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Irish Parliament Examining Current Abortion Law

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4:12:01 AM - 6:06:06 AM
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4:12:01 AM - 6:06:06 AM

Irish Parliament Examining Current Abortion Law

International Telecasts

The Irish Parliament held a three-day public hearing to examine their current abortion law. Committee members heard testimony from medical and legal experts, religious leaders and advocacy groups on recommendations for more clarity in Ireland’s abortion laws. In this panel, maternity doctors and health professionals testified on abortion law in Ireland. Doctors told committee members that “there is a degree of legal uncertainty” and recommended new laws that were “workable and practical” and protected the rights of doctors.

1 hours, 54 minutes | 208 Views

National Day of Service Summit

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6:07:40 AM - 6:20:32 AM
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6:07:40 AM - 6:20:32 AM

National Day of Service Summit

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Eva Longoria, Chelsea Clinton, and Beau Biden spoke at a “National Day of Service” summit event on the National Mall, hosted by the Presidential Inaugural Committee. First lady Michelle Obama spoke by video message.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 219 Views

National Day of Service Summit

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6:20:32 AM - 6:23:01 AM
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6:20:32 AM - 6:23:01 AM

National Day of Service Summit

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Eva Longoria, Chelsea Clinton, and Beau Biden spoke at a “National Day of Service” summit event on the National Mall, hosted by the Presidential Inaugural Committee. First lady Michelle Obama spoke by video message.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 219 Views

President Obama Day of Service Event

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6:23:01 AM - 6:25:44 AM
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6:23:01 AM - 6:25:44 AM

President Obama Day of Service Event

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President Barack Obama took part in a “National Day of Service” event the day before his second term began. The event to honor the service and legacy of Martin Luther King, Junior, took place at Burrville Elementary School in northeast Washington, D.C. The president and first lady were seen staining a book shelf with other volunteers, Sheri Fisher and Jeff Franco from City Year.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 344 Views

President Obama Day of Service Event Remarks

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6:26:15 AM - 6:31:45 AM
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President Obama Day of Service Event Remarks

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President Barack Obama made remarks about the importance of volunteerism and serving communities after he and his family took part in a “National Day of Service” event at Burrville Elementary School in northeast Washington, DC.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 439 Views

Vice President Biden Day of Service Event

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6:31:55 AM - 6:38:55 AM
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Vice President Biden Day of Service Event

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As part of a a “National Day of Service” event to help honor the service and legacy of Martin Luther King, Junior, Vice President Joe Biden and his family helped volunteers pack “care kits” for service members, veterans, and first responders. He spoke with volunteers at this event held by the Points of Light Foundation at the D.C. Armory.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 146 Views

Vice President Biden Day of Service Event Remarks

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6:39:01 AM - 6:45:01 AM
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Vice President Biden Day of Service Event Remarks

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Vice President Biden spoke at a “National Day of Service” event to help honor the service and legacy of Martin Luther King, Junior, held by the Points of Light Foundation at the D.C. Armory. Vice President Biden and his family helped volunteers to pack “care kits” for service members, veterans, and first responders.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 141 Views

Kids' Inaugural Concert

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6:44:51 AM - 6:58:03 AM
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Kids' Inaugural Concert

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Dr. Jill Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at the 2013 Kids' Inaugural Concert, held to honor and celebrate the service and sacrifice of military families.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 958 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:31 AM - 7:36:35 AM
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Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer commentary on news of the day, including President Obama’s official swearing in. Shennell Antrobus also spoke by phone about security and road closures because of the inauguration.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.

0 hours, 36 minutes | 135 Views

Private and Public Swearing-In

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7:37:35 AM - 8:28:47 AM
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Private and Public Swearing-In

Call-In

Stephen Dinan talked about the private swearing-in and public inauguration of President Obama, as well as some of the issues the president would address in his second term in office. Topics included the importance of the public inauguration ceremony, issues such as immigration and gun control, and opportunities for President Obama to work with Congress in his second term.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 205 Views

Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

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8:15:17 AM - 8:25:53 AM
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Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

Public Affairs Event

Vice President Biden was officially sworn-in on Sunday, January 20, 2013, at his residence on the grounds of the Naval Observatory by Justice Sonya Sotomayor. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because Courts and other public institutions are not open. Public ceremonies were scheduled the next day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 4,722 Views

Inauguration Donations

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8:30:17 AM - 9:00:24 AM
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Inauguration Donations

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Christina Wilkie talked about President Obama’s removal of the cap he set in on the amount an individual may give to inaugural festivities. In 2009, President Obama restricted individual donations and banned corporations from donating. He also reversed himself on corporate donations. Topics included the events paid for by presidential inauguration committee, the cost of various inaugural events, and contributions from the federal government towards inauguration costs.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 188 Views

President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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9:00:30 AM - 9:03:36 AM
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President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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President Obama and Vice President Biden participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 1,141 Views

Second Term Presidents

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9:03:42 AM - 10:00:05 AM
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Second Term Presidents

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Richard Norton Smith talked about how U.S. presidents have fared in their second terms, and those considered most and least successful. Topics included specific challenges that face second-term presidents, efforts to shape their historic legacies, cabinet and personnel changes, and scandals and notable controversies.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 431 Views

Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy

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10:00:29 AM - 10:33:20 AM
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Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy

Interview

Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about upcoming hearings on gun control and other issues on the committee’s agenda. Topics included immigration reform, potential confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court if a vacancy arises, cybersecurity, drone use for spying, prison sentencing, the Violence Against Women Act.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 444 Views

2013 Inaugural Ceremony Preview

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2013 Inaugural Ceremony Preview

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C-SPAN’s coverage of the 57th presidential inauguration began with a look back at President Obama’s 2009 inaugural address, followed by a preview of his 2013 address. They also talked about other past inaugural addresses and their significance.* Guests included Terry Edmonds, former director of speechwriting for President Clinton, and John McConnell, former speechwriter for George W. Bush.

1 hours, 42 minutes | 1,002 Views

Official Swearing-In of President Obama

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11:55:33 AM - 11:57:03 AM
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Official Swearing-In of President Obama

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President Obama was officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts on Sunday, January 20, 2013, in a private ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because courts and other public institutions are not open. The public ceremony was scheduled for the following day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 3,072 Views

Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

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12:15:43 PM - 12:22:50 PM
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12:15:43 PM - 12:22:50 PM

Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

Public Affairs Event

Vice President Biden was officially sworn-in on Sunday, January 20, 2013, at his residence on the grounds of the Naval Observatory by Justice Sonya Sotomayor. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because Courts and other public institutions are not open. Public ceremonies were scheduled the next day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 4,722 Views

President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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12:22:56 PM - 12:26:50 PM
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President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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President Obama and Vice President Biden participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 1,141 Views

Official Swearing-In of President Obama

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12:26:56 PM - 12:28:02 PM
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12:26:56 PM - 12:28:02 PM

Official Swearing-In of President Obama

White House Event

President Obama was officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts on Sunday, January 20, 2013, in a private ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because courts and other public institutions are not open. The public ceremony was scheduled for the following day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 3,072 Views

Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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12:28:08 PM - 12:30:01 PM
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Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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Sights and sounds of Washington, D.C, preparing for the inauguration included this scene of visitors at the Martin Luther King, Junior, Memorial.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 37 Views

EMILY's List Inauguration Brunch

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12:30:08 PM - 12:33:38 PM
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12:30:08 PM - 12:33:38 PM

EMILY's List Inauguration Brunch

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EMILY’s List hosted a brunch on inauguration eve for some of the newly-elected women in the 113th Congress. A few of them spoke at the event including Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) also addressed the gathering and talked about her party’s agenda that included reducing gun violence, jobs, immigration and preventing domestic violence.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 311 Views

Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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12:33:43 PM - 12:35:43 PM
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Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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Sights and sounds of Washington, D.C, preparing for the inauguration included this scene of visitors at the Martin Luther King, Junior, Memorial.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 35 Views

Second Term Presidents

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12:35:50 PM - 1:30:13 PM
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Second Term Presidents

Call-In

Richard Norton Smith talked about how U.S. presidents have fared in their second terms, and those considered most and least successful. Topics included specific challenges that face second-term presidents, efforts to shape their historic legacies, cabinet and personnel changes, and scandals and notable controversies.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 431 Views

Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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1:30:19 PM - 1:33:01 PM
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1:30:19 PM - 1:33:01 PM

Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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Sights and sounds of Washington, D.C, preparing for the inauguration included this scene of visitors at the Martin Luther King, Junior, Memorial.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 44 Views

Presidential Attendance at St. John's Church

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1:33:07 PM - 1:39:07 PM
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Presidential Attendance at St. John's Church

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Historian and church member Richard Grimmett gave a tour of St. John’s Church on Lafayette Square near the White House. The church was built in 1816 and designed by U.S. Capitol architect Benjamin Latrobe. St. John’s is known as the "Church of the Presidents", because every president since James Madison has attended at least one service there.
Richard Grimmett showed the pews where U.S. presidents have sat in St. John’s Church and the attendance book that presidents have signed. He talked about the tradition of presidents attending a service there on the morning of an inauguration. Historical photographs and film clips were shown.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 73 Views

Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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1:39:13 PM - 1:42:07 PM
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Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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Sights and sounds of Washington, D.C, preparing for the inauguration included this scene of visitors at the Martin Luther King, Junior, Memorial.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 37 Views

Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

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1:42:13 PM - 1:49:25 PM
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1:42:13 PM - 1:49:25 PM

Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

Public Affairs Event

Vice President Biden was officially sworn-in on Sunday, January 20, 2013, at his residence on the grounds of the Naval Observatory by Justice Sonya Sotomayor. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because Courts and other public institutions are not open. Public ceremonies were scheduled the next day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 4,722 Views

President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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1:49:31 PM - 1:53:25 PM
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1:49:31 PM - 1:53:25 PM

President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

White House Event

President Obama and Vice President Biden participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 1,141 Views

Official Swearing-In of President Obama

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1:53:31 PM - 1:54:37 PM
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1:53:31 PM - 1:54:37 PM

Official Swearing-In of President Obama

White House Event

President Obama was officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts on Sunday, January 20, 2013, in a private ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because courts and other public institutions are not open. The public ceremony was scheduled for the following day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 3,072 Views

Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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1:54:43 PM - 1:59:01 PM
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1:54:43 PM - 1:59:01 PM

Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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Sights and sounds of Washington, D.C, preparing for the inauguration included this scene of visitors singing gospel and civil rights songs at the Martin Luther King, Junior, Memorial.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 34 Views

EMILY's List Inauguration Brunch

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1:59:07 PM - 2:42:56 PM
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1:59:07 PM - 2:42:56 PM

EMILY's List Inauguration Brunch

Public Affairs Event

EMILY’s List hosted a brunch on inauguration eve for some of the newly-elected women in the 113th Congress. A few of them spoke at the event including Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) also addressed the gathering and talked about her party’s agenda that included reducing gun violence, jobs, immigration and preventing domestic violence.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 311 Views

Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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2:43:37 PM - 2:44:07 PM
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Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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Sights and sounds of Washington, D.C, preparing for the inauguration included this scene of the White House.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 42 Views

Presidential Inauguration Objects

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2:44:10 PM - 2:55:03 PM
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2:44:10 PM - 2:55:03 PM

Presidential Inauguration Objects

Interview

Harry Rubenstein, chairman of the National Museum of American History Politics and Reform Division, talked about some of the Presidential inaugural objects from past inaugurations. The museum has a vast collection of Presidential inaugural artifacts dating back to George Washington’s presidency.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 104 Views

Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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2:55:19 PM - 2:56:13 PM
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Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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Sights and sounds of Washington, D.C, preparing for the inauguration included this scene of the west side of the Capitol building.

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Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

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2:56:14 PM - 3:56:33 PM
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Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

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Don Ritchie gave a historical perspective on inaugurations, talked about ways in which different presidents had shaped the occasion, the adoption of the phrase “so help me God” in the oath of office, and various other aspects of the celebration. Mr. Ritchie also spoke about Vice President Andrew Johnson’s drunken inaugural address.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 183 Views

Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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3:57:07 PM - 4:01:25 PM
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Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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Sights and sounds of Washington, D.C, preparing for the inauguration included this scene of the west side of the Capitol building.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 30 Views

Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

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4:01:31 PM - 4:08:13 PM
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Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

Public Affairs Event

Vice President Biden was officially sworn-in on Sunday, January 20, 2013, at his residence on the grounds of the Naval Observatory by Justice Sonya Sotomayor. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because Courts and other public institutions are not open. Public ceremonies were scheduled the next day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 4,722 Views

President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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4:08:25 PM - 4:12:13 PM
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4:08:25 PM - 4:12:13 PM

President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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President Obama and Vice President Biden participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 1,141 Views

Official Swearing-In of President Obama

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4:12:19 PM - 4:13:25 PM
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Official Swearing-In of President Obama

White House Event

President Obama was officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts on Sunday, January 20, 2013, in a private ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because courts and other public institutions are not open. The public ceremony was scheduled for the following day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 3,072 Views

Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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4:13:31 PM - 4:16:55 PM
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4:13:31 PM - 4:16:55 PM

Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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Sights and sounds of Washington, D.C, preparing for the inauguration included this scene of the west side of the Capitol building.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 26 Views

EMILY's List Inauguration Brunch

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4:17:01 PM - 5:01:19 PM
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4:17:01 PM - 5:01:19 PM

EMILY's List Inauguration Brunch

Public Affairs Event

EMILY’s List hosted a brunch on inauguration eve for some of the newly-elected women in the 113th Congress. A few of them spoke at the event including Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) also addressed the gathering and talked about her party’s agenda that included reducing gun violence, jobs, immigration and preventing domestic violence.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 311 Views

Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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5:01:25 PM - 5:04:49 PM
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Sights and Sounds of the Inauguration

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Sights and sounds of Washington, D.C, preparing for the inauguration included this scene of the west side of the Capitol building.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 32 Views

2013 Inaugural Ceremony Preview

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5:04:55 PM - 6:03:37 PM
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5:04:55 PM - 6:03:37 PM

2013 Inaugural Ceremony Preview

Call-In

C-SPAN’s coverage of the 57th presidential inauguration began with a look back at President Obama’s 2009 inaugural address, followed by a preview of his 2013 address. They also talked about other past inaugural addresses and their significance.* Guests included Terry Edmonds, former director of speechwriting for President Clinton, and John McConnell, former speechwriter for George W. Bush.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 1,002 Views

Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy

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6:04:03 PM - 6:37:00 PM
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6:04:03 PM - 6:37:00 PM

Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy

Interview

Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about upcoming hearings on gun control and other issues on the committee’s agenda. Topics included immigration reform, potential confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court if a vacancy arises, cybersecurity, drone use for spying, prison sentencing, the Violence Against Women Act.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 444 Views

Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

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6:38:33 PM - 6:45:18 PM
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6:38:33 PM - 6:45:18 PM

Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

Public Affairs Event

Vice President Biden was officially sworn-in on Sunday, January 20, 2013, at his residence on the grounds of the Naval Observatory by Justice Sonya Sotomayor. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because Courts and other public institutions are not open. Public ceremonies were scheduled the next day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 4,722 Views

President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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6:45:18 PM - 6:48:46 PM
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6:45:18 PM - 6:48:46 PM

President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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President Obama and Vice President Biden participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 1,141 Views

Official Swearing-In of President Obama

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6:48:46 PM - 6:49:59 PM
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6:48:46 PM - 6:49:59 PM

Official Swearing-In of President Obama

White House Event

President Obama was officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts on Sunday, January 20, 2013, in a private ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because courts and other public institutions are not open. The public ceremony was scheduled for the following day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 3,072 Views

Second Term Presidents

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6:51:21 PM - 7:45:49 PM
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Second Term Presidents

Call-In

Richard Norton Smith talked about how U.S. presidents have fared in their second terms, and those considered most and least successful. Topics included specific challenges that face second-term presidents, efforts to shape their historic legacies, cabinet and personnel changes, and scandals and notable controversies.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 431 Views

Presidential Inauguration Objects

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7:47:23 PM - 7:58:30 PM
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7:47:23 PM - 7:58:30 PM

Presidential Inauguration Objects

Interview

Harry Rubenstein, chairman of the National Museum of American History Politics and Reform Division, talked about some of the Presidential inaugural objects from past inaugurations. The museum has a vast collection of Presidential inaugural artifacts dating back to George Washington’s presidency.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 104 Views

Q&A with Sheila Bair

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8:00:36 PM - 8:59:57 PM
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Q&A with Sheila Bair

Q&A

Sheila Bair talked about her book, Bull By The Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself. She talked about her nomination by President Bush and approval by the Senate in 2006 to be chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. In 2009 she was asked to fill out her five-year term by the incoming Obama administration. She described the onset of the country’s worst financial crisis since the depression, and laid out the efforts she and others undertook to repair the economy. She spoke about her relationships with Treasury Secretary Hank Paulsen and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, and talked about the basic philosophical differences she had with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. She described the behind the scenes role the government played in bailing out several banks and financial institutions. Ms. Bair was highly critical of the bailouts as well as the lax regulation that led to the economic crash. She reacted to video clips.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 1,659 Views

Question Time

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9:00:21 PM - 9:32:12 PM
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Question Time

International Telecasts

Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. When queried by Opposition Leader Nick Clegg on his upcoming speech on his government’s position on Britain’s role in the European Union, he said he would not propose an in-out referendum on British membership but would protect the national interests at all cost. Other topics included the helicopter crash in Central London that killed two people and injured thirteen.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 1,502 Views

President Obama at Candlelight Ceremony

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9:33:25 PM - 9:59:31 PM
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President Obama at Candlelight Ceremony

White House Event

On this eve of the presidential inauguration ceremony, President and Mrs. Obama and Vice President and Mrs. Biden attended a candlelight reception in the atrium of the National Building Museum to thank donors for their support during the 2012 campaign. President Obama talked about how the next day’s inauguration should remind all Americans about their role “to promote a common good” and to pass on a worthy legacy for future generations.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 987 Views

Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

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9:59:33 PM - 10:06:12 PM
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9:59:33 PM - 10:06:12 PM

Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

Public Affairs Event

Vice President Biden was officially sworn-in on Sunday, January 20, 2013, at his residence on the grounds of the Naval Observatory by Justice Sonya Sotomayor. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because Courts and other public institutions are not open. Public ceremonies were scheduled the next day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 4,722 Views

President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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10:06:12 PM - 10:09:40 PM
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10:06:12 PM - 10:09:40 PM

President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

White House Event

President Obama and Vice President Biden participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 1,141 Views

Official Swearing-In of President Obama

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10:09:40 PM - 10:10:53 PM
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Official Swearing-In of President Obama

White House Event

President Obama was officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts on Sunday, January 20, 2013, in a private ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because courts and other public institutions are not open. The public ceremony was scheduled for the following day at the U.S. Capitol.

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EMILY's List Inauguration Brunch

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10:12:00 PM - 10:56:24 PM
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EMILY's List Inauguration Brunch

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EMILY’s List hosted a brunch on inauguration eve for some of the newly-elected women in the 113th Congress. A few of them spoke at the event including Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) also addressed the gathering and talked about her party’s agenda that included reducing gun violence, jobs, immigration and preventing domestic violence.

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Q&A with Sheila Bair

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11:00:37 PM - 12:00:01 AM
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Q&A with Sheila Bair

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Sheila Bair talked about her book, Bull By The Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself. She talked about her nomination by President Bush and approval by the Senate in 2006 to be chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. In 2009 she was asked to fill out her five-year term by the incoming Obama administration. She described the onset of the country’s worst financial crisis since the depression, and laid out the efforts she and others undertook to repair the economy. She spoke about her relationships with Treasury Secretary Hank Paulsen and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, and talked about the basic philosophical differences she had with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. She described the behind the scenes role the government played in bailing out several banks and financial institutions. Ms. Bair was highly critical of the bailouts as well as the lax regulation that led to the economic crash. She reacted to video clips.

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Question Time

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12:00:21 AM - 12:32:12 AM
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Question Time

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Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. When queried by Opposition Leader Nick Clegg on his upcoming speech on his government’s position on Britain’s role in the European Union, he said he would not propose an in-out referendum on British membership but would protect the national interests at all cost. Other topics included the helicopter crash in Central London that killed two people and injured thirteen.

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Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

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12:34:24 AM - 12:41:09 AM
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Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

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Vice President Biden was officially sworn-in on Sunday, January 20, 2013, at his residence on the grounds of the Naval Observatory by Justice Sonya Sotomayor. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because Courts and other public institutions are not open. Public ceremonies were scheduled the next day at the U.S. Capitol.

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President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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12:41:09 AM - 12:44:37 AM
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President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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President Obama and Vice President Biden participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 1,141 Views

Official Swearing-In of President Obama

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12:44:37 AM - 12:45:50 AM
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Official Swearing-In of President Obama

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President Obama was officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts on Sunday, January 20, 2013, in a private ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because courts and other public institutions are not open. The public ceremony was scheduled for the following day at the U.S. Capitol.

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President Obama at Candlelight Ceremony

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12:46:24 AM - 1:12:44 AM
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President Obama at Candlelight Ceremony

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On this eve of the presidential inauguration ceremony, President and Mrs. Obama and Vice President and Mrs. Biden attended a candlelight reception in the atrium of the National Building Museum to thank donors for their support during the 2012 campaign. President Obama talked about how the next day’s inauguration should remind all Americans about their role “to promote a common good” and to pass on a worthy legacy for future generations.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 987 Views

Fife and Drum Corps Inaugural Parade Preparations

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1:13:37 AM - 1:18:07 AM
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Fife and Drum Corps Inaugural Parade Preparations

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Members of the U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps talked about preparations for the inaugural parade.

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EMILY's List Inauguration Brunch

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1:18:39 AM - 2:03:03 AM
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EMILY's List Inauguration Brunch

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EMILY’s List hosted a brunch on inauguration eve for some of the newly-elected women in the 113th Congress. A few of them spoke at the event including Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) also addressed the gathering and talked about her party’s agenda that included reducing gun violence, jobs, immigration and preventing domestic violence.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 311 Views

Second Term Presidents

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2:03:54 AM - 2:58:22 AM
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Second Term Presidents

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Richard Norton Smith talked about how U.S. presidents have fared in their second terms, and those considered most and least successful. Topics included specific challenges that face second-term presidents, efforts to shape their historic legacies, cabinet and personnel changes, and scandals and notable controversies.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 431 Views

Senator Schumer on Inaugural Ceremonies

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2:58:34 AM - 3:05:13 AM
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Senator Schumer on Inaugural Ceremonies

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Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies Chair Senator Chuck Schumer talked about preparations for the inauguration, including the new technologies being used to assist the attendees.

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Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

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3:09:38 AM - 3:16:23 AM
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Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

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Vice President Biden was officially sworn-in on Sunday, January 20, 2013, at his residence on the grounds of the Naval Observatory by Justice Sonya Sotomayor. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because Courts and other public institutions are not open. Public ceremonies were scheduled the next day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 4,722 Views

President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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3:16:23 AM - 3:19:51 AM
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President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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President Obama and Vice President Biden participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 1,141 Views

Official Swearing-In of President Obama

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3:19:51 AM - 3:21:04 AM
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Official Swearing-In of President Obama

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President Obama was officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts on Sunday, January 20, 2013, in a private ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because courts and other public institutions are not open. The public ceremony was scheduled for the following day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 3,072 Views

President Obama at Candlelight Ceremony

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3:21:38 AM - 3:39:30 AM
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President Obama at Candlelight Ceremony

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On this eve of the presidential inauguration ceremony, President and Mrs. Obama and Vice President and Mrs. Biden attended a candlelight reception in the atrium of the National Building Museum to thank donors for their support during the 2012 campaign. President Obama talked about how the next day’s inauguration should remind all Americans about their role “to promote a common good” and to pass on a worthy legacy for future generations.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 987 Views

2013 Inaugural Ceremony Preview

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2013 Inaugural Ceremony Preview

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C-SPAN’s coverage of the 57th presidential inauguration began with a look back at President Obama’s 2009 inaugural address, followed by a preview of his 2013 address. They also talked about other past inaugural addresses and their significance.* Guests included Terry Edmonds, former director of speechwriting for President Clinton, and John McConnell, former speechwriter for George W. Bush.

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EMILY's List Inauguration Brunch

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4:40:24 AM - 5:24:48 AM
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EMILY's List Inauguration Brunch

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EMILY’s List hosted a brunch on inauguration eve for some of the newly-elected women in the 113th Congress. A few of them spoke at the event including Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) also addressed the gathering and talked about her party’s agenda that included reducing gun violence, jobs, immigration and preventing domestic violence.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 311 Views

Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

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5:25:53 AM - 5:32:38 AM
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Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden

Public Affairs Event

Vice President Biden was officially sworn-in on Sunday, January 20, 2013, at his residence on the grounds of the Naval Observatory by Justice Sonya Sotomayor. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because Courts and other public institutions are not open. Public ceremonies were scheduled the next day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 4,722 Views

President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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5:32:38 AM - 5:36:06 AM
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President Obama and Vice President Biden Wreath-Laying

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President Obama and Vice President Biden participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 1,141 Views

Official Swearing-In of President Obama

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5:36:06 AM - 5:37:19 AM
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Official Swearing-In of President Obama

White House Event

President Obama was officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts on Sunday, January 20, 2013, in a private ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because courts and other public institutions are not open. The public ceremony was scheduled for the following day at the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 3,072 Views

President Obama at Candlelight Ceremony

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5:37:53 AM - 5:59:17 AM
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President Obama at Candlelight Ceremony

White House Event

On this eve of the presidential inauguration ceremony, President and Mrs. Obama and Vice President and Mrs. Biden attended a candlelight reception in the atrium of the National Building Museum to thank donors for their support during the 2012 campaign. President Obama talked about how the next day’s inauguration should remind all Americans about their role “to promote a common good” and to pass on a worthy legacy for future generations.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 987 Views

Challenges Facing the Publishing Industry

In Progress

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5:16:36 AM - 6:38:20 AM
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Challenges Facing the Publishing Industry

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

1 hours, 21 minutes | 733 Views

New Books Being Released Week of 1/19/13

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New Books Being Released Week of 1/19/13

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A list of new books being released the week of January 19, 2013.

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Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13

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6:52:22 AM - 6:53:41 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.

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Book Discussion on The Distance Between Us: A Memoir

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7:01:31 AM - 7:28:03 AM
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Book Discussion on The Distance Between Us: A Memoir

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Author Reyna Grande talked about her book, The Distance Between Us: A Memoir, in which she shared her experiences growing up in Mexico without her parents, who immigrated to the United States illegally to find work. Ms. Grande also answered viewer questions. 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.

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Book Discussion on Out of the News

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7:28:21 AM - 7:31:24 AM
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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.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 99 Views

Contemporary Conservtism

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Contemporary Conservtism

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From a conference on the 60th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' book, Witness, panelists talked about the question, “Without anti-communism what defines conservatives today?” The panelists included Alfred Regnery, publisher of the American Spectator, Peter Berkowitz, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Norman Podhoretz, editor-at-large of Commentary. The event was moderated by James Piereson, director, Center for the American University, Manhattan Institute. The conference was held at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 822 Views

Book Discussion on The Future of the Jews

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8:38:07 AM - 8:44:05 AM
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Book Discussion on The Future of the Jews

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Stuart E. Eizenstat discussed his book, The Future of the Jews: How Global Forces are Impacting the Jewish People, Israel, and Its Relationship with the United States, in which he surveys the major geopolitical, economic, and security challenges facing the world in general, and the Jewish world and the United States in particular.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 309 Views

Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13

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8:44:05 AM - 8:45:24 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 Walkable City

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8:45:50 AM - 9:54:55 AM
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Book Discussion on Walkable City

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

1 hours, 9 minutes | 851 Views

Book Discussion on How to be Black

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9:56:29 AM - 10:00:02 AM
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Book Discussion on How to be Black

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Author Baratunde Thurston discusses his book, How to be Black, in which he offers practical advice on everything from “How to Be the Black Friend” to “How to Be the (Next) Black President” to “How to Celebrate Black History Month.”
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 228 Views

Book Discussion on The Fall of the House of Dixie

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10:00:16 AM - 10:39:27 AM
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Book Discussion on The Fall of the House of Dixie

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Bruce Levine, history professor at the University of Illinois, talked about the effect the Civil War had on the South’s political, economic, and social structures. Professor Levine spoke at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 1,621 Views

Book Discussion on Guest of Honor

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10:39:41 AM - 10:44:30 AM
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Book Discussion on Guest of Honor

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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 | 138 Views

Figures in American History

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10:45:00 AM - 11:31:42 AM
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Figures in American History

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Author David Nasaw talked about his book The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he chronicled Mr. Kennedy’s life. Author Les Standiford talked about his book, Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals Who Led the Colonies to War , in which he explores the role of the Sons of Liberty in the American Revolution. 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, 46 minutes | 440 Views

New Books Being Released Week of 1/19/13

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11:31:39 AM - 11:33:04 AM
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New Books Being Released Week of 1/19/13

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A list of new books being released the week of January 19, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 31 Views

Book Discussion on Affairs of State

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11:33:42 AM - 11:47:00 AM
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Book Discussion on Affairs of State

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Robert Watson, founding editor of the journal, White House Studies, talked about his book, Affairs of State: The Untold History of Presidential Love, Sex, and Scandal, 1789-1900, in which he looked at the history of scandals surrounding the intimate lives of U.S. presidents since 1789. He also responded to questions from the audience at the event hosted by Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 1,490 Views

Book Discussion on So Spoke the Earth

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11:46:36 AM - 11:59:33 AM
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Book Discussion on So Spoke the Earth

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Author Edwidge Danticat talked about the book she co-authored, So Spoke the Earth: The Haiti I Knew, the Haiti I Know, the Haiti I Want to Know, a multilingual anthology of literature about Haiti’s past, present and future as experienced by its diverse inhabitants over the past four decades. Ms. Danticat also answered viewer questions. 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, 12 minutes | 274 Views

After Words with Michael Austin

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12:00:08 PM - 12:28:57 PM
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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 | 1,702 Views

After Words with Michael Austin

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12:29:14 PM - 12:58:55 PM
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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 | 1,702 Views

Book Discussion on Racial Paranoia

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12:59:48 PM - 1:22:33 PM
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Book Discussion on Racial Paranoia

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Professor John L. Jackson, Jr. talked about his book, Racial Paranoia: The Unintended Consequences of Political Correctness. Among the issues he addressed were the quality, scope, and intensity of the dialog on racial issues and racism in America. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

0 hours, 22 minutes | 661 Views

Book Discussion on After Broadcast News

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1:22:57 PM - 1:42:15 PM
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Book Discussion on After Broadcast News

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Michael X. Delli Carpini talked about his book, After Broadcast News, in which he looks at the new media regime that is replacing the decades-long dominance of traditional journalism, and the television and print sources that support it. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 373 Views

Book Discussion on Assignment to Hell

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Book Discussion on Assignment to Hell

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

0 hours, 5 minutes | 131 Views

Fairs and Festivals 1/5/13

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1:48:03 PM - 1:49:22 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 If Not Us, Who?

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2:00:30 PM - 2:59:53 PM
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Book Discussion on If Not Us, Who?

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David Frisk talks about his book, If Not Us, Who?: William Rusher, “National Review,” and the Conservative Movement, in which he recounts the life and career of William Rusher, the publisher of National Review. Mr. Frisk examines Rusher’s involvement in the conservative movement and his relationship with National Review founder William F. Buckley. David Frisk spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 701 Views

Book Discussion on Foodopoly

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3:00:34 PM - 3:56:39 PM
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Book Discussion on Foodopoly

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Wenonah Hauter, organic farm owner and executive director of Food and Water Watch, talked about her book, Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food an Farming in America, in which she argues that agribusinesses, such as ConAgra, Kraft, and Tyson, have hurt small farmers, marginalized the health of crops, and limited consumer choices. The author presented her thoughts on how America’s agricultural system should be reformed at Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 1,325 Views

Book Discussion on Showdown

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3:58:12 PM - 4:00:07 PM
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Book Discussion on Showdown

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Author David Corn talks about his book, Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Battled the GOP to Set Up the 2012 Election.
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, 1 minutes | 147 Views

Book Discussion on Naked Statistics

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4:00:20 PM - 4:55:15 PM
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Book Discussion on Naked Statistics

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Author Charles Wheelan talked about his book, Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data, in which he provides a primer on statistics and explains how they are used in everyday life. He spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstorein Washington, DC.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 1,954 Views

Book Discussion on The Right Frequency

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4:55:23 PM - 4:59:36 PM
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Book Discussion on The Right Frequency

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Fred Lucas talked about his book, The Right Frequency: The Story of the Talk Giants Who Shook Up the Political and Media Establishment. He was iinterviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 138 Views

Book Discussion on Sovereignty or Submission

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Book Discussion on Sovereignty or Submission

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Author John Fonte talked about his book, Sovereignty or Submission: Will Americans Rule Themselves or be Ruled by Others, in which he describes the struggle between global governance and America’s constitutional democracy. The book was the recipient of 2012s Paolucci/Bagehot Book Award.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 829 Views

Book Discussion on Lincoln President-Elect

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6:01:01 PM - 7:04:14 PM
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Book Discussion on Lincoln President-Elect

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Harold Holzer talked about his book Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter 1860-1861 (Simon and Schuster; October 21, 2008). In his book about the presidential transition period of Abraham Lincoln, Mr. Holzer traces Lincoln’s actions in the four months between his 1860 election and his inauguration: a period when seven states seceded from the Union. During this time the president-elect was pressured by Republicans and Democrats from throughout the country to maintain the Union. Mr. Holzer contends that President-Elect Lincoln’s resistance to heed these calls was due to his desire to stop the continuation of slavery and not from his misunderstanding of the seriousness of secession. 
Mr. Holzer discussed the book with Daniel Weinberg at the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop. They responded to questions from members of the audience.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 2,652 Views

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Book Discussion on A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola

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Ricardo Cortes talked about his book, A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola, in which he chronicles attempts to prohibit the use of coffee and coca in the U.S. and around the world. He also talked about the secret deals made by top U.S. anti-drug official, Harry Anslinger, to keep the Coca-Cola company supplied with coca while simultaneously pushing to ban its use worldwide. He spoke at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 1,342 Views

New Books Being Released Week of 1/19/13

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8:28:34 PM - 8:29:59 PM
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New Books Being Released Week of 1/19/13

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A list of new books being released the week of January 19, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 31 Views

Book Discussion on The Spirit of the Law

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8:28:54 PM - 8:48:00 PM
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Book Discussion on The Spirit of the Law

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

0 hours, 19 minutes | 588 Views

Book Discussion on It’s Even Worse Than It Looks

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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 | 204 Views

Book Discussion on Government Bullies

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8:54:58 PM - 9:00:19 PM
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Book Discussion on Government Bullies

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Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed his book, Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are Being Harassed, Abused, and Imprisoned by the Feds, in which he makes a case for more limited government. 
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 995 Views

After Words with Clayborne Carson

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9:00:57 PM - 9:56:35 PM
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After Words with Clayborne Carson

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Historian Clayborne Carson talked about his book, Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., in which he recounts his own journey from a teenage civil rights activist, who was present at the 1963 March on Washington, to acclaimed historian and editor of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s papers. He recounted encounters with many leaders and organizers in the Civil Rights Movement, including Ella Baker, Stokely Carmichael and the King family. Mr. Carson shared his experiences with race relations author and playwright Janet Langhart Cohen.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 545 Views

Book Discussion on The Big Truck That Went By

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Book Discussion on The Big Truck That Went By

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Correspondent Jonathan Katz talked about his book, The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster, about the failure to rebuild the country even though many aid agencies took part in the effort. Mr. Katz also talked about the involvement of people like actor Sean Penn, who went down to the country with the best of intentions but ended up hindering the efforts of others. Mr Katz spoke at Barnes and Noble Booksellers in New York City.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 819 Views

Book Discussion on First Cameraman

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Book Discussion on First Cameraman

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Author Arun Chaudhary talked about his book, First Cameraman: Documenting the Obama Presidency in Real Time.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m

0 hours, 2 minutes | 53 Views

Book Discussion on If Not Us, Who?

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Book Discussion on If Not Us, Who?

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David Frisk talks about his book, If Not Us, Who?: William Rusher, “National Review,” and the Conservative Movement, in which he recounts the life and career of William Rusher, the publisher of National Review. Mr. Frisk examines Rusher’s involvement in the conservative movement and his relationship with National Review founder William F. Buckley. David Frisk spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 701 Views

After Words with Clayborne Carson

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12:00:47 AM - 12:56:25 AM
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After Words with Clayborne Carson

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Historian Clayborne Carson talked about his book, Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., in which he recounts his own journey from a teenage civil rights activist, who was present at the 1963 March on Washington, to acclaimed historian and editor of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s papers. He recounted encounters with many leaders and organizers in the Civil Rights Movement, including Ella Baker, Stokely Carmichael and the King family. Mr. Carson shared his experiences with race relations author and playwright Janet Langhart Cohen.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 545 Views

Book Discussion on Disrobed

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Book Discussion on Disrobed

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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 | 152 Views

Book Discussion on Racial Paranoia

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Book Discussion on Racial Paranoia

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Professor John L. Jackson, Jr. talked about his book, Racial Paranoia: The Unintended Consequences of Political Correctness. Among the issues he addressed were the quality, scope, and intensity of the dialog on racial issues and racism in America. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

0 hours, 22 minutes | 661 Views

Book Discussion on After Broadcast News

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Book Discussion on After Broadcast News

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Michael X. Delli Carpini talked about his book, After Broadcast News, in which he looks at the new media regime that is replacing the decades-long dominance of traditional journalism, and the television and print sources that support it. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 373 Views

Book Discussion on Radical Chapters

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Book Discussion on Radical Chapters

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Author Mike Doyle talked about his book, Radical Chapters: Pacifist Bookseller Roy Kepler and the Paperback Revolution. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 77 Views

New Books Being Released Week of 1/19/13

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New Books Being Released Week of 1/19/13

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A list of new books being released the week of January 19, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 31 Views

Book Discussion on An Intriguing Life

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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.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 809 Views

Book Discussion on The Endgame

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Book Discussion on The Endgame

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Author Michael Gordon talked about his book The Endgame: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from George W. Bush to Barack Obama.
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, 6 minutes | 141 Views

After Words with Clayborne Carson

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After Words with Clayborne Carson

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Historian Clayborne Carson talked about his book, Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., in which he recounts his own journey from a teenage civil rights activist, who was present at the 1963 March on Washington, to acclaimed historian and editor of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s papers. He recounted encounters with many leaders and organizers in the Civil Rights Movement, including Ella Baker, Stokely Carmichael and the King family. Mr. Carson shared his experiences with race relations author and playwright Janet Langhart Cohen.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 545 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.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 99 Views

Book Discussion on Talibanistan

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3:59:57 AM - 5:35:29 AM
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Book Discussion on Talibanistan

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Peter Bergen and a panel of contributors to the book, Talibanistan: Negotiating the Borders Between Terror, Politics and Religion talked about the threat posed by extremists who operate in the border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

1 hours, 35 minutes | 990 Views

Book Discussion on James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot

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Book Discussion on James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot

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Henry Gallagher talked about his book, James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot: A Soldier’s Story, in which he recalls his assignment as officer-in-charge of security detail for James Meredith, the first African American admitted to the University of Mississippi, in September 1962. The author recounted his battalion’s service during the riots that occurred in Oxford, Mississippi following Mr. Meredith’s admission to the University and his protectee’s thoughts on the conflict. Henry Gallagher spoke at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 567 Views

The Science of the Founding Fathers

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The Science of the Founding Fathers

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Author and filmmaker Tom Shachtman talked about the science of the founding fathers. He looked at ways in which the founders used their backgrounds in science to address national problems, and the development of scientific studies in America. Mr. Shachtman has written or co-authored over 30 books. The New York Public Library hosted the discussion.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 888 Views

Q&A with John Lewis

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Q&A with John Lewis

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Representative John Lewis (D-GA) talked about his autobiography, Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change, about his own early involvement in the non-violent protests of the civil rights movement. He recounted his experience leading a group of students across the Edmond Pettus Bridge in Alabama when he was 25 years old, and how he and other students were beaten and arrested by state troopers. He commented on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Stokely Carmichael and other early participants in the movement. He described meeting his wife at a dinner party in 1967, and his early childhood interest in becoming a minister.
John Lewis was first elected to his 5th District seat in 1986. Before that, he served on the Atlanta city council. He was born in Troy, Alabama, and attended the American Baptist Theological Seminary and Fisk University, majoring in philosophy. He was the longest serving chairman of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 973 Views

National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls

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National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls

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Tour Guide Gene Bacher talked about the National Building Museum and the 19th century Inaugural tradition that continues in the 21st century, including President Obama’s Commander-in-Chief Ball held there in January of 2009. The first Inaugural Ball held in the National Building Museum was Grover Cleveland’s in 1885, when it was known as the Pension Building and was still under construction. Composed of over 15 million red bricks, the Pension Building contains a Great Hall that is 316 feet long and 159 feet high.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 516 Views

Presidents and Political Structure

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Presidents and Political Structure

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Panelists talked about the public and political expectations of presidents dealing with disaster relief after hurricanes, floods, and terrorist attacks, as well as the president’s responsibility for growing his political party while in office.

1 hours, 38 minutes | 238 Views

New Orleans in the 1920s

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New Orleans in the 1920s

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Author John Shelton Reed talked about his book Dixie Bohemia: A French Quarter Circle in the 1920s, in which he examines why artists and authors flocked to the French Quarter during that era, how the neighborhood influenced their art.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 482 Views

Civil War Battlefield Technology

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Civil War Battlefield Technology

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Historians and professors talked about developments in weaponry and tactics that played an instrumental role in the fighting between Union and Confederate forces. This event was part of a symposium on Technology and the Civil War hosted by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

1 hours, 51 minutes | 880 Views

National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls

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12:53:22 PM - 12:58:41 PM
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National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls

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Tour Guide Gene Bacher talked about the National Building Museum and the 19th century Inaugural tradition that continues in the 21st century, including President Obama’s Commander-in-Chief Ball held there in January of 2009. The first Inaugural Ball held in the National Building Museum was Grover Cleveland’s in 1885, when it was known as the Pension Building and was still under construction. Composed of over 15 million red bricks, the Pension Building contains a Great Hall that is 316 feet long and 159 feet high.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 516 Views

President Franklin D. Roosevelt Inaugural Address

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt Inaugural Address

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his first inaugural address after being sworn in by Chief Justice Charles Hughes on March 4, 1933. It was the last inaugural ceremony held in March. Brief footage of his arrival was also shown. When he was inaugurated the country was in the middle of the Great Depression. Several million American’s heard Roosevelt’s address, which was broadcast nationwide via radio. He had defeated the incumbent Herbert Hoover, and in his speech he began laying the groundwork for his New Deal policies and economic programs.

0 hours, 20 minutes | 9,085 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.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 193 Views

President Truman Inauguration

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1:25:31 PM - 1:43:06 PM
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President Truman Inauguration

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Newsreel footage of President Harry Truman’s inaugural ceremony on January 20, 1949 was shown courtesy of the Truman Presidential Library. The Universal Newsreel features highlights of President Truman’s only inauguration ceremony. He became president in 1945 upon the death of Franklin Roosevelt. In 1948, he was elected, defeating Thomas Dewey in a race many thought he wouldn’t win.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 1,801 Views

President Eisenhower 1953 Inaugural Address

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1:43:28 PM - 2:09:47 PM
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President Eisenhower 1953 Inaugural Address

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C-SPAN showed highlights of President Eisenhower’s first inaugural courtesy of the Eisenhower Presidential Library.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 1,405 Views

President Kennedy 1961 Inauguration

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President Kennedy 1961 Inauguration

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Highlights were shown of the 1961 inauguration of President John F. Kennedy courtesy of the Senate Recording Studio. The event took place on the steps of the U.S. Capitol before a large crowd. Two of President Kennedy’s best-known phrases come from his inaugural address: “we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship...” and “ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.”
Highlights included the arrival of the Kennedys at the Capitol, the Marine Band playing “America the Beautiful,” an invocation by Cardinal Cushing, Marion Anderson singing the National Anthem, a prayer by Archbishop Iakovos, the swearing-in of Vice President Johnson administered by the speaker of the House of Representatives, prayer by the Reverend John Barclay, the swearing-in of President Kennedy by the chief justice, the inaugural address, a benediction by Rabbi Nelson Glueck, the inaugural luncheon, and parade.

0 hours, 37 minutes | 12,777 Views

President Johnson 1965 Inauguration

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President Johnson 1965 Inauguration

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President Johnson addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. 
The president was sworn-in by Chief Justice Earl Warren. The ceremony also included the swearing-in of Vice President Humphrey by Speaker of the House McCormack. Music included the U.S. Marine Corp Band. Leontyne Price sang “America the Beautiful” and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir sang “This Is My Country.” Highlights of the inaugural parade were shown.
The film Inauguration of the President and the Vice President of the United States of America was produced by the U.S. Naval Photographic Center and the Senate Recording Studio for the 1965 Joint Inaugural Committee.

0 hours, 36 minutes | 1,554 Views

President Nixon 1969 Inauguration

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President Nixon 1969 Inauguration

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C-SPAN showed a highlight of the first inauguration of Richard Nixon courtesy of the Senate Recording Studio.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 2,592 Views

President Carter 1977 Inauguration

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President Carter 1977 Inauguration

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Highlights of the inauguration of President Jimmy Carter in 1977 were shown courtesy of the Senate Recording Studio. This was the last inaugural ceremony to take place on the East Portico of the Capitol.

0 hours, 16 minutes | 2,081 Views

President Reagan 1981 Inauguration

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President Reagan 1981 Inauguration

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Highlights of the 1981 inauguration of Ronald Reagan were shown courtesy of NBC. This was the first inauguration held at the Capitol’s West Front.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 3,454 Views

President George H. W. Bush 1989 Inauguration

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President George H. W. Bush 1989 Inauguration

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George Bush was sworn in as the nation’s 41st president at 12:00 noon on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. Justice Sandra Day O’Connor administered the vice-presidential oath to Dan Quayle, followed by Chief Justice William Rehnquist administering the presidential oath to George H.W. Bush. After his swearing-in he delivered his inaugural address.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 3,653 Views

President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

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President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

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President Clinton addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks, the president called for Americans to assume greater responsibility for the future of the country, renewing America through bold actions by the current generations of Americans. The 14 minute speech took place on the sun-drenched steps of the festooned U.S. Capitol before a large crowd. The ceremony also included the swearing-in of Vice President Gore, as well as remarks by Reverend Billy Graham and recitation of a poem written especially for the Clinton inaugural by Maya Angelou.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 4,108 Views

President George W. Bush 2001 Inaugural Ceremony

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President George W. Bush 2001 Inaugural Ceremony

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President Bush addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks he focused on themes of personal responsibility, reducing poverty, and compassion. The program featured an invocation by Franklin Graham and music to mark the occasion.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 6,256 Views

President Obama 2009 Inaugural Address

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President Obama 2009 Inaugural Address

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President Obama delivered his inaugural address, focusing on themes of sacrifice and renewal. 
The address is a portion of the inaugural ceremony available on program 283479-1 and on the Obama inaugural collection at www.c-span.org/products

0 hours, 19 minutes | 5,957 Views

History of U.S. Presidents

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History of U.S. Presidents

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The Presidents of the United States was a 1953 film made by Warner Brothers Pictures for Travelers Insurance Companies. Images of each president up to 1953 were shown, with brief comments. Moving images were included starting with the inauguration of President McKinley in 1897.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 203 Views

National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls

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National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls

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Tour Guide Gene Bacher talked about the National Building Museum and the 19th century Inaugural tradition that continues in the 21st century, including President Obama’s Commander-in-Chief Ball held there in January of 2009. The first Inaugural Ball held in the National Building Museum was Grover Cleveland’s in 1885, when it was known as the Pension Building and was still under construction. Composed of over 15 million red bricks, the Pension Building contains a Great Hall that is 316 feet long and 159 feet high.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 516 Views

Inaugurations in American History

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Inaugurations in American History

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Historians Brian Balogh, Ed Ayers, and Peter Onuf recorded their weekly radio program, BackStory with the American History Guys, sin the Flag Hall of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. They talked about the traditions of presidential inaugurations, as well as the social and political forces at work around them.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 796 Views

President Franklin D. Roosevelt Inaugural Address

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt Inaugural Address

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his first inaugural address after being sworn in by Chief Justice Charles Hughes on March 4, 1933. It was the last inaugural ceremony held in March. Brief footage of his arrival was also shown. When he was inaugurated the country was in the middle of the Great Depression. Several million American’s heard Roosevelt’s address, which was broadcast nationwide via radio. He had defeated the incumbent Herbert Hoover, and in his speech he began laying the groundwork for his New Deal policies and economic programs.

0 hours, 20 minutes | 9,085 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.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 193 Views

President Truman Inauguration

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President Truman Inauguration

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Newsreel footage of President Harry Truman’s inaugural ceremony on January 20, 1949 was shown courtesy of the Truman Presidential Library. The Universal Newsreel features highlights of President Truman’s only inauguration ceremony. He became president in 1945 upon the death of Franklin Roosevelt. In 1948, he was elected, defeating Thomas Dewey in a race many thought he wouldn’t win.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 1,801 Views

President Eisenhower 1953 Inaugural Address

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7:44:01 PM - 8:10:20 PM
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President Eisenhower 1953 Inaugural Address

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C-SPAN showed highlights of President Eisenhower’s first inaugural courtesy of the Eisenhower Presidential Library.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 1,405 Views

President Kennedy 1961 Inauguration

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President Kennedy 1961 Inauguration

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Highlights were shown of the 1961 inauguration of President John F. Kennedy courtesy of the Senate Recording Studio. The event took place on the steps of the U.S. Capitol before a large crowd. Two of President Kennedy’s best-known phrases come from his inaugural address: “we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship...” and “ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.”
Highlights included the arrival of the Kennedys at the Capitol, the Marine Band playing “America the Beautiful,” an invocation by Cardinal Cushing, Marion Anderson singing the National Anthem, a prayer by Archbishop Iakovos, the swearing-in of Vice President Johnson administered by the speaker of the House of Representatives, prayer by the Reverend John Barclay, the swearing-in of President Kennedy by the chief justice, the inaugural address, a benediction by Rabbi Nelson Glueck, the inaugural luncheon, and parade.

0 hours, 37 minutes | 12,777 Views

President Johnson 1965 Inauguration

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President Johnson 1965 Inauguration

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President Johnson addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. 
The president was sworn-in by Chief Justice Earl Warren. The ceremony also included the swearing-in of Vice President Humphrey by Speaker of the House McCormack. Music included the U.S. Marine Corp Band. Leontyne Price sang “America the Beautiful” and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir sang “This Is My Country.” Highlights of the inaugural parade were shown.
The film Inauguration of the President and the Vice President of the United States of America was produced by the U.S. Naval Photographic Center and the Senate Recording Studio for the 1965 Joint Inaugural Committee.

0 hours, 36 minutes | 1,554 Views

President Nixon 1969 Inauguration

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President Nixon 1969 Inauguration

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C-SPAN showed a highlight of the first inauguration of Richard Nixon courtesy of the Senate Recording Studio.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 2,592 Views

President Carter 1977 Inauguration

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President Carter 1977 Inauguration

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Highlights of the inauguration of President Jimmy Carter in 1977 were shown courtesy of the Senate Recording Studio. This was the last inaugural ceremony to take place on the East Portico of the Capitol.

0 hours, 16 minutes | 2,081 Views

President Reagan 1981 Inauguration

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President Reagan 1981 Inauguration

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Highlights of the 1981 inauguration of Ronald Reagan were shown courtesy of NBC. This was the first inauguration held at the Capitol’s West Front.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 3,454 Views

President George H. W. Bush 1989 Inauguration

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President George H. W. Bush 1989 Inauguration

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George Bush was sworn in as the nation’s 41st president at 12:00 noon on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. Justice Sandra Day O’Connor administered the vice-presidential oath to Dan Quayle, followed by Chief Justice William Rehnquist administering the presidential oath to George H.W. Bush. After his swearing-in he delivered his inaugural address.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 3,653 Views

President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

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President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

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President Clinton addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks, the president called for Americans to assume greater responsibility for the future of the country, renewing America through bold actions by the current generations of Americans. The 14 minute speech took place on the sun-drenched steps of the festooned U.S. Capitol before a large crowd. The ceremony also included the swearing-in of Vice President Gore, as well as remarks by Reverend Billy Graham and recitation of a poem written especially for the Clinton inaugural by Maya Angelou.

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President George W. Bush 2001 Inaugural Ceremony

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11:07:44 PM - 11:25:19 PM
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President George W. Bush 2001 Inaugural Ceremony

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President Bush addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks he focused on themes of personal responsibility, reducing poverty, and compassion. The program featured an invocation by Franklin Graham and music to mark the occasion.

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President Obama 2009 Inaugural Address

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11:25:46 PM - 11:44:57 PM
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President Obama 2009 Inaugural Address

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President Obama delivered his inaugural address, focusing on themes of sacrifice and renewal. 
The address is a portion of the inaugural ceremony available on program 283479-1 and on the Obama inaugural collection at www.c-span.org/products

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History of U.S. Presidents

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11:45:37 PM - 11:54:36 PM
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History of U.S. Presidents

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The Presidents of the United States was a 1953 film made by Warner Brothers Pictures for Travelers Insurance Companies. Images of each president up to 1953 were shown, with brief comments. Moving images were included starting with the inauguration of President McKinley in 1897.

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National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls

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11:54:36 PM - 11:59:55 PM
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National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls

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Tour Guide Gene Bacher talked about the National Building Museum and the 19th century Inaugural tradition that continues in the 21st century, including President Obama’s Commander-in-Chief Ball held there in January of 2009. The first Inaugural Ball held in the National Building Museum was Grover Cleveland’s in 1885, when it was known as the Pension Building and was still under construction. Composed of over 15 million red bricks, the Pension Building contains a Great Hall that is 316 feet long and 159 feet high.

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New Orleans in the 1920s

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12:00:59 AM - 12:45:49 AM
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New Orleans in the 1920s

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Author John Shelton Reed talked about his book Dixie Bohemia: A French Quarter Circle in the 1920s, in which he examines why artists and authors flocked to the French Quarter during that era, how the neighborhood influenced their art.

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The Rhode Island Statehouse

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12:46:22 AM - 12:59:59 AM
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The Rhode Island Statehouse

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Ralph Mollis and Stephen Hourahan talked about the history of the Rhode Island State House, including the artwork located in the State Room, the interesting characters who have served in the building, and some of the historic legislation passed. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

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Vietnam POWs

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1:00:55 AM - 1:53:35 AM
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Vietnam POWs

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Everett Alvarez is the author of Chained Eagle: The Heroic Story of the First American Shot Down over North Vietnam, published by Potomac Books. Navy Lieutenant Alvarez, a pilot shot down over North Vietnam in 1964 and held prisoner until 1973, wrote his memoir with Anthony S. Pitch. He talked about his experience as the first pilot taken prisoner in North Vietnam, and recounted his memories of the treatment he received by the North Vietnamese during his eight years as a POW.
Taylor Baldwin Kiland is the co-author, with photographer Jamie Howren, of Open Doors: Vietnam POWs Thirty Years Later, published by Potomac Books. During this event, Ms. Kiland talked about how former Vietnam POWs have re-established their lives after returning home from the war. 
The event sponsored by the Library of Congress Professional Association Veterans Forum was held in the 6th floor dining room of the James Madison building. The guests responded to questions from members of the audience.

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The Science of the Founding Fathers

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1:54:33 AM - 2:59:40 AM
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The Science of the Founding Fathers

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Author and filmmaker Tom Shachtman talked about the science of the founding fathers. He looked at ways in which the founders used their backgrounds in science to address national problems, and the development of scientific studies in America. Mr. Shachtman has written or co-authored over 30 books. The New York Public Library hosted the discussion.

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Q&A with John Lewis

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3:00:36 AM - 3:59:25 AM
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Q&A with John Lewis

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Representative John Lewis (D-GA) talked about his autobiography, Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change, about his own early involvement in the non-violent protests of the civil rights movement. He recounted his experience leading a group of students across the Edmond Pettus Bridge in Alabama when he was 25 years old, and how he and other students were beaten and arrested by state troopers. He commented on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Stokely Carmichael and other early participants in the movement. He described meeting his wife at a dinner party in 1967, and his early childhood interest in becoming a minister.
John Lewis was first elected to his 5th District seat in 1986. Before that, he served on the Atlanta city council. He was born in Troy, Alabama, and attended the American Baptist Theological Seminary and Fisk University, majoring in philosophy. He was the longest serving chairman of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee.

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Fred Haise Oral History on Apollo 13

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4:00:40 AM - 4:48:36 AM
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Fred Haise Oral History on Apollo 13

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Former astronaut and Apollo 13 lunar module pilot Fred Haise talked about the failed Apollo 13 mission to the moon. He was interviewed for the NASA Johnson Space Center Oral History Project. Apollo 13 was scheduled for a ten day mission to the moon. The highlight would have been the first landing on the moon’s upland region. But 55 hours into the flight an oxygen system failure forced crew members to convert their lunar module “Aquarius” into a lifeboat for a return to Earth.

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National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls

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4:48:53 AM - 4:54:12 AM
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National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls

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Tour Guide Gene Bacher talked about the National Building Museum and the 19th century Inaugural tradition that continues in the 21st century, including President Obama’s Commander-in-Chief Ball held there in January of 2009. The first Inaugural Ball held in the National Building Museum was Grover Cleveland’s in 1885, when it was known as the Pension Building and was still under construction. Composed of over 15 million red bricks, the Pension Building contains a Great Hall that is 316 feet long and 159 feet high.

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Roots of Modern Day Slavery

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4:55:24 AM - 6:55:50 AM

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Roots of Modern Day Slavery

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Historians discuss 18th and 19th Century analogs and their relationships to contemporary slavery and abolition, as well as “white slavery” and the emphasis on human rights in the 20th Century.
This panel is part of the Gilder Lehrman Center’s 14th Annual International Conference.

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