previewed topics for Sunday morning news shows at the end of the program.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 665 Views

Developments in Afghanistan

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9:27:46 AM - 9:59:55 AM
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9:27:46 AM - 9:59:55 AM

Developments in Afghanistan

Call-In

Daniel Markey talked about the latest developments in Afghanistan and how the re-election of President Obama is playing within the country. Mr. Markey said that Afghanistan, while making some progress in education and infrastructure, is still in political turmoil. He also remarked that the path to U.S. troop withdrawal would be difficult, and that the relationship between President Obama and Afghan President Karzai was strained. 
Patrick Quinn, the Associated Press news director for Afghanistan and Pakistan spoke by telephone from Kabul about developments in Afghanistan.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 387 Views

Newsmakers with Grover Norquist

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10:00:18 AM - 10:31:22 AM
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10:00:18 AM - 10:31:22 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, 31 minutes | 1,312 Views

President Obama and Democratic Party

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10:31:28 AM - 10:52:40 AM
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10:31:28 AM - 10:52:40 AM

President Obama and Democratic Party

Call-In

Bill Press previewed President Barack Obama’s second term and the 113th Congress for Democratic members, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Karl Rove and the future of the Republican Party, the 2012 election and voter turnout, tax policy, CIA director David Petraeus' resignation, the federal budget, Social Security, and Medicare reform.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 441 Views

Veterans Day Ceremony

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10:52:43 AM - 12:00:21 PM
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10:52:43 AM - 12:00:21 PM

Veterans Day Ceremony

White House Event

President Obama and other dignitaries gathered at Arlington National Cemetery for the annual ceremony honoring the nation’s veterans. The president laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns before proceeding to the nearby amphitheater where he, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, and others addressed military personnel, dignitaries, and veterans at a ceremony which included music and the parade of colors. In his remarks. the president talked about the nation’s obligation to help returning veterans transition back into civilian life. He also noted that this Veterans Day was the first in a decade in which no American troops were “fighting and dying in Iraq.”

1 hours, 7 minutes | 2,713 Views

President Obama Victory Speech

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12:03:01 PM - 12:33:03 PM
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12:03:01 PM - 12:33:03 PM

President Obama Victory Speech

White House Event

President Obama thanked supporters gathered at his presidential campaign headquarters at McCormick Place in Chicago. He thanked them for their efforts in his re-election campaign and called for unity in his next term. He was joined on stage by his family.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 32,196 Views

Mitt Romney Concession Speech

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12:33:03 PM - 12:40:09 PM
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12:33:03 PM - 12:40:09 PM

Mitt Romney Concession Speech

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Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at his presidential campaign headquarters in Boston, thanking them for their efforts on his behalf. He also said that he had called President Obama to wish him well in his next term and called for bipartisanship in addressing the nation’s challenges. He appeared alone on the dais and was joined by family after his remarks.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 4,370 Views

Post-Election Viewer Reactions

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12:40:21 PM - 12:46:15 PM
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12:40:21 PM - 12:46:15 PM

Post-Election Viewer Reactions

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Viewers commented on the question, “What do you think of the election results?”

0 hours, 5 minutes | 131 Views

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12:46:51 PM - 1:50:22 PM

Post-Election Analysis with Charlie Cook and Stu Rothenberg

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Charlie Cook and Stu Rothenberg assessed the results of the 2012 elections, the campaign in general, and the futures of both parties. Mr. Cook said Republicans need to appeal to a wider range of voters, warning, “Their center is older white men and that’s not where this country is going. The future doesn’t look like the Republican Party.” Mr. Rothenberg in his analysis asserted that Democratic voters' beliefs do not allow them to vote for Republican candidates, while Republican voters' beliefs leave them more open to supporting Democrats. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
This event at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., was part of Leading Authorities' Association Lecture Series, co-hosted with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. There was introductory video.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 3,976 Views

Republican Agenda Post-2012 Election

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1:51:16 PM - 2:29:30 PM
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1:51:16 PM - 2:29:30 PM

Republican Agenda Post-2012 Election

News Conference

Conservatives discussed the implications of 2012 election results to their movement. They criticized failed Republican candidates, Brent Bozell saying that when they “run as Democrats light, they lose.” Topics included campaign issues, conservative numbers in the House and Senate, and the future of the Republican Party. They responded to questions by reporters at this event held by ConservativeHQ.com at the National Press Club.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 3,861 Views

Post-Election Analysis

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2:29:57 PM - 3:34:48 PM
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Post-Election Analysis

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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.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 1,193 Views

Voter Demographics and 2012 Elections

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3:35:51 PM - 4:12:05 PM
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3:35:51 PM - 4:12:05 PM

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 | 2,301 Views

Congressional Agenda for President Obama's Second Term

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4:12:29 PM - 4:46:10 PM
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4:12:29 PM - 4:46:10 PM

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

Future of the Republican Party

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4:46:56 PM - 5:32:58 PM
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4:46:56 PM - 5:32:58 PM

Future of the Republican Party

Call-In

Michael Steele discussed the future of the Republican Party after the 2012 elections and the re-election of President Barack Obama. Topics included upcoming Republican legislative and political agendas, ideological and political divisions in the party following the elections, and the party’s relationship with and outreach to women and minority voters, especially Latinos. 
C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson previewed topics for Sunday morning news shows at the end of the program.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 665 Views

President Obama on the Economy and the Deficit

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5:33:40 PM - 5:42:36 PM
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5:33:40 PM - 5:42:36 PM

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, 8 minutes | 8,151 Views

House Speaker Boehner on the Economy and Fiscal Cliff

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5:42:52 PM - 5:54:11 PM
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5:42:52 PM - 5:54:11 PM

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 | 2,964 Views

Congressional Lame-Duck Session and the Fiscal Cliff

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5:54:11 PM - 5:59:26 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 | 128 Views

Newsmakers with Grover Norquist

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6:00:00 PM - 6:30:55 PM
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6:00:00 PM - 6:30:55 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, 30 minutes | 1,312 Views

Veterans Day Ceremony

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6:33:50 PM - 6:41:07 PM
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6:33:50 PM - 6:41:07 PM

Veterans Day Ceremony

White House Event

President Obama and other dignitaries gathered at Arlington National Cemetery for the annual ceremony honoring the nation’s veterans. The president laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns before proceeding to the nearby amphitheater where he, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, and others addressed military personnel, dignitaries, and veterans at a ceremony which included music and the parade of colors. In his remarks. the president talked about the nation’s obligation to help returning veterans transition back into civilian life. He also noted that this Veterans Day was the first in a decade in which no American troops were “fighting and dying in Iraq.”

0 hours, 7 minutes | 2,713 Views

Veterans Day Ceremony

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6:41:13 PM - 7:22:17 PM
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6:41:13 PM - 7:22:17 PM

Veterans Day Ceremony

White House Event

President Obama and other dignitaries gathered at Arlington National Cemetery for the annual ceremony honoring the nation’s veterans. The president laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns before proceeding to the nearby amphitheater where he, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, and others addressed military personnel, dignitaries, and veterans at a ceremony which included music and the parade of colors. In his remarks. the president talked about the nation’s obligation to help returning veterans transition back into civilian life. He also noted that this Veterans Day was the first in a decade in which no American troops were “fighting and dying in Iraq.”

0 hours, 41 minutes | 2,713 Views

National Security Issues in 2013

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7:24:53 PM - 7:59:29 PM
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National Security Issues in 2013

Public Affairs Event

Former George W. Bush national security adviser Stephen Hadley talks about national security issues in 2013. He argued that getting America’s fiscal house in order should be our top priority and that without it we can’t promote our interests internationally. Mr. Hadley was part of a national security conference Friday hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 230 Views

Q&A with Matthew Heineman

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8:00:47 PM - 9:00:07 PM
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8:00:47 PM - 9:00:07 PM

Q&A with Matthew Heineman

Q&A

Matthew Heineman talked about his documentary film, Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, in which he examines the deficiencies in America’s health care system and explores cost effective solutions such as acupuncture and preventing illness with nutrition and lifestyle changes. He talked about the issues that arise from fee-for-service medical reimbursement that compensates doctors for each procedure, and in some cases leads to overtreatment of preventable diseases. He highlighted alternatives to this method of physician compensation, such as the plan at the Cleveland Clinic which pays doctors a salary and incentivizes them to provide better treatment as measured by patient’s results. He also talked about why he became a filmmaker, and what he plans to do for his next project. Video clips from the film were shown.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 1,237 Views

Question Time

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9:02:20 PM - 9:36:05 PM
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9:02:20 PM - 9:36:05 PM

Question Time

International Telecasts

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg answered questions from members of his party and the opposition. Prime Minister David Cameron was away on an official trip. Members offered congratulations to President Obama on winning the U.S. presidential election. Other questions focused on the British economy, cuts within the National Health Service and trade relations with the United States.

0 hours, 33 minutes | 1,142 Views

Veterans Day Ceremony

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9:38:31 PM - 10:26:51 PM
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9:38:31 PM - 10:26:51 PM

Veterans Day Ceremony

White House Event

President Obama and other dignitaries gathered at Arlington National Cemetery for the annual ceremony honoring the nation’s veterans. The president laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns before proceeding to the nearby amphitheater where he, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, and others addressed military personnel, dignitaries, and veterans at a ceremony which included music and the parade of colors. In his remarks. the president talked about the nation’s obligation to help returning veterans transition back into civilian life. He also noted that this Veterans Day was the first in a decade in which no American troops were “fighting and dying in Iraq.”

0 hours, 48 minutes | 2,713 Views

Developments in Afghanistan

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10:28:12 PM - 10:58:20 PM
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Developments in Afghanistan

Call-In

Daniel Markey talked about the latest developments in Afghanistan and how the re-election of President Obama is playing within the country. Mr. Markey said that Afghanistan, while making some progress in education and infrastructure, is still in political turmoil. He also remarked that the path to U.S. troop withdrawal would be difficult, and that the relationship between President Obama and Afghan President Karzai was strained. 
Patrick Quinn, the Associated Press news director for Afghanistan and Pakistan spoke by telephone from Kabul about developments in Afghanistan.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 387 Views

Q&A with Matthew Heineman

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11:00:00 PM - 11:59:30 PM
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11:00:00 PM - 11:59:30 PM

Q&A with Matthew Heineman

Q&A

Matthew Heineman talked about his documentary film, Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, in which he examines the deficiencies in America’s health care system and explores cost effective solutions such as acupuncture and preventing illness with nutrition and lifestyle changes. He talked about the issues that arise from fee-for-service medical reimbursement that compensates doctors for each procedure, and in some cases leads to overtreatment of preventable diseases. He highlighted alternatives to this method of physician compensation, such as the plan at the Cleveland Clinic which pays doctors a salary and incentivizes them to provide better treatment as measured by patient’s results. He also talked about why he became a filmmaker, and what he plans to do for his next project. Video clips from the film were shown.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 1,237 Views

Question Time

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12:02:17 AM - 12:36:02 AM
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12:02:17 AM - 12:36:02 AM

Question Time

International Telecasts

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg answered questions from members of his party and the opposition. Prime Minister David Cameron was away on an official trip. Members offered congratulations to President Obama on winning the U.S. presidential election. Other questions focused on the British economy, cuts within the National Health Service and trade relations with the United States.

0 hours, 33 minutes | 1,142 Views

Political Unrest in Syria and Egypt

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12:38:23 AM - 1:35:52 AM
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12:38:23 AM - 1:35:52 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 | 318 Views

Patrick Quinn on Developments in Afghanistan

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1:36:13 AM - 1:42:49 AM
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Patrick Quinn on Developments in Afghanistan

Call-In

Associated Press correspondent Patrick Quinn spoke by telephone from Kabul about developments on the ground in Afghanistan. Mr. Quinn talked about problems with freedom of movement within Afghanistan, and Pakistan’s role in the region.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 106 Views

President Obama and Democratic Party

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1:44:41 AM - 2:30:23 AM
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1:44:41 AM - 2:30:23 AM

President Obama and Democratic Party

Call-In

Bill Press previewed President Barack Obama’s second term and the 113th Congress for Democratic members, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Karl Rove and the future of the Republican Party, the 2012 election and voter turnout, tax policy, CIA director David Petraeus' resignation, the federal budget, Social Security, and Medicare reform.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 441 Views

Future of the Republican Party

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2:30:34 AM - 3:16:36 AM
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2:30:34 AM - 3:16:36 AM

Future of the Republican Party

Call-In

Michael Steele discussed the future of the Republican Party after the 2012 elections and the re-election of President Barack Obama. Topics included upcoming Republican legislative and political agendas, ideological and political divisions in the party following the elections, and the party’s relationship with and outreach to women and minority voters, especially Latinos. 
C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson previewed topics for Sunday morning news shows at the end of the program.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 665 Views

American Enterprise Institute Post-Election Analysis

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3:18:15 AM - 5:06:37 AM
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3:18:15 AM - 5:06:37 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 | 1,308 Views

Veterans Day Ceremony

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5:08:35 AM - 5:16:03 AM
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5:08:35 AM - 5:16:03 AM

Veterans Day Ceremony

White House Event

President Obama and other dignitaries gathered at Arlington National Cemetery for the annual ceremony honoring the nation’s veterans. The president laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns before proceeding to the nearby amphitheater where he, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, and others addressed military personnel, dignitaries, and veterans at a ceremony which included music and the parade of colors. In his remarks. the president talked about the nation’s obligation to help returning veterans transition back into civilian life. He also noted that this Veterans Day was the first in a decade in which no American troops were “fighting and dying in Iraq.”

0 hours, 7 minutes | 2,713 Views

Veterans Day Ceremony

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5:16:03 AM - 5:57:14 AM
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5:16:03 AM - 5:57:14 AM

Veterans Day Ceremony

White House Event

President Obama and other dignitaries gathered at Arlington National Cemetery for the annual ceremony honoring the nation’s veterans. The president laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns before proceeding to the nearby amphitheater where he, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, and others addressed military personnel, dignitaries, and veterans at a ceremony which included music and the parade of colors. In his remarks. the president talked about the nation’s obligation to help returning veterans transition back into civilian life. He also noted that this Veterans Day was the first in a decade in which no American troops were “fighting and dying in Iraq.”

0 hours, 41 minutes | 2,713 Views

Q&A with Matthew Heineman

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5:58:10 AM - 6:57:40 AM

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Q&A with Matthew Heineman

Q&A

Matthew Heineman talked about his documentary film, Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, in which he examines the deficiencies in America’s health care system and explores cost effective solutions such as acupuncture and preventing illness with nutrition and lifestyle changes. He talked about the issues that arise from fee-for-service medical reimbursement that compensates doctors for each procedure, and in some cases leads to overtreatment of preventable diseases. He highlighted alternatives to this method of physician compensation, such as the plan at the Cleveland Clinic which pays doctors a salary and incentivizes them to provide better treatment as measured by patient’s results. He also talked about why he became a filmmaker, and what he plans to do for his next project. Video clips from the film were shown.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 1,237 Views

Book Discussion on Who Stole the American Dream?

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5:02:16 AM - 6:01:42 AM
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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 | 4,716 Views

American Writer's Museum

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6:03:41 AM - 6:18:59 AM
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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 | 242 Views

Book Discussion on Into the Fire

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6:30:53 AM - 7:13:15 AM
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Book Discussion on Into the Fire

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Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer talked about his book, Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War. He also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 590 Views

Book Discussion on Joseph Anton

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7:15:50 AM - 8:35:30 AM
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Book Discussion on Joseph Anton

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Author Salman Rushdie discusses his memoir, Joseph Anton, in which he discussed his ten years spent in hiding as a result of the fatwa issued against him by Ayatollah Khomeini in 1989 for his authorship of the novel, The Satanic Verses.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 690 Views

Mugged Book Party

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8:40:50 AM - 9:00:19 AM
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Mugged Book Party

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Ann Coulter attended a party for the launch of her book, Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 653 Views

Book Discussion on Brigham Young

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9:02:07 AM - 10:05:53 AM
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Book Discussion on Brigham Young

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John Turner, assistant professor of religious studies at George Mason University, talked about his book, Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet, in which he recounts the life of Mormon leader Brigham Young (1801-1877). He talked about the role that Brigham Young assumed following the death of Mormonism’s founder, Joseph Smith, as Young led congregants of the church across the Rocky Mountains and established settlements in Utah. John Turner speaks on a panel that included Jeff Johnson, and Craig Foster at the Salt Lake City Public Library.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 625 Views

Fairs and Festivals 11-8-12

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10:05:59 AM - 10:07:13 AM
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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

Weekly Book Releases 11/10/12

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10:13:47 AM - 10:15:33 AM
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Weekly Book Releases 11/10/12

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

0 hours, 1 minutes | 265 Views

Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad

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10:15:47 AM - 11:00:38 AM
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10:15:47 AM - 11:00:38 AM

Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad

Public Affairs Event

Trinity University professor David Lesch talked about his book, Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad, in which he examined Syria’s history and Bashar al-Assad’s regime. He also spoke about the roots of political conflict and violence in the country. He responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 502 Views

Book Discussion on Health Care For Some

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11:02:04 AM - 11:56:28 AM
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11:02:04 AM - 11:56:28 AM

Book Discussion on Health Care For Some

Public Affairs Event

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 | 1,139 Views

After Words with Salman Khan

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12:00:16 PM - 12:53:09 PM
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After Words with Salman Khan

Interview

Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, spoke about the benefits of online, universal education and his evolution from hedge fund analyst to public educator. He examined the state of public education, learning methods, and the integration of technology into public education. He talked with the president of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, Nina Rees. 
Salman Khan is a former hedge fund analyst, venture capitalist and Silicon Valley engineer. He holds several degrees from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is the founder of the Khan Academy.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 1,835 Views

Book Discussion on An Ethics of Interrogation

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1:01:34 PM - 1:20:50 PM
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Book Discussion on An Ethics of Interrogation

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U.S. Naval Academy assistant professor Michael Skerker talked about his book, An Ethics of Interrogation. He focused on the laws of war, applications of the Geneva Conventions, and the legal and moral constraints on torture and prisoner interrogation.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 237 Views

Book Discussion on OSS in China

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1:21:08 PM - 1:43:09 PM
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Book Discussion on OSS in China

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U.S. Naval Academy professor Maochun Yu talked about his book, OSS in China: Prelude to Cold War, in which he examines the history of the Office of Strategic Services in China and its successes and failures. This interview, which was recorded at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, is part of Book TV College Series.

0 hours, 22 minutes | 377 Views

Weekly Book Releases 11/10/12

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1:44:22 PM - 1:46:08 PM
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Weekly Book Releases 11/10/12

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

0 hours, 1 minutes | 265 Views

Book Discussion on American Sheikhs

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1:47:33 PM - 1:57:23 PM
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Book Discussion on American Sheikhs

Interview

Professor Brian VanDeMark talked about his book, American Sheikhs: Two Families, Four Generations, and the Story of America’s Influence in the Middle East, a history of the American University of Beirut and its two founding families.

0 hours, 9 minutes | 1,160 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 | 228 Views

Book Discussion on Escape from North Korea

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4:44:46 PM - 5:59:09 PM
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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 | 2,136 Views

Book Discussion on Back to Blood

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6:00:29 PM - 7:08:56 PM
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Book Discussion on Back to Blood

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Tom Wolfe spoke about his novel, Back to Blood, in which he presented several observations on the city of Miami. Mr. Wolfe also answered questions from the audience. He spoke at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International, held annually on the campus of Miami Dade College.

1 hours, 8 minutes | 791 Views

Book Discussion on American Tapestry

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7:16:08 PM - 8:02:30 PM
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Book Discussion on American Tapestry

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Author Rachel L. Swarns discussed her book American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama, in which she examined the people who made up Mrs. Obama’s family tree. She responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 304 Views

Book Discussion on Pat Nixon

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8:03:38 PM - 8:57:34 PM
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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.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 1,475 Views

Weekly Book Releases 11/10/12

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8:57:47 PM - 8:59:33 PM
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Weekly Book Releases 11/10/12

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

0 hours, 1 minutes | 265 Views

After Words with David Cay Johnston

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9:00:01 PM - 9:57:11 PM
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After Words with David Cay Johnston

Interview

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, 57 minutes | 1,688 Views

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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 | 1,173 Views

Fairs and Festivals 11-8-12

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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 God Believes in Love

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10:45:52 PM - 11:47:38 PM
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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 | 439 Views

After Words with David Cay Johnston

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12:00:47 AM - 12:57:57 AM
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After Words with David Cay Johnston

Interview

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, 57 minutes | 1,688 Views

Weekly Book Releases 11/10/12

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12:57:56 AM - 12:59:42 AM
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Weekly Book Releases 11/10/12

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

0 hours, 1 minutes | 265 Views

Book Discussion on An Ethics of Interrogation

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1:00:32 AM - 1:19:46 AM
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1:00:32 AM - 1:19:46 AM

Book Discussion on An Ethics of Interrogation

Interview

U.S. Naval Academy assistant professor Michael Skerker talked about his book, An Ethics of Interrogation. He focused on the laws of war, applications of the Geneva Conventions, and the legal and moral constraints on torture and prisoner interrogation.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 237 Views

Book Discussion on OSS in China

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1:20:15 AM - 1:42:08 AM
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1:20:15 AM - 1:42:08 AM

Book Discussion on OSS in China

Interview

U.S. Naval Academy professor Maochun Yu talked about his book, OSS in China: Prelude to Cold War, in which he examines the history of the Office of Strategic Services in China and its successes and failures. This interview, which was recorded at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, is part of Book TV College Series.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 377 Views

Book Discussion on American Sheikhs

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1:43:09 AM - 1:52:45 AM
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Book Discussion on American Sheikhs

Interview

Professor Brian VanDeMark talked about his book, American Sheikhs: Two Families, Four Generations, and the Story of America’s Influence in the Middle East, a history of the American University of Beirut and its two founding families.

0 hours, 9 minutes | 1,160 Views

Book Discussion on Regulating to Disaster

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2:00:56 AM - 2:41:09 AM
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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 | 732 Views

Book Discussion on The Color Purple

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2:40:48 AM - 2:59:38 AM
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Book Discussion on The Color Purple

Interview

Author Alice Walker discussed her book, The Color Purple. Ms. Walker was interviewed at the “Fall for the Book” festival, held at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.

0 hours, 18 minutes | 427 Views

After Words with David Cay Johnston

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3:00:40 AM - 3:57:50 AM
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3:00:40 AM - 3:57:50 AM

After Words with David Cay Johnston

Interview

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, 57 minutes | 1,688 Views

Weekly Book Releases 11/10/12

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3:59:28 AM - 4:01:14 AM
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Weekly Book Releases 11/10/12

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

0 hours, 1 minutes | 265 Views

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4:01:54 AM - 5:00:19 AM

Book Discussion on All In: The Education of General Petraeus

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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 | 8,573 Views

Book Discussion on Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail

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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, 14 minutes | 522 Views

Creation of the Electoral College and Chief Executive

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5:50:25 AM - 6:59:36 AM
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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 | 903 Views

Q&A with Mitt Romney

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7:00:20 AM - 7:58:02 AM
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Q&A with Mitt Romney

Q&A

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 | 12,315 Views

Museum of the Confederacy

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8:01:25 AM - 8:30:27 AM
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Museum of the Confederacy

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Sam Craghead led a tour of the Museum of the Confederacy, located next door to the White House of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia and had been in operation since 1896. Holding over 130,000 artifacts related to the Confederacy, the museum displays personal items of well-known generals such as Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 372 Views

The Two Wives of Woodrow Wilson

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8:32:15 AM - 9:14:47 AM
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The Two Wives of Woodrow Wilson

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Kristie Miller, author of Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First Ladies, talked about Ellen Axson, the first wife of Woodrow Wilson who died in 1914, and Edith Bolling Galt, who married the widowed president in December 1915. Ms. Miller argues it was Edith who carefully guarded access to the president and who ignited a debate that continues to this day over how much power she exerted. She responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 1,098 Views

Military Veterans on Diversity

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9:15:23 AM - 10:30:18 AM
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Military Veterans on Diversity

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A panel of veterans shares personal accounts of their military service. Norman Mineta, a Japanese American, was a child when he was sent to an internment camp during World War II and later served as an intelligence officer in the Korean War. Reuben McNair was trained during World War II in one of the first Marine companies to allow African Americans. And Irene Trowell-Harris was the first African American woman to be promoted to general officer in the National Guard. These panelists join Pulitzer prize-winning author Rick Atkinson for a discussion at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 207 Views

Colin Powell on the Military

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10:31:00 AM - 11:01:19 AM
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Colin Powell on the Military

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Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, reflected on leadership and his experience in the military. He also talked about working for both the Reagan and Bush administrations. Powell spoke at the American Veterans Center’s 15th Annual Conference and answered questions from the audience.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 612 Views

Military Executions in Stonewall Jackson's Command

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11:01:37 AM - 12:08:41 PM
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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, 7 minutes | 974 Views

Declaration of Independence

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12:10:20 PM - 12:59:48 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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1:00:37 PM - 2:15:01 PM
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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 | 576 Views

Jewish-American Revolutionary War Financier

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2:16:07 PM - 2:58:12 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 | 651 Views

Mary Garber Oral History Interview, Part 2

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3:00:34 PM - 3:47:31 PM
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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 | 216 Views

Vermont's State House

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Vermont's State House

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State curator David Schutz toured the Vermont State House, where he discussed the two men from Vermont who became president and landmark legislation passed by the legislature including the right to form civil unions.
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, 10 minutes | 96 Views

Book Discussion on Let There Be Light

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4:00:23 PM - 5:08:09 PM
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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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5:10:32 PM - 6:05:00 PM
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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 | 540 Views

Korean War Veterans

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6:05:45 PM - 6:58:26 PM
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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 | 268 Views

Museum of the Confederacy

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7:00:29 PM - 7:29:34 PM
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Museum of the Confederacy

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Sam Craghead led a tour of the Museum of the Confederacy, located next door to the White House of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia and had been in operation since 1896. Holding over 130,000 artifacts related to the Confederacy, the museum displays personal items of well-known generals such as Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 372 Views

The Two Wives of Woodrow Wilson

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7:30:36 PM - 8:12:52 PM
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The Two Wives of Woodrow Wilson

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Kristie Miller, author of Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First Ladies, talked about Ellen Axson, the first wife of Woodrow Wilson who died in 1914, and Edith Bolling Galt, who married the widowed president in December 1915. Ms. Miller argues it was Edith who carefully guarded access to the president and who ignited a debate that continues to this day over how much power she exerted. She responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 1,098 Views

Military Veterans on Diversity

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8:13:49 PM - 9:28:39 PM
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8:13:49 PM - 9:28:39 PM

Military Veterans on Diversity

Public Affairs Event

A panel of veterans shares personal accounts of their military service. Norman Mineta, a Japanese American, was a child when he was sent to an internment camp during World War II and later served as an intelligence officer in the Korean War. Reuben McNair was trained during World War II in one of the first Marine companies to allow African Americans. And Irene Trowell-Harris was the first African American woman to be promoted to general officer in the National Guard. These panelists join Pulitzer prize-winning author Rick Atkinson for a discussion at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 207 Views

Colin Powell on the Military

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9:29:52 PM - 10:00:04 PM
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9:29:52 PM - 10:00:04 PM

Colin Powell on the Military

Public Affairs Event

Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, reflected on leadership and his experience in the military. He also talked about working for both the Reagan and Bush administrations. Powell spoke at the American Veterans Center’s 15th Annual Conference and answered questions from the audience.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 612 Views

Museum of the Confederacy

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10:00:33 PM - 10:29:38 PM
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Museum of the Confederacy

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Sam Craghead led a tour of the Museum of the Confederacy, located next door to the White House of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia and had been in operation since 1896. Holding over 130,000 artifacts related to the Confederacy, the museum displays personal items of well-known generals such as Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 372 Views

The Two Wives of Woodrow Wilson

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10:30:40 PM - 11:12:56 PM
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10:30:40 PM - 11:12:56 PM

The Two Wives of Woodrow Wilson

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Kristie Miller, author of Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First Ladies, talked about Ellen Axson, the first wife of Woodrow Wilson who died in 1914, and Edith Bolling Galt, who married the widowed president in December 1915. Ms. Miller argues it was Edith who carefully guarded access to the president and who ignited a debate that continues to this day over how much power she exerted. She responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 1,098 Views

Military Veterans on Diversity

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11:13:53 PM - 12:28:43 AM
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11:13:53 PM - 12:28:43 AM

Military Veterans on Diversity

Public Affairs Event

A panel of veterans shares personal accounts of their military service. Norman Mineta, a Japanese American, was a child when he was sent to an internment camp during World War II and later served as an intelligence officer in the Korean War. Reuben McNair was trained during World War II in one of the first Marine companies to allow African Americans. And Irene Trowell-Harris was the first African American woman to be promoted to general officer in the National Guard. These panelists join Pulitzer prize-winning author Rick Atkinson for a discussion at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 207 Views

Colin Powell on the Military

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12:29:29 AM - 12:59:41 AM
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Colin Powell on the Military

Public Affairs Event

Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, reflected on leadership and his experience in the military. He also talked about working for both the Reagan and Bush administrations. Powell spoke at the American Veterans Center’s 15th Annual Conference and answered questions from the audience.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 612 Views

Book Discussion on Last Men Out

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1:00:46 AM - 1:48:35 AM
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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 | 640 Views

Creation of the Electoral College and Chief Executive

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1:50:01 AM - 2:59:12 AM
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Creation of the Electoral College and Chief Executive

Public Affairs Event

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 | 903 Views

Q&A with Mitt Romney

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3:00:24 AM - 3:58:06 AM
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Q&A with Mitt Romney

Q&A

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 | 12,315 Views

John Paul Jones Memorial

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John Paul Jones Memorial

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Historian Richard Norton Smith described the 10-foot tall statue of Revolutionary War naval hero John Paul Jones. Sculpted by Charles H. Niehaus, and dedicated in 1912, the memorial was the first to be erected in Washington, DC’s Potomac Park.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 668 Views

Mary Garber Oral History Interview, Part 2

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4:01:05 AM - 4:48:02 AM
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Mary Garber Oral History Interview, Part 2

Public Affairs Event

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 | 216 Views

Admiral George Dewey

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4:48:38 AM - 4:58:39 AM
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Admiral George Dewey

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Local historians spoke about Montpelier, Vermont native Admiral George Dewey and his role in the Spanish-American war, which launched the U.S. onto the world stage. Admiral Dewey was the only person in the history of the United States to have attained the rank of Admiral of the Navy, the most senior rank in the United States Navy.
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.

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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.

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