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Fiscal Cliff Issues

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5:54:19 AM - 6:57:54 AM
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5:54:19 AM - 6:57:54 AM

Fiscal Cliff Issues

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about issues related to the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. They agreed raising taxes won’t solve all the problems, and called for changes to entitlement spending.
The panel “The Grand Bargain” was part of a National Chamber Foundation forum titled, “A Balancing Act: Tough Decisions in the Face of Fiscal Challenge,” held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 252 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:31 AM - 7:53:35 AM
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7:00:31 AM - 7:53:35 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments the role of government versus society in preventing shootings such as the December elementary school schooling in Connecticut. 
Steven Dennis also spoke by phone about the status of “fiscal cliff” negotiations. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 202 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
At the end of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 323 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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7:54:55 AM - 8:48:53 AM
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7:54:55 AM - 8:48:53 AM

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Call-In

Stan Collender and Joshua Gordon talked about the status of “fiscal cliff” negotiations and previewed the upcoming week, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the likelihood a budget agreement would be reached, details of the potential tax increases at the end of 2012, and possible market reaction if no budget agreement could be reached. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 231 Views

Tea Party Movement and the Fiscal Cliff

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8:51:08 AM - 9:34:01 AM
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8:51:08 AM - 9:34:01 AM

Tea Party Movement and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Matt Kibbe talked about “fiscal cliff” negotiations, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also discussed the structure of his FreedomWorks super political action committee (super PAC) following the departure of co-chair and former House Majority Leader Dick Armey, the organization’s fundraising and goals. Mr. Kibbe also talked about Republican strategies during “fiscal cliff” negotiations. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
At the end of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 289 Views

Egypt's Draft Constitution Vote

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9:35:19 AM - 10:01:19 AM
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9:35:19 AM - 10:01:19 AM

Egypt's Draft Constitution Vote

Call-In

Steven Cook talked about the vote on Egypt’s draft constitution, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communication. Topics included protests about Egyptian President Morsi, Egypt’s significance to the U.S., and goals of the Muslim Brotherhood. 
Financial Times correspondent Borzou Daragahi also spoke by phone about developments in Egypt.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 202 Views

Newsmakers with Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers

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10:02:13 AM - 10:32:53 AM
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10:02:13 AM - 10:32:53 AM

Newsmakers with Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Interview

Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), the incoming chair of the House Republican Conference, talked by video link from the Cannon House Office Building about the “fiscal cliff” and possibilities for Republicans and Democrats to compromise. Other topics included Republican priorities for the next Congress, being a woman in the Republican House leadership, and whether Congress should review gun laws after the deadly shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. After the interview the reporters in the studio discussed her responses.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 462 Views

U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

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10:34:02 AM - 11:50:13 AM
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10:34:02 AM - 11:50:13 AM

U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

News Conference

Ben Bernanke held a news conference following the quarterly Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on current economic projections. 

1 hours, 16 minutes | 1,496 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and the Economy

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11:52:00 AM - 12:40:16 PM
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11:52:00 AM - 12:40:16 PM

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and the Economy

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House Budget Committee ranking member Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) spoke about the latest developments in “fiscal-cliff” negotiations, and the economy at a Christian Science Monitor Breakfast event for reporters at the St. Regis Hotel. Among his remarks, he said he was concerned that House Speaker John Boehner might be stalling the negotiations until he is re-elected to his leadership post in January 2013. Other topics included the future of the Democratic Party and gubernatorial races.

“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 agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 97 Views

Conservatism in the 113th Congress

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12:42:37 PM - 1:36:21 PM
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12:42:37 PM - 1:36:21 PM

Conservatism in the 113th Congress

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House Republican Study Committee members Representatives Jim Jordan (OH) and Steve Scalise (LA) talked about the committee’s agenda for the 113th Congress and the future of the conservative movement.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 327 Views

Promoting Energy Efficiency

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1:38:38 PM - 2:59:01 PM
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1:38:38 PM - 2:59:01 PM

Promoting Energy Efficiency

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified on proposed reforms to the tax code and how incentives for energy efficiency could be implemented in broader tax reform efforts.

1 hours, 20 minutes | 262 Views

Michael Bloomberg on Gun Control

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2:59:55 PM - 3:01:39 PM
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Michael Bloomberg on Gun Control

Public Affairs Event

On a segment of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg urged President Obama to lead the nation in stricter gun control in the wake of a school shooting December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
This is a portion of his appearance with David Gregory.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 100 Views

Representative Louie Gohmert on Gun Control

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3:01:49 PM - 3:03:31 PM
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3:01:49 PM - 3:03:31 PM

Representative Louie Gohmert on Gun Control

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On a segment of “FOX News Sunday” in the wake of a school shooting December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX) talked about gun control. He emphasized that almost all mass shooters choose places where guns are prohibited and speculated on what teachers could have done differently if they had had guns available. He also talked about the role of the Second Amendment.
This is a portion of his appearance.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 112 Views

Small Businesses Affected by Hurricane Sandy

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3:04:44 PM - 4:48:48 PM
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3:04:44 PM - 4:48:48 PM

Small Businesses Affected by Hurricane Sandy

Senate Committee

Small Business Administration (SBA) employees and local officials from New Jersey and New York testified on the impact to small businesses of Hurricane Sandy. Much of the hearing was focused on the amount SBA takes to process loan applications and disbursements, and SBA loan interest rates. Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer urged Congress to approve supplemental funding for New Jersey and other states affected by Hurricane Sandy, saying that funding was crucial to her city’s recovery.

1 hours, 44 minutes | 559 Views

Michael Bloomberg on Gun Control

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4:49:18 PM - 4:50:13 PM
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4:49:18 PM - 4:50:13 PM

Michael Bloomberg on Gun Control

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On a segment of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg urged President Obama to lead the nation in stricter gun control in the wake of a school shooting December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
This is a portion of his appearance with David Gregory.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 100 Views

Representative Louie Gohmert on Gun Control

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4:50:43 PM - 4:52:33 PM
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4:50:43 PM - 4:52:33 PM

Representative Louie Gohmert on Gun Control

Public Affairs Event

On a segment of “FOX News Sunday” in the wake of a school shooting December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX) talked about gun control. He emphasized that almost all mass shooters choose places where guns are prohibited and speculated on what teachers could have done differently if they had had guns available. He also talked about the role of the Second Amendment.
This is a portion of his appearance.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 112 Views

Voter Identification Laws

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4:55:26 PM - 5:55:52 PM
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4:55:26 PM - 5:55:52 PM

Voter Identification Laws

Public Affairs Event

Ohio and West Virginia secretaries of state Jon Husted (R-OH) and Natalie Tennant (D-WV) talked about voter identification laws in their respective states.
“Ensuring Integrity and Access: Voter ID in 2012 and Beyond” was part of a Pew Center on the States day-long conference on the voter experience in 2012, held in the Newseum.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 345 Views

Newsmakers with Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers

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6:00:37 PM - 6:31:19 PM

Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), the incoming chair of the House Republican Conference, talked by video link from the Cannon House Office Building about the “fiscal cliff” and possibilities for Republicans and Democrats to compromise. Other topics included Republican priorities for the next Congress, being a woman in the Republican House leadership, and whether Congress should review gun laws after the deadly shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. After the interview the reporters in the studio discussed her responses.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 462 Views

Open Phones

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6:31:55 PM - 7:14:07 PM
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6:31:55 PM - 7:14:07 PM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments the role of government versus society in preventing shootings such as the December elementary school schooling in Connecticut. 
Steven Dennis also spoke by phone about the status of “fiscal cliff” negotiations. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 202 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
At the end of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 323 Views

President Obama at Newtown, Connecticut Prayer Vigil

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7:14:13 PM - 9:18:43 PM
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7:14:13 PM - 9:18:43 PM

President Obama at Newtown, Connecticut Prayer Vigil

White House Event

President Obama spoke at an interfaith vigil for families of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The shooting claimed 26 victims, including 20 children aged six and seven. In his remarks to local citizens at Sandy Point High School, President Obama read aloud the names of the victims, called on the nation to do more to prevent gun violence, and pledged the full power of the presidency in addressing the issue. During portions of the remarks muffled reaction from families in the auditorium could be heard.

2 hours, 4 minutes | 9,872 Views

Q&A with Anne Applebaum

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9:19:19 PM - 10:17:01 PM
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9:19:19 PM - 10:17:01 PM

Q&A with Anne Applebaum

Q&A

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum talked about her book, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956. She used newly opened archives and conducted interviews to examine the effects of communist totalitarianism on East Germany, Poland, and Hungary from the end of World War II to the 1956 uprisings following Stalin’s death. She explained how the Soviets created institutions such as the secret police to undermine civil society and increase party control and used propaganda to shape popular opinion and reinforce communist ideology. She contrasted this with the frustration that communist leaders expressed behind closed doors when their economic and societal reforms did not achieve expected results. She also shared her own experiences in the region. She lives in London and Warsaw. Video clips included Churchill’s “iron curtain” speech, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the “Song of the Party,” and her husband, Radek Sikorski, the current foreign minister of Poland.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 2,312 Views

Question Time

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10:18:57 PM - 10:37:50 PM
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10:18:57 PM - 10:37:50 PM

Question Time

International Telecasts

Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. He announced that unemployment dropped to 7.8 percent, the biggest quarterly fall since 2001. Opposition Leader Ed Miliband welcomed the news, but pressed the prime minister on his government’s spending cuts and proposed tax increase on middle-income workers. Prime Minister Cameron also answered questions on the United Kingdom’s immigration policy, renewable energy, and his upcoming meeting with European Union leaders.

0 hours, 18 minutes | 872 Views

President Obama at Newtown, Connecticut Prayer Vigil

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10:40:49 PM - 11:00:13 PM
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10:40:49 PM - 11:00:13 PM

President Obama at Newtown, Connecticut Prayer Vigil

White House Event

President Obama spoke at an interfaith vigil for families of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The shooting claimed 26 victims, including 20 children aged six and seven. In his remarks to local citizens at Sandy Point High School, President Obama read aloud the names of the victims, called on the nation to do more to prevent gun violence, and pledged the full power of the presidency in addressing the issue. During portions of the remarks muffled reaction from families in the auditorium could be heard.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 9,872 Views

Q&A with Anne Applebaum

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11:00:31 PM - 11:58:07 PM
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11:00:31 PM - 11:58:07 PM

Q&A with Anne Applebaum

Q&A

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum talked about her book, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956. She used newly opened archives and conducted interviews to examine the effects of communist totalitarianism on East Germany, Poland, and Hungary from the end of World War II to the 1956 uprisings following Stalin’s death. She explained how the Soviets created institutions such as the secret police to undermine civil society and increase party control and used propaganda to shape popular opinion and reinforce communist ideology. She contrasted this with the frustration that communist leaders expressed behind closed doors when their economic and societal reforms did not achieve expected results. She also shared her own experiences in the region. She lives in London and Warsaw. Video clips included Churchill’s “iron curtain” speech, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the “Song of the Party,” and her husband, Radek Sikorski, the current foreign minister of Poland.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 2,312 Views

Question Time

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12:00:51 AM - 12:33:03 AM
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12:00:51 AM - 12:33:03 AM

Question Time

International Telecasts

Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. He announced that unemployment dropped to 7.8 percent, the biggest quarterly fall since 2001. Opposition Leader Ed Miliband welcomed the news, but pressed the prime minister on his government’s spending cuts and proposed tax increase on middle-income workers. Prime Minister Cameron also answered questions on the United Kingdom’s immigration policy, renewable energy, and his upcoming meeting with European Union leaders.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 872 Views

President Obama at Newtown, Connecticut Prayer Vigil

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12:34:59 AM - 1:52:36 AM
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12:34:59 AM - 1:52:36 AM

President Obama at Newtown, Connecticut Prayer Vigil

White House Event

President Obama spoke at an interfaith vigil for families of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The shooting claimed 26 victims, including 20 children aged six and seven. In his remarks to local citizens at Sandy Point High School, President Obama read aloud the names of the victims, called on the nation to do more to prevent gun violence, and pledged the full power of the presidency in addressing the issue. During portions of the remarks muffled reaction from families in the auditorium could be heard.

1 hours, 17 minutes | 9,872 Views

High-Speed Rail Program

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1:54:25 AM - 4:11:05 AM
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1:54:25 AM - 4:11:05 AM

High-Speed Rail Program

House Committee

Witnesses testified on the future of high-speed rail in the transportation infrastructure of the Northeastern United States, which includes Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City, and Boston.

2 hours, 16 minutes | 303 Views

Egypt's Draft Constitution Vote

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4:14:46 AM - 4:40:14 AM
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4:14:46 AM - 4:40:14 AM

Egypt's Draft Constitution Vote

Call-In

Steven Cook talked about the vote on Egypt’s draft constitution, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communication. Topics included protests about Egyptian President Morsi, Egypt’s significance to the U.S., and goals of the Muslim Brotherhood. 
Financial Times correspondent Borzou Daragahi also spoke by phone about developments in Egypt.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 202 Views

President Obama at Newtown, Connecticut Prayer Vigil

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4:41:18 AM - 5:58:55 AM
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4:41:18 AM - 5:58:55 AM

President Obama at Newtown, Connecticut Prayer Vigil

White House Event

President Obama spoke at an interfaith vigil for families of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The shooting claimed 26 victims, including 20 children aged six and seven. In his remarks to local citizens at Sandy Point High School, President Obama read aloud the names of the victims, called on the nation to do more to prevent gun violence, and pledged the full power of the presidency in addressing the issue. During portions of the remarks muffled reaction from families in the auditorium could be heard.

1 hours, 17 minutes | 9,872 Views

Q&A with Anne Applebaum

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5:59:31 AM - 6:57:16 AM

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5:59:31 AM - 6:57:16 AM

Q&A with Anne Applebaum

Q&A

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum talked about her book, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956. She used newly opened archives and conducted interviews to examine the effects of communist totalitarianism on East Germany, Poland, and Hungary from the end of World War II to the 1956 uprisings following Stalin’s death. She explained how the Soviets created institutions such as the secret police to undermine civil society and increase party control and used propaganda to shape popular opinion and reinforce communist ideology. She contrasted this with the frustration that communist leaders expressed behind closed doors when their economic and societal reforms did not achieve expected results. She also shared her own experiences in the region. She lives in London and Warsaw. Video clips included Churchill’s “iron curtain” speech, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the “Song of the Party,” and her husband, Radek Sikorski, the current foreign minister of Poland.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 2,312 Views

Hanoi's War

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6:00:09 AM - 6:40:27 AM
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6:00:09 AM - 6:40:27 AM

Hanoi's War

Public Affairs Event

Lien-Hang Nguyen talked about her book, Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 1,377 Views

Book Discussion on Life After Death

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6:45:34 AM - 7:54:56 AM
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Book Discussion on Life After Death

Public Affairs Event

Author Damien Echols talked about his book, Life After Death, in which he recalls his arrest, incarceration, and eventual release for the murder of three, eight-year old boys in 1993. Mr. Echols and two other men, Jesse Miskelly, Jr. and Jason Baldwin, dubbed the “West Memphis Three,” spent seventeen years in prison. Mr. Echols spoke at Town Hall Seattle and responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 990 Views

Book Discussion on Where They Stand

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7:55:36 AM - 7:58:12 AM
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7:55:36 AM - 7:58:12 AM

Book Discussion on Where They Stand

Interview

Author Robert Merry talked about his book, Where They Stand.
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, 2 minutes | 80 Views

Book Discussion on The Secret Knowledge

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8:00:12 AM - 8:45:56 AM
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8:00:12 AM - 8:45:56 AM

Book Discussion on The Secret Knowledge

Public Affairs Event

Playwright David Mamet, author of The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture, delivered the Manhattan Institute’s 2012 Wriston Lecture. He emphasized the importance of maintaining American principles and warned of the rising threats to American exceptionalism. He responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 4,080 Views

Book Discussion on Seven Principles of Good Government

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8:47:08 AM - 8:59:16 AM

Former Governor Gary Johnson (R-NM), the 2012 Libertarian Party presidential nominee, talked about his new book, Seven Principles of Good Government: Liberty, People, and Politics. He was interviewed while attending FreedomFest, which was held July 11-14, 2012, in Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 758 Views

Book Discussion on A Wicked War

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9:02:48 AM - 9:53:30 AM
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9:02:48 AM - 9:53:30 AM

Book Discussion on A Wicked War

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Amy Greenberg, history and women’s studies professor at Penn State University, talked about her book, A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, in which she recounts the Mexican-American War in 1846. The author talked about President Polk’s decision to go to war and the roles that then Congressman Abraham Lincoln and Henry Clay played in the national debate. Amy Greenberg speaks at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois.

0 hours, 50 minutes | 2,836 Views

Book Discussion on O.O.P.S.

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9:53:34 AM - 10:08:09 AM
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9:53:34 AM - 10:08:09 AM

Book Discussion on O.O.P.S.

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Stephen Frantzich discussed his book, O.O.P.S.: Observing Our Politicians Stumble: The Worst Candidate Gaffes and Recoveries in Presidential Campaigns, in which he looks at gaffes made by political candidates and assesses the impact of these mistakes on their campaign. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded at the U.S.Naval Academy.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 396 Views

Book Discussion on In Buddha's Company

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10:08:27 AM - 10:19:41 AM
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10:08:27 AM - 10:19:41 AM

Book Discussion on In Buddha's Company

Interview

Richard Ruth was interviewed about his book, In Buddha’s Company: Thai soldiers in the Vietnam War, about the role of Thailand, and particularly the service of Thai soldiers, in the Vietnam War.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 389 Views

Book Discussion on Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence

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10:31:29 AM - 11:45:40 AM
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10:31:29 AM - 11:45:40 AM

Book Discussion on Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence

Public Affairs Event

New York University Professor William Silber and former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker talked about Mr. Volcker’s life and years of government service. Mr. Silber is the author of Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence. This event was held at New York University’s Stern School of Management.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 559 Views

Book Discussion on Wandering Souls

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11:47:26 AM - 12:01:54 PM
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11:47:26 AM - 12:01:54 PM

Book Discussion on Wandering Souls

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

0 hours, 14 minutes | 564 Views

After Words with Marty Makary

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12:02:58 PM - 1:01:08 PM
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After Words with Marty Makary

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Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Marty Makary talks about his book, Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care, in which he provides an insider’s look at the dangers of a stay in the hospital. He argues that patients are endangered by errors, over-treatment and a closed-door culture that protects medical practitioners first. He discussed his findings and experience with the president of Washington, D.C.'s Sibley Hospital (part of the Johns Hopkins network) Richard Davis.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 2,202 Views

Steven Hahn talked about his book, The Political Worlds of Slavery and Freedom, in which he argued that historians had presented an incomplete picture of African-American emancipation and the struggle for civil rights that followed. This interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 760 Views

Book Discussion on The Spirit of the Law

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1:26:42 PM - 1:45:48 PM
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1:26:42 PM - 1:45:48 PM

Book Discussion on The Spirit of the Law

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Professor Sarah Gordon talked about her book, The Spirit of the Law: Religious Voices and the Constitution in Modern America, in which she presents religious cases in U.S. History that have transformed the laws of the country and illuminated protections afforded to religion in the U.S. Constitution. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 588 Views

Book Discussion on First Cameraman

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1:46:06 PM - 1:48:42 PM
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1:46:06 PM - 1:48:42 PM

Book Discussion on First Cameraman

Interview

Author Arun Chaudhary talked about his book, First Cameraman: Documenting the Obama Presidency in Real Time.
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, 2 minutes | 54 Views

Book Discussion on In Buddha's Company

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1:49:25 PM - 2:00:39 PM
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1:49:25 PM - 2:00:39 PM

Book Discussion on In Buddha's Company

Interview

Richard Ruth was interviewed about his book, In Buddha’s Company: Thai soldiers in the Vietnam War, about the role of Thailand, and particularly the service of Thai soldiers, in the Vietnam War.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 389 Views

Book Discussion on Israel: The Will to Prevail

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2:01:20 PM - 2:55:35 PM
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2:01:20 PM - 2:55:35 PM

Book Discussion on Israel: The Will to Prevail

Public Affairs Event

Danny Danon, deputy speaker of the Knesset and chairman of the World Likud Organization, argued that Israel will never reach its security and foreign policy goals while under the wing of the United States, which he says does not always have Israel’s best interest at heart. He responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 1,103 Views

Book Discussion on The Future of the Jews

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2:55:46 PM - 3:01:44 PM
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2:55:46 PM - 3:01:44 PM

Book Discussion on The Future of the Jews

Interview

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 | 311 Views

Book Discussion on Fortress Israel

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3:03:24 PM - 4:23:36 PM
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Book Discussion on Fortress Israel

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Patrick Tyler talked about his book, Fortress Israel: The Inside Story of the Military Elite Who Run the Country - And Why They Can’t Make Peace, in which he reveals the influence that Israeli military leaders have had in shaping Israeli government policy since the country’s founding. During this event hosted by the New America Foundation in Washington, DC, Mr. Tyler was joined by New America Foundation National Security Studies Program director, Peter Bergen.

1 hours, 20 minutes | 636 Views

After Words with John Corvino and Maggie Gallagher

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4:33:24 PM - 5:29:20 PM

Gay rights advocate John Corvino and conservative columnist Maggie Gallagher engaged in a point/counterpoint discussion of gay marriage where they interviewed each other. Their intended goal was not to win the debate but to raise and clarify as many points of disagreement as possible, explaining not only how they disagree but why. They are the co-authors of the book Debating Same-Sex Marriage.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 2,196 Views

Book Discussion on Into Dust and Fire

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5:30:00 PM - 5:43:54 PM
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Book Discussion on Into Dust and Fire

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Rachel Cox talked about her book, Into Dust and Fire: Five Young Americans Who Went First to Fight the Nazis, in which she writes about her uncle and four other Americans who joined the British in their fight against Nazi Germany before the Americans entered the war. This interview was recorded on the campus of George Mason University.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 194 Views

Book Discussion on The Art of Being Free

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5:48:26 PM - 6:01:23 PM
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Book Discussion on The Art of Being Free

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

0 hours, 12 minutes | 565 Views

Harlow Unger presented a history of the Boston Tea Party, which occurred on December 16, 1773. The author reports that the demonstration against the British collection of import duties was composed “mostly of smugglers and tax evaders” and led by lawyer James Otis, Jr., and brewer Sam Adams. Mr. Unger recounts that the protests spread throughout the country and included assaults against opponents of the protests, which spurred George Washington to declare the protesters vandals. Harlow Unger recalled the Boston Tea Party at Barnes & Noble in New York City. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

0 hours, 50 minutes | 3,544 Views

Book Discussion on Government Bullies

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6:54:19 PM - 6:59:40 PM
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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 | 997 Views

Book Discussion on Of Africa

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7:01:36 PM - 8:06:48 PM
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Book Discussion on Of Africa

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Nigerian Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka talked about his book Of Africa, in which he explores the history of Africa and the challenges facing the continent today. Mr. Soyinka spoke at the Free Library of Philadelphia.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 1,396 Views

John Goodman talked about his book, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis. In the book, he argues that the healthcare system needs to be opened up to market forces and the incentives that are currently driving up costs and making the system less efficient need to be removed. He was interviewed while attending FreedomFest, which was held July 11-14, 2012, in Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 346 Views

Jim Bendat, an inauguration day correspondent for several television networks, talked about his book, Democracy’s Big Day: The Inauguration of Our President, 1789-2013, in which he traced the history of inaugurations going back to 1789. He also responded to questions from the audience. This event, held aboard the Queen Mary, was hosted by the Rotary Club of Long Beach.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 376 Views

Book Discussion on O.O.P.S.

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8:44:18 PM - 8:58:48 PM
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Book Discussion on O.O.P.S.

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Stephen Frantzich discussed his book, O.O.P.S.: Observing Our Politicians Stumble: The Worst Candidate Gaffes and Recoveries in Presidential Campaigns, in which he looks at gaffes made by political candidates and assesses the impact of these mistakes on their campaign. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded at the U.S.Naval Academy.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 396 Views

After Words with Cynthia Lowen

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9:00:17 PM - 9:57:02 PM
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After Words with Cynthia Lowen

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Cynthia Lowen talked about her book Bully: An Action Plan for Teachers and Parents to Combat the Bullying Epidemic in America, which presented personal stories and essays from anti-bullying activists and experts on how to stop the epidemic of bullying in the U.S. Ms. Lowen talked with anti-bullying advocate and the Executive Director of the New York Civil Liberties Union, Donna Lieberman.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 416 Views

Book Discussion on Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

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10:01:00 PM - 10:58:24 PM
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Book Discussion on Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

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Jon Meacham, author of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, recounted the political thinking and career of America’s third president. He examined Jefferson’s relationship with political power and reported that despite his strong beliefs and opposition to confrontation, Jefferson was able to successfully lead the country in a highly partisan political environment. The event was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. Mr. Meacham responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 2,913 Views

Book Discussion on A Wicked War

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10:59:53 PM - 11:50:37 PM
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Book Discussion on A Wicked War

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Amy Greenberg, history and women’s studies professor at Penn State University, talked about her book, A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, in which she recounts the Mexican-American War in 1846. The author talked about President Polk’s decision to go to war and the roles that then Congressman Abraham Lincoln and Henry Clay played in the national debate. Amy Greenberg speaks at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois.

0 hours, 50 minutes | 2,836 Views

Book Discussion on First Cameraman

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11:50:45 PM - 11:53:24 PM
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Book Discussion on First Cameraman

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Author Arun Chaudhary talked about his book, First Cameraman: Documenting the Obama Presidency in Real Time.
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, 2 minutes | 54 Views

After Words with Cynthia Lowen

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12:00:55 AM - 12:57:40 AM
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After Words with Cynthia Lowen

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Cynthia Lowen talked about her book Bully: An Action Plan for Teachers and Parents to Combat the Bullying Epidemic in America, which presented personal stories and essays from anti-bullying activists and experts on how to stop the epidemic of bullying in the U.S. Ms. Lowen talked with anti-bullying advocate and the Executive Director of the New York Civil Liberties Union, Donna Lieberman.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 416 Views

Steven Hahn talked about his book, The Political Worlds of Slavery and Freedom, in which he argued that historians had presented an incomplete picture of African-American emancipation and the struggle for civil rights that followed. This interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 760 Views

Book Discussion on The Spirit of the Law

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1:24:18 AM - 1:43:24 AM
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Book Discussion on The Spirit of the Law

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Professor Sarah Gordon talked about her book, The Spirit of the Law: Religious Voices and the Constitution in Modern America, in which she presents religious cases in U.S. History that have transformed the laws of the country and illuminated protections afforded to religion in the U.S. Constitution. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 588 Views

Book Discussion on Little America

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1:55:28 AM - 1:59:26 AM
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Book Discussion on Little America

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Rajiv Chandrasekaran talked about his book, Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan.
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 | 132 Views

2012 Year in Books

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2012 Year in Books

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Sarah Weinman, news editor for Publishers Marketplace, and Bob Minzesheimer, book reviewer and reporter for USA Today, talked about the notable books, bestsellers, and publishing industry stories of 2012.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 574 Views

After Words with Cynthia Lowen

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3:00:00 AM - 3:56:28 AM
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After Words with Cynthia Lowen

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Cynthia Lowen talked about her book Bully: An Action Plan for Teachers and Parents to Combat the Bullying Epidemic in America, which presented personal stories and essays from anti-bullying activists and experts on how to stop the epidemic of bullying in the U.S. Ms. Lowen talked with anti-bullying advocate and the Executive Director of the New York Civil Liberties Union, Donna Lieberman.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 416 Views

Book Discussion on Where They Stand

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3:57:29 AM - 4:00:10 AM
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Book Discussion on Where They Stand

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Author Robert Merry talked about his book, Where They Stand.
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, 2 minutes | 80 Views

Book Discussion on Back to Blood

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4:00:33 AM - 4:52:08 AM
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Book Discussion on Back to Blood

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

0 hours, 51 minutes | 956 Views

Book Discussion on It’s Even Worse Than It Looks

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4:55:34 AM - 5:00:41 AM
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Book Discussion on It’s Even Worse Than It Looks

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Congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein talked about their book, It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism.
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 | 205 Views

Book Discussion on The Silenced Majority

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5:01:18 AM - 7:10:36 AM

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Book Discussion on The Silenced Majority

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Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan talked about their book, The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope, a collection of pieces covering major news stories of the day. The book chronicles efforts by popular movements and ordinary citizens who have challenged institutions of government and public power, as well as efforts by large corporate media to frame debate on issues.
They spoke at the Fox Tucson Theatre in Tucson, Arizona.

2 hours, 9 minutes | 824 Views

British Debt and Stamp Act of 1765

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6:00:46 AM - 6:58:25 AM
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British Debt and Stamp Act of 1765

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University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by the British government in fighting the Seven Years' War in the 1750s and 60s, and efforts to recoup some of that cost by taxing the American colonies, including the Stamp Act of 1765. That law required that some printed material in the colonies such as legal documents be on paper produced in England and have a revenue stamp. He answered questions from students during the lecture.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 1,203 Views

Q&A with Simon Winchester

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7:00:07 AM - 7:58:19 AM
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Q&A with Simon Winchester

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Simon Winchester talked about his sweeping historical narrative of the Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories. He detailed his recent cross-country replication of the transcontinental motor convoy Dwight Eisenhower volunteered for in 1919 that later prompted President Eisenhower’s interstate highway system proposal. He talked about his career as a reporter, freelance writer and author. He described his July 4, 2011, naturalization ceremony on the deck of the USS Constitution in Boston Harbor. He shared his writing and research habits, along with future projects.
Simon Winchester worked as a foreign correspondent for the Guardian and the Sunday Times of London. He graduated from Oxford with a degree in geology. He has authored over 21 books and lives in the Berkshires in Massachusetts.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 3,450 Views

Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2

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Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2

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Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, toured the Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston.*Established in the year 1660, the Granary Burying Ground is the city’s third oldest cemetery, and the burial site of several notable American Revolutionaries, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 376 Views

President's Home in Photographs and History

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8:31:59 AM - 9:38:02 AM
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President's Home in Photographs and History

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Vicki Goldberg, author of the book The White House: The President’s Home in Photographs and History, shared some of her favorite images of presidents and their families when they lived at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation and Dartmouth College sponsored this event.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 433 Views

Book Discussion on A Nation of Deadbeats

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9:40:35 AM - 10:42:35 AM
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Book Discussion on A Nation of Deadbeats

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Author Scott Nelson discussed his book, A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America’s Financial Disasters, in which he argues that consumer debt has underpinned almost every major financial panic in the nation’s history. In each case, the chain of banks, brokers, moneylenders, and insurance companies that separated borrowers and lenders made it impossible to distinguish good loans from bad. Bound up in this history are stories of national banks funded by smugglers, fistfights in Congress over the gold standard, America’s early dependence on British bankers, and how presidential campaigns were forged in controversies over private debt.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 1,711 Views

Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2

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Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2

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Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, toured the Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston.*Established in the year 1660, the Granary Burying Ground is the city’s third oldest cemetery, and the burial site of several notable American Revolutionaries, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 376 Views

The Albany Institute's Dutch Collections

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The Albany Institute's Dutch Collections

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Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of the Albany Institute. He also talked about pieces from the Institute’s Dutch cultural collection which shows us how early settlers lived, and about Dutch traditions that were brought to the United States.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 188 Views

Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment

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10:59:58 AM - 11:10:36 AM
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Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment

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Following footage of a re-enactment of a river crossing under fire, and urban combat in the city streets, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Battlefield Park Historian Frank O’Reilly talks about the battle of Fredericksburg. To mark the 150th anniversary of the December, 1862 Civil War battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, the city organized a variety of demonstrations.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 1,308 Views

Battle of Fredericksburg

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11:11:12 AM - 12:07:18 PM
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Battle of Fredericksburg

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Author and University of Alabama history professor George Rable talked about the December 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg. He placed the battle in the context of the war, and talked about its effects and impressions on soldiers, civilians, journalists and politicians of the day. Professor Rable was one of the speakers at a Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event co-sponsored by the National Park Service, the Fredericksburg Area Museum, and the University of Mary Washington.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 1,152 Views

Aerial Recon During the Cuban Missile Crisis

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12:09:39 PM - 12:57:33 PM
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Aerial Recon During the Cuban Missile Crisis

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Panelists talked about aerial reconnaissance leading up to and during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. Panelists included military veterans Wayne Whitten, author of Countdown to 13 Days and Beyond, and Ken Jack, co-author of Blue Moon Over Cuba: Aerial Reconnaissance During the Cuban Missile Crisis. The American Veterans Center hosted this panel.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 236 Views

Progressive Era Conservation Movement

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Progressive Era Conservation Movement

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College of William and Mary professor Andrew Fisher talked about the first conservation effort in American history to protect forests from rampant logging and hydraulic mining. During the Progressive Era from 1901 through 1909, President Theodore Roosevelt worked with Gifford Pinchot -- the first Chief of the U.S. Forest Service -- to set aside more than a hundred and fifty million acres of land to be under federal government control. This land was designated for National Parks and responsible logging.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 1,150 Views

The Doolittle Raid

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2:20:19 PM - 3:00:54 PM
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The Doolittle Raid

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World War II veterans who were directly involved in the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, Japan shared their personal accounts. The Doolittle Raid, in April, 1942, was the first air attack by the U.S. on the Japanese Home Islands. The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at their 15th Annual Conference.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 445 Views

Noel Koch Oral History Interview

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3:01:41 PM - 4:16:59 PM
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Noel Koch Oral History Interview

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Noel Koch talked about his work as a speechwriter for former Senator Bob Dole (R-KS). Mr. Koch recalled his political experiences in the Nixon White House and the 1976 Ford-Dole presidential ticket. Topics including meeting President Nixon and Senator Dole’s bear joke.
These are excerpts from a never-before-aired interview in the collection of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. Historian Brien R. Williams conducted this interview on February 20, 2008. The location is not known.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 508 Views

A Tale of Three Constitutions

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A Tale of Three Constitutions

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New York University Law School Professor Burt Neuborne spoke about the “original intentions” and the evolving interpretations of the U.S. Constitution by the Supreme Court. Some argue that the Supreme Court should confine its role to discovering and announcing the “original intentions” of the founders. Others argue that the Constitution’s often ambiguous text should be read as part of a “living constitution,” whose meaning evolves over time as society changes. He answered questions from the audience.

1 hours, 8 minutes | 870 Views

Immigration in the American West

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Immigration in the American West

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Panelists talked about the history of Immigration in the American West. They examined the immigration stories of Asians, Hispanics, Europeans and others, and discuss the reasons why those groups came to America. This event was part of the Western History Association’s 2012 annual conference in Denver.

1 hours, 28 minutes | 373 Views

Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2

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Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2

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Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, toured the Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston.*Established in the year 1660, the Granary Burying Ground is the city’s third oldest cemetery, and the burial site of several notable American Revolutionaries, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 376 Views

President's Home in Photographs and History

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President's Home in Photographs and History

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Vicki Goldberg, author of the book The White House: The President’s Home in Photographs and History, shared some of her favorite images of presidents and their families when they lived at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation and Dartmouth College sponsored this event.

1 hours, 7 minutes | 433 Views

Alexander Hamilton Statue

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Alexander Hamilton Statue

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Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue outside the Treasury Department building in Washington, D.C., of its first secretary, Alexander Hamilton. Topics included the sculptor, James Earle Fraser, and the symbolism of the statue. 
Date 2010.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 474 Views

Book Discussion on A Nation of Deadbeats

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8:40:11 PM - 9:42:10 PM
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Book Discussion on A Nation of Deadbeats

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Author Scott Nelson discussed his book, A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America’s Financial Disasters, in which he argues that consumer debt has underpinned almost every major financial panic in the nation’s history. In each case, the chain of banks, brokers, moneylenders, and insurance companies that separated borrowers and lenders made it impossible to distinguish good loans from bad. Bound up in this history are stories of national banks funded by smugglers, fistfights in Congress over the gold standard, America’s early dependence on British bankers, and how presidential campaigns were forged in controversies over private debt.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 1,711 Views

1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2

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1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2

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During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. 
Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 644 Views

New York State Capitol Building

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New York State Capitol Building

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Barbara R. Maggio, acting director of curatorial and tour services for the New York State Capitol building, talked about the history, art, and architecture of the distinctive structure. She also highlighted the stories of numerous New York governors who have run for, and either won or lost, their races for the U.S. presidency.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 364 Views

Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2

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Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2

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Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, toured the Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston.*Established in the year 1660, the Granary Burying Ground is the city’s third oldest cemetery, and the burial site of several notable American Revolutionaries, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 376 Views

President's Home in Photographs and History

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President's Home in Photographs and History

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Vicki Goldberg, author of the book The White House: The President’s Home in Photographs and History, shared some of her favorite images of presidents and their families when they lived at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation and Dartmouth College sponsored this event.

1 hours, 7 minutes | 433 Views

Book Discussion on A Nation of Deadbeats

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11:40:14 PM - 12:42:13 AM
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Book Discussion on A Nation of Deadbeats

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Author Scott Nelson discussed his book, A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America’s Financial Disasters, in which he argues that consumer debt has underpinned almost every major financial panic in the nation’s history. In each case, the chain of banks, brokers, moneylenders, and insurance companies that separated borrowers and lenders made it impossible to distinguish good loans from bad. Bound up in this history are stories of national banks funded by smugglers, fistfights in Congress over the gold standard, America’s early dependence on British bankers, and how presidential campaigns were forged in controversies over private debt.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 1,711 Views

New York's State Archives

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New York's State Archives

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New York State Archivist Christine Ward talked about several items housed at the New York State Archives, including documents relating to the Constitutional Convention, a copy of the U.S. Constitution, and treason documents of Benedict Arnold.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 175 Views

Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2

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Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2

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Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, toured the Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston.*Established in the year 1660, the Granary Burying Ground is the city’s third oldest cemetery, and the burial site of several notable American Revolutionaries, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 376 Views

Book Discussion on Enemy of the State

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1:00:50 AM - 1:58:12 AM
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Book Discussion on Enemy of the State

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Michael Newton talked about the trial and execution of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. He discussed the trial as a narrative of the Iraqi people by giving the stories of eye witnesses. He also talked about the legal back drop to the trial. He answered questions from the audience.
Michael Newton is the co-author of Enemy of the State: The Trial and Execution of Saddam Hussein, published by St. Martin’s Press.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 529 Views

British Debt and Stamp Act of 1765

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2:00:32 AM - 2:58:11 AM
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British Debt and Stamp Act of 1765

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University of Missouri history professor John Bullion spoke to students about the debt incurred by the British government in fighting the Seven Years' War in the 1750s and 60s, and efforts to recoup some of that cost by taxing the American colonies, including the Stamp Act of 1765. That law required that some printed material in the colonies such as legal documents be on paper produced in England and have a revenue stamp. He answered questions from students during the lecture.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 1,203 Views

Q&A with Simon Winchester

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3:00:30 AM - 3:58:42 AM
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Q&A with Simon Winchester

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Simon Winchester talked about his sweeping historical narrative of the Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories. He detailed his recent cross-country replication of the transcontinental motor convoy Dwight Eisenhower volunteered for in 1919 that later prompted President Eisenhower’s interstate highway system proposal. He talked about his career as a reporter, freelance writer and author. He described his July 4, 2011, naturalization ceremony on the deck of the USS Constitution in Boston Harbor. He shared his writing and research habits, along with future projects.
Simon Winchester worked as a foreign correspondent for the Guardian and the Sunday Times of London. He graduated from Oxford with a degree in geology. He has authored over 21 books and lives in the Berkshires in Massachusetts.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 3,450 Views

Noel Koch Oral History Interview

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4:00:39 AM - 5:15:57 AM
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Noel Koch Oral History Interview

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Noel Koch talked about his work as a speechwriter for former Senator Bob Dole (R-KS). Mr. Koch recalled his political experiences in the Nixon White House and the 1976 Ford-Dole presidential ticket. Topics including meeting President Nixon and Senator Dole’s bear joke.
These are excerpts from a never-before-aired interview in the collection of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. Historian Brien R. Williams conducted this interview on February 20, 2008. The location is not known.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 508 Views

A Tale of Three Constitutions

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5:20:55 AM - 6:29:02 AM

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A Tale of Three Constitutions

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New York University Law School Professor Burt Neuborne spoke about the “original intentions” and the evolving interpretations of the U.S. Constitution by the Supreme Court. Some argue that the Supreme Court should confine its role to discovering and announcing the “original intentions” of the founders. Others argue that the Constitution’s often ambiguous text should be read as part of a “living constitution,” whose meaning evolves over time as society changes. He answered questions from the audience.

1 hours, 8 minutes | 870 Views