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Future of Afghanistan

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5:27:12 AM - 6:57:45 AM
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5:27:12 AM - 6:57:45 AM

Future of Afghanistan

Public Affairs Event

Former ambassadors and defense policy leaders talked about the political, economic, social, and security transitions facing Afghanistan. Mr. Dobbin said that the Afghan government could collapse in 2014 when significant numbers of U.S. troops would be withdrawn and President Karzai’s term would end. Mr. Jawad focused on political uncertainty facing Afghans and the possibility of insider attacks from the Taliban. The panelists also discussed regional security, including the role of Pakistan. All the panelists agreed that Afghanistan had improved security conditions and a positive economic outlook.

1 hours, 30 minutes | 749 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:31 AM - 7:49:45 AM
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Open Phones

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Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question of President Obama bypassing Congress to raise the debt ceiling.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 88 Views

Obama Administration Cabinet Changes

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7:51:17 AM - 9:31:15 AM
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7:51:17 AM - 9:31:15 AM

Obama Administration Cabinet Changes

Call-In

Steve Clemons and Gary Schmitt talked about President Obama’s choice for defense secretary, former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the defense budget, Mr. Hagel’s service in Vietnam, Afghanistan, the Middle East, Israel, and Iran. 
A live view of the parade rehearsal for the 57th presidential inauguration was shown.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.

1 hours, 39 minutes | 7,548 Views

Book Discussion on Breakout Nations

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9:32:48 AM - 9:40:48 AM
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Book Discussion on Breakout Nations

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Ruchir Sharma spoke by phone about his book, Breakout Nations, in which he focused on emerging markets and explored what makes economies “break out” or “break down.” Mr. Sharma spends one week per month in developing countries around the world. He described his book as a “road map” to which countries would and would not do well economically over the upcoming decade. Topics included China, India, and past economic “success stories” such as Japan.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 339 Views

Open Phones

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9:40:49 AM - 10:00:31 AM
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Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer commentary on news of the day.
The program concluded with a live view of the rehearsal for the 57th presidential inauguration.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 40 Views

Newsmakers with Representative Xavier Becerra

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10:00:56 AM - 10:30:42 AM
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10:00:56 AM - 10:30:42 AM

Newsmakers with Representative Xavier Becerra

Interview

Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about his priorities as the new chair of the House Democratic Caucus, and the role of Democratic leadership in issues facing the 113th Congress such as immigration, gun control, and the ongoing budget, tax, and debt ceiling debates. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 473 Views

U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

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10:33:51 AM - 11:12:06 AM
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10:33:51 AM - 11:12:06 AM

U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

White House Event

President Obama and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai spoke to reporters and answered questions on their meeting at the White House. President Obama said that U.S. forces in Afghanistan would transition to a supporting role starting in Spring 2013, but that no final decision had been made about the pace of troop withdrawals.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 1,238 Views

Presidential Inauguration Swearing-In Rehearsal

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11:12:41 AM - 11:14:01 AM
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11:12:41 AM - 11:14:01 AM

Presidential Inauguration Swearing-In Rehearsal

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Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal of the swearing-in ceremony for the 57th presidential inauguration.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 80 Views

Vice President Biden on Gun Violence Meeting

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11:15:55 AM - 11:28:38 AM
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11:15:55 AM - 11:28:38 AM

Vice President Biden on Gun Violence Meeting

White House Event

Vice President Biden spoke to reporters before a meeting with video game industry representatives. He talked about the meetings with various interest groups he had been holding throughout the week as part of the White House gun violence task force.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 182 Views

Presidential Inauguration Swearing-In Rehearsal

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11:28:43 AM - 11:30:01 AM
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11:28:43 AM - 11:30:01 AM

Presidential Inauguration Swearing-In Rehearsal

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Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal of the swearing-in ceremony for the 57th presidential inauguration.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 77 Views

Gun Violence Prevention Public Forum

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11:30:25 AM - 2:19:26 PM
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Gun Violence Prevention Public Forum

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Representative Mike Thompson (D-CA), and California law enforcement, mental health, and education officials, spoke at a public forum on gun violence. They gave brief opening statements before hearing from the public in the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors meeting room in Santa Rosa, California. Representative Thompson was the chair of a Democratic congressional task force examining ways to reduce and prevent gun violence.

2 hours, 49 minutes | 913 Views

Open Phones on Gun Control

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2:19:32 PM - 2:40:38 PM
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Open Phones on Gun Control

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for comments on violence and gun control following the airing of a forum held by Representative Mike Thompson (D-CA), chair of the Democrats' Congressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, in Santa Rosa, California, on January 10, 2013.
A video clip was shown of National Rifle Association President David Keene appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union” earlier in the day.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 87 Views

Treasury Secretary Nominee Announcement

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2:40:44 PM - 2:56:14 PM
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Treasury Secretary Nominee Announcement

White House Event

President Obama nominated White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew as his nominee to replace Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. Retiring Secretary Geithner and Jack Lew also made remarks at the announcement.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 1,998 Views

Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Proposal

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2:56:32 PM - 4:26:06 PM
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2:56:32 PM - 4:26:06 PM

Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Proposal

House Committee

White House Budget director Jacob Lew testified on the president’s 2012 budget request, which he called a “down payment” toward fiscal solvency. He also said that Congress needed to work together to address the long-term aspects of the budget. Chairman Ryan said the president’s budget showed that the president “abdicated his leadership role” in facing “our nation’s most pressing fiscal challenges.” The budget request totaled 3.7 trillion dollars and the administration said it would reduce the deficit by $1.1 trillion over the next 10 years.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 654 Views

CIA Director and Defense Secretary Nominations

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4:28:10 PM - 4:33:07 PM
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4:28:10 PM - 4:33:07 PM

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, 4 minutes | 3,289 Views

John Brennan Remarks on Terrorism

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4:33:21 PM - 4:51:13 PM
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John Brennan Remarks on Terrorism

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John Brennan spoke about U.S. efforts to fight terrorist financing since September 11, 2001.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 150 Views

U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy

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4:51:28 PM - 5:55:40 PM
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U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy

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John Brennan spoke about the use of drone strikes against terrorists. He called the strikes “legal, ethical and wise” using the highest standards to best try to limit loss of civilian life. Among the issues he addressed were the precedent set by the decision to employ drones, the decision-making process, and counterterrorism strategy since the death of Osama bin Laden. He also announced that some of the documents recovered from Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan a year earlier would be published online by the U.S. Military Academy’s Terrorism Center. He responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 3,985 Views

Presidential Inaugural Parade Rehearsal

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5:56:48 PM - 5:59:42 PM
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Presidential Inaugural Parade Rehearsal

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Footage was shown of a rehearsal for the presidential inaugural parade on Pennsylvania Avenue.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 795 Views

Newsmakers with Representative Xavier Becerra

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6:00:00 PM - 6:29:54 PM
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6:00:00 PM - 6:29:54 PM

Newsmakers with Representative Xavier Becerra

Interview

Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about his priorities as the new chair of the House Democratic Caucus, and the role of Democratic leadership in issues facing the 113th Congress such as immigration, gun control, and the ongoing budget, tax, and debt ceiling debates. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 473 Views

Obama Administration Cabinet Changes

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6:31:53 PM - 7:55:28 PM
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Obama Administration Cabinet Changes

Call-In

Steve Clemons and Gary Schmitt talked about President Obama’s choice for defense secretary, former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the defense budget, Mr. Hagel’s service in Vietnam, Afghanistan, the Middle East, Israel, and Iran. 
A live view of the parade rehearsal for the 57th presidential inauguration was shown.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 7,548 Views

Presidential Inauguration Review of Troops Rehearsal

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7:56:35 PM - 8:00:13 PM

Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal at the East Front of the Capitol of the review of troops for the 57th presidential inauguration.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 787 Views

Q&A with Jason Brennan

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8:00:30 PM - 9:00:05 PM
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Q&A with Jason Brennan

Q&A

Jason Brennan talked about his book, Libertarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know. He suggested that his goal for the book was to make libertarianism seem reasonable to people who were not inclined to know much about it. He described the book as a primer in the political philosophy described as libertarianism. In his book, Professor Brennan reviews well-know libertarians such as Ayn Rand and Milton Friedman, as well as Adam Smith and John Locke. He broadly defines three categories of libertarian thinkers as classical liberals, hard libertarians, and neo-classical liberals. He names examples of each category and talks about their views on many different economic and social issues. Professor Brennan reacted to video clips of Nick Gillespie, David Boaz, and Milton Friedman. He explained that the book was the latest in a series of “What Everyone Needs to Know” books published by Oxford University Press. In addition, he talked about his life and how he became interested libertarianism.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 2,339 Views

Question Time

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9:00:58 PM - 9:32:19 PM
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Question Time

International Telecasts

Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. Several members referenced the prime minister’s mid-year review news conference on January 7. Other topics included the British economy, benefits for poor families with children, unemployment,and minimum child benefits.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 547 Views

Obama Administration Cabinet Changes

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9:34:31 PM - 10:58:06 PM
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9:34:31 PM - 10:58:06 PM

Obama Administration Cabinet Changes

Call-In

Steve Clemons and Gary Schmitt talked about President Obama’s choice for defense secretary, former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the defense budget, Mr. Hagel’s service in Vietnam, Afghanistan, the Middle East, Israel, and Iran. 
A live view of the parade rehearsal for the 57th presidential inauguration was shown.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 7,548 Views

Q&A with Jason Brennan

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11:00:05 PM - 11:59:45 PM
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Q&A with Jason Brennan

Q&A

Jason Brennan talked about his book, Libertarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know. He suggested that his goal for the book was to make libertarianism seem reasonable to people who were not inclined to know much about it. He described the book as a primer in the political philosophy described as libertarianism. In his book, Professor Brennan reviews well-know libertarians such as Ayn Rand and Milton Friedman, as well as Adam Smith and John Locke. He broadly defines three categories of libertarian thinkers as classical liberals, hard libertarians, and neo-classical liberals. He names examples of each category and talks about their views on many different economic and social issues. Professor Brennan reacted to video clips of Nick Gillespie, David Boaz, and Milton Friedman. He explained that the book was the latest in a series of “What Everyone Needs to Know” books published by Oxford University Press. In addition, he talked about his life and how he became interested libertarianism.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 2,339 Views

Question Time

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12:01:05 AM - 12:32:26 AM
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Question Time

International Telecasts

Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. Several members referenced the prime minister’s mid-year review news conference on January 7. Other topics included the British economy, benefits for poor families with children, unemployment,and minimum child benefits.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 547 Views

Guantánamo Bay Prisoners

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12:34:52 AM - 2:04:48 AM
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12:34:52 AM - 2:04:48 AM

Guantánamo Bay Prisoners

Public Affairs Event

Opponents of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center argued for closure of the facility. They talked about the impact of the prison on U.S. credibility, the number of trials held in the 11 years the prison has been open, bills passed by Congress that prevent the release of prisoners, and the legitimacy of military commissions. They all criticized President Obama for failing to close the facility and for not vetoing a 2012 defense bill that barred the transfer of detainees. Morris Davis in his remarks said that Guantanamo Bay had served as “a warning light rather than a guiding light” to the rest of the world. 
The program contains language that some may find objectionable.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 570 Views

Gun Violence Prevention Public Forum

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2:05:54 AM - 3:51:59 AM
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2:05:54 AM - 3:51:59 AM

Gun Violence Prevention Public Forum

Public Affairs Event

Representative Mike Thompson (D-CA), and California law enforcement, mental health, and education officials, spoke at a public forum on gun violence. They gave brief opening statements before hearing from the public in the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors meeting room in Santa Rosa, California. Representative Thompson was the chair of a Democratic congressional task force examining ways to reduce and prevent gun violence.

1 hours, 46 minutes | 913 Views

Presidential Inauguration Review of Troops Rehearsal

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3:52:43 AM - 3:57:25 AM

Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal at the East Front of the Capitol of the review of troops for the 57th presidential inauguration.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 787 Views

Mortgage Policy

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3:58:54 AM - 5:57:48 AM
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3:58:54 AM - 5:57:48 AM

Mortgage Policy

Public Affairs Event

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) held a field hearing on mortgage policy with consumer groups, industry stakeholders, and financial experts. CFPB Director Richard Cordray unveiled the new CFPB “Ability to Repay” mortgage rule and criteria for qualified mortgages that he said were intended to protect all parties involved. The event, held in Westminster Hall in Baltimore, Maryland, opened with remarks by elected officials followed by Mr. Cordray’s remarks, a panel discussion with consumer and industry representatives, and then a period for comments from members of the public.

1 hours, 58 minutes | 364 Views

Q&A with Jason Brennan

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5:58:20 AM - 6:58:00 AM

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Q&A with Jason Brennan

Q&A

Jason Brennan talked about his book, Libertarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know. He suggested that his goal for the book was to make libertarianism seem reasonable to people who were not inclined to know much about it. He described the book as a primer in the political philosophy described as libertarianism. In his book, Professor Brennan reviews well-know libertarians such as Ayn Rand and Milton Friedman, as well as Adam Smith and John Locke. He broadly defines three categories of libertarian thinkers as classical liberals, hard libertarians, and neo-classical liberals. He names examples of each category and talks about their views on many different economic and social issues. Professor Brennan reacted to video clips of Nick Gillespie, David Boaz, and Milton Friedman. He explained that the book was the latest in a series of “What Everyone Needs to Know” books published by Oxford University Press. In addition, he talked about his life and how he became interested libertarianism.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 2,339 Views

Supreme Court Book Forum

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6:00:14 AM - 7:09:17 AM
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6:00:14 AM - 7:09:17 AM

Supreme Court Book Forum

Public Affairs Event

Authors spoke about Supreme Court issues and operations. They included Clare Cushman, Courtwatchers: Eyewitness Accounts in Supreme Court History, Anthony Franze, The Last Justice, Todd Peppers and Artemus Ward, In Chambers: Stories of Supreme Court Law Clerks and Their Justices, and Jeffery Toobin, The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court. They also responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 853 Views

Book Discussion on Guest of Honor

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7:09:45 AM - 7:14:34 AM
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Book Discussion on Guest of Honor

Interview

Author Deborah Davis talked about her book, Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation. She was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 126 Views

Book Discussion on Black Fire

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7:15:29 AM - 7:58:01 AM
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Book Discussion on Black Fire

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Author Robert Graysmith talks about his book, Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-era San Francisco, in which he recalls author Mark Twain’s friendship with Thomas Sawyer, a customs inspector and volunteer fireman in San Francisco, whose name Twain would immortalize in his novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Mr. Graysmith reported that in 1863, a twenty-eight year old Mark Twain, a reporter for San Francisco’s Daily Morning Call, befriended Mr. Sawyer over cards and drinks. It was during these casual meetings that Sawyer relayed to Twain stories of his youth and his involvement in stopping a serial arsonist that had set San Francisco afire six times in eighteen months. Robert Graysmith spoke at City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 852 Views

Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13

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7:58:15 AM - 7:59:34 AM
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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 | 66 Views

Book Discussion on Exit the Colonel

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7:59:54 AM - 8:55:25 AM
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Book Discussion on Exit the Colonel

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Ethan Chorin, a diplomat who served as an economic and commercial attache in Tripoli from 2004 to 2006, talked about his book, Exit the Colonel: The Hidden History of the Libyan Revolution, in which he traces the background to the 2011 uprisings in Libya. He also responded to questions from the audience. This event was hosted by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York City.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 561 Views

Book Discussion on Snow-Storm in August

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8:55:38 AM - 8:59:15 AM
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Book Discussion on Snow-Storm in August

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Author Jefferson Morely talked about his book, Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 140 Views

Copyright and the Book

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9:00:16 AM - 9:52:42 AM
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Copyright and the Book

Public Affairs Event

Tom Allen, James Shapiro, and Peter Jaszi talked about copyright and its relationship to authors, publishers and public interest. The panel was moderated by Maria Pallante, United States Register of Copyrights. The International Summit of the Book is hosted by the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C

0 hours, 52 minutes | 330 Views

Book Discussion on 500 Days

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9:53:00 AM - 9:58:36 AM
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Book Discussion on 500 Days

Interview

Author Kurt Eichenwald talked about his book, 500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 70 Views

Book Discussion on The Amistad Rebellion

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10:00:31 AM - 11:07:18 AM
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Book Discussion on The Amistad Rebellion

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Marcus Rediker, history professor at the University of Pittsburgh, talked about his book, The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom, in which he recounts the slave revolt aboard the Spanish schooner, Amistad in 1839. The author reported that four days after the ship set sail the captives revolted, killed the captain, and took command of the ship. The Amistad was eventually commandeered by the U.S. Navy and the men aboard were sent to prison in Connecticut, where they awaited a trail heard by the Supreme Court. Their case, defended by John Quincy Adams, resulted in their release and return to Africa. Mr. Rediker spoke at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 1,317 Views

Book Discussion on First Cameraman

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11:07:45 AM - 11:10:24 AM
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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 | 51 Views

New Books Being Released Week of 1/12/13

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11:10:24 AM - 11:11:40 AM
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New Books Being Released Week of 1/12/13

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A list of new books being released the week of January 12, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 38 Views

Book Discussion on Disrobed

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11:12:24 AM - 11:15:00 AM
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Book Discussion on Disrobed

Interview

Frederic Block talked about his book, Disrobed: An Inside Look at the Life and Work of a Federal Trial Judge. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 146 Views

Book Discussion on Regulating to Disaster

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11:14:38 AM - 11:54:51 AM
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Book Discussion on Regulating to Disaster

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Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about he book, Regulating to Disaster: How Green Jobs Policies Are Damaging America’s Economy, in which she takes a critical look at President Obama’s “green jobs” initiative and argues that it hurt the economy. This event was hosted by the Manhattan Institute in New York City.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 936 Views

Book Discussion on It’s Even Worse Than It Looks

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11:55:02 AM - 12:00:09 PM
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Book Discussion on It’s Even Worse Than It Looks

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Congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein talked about their book, It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 200 Views

After Words with Martin Duberman

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12:00:34 PM - 12:57:58 PM
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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 | 1,053 Views

Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13

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12:58:31 PM - 12:59:50 PM
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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 | 66 Views

Book Discussion on The Third Lie

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1:01:24 PM - 1:13:24 PM
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Book Discussion on The Third Lie

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Richard Gelles talked about his book, The Third Lie: Why Government Programs Don’t Work-and a Blueprint for Change, in which he argues that the vast majority of government social programs don’t work and suggests a different approach modeled on the few programs that have been successful.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 877 Views

Book Discussion on The Daily You

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1:16:06 PM - 1:23:24 PM
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Book Discussion on The Daily You

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Joseph Turow talked about his book, The Daily You: How the New Advertising Industry Is Defining Your Identity and Your Worth, in which he looks at the power of the advertising industry in the age of the internet. Professor Turow was interviewed at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 452 Views

Book Discussion on The Machinery of Criminal Justice

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1:26:12 PM - 1:34:21 PM

Stephanos Bibas talked about his book, The Machinery of Criminal Justice, in which he argues that our criminal justice system has become a process that values efficiency and speedy processing over reforming criminals and healing victims and their families. This interview, recorded at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication, is part of Book TV’s College Series.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 335 Views

Book Discussion on Confederate Reckoning

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1:34:56 PM - 1:58:57 PM
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Book Discussion on Confederate Reckoning

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Professor Stephanie McCurry talked about her book, Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South, in which she looks at the internal politics of the South during the Civil War and the influence that southern women and slaves had on the war’s outcome. This interview was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

0 hours, 24 minutes | 1,838 Views

Thane Gustafson talked about his book, Wheel of Fortune: The Battle for Oil and Power in Russia, in which he looks at how Russia’s unstable political and economic systems could impact the country’s oil output (12% of global oil supply) and what this could mean for the global economy. Hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 1,101 Views

New Books Being Released Week of 1/12/13

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A list of new books being released the week of January 12, 2013.

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Book Discussion on America's Great Debate

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Author Fergus Bordewich talked about his book, America’s Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

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Authors on Contemporary War

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Authors on Contemporary War

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Authors spoke about various aspects of warfare and the impact of military action in Iraq and Afghanistan. Jake Tapper talked about his book, The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, an account of one of America’s deadliest battles in Afghanistan. Benjamin Busch talked about his memoir, Dust to Dust, in which he recounts his childhood in rural New York, Marine training in North Carolina, and deployment during the worst of the war in Iraq. Brian Castner talks about his book, The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows, in which he portrays the toll war exacts on the men and women who are fighting it. 
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.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 476 Views

Book Discussion on Pat Nixon

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Mary Brennan, history professor at Texas State University, talked about her book, Pat Nixon: Embattled First Lady, in which she recounts the life of former First Lady Pat Nixon (1912-1993).The author utilized Mrs. Nixon’s recently-released papers to examine the personal and professional life of the private first lady. She spoke at the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 1,423 Views

Book Discussion on Detroit City is the Place to Be

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Book Discussion on Detroit City is the Place to Be

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Mark Binelli, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine who grew up in the Detroit area, talked about his book, Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis, in which he presented a history and profiled the influx of artists, environmentalists, and city planners who were re-imagining the urban landscape. Mark Binelli spoke at the Fisher Building in Detroit.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 1,098 Views

Abraham Lincoln Institute 5th Annual Symposium

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Abraham Lincoln Institute 5th Annual Symposium

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Doris Kearns Goodwin talked about the way a leader’s private life affects his public actions at the 5th Annual Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium. Ms. Goodwin analyzed the private life of Abraham Lincoln and three other contenders for the presidency in 1860: Salmon Chase, William Seward, and Edward Bates. The event was held at The Library of Congress. Following her remarks, Ms. Goodwin took questions from the audience.

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New Books Being Released Week of 1/12/13

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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.

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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.

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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 | 677 Views

Book Discussion on An Intriguing Life

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Cynthia Helms talked about her book, An Intriguing Life: A Memoir of War, Washington, and Marriage to an American Spymaster, in which she recounts her life. Ms. Helms who grew up in England and served in World War II, remembers her introduction to the world of secret intelligence via her husband, the internal politics of the CIA, and the couples time spent in Tehran as Richard Helms served as American ambassador prior to the Iranian Revolution. Cynthia Helms spoke at the British Embassy in Washington,D.C. and responded to questions from the audience.

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After Words with Michael Austin

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After Words with Michael Austin

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Professor Michael Austin talked about his book, That’s Not What They Meant!: Reclaiming the Founding Fathers from America’s Right Wing, in which he analyzes dozens of speeches, books and articles by conservative commentators to expose what he called the “deep historical flaws in their use of America’s founding history.” He also examined the founders' quotes in context to present what he believed was a more accurate picture of their meaning. He discussed his findings with David Fontana.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 1,684 Views

After Words with Michael Austin

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After Words with Michael Austin

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Professor Michael Austin talked about his book, That’s Not What They Meant!: Reclaiming the Founding Fathers from America’s Right Wing, in which he analyzes dozens of speeches, books and articles by conservative commentators to expose what he called the “deep historical flaws in their use of America’s founding history.” He also examined the founders' quotes in context to present what he believed was a more accurate picture of their meaning. He discussed his findings with David Fontana.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 1,684 Views

Book Discussion on The Hopkins Touch

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Book Discussion on The Hopkins Touch

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David Roll talked about his book, The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler, in which he recounts the life and career of Harry Hopkins, advisor and friend to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Hopkins, who did not have an official title in the Roosevelt administration, was a confidante to the president, who assisted in establishment of the New Deal and communications between Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin during World War II. David Roll spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. and responded to questions from the audience.

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Future of Iraq

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Future of Iraq

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Michael Gordon talked about his book, The Endgame: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from George W. Bush to Barack Obama, Iraq’s future in the current Middle East political climate, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included lessons learned from the 8-year conflict in Iraq, the state of leadership and democracy in Iraq, sectarian conflicts and violence, oil, investment in the country, al-Qaida’s presence, and the effect of Syria’s civil war on the region.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 572 Views

Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13

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

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New Books Being Released Week of 1/12/13

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After Words with Michael Austin

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After Words with Michael Austin

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Professor Michael Austin talked about his book, That’s Not What They Meant!: Reclaiming the Founding Fathers from America’s Right Wing, in which he analyzes dozens of speeches, books and articles by conservative commentators to expose what he called the “deep historical flaws in their use of America’s founding history.” He also examined the founders' quotes in context to present what he believed was a more accurate picture of their meaning. He discussed his findings with David Fontana.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 1,684 Views

After Words with Michael Austin

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After Words with Michael Austin

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Professor Michael Austin talked about his book, That’s Not What They Meant!: Reclaiming the Founding Fathers from America’s Right Wing, in which he analyzes dozens of speeches, books and articles by conservative commentators to expose what he called the “deep historical flaws in their use of America’s founding history.” He also examined the founders' quotes in context to present what he believed was a more accurate picture of their meaning. He discussed his findings with David Fontana.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 1,684 Views

Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13

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

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Book Discussion on The Third Lie

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Book Discussion on The Third Lie

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Richard Gelles talked about his book, The Third Lie: Why Government Programs Don’t Work-and a Blueprint for Change, in which he argues that the vast majority of government social programs don’t work and suggests a different approach modeled on the few programs that have been successful.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 877 Views

Book Discussion on Out of the News

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Book Discussion on Out of the News

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Author Celia Wexler talked about her book, Out of the News: Former Journalists Discuss a Profession in Crisis. She was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

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Book Discussion on The Daily You

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Book Discussion on The Daily You

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Joseph Turow talked about his book, The Daily You: How the New Advertising Industry Is Defining Your Identity and Your Worth, in which he looks at the power of the advertising industry in the age of the internet. Professor Turow was interviewed at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 452 Views

New Books Being Released Week of 1/12/13

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A list of new books being released the week of January 12, 2013.

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Book Discussion on The Machinery of Criminal Justice

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Stephanos Bibas talked about his book, The Machinery of Criminal Justice, in which he argues that our criminal justice system has become a process that values efficiency and speedy processing over reforming criminals and healing victims and their families. This interview, recorded at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication, is part of Book TV’s College Series.

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

0 hours, 23 minutes | 741 Views

Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13

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

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Book Discussion on Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

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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.

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New Books Being Released Week of 1/12/13

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A list of new books being released the week of January 12, 2013.

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After Words with Michael Austin

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After Words with Michael Austin

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Professor Michael Austin talked about his book, That’s Not What They Meant!: Reclaiming the Founding Fathers from America’s Right Wing, in which he analyzes dozens of speeches, books and articles by conservative commentators to expose what he called the “deep historical flaws in their use of America’s founding history.” He also examined the founders' quotes in context to present what he believed was a more accurate picture of their meaning. He discussed his findings with David Fontana.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 1,684 Views

After Words with Michael Austin

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After Words with Michael Austin

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Professor Michael Austin talked about his book, That’s Not What They Meant!: Reclaiming the Founding Fathers from America’s Right Wing, in which he analyzes dozens of speeches, books and articles by conservative commentators to expose what he called the “deep historical flaws in their use of America’s founding history.” He also examined the founders' quotes in context to present what he believed was a more accurate picture of their meaning. He discussed his findings with David Fontana.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 1,684 Views

Book Discussion on Rise to Greatness

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Book Discussion on Rise to Greatness

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Author David Von Drehle talked about his book, Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America’s Most Perilous Year, in which he presents a history of the United States in 1862, the second year of the Civil War. The author said that despite a strained federal government and weakened Union forces, President Lincoln was able to develop several pieces of legislation that would shape the future of the country, namely the Emancipation Proclamation. He spoke at Unity Temple on the Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri and responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 1,047 Views

Book Discussion on Bailout

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Book Discussion on Bailout

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Author Neil Barofsky talked about his book, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street, in which he argues that the $700 billon Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) bailout fund was mishandled. Mr. Barofsky also answered questions from viewers. 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.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 989 Views

Book Discussion on Mr. Sunday's Saturday Night Chicken

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Fox News Host Chris Wallace and his wife Lorraine talked about her book Mr. Sunday’s Saturday Night Chicken.
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 | 61 Views

Cultural Institutions and Book Publishing

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Cultural Institutions and Book Publishing

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Carla Hayden and Ira Silverberg talked about the role of cultural institutions in fostering the future of the book. The panel was moderated by Harold Evans, former publisher and president of Random House. The International Summit of the Book was hosted by the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

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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 | 710 Views

Q&A with Chalmers Johnson

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Q&A with Chalmers Johnson

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Chalmers Johnson was interviewed about topical issues and his book, The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic, published by Metropolitan Books. Other topics included the increasing power of the Executive Branch, loss of liberty, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the September 11 attacks, militarism and the overextension of the U.S. ‘empire.’ He taught Chinese and Japanese politics at the University of California at Berkeley for 26 years.
Professor Johnson also wrote, Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire, published by Holt; and Revolutionary Change, published by Stanford.
He has another book coming out later this year, Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 1,825 Views

War of 1812 in Art and Memory

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War of 1812 in Art and Memory

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Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects representing the major personalities involved in the War of 1812. The collection was assembled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery from the United States, Canada and Great Britain. They spoke about the significance of the war, its role in establishing a national identity, and the personalities that became American “heroes” as a result of their actions in the war.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 726 Views

The State of the Presidential Studies Field

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The State of the Presidential Studies Field

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Presidential scholars and others talked about the intersection between popular and scholarly history, including the narrative approach of authors David McCullough and Doris Kearns Goodwin, and of documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. The Miller Center at the University of Virginia hosted this discussion.

1 hours, 51 minutes | 652 Views

Inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Newsreel footage of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1945 inauguration was shown.

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A Photographer's View with David Hume Kennerly

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A Photographer's View with David Hume Kennerly

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Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Hume Kennerly shared images of First Ladies. Mr. Kennerly was the White House photographer during the Ford Administration from 1974-77. 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. This conference was the last of three in Texas, focusing on First Ladies - the previous gatherings were at the George Bush Presidential Library and the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

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John Paul Jones Memorial

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John Paul Jones Memorial

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Historian Richard Norton Smith described the 10-foot tall statue of Revolutionary War naval hero John Paul Jones. Sculpted by Charles H. Niehaus, and dedicated in 1912, the memorial was the first to be erected in Washington, DC’s Potomac Park.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 563 Views

General McClellan and Colonel Key

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General McClellan and Colonel Key

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William Styple talked about General George McClellan’s working relationship with staff officer, Colonel Thomas Key. He said Colonel Key exercised unique influence over McClellan, often to a detrimental effect. The Library of the Chathams in Chatham, New Jersey hosted this talk.

1 hours, 33 minutes | 753 Views

President Nixon 1973 Inauguration

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President Nixon 1973 Inauguration

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Footage was shown of President Richard Nixon’s second inaugural ceremony in 1973. Chief Justice Warren Burger administered the oaths to both Vice President Spiro Agnew and President Nixon, followed by President Nixon’s inaugural address

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Inauguration of John F. Kennedy

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Inauguration of John F. Kennedy

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Universal Newsreel footage of John F. Kennedy’s 1961 inauguration was shown.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 161 Views

World War II and Pop Culture

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World War II and Pop Culture

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Professor Randy Roberts talked about the connections between popular culture and World War II in films such as Casablanca and The Fighting Seabees and in songs such as “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B.” Professor Roberts also described how patriotic sentiments made their way into comic books like Captain America. He responded to questions from students in the audience.

1 hours, 18 minutes | 1,133 Views

President Eisenhower 1957 Inauguration

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President Eisenhower 1957 Inauguration

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Newsreel coverage of the second inauguration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1957 was shown courtesy of the Eisenhower Presidential Library.
The video, produced by the Senate Recording Studio, features highlights of President Eisenhower’s second inauguration. The official oath was taken in private at the White House because January 20th fell on a Sunday in 1957. The next day, Monday January 21st, a public inaugural ceremony was held. This video also shows highlights of the parade and balls that evening.

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Inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Newsreel footage of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1945 inauguration was shown.

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Raymond Patriarca and the Providence Mob

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Raymond Patriarca and the Providence Mob

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Arlene Violet talked about Rhode Island’s mob history as well as mob don Raymond Patriarca, his rise to becoming a crime boss, his multiple arrests, his death and the role organized crime plays in contemporary Rhode Island and Providence. She co-authored The Mob and Me: Wiseguys and the Witness Protection Program with John Partington, who created the witness protection program. In 2011 she wrote a musical about the Rhode Island mob called The 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, 7 minutes | 709 Views

George McGovern Oral History Interview

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George McGovern Oral History Interview

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Former Senator George McGovern talked about his career, the life of the Senate, and his relationship with former colleague Senator Robert Dole, including their work on the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. He also talked about his relationships with former Presidents Nixon and Ford and former Vice President Hubert Humphrey. During 22 years in the U.S. Congress, former Senator McGovern was instrumental in creating programs to alleviate hunger, including Food for Peace, the school lunch program, and food stamps. After his 1972 presidential campaign as the Democratic nominee, he continued his leadership in the battle against world hunger. 
This never-before-aired July 13, 2007, 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.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 684 Views

Freedom Riders 50 Years Later

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Freedom Riders 50 Years Later

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Nine former freedom riders talked about their involvement in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. The panelists were members of the New Orleans chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), and participated in the Freedom Rides, a 1961 protest against racial segregation in public transportation. They talked about how and why they got involved and some of the dangerous situations they faced. They also responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 48 minutes | 601 Views

History of New York City's Penn Station

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History of New York City's Penn Station

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Architectural historian Barry Lewis talked about the history of Pennsylvania Station, from its development in the early 1900s, through its demolition and remodeling of its remaining below-ground sections in the 1960s. The New York Historical Society hosted this talk. New York City’s Pennsylvania Station opened in 1910 and was the first all-electric, long-distance train station in America. The noted architecture firm of McKim, Mead and White designed the building, which was widely considered a Beaux Arts masterpiece.

1 hours, 8 minutes | 1,435 Views

John Paul Jones Memorial

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John Paul Jones Memorial

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Historian Richard Norton Smith described the 10-foot tall statue of Revolutionary War naval hero John Paul Jones. Sculpted by Charles H. Niehaus, and dedicated in 1912, the memorial was the first to be erected in Washington, DC’s Potomac Park.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 563 Views

War of 1812 in Art and Memory

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War of 1812 in Art and Memory

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Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects representing the major personalities involved in the War of 1812. The collection was assembled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery from the United States, Canada and Great Britain. They spoke about the significance of the war, its role in establishing a national identity, and the personalities that became American “heroes” as a result of their actions in the war.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 726 Views

The State of the Presidential Studies Field

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The State of the Presidential Studies Field

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Presidential scholars and others talked about the intersection between popular and scholarly history, including the narrative approach of authors David McCullough and Doris Kearns Goodwin, and of documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. The Miller Center at the University of Virginia hosted this discussion.

1 hours, 51 minutes | 652 Views

Inauguration of John F. Kennedy

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9:23:16 PM - 9:29:17 PM
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Inauguration of John F. Kennedy

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Universal Newsreel footage of John F. Kennedy’s 1961 inauguration was shown.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 161 Views

A Photographer's View with David Hume Kennerly

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9:31:42 PM - 9:57:18 PM
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A Photographer's View with David Hume Kennerly

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Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Hume Kennerly shared images of First Ladies. Mr. Kennerly was the White House photographer during the Ford Administration from 1974-77. 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. This conference was the last of three in Texas, focusing on First Ladies - the previous gatherings were at the George Bush Presidential Library and the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 401 Views

War of 1812 in Art and Memory

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10:00:24 PM - 10:28:24 PM
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War of 1812 in Art and Memory

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Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects representing the major personalities involved in the War of 1812. The collection was assembled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery from the United States, Canada and Great Britain. They spoke about the significance of the war, its role in establishing a national identity, and the personalities that became American “heroes” as a result of their actions in the war.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 726 Views

The State of the Presidential Studies Field

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10:30:12 PM - 12:22:01 AM
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10:30:12 PM - 12:22:01 AM

The State of the Presidential Studies Field

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Presidential scholars and others talked about the intersection between popular and scholarly history, including the narrative approach of authors David McCullough and Doris Kearns Goodwin, and of documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. The Miller Center at the University of Virginia hosted this discussion.

1 hours, 51 minutes | 652 Views

Inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

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12:22:48 AM - 12:27:31 AM
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Inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Newsreel footage of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1945 inauguration was shown.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 182 Views

John Paul Jones Memorial

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12:28:05 AM - 12:30:09 AM
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John Paul Jones Memorial

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Historian Richard Norton Smith described the 10-foot tall statue of Revolutionary War naval hero John Paul Jones. Sculpted by Charles H. Niehaus, and dedicated in 1912, the memorial was the first to be erected in Washington, DC’s Potomac Park.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 563 Views

A Photographer's View with David Hume Kennerly

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12:30:47 AM - 12:56:23 AM
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A Photographer's View with David Hume Kennerly

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Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Hume Kennerly shared images of First Ladies. Mr. Kennerly was the White House photographer during the Ford Administration from 1974-77. 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. This conference was the last of three in Texas, focusing on First Ladies - the previous gatherings were at the George Bush Presidential Library and the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 401 Views

Museum of the Confederacy

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12:56:38 AM - 1:00:20 AM
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Museum of the Confederacy

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Sam Craghead led a tour of the Museum of the Confederacy, located next door to the White House of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia and had been in operation since 1896. Holding over 130,000 artifacts related to the Confederacy, the museum displays personal items of well-known generals such as Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 332 Views

Book Discussion on Washington\'s Spies

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1:00:53 AM - 1:42:53 AM
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Book Discussion on Washington\'s Spies

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Alexander Rose talked about his book Washington’s Spies: The Story of America’s First Spy Ring, published by Bantam. The book examines the use of intelligence during the Revolutionary War. Mr. Rose recounts tales of American spies who provided information to George Washington about British troops in New York City. He also discusses battle plans and the techniques used to gather information on battlefields. Mr. Rose’s presentation included information about more famous spies of that time, such as Nathan Hale and Benedict Arnold.
He responded to questions from members of the audience.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 1,420 Views

History of POWs held by U.S.

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1:43:58 AM - 3:00:22 AM
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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 | 710 Views

Q&A with Chalmers Johnson

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3:00:53 AM - 3:59:05 AM
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Q&A with Chalmers Johnson

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Chalmers Johnson was interviewed about topical issues and his book, The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic, published by Metropolitan Books. Other topics included the increasing power of the Executive Branch, loss of liberty, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the September 11 attacks, militarism and the overextension of the U.S. ‘empire.’ He taught Chinese and Japanese politics at the University of California at Berkeley for 26 years.
Professor Johnson also wrote, Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire, published by Holt; and Revolutionary Change, published by Stanford.
He has another book coming out later this year, Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 1,825 Views

George McGovern Oral History Interview

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4:00:11 AM - 4:53:46 AM
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George McGovern Oral History Interview

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Former Senator George McGovern talked about his career, the life of the Senate, and his relationship with former colleague Senator Robert Dole, including their work on the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. He also talked about his relationships with former Presidents Nixon and Ford and former Vice President Hubert Humphrey. During 22 years in the U.S. Congress, former Senator McGovern was instrumental in creating programs to alleviate hunger, including Food for Peace, the school lunch program, and food stamps. After his 1972 presidential campaign as the Democratic nominee, he continued his leadership in the battle against world hunger. 
This never-before-aired July 13, 2007, 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.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 684 Views

Freedom Riders 50 Years Later

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4:55:49 AM - 6:43:54 AM

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Freedom Riders 50 Years Later

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Nine former freedom riders talked about their involvement in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. The panelists were members of the New Orleans chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), and participated in the Freedom Rides, a 1961 protest against racial segregation in public transportation. They talked about how and why they got involved and some of the dangerous situations they faced. They also responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 48 minutes | 601 Views