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Constitutionalism and China

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5:54:27 AM - 6:58:39 AM
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5:54:27 AM - 6:58:39 AM

Constitutionalism and China

Public Affairs Event

Justice Stephen Breyer talked about China’s judicial shortcomings, and U.S. history and the power of the Constitution. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Constitutionalism and its Significance for China” was a session of the Brookings Institution event “Rule of Law in China: Prospects and Challenges” to launch Professor He Weifang’s book In the Name of Justice: Striving for the Rule of Law in China.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 1,623 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:34 AM - 7:47:19 AM
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7:00:34 AM - 7:47:19 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the latest developments in “fiscal cliff” negotiations. President Obama was scheduled to meet with congressional leaders later in the day.
David Lightman spoke by phone about developments in “fiscal cliff” negotiations. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 106 Views

Fiscal Cliff Deadline

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7:49:52 AM - 8:33:39 AM
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7:49:52 AM - 8:33:39 AM

Fiscal Cliff Deadline

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Damian Paletta talked about developments in “fiscal cliff” negotiations. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 939 Views

Homeownership and the Economy

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8:35:48 AM - 9:15:57 AM
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8:35:48 AM - 9:15:57 AM

Homeownership and the Economy

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Randal O’Toole talked about his book, American Nightmare: How Government Undermines the Dream of Home Ownership, in which he asserts that excessive regulations have caused a decline in the United States' global ranking in homeowership rates. He blames federal, state and local policies for the collapse of the housing industry, rather than the banking industry and other factors. Some of the examples he cited were land use restrictions and permitting processes. Among his comments he said that the “'war on urban sprawl'” was an effort “by the middle class to make war on the working class to reduce working class homeownership rates.” He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 307 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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9:16:00 AM - 9:22:41 AM
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9:16:00 AM - 9:22:41 AM

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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David Lightman talked about the latest developments in “fiscal cliff” negotiations.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 148 Views

Hunger and the Economy

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9:25:20 AM - 10:02:24 AM
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9:25:20 AM - 10:02:24 AM

Hunger and the Economy

Call-In

Alisha Coleman-Jensen and Caroline Ratcliffe talked about access to food in the U.S. and food security issues, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Households that are “food insecure” are unable to provide adequate food for one or more household members due to a lack of resources. Topics include trends in food insecurity, measurement of food security, how poverty and unemployment affect access to food, government programs and policies aimed at bolstering food security, and social ramifications of food insecurity. 
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.

0 hours, 37 minutes | 639 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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10:03:31 AM - 10:08:01 AM
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10:03:31 AM - 10:08:01 AM

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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David Lightman talked about the latest developments in “fiscal cliff” negotiations.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 148 Views

Student Loan Debt

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10:10:02 AM - 11:33:44 AM
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10:10:02 AM - 11:33:44 AM

Student Loan Debt

Public Affairs Event

Mark Kantrowitz and Deanne Loonin talked about the impact of student loan debt on both students and parents. According to a recent ProPublica report, parents were being saddled with student loans they were unable to afford to repay.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 419 Views

Small Business Owners and Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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11:34:48 AM - 11:58:49 AM
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11:34:48 AM - 11:58:49 AM

Small Business Owners and Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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Senator Tom Harkin (D-(IA) and Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) held a rally with small business owners and activists. They urged congressional Republicans to work with Democrats on a solution to avoid “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012.

0 hours, 24 minutes | 647 Views

Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations, Part 1

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11:59:49 AM - 12:01:54 PM
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11:59:49 AM - 12:01:54 PM

Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations, Part 1

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for comments on the status of “fiscal cliff” negotiations to avert impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 59 Views

Republican Senators on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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12:02:18 PM - 12:23:13 PM
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12:02:18 PM - 12:23:13 PM

Republican Senators on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

Tennessee Republican Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander spoke to reporters about “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. Senator Alexander predicted that congressional leaders and President Obama would find a compromise over the weekend. Senator Corker among his comments said the real fiscal cliff was Medicare. He talked about his bill to reduce Medicare spending by $1 trillion as part of a larger budget deal.

0 hours, 20 minutes | 206 Views

Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations, Part 2

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12:23:19 PM - 12:36:13 PM
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12:23:19 PM - 12:36:13 PM

Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations, Part 2

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Telephone lines were open for comments on the status of “fiscal cliff” negotiations to avert impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 61 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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12:36:19 PM - 12:40:49 PM
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12:36:19 PM - 12:40:49 PM

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Call-In

David Lightman talked about the latest developments in “fiscal cliff” negotiations.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 148 Views

History and Future of The New York Times

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12:42:49 PM - 1:49:02 PM
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12:42:49 PM - 1:49:02 PM

History and Future of The New York Times

Public Affairs Event

Daniel Schwarz talked about his book, Endtimes?: Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times, 1999-2009. In his book, Mr. Schwarz explores the inner workings of The Times during a pivotal decade, providing an in-depth history of the paper’s transformation from the age of print into the digital age. His investigation draws on more than 40 one-on-one interviews with Times staff, including the publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., every living executive editor, masthead figures, section editors, and reporters. In his book he concludes of this iconic New York institution in transition that “It is the worst newspaper in the world, except for all the others.” Professor Schwarz responded to questions from members of the audience.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 305 Views

Fiscal Cliff Deadline

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1:50:12 PM - 2:33:01 PM
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1:50:12 PM - 2:33:01 PM

Fiscal Cliff Deadline

Call-In

Damian Paletta talked about developments in “fiscal cliff” negotiations. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 939 Views

Medicare and the Fiscal Cliff

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2:33:31 PM - 2:40:40 PM
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2:33:31 PM - 2:40:40 PM

Medicare and the Fiscal Cliff

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Mary Agnes Carey talked about Medicare and its role in “fiscal cliff” negotiations, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included funding for Medicare; its annual budget; the differences between its A, B, C, and D parts; the impact of the Affordable Care Act (the health care law) on Medicare;and reform proposals for the program.
“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, 7 minutes | 395 Views

Small Business Owners and Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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2:41:52 PM - 2:45:50 PM
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2:41:52 PM - 2:45:50 PM

Small Business Owners and Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Public Affairs Event

Senator Tom Harkin (D-(IA) and Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) held a rally with small business owners and activists. They urged congressional Republicans to work with Democrats on a solution to avoid “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 647 Views

Senate Filibuster Rules

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2:46:08 PM - 2:51:09 PM
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2:46:08 PM - 2:51:09 PM

Senate Filibuster Rules

News Conference

Senators Carl Levin (D-MI) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters about their bipartisan proposal for bypassing filibusters to take up legislation.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 1,235 Views

Small Business Owners and Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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2:51:21 PM - 2:56:43 PM
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2:51:21 PM - 2:56:43 PM

Small Business Owners and Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Public Affairs Event

Senator Tom Harkin (D-(IA) and Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) held a rally with small business owners and activists. They urged congressional Republicans to work with Democrats on a solution to avoid “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 647 Views

Senate Filibuster Rules

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2:57:01 PM - 3:25:17 PM
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2:57:01 PM - 3:25:17 PM

Senate Filibuster Rules

News Conference

Senators Carl Levin (D-MI) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters about their bipartisan proposal for bypassing filibusters to take up legislation.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 1,235 Views

Republican Senators on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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3:26:11 PM - 3:47:37 PM
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3:26:11 PM - 3:47:37 PM

Republican Senators on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

Tennessee Republican Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander spoke to reporters about “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. Senator Alexander predicted that congressional leaders and President Obama would find a compromise over the weekend. Senator Corker among his comments said the real fiscal cliff was Medicare. He talked about his bill to reduce Medicare spending by $1 trillion as part of a larger budget deal.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 206 Views

Congressional Career of Representative Jerry Lewis

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3:51:50 PM - 4:23:58 PM
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3:51:50 PM - 4:23:58 PM

Congressional Career of Representative Jerry Lewis

Interview

Representative Jerry Lewis (R-CA), who was retiring at the close of the 112th Congress, reflected on his 24-year career in the House of Representatives. He had been the chairman and the ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee and was interviewed in House Appropriations Committee Chairman’s office in the U.S. Capitol. He talked about the appropriation process, lobbying, and the value of bipartisanship. Other topics included how the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks changed the operations in the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 87 Views

Congressional Career of Representative Lynn Woolsey

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4:25:01 PM - 4:53:37 PM

Representative Lynn Woolsey (D-CA), who was retiring at the close of the 112th Congress, reflected on her 20-year career in the House of Representatives. She spoke about her time as co-chair of the progressive caucus, calling them the “real Democrats” as well as her opposition to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. She said her biggest mistake was voting for a 2001 resolution authorizing the initial use of force following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. She was interviewed in her office in the Rayburn House Office Building.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 64 Views

Social Security and the Fiscal Cliff

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4:55:01 PM - 5:04:01 PM
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4:55:01 PM - 5:04:01 PM

Social Security and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Stephen Ohlemacher talked about Social Security and its role in negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included cost of living adjustments (COLA), the funding of Social Security and its solvency, and who receives it.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of 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 agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 9 minutes | 1,353 Views

Congressional Career of Senator Ben Nelson

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5:05:29 PM - 5:44:57 PM
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5:05:29 PM - 5:44:57 PM

Congressional Career of Senator Ben Nelson

Interview

Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE), who was retiring at the close of the 112th Congress, reflected on his 12 years in the Senate. Topics included the importance of compromising and his work as a member of the “Gang of 14,” a bi-partisan group of Senators who in 2005 successfully negotiated a deal on approving judicial nominations.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 69 Views

Sequestration and National Security Policy

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5:47:05 PM - 5:50:29 PM
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5:47:05 PM - 5:50:29 PM

Sequestration and National Security Policy

Call-In

Robert Levinson talked about sequestration and the “fiscal cliff,” and how sequestration could affect the defense budget and national security policy. "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. Mr. Levinson also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was the ninth part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 641 Views

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

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5:50:35 PM - 5:58:17 PM
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5:50:35 PM - 5:58:17 PM

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

White House Event

President Obama delivered a statement about “fiscal cliff” negotiations. He spoke from the Brady Press Briefing Room. He talked about options for avoiding the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013, including a possible agreement between Senators Reid (D-NV) and McConnell (R-KY).

0 hours, 7 minutes | 2,294 Views

Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff

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5:58:23 PM - 6:23:42 PM
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5:58:23 PM - 6:23:42 PM

Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s statement on “fiscal cliff” negotiations. During the open phones a Senate highlight of Senators Reid and McConnell debating the “fiscal cliff” was shown. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement

0 hours, 25 minutes | 72 Views

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

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6:23:48 PM - 6:30:02 PM
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6:23:48 PM - 6:30:02 PM

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

White House Event

President Obama delivered a statement about “fiscal cliff” negotiations. He spoke from the Brady Press Briefing Room. He talked about options for avoiding the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013, including a possible agreement between Senators Reid (D-NV) and McConnell (R-KY).

0 hours, 6 minutes | 2,294 Views

Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell on Fiscal Cliff

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6:30:20 PM - 6:33:01 PM
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6:30:20 PM - 6:33:01 PM

Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell on Fiscal Cliff

Senate Highlight

Senate Leaders Harry Reid (D-NV) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke on the Senate floor about their meeting at the White House to discuss the “fiscal cliff” tax increases and budget cuts set to take place in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 216 Views

Homeownership and the Economy

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6:33:32 PM - 7:02:44 PM
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6:33:32 PM - 7:02:44 PM

Homeownership and the Economy

Call-In

Randal O’Toole talked about his book, American Nightmare: How Government Undermines the Dream of Home Ownership, in which he asserts that excessive regulations have caused a decline in the United States' global ranking in homeowership rates. He blames federal, state and local policies for the collapse of the housing industry, rather than the banking industry and other factors. Some of the examples he cited were land use restrictions and permitting processes. Among his comments he said that the “'war on urban sprawl'” was an effort “by the middle class to make war on the working class to reduce working class homeownership rates.” He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 307 Views

Senator Schumer on Hurricane Sandy Relief

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7:02:50 PM - 7:17:08 PM
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7:02:50 PM - 7:17:08 PM

Senator Schumer on Hurricane Sandy Relief

News Conference

Senator Schumer and other Senators from both New York and New Jersey briefed the media on the Hurricane Sandy Response Bill. On Friday, December 28, the Senate approved a $60 billion relief package to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy. Shortly after the vote, New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand talked about what the funding would mean to residents of their region who were impacted by the storm. Senator Schumer urged House Speaker John Boehner to quickly bring the measure to the House floor and says it would be “unconscionable” for the chamber to adjourn without bringing it up for a vote. They also answered questions from the media.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 130 Views

Hunger and the Economy

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7:17:50 PM - 7:52:04 PM
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7:17:50 PM - 7:52:04 PM

Hunger and the Economy

Call-In

Alisha Coleman-Jensen and Caroline Ratcliffe talked about access to food in the U.S. and food security issues, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Households that are “food insecure” are unable to provide adequate food for one or more household members due to a lack of resources. Topics include trends in food insecurity, measurement of food security, how poverty and unemployment affect access to food, government programs and policies aimed at bolstering food security, and social ramifications of food insecurity. 
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 639 Views

Steven Dennis on White House Fiscal Cliff Meeting

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7:58:08 PM - 8:01:26 PM
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7:58:08 PM - 8:01:26 PM

Steven Dennis on White House Fiscal Cliff Meeting

Interview

Steve Dennis was interviewed by phone about President Obama’s meeting at the White House with congressional leaders on averting impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 64 Views

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

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8:01:50 PM - 8:09:32 PM
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8:01:50 PM - 8:09:32 PM

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

White House Event

President Obama delivered a statement about “fiscal cliff” negotiations. He spoke from the Brady Press Briefing Room. He talked about options for avoiding the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013, including a possible agreement between Senators Reid (D-NV) and McConnell (R-KY).

0 hours, 7 minutes | 2,294 Views

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

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8:05:00 PM - 8:11:23 PM
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8:05:00 PM - 8:11:23 PM

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

White House Event

President Obama delivered a statement about “fiscal cliff” negotiations. He spoke from the Brady Press Briefing Room. He talked about options for avoiding the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013, including a possible agreement between Senators Reid (D-NV) and McConnell (R-KY).

0 hours, 6 minutes | 2,294 Views

Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell on Fiscal Cliff

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8:08:31 PM - 8:11:13 PM
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8:08:31 PM - 8:11:13 PM

Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell on Fiscal Cliff

Senate Highlight

Senate Leaders Harry Reid (D-NV) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke on the Senate floor about their meeting at the White House to discuss the “fiscal cliff” tax increases and budget cuts set to take place in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 216 Views

Senate Filibuster Rules

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8:14:31 PM - 8:42:46 PM
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8:14:31 PM - 8:42:46 PM

Senate Filibuster Rules

News Conference

Senators Carl Levin (D-MI) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters about their bipartisan proposal for bypassing filibusters to take up legislation.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 1,235 Views

Senator Schumer on Hurricane Sandy Relief

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8:40:31 PM - 8:54:55 PM
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8:40:31 PM - 8:54:55 PM

Senator Schumer on Hurricane Sandy Relief

News Conference

Senator Schumer and other Senators from both New York and New Jersey briefed the media on the Hurricane Sandy Response Bill. On Friday, December 28, the Senate approved a $60 billion relief package to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy. Shortly after the vote, New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand talked about what the funding would mean to residents of their region who were impacted by the storm. Senator Schumer urged House Speaker John Boehner to quickly bring the measure to the House floor and says it would be “unconscionable” for the chamber to adjourn without bringing it up for a vote. They also answered questions from the media.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 130 Views

Book Discussion on It Doesn't Take A Hero

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8:56:39 PM - 9:52:24 PM
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8:56:39 PM - 9:52:24 PM

Book Discussion on It Doesn't Take A Hero

Booknotes

General Schwarzkopf, chief commander of the coalition forces in the Persian Gulf War, discussed his autobiography It Doesn’t Take A Hero, published by Bantam Books. The general talked about his decisions in the Persian Gulf War, as well as other moments in his long military career, including his experiences in Vietnam.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 2,165 Views

Innovation and the Space Race

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9:55:13 PM - 11:18:55 PM
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9:55:13 PM - 11:18:55 PM

Innovation and the Space Race

Public Affairs Event

Burt Rutan talked about the history of manned spaceflight and contrasted the contemporary space program with the pioneering days of space travel. Mr. Rutan designed “SpaceShipOne,” which launched the era of commercial space travel, and the Voyager aircraft that in 1986 became the first airplane to fly non-stop around the world without refueling.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 3,427 Views

Steven Dennis on White House Fiscal Cliff Meeting

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11:19:21 PM - 11:23:03 PM
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11:19:21 PM - 11:23:03 PM

Steven Dennis on White House Fiscal Cliff Meeting

Interview

Steve Dennis was interviewed by phone about President Obama’s meeting at the White House with congressional leaders on averting impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 64 Views

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

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11:23:40 PM - 11:30:03 PM
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11:23:40 PM - 11:30:03 PM

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

White House Event

President Obama delivered a statement about “fiscal cliff” negotiations. He spoke from the Brady Press Briefing Room. He talked about options for avoiding the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013, including a possible agreement between Senators Reid (D-NV) and McConnell (R-KY).

0 hours, 6 minutes | 2,294 Views

Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell on Fiscal Cliff

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11:30:20 PM - 11:33:04 PM
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11:30:20 PM - 11:33:04 PM

Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell on Fiscal Cliff

Senate Highlight

Senate Leaders Harry Reid (D-NV) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke on the Senate floor about their meeting at the White House to discuss the “fiscal cliff” tax increases and budget cuts set to take place in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 216 Views

Senate Filibuster Rules

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11:34:12 PM - 12:02:27 AM
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11:34:12 PM - 12:02:27 AM

Senate Filibuster Rules

News Conference

Senators Carl Levin (D-MI) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters about their bipartisan proposal for bypassing filibusters to take up legislation.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 1,235 Views

Senator Schumer on Hurricane Sandy Relief

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12:03:23 AM - 12:17:55 AM
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12:03:23 AM - 12:17:55 AM

Senator Schumer on Hurricane Sandy Relief

News Conference

Senator Schumer and other Senators from both New York and New Jersey briefed the media on the Hurricane Sandy Response Bill. On Friday, December 28, the Senate approved a $60 billion relief package to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy. Shortly after the vote, New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand talked about what the funding would mean to residents of their region who were impacted by the storm. Senator Schumer urged House Speaker John Boehner to quickly bring the measure to the House floor and says it would be “unconscionable” for the chamber to adjourn without bringing it up for a vote. They also answered questions from the media.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 130 Views

Book Discussion on It Doesn't Take A Hero

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12:21:14 AM - 1:16:59 AM
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12:21:14 AM - 1:16:59 AM

Book Discussion on It Doesn't Take A Hero

Booknotes

General Schwarzkopf, chief commander of the coalition forces in the Persian Gulf War, discussed his autobiography It Doesn’t Take A Hero, published by Bantam Books. The general talked about his decisions in the Persian Gulf War, as well as other moments in his long military career, including his experiences in Vietnam.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 2,165 Views

Innovation and the Space Race

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1:21:47 AM - 2:45:29 AM
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1:21:47 AM - 2:45:29 AM

Innovation and the Space Race

Public Affairs Event

Burt Rutan talked about the history of manned spaceflight and contrasted the contemporary space program with the pioneering days of space travel. Mr. Rutan designed “SpaceShipOne,” which launched the era of commercial space travel, and the Voyager aircraft that in 1986 became the first airplane to fly non-stop around the world without refueling.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 3,427 Views

NASA Budget and Mission

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2:48:07 AM - 5:20:31 AM
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2:48:07 AM - 5:20:31 AM

NASA Budget and Mission

House Committee

Witnesses testified on NASA’s strategic direction as the Nation faces budgetary challenges. They also reviewed the National Research Council report on NASA’s strategic direction and the need for a national consensus.

2 hours, 32 minutes | 300 Views

Book Discussion on It Doesn't Take A Hero

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5:23:45 AM - 6:19:30 AM

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5:23:45 AM - 6:19:30 AM

Book Discussion on It Doesn't Take A Hero

Booknotes

General Schwarzkopf, chief commander of the coalition forces in the Persian Gulf War, discussed his autobiography It Doesn’t Take A Hero, published by Bantam Books. The general talked about his decisions in the Persian Gulf War, as well as other moments in his long military career, including his experiences in Vietnam.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 2,165 Views

Book Discussion on American Tapestry

In Progress

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5:12:25 AM - 6:23:38 AM
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5:12:25 AM - 6:23:38 AM

Book Discussion on American Tapestry

Public Affairs Event

Rachel Swarns presents a genealogy of first lady Michelle Obama’s family. Ms. Swarns reports that Mrs. Obama’s ancestry is multiracial and is composed of those who fought in the American Revolution and Civil War and blacks who faced Jim Crow laws and relocated from the South to the North in the Great Migration. Ms. Swarns discussed the first lady’s ancestry with Khalil Gibran Muhammad, who showed some slides and also talked about parallels with his own ancestry. Ms. Swarns also responded to questions from members of the audience in the Langston Hughes Auditorium at this “Word Rapport” program of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City.

1 hours, 11 minutes | 1,055 Views

Book Discussion on Barack Obama: The Story

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6:26:13 AM - 8:04:49 AM
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6:26:13 AM - 8:04:49 AM

Book Discussion on Barack Obama: The Story

Call-In

Author David Maraniss talked about his tenth book, Barack Obama; The Story. For this project, the Washington Post associate editor and Pulitzer Prize-winner traveled across the world including to Kansas, Indonesia, Kenya, Los Angeles, Hawaii, New York, and Chicago. David Maraniss spoke with relatives of President Obama in Kenya and discovered the president’s African ancestral history on the shores of Lake Victoria. He toured the houses where young Barry Obama lived in Indonesia and found the Kansas family homes and sites where his mother’s family began. Exclusive video and pictures from Kenya, Indonesia, Kansas and Hawaii were shown. Book TV traveled to Kenya with David Maraniss in January 2010 to document his African research trip. Mr. Maraniss spent four years researching and writing the book, which would be released Tuesday, June 19, 2012. After the presentation, Mr. Maraniss responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including video questions. A video clip of a November 23, 2004, talk by then Senator-Elect Obama was also shown.

1 hours, 38 minutes | 3,449 Views

Book Discussion on The Amateur

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8:05:59 AM - 8:44:04 AM
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8:05:59 AM - 8:44:04 AM

Book Discussion on The Amateur

Interview

Edward Klein talked about his book, The Amateur, which takes a critical look at President Obama before and after he reached the White House. He was interviewed while attending FreedomFest, which was held July 11-14, 2012, in Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 1,427 Views

Senate Leaders McConnell and Reid Fiscal Cliff Debate

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8:45:32 AM - 9:00:14 AM
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8:45:32 AM - 9:00:14 AM

Senate Leaders McConnell and Reid Fiscal Cliff Debate

Senate Highlight

Minority Leader McConnell and Majority Leader Reid debated about the impasse regarding reaching a deal to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then.*Senator McConnell mentioned a telephone call that President Obama made to him from Hawaii.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 159 Views

Senate Session, Part 1

LIVE

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9:00:26 AM - 12:44:07 PM
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9:00:26 AM - 12:44:07 PM

Senate Session, Part 1

Senate Proceeding

The Senate convened for a legislative session and resumed consideration of H.R.5949, the FISA bill.
Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of H.R.1, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill.

3 hours, 43 minutes | 351 Views

Congressional Career of Senator Ben Nelson

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12:44:18 PM - 1:23:48 PM
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12:44:18 PM - 1:23:48 PM

Congressional Career of Senator Ben Nelson

Interview

Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE), who was retiring at the close of the 112th Congress, reflected on his 12 years in the Senate. Topics included the importance of compromising and his work as a member of the “Gang of 14,” a bi-partisan group of Senators who in 2005 successfully negotiated a deal on approving judicial nominations.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 69 Views

Small Business Owners and Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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1:24:27 PM - 1:48:29 PM
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1:24:27 PM - 1:48:29 PM

Small Business Owners and Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Public Affairs Event

Senator Tom Harkin (D-(IA) and Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) held a rally with small business owners and activists. They urged congressional Republicans to work with Democrats on a solution to avoid “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012.

0 hours, 24 minutes | 647 Views

Republican Senators on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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1:49:42 PM - 2:01:19 PM
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1:49:42 PM - 2:01:19 PM

Republican Senators on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

Tennessee Republican Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander spoke to reporters about “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. Senator Alexander predicted that congressional leaders and President Obama would find a compromise over the weekend. Senator Corker among his comments said the real fiscal cliff was Medicare. He talked about his bill to reduce Medicare spending by $1 trillion as part of a larger budget deal.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 206 Views

Senate Session, Part 2

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2:01:30 PM - 7:51:46 PM
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2:01:30 PM - 7:51:46 PM

Senate Session, Part 2

Senate Proceeding

The Senate convened for a legislative session and resumed consideration of H.R.5949, the FISA bill. 
Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of H.R.1, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill.

5 hours, 50 minutes | 320 Views

Book Discussion on Do Not Ask What Good We Do

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7:53:52 PM - 8:31:43 PM
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7:53:52 PM - 8:31:43 PM

Book Discussion on Do Not Ask What Good We Do

Public Affairs Event

Author Robert Draper talked about his book, Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the U.S. House of Representatives, in which he discusses how the 112th Congress could drop to a 9 percent approval rating. He responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 37 minutes | 1,172 Views

Shooting from the Lip: Book Party

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8:39:38 PM - 9:25:31 PM
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8:39:38 PM - 9:25:31 PM

Shooting from the Lip: Book Party

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A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling with the guests. Then Mr. Hardy, Senator Simpson’s former press secretary and chief of staff, talked about writing the book and the total access that he had to Senator Simpson’s papers. Senator Simpson also talked about the book and about his life. He told stories about the author, the late Senator Ted Kennedy, and about some of the guests, including former Vice President and Mrs. Cheney, former Secretary Mineta, Librarian of Congress Billington, and Representative Dingell.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 767 Views

Book Discussion on Across That Bridge

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9:26:50 PM - 9:54:45 PM
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9:26:50 PM - 9:54:45 PM

Book Discussion on Across That Bridge

Interview

From the 12th annual National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC, Congressman John Lewis discussed his book, Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 224 Views

Book Discussion on It's Even Worse Than It Looks

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9:56:13 PM - 11:15:48 PM
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9:56:13 PM - 11:15:48 PM

Book Discussion on It's Even Worse Than It Looks

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In their new book, congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein examine partisan politics in the U.S. government. The authors contend that the level of “hyperpartisanship” has resulted in a dysfunctional political process that is marked by adherence to political party platforms above all other costs. Mr. Mann and Mr. Ornstein offer several solutions to the stalemate, from expanding the voting public and promoting an active public and vigilant media to reforming the election process. They were joined in a discussion, moderated by E.J. Dionne. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience at this Brookings Institution event, “America’s Dysfunctional Politics: Why Now? What Can We Do About It?”

1 hours, 19 minutes | 4,390 Views

Book Discussion on Do Not Ask What Good We Do

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11:17:09 PM - 12:01:49 AM
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11:17:09 PM - 12:01:49 AM

Book Discussion on Do Not Ask What Good We Do

Public Affairs Event

Author Robert Draper talked about his book, Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the U.S. House of Representatives, in which he discusses how the 112th Congress could drop to a 9 percent approval rating. He responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 1,172 Views

Shooting from the Lip: Book Party

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12:03:29 AM - 12:49:22 AM
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12:03:29 AM - 12:49:22 AM

Shooting from the Lip: Book Party

Public Affairs Event

A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling with the guests. Then Mr. Hardy, Senator Simpson’s former press secretary and chief of staff, talked about writing the book and the total access that he had to Senator Simpson’s papers. Senator Simpson also talked about the book and about his life. He told stories about the author, the late Senator Ted Kennedy, and about some of the guests, including former Vice President and Mrs. Cheney, former Secretary Mineta, Librarian of Congress Billington, and Representative Dingell.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 767 Views

Book Discussion on Across That Bridge

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12:50:41 AM - 1:18:36 AM
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12:50:41 AM - 1:18:36 AM

Book Discussion on Across That Bridge

Interview

From the 12th annual National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC, Congressman John Lewis discussed his book, Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 224 Views

Book Discussion on It's Even Worse Than It Looks

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1:20:17 AM - 2:39:52 AM
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1:20:17 AM - 2:39:52 AM

Book Discussion on It's Even Worse Than It Looks

Public Affairs Event

In their new book, congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein examine partisan politics in the U.S. government. The authors contend that the level of “hyperpartisanship” has resulted in a dysfunctional political process that is marked by adherence to political party platforms above all other costs. Mr. Mann and Mr. Ornstein offer several solutions to the stalemate, from expanding the voting public and promoting an active public and vigilant media to reforming the election process. They were joined in a discussion, moderated by E.J. Dionne. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience at this Brookings Institution event, “America’s Dysfunctional Politics: Why Now? What Can We Do About It?”

1 hours, 19 minutes | 4,390 Views

Book Discussion on Do Not Ask What Good We Do

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2:41:13 AM - 3:25:53 AM
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2:41:13 AM - 3:25:53 AM

Book Discussion on Do Not Ask What Good We Do

Public Affairs Event

Author Robert Draper talked about his book, Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the U.S. House of Representatives, in which he discusses how the 112th Congress could drop to a 9 percent approval rating. He responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 1,172 Views

Shooting from the Lip: Book Party

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3:27:33 AM - 4:13:26 AM
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3:27:33 AM - 4:13:26 AM

Shooting from the Lip: Book Party

Public Affairs Event

A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling with the guests. Then Mr. Hardy, Senator Simpson’s former press secretary and chief of staff, talked about writing the book and the total access that he had to Senator Simpson’s papers. Senator Simpson also talked about the book and about his life. He told stories about the author, the late Senator Ted Kennedy, and about some of the guests, including former Vice President and Mrs. Cheney, former Secretary Mineta, Librarian of Congress Billington, and Representative Dingell.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 767 Views

Book Discussion on Across That Bridge

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4:14:45 AM - 4:42:40 AM
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4:14:45 AM - 4:42:40 AM

Book Discussion on Across That Bridge

Interview

From the 12th annual National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC, Congressman John Lewis discussed his book, Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 224 Views

Book Discussion on It's Even Worse Than It Looks

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4:44:21 AM - 6:03:56 AM

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4:44:21 AM - 6:03:56 AM

Book Discussion on It's Even Worse Than It Looks

Public Affairs Event

In their new book, congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein examine partisan politics in the U.S. government. The authors contend that the level of “hyperpartisanship” has resulted in a dysfunctional political process that is marked by adherence to political party platforms above all other costs. Mr. Mann and Mr. Ornstein offer several solutions to the stalemate, from expanding the voting public and promoting an active public and vigilant media to reforming the election process. They were joined in a discussion, moderated by E.J. Dionne. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience at this Brookings Institution event, “America’s Dysfunctional Politics: Why Now? What Can We Do About It?”

1 hours, 19 minutes | 4,390 Views

Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2

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5:32:26 AM - 6:02:11 AM
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Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2

Vignette

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 | 383 Views

1930s-40s Color Photographs

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6:03:43 AM - 6:33:02 AM
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1930s-40s Color Photographs

Vignette

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, 29 minutes | 904 Views

1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2

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6:34:33 AM - 7:03:00 AM
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6:34:33 AM - 7:03:00 AM

1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2

Vignette

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, 28 minutes | 658 Views

Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion

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7:03:47 AM - 8:01:46 AM
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Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion

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This is a tour of the 1892 mansion of Captain Frederick Pabst in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The sea captain not only founded the world famous Pabst Brewery, he was a philanthropist and real estate developer and had a great influence on the growth of this Midwestern city on Lake Michigan. Historian John Eastberg showed us examples of craftsmanship, original furnishings and art which teach us about Pabst’s German heritage, Milwaukee’s history, and America’s Gilded Age.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 657 Views

Boston's Granary Burying Ground

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8:04:01 AM - 8:32:42 AM
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8:04:01 AM - 8:32:42 AM

Boston's Granary Burying Ground

Vignette

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. This is part one of two of the program.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 993 Views

Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2

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8:33:19 AM - 9:03:04 AM
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Boston's Granary Burying Ground - Part 2

Vignette

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 | 383 Views

1930s-40s Color Photographs

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9:04:36 AM - 9:33:55 AM
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9:04:36 AM - 9:33:55 AM

1930s-40s Color Photographs

Vignette

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, 29 minutes | 904 Views

1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2

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9:35:26 AM - 10:03:53 AM
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9:35:26 AM - 10:03:53 AM

1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2

Vignette

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, 28 minutes | 658 Views

Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion

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10:04:40 AM - 11:02:39 AM
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10:04:40 AM - 11:02:39 AM

Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion

Vignette

This is a tour of the 1892 mansion of Captain Frederick Pabst in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The sea captain not only founded the world famous Pabst Brewery, he was a philanthropist and real estate developer and had a great influence on the growth of this Midwestern city on Lake Michigan. Historian John Eastberg showed us examples of craftsmanship, original furnishings and art which teach us about Pabst’s German heritage, Milwaukee’s history, and America’s Gilded Age.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 657 Views

Chinese Global Power and Maritime Strategy

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11:05:30 AM - 12:20:22 PM
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11:05:30 AM - 12:20:22 PM

Chinese Global Power and Maritime Strategy

Public Affairs Event

Panelists discussed on China’s emerging global power and maritime strategy. Topics included its territorial disputes with Japan involving energy reserves in the East China Sea, cyber security, and international diplomacy. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Steve Clemons moderated.
“Mischief or Miscalculation? China and the Rise of Confusion-ism” 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, 14 minutes | 434 Views

Challenges of the Government Workforce

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12:21:01 PM - 1:30:20 PM
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12:21:01 PM - 1:30:20 PM

Challenges of the Government Workforce

Public Affairs Event

Hal Rainey talked about the challenges, opportunities, and threats facing the U.S. government workforce and compared the public and private sector. Because of bad press and attitudes towards the bureaucratic section of the government Professor Rainey called public servants “knights in fragile armor” that are not fully protected from constant criticism. This, and low pay, are among the factors making it hard to attract good people to public service. Professor Rainey warned that institutional knowledge would be lost with the imminent retirement of a large portion of senior management. He used PowerPoint during his presentation and responded to questions from students in the Jesse Wrench Auditorium.
“Knights in Fragile Armor: The Crucial but Threatened Character of Public and Governmental Service in the United States and the Symbiosis of Freedom” was part of the Monroe-Paine Distinguished Lecture Series of the Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 218 Views

NFL Human Growth Hormone Testing

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1:30:59 PM - 3:17:36 PM
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1:30:59 PM - 3:17:36 PM

NFL Human Growth Hormone Testing

House Committee

Scientists, doctors, and former players testified on human growth hormone (HGH) testing in the National Football League (NFL), and the science behind human performance drugs and the health risks. They told the committee that HGH testing was reliable and should begin immediately in the NFL. Hall of Fame linebacker Dick Butkus praised the NFL Players Association for agreeing to the testing in 2011, but said “now let’s get on with it,” referring to the process which had been held up in part by the association’s concerns over the method of testing.

1 hours, 46 minutes | 742 Views

Syrian Transition After Assad Regime

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3:19:46 PM - 4:23:04 PM
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3:19:46 PM - 4:23:04 PM

Syrian Transition After Assad Regime

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the civil war in Syria and the potential for the Assad regime to fall. The Institute for the Study of War’s Joseph Holliday said the fall of the Assad regime will not be a collapse but a slow decline today/Tuesday at a panel discussion on the future of Syria after Assad. He was joined in the discussion by the Stimson Center’s Mona Yacoubian. Both agreed that If the Assad Regime falls, it could lead to less stability in the region. 
Syria’s civil war began as an uprising in March 2011 with peaceful protests but turned into a civil war after the government’s crackdown on dissent.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 223 Views

Global Counterterrorism

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4:23:43 PM - 5:48:33 PM
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4:23:43 PM - 5:48:33 PM

Global Counterterrorism

Public Affairs Event

Daniel Benjamin and Bruce Riedel talked about U.S. counterterrorism efforts, including complicated relations with Pakistan, the use of drones by U.S., and al-Qaida’s influence internationally. The Brookings Institution hosted the event.

1 hours, 24 minutes | 205 Views

Federal Government Modernization

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5:49:56 PM - 6:53:58 PM
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5:49:56 PM - 6:53:58 PM

Federal Government Modernization

Public Affairs Event

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation hosted a forum on the E-Government Act, intended to improve government productivity, services, and public access through use of information technology systems and the Web. Panelists in the first session talked about successes and challenges of the act ten years after its passage. Participants in the second discussion focused on upcoming decade and ways the government might continue to modernize.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 459 Views

Federal Government Modernization

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6:53:58 PM - 8:00:00 PM
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Federal Government Modernization

Public Affairs Event

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation hosted a forum on the E-Government Act, intended to improve government productivity, services, and public access through use of information technology systems and the Web. Panelists in the first session talked about successes and challenges of the act ten years after its passage. Participants in the second discussion focused on upcoming decade and ways the government might continue to modernize.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 459 Views

Military Executions in Stonewall Jackson's Command

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8:00:57 PM - 9:07:20 PM
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8:00:57 PM - 9:07:20 PM

Military Executions in Stonewall Jackson's Command

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

1 hours, 6 minutes | 1,322 Views

Civil War Blogging

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9:09:18 PM - 10:28:19 PM
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9:09:18 PM - 10:28:19 PM

Civil War Blogging

Public Affairs Event

History writers and Internet journalists talked about online debate on Civil War history and their role in fostering conversation about the Civil War. Topics included academic credibility and accuracy, online interactions with readers, the Internet as a tool for public education, and challenges facing researchers writing for Internet audiences. They responded to questions from the audience. 
“Civil War Blogging” was a panel of the 2012 Civil War Institute Summer Conference at Gettysburg College.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 717 Views

Mark Grimsley's The Hard Hand of War

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10:30:35 PM - 11:40:30 PM
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10:30:35 PM - 11:40:30 PM

Mark Grimsley's The Hard Hand of War

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Panelists discussed Mark Grimsley’s book, The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy Toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865, which was the featured book of the 2012 Civil War Institute Summer Conference at Gettysburg College. He responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 1,251 Views

Military Executions in Stonewall Jackson's Command

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11:42:31 PM - 12:48:54 AM
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11:42:31 PM - 12:48:54 AM

Military Executions in Stonewall Jackson's Command

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

1 hours, 6 minutes | 1,322 Views

Civil War Blogging

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12:50:51 AM - 2:09:52 AM
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12:50:51 AM - 2:09:52 AM

Civil War Blogging

Public Affairs Event

History writers and Internet journalists talked about online debate on Civil War history and their role in fostering conversation about the Civil War. Topics included academic credibility and accuracy, online interactions with readers, the Internet as a tool for public education, and challenges facing researchers writing for Internet audiences. They responded to questions from the audience. 
“Civil War Blogging” was a panel of the 2012 Civil War Institute Summer Conference at Gettysburg College.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 717 Views

Mark Grimsley's The Hard Hand of War

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2:12:06 AM - 3:22:01 AM
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2:12:06 AM - 3:22:01 AM

Mark Grimsley's The Hard Hand of War

Public Affairs Event

Panelists discussed Mark Grimsley’s book, The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy Toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865, which was the featured book of the 2012 Civil War Institute Summer Conference at Gettysburg College. He responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 1,251 Views

Military Executions in Stonewall Jackson's Command

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3:24:02 AM - 4:30:25 AM
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3:24:02 AM - 4:30:25 AM

Military Executions in Stonewall Jackson's Command

Public Affairs Event

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

1 hours, 6 minutes | 1,322 Views

Civil War Blogging

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4:32:23 AM - 5:51:24 AM
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4:32:23 AM - 5:51:24 AM

Civil War Blogging

Public Affairs Event

History writers and Internet journalists talked about online debate on Civil War history and their role in fostering conversation about the Civil War. Topics included academic credibility and accuracy, online interactions with readers, the Internet as a tool for public education, and challenges facing researchers writing for Internet audiences. They responded to questions from the audience. 
“Civil War Blogging” was a panel of the 2012 Civil War Institute Summer Conference at Gettysburg College.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 717 Views

Mark Grimsley's The Hard Hand of War

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5:53:38 AM - 7:03:33 AM

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5:53:38 AM - 7:03:33 AM

Mark Grimsley's The Hard Hand of War

Public Affairs Event

Panelists discussed Mark Grimsley’s book, The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy Toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865, which was the featured book of the 2012 Civil War Institute Summer Conference at Gettysburg College. He responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 1,251 Views