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Defense Spending and National Security

In Progress

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4:31:30 AM - 6:29:07 AM
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4:31:30 AM - 6:29:07 AM

Defense Spending and National Security

Public Affairs Event

Robert Hale gave the keynote address at a Brookings Institution forum on the potential effects of Defense Department sequestration budget cuts on national security, including the possibility of lost jobs and decreased military readiness. He talked about how the national debt has also impacted the nation’s security. He outlined three goals to accommodate funding decreases: strategy, more efficient use of funds, and more stability in budget size and process. He responded to questions from members of the audience. Following Mr.Hale, panelists talked about topics including cybersecurity, U.S.-China relations, and European allies, before answering questions from audience members. 
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011. The cuts had been delayed until March 2013.

1 hours, 57 minutes | 644 Views

CIA Director and Defense Secretary Nominations

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6:30:30 AM - 6:58:28 AM
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6:30:30 AM - 6:58:28 AM

CIA Director and Defense Secretary Nominations

White House Event

President Obama nominated John Brennan as director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and Former Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) for secretary of defense. He urged the Senate to act quickly on their confirmations.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 3,297 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:33 AM - 7:45:56 AM
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7:00:33 AM - 7:45:56 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “What are the U.S.' foreign policy challenges in 2013?”
Josh Rogin spoke by phone about President Obama’s nominations of John Brennan for CIA director and former Senator Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense. He discussed some of the controversies surrounding both nominees, and U.S. foreign policy challenges in 2013.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 192 Views

John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director

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7:47:39 AM - 8:35:08 AM
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7:47:39 AM - 8:35:08 AM

John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director

Call-In

Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the president’s reasons for nominating him, the evolution of the CIA director position, the role of the CIA in drone missions, and Mr. Brennan’s involvement with the interrogation policies of the George W. Bush administration
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 515 Views

Chuck Hagel's Nomination as Defense Secretary

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8:36:12 AM - 9:18:24 AM
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8:36:12 AM - 9:18:24 AM

Chuck Hagel's Nomination as Defense Secretary

Call-In

Frank Oliveri talked about President Obama’s nomination of former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included controversies surrounding Mr. Hagel, his positions on Israel and the Defense budget and sequestration, and U.S. foreign policy challenges in 2013.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 289 Views

U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

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9:19:24 AM - 10:00:05 AM
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9:19:24 AM - 10:00:05 AM

U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

Call-In

Retired Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl talked about Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s upcoming visit to Washington, D.C., and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included U.S.-Afghan relations, specifically troop levels in Afghanistan, aid to the country, and corruption charges.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 255 Views

Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality

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10:01:47 AM - 11:31:47 AM
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10:01:47 AM - 11:31:47 AM

Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality

Public Affairs Event

Supporters of the “Occupy Movement” talked about the state and future of the movement. The Occupy Movement began in 2011 as a protest movement against social and economic inequality. Topics included the electoral process and the ability of the Obama administration and the Democratic Party to address the issues important to the movement. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the Ideas Matter series hosted by the Political Science Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston Review.

1 hours, 30 minutes | 813 Views

Future of Capitalism

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11:34:11 AM - 11:59:11 AM
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11:34:11 AM - 11:59:11 AM

Future of Capitalism

Public Affairs Event

Lynn Rothschild described the role of capitalism in society and ways to make it more inclusive. She talked about ethics in business, improving youth unemployment, job skills and opportunities for women. In her remarks, she said inequality was one of the most important issues facing the U.S and the United Kingdom.
This was part of The Economist’s “World in 2013 Festival,” held in the Altman Building.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 456 Views

Deficit and Debt Reduction

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12:00:01 PM - 12:03:11 PM
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12:00:01 PM - 12:03:11 PM

Deficit and Debt Reduction

Public Affairs Event

Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal cliff” legislation passed by Congress on January 1, 2013. David Marron talked about the tax elements of the bill, including alternative minimum, estate, and tax cuts from the George W. Bush administration. Robert Reichauser and Rudolph Penner in their assessments were pessimistic about what was in the bill and the prospects for the budget process in the 113th Congress. The program included questions from audience members.
“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, 3 minutes | 680 Views

Deficit and Debt Reduction

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12:03:11 PM - 1:31:08 PM
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12:03:11 PM - 1:31:08 PM

Deficit and Debt Reduction

Public Affairs Event

Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal cliff” legislation passed by Congress on January 1, 2013. David Marron talked about the tax elements of the bill, including alternative minimum, estate, and tax cuts from the George W. Bush administration. Robert Reichauser and Rudolph Penner in their assessments were pessimistic about what was in the bill and the prospects for the budget process in the 113th Congress. The program included questions from audience members.
“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.

1 hours, 27 minutes | 680 Views

John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director

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1:32:14 PM - 2:07:39 PM
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1:32:14 PM - 2:07:39 PM

John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director

Call-In

Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the president’s reasons for nominating him, the evolution of the CIA director position, the role of the CIA in drone missions, and Mr. Brennan’s involvement with the interrogation policies of the George W. Bush administration
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 35 minutes | 515 Views

New Jersey State of the State Address

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2:07:45 PM - 2:59:44 PM
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2:07:45 PM - 2:59:44 PM

New Jersey State of the State Address

Public Affairs Event

Governor Chris Christie gave the annual state of the state speech before a joint session of the New Jersey State Assembly. He talked about Hurricane Sandy and the effect the storm had on economic growth and job creation in the state. He also called for congressional action for more disaster relief aid to Sandy and spoke about education reform in the state of New Jersey.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 1,936 Views

Eric Schmidt on Technology and Society in 2013

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3:01:50 PM - 3:36:46 PM
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3:01:50 PM - 3:36:46 PM

Eric Schmidt on Technology and Society in 2013

Public Affairs Event

Eric Schmidt talked about new Google innovations, the importance of mobile devices, and the impact of technology on society.
This was part of The Economist’s “World in 2013 Festival,” held in the Altman Building.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 355 Views

U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

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3:39:34 PM - 4:19:37 PM
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3:39:34 PM - 4:19:37 PM

U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

Call-In

Retired Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl talked about Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s upcoming visit to Washington, D.C., and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included U.S.-Afghan relations, specifically troop levels in Afghanistan, aid to the country, and corruption charges.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 255 Views

Deficit and Debt Reduction

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4:20:49 PM - 5:47:18 PM
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4:20:49 PM - 5:47:18 PM

Deficit and Debt Reduction

Public Affairs Event

Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal cliff” legislation passed by Congress on January 1, 2013. David Marron talked about the tax elements of the bill, including alternative minimum, estate, and tax cuts from the George W. Bush administration. Robert Reichauser and Rudolph Penner in their assessments were pessimistic about what was in the bill and the prospects for the budget process in the 113th Congress. The program included questions from audience members.
“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.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 680 Views

Josh Rogin on Foreign Policy Challenges in 2013

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5:49:14 PM - 5:57:31 PM
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5:49:14 PM - 5:57:31 PM

Josh Rogin on Foreign Policy Challenges in 2013

Call-In

Josh Rogin spoke by phone about President Obama’s nominations of John Brennan for CIA director and former Senator Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense. He talked about some of the controversies surrounding both nominees, and U.S. foreign policy challenges in 2013.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 82 Views

John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director

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5:57:43 PM - 6:41:55 PM
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5:57:43 PM - 6:41:55 PM

John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director

Call-In

Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the president’s reasons for nominating him, the evolution of the CIA director position, the role of the CIA in drone missions, and Mr. Brennan’s involvement with the interrogation policies of the George W. Bush administration
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 515 Views

Defense Department Briefing

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6:43:19 PM - 7:17:18 PM
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6:43:19 PM - 7:17:18 PM

Defense Department Briefing

News Conference

George Little briefed reporters on some of the details of Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s visit to the Pentagon on January 10, 2013, along with Defense Secretary Panetta’s upcoming trip to Europe. Reporter questions included included President Obama’s national security nominations the previous day, the Defense Department budget and sequestration, as well as Syria’s chemical weapons program.

0 hours, 33 minutes | 66 Views

State of American Energy

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7:19:31 PM - 8:00:28 PM
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7:19:31 PM - 8:00:28 PM

State of American Energy

Public Affairs Event

Jack Gerard delivered the American Petroleum Institute’s annual “State of American Energy” address in the Andrew Mellon Auditorium. Reporting on the industry’s investments in the U.S., he said that energy is fundamental to America’s future and more domestic production only translates into more economic growth, jobs, and government revenue while punitive taxation would be counterproductive. After lunch he took questions from the media and members of the audience.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 185 Views

New Jersey State of the State Address

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8:01:15 PM - 8:47:12 PM
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8:01:15 PM - 8:47:12 PM

New Jersey State of the State Address

Public Affairs Event

Governor Chris Christie gave the annual state of the state speech before a joint session of the New Jersey State Assembly. He talked about Hurricane Sandy and the effect the storm had on economic growth and job creation in the state. He also called for congressional action for more disaster relief aid to Sandy and spoke about education reform in the state of New Jersey.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 1,936 Views

Space Exploration

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8:49:37 PM - 9:45:31 PM
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8:49:37 PM - 9:45:31 PM

Space Exploration

Public Affairs Event

Buzz Aldrin talked about the past and future of space exploration, detailing his own time at NASA and walking on the Moon. He urged more leadership from Washington, D.C., and a return to big aims in space such as putting a colony on Mars. He was interviewed by David Nazar. "Past, Present and Future of Space Exploration" was a World Affairs Council of Orange County event at the Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 262 Views

NASA Budget and Mission

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9:48:04 PM - 12:20:43 AM
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9:48:04 PM - 12:20:43 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

New Jersey State of the State Address

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12:21:58 AM - 1:08:03 AM
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12:21:58 AM - 1:08:03 AM

New Jersey State of the State Address

Public Affairs Event

Governor Chris Christie gave the annual state of the state speech before a joint session of the New Jersey State Assembly. He talked about Hurricane Sandy and the effect the storm had on economic growth and job creation in the state. He also called for congressional action for more disaster relief aid to Sandy and spoke about education reform in the state of New Jersey.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 1,936 Views

Space Exploration

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1:09:10 AM - 2:04:57 AM
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1:09:10 AM - 2:04:57 AM

Space Exploration

Public Affairs Event

Buzz Aldrin talked about the past and future of space exploration, detailing his own time at NASA and walking on the Moon. He urged more leadership from Washington, D.C., and a return to big aims in space such as putting a colony on Mars. He was interviewed by David Nazar. "Past, Present and Future of Space Exploration" was a World Affairs Council of Orange County event at the Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 262 Views

NASA Budget and Mission

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2:07:58 AM - 4:40:38 AM
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2:07:58 AM - 4:40:38 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

Eminent Domain and the Housing Market

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4:41:30 AM - 6:11:53 AM

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4:41:30 AM - 6:11:53 AM

Eminent Domain and the Housing Market

Public Affairs Event

Panelists argued the merits of using the “eminent domain” process to help distressed homeowners in which local governments buy homes worth less than their mortgages, and sell the homes back to the owners at the lower value. Topics included the state of the housing market, principle reduction, and fair market value. Following their discussion they answered questions from the audience.

1 hours, 30 minutes | 577 Views

Access to Voting in the 2012 Election

In Progress

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4:39:16 AM - 6:22:27 AM
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4:39:16 AM - 6:22:27 AM

Access to Voting in the 2012 Election

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified on access to voting during the 2012 election and the need for protections against efforts to limit or suppress voters.

1 hours, 43 minutes | 244 Views

Breaking Our Addiction to Incarceration

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6:23:46 AM - 7:35:10 AM
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6:23:46 AM - 7:35:10 AM

Breaking Our Addiction to Incarceration

Public Affairs Event

Vanita Gupta, ACLU Deputy Legal Director is also Director of the organization Center for Justice, which addresses systemic problems in the U.S. criminal justice system, including the treatment of prisoners, the death penalty, and the policies of over-incarceration that have led the United States to imprison more people than any other country in the world. In addition, Gupta is an adjunct clinical professor at NYU School of Law, where she teaches and oversees a racial justice litigation clinic

1 hours, 11 minutes | 318 Views

Labor and Employment Law

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7:37:39 AM - 8:32:37 AM
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Labor and Employment Law

Public Affairs Event

Retired Federal Judge U.W. Clemon talked about the state of labor and employment law. 
Clemon marched with Martin Luther King and was one of the first two african-americans elected to the Alabama Senate since Reconstruction . He fought against Gov. George Wallace 's exclusion of african-american citizens from state boards and agencies and the reinstatement of the death penalty. Jimmy Carter in 1980 appointed Clemon as Alabama’s first african-american federal judge when he nominated him for a seat on the U.S. District Court. He later became the chief judge of the Northern District. He was the trial judge in the Ledbetter v. Goodyear case and in several multi-district cases.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 217 Views

Terrorists and Refugee Programs

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8:34:51 AM - 9:59:31 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 | 287 Views

National Health Spending in 2011

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10:00:33 AM - 10:59:43 AM
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National Health Spending in 2011

News Conference

Experts from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid released their report on health spending trends in 2011. They used charts to demonstrate that increases in Medicare spending were offset by slower growth in Medicaid due to the improving economy. The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. had little impact on health spending in 2011, with the exception of certain provisions such as allowing those under the age of 26 to remain on their parents' insurance plans. The panelists responded to questions from reporters in the audience at the National Press Club. Richard Foster contributed from the audience.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 154 Views

Cyber and Drone Warfare

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11:01:30 AM - 12:02:09 PM
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11:01:30 AM - 12:02:09 PM

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.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 358 Views

Eminent Domain and the Housing Market

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12:02:40 PM - 1:32:49 PM
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12:02:40 PM - 1:32:49 PM

Eminent Domain and the Housing Market

Public Affairs Event

Panelists argued the merits of using the “eminent domain” process to help distressed homeowners in which local governments buy homes worth less than their mortgages, and sell the homes back to the owners at the lower value. Topics included the state of the housing market, principle reduction, and fair market value. Following their discussion they answered questions from the audience.

1 hours, 30 minutes | 577 Views

British Government Coalition Priorities

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1:33:50 PM - 2:00:49 PM
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1:33:50 PM - 2:00:49 PM

British Government Coalition Priorities

International Telecasts

Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg held their first joint news conference of 2013, outlining the coalition’s mid-term priorities. Both leaders stated that the economy was “healing” at a much slower pace than expected, but added they were confident the coalition had a plan in place to promote growth. They responded to questions from reporters.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 149 Views

State and Federal Marijuana Laws

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2:00:55 PM - 3:36:10 PM
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2:00:55 PM - 3:36:10 PM

State and Federal Marijuana Laws

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about conflicts between federal and state laws following the 2012 legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in Washington and Colorado. They responded to questions from members of the audience.

1 hours, 35 minutes | 1,685 Views

Democratic Women Candidates in 2012 Elections

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3:38:18 PM - 4:15:12 PM
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3:38:18 PM - 4:15:12 PM

Democratic Women Candidates in 2012 Elections

National Press Club

Stephanie Schriock talked about the success of Democratic women candidates in 2012 and strategies for future elections.*Among other topics she discussed reproduction rights, women in top corporate jobs, and women and the Republican Party.*After her prepared remarks, she answered questions from audience members.

0 hours, 36 minutes | 260 Views

Future of Capitalism

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4:16:25 PM - 4:41:11 PM
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4:16:25 PM - 4:41:11 PM

Future of Capitalism

Public Affairs Event

Lynn Rothschild described the role of capitalism in society and ways to make it more inclusive. She talked about ethics in business, improving youth unemployment, job skills and opportunities for women. In her remarks, she said inequality was one of the most important issues facing the U.S and the United Kingdom.
This was part of The Economist’s “World in 2013 Festival,” held in the Altman Building.

0 hours, 24 minutes | 456 Views

Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality

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4:43:08 PM - 5:59:07 PM
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4:43:08 PM - 5:59:07 PM

Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality

Public Affairs Event

Supporters of the “Occupy Movement” talked about the state and future of the movement. The Occupy Movement began in 2011 as a protest movement against social and economic inequality. Topics included the electoral process and the ability of the Obama administration and the Democratic Party to address the issues important to the movement. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the Ideas Matter series hosted by the Political Science Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston Review.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 813 Views

Q&A with Robert Caro, Part 1

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6:00:32 PM - 7:00:38 PM
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6:00:32 PM - 7:00:38 PM

Q&A with Robert Caro, Part 1

Q&A

Robert Caro discussed his newly released fourth volume of his biography of former President Johnson, The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power. The fourth book covers 1958 until early 1964. Mr. Caro said that President Johnson sought the presidency, yet the nomination went to John F. Kennedy. He detailed Vice President Johnson’s poor treatment at the hands of Kennedy staff, and his acrimonious relationship with Robert F. Kennedy. He described President Johnson’s leadership following President Kennedy’s assassination, and his skill at moving several major pieces of legislation through the House and Senate after he became president, which Mr. Caro suggests planted the seeds for President Johnson’s “War on Poverty” program. 
Robert Caro was born and raised in New York City and graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in English. He won Pulitzer Prizes for biography in 1975 and 2003, and has been researching Lyndon Johnson since 1977.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 5,433 Views

Q&A with Robert Caro, Part 2

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7:00:38 PM - 7:59:36 PM
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7:00:38 PM - 7:59:36 PM

Q&A with Robert Caro, Part 2

Q&A

Robert Caro discussed his newly-released fourth volume of his biography of former President Johnson, The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power. The fourth book covers 1958 until early 1964. Mr. Caro said that President Johnson sought the presidency, yet the nomination went to John F. Kennedy. He detailed Vice President Johnson’s poor treatment at the hands of Kennedy staff, and his acrimonious relationship with Robert F. Kennedy. He described President Johnson’s leadership following President Kennedy’s assassination, and his skill at moving several major pieces of legislation through the House and Senate after he became president, which Mr. Caro suggests planted the seeds for President Johnson’s “War on Poverty” program. 
Robert Caro was born and raised in New York City and graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in English. He won Pulitzer Prizes for biography in 1975 and 2003, and has been researching Lyndon Johnson since 1977.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 3,175 Views

Eminent Domain and the Housing Market

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8:00:22 PM - 9:30:40 PM
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8:00:22 PM - 9:30:40 PM

Eminent Domain and the Housing Market

Public Affairs Event

Panelists argued the merits of using the “eminent domain” process to help distressed homeowners in which local governments buy homes worth less than their mortgages, and sell the homes back to the owners at the lower value. Topics included the state of the housing market, principle reduction, and fair market value. Following their discussion they answered questions from the audience.

1 hours, 30 minutes | 577 Views

Deficit and Debt Reduction

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9:33:32 PM - 11:00:12 PM
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9:33:32 PM - 11:00:12 PM

Deficit and Debt Reduction

Public Affairs Event

Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal cliff” legislation passed by Congress on January 1, 2013. David Marron talked about the tax elements of the bill, including alternative minimum, estate, and tax cuts from the George W. Bush administration. Robert Reichauser and Rudolph Penner in their assessments were pessimistic about what was in the bill and the prospects for the budget process in the 113th Congress. The program included questions from audience members.
“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.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 680 Views

John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director

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11:01:34 PM - 11:45:52 PM
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11:01:34 PM - 11:45:52 PM

John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director

Call-In

Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the president’s reasons for nominating him, the evolution of the CIA director position, the role of the CIA in drone missions, and Mr. Brennan’s involvement with the interrogation policies of the George W. Bush administration
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 515 Views

Eminent Domain and the Housing Market

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11:46:55 PM - 1:17:23 AM
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11:46:55 PM - 1:17:23 AM

Eminent Domain and the Housing Market

Public Affairs Event

Panelists argued the merits of using the “eminent domain” process to help distressed homeowners in which local governments buy homes worth less than their mortgages, and sell the homes back to the owners at the lower value. Topics included the state of the housing market, principle reduction, and fair market value. Following their discussion they answered questions from the audience.

1 hours, 30 minutes | 577 Views

Deficit and Debt Reduction

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1:18:48 AM - 2:45:28 AM
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1:18:48 AM - 2:45:28 AM

Deficit and Debt Reduction

Public Affairs Event

Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal cliff” legislation passed by Congress on January 1, 2013. David Marron talked about the tax elements of the bill, including alternative minimum, estate, and tax cuts from the George W. Bush administration. Robert Reichauser and Rudolph Penner in their assessments were pessimistic about what was in the bill and the prospects for the budget process in the 113th Congress. The program included questions from audience members.
“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.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 680 Views

John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director

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2:46:54 AM - 3:31:12 AM
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2:46:54 AM - 3:31:12 AM

John Brennan's Nomination as CIA Director

Call-In

Jane Harman talked about President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan as CIA director, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the president’s reasons for nominating him, the evolution of the CIA director position, the role of the CIA in drone missions, and Mr. Brennan’s involvement with the interrogation policies of the George W. Bush administration
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 515 Views

Conservatives on Environmental Policy

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3:32:48 AM - 5:22:12 AM
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3:32:48 AM - 5:22:12 AM

Conservatives on Environmental Policy

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the conservative role in environmental stewardship. Lynn Scarlett, former deputy secretary of the interior, moderated the discussion hosted by the Conservation Leadership Council. During the event at the Reserve Officers Association the council released a set of policy papers focusing on such issues as water security, species protection, and land management. Then there was discussion with members of the audience.

1 hours, 49 minutes | 226 Views

Labor and Employment Law

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5:22:55 AM - 6:17:53 AM

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Labor and Employment Law

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Retired Federal Judge U.W. Clemon talked about the state of labor and employment law. 
Clemon marched with Martin Luther King and was one of the first two african-americans elected to the Alabama Senate since Reconstruction . He fought against Gov. George Wallace 's exclusion of african-american citizens from state boards and agencies and the reinstatement of the death penalty. Jimmy Carter in 1980 appointed Clemon as Alabama’s first african-american federal judge when he nominated him for a seat on the U.S. District Court. He later became the chief judge of the Northern District. He was the trial judge in the Ledbetter v. Goodyear case and in several multi-district cases.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 217 Views

Financial Industry Regulations

In Progress

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5:15:40 AM - 7:36:14 AM
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5:15:40 AM - 7:36:14 AM

Financial Industry Regulations

House Committee

Witnesses testified on the implementation of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law, which deals with over-the-counter derivatives and swaps market regulations. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler said that his agency was making progress in fully implementing the law. Robert Cook testified that the Securities and Exchange Commission was continuing with a complex rule-making process. Then a panel of financial industry stakeholders and representatives testified about concerns such as compliance costs and lack of clarity in the rules and definitions.

2 hours, 20 minutes | 501 Views

High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

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7:37:36 AM - 8:26:14 AM
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7:37:36 AM - 8:26:14 AM

High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

House Committee

Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s high-speed rail program. California Representatives Janice Hahn (D) and Kevin McCarthy (R) testified before the committee about California’s high speed rail program, on which they disagreed. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood also focused on California as he testified about the management of the administration’s program, the status of rail projects, and ways the program can be improved. Other officials, including from other states, also testified.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 7,681 Views

High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

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8:26:14 AM - 9:41:01 AM
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8:26:14 AM - 9:41:01 AM

High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

House Committee

Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s high-speed rail program. California Representatives Janice Hahn (D) and Kevin McCarthy (R) testified before the committee about California’s high speed rail program, on which they disagreed. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood also focused on California as he testified about the management of the administration’s program, the status of rail projects, and ways the program can be improved. Other officials, including from other states, also testified.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 7,681 Views

High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

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9:41:01 AM - 10:43:38 AM
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9:41:01 AM - 10:43:38 AM

High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

House Committee

Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s high-speed rail program. California Representatives Janice Hahn (D) and Kevin McCarthy (R) testified before the committee about California’s high speed rail program, on which they disagreed. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood also focused on California as he testified about the management of the administration’s program, the status of rail projects, and ways the program can be improved. Other officials, including from other states, also testified.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 7,681 Views

Federal Response to Rise in Autism Rates

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10:47:34 AM - 1:04:37 PM
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10:47:34 AM - 1:04:37 PM

Federal Response to Rise in Autism Rates

House Committee

Domestic and advocacy group officials testified about autism. Among the topics they discussed were efforts to increase awareness and understanding of the disease, the cost of the disease, limited public health resources, and public health policy. Representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) denied a link between rising autism rates and vaccinations. Representative Burton showed a video about research on the effect of mercury on the brain.

2 hours, 17 minutes | 37,545 Views

Federal Response to Rise in Autism Rates

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1:04:37 PM - 2:29:03 PM
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1:04:37 PM - 2:29:03 PM

Federal Response to Rise in Autism Rates

House Committee

Domestic and advocacy group officials testified about autism. Among the topics they discussed were efforts to increase awareness and understanding of the disease, the cost of the disease, limited public health resources, and public health policy. Representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) denied a link between rising autism rates and vaccinations. Representative Burton showed a video about research on the effect of mercury on the brain.

1 hours, 24 minutes | 37,545 Views

Conflict in Eastern Congo

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2:31:03 PM - 5:12:03 PM
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2:31:03 PM - 5:12:03 PM

Conflict in Eastern Congo

House Committee

Witnesses testified on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda’s involvement in the eastern Congo, where U.N. Security Council experts had alleged Rwandan support of rebels against the Congolese army. State Department official Johnnie Carson defended U.S. policy in the region and said that the Obama administration had worked closely with international partners to resolve crises in the region.

2 hours, 41 minutes | 11,313 Views

U.S.-Asia Policy

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5:14:55 PM - 6:21:10 PM
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U.S.-Asia Policy

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

1 hours, 6 minutes | 515 Views

North Korea and Human Rights

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6:22:54 PM - 7:09:54 PM
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6:22:54 PM - 7:09:54 PM

North Korea and Human Rights

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

0 hours, 47 minutes | 635 Views

Congress and National Security

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7:11:56 PM - 7:57:58 PM
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Congress and National Security

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

0 hours, 46 minutes | 362 Views

Life as Teenagers in the White House

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8:00:49 PM - 9:16:16 PM
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Life as Teenagers in the White House

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Presidential daughters Susan Ford Bales and Lynda Johnson Robb discussed spending part of their teenage years in the White House. Both of their father’s took office at times of great national trauma, following the assassination of President Kennedy and the resignation of President Nixon. They talked about the circumstances in which their fathers took office but told lighthearted stories as well. This was a Chautauqua Institution morning lecture with the Week Nine theme, “The Presidents Club.”

1 hours, 15 minutes | 443 Views

Hollywood and Culture

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9:17:58 PM - 10:30:57 PM
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9:17:58 PM - 10:30:57 PM

Hollywood and Culture

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Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined leaders in the film and music industries to talk about Hollywood’s impact on American culture and how the industries are adapting to technological innovations. Other speakers included Universal Studios President Ron Meyer, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Co-Chair Rob Friedman and Imagine Entertainment co-founder Brian Grazer.

1 hours, 12 minutes | 391 Views

Book Discussion on Why Women Still Can't Have It All

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10:32:07 PM - 11:41:08 PM
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10:32:07 PM - 11:41:08 PM

Book Discussion on Why Women Still Can't Have It All

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Former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter talks about her cover story in The Atlantic entitled "Why Women Still Can’t Have It All". It was the most read story in the magazine’s history and focused on the challenges of balancing her work with her personal life as mother and wife. Slaughter left the State Department in 2011 and teaches at Princeton University. She’s interviewed by former ABC News reporter and Obama administration health reform spokesperson Linda Douglass.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 439 Views

Poverty in the United States

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11:42:23 PM - 12:59:59 AM
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11:42:23 PM - 12:59:59 AM

Poverty in the United States

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Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income inequality. Mr. Murray argued that communities work best with a traditional family structure, and “advance welfare states” discourage people from working and holding jobs. Mr. Bernstein countered that government assistance provides opportunity to help lift people out of poverty, saying, “If economy isn’t creating enough jobs, then it is the role of the public sector to create jobs.”

1 hours, 17 minutes | 565 Views

Energy Policy

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1:00:56 AM - 1:50:05 AM
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1:00:56 AM - 1:50:05 AM

Energy Policy

Public Affairs Event

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

0 hours, 49 minutes | 735 Views

Life as Teenagers in the White House

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1:51:17 AM - 3:06:44 AM
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1:51:17 AM - 3:06:44 AM

Life as Teenagers in the White House

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Presidential daughters Susan Ford Bales and Lynda Johnson Robb discussed spending part of their teenage years in the White House. Both of their father’s took office at times of great national trauma, following the assassination of President Kennedy and the resignation of President Nixon. They talked about the circumstances in which their fathers took office but told lighthearted stories as well. This was a Chautauqua Institution morning lecture with the Week Nine theme, “The Presidents Club.”

1 hours, 15 minutes | 443 Views

Hollywood and Culture

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3:08:50 AM - 4:21:49 AM
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3:08:50 AM - 4:21:49 AM

Hollywood and Culture

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Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined leaders in the film and music industries to talk about Hollywood’s impact on American culture and how the industries are adapting to technological innovations. Other speakers included Universal Studios President Ron Meyer, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Co-Chair Rob Friedman and Imagine Entertainment co-founder Brian Grazer.

1 hours, 12 minutes | 391 Views

Book Discussion on Why Women Still Can't Have It All

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4:23:01 AM - 5:32:02 AM
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4:23:01 AM - 5:32:02 AM

Book Discussion on Why Women Still Can't Have It All

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Former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter talks about her cover story in The Atlantic entitled "Why Women Still Can’t Have It All". It was the most read story in the magazine’s history and focused on the challenges of balancing her work with her personal life as mother and wife. Slaughter left the State Department in 2011 and teaches at Princeton University. She’s interviewed by former ABC News reporter and Obama administration health reform spokesperson Linda Douglass.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 439 Views

Poverty in the United States

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5:33:17 AM - 6:50:53 AM

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Poverty in the United States

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Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income inequality. Mr. Murray argued that communities work best with a traditional family structure, and “advance welfare states” discourage people from working and holding jobs. Mr. Bernstein countered that government assistance provides opportunity to help lift people out of poverty, saying, “If economy isn’t creating enough jobs, then it is the role of the public sector to create jobs.”

1 hours, 17 minutes | 565 Views