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Fiscal Cliff, Budget Cuts

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5:49:44 AM - 6:31:49 AM
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5:49:44 AM - 6:31:49 AM

Fiscal Cliff, Budget Cuts

Public Affairs Event

Economic experts talked about their recommended solutions for the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. Ben White moderated. Mr. Peterson made opening remarks.
The panel “The Solutions Initiative II: Policy Recommendations to the President and Congress” was part of the Peterson Foundation forum titled “Post Election: The Fiscal Cliff and Beyond,” held in the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 222 Views

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6:32:07 AM - 6:34:13 AM

President Obama on Debt and Deficit Reduction Negotiations

White House Event

President Obama spoke to reporters before meeting with congressional leaders about the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 735 Views

Bipartisan Congressional Leaders at the White House

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6:34:13 AM - 6:38:52 AM
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Bipartisan Congressional Leaders at the White House

News Conference

Bipartisan congressional leaders spoke to reporters outside the White House after meeting with President Obama about the “fiscal cliff.” All four described the meeting as “very constructive.” House Speaker John Boehner said he outlined a framework during the meeting for moving forward. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he could see the “cornerstones” of a deal, and vowed that work would continue through the Thanksgiving recess in order to reach agreement before the end of December.
The “fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 197 Views

Activists After White House Fiscal Cliff Meeting

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6:38:52 AM - 6:57:41 AM
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Activists After White House Fiscal Cliff Meeting

News Conference

Political activists spoke outside the White House after meeting with President Obama and Vice President Biden to discuss the “fiscal cliff,” the impending budget cuts and tax increases at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement. They focused on extending Bush-era tax cuts for the middle class and protecting entitlement programs while also noting noted the strong support from minority groups for the president in his re-election bid.

0 hours, 18 minutes | 182 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:31 AM - 7:46:25 AM
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Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Do you have confidence in congressional leadership to avoid the "fiscal cliff?'” "Fiscal cliff" refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 125 Views

Federal Investigations and Email Privacy

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7:48:37 AM - 8:35:13 AM
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Federal Investigations and Email Privacy

Call-In

Julian Sanchez talked about the complexities of email privacy laws, in particular for federal investigations, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Email privacy had been in the news due to the FBI’s investigation of emails between former director of the CIA David Petraeus' and his biographer Paula Broadwell. Topics included the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, which gave the FBI and other agencies a great deal of authority in gaining access to emails. Mr Sanchez explained some of the many assumptions that had changed during the 16 years since the law was enacted in 1986, and discussed the possibility of updating electronic privacy laws.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 16,874 Views

Carbon Dioxide Emissions Tax

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8:37:43 AM - 9:20:27 AM
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Carbon Dioxide Emissions Tax

Call-In

Charles Komanoff discussed both Republican and Democratic Party proposals for taxing carbon dioxide emissions as a way to raise revenue, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the reasons for such a tax, methods of calculation, and partisan positions on the efficacy and implementation of a carbon tax.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 263 Views

Fungal Menigitis Outbreak

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9:23:05 AM - 10:01:09 AM
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Fungal Menigitis Outbreak

Call-In

Anna Edney discussed issues raised at the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 32 people from contaminated drugs supplied by a Massachusetts-based compounding pharmacy. Several of the legislators asked pointed questions about the role of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the oversight of compounding pharmacies. Topics included statistics surrounding the outbreak, and Republican and Democratic reactions to steps taken by the FDA. Ms. Edney also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 276 Views

Public Diplomacy in the Obama Administration's Second Term

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10:01:31 AM - 11:44:03 AM
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Public Diplomacy in the Obama Administration's Second Term

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State Department and former Obama and George W. Bush administration officials talked about U.S. diplomacy in President Obama’s second term. Among the topics they addressed were student exchange programs and the operation of media programs such as the Voice of America. They responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 42 minutes | 328 Views

Al-Qaida Influence in Yemen

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11:44:32 AM - 1:14:50 PM
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Al-Qaida Influence in Yemen

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Panelists talked about the rise and influence of al-Qaida in Yemen and U.S. efforts to effectively tackle the terror group and its acts of violence. Ibrahim Sharqieh and Gregory Johnsen questioned whether this is an effective U.S. strategy to combat al-Qaida. Both agree there are many legal issues surrounding it. Sharqieh argues that Yemen is a hot spot for al-Qaida because it’s very politically unstable. 
Ibrahim Sharqieh participated by remote video access from Doha, Qatar.

1 hours, 30 minutes | 372 Views

International Security Panel

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1:18:15 PM - 2:23:35 PM
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International Security Panel

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Panelists discussed the global perception of Europe and America’s power and leadership in world as well as advances in military and defense technology. Topics included foreign policy under Obama as compared to previous U.S. presidents, global perception of America’s leadership and power, and technology issues such as drones and cyber security. 
This event was part of the Halifax International Security Forum, where Global security leaders from over 50 countries gathered to discuss pressing security and defense issues. The three-day summit addressed cyber security, modern warfare, Syria and China.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 235 Views

Philip Elliott on Senator Rubio in Iowa

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2:24:19 PM - 2:29:49 PM
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Philip Elliott on Senator Rubio in Iowa

Interview

Phillip Elliot spoke by telephone about Senator Marco Rubio’s speech at Governor Terry Branstad’s birthday dinner in Iowa and Governor Branstad’s political efforts in Iowa. Video clips from the dinner were shown in the background.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 62 Views

Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Impact Panel

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2:31:19 PM - 2:54:01 PM
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Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Impact Panel

House Committee

Joy Lovelace testified on the meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that killed her husband, Eddie Lovelace, who contracted the disease from a tainted injection. The outbreak was linked to 32 deaths in 19 states, and sickened 440 others, and was traced to a Massachusetts-based pharmacy that manufactured the shots. Ms. Lovelace in her testimony said that no one called to tell her the cause of her husband’s death; she found out through the press.

0 hours, 22 minutes | 569 Views

Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Pharmaceutical Panel

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2:54:07 PM - 2:59:31 PM
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Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Pharmaceutical Panel

House Committee

Barry Cadden invoked his Fifth Amendment rights and would not testify at a hearing on the meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that was linked to 32 deaths in 19 states, and sickened 440 others. The outbreak was traced to his Massachusetts-based pharmacy that manufactured the contaminated injections.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 388 Views

Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Government Panel

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2:59:37 PM - 4:18:07 PM
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Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Government Panel

House Committee

Witnesses testified about a meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that had been linked to 32 deaths in 19 states, and stricken 440 others. The outbreak was traced to a Massachusetts-based pharmacy that manufactured contaminated injections. Members of the subcommittee criticized the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for not doing enough to shut down the pharmacy. FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said it was because her agency lacked the authority to do so.

1 hours, 18 minutes | 3,778 Views

Fungal Menigitis Outbreak

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4:19:31 PM - 4:56:18 PM
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Fungal Menigitis Outbreak

Call-In

Anna Edney discussed issues raised at the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 32 people from contaminated drugs supplied by a Massachusetts-based compounding pharmacy. Several of the legislators asked pointed questions about the role of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the oversight of compounding pharmacies. Topics included statistics surrounding the outbreak, and Republican and Democratic reactions to steps taken by the FDA. Ms. Edney also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 36 minutes | 276 Views

Philip Elliott on Senator Rubio in Iowa

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4:56:58 PM - 5:02:25 PM
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Philip Elliott on Senator Rubio in Iowa

Interview

Phillip Elliot spoke by telephone about Senator Marco Rubio’s speech at Governor Terry Branstad’s birthday dinner in Iowa and Governor Branstad’s political efforts in Iowa. Video clips from the dinner were shown in the background.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 62 Views

George Mason University Post-Election Analysis

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5:03:53 PM - 6:19:41 PM
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George Mason University Post-Election Analysis

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Academics analyzed the results of the 2012 election. Historian Richard Norton Smith said 2012 was not a “status quo” election and that President Obama could have more trouble dealing with more liberal members of his party on certain issues than Republicans. Jeremy Mayer said the Republican Party needed to moderate its position on tax hikes. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Election 2012 One Week Later: An Analysis by Mason Faculty” was held in Founders Hall on the George Mason University Arlington Campus in Arlington County, Virginia.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 585 Views

Weekly Presidential Address

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6:20:43 PM - 6:23:49 PM
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Weekly Presidential Address

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President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He urged Congress to come to an agreement on tax policy for the middle class before the “fiscal cliff” is reached.
“Fiscal cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 169 Views

Weekly Republican Address

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6:23:55 PM - 6:29:31 PM
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Weekly Republican Address

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Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. She discussed the consequences of inaction on the “fiscal cliff” and cautioned against raising taxes.
“Fiscal cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 57 Views

Impact of AT&T Divestiture

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6:31:13 PM - 6:58:01 PM
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Impact of AT&T Divestiture

Interview

Roger Noll and Jerry Hausman examined the role of regulation and the impact of the breakup of AT&T in the 1980s in the case U.S. v. AT&T, which reshaped the telecommunications market. In 1982 AT&T agreed to a settlement that would break up the company, and the divestiture began in 1984. Paul Barbagallo was the guest reporter.
Professor Noll participated by video link from Stanford, California, and Professor Hausman from Cambridge, Massachusetts.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 541 Views

Fiscal Cliff, Tax Reform

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6:58:02 PM - 7:28:22 PM
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Fiscal Cliff, Tax Reform

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Former Obama and Reagan administration advisers gave their assessment of the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. Peter Orszag was President Obama’s budget director and Martin Feldstein was the top economic adviser to President Ronald Reagan. Peter Cook moderated.
The panel “Finding Common Ground on Tax Reform: Policy Options and Political Realities” was part of the Peterson Foundation forum titled “Post Election: The Fiscal Cliff and Beyond,” held in the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 260 Views

Senator Marco Rubio at Iowa Governor Branstad Fundraiser

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Senator Marco Rubio at Iowa Governor Branstad Fundraiser

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Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered the keynote adress at a political fundraiser for Iowa Republican Governor Terry Branstad. The governor’s “2nd annual 65th birthday party” took place inside the Palace Theater at Adventureland Park in Altoona, Iowa. Senator Rubio discussed limited government and his policies on education, energy, immigration, and the economy. Senator Rubio, who had been mentioned as a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016, joked about why he was in Iowa and acknowledged Mitt Romney and Governor Branstad. Governor Branstad also spoke briefly.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 906 Views

Social Enterprise and Social Movements

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8:35:54 PM - 9:32:35 PM
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Social Enterprise and Social Movements

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Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of social movements to create change. He called on students to focus their energies on hunger, education, and health in Africa. He urged U.S. politicians not to cut foreign aid for malnourished children or people with HIV/AIDS as they deal with the “fiscal cliff,” the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then. Bono also responded to questions from members of the audience in Gaston Hall.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 2,448 Views

Child and Young Adult Cancer Treatment

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9:34:27 PM - 10:34:59 PM
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Child and Young Adult Cancer Treatment

National Press Club

Vocalist Roger Daltrey of The Who talked about his charity, Who Cares, that builds cancer centers for children and teens. Mr. Daltrey discussed the importance of the initiative and urged hospitals across the country to build their own child and teen centers. He said the centers see a 10-15 percent improvement in survival rates in their child and teen medical centers.
During the second half of the program, Mr. Daltrey responded to written questions from audience members. Fellow Who guitarist Pete Townshend, a co-founder of the charity, also participated during questions from the audience.
The program includes language that some may find objectionable.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 2,774 Views

Texas Politics and Border Security

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10:37:01 PM - 11:33:19 PM
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Texas Politics and Border Security

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Two Texas politicians on opposite sides of the aisle debated the security situation along the Texas-Mexico border. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) is Ranking Member on the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security. He was joined by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples. This was part of the annual Texas Tribune Festival.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 184 Views

Social Enterprise and Social Movements

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11:34:12 PM - 12:30:53 AM
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Social Enterprise and Social Movements

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Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of social movements to create change. He called on students to focus their energies on hunger, education, and health in Africa. He urged U.S. politicians not to cut foreign aid for malnourished children or people with HIV/AIDS as they deal with the “fiscal cliff,” the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then. Bono also responded to questions from members of the audience in Gaston Hall.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 2,448 Views

Child and Young Adult Cancer Treatment

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12:32:53 AM - 1:33:25 AM
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Child and Young Adult Cancer Treatment

National Press Club

Vocalist Roger Daltrey of The Who talked about his charity, Who Cares, that builds cancer centers for children and teens. Mr. Daltrey discussed the importance of the initiative and urged hospitals across the country to build their own child and teen centers. He said the centers see a 10-15 percent improvement in survival rates in their child and teen medical centers.
During the second half of the program, Mr. Daltrey responded to written questions from audience members. Fellow Who guitarist Pete Townshend, a co-founder of the charity, also participated during questions from the audience.
The program includes language that some may find objectionable.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 2,774 Views

Texas Politics and Border Security

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1:34:14 AM - 2:30:32 AM
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Texas Politics and Border Security

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Two Texas politicians on opposite sides of the aisle debated the security situation along the Texas-Mexico border. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) is Ranking Member on the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security. He was joined by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples. This was part of the annual Texas Tribune Festival.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 184 Views

U.S. Elections and Latin America

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2:33:12 AM - 3:40:59 AM
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U.S. Elections and Latin America

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Panelists talked about the implications of the U.S. 2012 elections for U.S.-Latin America policy opportunities regarding immigration, trade agreements, economic cooperation, and drug policy. They also discussed the rise of the Latino population and voters in the recent election and their impact on Obama administration immigration and trade policies. Topics included the implications of the legalization of marijuana in certain U.S. states for drug policy in Mexico. In addition, the speakers compared China’s relations with Latin and South America to its relationship with the U.S. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.

1 hours, 7 minutes | 220 Views

European Debt Crisis

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3:41:52 AM - 4:12:58 AM
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European Debt Crisis

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Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar gave an overall assessment of the European debt crisis and future of the European Union. He was interviewed by Gerard Baker. 
“Europe: The Economic Crisis, Prospects for Growth, and the Future of the EU” was a program of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council’s fifth annual meeting, held at the Four Seasons Hotel.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 148 Views

LGBT Issues and the 2012 Election

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4:13:51 AM - 5:48:14 AM
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LGBT Issues and the 2012 Election

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Panelists talked about state policy developments on same-sex marriage, advancement of LGBT-related policies at the federal level, and the impact of gay and lesbian voters in the 2012 elections. They responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 34 minutes | 365 Views

Obama and Romney Campaign Advisers

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5:50:31 AM - 6:15:06 AM

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Obama and Romney Campaign Advisers

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Romney campaign senior adviser Kevin Madden and Obama campaign spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed the 2012 presidential election. Mr. Madden said that they did not believe President Obama would have the same turnout as 2008 and relied on the lack of enthusiasm for the Democrats. Ms. Psaki said the 2012 election was “harder fought” and after the first debate it was a moment of “hunkering down.” Mr. Madden and Ms. Psaki were interviewed by CBS News political director John Dickerson.
Justin Smith made opening remarks for the fourth annual Washington Ideas Forum, which was held by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum in the Annenberg Theater.

0 hours, 24 minutes | 318 Views

U.S. Debt and the Global Economy

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U.S. Debt and the Global Economy

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Panelists talked about the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. They also talked about the overall global economy, focusing on China. 
“Global Economic Outlook” was a panel of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council’s fifth annual meeting, held at the Four Seasons Hotel.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 283 Views

Florida Governor Rick Scott at the Federalist Society

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Florida Governor Rick Scott at the Federalist Society

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Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) spoke at the Federalist Society’s annual national lawyers convention. He urged the members of the National Lawyers Convention to band together and demand fiscal management, conservative solutions, and economic growth from the federal government. He said conservative solutions like cutting taxes and eliminating regulations work and they will preserve the American dream. Governor Scott also talked about governing in Florida and his focus on expanding employment. He said he would work with Secretary Sebelius and the administration to reduce the cost of health care and increase access.
The Federalist Society held its annual National Lawyers Convention at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. The theme for the 2012 convention was “The Future of U.S. Constitutional Law in the Supreme Court.”

0 hours, 33 minutes | 271 Views

Senator Mike Lee at the Federalist Society

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Senator Mike Lee at the Federalist Society

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Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) spoke at the Federalist Society’s annual national lawyers convention. He talked about the Affordable Care Act, the presidential election and its outcome, and judicial nominations. He said the Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act decision was not something judicial conservatives could accept or embrace. Senator Lee said Justice Roberts' decision was a “sharp aberration from the standard he had established early in his career.” He also talked about the possibility of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) attempting to change the Senate’s filibuster rules in the next Congress.
The former constitutional lawyer spoke before lawyers at an annual convention sponsored by the Federalist Society at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. The theme for the 2012 convention was “The Future of U.S. Constitutional Law in the Supreme Court.”

0 hours, 57 minutes | 311 Views

Book Discussion on Sovereignty or Submission

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Book Discussion on Sovereignty or Submission

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Author John Fonte talked about his book, Sovereignty or Submission: Will Americans Rule Themselves or be Ruled by Others, in which he describes the struggle between global governance and America’s constitutional democracy. The book was the recipient of 2012s Paolucci/Bagehot Book Award.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 822 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 | 939 Views

Fairs and Festivals 11-15-12

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Fairs and Festivals 11-15-12

Vignette

A list of book fairs and festivals from November 15, 2012.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 44 Views

2012 Miami Book Fair International Opening

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2012 Miami Book Fair International Opening

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Book TV was live at the Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on November 17-18, 2012.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 412 Views

Panel on Humor

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Panel on Humor

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Author Dave Barry talked about his book, Lunatics: A Novel, and authors Seth Reiss and Will Tracy talked about their book, The Onion Book of Known Knowledge. In Lunatics: A Novel, two New Jersey suburban fathers' worlds collide in a swiftly escalating series of events that sends them running for their lives. In The Onion Book of Known Knowledge, the authors impart information such as the life stages of an Aunt; places to kill oneself in Utica, New York; and over 1500 more entries spanning all 27 letters of the alphabet.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 419 Views

Book Discussion on Vagina: A New Biography

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Book Discussion on Vagina: A New Biography

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Author Naomi Wolf talked about her book, Vagina: A New Biography, in which she reveals a new connection based on cutting-edge research. Drawing on work ranging from evolutionary biologists, to tradition-based tantric masters, to some of the most recent neurobiological research, Wolf demonstrated the profound connection the vagina has to the female brain. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 487 Views

Book Discussion on Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White

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Book Discussion on Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White

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Author Lila Quintero Weaver talked about her book, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, in which she chronicles what it was like being a Latina girl in the South, struggling to understand both a foreign country and our nation’s race relations. Ms. Weaver also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 450 Views

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12:38:18 PM - 1:21:00 PM

Book Discussion on What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets

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Author Michael J. Sandel talked about his book, What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets, in which he addresses the ethical question, “Is there something wrong with a world in which everything is for sale?” This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 767 Views

Book Discussion on So Spoke the Earth

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Book Discussion on So Spoke the Earth

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Author Edwidge Danticat talked about the book she co-authored, So Spoke the Earth: The Haiti I Knew, the Haiti I Know, the Haiti I Want to Know, a multilingual anthology of literature about Haiti’s past, present and future as experienced by its diverse inhabitants over the past four decades. Ms. Danticat also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 273 Views

Panel on Cultural Changes

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Panel on Cultural Changes

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Author Lori Andrews talked about her book, I know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy, in which she examined the dangers of online information sharing. Author Hanna Rosin talked about her book, The End of Men: And the Rise of Women, in which she looked at the power dynamics between men and women at every level of society. Author Joan Walsh talked about her book, What’s the Matter with White People: Why We Long for a Golden Age That Never Was, in which she argued that America’s fundamental divide was not about parties, ideology, or race, but social interactions over time. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 244 Views

Book Discussion on Power, Inc.

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Book Discussion on Power, Inc.

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Author David Rothkopf talked about his book, Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government, in which he argued that thousands of companies had greater power than all but a few states. Mr. Rothkopf also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 717 Views

Figures in American History

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Figures in American History

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Author David Nasaw talked about his book The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he chronicled Mr. Kennedy’s life. Author Les Standiford talked about his book, Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals Who Led the Colonies to War , in which he explores the role of the Sons of Liberty in the American Revolution. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 433 Views

Book Discussion on Heroes for My Daughter

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Book Discussion on Heroes for My Daughter

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Author Brad Meltzer talked about his book, Heroes for my Daughter, in which he told the stories of a diverse set of individuals from across time, and from all walks of life, who each dedicated their life to making our world a better place. Mr. Meltzer also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 120 Views

Authors on Christopher Hitchens' Mortality

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Authors on Christopher Hitchens' Mortality

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Martin Amis, Carol Blue, Cary Goldstein, and Robert Weil discussed Christopher Hitchens' book Mortality, in which Mr. Hitchens, while suffering from esophageal cancer, described the torments of illness, discussed its taboos, and explored how disease changes our relationship to the world around us. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 2,430 Views

Carol Blue Interview

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Carol Blue Interview

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Carol Blue, the widow of author Christopher Hitchens, answered viewer questions submitted via Twitter, Facebook, and other electronic communications. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 4,007 Views

Book Discussion on How to be Black

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Book Discussion on How to be Black

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Author Baratunde Thurston discusses his book, How to be Black, in which he offers practical advice on everything from “How to Be the Black Friend” to “How to Be the (Next) Black President” to “How to Celebrate Black History Month.”
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 222 Views

Mr. Wallace talked about his book Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage, published by Rugged Land. He discussed several notable events that he argues involved courageous decisions on the part of the President. He spoke about Grover Cleveland’s decision to oppose striking Pullman railroad workers in 1894, as well as more widely known events such as the Berlin Airlift. He spoke about how he defined presidential courage, as well as how he chose the examples included in the book such as George Washington and the Whiskey Rebellion, Theodore Roosevelt and the Russo-Japanese War, Harry Truman and the Berlin Airlift, and George W. Bush and the war in Iraq.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 1,835 Views

Book Discussion on The Future of the Jews

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Book Discussion on The Future of the Jews

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Stuart E. Eizenstat discussed his book, The Future of the Jews: How Global Forces are Impacting the Jewish People, Israel, and Its Relationship with the United States, in which he surveys the major geopolitical, economic, and security challenges facing the world in general, and the Jewish world and the United States in particular.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 306 Views

Fairs and Festivals 11-15-12

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Fairs and Festivals 11-15-12

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A list of book fairs and festivals from November 15, 2012.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 44 Views

Child Literacy Initiatives

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Child Literacy Initiatives

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C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational opportunities for children.

0 hours, 18 minutes | 191 Views

New Books Being Released Week of 11/17

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New Books Being Released Week of 11/17

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A list of new books released the week of November 17, 2012

0 hours, 0 minutes | 498 Views

Book Discussion on Government Bullies

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Book Discussion on Government Bullies

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Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed his book, Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are Being Harassed, Abused, and Imprisoned by the Feds, in which he makes a case for more limited government. 
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 991 Views

Mugged Book Party

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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, 18 minutes | 641 Views

2012 National Book Awards

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2012 National Book Awards

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Television and radio host Faith Salie hosted the 63rd annual National Book Awards. The National Book Foundation presented The Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to author Elmore Leonard and The Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community to Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. chairman, CEO, and publisher of the New York Times. Finalists in the non-fiction category were Anne Applebaum, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1945-1956, Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, Robert Caro, The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Domingo Martinez, The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir, and Anthony Shadid, House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East. Prior to the awards ceremony, several of the evening’s participants gave interviews, including the non-fiction finalists. The event took place at Cipriani in New York City.

1 hours, 52 minutes | 620 Views

After Words with James Patterson

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After Words with James Patterson

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James Patterson talked about 1965, a year that he said began with a sense of optimism but that ended with a bitterly divided country and a conservative resurgence that would define later decades. In 1965, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law, sent additional U.S. troops into Vietnam, and presided over the race riots in major cities. The Bancroft Prize winning historian discussed the significance of events that year with former Howard University History Chair and author of Comfort and Pity Daryl Scott.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 1,342 Views

Book Discussion on Unlearning Liberty

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Book Discussion on Unlearning Liberty

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Greg Lukianoff, author and President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, discussed his book, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate, about free speech issues on campus and university efforts to regulate and control forms of expression by students and faculty. He responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 1,271 Views

Child Literacy Initiatives

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Child Literacy Initiatives

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C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational opportunities for children.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 191 Views

2012 Miami Book Fair International Opening

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2012 Miami Book Fair International Opening

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Book TV was live at the Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on November 17-18, 2012.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 412 Views

Panel on Humor

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Panel on Humor

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Author Dave Barry talked about his book, Lunatics: A Novel, and authors Seth Reiss and Will Tracy talked about their book, The Onion Book of Known Knowledge. In Lunatics: A Novel, two New Jersey suburban fathers' worlds collide in a swiftly escalating series of events that sends them running for their lives. In The Onion Book of Known Knowledge, the authors impart information such as the life stages of an Aunt; places to kill oneself in Utica, New York; and over 1500 more entries spanning all 27 letters of the alphabet.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 419 Views

Book Discussion on Vagina: A New Biography

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Book Discussion on Vagina: A New Biography

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Author Naomi Wolf talked about her book, Vagina: A New Biography, in which she reveals a new connection based on cutting-edge research. Drawing on work ranging from evolutionary biologists, to tradition-based tantric masters, to some of the most recent neurobiological research, Wolf demonstrated the profound connection the vagina has to the female brain. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 487 Views

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Book Discussion on Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White

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Author Lila Quintero Weaver talked about her book, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, in which she chronicles what it was like being a Latina girl in the South, struggling to understand both a foreign country and our nation’s race relations. Ms. Weaver also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 450 Views

Author Michael J. Sandel talked about his book, What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets, in which he addresses the ethical question, “Is there something wrong with a world in which everything is for sale?” This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 767 Views

Book Discussion on So Spoke the Earth

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3:25:12 AM - 3:39:00 AM
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Book Discussion on So Spoke the Earth

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Author Edwidge Danticat talked about the book she co-authored, So Spoke the Earth: The Haiti I Knew, the Haiti I Know, the Haiti I Want to Know, a multilingual anthology of literature about Haiti’s past, present and future as experienced by its diverse inhabitants over the past four decades. Ms. Danticat also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 273 Views

Panel on Cultural Changes

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Panel on Cultural Changes

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Author Lori Andrews talked about her book, I know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy, in which she examined the dangers of online information sharing. Author Hanna Rosin talked about her book, The End of Men: And the Rise of Women, in which she looked at the power dynamics between men and women at every level of society. Author Joan Walsh talked about her book, What’s the Matter with White People: Why We Long for a Golden Age That Never Was, in which she argued that America’s fundamental divide was not about parties, ideology, or race, but social interactions over time. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 244 Views

Book Discussion on Power, Inc.

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Book Discussion on Power, Inc.

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Author David Rothkopf talked about his book, Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government, in which he argued that thousands of companies had greater power than all but a few states. Mr. Rothkopf also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 717 Views

Figures in American History

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Figures in American History

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Author David Nasaw talked about his book The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he chronicled Mr. Kennedy’s life. Author Les Standiford talked about his book, Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals Who Led the Colonies to War , in which he explores the role of the Sons of Liberty in the American Revolution. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 433 Views

Gender Issues and the 2012 Election

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Gender Issues and the 2012 Election

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Panelists talked about women’s issues that punctuated the 2012 election, including women’s health and reproductive rights, marriage equality, poverty, and political participation. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“State of the Nation: Gender, Sexuality and the 2012 Elections” was a program of The Institute for Research on Women and Gender at Columbia University and The Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race and Politics in the South at Tulane University. It was held in Columbia University’s Schermerhorn Hall and co-sponsored by the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, the Heyman Center for the Humanities, the Institute for Research in African-American Studies, the Department of Political Science, the Department of History, the Department of Sociology, and the Department of Anthropology.

2 hours, 11 minutes | 456 Views

Divided Government and Bipartisanship

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Divided Government and Bipartisanship

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Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT), former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-MI), and former Senator James Sasser (D-TN) discussed the role of divided government. They focused on the “fiscal cliff,” that includes the expiring tax cuts and automatic spending cuts put in place by the 2011 Budget Control Act. They agreed that resolving it would require leadership, some political sacrifices, and bipartisanship from all involved. They thought it would be possible, but unlikely. Other topics included the results of the 2012 presidential election. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Making Government Work” was a panel of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council’s fifth annual meeting, held at the Four Seasons Hotel.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 213 Views

Dole Institute of Politics Oral History Project

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Dole Institute of Politics Oral History Project

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Richard Norton Smith talked about the origins and purpose of the oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics. He is a former director of the institute.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 268 Views

James Baker Oral History Interview

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James Baker Oral History Interview

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Former Secretary of State and of the Treasury James Baker talked about his career. He also talked about former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS). Topics included the 1976, 1980, and 1988 presidential races, Senator Dole’s legislative activities, the relationship between Senator Dole and President George H.W. Bush, and Senator Dole’s political legacy.
This never-before-aired interview with historian Richard Norton Smith is part of an oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The location of this interview is not known.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 770 Views

African-American Women and the National Park Service

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African-American Women and the National Park Service

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National Park Service rangers and administrators talked about the importance of historic sites to African Americans, including the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House in Washington, DC, the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site in Richmond, Virgina, and Fort Monroe near Hampton, Virginia. They responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 42 minutes | 479 Views

The CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War

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The CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War

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

0 hours, 55 minutes | 2,508 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 | 580 Views

Book Discussion on Known and Unknown: A Memoir

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Book Discussion on Known and Unknown: A Memoir

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Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discussed his memoir, Known and Unknown (Sentinel, 2011), with historian Michael Beschloss. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.
This program at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia was the first stop on Mr. Rumsfeld’s book tour.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 2,245 Views

Franklin D. Roosevelt and The Jewish Community

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Franklin D. Roosevelt and The Jewish Community

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Rafael Medoff, director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, looked at President Franklin Roosevelt’s relationship with the American Jewish community, and efforts by Jewish leaders to influence administration policy during the Nazi era. The Wyman Institute at Fordham University in New York City hosted this event. He responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 581 Views

Q&A with Jimmy Wales

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Q&A with Jimmy Wales

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Jimmy Wales was interviewed about his life and Wikipedia, a free online multi-language encyclopedia written collaboratively by volunteers. He also discussed the online community that has led to the popularity of his nonprofit organization.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 1,109 Views

Museum of the Confederacy

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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 | 334 Views

The Two Wives of Woodrow Wilson

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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 | 1,599 Views

Military Veterans on Diversity

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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 | 239 Views

Colin Powell on the Military

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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 | 720 Views

Slavery, Emancipation and Reconciliation

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Slavery, Emancipation and Reconciliation

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Purdue University history professor Caroline Janney examined how slavery and emancipation played into the process of post-war reconciliation. She also discussed the experiences and memories of Northern and Southern veterans in the war’s aftermath. Janney spoke at the 2012 Civil War Institute Conference at Gettysburg College. She also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 910 Views

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell on Henry Clay

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U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell on Henry Clay

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Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about former Kentucky congressman Henry Clay. Among the topics he addressed were early partisan debates in Congress, the legislative process, and important issues addressed while Clay served in Congress. He responded to questions. This was the second in a series of speeches of prominent Kentuckians in the U.S. Senate.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 227 Views

History of African-American Images in the Media

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History of African-American Images in the Media

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Emory University African American Studies professor, Nathan McCall talked about the history of negative African-American images and portrayals in the media. Professor McCall’s lecture spanned from America’s founding through current imagery of President Obama. He responded to questions from students.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 787 Views

The Supreme Court and Eminent Domain

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The Supreme Court and Eminent Domain

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Richard Epstein is the author of Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain. In his book he argues that eminent domain has been interpreted too narrowly by the courts. He says that the courts had forced the government to compensate a citizen when his land is taken to build a post office, but not when its value is diminished by a comprehensive zoning ordinance. He also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 471 Views

Slavery, Emancipation and Reconciliation

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Slavery, Emancipation and Reconciliation

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Purdue University history professor Caroline Janney examined how slavery and emancipation played into the process of post-war reconciliation. She also discussed the experiences and memories of Northern and Southern veterans in the war’s aftermath. Janney spoke at the 2012 Civil War Institute Conference at Gettysburg College. She also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 910 Views

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell on Henry Clay

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U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell on Henry Clay

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Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about former Kentucky congressman Henry Clay. Among the topics he addressed were early partisan debates in Congress, the legislative process, and important issues addressed while Clay served in Congress. He responded to questions. This was the second in a series of speeches of prominent Kentuckians in the U.S. Senate.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 227 Views

History of African-American Images in the Media

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History of African-American Images in the Media

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Emory University African American Studies professor, Nathan McCall talked about the history of negative African-American images and portrayals in the media. Professor McCall’s lecture spanned from America’s founding through current imagery of President Obama. He responded to questions from students.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 787 Views

The Supreme Court and Eminent Domain

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The Supreme Court and Eminent Domain

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Richard Epstein is the author of Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain. In his book he argues that eminent domain has been interpreted too narrowly by the courts. He says that the courts had forced the government to compensate a citizen when his land is taken to build a post office, but not when its value is diminished by a comprehensive zoning ordinance. He also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 471 Views

Museum of the Confederacy

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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 | 334 Views

The Two Wives of Woodrow Wilson

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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 | 1,599 Views

Military Veterans on Diversity

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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 | 239 Views

Colin Powell on the Military

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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.

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Book Discussion on Known and Unknown: A Memoir

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Book Discussion on Known and Unknown: A Memoir

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Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discussed his memoir, Known and Unknown (Sentinel, 2011), with historian Michael Beschloss. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.
This program at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia was the first stop on Mr. Rumsfeld’s book tour.

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