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Debate on Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill

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5:41:52 AM - 6:35:21 AM
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Debate on Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill

House Highlight

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives debated the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 134 Views

Hurricane Sandy Flood Relief

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6:35:48 AM - 6:57:31 AM
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Hurricane Sandy Flood Relief

News Conference

New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke to reporters about House passage of a bill providing $9.7 billion to cover flood insurance flood claims filed by individuals whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The Senate then passed the legislation by unanimous consent. Speaker John Boehner adjourned the House of Representatives without taking up the $60 billion relief bill the Senate passed the previous week.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 369 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:31 AM - 7:49:55 AM
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Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Are you worried or optimistic about the economy in 2013?”

0 hours, 49 minutes | 84 Views

Automobile Sales and U.S. Economy

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7:51:58 AM - 8:31:37 AM
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Automobile Sales and U.S. Economy

Call-In

Justin Hyde talked about the contributing factors to the automobile sales numbers in 2012 and the influence of car sales on the economy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also discussed the influence of federal policy on the auto industry.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 263 Views

Hurricane Sandy Disaster Assistance

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8:33:48 AM - 9:16:32 AM
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Hurricane Sandy Disaster Assistance

Call-In

Stephen Ellis talked about the billed passed by Congress providing disaster relief for flood victims of Hurricane Sandy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The Senate initially passed a bill providing $60 billion in funds, but the House agreed to pass only $9.7 billion. Topics included goals of the relief funding, and potential issues with the funds and their application. Mr. Ellis' Taxpayers for Common Sense compiled a list of funding that was added to the Senate bill that was not specific to Hurricane Sandy.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 512 Views

Food and Commerce

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9:19:26 AM - 10:00:48 AM
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Food and Commerce

Call-In

Author Frederick Kaufman talked his book, Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food, on the influence of the financial industry, large food corporation, and federal policy on food as a form of commerce. He argued rising food prices around the world resulted from food being packaged and sold as a commodity on international trading markets. Mr. Kaufman also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 1,100 Views

Health Care, Insurance and Medicare

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10:01:08 AM - 10:58:17 AM
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Health Care, Insurance and Medicare

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Bruce Broussard spoke about health care, insurance, and Medicare. Topics included the Affordable Care Act (the health care law), new approaches to integrating delivery systems, the benefits of healthy lifestyles, and how health care could help reduce national debt . Among his comments he said the $750 billion per year was wasted on health care. After his speech he answered questions from audience members.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 247 Views

Global Slavery

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11:00:00 AM - 12:32:49 PM
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Global Slavery

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Siddharth Kara, a fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, talked about modern day slavery and human trafficking. Topics included slavery’s history and evolution, Mr. Kara’s experiences traveling around the world, and the forces contributing to contemporary global slave practices. He also commented on what the future holds and what individuals and groups can do to combat slavery. Mr. Kara is the author of two books on the subject, Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery and Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia. This event was part of an annual international conference hosted by Yale University.

1 hours, 32 minutes | 331 Views

Defining Slavery

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12:33:04 PM - 2:18:17 PM
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Defining Slavery

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A panel of professors and authors talked about the legal, economic, academic and policy frameworks that help define modern day slavery and human trafficking. This forum was part of an annual international conference hosted by Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition.

1 hours, 45 minutes | 306 Views

Weekly Presidential Address

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2:21:21 PM - 2:24:46 PM
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Weekly Presidential Address

White House Event

President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He talked about the bipartisan agreement that Congress reached this week which prevented a middle-class tax hike, congratulated the newly sworn-in Members of Congress, and said he looked forward to working with the new Congress in the new year to “cut spending and raise revenue in a manner that reduces our deficit and protects the middle class.”

0 hours, 3 minutes | 632 Views

Weekly Republican Address

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2:24:55 PM - 2:28:27 PM
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2:24:55 PM - 2:28:27 PM

Weekly Republican Address

Public Affairs Event

Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. He said that the nation’s “spending problem is getting worse, not better” and called for cutting spending and reforming the tax code to boost the economy. Representative Camp is chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 254 Views

Automobile Sales and U.S. Economy

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2:28:33 PM - 3:06:49 PM
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Automobile Sales and U.S. Economy

Call-In

Justin Hyde talked about the contributing factors to the automobile sales numbers in 2012 and the influence of car sales on the economy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also discussed the influence of federal policy on the auto industry.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 263 Views

Hurricane Sandy Disaster Assistance

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3:08:14 PM - 3:50:31 PM
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Hurricane Sandy Disaster Assistance

Call-In

Stephen Ellis talked about the billed passed by Congress providing disaster relief for flood victims of Hurricane Sandy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The Senate initially passed a bill providing $60 billion in funds, but the House agreed to pass only $9.7 billion. Topics included goals of the relief funding, and potential issues with the funds and their application. Mr. Ellis' Taxpayers for Common Sense compiled a list of funding that was added to the Senate bill that was not specific to Hurricane Sandy.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 512 Views

Emerging Economies in 2013

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3:52:12 PM - 4:27:57 PM
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Emerging Economies in 2013

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Panelists talked about emerging economies such as China and India in comparison to the U.S. New York University professor and author of White Man’s Burden William Easterly debated economist Dambisa Moyo, author of New York Times bestseller Winner Take All. Professor Easterly argued China is on a decline and that countries cannot have continued growth without a democratic system. Ms. Moyo disagreed with him, saying 2013 is about emerging economies, since they have no debt holding them back and many produce their own goods. The Economist's Zanny Minton Beddoes moderated. This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

0 hours, 35 minutes | 244 Views

Health Care in 2013

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4:30:10 PM - 4:58:50 PM
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Health Care in 2013

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the technology innovations in the health care industry. Topics included advances in the fields of genomics, robotics, and aviation. They also discussed the increasing connectivity of patients with their doctors using health care data. 
This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 201 Views

Energy Policy in 2013

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4:59:59 PM - 5:30:14 PM
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Energy Policy in 2013

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the future of energy policy and U.S. energy independence. The presidents of the Shell Oil Company, the Environmental Defense Fund and former EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman talked about renewable sources, the use of hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and gas, the impact of climate change and the potential for a carbon tax. This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 115 Views

Data Sharing in 2013

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5:31:33 PM - 5:55:59 PM
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Data Sharing in 2013

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the opportunities and challenges of data analysis. Some of the topics they discussed included ways that data was being used to help save lives, such as evacuations in portions of New York City during Hurricane Sandy, and challenges of privacy concerns. 
This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

0 hours, 24 minutes | 125 Views

Cyber Threats in 2013

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5:57:47 PM - 6:19:10 PM
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Cyber Threats in 2013

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Former National Security Council counterterrorism adviser Richard Clarke talked about Chinese cyber espionage and the U.S. vulnerabilities to a possible Iranian cyber attack. He spoke in New York City at a forum of the World in 2013 Festival hosted by The Economist magazine. 
This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 281 Views

Weekly Presidential Address

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6:21:33 PM - 6:24:58 PM
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Weekly Presidential Address

White House Event

President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He talked about the bipartisan agreement that Congress reached this week which prevented a middle-class tax hike, congratulated the newly sworn-in Members of Congress, and said he looked forward to working with the new Congress in the new year to “cut spending and raise revenue in a manner that reduces our deficit and protects the middle class.”

0 hours, 3 minutes | 632 Views

Weekly Republican Address

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6:24:58 PM - 6:28:30 PM
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6:24:58 PM - 6:28:30 PM

Weekly Republican Address

Public Affairs Event

Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. He said that the nation’s “spending problem is getting worse, not better” and called for cutting spending and reforming the tax code to boost the economy. Representative Camp is chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 254 Views

Telecommunicatons Issues in 2013

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6:30:33 PM - 6:57:58 PM
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Telecommunicatons Issues in 2013

Interview

Technology correspondents Eliza Krigman, Gautham Nagesh, and Brendan Sasso talked about major technology and telecommunications issues expected in Congress and Federal Communications Commission policy in 2013.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 306 Views

Cyber and Drone Warfare

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7:00:13 PM - 7:58:55 PM
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Cyber and Drone Warfare

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about drones and cyber attacks as tools of modern warfare, including the ability to find the source of cyber attacks and the rules of engagement for unmanned aerial drones. Speakers included NATO Commander Jean Paul Palomeros and Elisa Massimino of the group Human Rights First.
This 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.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 248 Views

Iran's Nuclear Ambitions

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8:00:42 PM - 9:38:04 PM
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Iran's Nuclear Ambitions

International Telecasts

Panelists debated how the world should respond to Iran’s nuclear program. Topics included the U.S. and Israeli positions in the Middle East, the consequences of launching a war against Iran, and Iran’s influence in the region. After opening statements the panelists cross-examined each other. The audience in the hall voted on the question before and after the debate. 
Amos Yadlin and Charles Krauthammer argued in favor of the question, Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions: Be It Resolved the World Cannot Tolerate an Iran with Nuclear Weapons Capability. Fareed Zakaria and Vali Nasr argued against. The tenth semi-annual Munk Debate was held at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. The program opened with a video montage of past debates. Henry Kissinger and George Mitchell participated by video messages recorded the previous week.

1 hours, 37 minutes | 1,011 Views

Book Discussion on The Influencing Machine

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9:40:59 PM - 11:01:54 PM
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Book Discussion on The Influencing Machine

Public Affairs Event

Brooke Gladstone, host of the National Public Radio show On the Media, talked about her book on the history and influence of the media, The Influencing Machine. She spoke with Fordham University Media Affairs Professor Brian Rose. The event was sponsored by the Center for Communication, and took place at the New York Institute of Technology.

1 hours, 20 minutes | 229 Views

Weekly Presidential Address

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11:02:16 PM - 11:05:41 PM
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Weekly Presidential Address

White House Event

President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He talked about the bipartisan agreement that Congress reached this week which prevented a middle-class tax hike, congratulated the newly sworn-in Members of Congress, and said he looked forward to working with the new Congress in the new year to “cut spending and raise revenue in a manner that reduces our deficit and protects the middle class.”

0 hours, 3 minutes | 632 Views

Weekly Republican Address

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11:05:41 PM - 11:09:13 PM
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11:05:41 PM - 11:09:13 PM

Weekly Republican Address

Public Affairs Event

Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. He said that the nation’s “spending problem is getting worse, not better” and called for cutting spending and reforming the tax code to boost the economy. Representative Camp is chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 254 Views

Iran's Nuclear Ambitions

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11:11:39 PM - 12:49:01 AM
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Iran's Nuclear Ambitions

International Telecasts

Panelists debated how the world should respond to Iran’s nuclear program. Topics included the U.S. and Israeli positions in the Middle East, the consequences of launching a war against Iran, and Iran’s influence in the region. After opening statements the panelists cross-examined each other. The audience in the hall voted on the question before and after the debate. 
Amos Yadlin and Charles Krauthammer argued in favor of the question, Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions: Be It Resolved the World Cannot Tolerate an Iran with Nuclear Weapons Capability. Fareed Zakaria and Vali Nasr argued against. The tenth semi-annual Munk Debate was held at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. The program opened with a video montage of past debates. Henry Kissinger and George Mitchell participated by video messages recorded the previous week.

1 hours, 37 minutes | 1,011 Views

Book Discussion on The Influencing Machine

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12:51:57 AM - 2:12:52 AM
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Book Discussion on The Influencing Machine

Public Affairs Event

Brooke Gladstone, host of the National Public Radio show On the Media, talked about her book on the history and influence of the media, The Influencing Machine. She spoke with Fordham University Media Affairs Professor Brian Rose. The event was sponsored by the Center for Communication, and took place at the New York Institute of Technology.

1 hours, 20 minutes | 229 Views

Weekly Presidential Address

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2:13:14 AM - 2:16:39 AM
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Weekly Presidential Address

White House Event

President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He talked about the bipartisan agreement that Congress reached this week which prevented a middle-class tax hike, congratulated the newly sworn-in Members of Congress, and said he looked forward to working with the new Congress in the new year to “cut spending and raise revenue in a manner that reduces our deficit and protects the middle class.”

0 hours, 3 minutes | 632 Views

Weekly Republican Address

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2:16:39 AM - 2:20:11 AM
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2:16:39 AM - 2:20:11 AM

Weekly Republican Address

Public Affairs Event

Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. He said that the nation’s “spending problem is getting worse, not better” and called for cutting spending and reforming the tax code to boost the economy. Representative Camp is chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 254 Views

British Policy on Arms Exports Controls

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2:22:48 AM - 3:30:27 AM
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British Policy on Arms Exports Controls

International Telecasts

British Foreign Secretary William Hague testified on arms export controls before the British Committees on Arms Export Controls. The committee examined a range of issues, including the government’s policy on strategic exports and the licensing of arms exports and other goods. The foreign secretary was asked to update the committee on several issues including the United Kingdom’s arms export policy with Syria and Israel and the implications of the European Union arms embargo on United Kingdom policy. Topics included the possibility of the United States joining in arms control treaties and the use of U.S. use of drones. He was joined by the head of Arms Export Policy Department within the British Foreign Commonwealth Office.

1 hours, 7 minutes | 180 Views

Automobile Sales and U.S. Economy

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3:33:37 AM - 4:12:21 AM
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Automobile Sales and U.S. Economy

Call-In

Justin Hyde talked about the contributing factors to the automobile sales numbers in 2012 and the influence of car sales on the economy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also discussed the influence of federal policy on the auto industry.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 263 Views

Hurricane Sandy Disaster Assistance

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4:12:34 AM - 4:54:51 AM
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Hurricane Sandy Disaster Assistance

Call-In

Stephen Ellis talked about the billed passed by Congress providing disaster relief for flood victims of Hurricane Sandy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The Senate initially passed a bill providing $60 billion in funds, but the House agreed to pass only $9.7 billion. Topics included goals of the relief funding, and potential issues with the funds and their application. Mr. Ellis' Taxpayers for Common Sense compiled a list of funding that was added to the Senate bill that was not specific to Hurricane Sandy.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 512 Views

Social Media in 2013

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4:58:20 AM - 5:30:00 AM
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Social Media in 2013

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the state and future of social media. Jeff Jarvis in his remarks focused on threats to free speech in various countries around the world, such as China, Iran, and the United Kingdom. Amanda Palmer talked about experiences she had had with fans through her Twitter account. At the end of the program Ms. Palmer played ukulele and performed a song that came to be known as “The Ukelele Anthem” during her performances at “Occupy Wall Street” rallies.
This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
The program contains explicit language that some viewers may find objectionable.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 234 Views

Terrorists and Refugee Programs

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5:32:32 AM - 6:57:28 AM

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Terrorists and Refugee Programs

House Committee

Homeland Security and State Department officials testified at a hearing looking into the abuse of refugee programs by terrorists.

1 hours, 24 minutes | 307 Views

Book Discussion on Ron Paul's Revolution

In Progress

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5:13:42 AM - 6:24:25 AM
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Book Discussion on Ron Paul's Revolution

Public Affairs Event

Brian Doherty examines the political career of Ron Paul, twelve-term Republican representative from Texas and three-time candidate for president. The author reports on Representative Paul’s political ideologies that range across partisan lines. Mr. Doherty posits it is this idiosyncratic approach to political thinking that has brought Representative Paul impassioned supporters who previously felt unrepresented in Washington. Following Mr. Doherty’s talk there were remarks by Representative Paul’s son, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY). They responded to questions from members of the audience at this Cato Institute Book Forum.

1 hours, 10 minutes | 598 Views

Book Discussion on Grace and Grit

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6:27:47 AM - 7:33:30 AM
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Book Discussion on Grace and Grit

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Lilly Ledbetter recounts her 19-year career at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and her decision to file a sex-discrimination suit against the company in 1998 over unequal pay. Ms. Ledbetter, a supervisor at the Goodyear Tire factory in Gadsden, Alabama, discovered that she was earning thousands of dollars less than her male colleagues. She recalls the ten years that her case was deliberated in the courts, which culminated in a 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court decision against her on the grounds that she should have filed her claim within 180 days after receiving her first paycheck that was unequal in pay. In 2009, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was the first official bill signed by President Obama. Lilly Ledbetter was joined by her co-author, Lanier Scott Ison, at the Gadsden Public Library in Gadsden, Alabama. They responded to questions from members of the audience.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 458 Views

Data Sharing in 2013

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7:36:12 AM - 8:00:24 AM
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Data Sharing in 2013

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the opportunities and challenges of data analysis. Some of the topics they discussed included ways that data was being used to help save lives, such as evacuations in portions of New York City during Hurricane Sandy, and challenges of privacy concerns. 
This was part of The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival,” held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

0 hours, 24 minutes | 125 Views

Book Discussion on American Phoenix

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8:03:28 AM - 8:59:29 AM
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Book Discussion on American Phoenix

Public Affairs Event

Sarah Kilborne talked about her book American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, A Man Who Turned Disaster Into Destiny, in which she recounted the business acumen of her great-great-grandfather, William Skinner, a textile manufacturer in the mid-nineteenth century. She talked about Skinner’s emigration from London and his career ascendancy from a worker in a silk mill to the owner of his own factory in the mill village of “Skinnerville.” In 1874 a dam burst near Skinnerville and destroyed the town and forced William Skinner to rebuild. Sarah Kilborne responded to questions from the audience at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vermont.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 538 Views

Book Discussion on Spillover

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9:00:38 AM - 9:43:06 AM
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Book Discussion on Spillover

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Author David Quammen talked about his book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, in which he looks at diseases like Ebola, SARS, avian flu, and AIDS that originated in animals but spread to humans and talks about the threat of this kind of “spillover” in the future. Mr. Quammen spoke at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 1,226 Views

Book Discussion on Master of the Mountain

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9:45:30 AM - 10:49:53 AM
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Book Discussion on Master of the Mountain

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Author Henry Wiencek discussed his book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves, in which he reports that Jefferson sought financial gain through the ownership and labor of his slaves, what America’s third president called “silent profits.”

1 hours, 4 minutes | 1,290 Views

Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13

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Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13

Vignette

A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 32 Views

Book Discussion on Assignment to Hell

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10:51:58 AM - 10:56:58 AM
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Book Discussion on Assignment to Hell

Vignette

Tim Gay talked about his book, Assignment to Hell: The War Against Nazi Germany with Correspondents Walter Cronkite, Andy Rooney, A.J. Liebling, Homer Bigart, and Hal Boyle. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 137 Views

2012 Best of Books

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2012 Best of Books

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To see all of Book TV’s “Best of 2012” book lists, visit booktv.org.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 19 Views

New Books Being Released Week of 1/5/13

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New Books Being Released Week of 1/5/13

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A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 58 Views

Book Discussion on Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

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11:00:46 AM - 11:58:06 AM
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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 | 1,868 Views

Book TV in Providence, Rhode Island

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Book TV in Providence, Rhode Island

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C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.
These are the programs shown during the Providence, Rhode Island LCV weekend on Book TV:
Providence Athenaeum 310154-1
Book Discussion on On Virtues 310159-1
Book Discussion on All in the Family 310157-1
Rhode Island Historical Society Library Collections 310156-1
Book Discussion on The Prince of Providence 310160-1
Cellar Stories Bookstore 310155-1
Book Discussion on The Heart of Power 310158-1

1 hours, 52 minutes | 141 Views

Providence Athenaeum

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12:01:06 PM - 12:12:54 PM
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Providence Athenaeum

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Executive Director Alison Maxell talked about the Providence Athenaeum, an independent, member-supported library and cultural center. The goal of the Athenaeum is to welcome and enrich the educational and cultural pursuits of its members and the community, and to encourage a diverse public to engage in conversation. It offers a range of experiences by providing and conserving collections, promoting and collaborating with the community’s vibrant cultural sector, and highlighting and preserving its historic building.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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 | 413 Views

Book Discussion on On Virtues

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12:13:12 PM - 12:22:48 PM
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Book Discussion on On Virtues

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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) talks about his book, On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to Live a Full, Honorable, and Truly American Life, a collection of quotations that “speaks to the forms and principles of American democracy and laws, and to the courage, optimism and sacrifice that ennoble our great American experiment.”
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 9 minutes | 143 Views

Book Discussion on All in the Family

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12:23:06 PM - 12:38:30 PM
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Book Discussion on All in the Family

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Robert Self talked about his book, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960's, in which he argues that the separate threads of realignment all ran through the politicized American family. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 15 minutes | 135 Views

Rhode Island Historical Society Library Collections

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Rhode Island Historical Society Library Collections

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Rhode Island Historical Society Executive Director C. Morgan Grefe toured the society library’s special collections, which included volumes by and related to Roger Williams, and books printed in 18th and 19th century Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 16 minutes | 200 Views

Book Discussion on The Prince of Providence

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12:55:36 PM - 1:10:18 PM
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Book Discussion on The Prince of Providence

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Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy Cianci, America’s Most Notorious Mayor in which he argues that Buddy Cianci was a political genius in the mold of Huey Long and James Michael Curley, and suggests that his lust for power cost him his marriage, his family, and close friendships, yet helped him to revitalize the city of Providence, Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 14 minutes | 133 Views

Cellar Stories Bookstore

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Cellar Stories Bookstore

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Michael Chandley, owner of Cellar Stories bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island, talked about the largest rare and used bookstore in Rhode Island. The store specialized in Rhode Island history, New England history, art and architecture, modern 1st editions, poetry, and math. The store has over 70,000 volumes, including a first edition of Madame Bovary.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 7 minutes | 114 Views

Book Discussion on The Heart of Power

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1:18:36 PM - 1:52:28 PM
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Book Discussion on The Heart of Power

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Brown University Political Science Professor James Morone talked about his book, co-authored with David Blumenthal, The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office (from Roosevelt to Bush), in which they explore how modern presidents have wrestled with their own mortality, and how they have taken this most human experience to heart as they faced the difficult politics of health care.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 33 minutes | 151 Views

Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13

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Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13

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A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 32 Views

Book Discussion on Indomitable Will

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1:54:10 PM - 1:58:16 PM
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Book Discussion on Indomitable Will

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Charles Kupfer talked about his book, Indomitable Will: Turning Defeat into Victory from Pearl Harbor to Midway. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 109 Views

2012 Best of Books

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2012 Best of Books

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To see all of Book TV’s “Best of 2012” book lists, visit booktv.org.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 19 Views

Book Discussion on Victory at Yorktown

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Book Discussion on Victory at Yorktown

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Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich talks about his book, Victory at Yorktown, the second book in his historical fiction series on George Washington. Mr. Gingrich spoke at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 828 Views

Rhode Island Historical Society Library Collections

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3:06:46 PM - 3:23:12 PM

Rhode Island Historical Society Executive Director C. Morgan Grefe toured the society library’s special collections, which included volumes by and related to Roger Williams, and books printed in 18th and 19th century Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 16 minutes | 200 Views

Cellar Stories Bookstore

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Cellar Stories Bookstore

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Michael Chandley, owner of Cellar Stories bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island, talked about the largest rare and used bookstore in Rhode Island. The store specialized in Rhode Island history, New England history, art and architecture, modern 1st editions, poetry, and math. The store has over 70,000 volumes, including a first edition of Madame Bovary.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 7 minutes | 114 Views

Authors on President Obama

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Authors on President Obama

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Author David Maraniss talked about his book, Barack Obama: The Story, a biography of our 44th president. Author Michael Grunwald talked about his book, The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era, in which he argues that the stimulus package stopped a terrifying economic free-fall, while quietly jump-starting the president’s agenda for energy, education reform, health care, taxation and the economy in the long term. Author Neil Barofsky talked about his book, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street, in which he offered an indictment of the past two administrations and their mismanagement of the $700 billion in taxpayer relief that never quite made it to the taxpayers. 
This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 513 Views

New Books Being Released Week of 1/5/13

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New Books Being Released Week of 1/5/13

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A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013.

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Book Discussion on On Virtues

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Book Discussion on On Virtues

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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) talks about his book, On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to Live a Full, Honorable, and Truly American Life, a collection of quotations that “speaks to the forms and principles of American democracy and laws, and to the courage, optimism and sacrifice that ennoble our great American experiment.”
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 9 minutes | 143 Views

Book Discussion on Divider in Chief

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5:00:27 PM - 5:56:33 PM
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Book Discussion on Divider in Chief

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Kate Obenshain, former chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia, argued that President Obama has divided the country for his own political gain and has earned the moniker, “Divider-in-Chief.” The author contends that the Obama presidency is the most divisive in U.S. history and opines that the President has allowed his ideologies to trump the good of the populace. Kate Obenshain spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 1,078 Views

Book Discussion on Counting the Days

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Book Discussion on Counting the Days

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Craig Smith talked about his book, Counting the Days: POWs, Internees, and Stragglers of World War II in the Pacific. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 67 Views

Randall Kenan talked about his book, Walking on Water: Black American Lives at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century, published by Knopf. For six years he traveled around the U.S. interviewing almost 200 African-Americans from a wide variety of backgrounds. The interviews focused on the self perception of being African-American in America.
He started his journey on Martha’s Vineyard, traveled through New England, then headed west to visit Chicago, Minneapolis, Las Vegas and Seattle. Mr. Kenan ended his journey in North Carolina, where he recounts his own family’s story. He talked about his writing process.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 264 Views

Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13

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Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13

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A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of January 5, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 32 Views

Book Discussion on Walkable City

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Book Discussion on Walkable City

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Jeff Speck, a city planner and former director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts, talks about his book, Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, in which he argues that urban centers should be designed to better suit pedestrians than automobiles. The author focuses on small to mid-sized cities, such as Providence, Rhode Island, which according to the author, if redesigned to be more walkable, would improve the standard of living. Jeff Speck spoke at Powell’s Books in Portland, Oregon.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 586 Views

Book Discussion on All in the Family

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Book Discussion on All in the Family

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Robert Self talked about his book, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960's, in which he argues that the separate threads of realignment all ran through the politicized American family. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 15 minutes | 135 Views

New Books Being Released Week of 1/5/13

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New Books Being Released Week of 1/5/13

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A list of books being released the week of January 5, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 58 Views

Book Discussion on First Cameraman

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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 | 40 Views

Challenges Facing the Publishing Industry

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Challenges Facing the Publishing Industry

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Panelists talked about the history of the publishing industry and its current ability to respond to market challenges. Among the topics they addressed were the growing use of electronic and digital media, self-publishing and micro-targeting potential markets, and mass marketing in the digital age. They responded to questions from the audience. The International Summit of the Book was hosted by the Library of Congress in Washington,D.C.

1 hours, 21 minutes | 491 Views

Cellar Stories Bookstore

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9:52:42 PM - 10:00:14 PM
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Cellar Stories Bookstore

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Michael Chandley, owner of Cellar Stories bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island, talked about the largest rare and used bookstore in Rhode Island. The store specialized in Rhode Island history, New England history, art and architecture, modern 1st editions, poetry, and math. The store has over 70,000 volumes, including a first edition of Madame Bovary.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 7 minutes | 114 Views

After Words with Martin Duberman

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After Words with Martin Duberman

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Historian Martin Duberman talked about his book, Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left, a biography of controversial historian and leftist activist Howard Zinn, author of The People’s History of the United States. Mr. Duberman used exclusive access to Zinn’s archives to tell the late Spelman and Boston University professor’s story. Mr. Duberman talked about Zinn with the online editor of Dissent Magazine, Nick Serpe. 
Mr. Duberman is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at the CUNY Graduate Center, and the author of more than 20 books. Mr. Duberman won a Bancroft Prize in 1962 for Charles Francis Adams, 1807-1866. He has also been a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. In 2007, he received the American Historical Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 776 Views

2012 Best of Books

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2012 Best of Books

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To see all of Book TV’s “Best of 2012” book lists, visit booktv.org.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 19 Views

Book Discussion on Reporting the Revolutionary War

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Book Discussion on Reporting the Revolutionary War

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Todd Andrlik, curator and publisher of RagLinen.com, a website for historic newspapers, talked about his book, Reporting the Revolutionary War: It Was History, It Was News, in which he presents a collection of reportage on the American Revolution from assorted 18th century newspapers. Mr. Andrlik, whose personal collection contains newspapers from 1763 to 1783, examines reports ranging from the Sugar Act of 1764 to battles at Concord and Bunker Hill. Todd Andrlik talked about his book with Robert Allison, chair of the history department at Suffolk University and historian J.L. Bell at The Old State House in Boston.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 639 Views

Book Discussion on The Prince of Providence

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Book Discussion on The Prince of Providence

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Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy Cianci, America’s Most Notorious Mayor in which he argues that Buddy Cianci was a political genius in the mold of Huey Long and James Michael Curley, and suggests that his lust for power cost him his marriage, his family, and close friendships, yet helped him to revitalize the city of Providence, Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 14 minutes | 133 Views

Book Discussion on The Spirit of the Law

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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 | 598 Views

Providence Athenaeum

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Providence Athenaeum

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Executive Director Alison Maxell talked about the Providence Athenaeum, an independent, member-supported library and cultural center. The goal of the Athenaeum is to welcome and enrich the educational and cultural pursuits of its members and the community, and to encourage a diverse public to engage in conversation. It offers a range of experiences by providing and conserving collections, promoting and collaborating with the community’s vibrant cultural sector, and highlighting and preserving its historic building.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 0 minutes | 413 Views

Providence Athenaeum

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Providence Athenaeum

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Executive Director Alison Maxell talked about the Providence Athenaeum, an independent, member-supported library and cultural center. The goal of the Athenaeum is to welcome and enrich the educational and cultural pursuits of its members and the community, and to encourage a diverse public to engage in conversation. It offers a range of experiences by providing and conserving collections, promoting and collaborating with the community’s vibrant cultural sector, and highlighting and preserving its historic building.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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 | 413 Views

Book Discussion on An American Diplomat in Franco Spain

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Book Discussion on An American Diplomat in Franco Spain

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Professor Michael Aaron Rockland talked about his book, An American Diplomat in Franco Spain, in which he chronicles his experiences as a cultural attache at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid during the 1960s. This talk was hosted by the Instituto Cervantes in New York City.

1 hours, 27 minutes | 420 Views

Calvin Trillin. staff writer for The New Yorker and The Nation's “deadline poet,” talked about his book, Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse, in which he presents his thoughts on the 2012 presidential campaign. Mr. Trillin read several passages and answered questions from the audience at Town Hall Seattle.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 538 Views

Book Discussion on The Heart of Power

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Book Discussion on The Heart of Power

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Brown University Political Science Professor James Morone talked about his book, co-authored with David Blumenthal, The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office (from Roosevelt to Bush), in which they explore how modern presidents have wrestled with their own mortality, and how they have taken this most human experience to heart as they faced the difficult politics of health care.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 33 minutes | 151 Views

Book Discussion on Into Dust and Fire

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Book Discussion on Into Dust and Fire

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Rachel Cox recounted the decision by five men, including her Uncle Rob Cox, to leave their Ivy League schools and join the British Army in the spring of 1941, six months prior to Pearl Harbor and America’s involvement in World War II. The author reported on the experiences of the five Americans who were assigned to the 7th Armored Division of the British Eighth Army on the North African front. Rachel Cox spoke at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vermont.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 1,068 Views

Book Discussion on On Virtues

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Book Discussion on On Virtues

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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) talks about his book, On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to Live a Full, Honorable, and Truly American Life, a collection of quotations that “speaks to the forms and principles of American democracy and laws, and to the courage, optimism and sacrifice that ennoble our great American experiment.”
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 9 minutes | 143 Views

Book Discussion on Dog Company

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Book Discussion on Dog Company

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Military historian Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, Dog Company: The Boys of Pointe du Hoc - The Rangers Who Accomplished D-Day’s Toughest Mission and Led the Way Across Europe. He recounted the U.S. Army’s 2nd Ranger Battalion’s D Company, “Dog Company,” composed of sixty-eight men whose military campaigns during World War II included landing on the beaches of Normandy and the ascent of Pointe du Hoc. Patrick O’Donnell spoke at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. and responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 645 Views

Book Discussion on Ike's Bluff

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Book Discussion on Ike's Bluff

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Professor Evan Thomas talked about his book, Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World, in which he recounts the tenure of America’s 34th President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961). Mr. Thomas was introduced by Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of Dwight Eisenhower, at the Eisenhower Institute in Washington, D.C.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 679 Views

The USS Slater

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The USS Slater

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Tim Rizzuto, executive director of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, toured the USS Slater, the only World War II destroyer still afloat in the country. He also explained the history of the ship.
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 | 477 Views

Newark Earthworks

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Newark Earthworks

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Archeologist Brad Lepper gave a tour of the Newark Earthworks, which are the largest set of geometric earthworks found anywhere in the world. He talked about how the Hopewell people created and used the pre-historic mound structure and how some of it was preserved.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 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 | 308 Views

War of 1812 in Ohio

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War of 1812 in Ohio

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History Curator Cliff Eckle talked about the important role of Ohio in the War of 1812 as he showed objects in the bicentennial exhibit at the Ohio History Center, “The War of 1812: Ohio on the Front Line.” Topics included two battles that took place in Ohio that secured the nation’s border with Canada.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 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, 4 minutes | 308 Views

The Founding of Columbus, Ohio

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The Founding of Columbus, Ohio

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Jeff LaFever talked about the founding and early history of Columbus, Ohio, as he gave a tour of the first half of an exhibit to celebrate the bicentennial of the city’s founding on February 14, 1812. Items shown included a 1910 car that highlighted the role of the city in the history of transportation. The Columbus Historical Society exhibit space was at the Center of Science and Industry (COSI).
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 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, 6 minutes | 185 Views

Ohio Statehouse Tour

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Ohio Statehouse Tour

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Gregg Dodd gave a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. He pointed out art, architecture, and historical artifacts. Mr. Dodd talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s multiple visits to the building as well as the hearing rooms named for the eight U.S. presidents from Ohio, focusing on Presidents Grant and McKinley.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 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, 9 minutes | 114 Views

Ohio Presidential Campaign Memorabilia

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Ohio Presidential Campaign Memorabilia

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Tom Rieder showed presidential campaign cartoons and memorabilia from the eight U.S. presidents who came from Ohio in the archives of the Ohio History Center. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 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, 6 minutes | 98 Views

Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery

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Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery

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Monty Chase talked about the history of Camp Chase, which was named for his ancestor, Salmon P. Chase. It was used during the Civil War as a Union training ground and a Confederate prison camp. Starting in 1895 the deteriorated cemetery began to be restored by former Union Colonel William H. Knauss and an annual commemoration ceremony was begun which continues to be held by the Hilltop Historical Society.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 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.

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The German Village

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The German Village

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Jeff Darbee talked about the German Village area that was part of Columbus, Ohio, since its earliest days. The once prosperous German community declined during World War I and prohibition and was partially demolished before Frank Fetch led preservation efforts in the 1960s.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 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, 5 minutes | 220 Views

The Kelton House and the Underground Railroad

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The Kelton House and the Underground Railroad

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Georgeanne Reuter gave a tour of the Kelton House, a stop on the Underground Railroad in Columbus, Ohio. She told about the family that lived here and some of the escaped slaves who sought shelter there. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 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, 8 minutes | 432 Views

The Evictions of Malaga Island, Maine

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The Evictions of Malaga Island, Maine

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Archaeologists uncovered artifacts on Malaga Island, Maine after its mixed-race inhabitants were ordered to leave in 1912. Marylyn Darling Voter, a descendant whose family was evicted, spoke about life on the island. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 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.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 589 Views

Old Fort Western

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Old Fort Western

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Historic Interpreter Roger Collins spoke about Fort Western in Maine, its role as a Colonial defensive structure, and its role in the growth of the city of Augusta, Maine. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 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.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 181 Views

Edwards Dam

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Edwards Dam

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Pete Didisheim spoke about the history of Maine’s Edwards Dam, and the U.S. government’s role in the removal of the dam in Augusta in 1999. Built in 1837, its elimination led the way for other dam removals across the country. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 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.

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The Penobscot Expedition and Artifacts from the Defense

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Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the Defense, a small American privateer ship that took part in the Penobscot Expedition in 1779. The expedition was considered the worst U.S. naval defeat until Pearl Harbor. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 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.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 249 Views

Bob Dole Oral History Interview

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Bob Dole Oral History Interview

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Former Senator Dole talked about his life and career. Topics included the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, his meeting with Saddam Hussein, the advice he gave President Clinton, his interest in Colin Powell as his presidential running mate, and his work with veterans.
This never before aired interview with historian Richard Norton Smith is part of an oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The location of this interview is not known.

1 hours, 10 minutes | 443 Views

Celebrating the Life of Tip O'Neill

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Celebrating the Life of Tip O'Neill

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Journalists and political commentators reflected on the life and legacy of former House Speaker Thomas “Tip” O’Neill on the 100th anniversary of his birth. The panelists included long-time Boston columnist Mike Barnicle, and MSNBC host Chris Matthews, who was the Speaker’s Press Aide during the 1980s. The discussion took place at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Massachusetts.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 411 Views

Reshaping the Supreme Court

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Reshaping the Supreme Court

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Panelists talked about the nomination process for Supreme Court justices from Earl Warren through William Rehnquist. Panelists shared their personal experiences with the selection, qualifications and confirmation processes of potential justices. They also talked about the importance of preparing nominees for critical Senate Judiciary hearings. The Richard Nixon Foundation and National Archives co-hosted this event.

1 hours, 25 minutes | 325 Views

Book Discussion on Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life

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Book Discussion on Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life

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Ms. Dalton talked about her book, Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life, published by Vintage Books. She described Roosevelt’s accomplishments, including receiving a Nobel Peace Prize, brokering a peace between Russia and Japan, and leading numerous land preservation efforts. In her presentation she spoke about the elections of 1904 and 1912. After her presentation she answered audience members' questions.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 620 Views

The Rhode Island Statehouse

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The Rhode Island Statehouse

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Ralph Mollis and Stephen Hourahan talked about the history of the Rhode Island State House, including the artwork located in the State Room, the interesting characters who have served in the building, and some of the historic legislation passed. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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, 13 minutes | 118 Views

The Montford Point Marines

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The Montford Point Marines

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Two of the first African Americans to join the U.S. Marines, Joseph Carpenter and Eugene Groves, talked about their experience at Montford Point training camp in North Carolina, and their service during World War II. They also responded to questions from the audience.
The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at its 15th Annual Conference.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 144 Views

American Antiquarian Society

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American Antiquarian Society

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In this tour of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, we look at materials dating from the first European settlement of America - including the first Bible printed in the colonies. The bible dates to 1662 and is written in the Algonquin language of New England Native Americans. The Antiquarian Society was founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 308 Views

Q&A with Mark Farkas

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Q&A with Mark Farkas

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Mark Farkas was interviewed about his involvement in the production of the C-SPAN series “The Capitol.” He described the production process for the special, and talked about how the program would provide a comprehensive look at the U.S. Capitol. During the interview portions of pre-taped footage of “The Capitol,” as well as footage of video director Bob Reilly, producer Susan Bundock, and program editor Rick Stoddard, while filming and editing the pre-taped footage was shown.
The interview included a short, edited portion of the program special. The program was scheduled to air the following week and focused on the history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present. It featured taped segments on the various public and private spaces in the building, tours, and personal stories about the Capitol from members of Congress, historians, journalists, and curators.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 372 Views

Chatham Manor

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Chatham Manor

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Donald Pfanz spoke about Chatham Manor, the only known house in the U.S. visited by both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Built in 1771 by William Fitzhugh, it was a Union headquarters during the Civil War and later a hospital where Clara Barton and Walt Whitman tended to the wounded and dying. Chatham was given to the National Park Service in 1975 and is part of the Fredericksburg and Spostylvania National Military Park.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 384 Views

A Conversation with Barbara and Laura Bush

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A Conversation with Barbara and Laura Bush

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Former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush recalled their time and experiences in the White House. Among the topics they addressed were Christmas time at Camp David and the difficult days and months after the September 11th terrorist attacks. This event was part of a conference which examined the legacies of America’s first ladies and took place at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. They also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 454 Views

Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams

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4:32:44 PM - 5:54:54 PM
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Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams

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Panelists talked about the relationship between suffragist Jane Addams and Theodore Roosevelt. They focused on areas of cooperation in Progressive Era efforts to allieviate poverty and reform child labor laws. There was also a detailed account of the 1912 assassination attempt on Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

1 hours, 22 minutes | 768 Views

Emancipation Memorial

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Emancipation Memorial

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Pre-dating the Lincoln Memorial by almost 50 years, the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, DC’s Lincoln Park depicts the 16th president freeing a slave. Designed and sculpted by Thomas Ball, it was funded by money donated by freed African Americans. Frederick Douglass spoke at the monument’s dedication in 1876, and expressed some criticism about its design and symbolism. It is still controversial today.
Historian and author Richard Norton Smith narrates.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 245 Views

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Steven Spielberg on 149th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address

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Film director Steven Spielberg gave the keynote address at an annual ceremony commemorating President Lincoln"s Gettysburg Address delivered at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on November 19, 1863. Mr. Spielberg’s recently-released film, Lincoln, focused on the president’s last months in office and the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 1,201 Views

Lincoln's Hundred Days

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Lincoln's Hundred Days

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Author Louis Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Hundred Days and the formulation of the Emancipation Proclamation. One hundred days passed between Lincoln’s preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, issued on September 22nd, 1862, and the final decree on January 1st, 1863. He spoke about the struggle to end slavery, Civil War era politics, and Lincoln’s actions during the period. He responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 720 Views

John Hay Library Special Collections

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John Hay Library Special Collections

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Holly Snyder talked about some of the items housed in the special collections at Brown University’s John Hay Library, including Abraham Lincoln’s manuscript for Meditation on the Divine Will, poems by Phillis Wheatley, and the Dorr Collection.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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 | 168 Views

History of POWs held by U.S.

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History of POWs held by U.S.

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Franciscan University of Steubenville professor of history Dr. Robert Doyle discussed the history of POW’s held by the U.S. His class detailed the numbers and treatment of POWs from the American Revolution through Iraq and Afghanistan. The lecture took place on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio.

1 hours, 16 minutes | 535 Views

The Greatest Generation, The Pacific

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The Greatest Generation, The Pacific

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World War Two veterans talked about their experiences fighting in the Pacific Theater. R.V. Burgin reflected on his time in the Marine Corps as described in his book, Islands of the Damned. Roy Matsumoto discussed his Army service behind Japanese enemy lines in Burma. The moderator was Patrick O’Donnell, author of Into the Rising Sun: World War II’s Pacific Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat. The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at its 15th Annual Conference.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 337 Views

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Steven Spielberg on 149th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address

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Film director Steven Spielberg gave the keynote address at an annual ceremony commemorating President Lincoln"s Gettysburg Address delivered at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on November 19, 1863. Mr. Spielberg’s recently-released film, Lincoln, focused on the president’s last months in office and the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 1,201 Views

Lincoln's Hundred Days

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Lincoln's Hundred Days

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Author Louis Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Hundred Days and the formulation of the Emancipation Proclamation. One hundred days passed between Lincoln’s preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, issued on September 22nd, 1862, and the final decree on January 1st, 1863. He spoke about the struggle to end slavery, Civil War era politics, and Lincoln’s actions during the period. He responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 720 Views

John Brown and the Rhode Island Slave Trade

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John Brown and the Rhode Island Slave Trade

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C. Morgan Grefe toured the John Brown exhibit and talked about John Brown’s role in the slave trade. Rhode Island was the largest importer of slaves among the states along the Atlantic.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications 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 | 285 Views

History of POWs held by U.S.

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History of POWs held by U.S.

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Franciscan University of Steubenville professor of history Dr. Robert Doyle discussed the history of POW’s held by the U.S. His class detailed the numbers and treatment of POWs from the American Revolution through Iraq and Afghanistan. The lecture took place on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio.

1 hours, 16 minutes | 535 Views

The Greatest Generation, The Pacific

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The Greatest Generation, The Pacific

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World War Two veterans talked about their experiences fighting in the Pacific Theater. R.V. Burgin reflected on his time in the Marine Corps as described in his book, Islands of the Damned. Roy Matsumoto discussed his Army service behind Japanese enemy lines in Burma. The moderator was Patrick O’Donnell, author of Into the Rising Sun: World War II’s Pacific Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat. The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at its 15th Annual Conference.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 337 Views

Chatham Manor

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Chatham Manor

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Donald Pfanz spoke about Chatham Manor, the only known house in the U.S. visited by both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Built in 1771 by William Fitzhugh, it was a Union headquarters during the Civil War and later a hospital where Clara Barton and Walt Whitman tended to the wounded and dying. Chatham was given to the National Park Service in 1975 and is part of the Fredericksburg and Spostylvania National Military Park.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 384 Views

A Conversation with Barbara and Laura Bush

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A Conversation with Barbara and Laura Bush

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Former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush recalled their time and experiences in the White House. Among the topics they addressed were Christmas time at Camp David and the difficult days and months after the September 11th terrorist attacks. This event was part of a conference which examined the legacies of America’s first ladies and took place at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. They also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 454 Views

Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams

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Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams

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Panelists talked about the relationship between suffragist Jane Addams and Theodore Roosevelt. They focused on areas of cooperation in Progressive Era efforts to allieviate poverty and reform child labor laws. There was also a detailed account of the 1912 assassination attempt on Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

1 hours, 22 minutes | 768 Views

Book Discussion on Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life

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Book Discussion on Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life

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Ms. Dalton talked about her book, Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life, published by Vintage Books. She described Roosevelt’s accomplishments, including receiving a Nobel Peace Prize, brokering a peace between Russia and Japan, and leading numerous land preservation efforts. In her presentation she spoke about the elections of 1904 and 1912. After her presentation she answered audience members' questions.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 620 Views

The Montford Point Marines

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The Montford Point Marines

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Two of the first African Americans to join the U.S. Marines, Joseph Carpenter and Eugene Groves, talked about their experience at Montford Point training camp in North Carolina, and their service during World War II. They also responded to questions from the audience.
The American Veterans Center hosted the discussion at its 15th Annual Conference.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 144 Views