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For-Profit Education

In Progress

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5:25:11 AM - 6:57:36 AM
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5:25:11 AM - 6:57:36 AM

For-Profit Education

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the role of private enterprise in public education. Topics included metrics to measure performance and outcomes, the ability of for-profit operators to pioneer new services and tools, and the Obama administration’s approach to education. The discussion included questions from audience members.

1 hours, 32 minutes | 614 Views

Open Phones

LIVE

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7:00:19 AM - 7:46:08 AM
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7:00:19 AM - 7:46:08 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for comments on the question: “Should we go over the fiscal cliff?”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 164 Views

Senate Leaders Reid and McConnell on the Fiscal Cliff

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7:46:13 AM - 7:48:02 AM
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7:46:13 AM - 7:48:02 AM

Senate Leaders Reid and McConnell on the Fiscal Cliff

Senate Highlight

Senate Leaders Reid and McConnell spoke on the chamber floor about the “fiscal cliff,” the tax increases and budget cuts that would take effect at the end of 2012 if Congress should fail to reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 213 Views

Future of U.S. Energy Policy

LIVE

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7:48:04 AM - 8:32:34 AM
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7:48:04 AM - 8:32:34 AM

Future of U.S. Energy Policy

Call-In

Jack Gerard talked about energy policy, including fracking (hydraulic fracturing), gas prices, U.S. alternative energy efforts, the Keystone XL pipeline, oil company subsidies and the Obama administration’s energy polices in a second administration. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 485 Views

Long-Term Unemployment Benefits Program

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8:33:48 AM - 9:23:40 AM
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8:33:48 AM - 9:23:40 AM

Long-Term Unemployment Benefits Program

Call-In

Christine Owens talked about the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program, scheduled to expire on January 2, 2013, without action by Congress. Enacted in 2008 as an emergency response to the recession, EUC provided federal long-term unemployment benefits when state unemployment benefits were exhausted. Ms. Owens discussed the impact on recipients and the economy if the program was allowed to end, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 572 Views

Wall Street and the Fiscal Cliff

LIVE

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9:24:52 AM - 10:03:48 AM
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9:24:52 AM - 10:03:48 AM

Wall Street and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Dominic Chu described what Wall Street investors were doing with their money in advance of the “fiscal cliff,” and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included market reaction to fiscal cliff negotiations between Congress and the White Houses, and the impact of the 2012 presidential election on markets. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 289 Views

Energy Policy

LIVE

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10:04:12 AM - 10:54:14 AM
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10:04:12 AM - 10:54:14 AM

Energy Policy

Public Affairs Event

Former Senators Trent Lott and Byron Dorgan led a discussion on U.S. energy policy. Topics were expected to include developments in domestic gas and oil production, energy security threats and environmental challenges. They also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 50 minutes | 648 Views

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

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10:56:08 AM - 11:02:55 AM
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10:56:08 AM - 11:02:55 AM

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

News Conference

Republican senators spoke to reporters following a meeting with United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice and the acting CIA director about the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 169 Views

Future of U.S. Energy Policy

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11:03:19 AM - 11:33:53 AM
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11:03:19 AM - 11:33:53 AM

Future of U.S. Energy Policy

Call-In

Jack Gerard talked about energy policy, including fracking (hydraulic fracturing), gas prices, U.S. alternative energy efforts, the Keystone XL pipeline, oil company subsidies and the Obama administration’s energy polices in a second administration. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 485 Views

Senator Dick Durbin Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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11:34:01 AM - 12:18:55 PM
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11:34:01 AM - 12:18:55 PM

Senator Dick Durbin Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Public Affairs Event

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) talked about the “fiscal cliff” and deficit reduction. He said he remained optimistic that Republicans and Democrats could agree on a solution to avoid the fiscal cliff. He added, however, that in order to reach a deal, Democrats needed to be open to Medicare and Medicaid changes, although not Social Security in the near future. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 1,301 Views

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

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12:19:01 PM - 12:25:37 PM
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12:19:01 PM - 12:25:37 PM

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

News Conference

Republican senators spoke to reporters following a meeting with United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice and the acting CIA director about the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 169 Views

U.S.-Iran Relations

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12:26:19 PM - 1:56:06 PM
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12:26:19 PM - 1:56:06 PM

U.S.-Iran Relations

Public Affairs Event

Panelists discussed U.S.-Iran relations, focusing on Iran’s nuclear program. Topics included Middle East nuclear talks scheduled for December 2012 in Finland. Iran had agreed to attend the talks, but the United States had cancelled attendance because suitable conditions had not been agreed upon. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Daryl Kimball moderated. 
Then former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski talked about the ongoing stalemate between the U.S. and Iran over Iran’s nuclear program and explained his position that attacking Iran should not be an option.*After his remarks he was interviewed by Mr.*Parsi and responded to questions from members of the audience.*
“Iran 2013: Making Diplomacy Work” was a program of the Arms Control Association and the National Iranian American Council.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 2,297 Views

House Session, Part 1

LIVE

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2:00:18 PM - 2:11:36 PM
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2:00:18 PM - 2:11:36 PM

House Session, Part 1

House Proceeding

The House of Representatives convened for a legislative session.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 156 Views

Jeb Bush Remarks on Education

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2:11:49 PM - 2:46:45 PM
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2:11:49 PM - 2:46:45 PM

Jeb Bush Remarks on Education

Public Affairs Event

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush made opening remarks at a Foundation for Excellence in Education two-day summit. He called for higher standards in U.S. education, stating that too many children were lagging behind. He outlined his education reform ideas that included accountability, school choice, teacher evaluation, and advancements in technology.
The general sessions of the 5th annual Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform were held in the JW Marriott Grand Ballroom.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 760 Views

John Podesta Remarks on Education

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2:46:48 PM - 3:26:37 PM
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2:46:48 PM - 3:26:37 PM

John Podesta Remarks on Education

Public Affairs Event

John Podesta talked about bipartisanship in education reform. He said that the recent elections taught the importance of the political process and that passing reform-minded laws would not work without voter support. He advised building a center coalition to support reform movements. After his remarks he was joined by former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) in responding to questions from members of the audience.
This was the keynote luncheon address at the two-day 5th annual Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform, held in the JW Marriott Grand Ballroom.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 156 Views

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

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3:28:37 PM - 3:35:51 PM
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3:28:37 PM - 3:35:51 PM

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

News Conference

Republican senators spoke to reporters following a meeting with United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice and the acting CIA director about the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 169 Views

White House Daily Briefing

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3:35:57 PM - 4:30:39 PM
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3:35:57 PM - 4:30:39 PM

White House Daily Briefing

White House Event

Jay Carney led the daily White House briefing, which was focused mainly on the “fiscal cliff” and United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice. Mr. Carney announced that President Obama woud meet with middle class Americans in Pennsylvania later in the week to talk about the fiscal cliff, taxes and the deficit.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011

0 hours, 54 minutes | 162 Views

House Session, Part 2

LIVE

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4:30:45 PM - 4:35:15 PM
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4:30:45 PM - 4:35:15 PM

House Session, Part 2

House Proceeding

A letter was read from Representative Jackson (D-IL) wherein he resigned as a member of the House of Representatives effective Wednesday, November 21, 2012. Therefore, the whole number of the House was adjusted to 433.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 158 Views

House Session, Part 2

LIVE

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4:35:17 PM - 5:27:52 PM
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4:35:17 PM - 5:27:52 PM

House Session, Part 2

House Proceeding

A letter was read from Representative Jackson (D-IL) wherein he resigned as a member of the House of Representatives effective Wednesday, November 21, 2012. Therefore, the whole number of the House was adjusted to 433.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 158 Views

Senate Democratic Agenda

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5:28:49 PM - 5:35:19 PM
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5:28:49 PM - 5:35:19 PM

Senate Democratic Agenda

News Conference

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches.*He talked about the “fiscal cliff,” and said that any deal to avert the fiscal cliff would have to include increasing the debt ceiling.*
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 199 Views

Senate Republican Agenda

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5:35:25 PM - 5:47:55 PM
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5:35:25 PM - 5:47:55 PM

Senate Republican Agenda

News Conference

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches.*He talked about the “fiscal cliff,” and Medicare and Social Security reform.*He and other Senate Republican leaders also criticized Majority Leader Reid’s plan to change the rules in the Senate on filibuster reform.*
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 126 Views

Future of U.S. Energy Policy

Airing Time:

5:48:01 PM - 6:30:47 PM
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5:48:01 PM - 6:30:47 PM

Future of U.S. Energy Policy

Call-In

Jack Gerard talked about energy policy, including fracking (hydraulic fracturing), gas prices, U.S. alternative energy efforts, the Keystone XL pipeline, oil company subsidies and the Obama administration’s energy polices in a second administration. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 485 Views

House Session, Part 3

LIVE

Airing Time:

6:31:45 PM - 9:45:12 PM
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6:31:45 PM - 9:45:12 PM

House Session, Part 3

House Proceeding

The House of Representatives convened for a legislative session.

3 hours, 13 minutes | 144 Views

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

Airing Time:

9:45:30 PM - 9:52:01 PM
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9:45:30 PM - 9:52:01 PM

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

News Conference

Republican senators spoke to reporters following a meeting with United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice and the acting CIA director about the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 169 Views

Senator Dick Durbin Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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9:53:01 PM - 10:36:55 PM
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9:53:01 PM - 10:36:55 PM

Senator Dick Durbin Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Public Affairs Event

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) talked about the “fiscal cliff” and deficit reduction. He said he remained optimistic that Republicans and Democrats could agree on a solution to avoid the fiscal cliff. He added, however, that in order to reach a deal, Democrats needed to be open to Medicare and Medicaid changes, although not Social Security in the near future. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 1,301 Views

Senate Democratic Agenda

Airing Time:

10:36:57 PM - 10:43:31 PM
Close

10:36:57 PM - 10:43:31 PM

Senate Democratic Agenda

News Conference

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches.*He talked about the “fiscal cliff,” and said that any deal to avert the fiscal cliff would have to include increasing the debt ceiling.*
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 199 Views

Senate Republican Agenda

Airing Time:

10:43:37 PM - 10:56:01 PM
Close

10:43:37 PM - 10:56:01 PM

Senate Republican Agenda

News Conference

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches.*He talked about the “fiscal cliff,” and Medicare and Social Security reform.*He and other Senate Republican leaders also criticized Majority Leader Reid’s plan to change the rules in the Senate on filibuster reform.*
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 126 Views

Wall Street and the Fiscal Cliff

Airing Time:

10:56:07 PM - 11:35:07 PM
Close

10:56:07 PM - 11:35:07 PM

Wall Street and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Dominic Chu described what Wall Street investors were doing with their money in advance of the “fiscal cliff,” and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included market reaction to fiscal cliff negotiations between Congress and the White Houses, and the impact of the 2012 presidential election on markets. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 289 Views

Prime Minister Harper on U.S.-Canada Relations

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11:38:19 PM - 12:25:13 AM
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11:38:19 PM - 12:25:13 AM

Prime Minister Harper on U.S.-Canada Relations

International Telecasts

At a forum with business leaders in Ottawa, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper discussed relations between the U.S. and Canada and described his government as “extremely pro-American.” Topics included the “fiscal cliff,” cross-border trade, and the current U.S.-Canada relationship.
He was interviewed by Maryscott Greenwood at the Canadian American Business Council 18th Annual Fall Policy Forum and Business Achievement Award Luncheon in Ottawa.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 184 Views

U.S.-European Union Relations

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12:27:37 AM - 1:23:25 AM
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12:27:37 AM - 1:23:25 AM

U.S.-European Union Relations

Public Affairs Event

Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament delivered remarks on U.S. -Europe relations. He said he supports a free trade agreement set up by 2015, between United States and the European Union. Together, Europe and the U.S. account for about half the world’s economic output and nearly a third of world trade. Mr. Schulz also spoke about the need for the United States and European Union to work together on challenges relating to financial market regulations and economic recovery.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 119 Views

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

Airing Time:

1:23:34 AM - 1:30:05 AM
Close

1:23:34 AM - 1:30:05 AM

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

News Conference

Republican senators spoke to reporters following a meeting with United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice and the acting CIA director about the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 169 Views

Senator Dick Durbin Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Airing Time:

1:30:58 AM - 2:14:39 AM
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1:30:58 AM - 2:14:39 AM

Senator Dick Durbin Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Public Affairs Event

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) talked about the “fiscal cliff” and deficit reduction. He said he remained optimistic that Republicans and Democrats could agree on a solution to avoid the fiscal cliff. He added, however, that in order to reach a deal, Democrats needed to be open to Medicare and Medicaid changes, although not Social Security in the near future. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 1,301 Views

Senate Democratic Agenda

Airing Time:

2:14:39 AM - 2:21:14 AM
Close

2:14:39 AM - 2:21:14 AM

Senate Democratic Agenda

News Conference

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches.*He talked about the “fiscal cliff,” and said that any deal to avert the fiscal cliff would have to include increasing the debt ceiling.*
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 199 Views

Senate Republican Agenda

Airing Time:

2:21:14 AM - 2:33:47 AM
Close

2:21:14 AM - 2:33:47 AM

Senate Republican Agenda

News Conference

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches.*He talked about the “fiscal cliff,” and Medicare and Social Security reform.*He and other Senate Republican leaders also criticized Majority Leader Reid’s plan to change the rules in the Senate on filibuster reform.*
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 126 Views

Wall Street and the Fiscal Cliff

Airing Time:

2:34:02 AM - 3:12:50 AM
Close

2:34:02 AM - 3:12:50 AM

Wall Street and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Dominic Chu described what Wall Street investors were doing with their money in advance of the “fiscal cliff,” and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included market reaction to fiscal cliff negotiations between Congress and the White Houses, and the impact of the 2012 presidential election on markets. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 289 Views

Prime Minister Harper on U.S.-Canada Relations

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3:14:21 AM - 4:01:18 AM
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3:14:21 AM - 4:01:18 AM

Prime Minister Harper on U.S.-Canada Relations

International Telecasts

At a forum with business leaders in Ottawa, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper discussed relations between the U.S. and Canada and described his government as “extremely pro-American.” Topics included the “fiscal cliff,” cross-border trade, and the current U.S.-Canada relationship.
He was interviewed by Maryscott Greenwood at the Canadian American Business Council 18th Annual Fall Policy Forum and Business Achievement Award Luncheon in Ottawa.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 184 Views

U.S.-European Union Relations

Airing Time:

4:04:55 AM - 5:00:43 AM
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4:04:55 AM - 5:00:43 AM

U.S.-European Union Relations

Public Affairs Event

Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament delivered remarks on U.S. -Europe relations. He said he supports a free trade agreement set up by 2015, between United States and the European Union. Together, Europe and the U.S. account for about half the world’s economic output and nearly a third of world trade. Mr. Schulz also spoke about the need for the United States and European Union to work together on challenges relating to financial market regulations and economic recovery.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 119 Views

Energy Policy

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5:02:48 AM - 5:51:39 AM
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5:02:48 AM - 5:51:39 AM

Energy Policy

Public Affairs Event

Former Senators Trent Lott and Byron Dorgan led a discussion on U.S. energy policy. Topics were expected to include developments in domestic gas and oil production, energy security threats and environmental challenges. They also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 648 Views

Senate Democratic Agenda

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5:55:16 AM - 6:01:51 AM

Continues

Close

5:55:16 AM - 6:01:51 AM

Senate Democratic Agenda

News Conference

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches.*He talked about the “fiscal cliff,” and said that any deal to avert the fiscal cliff would have to include increasing the debt ceiling.*
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 199 Views

Securing the Future of Afghanistan

In Progress

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5:14:20 AM - 6:17:13 AM
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5:14:20 AM - 6:17:13 AM

Securing the Future of Afghanistan

International Telecasts

The British Defense Committee held the third of a series of hearings examining the progress and security situation in Afghanistan. Members heard from the British ambassador to NATO, the Joint Forces commander and the deputy commander for NATO’s Afghan Training Operations. They focused on several topics including, the 2014 timetable for NATO and British troops to withdraw from Afghanistan, the threat of ‘green on blue’ attacks, and training the Afghan forces.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 287 Views

Securing the Future of Afghanistan

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6:17:13 AM - 6:59:12 AM
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6:17:13 AM - 6:59:12 AM

Securing the Future of Afghanistan

International Telecasts

The British Defense Committee held the third of a series of hearings examining the progress and security situation in Afghanistan. Members heard from the British ambassador to NATO, the Joint Forces commander and the deputy commander for NATO’s Afghan Training Operations. They focused on several topics including, the 2014 timetable for NATO and British troops to withdraw from Afghanistan, the threat of ‘green on blue’ attacks, and training the Afghan forces.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 287 Views

U.S.-Iran Relations

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7:01:06 AM - 8:31:00 AM
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7:01:06 AM - 8:31:00 AM

U.S.-Iran Relations

Public Affairs Event

Panelists discussed U.S.-Iran relations, focusing on Iran’s nuclear program. Topics included Middle East nuclear talks scheduled for December 2012 in Finland. Iran had agreed to attend the talks, but the United States had cancelled attendance because suitable conditions had not been agreed upon. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Daryl Kimball moderated. 
Then former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski talked about the ongoing stalemate between the U.S. and Iran over Iran’s nuclear program and explained his position that attacking Iran should not be an option.*After his remarks he was interviewed by Mr.*Parsi and responded to questions from members of the audience.*
“Iran 2013: Making Diplomacy Work” was a program of the Arms Control Association and the National Iranian American Council.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 2,297 Views

Drone Warfare

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8:32:18 AM - 8:46:32 AM
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8:32:18 AM - 8:46:32 AM

Drone Warfare

Public Affairs Event

Former Central Intelligence Agency officer Henry Crumpton talked about drone warfare, concerns over cybersecurity, and the Afghanistan war. He said that drone technology could not replace human sources on the ground and expressed concern over the over reliance of this type of technology. He was interviewed by Shelby Coffey.
This was part of the fourth annual Washington Ideas Forum. held by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum in the Annenberg Theater.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 179 Views

Jeb Bush Remarks on Education

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8:46:38 AM - 9:22:48 AM
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8:46:38 AM - 9:22:48 AM

Jeb Bush Remarks on Education

Public Affairs Event

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush made opening remarks at a Foundation for Excellence in Education two-day summit. He called for higher standards in U.S. education, stating that too many children were lagging behind. He outlined his education reform ideas that included accountability, school choice, teacher evaluation, and advancements in technology.
The general sessions of the 5th annual Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform were held in the JW Marriott Grand Ballroom.

0 hours, 36 minutes | 760 Views

Leaders Reid and McConnell Debate the Filibuster

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9:23:42 AM - 9:59:54 AM
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9:23:42 AM - 9:59:54 AM

Leaders Reid and McConnell Debate the Filibuster

Senate Highlight

Leaders McConnell and Reid spoke on the chamber floor about possible changes to Senate filibuster rules.

0 hours, 36 minutes | 395 Views

Senate Session, Part 1

LIVE

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10:00:02 AM - 12:25:40 PM
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10:00:02 AM - 12:25:40 PM

Senate Session, Part 1

Senate Proceeding

The Senate convened for a legislative session.

2 hours, 25 minutes | 261 Views

For-Profit Education

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12:27:36 PM - 2:00:01 PM
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12:27:36 PM - 2:00:01 PM

For-Profit Education

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the role of private enterprise in public education. Topics included metrics to measure performance and outcomes, the ability of for-profit operators to pioneer new services and tools, and the Obama administration’s approach to education. The discussion included questions from audience members.

1 hours, 32 minutes | 614 Views

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

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2:00:55 PM - 2:07:22 PM
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2:00:55 PM - 2:07:22 PM

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

News Conference

Republican senators spoke to reporters following a meeting with United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice and the acting CIA director about the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 169 Views

Open Phones

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2:08:22 PM - 2:16:12 PM
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2:08:22 PM - 2:16:12 PM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for comments on the question: “Should we go over the fiscal cliff?”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 164 Views

Senate Session, Part 2

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2:16:18 PM - 6:48:52 PM
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Senate Session, Part 2

Senate Proceeding

The Senate began debate on a bill about equal rights for people with disabilities.

4 hours, 32 minutes | 206 Views

U.S.-Iran Relations

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6:49:34 PM - 7:31:06 PM
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6:49:34 PM - 7:31:06 PM

U.S.-Iran Relations

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Panelists discussed U.S.-Iran relations, focusing on Iran’s nuclear program. Topics included Middle East nuclear talks scheduled for December 2012 in Finland. Iran had agreed to attend the talks, but the United States had cancelled attendance because suitable conditions had not been agreed upon. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Daryl Kimball moderated. 
Then former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski talked about the ongoing stalemate between the U.S. and Iran over Iran’s nuclear program and explained his position that attacking Iran should not be an option.*After his remarks he was interviewed by Mr.*Parsi and responded to questions from members of the audience.*
“Iran 2013: Making Diplomacy Work” was a program of the Arms Control Association and the National Iranian American Council.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 2,297 Views

Senate Democratic Agenda

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7:35:36 PM - 7:42:06 PM
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7:35:36 PM - 7:42:06 PM

Senate Democratic Agenda

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches.*He talked about the “fiscal cliff,” and said that any deal to avert the fiscal cliff would have to include increasing the debt ceiling.*
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 199 Views

Senate Republican Agenda

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7:42:12 PM - 7:54:36 PM
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7:42:12 PM - 7:54:36 PM

Senate Republican Agenda

News Conference

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches.*He talked about the “fiscal cliff,” and Medicare and Social Security reform.*He and other Senate Republican leaders also criticized Majority Leader Reid’s plan to change the rules in the Senate on filibuster reform.*
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 126 Views

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

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7:54:42 PM - 8:01:36 PM
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7:54:42 PM - 8:01:36 PM

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

News Conference

Republican senators spoke to reporters following a meeting with United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice and the acting CIA director about the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 169 Views

Education and National Security

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8:02:18 PM - 9:03:00 PM
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Education and National Security

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Condoleezza Rice and Joel Klein talked about the Council on Foreign Relations report they co-authored on the links between national security and education reform. Topics included higher standards in education and choice in education systems. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was the dinner keynote presentation of the 5th annual Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform, held in the JW Marriott Grand Ballroom.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 1,365 Views

Jeb Bush Remarks on Education

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9:05:18 PM - 9:40:18 PM
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9:05:18 PM - 9:40:18 PM

Jeb Bush Remarks on Education

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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush made opening remarks at a Foundation for Excellence in Education two-day summit. He called for higher standards in U.S. education, stating that too many children were lagging behind. He outlined his education reform ideas that included accountability, school choice, teacher evaluation, and advancements in technology.
The general sessions of the 5th annual Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform were held in the JW Marriott Grand Ballroom.

0 hours, 35 minutes | 760 Views

John Podesta Remarks on Education

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9:40:36 PM - 10:20:24 PM
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John Podesta Remarks on Education

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John Podesta talked about bipartisanship in education reform. He said that the recent elections taught the importance of the political process and that passing reform-minded laws would not work without voter support. He advised building a center coalition to support reform movements. After his remarks he was joined by former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) in responding to questions from members of the audience.
This was the keynote luncheon address at the two-day 5th annual Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform, held in the JW Marriott Grand Ballroom.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 156 Views

Energy Policy

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10:22:41 PM - 11:11:32 PM
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10:22:41 PM - 11:11:32 PM

Energy Policy

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Former Senators Trent Lott and Byron Dorgan led a discussion on U.S. energy policy. Topics were expected to include developments in domestic gas and oil production, energy security threats and environmental challenges. They also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 648 Views

U.S.-Mexico Relations

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11:13:54 PM - 11:31:06 PM
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11:13:54 PM - 11:31:06 PM

U.S.-Mexico Relations

White House Event

President Obama and President-elect Enrique Pe Nieto met to discuss a broad range of bilateral, regional and global issues in the Oval Office.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 157 Views

War on Drugs

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11:31:50 PM - 12:23:00 AM
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11:31:50 PM - 12:23:00 AM

War on Drugs

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Panelists talked about marijuana legalization and its potential ramifications on the drug war. Author Daniel Okrent compared marijuana legalization to Prohibition, and said that regulating human desire is a losing cause. Okrent also covered the federal cost of enforcing current laws. Other speakers talked about the legal side and the patchwork of state-to-state regulation, as well as state vs. federal laws. Hosted by the National Constitution Center.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 425 Views

Education and National Security

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12:25:00 AM - 1:23:24 AM
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12:25:00 AM - 1:23:24 AM

Education and National Security

Public Affairs Event

Condoleezza Rice and Joel Klein talked about the Council on Foreign Relations report they co-authored on the links between national security and education reform. Topics included higher standards in education and choice in education systems. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was the dinner keynote presentation of the 5th annual Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform, held in the JW Marriott Grand Ballroom.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 1,365 Views

Jeb Bush Remarks on Education

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1:25:35 AM - 2:00:18 AM
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1:25:35 AM - 2:00:18 AM

Jeb Bush Remarks on Education

Public Affairs Event

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush made opening remarks at a Foundation for Excellence in Education two-day summit. He called for higher standards in U.S. education, stating that too many children were lagging behind. He outlined his education reform ideas that included accountability, school choice, teacher evaluation, and advancements in technology.
The general sessions of the 5th annual Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform were held in the JW Marriott Grand Ballroom.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 760 Views

John Podesta Remarks on Education

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2:01:20 AM - 2:40:53 AM
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2:01:20 AM - 2:40:53 AM

John Podesta Remarks on Education

Public Affairs Event

John Podesta talked about bipartisanship in education reform. He said that the recent elections taught the importance of the political process and that passing reform-minded laws would not work without voter support. He advised building a center coalition to support reform movements. After his remarks he was joined by former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) in responding to questions from members of the audience.
This was the keynote luncheon address at the two-day 5th annual Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform, held in the JW Marriott Grand Ballroom.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 156 Views

Energy Policy

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2:43:23 AM - 3:32:14 AM
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2:43:23 AM - 3:32:14 AM

Energy Policy

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Former Senators Trent Lott and Byron Dorgan led a discussion on U.S. energy policy. Topics were expected to include developments in domestic gas and oil production, energy security threats and environmental challenges. They also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 648 Views

U.S.-Mexico Relations

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3:35:24 AM - 3:52:12 AM
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3:35:24 AM - 3:52:12 AM

U.S.-Mexico Relations

White House Event

President Obama and President-elect Enrique Pe Nieto met to discuss a broad range of bilateral, regional and global issues in the Oval Office.

0 hours, 16 minutes | 157 Views

War on Drugs

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3:53:27 AM - 4:44:37 AM
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3:53:27 AM - 4:44:37 AM

War on Drugs

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about marijuana legalization and its potential ramifications on the drug war. Author Daniel Okrent compared marijuana legalization to Prohibition, and said that regulating human desire is a losing cause. Okrent also covered the federal cost of enforcing current laws. Other speakers talked about the legal side and the patchwork of state-to-state regulation, as well as state vs. federal laws. Hosted by the National Constitution Center.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 425 Views

Presidential Appointment Process

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4:47:34 AM - 5:42:47 AM
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Presidential Appointment Process

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George Mason University professor and author James Pfiffner talked about the presidential appointment process and how it can be improved. The president’s political appointees often face delays in getting approved by Congress. Senate rules allow lawmakers to anonymously delay a vote on a nominee for 30 days. 
Mr. Pfiffner is a public policy professor at George Mason University, and has written several books on the presidency.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 268 Views

U.S.-Mexico Relations

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5:43:52 AM - 6:00:40 AM

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U.S.-Mexico Relations

White House Event

President Obama and President-elect Enrique Pe Nieto met to discuss a broad range of bilateral, regional and global issues in the Oval Office.

0 hours, 16 minutes | 157 Views

Global Pandemic Prevention

In Progress

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5:36:59 AM - 7:06:35 AM
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Global Pandemic Prevention

Public Affairs Event

Panelists discussed the spread of viruses and the science behind it. Topics included the spread of viruses, global travel, crowding, megacities, deforestation, and concerns over vaccinating young children. They also responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 145 Views

Marc Freedman talked about his book, The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife, on the stage of life facing millions of baby boomers that he calls “encore adulthood.” In his speech he suggested the need for better social programs and savings plans for people in their 50's, 60's and 70s to provide meaningful and sustaining work later in life.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 390 Views

Syrian Civil War

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7:53:35 AM - 8:55:42 AM
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7:53:35 AM - 8:55:42 AM

Syrian Civil War

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Foreign journalists, a Syrian National Council member, and an Iraqi Kurdish government representative talked about Syria and the international response to the country’s civil war. Topics included the state of the Syrian opposition, and the influence of Iran and Russia. 
“Syria’s Terror, the Middle East’s Tragedy” was a panel of the 2012 Halifax International Security Forum.Global security leaders from over 50 countries gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia to discuss pressing security and defense issues during the three-day summit.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 213 Views

Senator Kyl on Congress and National Security

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8:55:48 AM - 9:47:46 AM
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8:55:48 AM - 9:47:46 AM

Senator Kyl on Congress and National Security

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Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) talked about U.S. foreign policy issues. Among other topics he discussed the “fiscal cliff” and defense budget cuts due to sequestration, Iran, and Israel. Senator Kyl was interviewed by William Kristol and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.
“Congressional Leadership and National Security” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 286 Views

U.S.-Asia Policy

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9:47:46 AM - 9:52:19 AM
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9:47:46 AM - 9:52:19 AM

U.S.-Asia Policy

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Ambassadors representing Australia, India and the Philippines talked about their regional priorities and relationship with the U.S. Topics which include unresolved disputes with China, opportunities for increased exports, and the Obama administration’s renewed focus on the Asia-Pacific region. They were interviewed by Representative Randy Forbes (R-VA), Armed Services Committee member and co-chair of the Congressional China Caucus.
“All Eyes on Asia: Perspectives from our Allies” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 491 Views

U.S.-Asia Policy

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9:52:19 AM - 11:03:00 AM
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9:52:19 AM - 11:03:00 AM

U.S.-Asia Policy

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Ambassadors representing Australia, India and the Philippines talked about their regional priorities and relationship with the U.S. Topics which include unresolved disputes with China, opportunities for increased exports, and the Obama administration’s renewed focus on the Asia-Pacific region. They were interviewed by Representative Randy Forbes (R-VA), Armed Services Committee member and co-chair of the Congressional China Caucus.
“All Eyes on Asia: Perspectives from our Allies” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

1 hours, 10 minutes | 491 Views

Syrian Civil War and U.S. Policy

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11:03:00 AM - 11:06:54 AM
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11:03:00 AM - 11:06:54 AM

Syrian Civil War and U.S. Policy

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Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy talked about U.S. policy toward Syria and its ongoing civil war. They argued for a more pro-active role for the U.S. in Syria, Senator McCain calling for a no-fly zone. They were interviewed by Robert Kagan and responded to questions from members of the audience. 
“The Consequences of Inaction in Syria” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 426 Views

Syrian Civil War and U.S. Policy

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11:06:54 AM - 12:04:23 PM
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11:06:54 AM - 12:04:23 PM

Syrian Civil War and U.S. Policy

Public Affairs Event

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy talked about U.S. policy toward Syria and its ongoing civil war. They argued for a more pro-active role for the U.S. in Syria, Senator McCain calling for a no-fly zone. They were interviewed by Robert Kagan and responded to questions from members of the audience. 
“The Consequences of Inaction in Syria” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 426 Views

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

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12:04:35 PM - 12:11:41 PM
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12:04:35 PM - 12:11:41 PM

Republican Senators on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

News Conference

Republican senators spoke to reporters following a meeting with United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice and the acting CIA director about the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 169 Views

Senator Kyl on Congress and National Security

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12:12:10 PM - 12:30:35 PM
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12:12:10 PM - 12:30:35 PM

Senator Kyl on Congress and National Security

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Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) talked about U.S. foreign policy issues. Among other topics he discussed the “fiscal cliff” and defense budget cuts due to sequestration, Iran, and Israel. Senator Kyl was interviewed by William Kristol and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.
“Congressional Leadership and National Security” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 18 minutes | 286 Views

Future of U.S. Energy Policy

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12:30:41 PM - 12:43:47 PM
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12:30:41 PM - 12:43:47 PM

Future of U.S. Energy Policy

Call-In

Jack Gerard talked about energy policy, including fracking (hydraulic fracturing), gas prices, U.S. alternative energy efforts, the Keystone XL pipeline, oil company subsidies and the Obama administration’s energy polices in a second administration. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 485 Views

Foreign Policy and the Senate

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12:44:05 PM - 1:45:17 PM
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12:44:05 PM - 1:45:17 PM

Foreign Policy and the Senate

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Senate Homeland Security Chair Joe Lieberman (I-CT) talked about U.S. foreign policy with Senator Kelly Ayotte. He criticized the Obama administration for not engaging in Syria and said the attack on the U.S. consulate in Beghazi, Libya, could have been avoided if the U.S. had a larger presence in the country. Senator Lieberman, who was retiring, also reflected on U.S. foreign policy during his 24-year tenure in Congress, and discussed Iran and cyber security. At the end of the program, he answered questions from audience members.
“Reflections and Projections: The Past and Future of Foreign Policy in the Senate” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 173 Views

Syrian Civil War and U.S. Policy

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1:45:29 PM - 1:59:34 PM
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1:45:29 PM - 1:59:34 PM

Syrian Civil War and U.S. Policy

Public Affairs Event

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy talked about U.S. policy toward Syria and its ongoing civil war. They argued for a more pro-active role for the U.S. in Syria, Senator McCain calling for a no-fly zone. They were interviewed by Robert Kagan and responded to questions from members of the audience. 
“The Consequences of Inaction in Syria” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 426 Views

North Korea and Human Rights

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1:59:44 PM - 2:48:23 PM
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1:59:44 PM - 2:48:23 PM

North Korea and Human Rights

Public Affairs Event

Shin Dong-hyuk was interviewed by Christian Caryl about his life in a North Korean internment camp, where he was born. He talked about the abuse of prisoners in the camp, including denial of food, and how he and the other prisoners motivated themselves to survive. He also talked about the difficulty of sharing his experiences and explaining the camp to outsiders and criticized western countries for not interfering in genocide. He also answered questions from the audience. Shin spoke in Korean with consecutive translation by an on-stage translator.
“America’s Role in Promoting Democracy & Human Rights” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 571 Views

Foreign Policy and the Senate

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2:49:11 PM - 2:59:41 PM
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2:49:11 PM - 2:59:41 PM

Foreign Policy and the Senate

Public Affairs Event

Senate Homeland Security Chair Joe Lieberman (I-CT) talked about U.S. foreign policy with Senator Kelly Ayotte. He criticized the Obama administration for not engaging in Syria and said the attack on the U.S. consulate in Beghazi, Libya, could have been avoided if the U.S. had a larger presence in the country. Senator Lieberman, who was retiring, also reflected on U.S. foreign policy during his 24-year tenure in Congress, and discussed Iran and cyber security. At the end of the program, he answered questions from audience members.
“Reflections and Projections: The Past and Future of Foreign Policy in the Senate” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 173 Views

Congress and National Security

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3:00:02 PM - 3:48:57 PM
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3:00:02 PM - 3:48:57 PM

Congress and National Security

Public Affairs Event

A Republican member and a member-elect of the House who served in the military talked about national security priorities in Afghanistan, Iran’s nuclear program, and Israel. They were interviewed by Mr. Senor and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“From the Front Lines to Capitol Hill: Perspectives from Emerging National Security Leaders” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 321 Views

Al-Qaida Influence in Yemen

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3:50:23 PM - 5:20:41 PM
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3:50:23 PM - 5:20:41 PM

Al-Qaida Influence in Yemen

Public Affairs Event

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 | 364 Views

Social Programs and Budget Cuts

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5:22:33 PM - 6:34:07 PM
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5:22:33 PM - 6:34:07 PM

Social Programs and Budget Cuts

Public Affairs Event

Economists and political scholars talked about social programs such as Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid as part of a possible agreement on avoiding the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. Topics included a gradual increase in payroll taxes to offset increased life expectancies, overall tax rates, and the possibility that the fiscal cliff could be used as leverage to force changes to social programs that would otherwise not be considered. They answered questions from audience members at the end of the program.
This program was part of the New America Foundation “On the Cliff” symposium.

1 hours, 11 minutes | 300 Views

Public and Private Universities

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6:35:37 PM - 8:00:42 PM
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6:35:37 PM - 8:00:42 PM

Public and Private Universities

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the future of public research universities. Scott Jaschik moderated the presentation “Sustaining Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and the Arts.” Topics included the quality of public versus private universities, focusing on faculty, funding, and majors that would lead to jobs. Tamar Lewin moderated the final panel, summarizing the themes of the conference. Topics included cost, competition for out-of-state students, online courses, adult education, the influence of U.S. News and World Report rankings, and efforts by schools to improve their ranking. 
“Precipice or Crossroads: A Symposium on the Future of Public Research Universities” was a three-day symposium held by the University of Vermont.

1 hours, 25 minutes | 514 Views

Senator Kyl on Congress and National Security

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8:02:53 PM - 8:55:35 PM
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8:02:53 PM - 8:55:35 PM

Senator Kyl on Congress and National Security

Public Affairs Event

Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) talked about U.S. foreign policy issues. Among other topics he discussed the “fiscal cliff” and defense budget cuts due to sequestration, Iran, and Israel. Senator Kyl was interviewed by William Kristol and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.
“Congressional Leadership and National Security” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 286 Views

Syrian Civil War and U.S. Policy

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8:55:35 PM - 9:51:35 PM
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8:55:35 PM - 9:51:35 PM

Syrian Civil War and U.S. Policy

Public Affairs Event

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy talked about U.S. policy toward Syria and its ongoing civil war. They argued for a more pro-active role for the U.S. in Syria, Senator McCain calling for a no-fly zone. They were interviewed by Robert Kagan and responded to questions from members of the audience. 
“The Consequences of Inaction in Syria” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 426 Views

Foreign Policy and the Senate

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9:52:08 PM - 10:51:41 PM
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9:52:08 PM - 10:51:41 PM

Foreign Policy and the Senate

Public Affairs Event

Senate Homeland Security Chair Joe Lieberman (I-CT) talked about U.S. foreign policy with Senator Kelly Ayotte. He criticized the Obama administration for not engaging in Syria and said the attack on the U.S. consulate in Beghazi, Libya, could have been avoided if the U.S. had a larger presence in the country. Senator Lieberman, who was retiring, also reflected on U.S. foreign policy during his 24-year tenure in Congress, and discussed Iran and cyber security. At the end of the program, he answered questions from audience members.
“Reflections and Projections: The Past and Future of Foreign Policy in the Senate” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 173 Views

North Korea and Human Rights

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10:52:46 PM - 11:39:47 PM
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10:52:46 PM - 11:39:47 PM

North Korea and Human Rights

Public Affairs Event

Shin Dong-hyuk was interviewed by Christian Caryl about his life in a North Korean internment camp, where he was born. He talked about the abuse of prisoners in the camp, including denial of food, and how he and the other prisoners motivated themselves to survive. He also talked about the difficulty of sharing his experiences and explaining the camp to outsiders and criticized western countries for not interfering in genocide. He also answered questions from the audience. Shin spoke in Korean with consecutive translation by an on-stage translator.
“America’s Role in Promoting Democracy & Human Rights” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 571 Views

For-Profit Education

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11:40:32 PM - 1:12:57 AM
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11:40:32 PM - 1:12:57 AM

For-Profit Education

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the role of private enterprise in public education. Topics included metrics to measure performance and outcomes, the ability of for-profit operators to pioneer new services and tools, and the Obama administration’s approach to education. The discussion included questions from audience members.

1 hours, 32 minutes | 614 Views

President Obama Biographers

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1:15:20 AM - 1:40:29 AM
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1:15:20 AM - 1:40:29 AM

President Obama Biographers

Public Affairs Event

Three of President Obama’s biographers discussed his thinking and evolution in presidential power. Topics included his motivations, the 2012 election, and comparisons with President Clinton. Ron Suskind in his analysis said that the president had developed a better understanding of presidential power. They were interviewed by biographer Walter Isaacson.
This was part of the fourth annual Washington Ideas Forum.*held by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum in the Annenberg Theater.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 310 Views

Senator Kyl on Congress and National Security

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1:41:36 AM - 2:34:21 AM
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1:41:36 AM - 2:34:21 AM

Senator Kyl on Congress and National Security

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Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) talked about U.S. foreign policy issues. Among other topics he discussed the “fiscal cliff” and defense budget cuts due to sequestration, Iran, and Israel. Senator Kyl was interviewed by William Kristol and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.
“Congressional Leadership and National Security” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 286 Views

Syrian Civil War and U.S. Policy

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2:34:21 AM - 3:30:22 AM
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2:34:21 AM - 3:30:22 AM

Syrian Civil War and U.S. Policy

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Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy talked about U.S. policy toward Syria and its ongoing civil war. They argued for a more pro-active role for the U.S. in Syria, Senator McCain calling for a no-fly zone. They were interviewed by Robert Kagan and responded to questions from members of the audience. 
“The Consequences of Inaction in Syria” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 426 Views

Foreign Policy and the Senate

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3:31:24 AM - 4:30:57 AM
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3:31:24 AM - 4:30:57 AM

Foreign Policy and the Senate

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Senate Homeland Security Chair Joe Lieberman (I-CT) talked about U.S. foreign policy with Senator Kelly Ayotte. He criticized the Obama administration for not engaging in Syria and said the attack on the U.S. consulate in Beghazi, Libya, could have been avoided if the U.S. had a larger presence in the country. Senator Lieberman, who was retiring, also reflected on U.S. foreign policy during his 24-year tenure in Congress, and discussed Iran and cyber security. At the end of the program, he answered questions from audience members.
“Reflections and Projections: The Past and Future of Foreign Policy in the Senate” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 173 Views

North Korea and Human Rights

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4:32:02 AM - 5:19:02 AM
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4:32:02 AM - 5:19:02 AM

North Korea and Human Rights

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Shin Dong-hyuk was interviewed by Christian Caryl about his life in a North Korean internment camp, where he was born. He talked about the abuse of prisoners in the camp, including denial of food, and how he and the other prisoners motivated themselves to survive. He also talked about the difficulty of sharing his experiences and explaining the camp to outsiders and criticized western countries for not interfering in genocide. He also answered questions from the audience. Shin spoke in Korean with consecutive translation by an on-stage translator.
“America’s Role in Promoting Democracy & Human Rights” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 571 Views

For-Profit Education

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5:19:47 AM - 6:52:12 AM

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5:19:47 AM - 6:52:12 AM

For-Profit Education

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Panelists talked about the role of private enterprise in public education. Topics included metrics to measure performance and outcomes, the ability of for-profit operators to pioneer new services and tools, and the Obama administration’s approach to education. The discussion included questions from audience members.

1 hours, 32 minutes | 614 Views