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Hurricane Sandy Recovery and Reconstruction

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4:26:10 AM - 6:09:09 AM
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4:26:10 AM - 6:09:09 AM

Hurricane Sandy Recovery and Reconstruction

Public Affairs Event

State and local officials affected by Hurricane Sandy took part in a forum on the next steps in the recovery effort. They were joined by representatives of relief organizations in gaving an assessment of current recovery situation. Mayor Ed Johnson said the main issue is housing for both renters and homeowners. Panelists from private industry discussed how their businesses are part of the recovery and relief efforts. Topics included the need for careful planning and the decision process for the allocation of relief funds. The U.S. Leadership Forum hosted this discussion in Washington, D.C.

1 hours, 42 minutes | 175 Views

Representative Ryan at National Review Institute Summit

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6:11:27 AM - 6:35:12 AM
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6:11:27 AM - 6:35:12 AM

Representative Ryan at National Review Institute Summit

Public Affairs Event

Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked about the future of the Republican Party and the strategies it should use in opposing President Obama’s second term policies. He also discussed why he voted to pass the “fiscal cliff” legislation earlier in the year.
This was a session at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 798 Views

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6:35:12 AM - 6:58:22 AM

Governor Scott Walker at National Review Institute Summit

Public Affairs Event

Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) spoke about the future of the Republican Party in the aftermath of the 2012 presidential election and why his party should be optimistic about its future despite the loss in November. He talked about the recall election he won in June 2012 and said why he calls it a “defining moment in American history.”
This was a session at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 513 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:07 AM - 8:02:00 AM
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7:00:07 AM - 8:02:00 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and the question, “What are the biggest issues facing your state?” The Miami Herald's Mary Ellen Klaas spoke by phone about the top issues in Florida and the priorities Republican Governor Rick Scott plans to push in 2013. She also talked about the economy, health care, immigration, and Governor Scott’s recent announcement that he wants Florida teachers to receive a pay raise. Amanda Vinicky, Illinois Public Radio Statehouse Bureau Chief, spoke via Skype about the political dynamics and issues in Illinois. She also talked about the budget problems pensions are causing Illinois, education funding, taxes, and social issues such as gay marriage and gun control. C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo also read news headlines.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 203 Views

Issues Facing America's States

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8:03:00 AM - 9:15:32 AM
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8:03:00 AM - 9:15:32 AM

Issues Facing America's States

Call-In

Josh Goodman provided an overview of what America’s states are facing. Topics included their economic situation, budgets, legislative priorities, social issues and political dynamics. He also talked about trends in economic turnarounds, regional connections, and the states' relationships with the federal government.

1 hours, 12 minutes | 252 Views

Open Phones

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9:17:26 AM - 10:01:16 AM
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Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and the question, “What are the biggest issues facing your state?” The Hill's Cameron Joseph spoke by phone about Republican and Democratic governors who are emerging as political forces leading up to the 2016 presidential contest.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 166 Views

Newsmakers with Senator James Inhofe

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10:01:40 AM - 10:35:00 AM
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Newsmakers with Senator James Inhofe

Interview

Senator James Inhofe (R-OK), the new ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, talked from Tulsa, Oklahoma, about key defense issues, including the confirmation hearing of former Senator Chuck Hagel to be defense secretary, women in combat roles, sequestration and its impact on the Pentagon, the defense budget, troop numbers in Afghanistan, the strength of al Qaeda, and the future of the U.S. military. After the interview, the reporters in the studio discussed his responses with the host.

0 hours, 33 minutes | 635 Views

Senate Hearing on Benghazi Consulate Attack

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10:35:26 AM - 1:07:57 PM
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Senate Hearing on Benghazi Consulate Attack

Senate Committee

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. During her testimony, she choked up as she spoke of comforting the victims' families and grew angry at accusations that the Obama administration misled the country over whether the Benghazi incident stemmed from a protest. She also depicted the incident as part of a long history of such violence, and the result of regional instability since the “Arab Spring” of popular revolutions that began in 2011.

2 hours, 32 minutes | 40,875 Views

2013 Inaugural Ceremony

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1:09:33 PM - 1:31:38 PM
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2013 Inaugural Ceremony

White House Event

President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the public inauguration ceremony for his second term on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. In his remarks he stressed national unity and called on lawmakers to cooperate with one another to confront issues such as climate change, job creation, civil rights, and budget issues, saying “We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.” The ceremony also included the musical performances, a poetry reading, the oaths of office for president and vice president. 
Because the official inaugural day of January 20 was on a Sunday, the president was officially sworn into office in a private ceremony at the White House the previous day.

0 hours, 22 minutes | 16,150 Views

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell reacted to the President’s inauguration speech. He spoke from the Senate floor and was joined by Tennessee Republican Lamar Alexander

0 hours, 42 minutes | 152 Views

Congressional Gun Violence Task Force Meeting

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2:16:15 PM - 4:11:35 PM
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Congressional Gun Violence Task Force Meeting

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Witnesses testified on comprehensive steps that Congress could take to reduce gun violence while respecting Second Amendment rights. A House Democratic task force on reducing gun violence held a meeting Wednesday. Improving background checks for gun buyers and providing mental health counseling to students were a large part of the discussion. This was the second meeting held by the task force.

1 hours, 55 minutes | 411 Views

Assault Weapons Ban Bill

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4:11:35 PM - 5:27:24 PM
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Assault Weapons Ban Bill

News Conference

Democratic senators and representatives, local officials, gun violence victims, and others spoke to reporters about the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. Senator Dianne Feinstein, the sponsor of the bill, said she foresaw an “uphill” congressional to passage of the bill. The legislation would restrict the sale, transfer, manufacturing, or importation of more than 150 specific firearms. It would not ban more than 2,250 firearms used for hunting or other sport, or assault weapons lawfully owned before the law’s enactment.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 4,348 Views

Vice President Biden Roundtable on Gun Safety

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5:27:40 PM - 5:32:25 PM
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Vice President Biden Roundtable on Gun Safety

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Vice President Joe Biden and other officials spoke at a roundtable discussion on reducing gun violence that included experts who worked on gun safety issues after the Virginia Tech shootings. After the discussion in the Virginia Commonwealth University Student Commons they spoke to the media.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 88 Views

California State of the State Address

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5:33:02 PM - 5:58:34 PM
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California State of the State Address

State Legislature

Governor Jerry Brown (D) delivered his annual state of the state address at a joint session in the Statehouse. He called on state lawmakers to work on education reform, high speed rail and trade investments with China.
Courtesy of California Broadcaster’s Association.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 365 Views

Newsmakers with Senator James Inhofe

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6:00:00 PM - 6:33:17 PM
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6:00:00 PM - 6:33:17 PM

Newsmakers with Senator James Inhofe

Interview

Senator James Inhofe (R-OK), the new ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, talked from Tulsa, Oklahoma, about key defense issues, including the confirmation hearing of former Senator Chuck Hagel to be defense secretary, women in combat roles, sequestration and its impact on the Pentagon, the defense budget, troop numbers in Afghanistan, the strength of al Qaeda, and the future of the U.S. military. After the interview, the reporters in the studio discussed his responses with the host.

0 hours, 33 minutes | 635 Views

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6:36:08 PM - 7:03:13 PM

Governor Jindal at Republican National Committee Meeting

Public Affairs Event

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) was a keynote dinner speaker at the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting at the Westin Charlotte Hotel. He emphasized changes the Republican Party needed to make in order to win elections, saying that the party did not need to change their values but might need to change everything else and to “recalibrate the compass of conservatism.” He also urged a shift in attention away from Capitol Hill to the real world.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 1,831 Views

Representative Ryan at National Review Institute Summit

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7:03:27 PM - 7:27:14 PM
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7:03:27 PM - 7:27:14 PM

Representative Ryan at National Review Institute Summit

Public Affairs Event

Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked about the future of the Republican Party and the strategies it should use in opposing President Obama’s second term policies. He also discussed why he voted to pass the “fiscal cliff” legislation earlier in the year.
This was a session at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 798 Views

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7:27:14 PM - 7:45:09 PM

Republican National Committee Winter Meeting Member Elections

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus spoke after he was re-elected to his position. He talked about the current state of the Republican Party and outlined a strategy and focus for the future that included a consistent effort to welcome minority voters. The business of the annual winter meeting of the Republican National Committee continued with officer elections and the release of committee reports at the Westin Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 312 Views

President Obama Names White House Chief of Staff

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7:45:50 PM - 7:58:16 PM
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President Obama Names White House Chief of Staff

White House Event

President Obama named Deputy National Security Adviser Denis McDonough to be his next White House chief of staff. He was accompanied by Mr. McDonough and by Chief of Staff Jacob Lew.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 1,353 Views

Q&A with Cathy Lanier

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8:00:38 PM - 9:00:11 PM
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Q&A with Cathy Lanier

Q&A

Cathy Lanier, the chief of the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, talked about the department’s growth in the twenty-three years she has been a police officer. She talked about the homicide rate in Washington, D.C., dropping to its lowest in fifty-one years, the reasons for this decline, and the future growth of the D.C. metro area. Chief Lanier recounted stories of growing up in the area and dropping out of school at age 15. She joined the police force as a single mother with a ninth grade education. She talked about her career, completing her education with two master’s degrees, and becoming the youngest chief in the history of the department. Other topics included, counter-terrorism, gun control, community policing, some of the criticisms of her administration over the years, and relations with the press. Chief Lanier reacted to videos including former Mayor Berry, a commencement address she delivered, an incident recorded on social media, and a press report.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 1,676 Views

Question Time

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9:00:58 PM - 9:35:25 PM
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Question Time

International Telecasts

Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. Topics included his speech from earlier in the day in which he outlined his government’s position on Britain’s role in the European Union. He also answered questions about the G8 agenda, combating hunger, and funding for local governments.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 2,919 Views

Challenges Facing Conservatives Panel

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9:38:03 PM - 10:59:26 PM
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9:38:03 PM - 10:59:26 PM

Challenges Facing Conservatives Panel

Public Affairs Event

Panelists held a free-ranging discussion on the future of conservatism, including the results of the 2012 campaigns.
This was a “Night Owl” session at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.

1 hours, 21 minutes | 416 Views

Q&A with Cathy Lanier

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11:00:00 PM - 11:59:44 PM
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Q&A with Cathy Lanier

Q&A

Cathy Lanier, the chief of the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, talked about the department’s growth in the twenty-three years she has been a police officer. She talked about the homicide rate in Washington, D.C., dropping to its lowest in fifty-one years, the reasons for this decline, and the future growth of the D.C. metro area. Chief Lanier recounted stories of growing up in the area and dropping out of school at age 15. She joined the police force as a single mother with a ninth grade education. She talked about her career, completing her education with two master’s degrees, and becoming the youngest chief in the history of the department. Other topics included, counter-terrorism, gun control, community policing, some of the criticisms of her administration over the years, and relations with the press. Chief Lanier reacted to videos including former Mayor Berry, a commencement address she delivered, an incident recorded on social media, and a press report.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 1,676 Views

Question Time

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12:02:24 AM - 12:36:51 AM
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Question Time

International Telecasts

Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. Topics included his speech from earlier in the day in which he outlined his government’s position on Britain’s role in the European Union. He also answered questions about the G8 agenda, combating hunger, and funding for local governments.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 2,919 Views

Sexual Misconduct Allegations at Lackland Air Force Base

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12:39:20 AM - 1:17:22 AM
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12:39:20 AM - 1:17:22 AM

Sexual Misconduct Allegations at Lackland Air Force Base

House Committee

Witnesses testified on allegations of sexual misconduct by basic training instructors at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. General Mark Welsh, Air Force chief of staff, said the service was committed to getting rid of sexual misconduct within its ranks and the problem had become a “cancer” for the Air Force. General Edward Rice provided an update on the investigation. The second panel included first-hand accounts of being sexually assaulted from retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Cindy McNally and former Air Force Technical Sergeant Jennifer Norris. David Lisak spoke about his work as a forensic consultant on rape cases in the military.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 702 Views

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1:17:22 AM - 2:39:45 AM

Sexual Misconduct Allegations at Lackland Air Force Base

House Committee

Witnesses testified on allegations of sexual misconduct by basic training instructors at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. General Mark Welsh, Air Force chief of staff, said the service was committed to getting rid of sexual misconduct within its ranks and the problem had become a “cancer” for the Air Force. General Edward Rice provided an update on the investigation. The second panel included first-hand accounts of being sexually assaulted from retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Cindy McNally and former Air Force Technical Sergeant Jennifer Norris. David Lisak spoke about his work as a forensic consultant on rape cases in the military.

1 hours, 22 minutes | 702 Views

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2:39:45 AM - 2:53:33 AM

Sexual Misconduct Allegations at Lackland Air Force Base

House Committee

Witnesses testified on allegations of sexual misconduct by basic training instructors at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. General Mark Welsh, Air Force chief of staff, said the service was committed to getting rid of sexual misconduct within its ranks and the problem had become a “cancer” for the Air Force. General Edward Rice provided an update on the investigation. The second panel included first-hand accounts of being sexually assaulted from retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Cindy McNally and former Air Force Technical Sergeant Jennifer Norris. David Lisak spoke about his work as a forensic consultant on rape cases in the military.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 702 Views

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2:53:33 AM - 3:34:58 AM

Sexual Misconduct Allegations at Lackland Air Force Base

House Committee

Witnesses testified on allegations of sexual misconduct by basic training instructors at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. General Mark Welsh, Air Force chief of staff, said the service was committed to getting rid of sexual misconduct within its ranks and the problem had become a “cancer” for the Air Force. General Edward Rice provided an update on the investigation. The second panel included first-hand accounts of being sexually assaulted from retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Cindy McNally and former Air Force Technical Sergeant Jennifer Norris. David Lisak spoke about his work as a forensic consultant on rape cases in the military.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 702 Views

Women in Combat

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3:34:58 AM - 4:13:31 AM
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Women in Combat

News Conference

Defense Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey announced that the military was dropping its ban against women in combat. Secretary Panetta said that following a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, women had demonstrated skill, courage, and patriotism and that “unnecessary gender barriers to service” should be removed.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 1,390 Views

Iowa State of the State Address

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4:14:43 AM - 4:47:32 AM
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4:14:43 AM - 4:47:32 AM

Iowa State of the State Address

State Legislature

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) delivered an address on the condition of the state to a joint session of the legislature in the Statehouse. He pushed for a plan to cut commercial property taxes and investment in education reform and job training initiatives.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 111 Views

State of Mental Health Care System

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4:48:55 AM - 5:56:28 AM
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State of Mental Health Care System

Senate Committee

Federal, state, and local mental health officials testified on weaknesses in the mental health care system, with a focus on relationships between mental health and gun violence in the wake of the December 2012 shootings at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school. The hearing examined the mental health system and barriers to providing mental health care. 
In the first panel, administrators talked about changes in the health care system. Pamela Hyde said that the U.S. mental health system has huge gaps in services that prevent people with mental illnesses from receiving treatment. In the second panel mental health practitioners gave examples of community situations. Topics included the stigma associated with mental health and the importance of employment and peer support, and that that mental Illness is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. Panelists also highlighted how current funds could be better spent better and obstacles to getting mental health services to those in need.

1 hours, 7 minutes | 718 Views

Q&A with Cathy Lanier

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5:58:15 AM - 6:57:59 AM

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Q&A with Cathy Lanier

Q&A

Cathy Lanier, the chief of the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, talked about the department’s growth in the twenty-three years she has been a police officer. She talked about the homicide rate in Washington, D.C., dropping to its lowest in fifty-one years, the reasons for this decline, and the future growth of the D.C. metro area. Chief Lanier recounted stories of growing up in the area and dropping out of school at age 15. She joined the police force as a single mother with a ninth grade education. She talked about her career, completing her education with two master’s degrees, and becoming the youngest chief in the history of the department. Other topics included, counter-terrorism, gun control, community policing, some of the criticisms of her administration over the years, and relations with the press. Chief Lanier reacted to videos including former Mayor Berry, a commencement address she delivered, an incident recorded on social media, and a press report.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 1,676 Views

Book Discussion on Words from the White House

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5:30:43 AM - 6:26:55 AM
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Book Discussion on Words from the White House

Public Affairs Event

Paul Dickson talked about his book, Words from the White House: Words and Phrases Coined or Popularized by America’s Presidents. The authors' collection includes Warren G. Harding’s “Founding Fathers,” invoked during his 1920 presidential campaign, Theodore Roosevelt’s use of the word “muckracker” in a 1906 speech critical of specific journalists, and “military-industrial complex,” delivered by President Eisenhower during his final presidential address to the American public in 1961. This National Press Club Book Rap event was a fundraiser for the National Press Club Journalism Institute.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 699 Views

Book Discussion on Affairs of State

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6:30:42 AM - 7:26:54 AM
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Book Discussion on Affairs of State

Public Affairs Event

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, 56 minutes | 1,499 Views

Book TV Fairs and Festivals

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7:27:05 AM - 7:28:22 AM
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Book TV Fairs and Festivals

Vignette

A list of book fairs and festivals as of January 24, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 63 Views

Book Discussion on The Machinery of Criminal Justice

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7:30:20 AM - 7:38:58 AM

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

0 hours, 8 minutes | 346 Views

Max Holland talked about his book, Leak: Why Mark Felt Became Deep Throat. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 185 Views

Book Discussion on The Lonely Soldier

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7:46:59 AM - 8:00:05 AM
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Book Discussion on The Lonely Soldier

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Helen Benedict talked about her book, The Lonely Soldier: The Private War of Women Serving in Iraq. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded in the King’s College Room in Columbia University’s Low Library.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 373 Views

Book Discussion on Naked Statistics

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8:01:06 AM - 8:56:06 AM
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Book Discussion on Naked Statistics

Public Affairs Event

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, 55 minutes | 1,984 Views

Book Discussion on The Right Frequency

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8:56:37 AM - 9:00:50 AM
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Book Discussion on The Right Frequency

Interview

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 | 141 Views

Book Discussion on Going to Tehran

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9:01:44 AM - 10:00:21 AM
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Book Discussion on Going to Tehran

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Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett talked about their book, Going to Tehran: Why the United States Must Come to Terms with the Islamic Republic of Iran, in which they argue that the U.S. needs to change its policy towards the government of Iran, which they say is a rational actor that will play a leading role in the Middle East for many years to come. Hosted by the EastWest Institute in New York City.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 1,104 Views

Book TV Fairs and Festivals

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10:00:33 AM - 10:01:45 AM
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Book TV Fairs and Festivals

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A list of book fairs and festivals as of January 24, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 63 Views

Book Discussion on Talibanistan

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10:15:23 AM - 11:50:55 AM
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Book Discussion on Talibanistan

Public Affairs Event

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 | 1,004 Views

Book Discussion on Reckless

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11:53:39 AM - 11:58:03 AM
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Book Discussion on Reckless

Interview

Bob Deans talked about his book, Reckless: The Political Assault on the American Environment. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 116 Views

After Words with Clayborne Carson

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12:01:07 PM - 12:56:45 PM
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After Words with Clayborne Carson

Interview

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 | 553 Views

Book Discussion on Indomitable Will

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12:57:05 PM - 1:01:09 PM
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Book Discussion on Indomitable Will

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

0 hours, 4 minutes | 128 Views

Ron Miller talked about his book, Sellout: Musings from Uncle Tom’s Porch. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 1,219 Views

Book Discussion on The Untold War

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1:21:42 PM - 1:48:28 PM
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1:21:42 PM - 1:48:28 PM

Book Discussion on The Untold War

Interview

Nancy Sherman talked about her latest book, The Untold War: Inside the Hearts, Minds, and Souls of Our Soldiers. Professor Sherman was interviewed at Georgetown University as part of Book TV’s College Series.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 870 Views

Book Discussion on The Daily You

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1:50:27 PM - 1:56:54 PM
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Book Discussion on The Daily You

Interview

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

0 hours, 6 minutes | 471 Views

Book Discussion on Banker to the World

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2:00:35 PM - 3:03:14 PM
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2:00:35 PM - 3:03:14 PM

Book Discussion on Banker to the World

Public Affairs Event

International financial diplomat William Rhodes talked about his book, Banker to the World: Leadership Lessons From the Front Lines of Global Finance, in which he looks at the current economic and financial challenges facing the economies of Europe, Japan, China, and South Korea. During this talk hosted by the Japan Society, Mr. Rhodes was joined by Harold McGraw III, president and CEO of McGraw-Hill Companies.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 869 Views

Book Discussion on The Third Lie

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3:17:02 PM - 3:29:00 PM
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Book Discussion on The Third Lie

Interview

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

0 hours, 11 minutes | 896 Views

Book Discussion on The Fall of the House of Dixie

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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 | 1,639 Views

Book Discussion on America's Great Debate

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Book Discussion on America's Great Debate

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

0 hours, 6 minutes | 195 Views

Book Discussion on And Justice for All

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4:30:14 PM - 4:58:37 PM
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Book Discussion on And Justice for All

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Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States Commission on Civil Rights and the Continuing Struggle for Freedom in America, in which she chronicles the history and accomplishments of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, set up by President Eisenhower in 1957. She also shared stories about her own experience serving on the commission from 1980 to 2004. This interview was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 378 Views

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Book Discussion on The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure

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John Allison talked about his book, The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism is the World Economy’s Only Hope, in which he argues that government incentives and regulation caused the 2008 collapse and says that to improve the economy we need to adopt pure free market policies. He responded to questions from the audience at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 2,044 Views

Book Discussion on Deadline Artists

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5:52:19 PM - 5:59:25 PM
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Book Discussion on Deadline Artists

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John Avlon and Errol Louis talked about their book, Deadline Artists: Scandals, Tragedies and Triumphs. They were interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 80 Views

New Books Being Released Week of 1/26/13

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New Books Being Released Week of 1/26/13

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A list of new books being released the week of January 26, 2013.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 72 Views

Book Discussion on Why You're Wrong About the Right

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Book Discussion on Why You're Wrong About the Right

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S.E. Cupp and Brett Joshpe, self-identified “closet conservatives,” talked about their book, Why You’re Wrong About the Right, published by Threshold Editions. They described why they wrote the book and their difficulties in finding a publisher. Why You’re Wrong About the Right presents the authors' thoughts on modern day conservatism and what they deem as unfounded stereotypes about Republicans, including that “Republicans Don’t Care about Education,” "Republicans Hate the Planet," and “Republicans are Greedy.” Following their remarks, they responded to audience members' questions.
S.E. Cupp is a reference writer for The New York Times. Brett Joshpe founded Students for Protecting America, an organization that is dedicated to supporting the war in Iraq. Mr. Joshpe practices law in New York City.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 528 Views

Book Discussion on Hemingway's Boat

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Book Discussion on Hemingway's Boat

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From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, Paul Hendrickson talked about his book, Hemingway’s Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 405 Views

Book Discussion on Counting the Days

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Book Discussion on Counting the Days

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

0 hours, 3 minutes | 66 Views

Book TV Fairs and Festivals

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Book TV Fairs and Festivals

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A list of book fairs and festivals as of January 24, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 63 Views

Book Discussion on Going to Tehran

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Book Discussion on Going to Tehran

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Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett talked about their book, Going to Tehran: Why the United States Must Come to Terms with the Islamic Republic of Iran, in which they argue that the U.S. needs to change its policy towards the government of Iran, which they say is a rational actor that will play a leading role in the Middle East for many years to come. Hosted by the EastWest Institute in New York City.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 1,104 Views

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Book Discussion on Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter

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Barbara Matusow, editor of Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter, recounted the life and career of her late husband, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Jack Nelson (1929-2009). Mr. Nelson, a former reporter for the Atlanta Constitution and Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, is remembered for his investigative reportage of the civil rights movement and Watergate. Barbara Matusow was joined by former President Jimmy Carter, former Mayor of Atlanta and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Andrew Young, and former Justice Department spokesman Terry Adamson to discuss Jack Nelson’s memoir, Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter. The event was moderated by Hank Klibanoff, and took place at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia

0 hours, 59 minutes | 626 Views

After Words with Helaine Olen

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9:02:07 PM - 9:30:39 PM
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After Words with Helaine Olen

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Helaine Olen talked about her book, Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry, in which she goes inside the world of personal finance “gurus” and reveals how the products and services they promote fail to meet their expectations and often undercut the financial security of those using them. She discussed her findings with Russell Wild, Saturday Evening Post Financial Contributor and author of several personal finance books.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 2,934 Views

After Words with Helaine Olen

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9:30:56 PM - 9:57:44 PM
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After Words with Helaine Olen

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Helaine Olen talked about her book, Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry, in which she goes inside the world of personal finance “gurus” and reveals how the products and services they promote fail to meet their expectations and often undercut the financial security of those using them. She discussed her findings with Russell Wild, Saturday Evening Post Financial Contributor and author of several personal finance books.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 2,934 Views

Book Discussion on My Beloved World

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Book Discussion on My Beloved World

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor talked about her autobiography, My Beloved World, in which she recounts her life from her childhood in the Bronx to her education at Princeton and Yale Law School, as well as her legal and judicial career, which led to her appointment as the first Hispanic and third woman to sit on the Supreme Court. Justice Sotomayor spoke at the Wortham Center in Houston.

1 hours, 20 minutes | 2,986 Views

Book Discussion on Women of the Washington Press

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11:21:30 PM - 11:25:18 PM
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Book Discussion on Women of the Washington Press

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Maurine Beasley talked about her book, Women of the Washington Press: Politics, Prejudice, and Persistence.
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 | 116 Views

Book Discussion on The Spirit of Compromise

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Book Discussion on The Spirit of Compromise

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Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, talked about her book, The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It, and about her role as president of the university. This interview, recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, is part of Book TV’s College Series.

0 hours, 20 minutes | 503 Views

New Books Being Released Week of 1/26/13

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New Books Being Released Week of 1/26/13

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A list of new books being released the week of January 26, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 72 Views

Book Discussion on Deadline Artists

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Book Discussion on Deadline Artists

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John Avlon and Errol Louis talked about their book, Deadline Artists: Scandals, Tragedies and Triumphs. They were interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 80 Views

After Words with Helaine Olen

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After Words with Helaine Olen

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Helaine Olen talked about her book, Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry, in which she goes inside the world of personal finance “gurus” and reveals how the products and services they promote fail to meet their expectations and often undercut the financial security of those using them. She discussed her findings with Russell Wild, Saturday Evening Post Financial Contributor and author of several personal finance books.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 2,934 Views

After Words with Helaine Olen

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12:30:05 AM - 12:56:53 AM
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After Words with Helaine Olen

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Helaine Olen talked about her book, Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry, in which she goes inside the world of personal finance “gurus” and reveals how the products and services they promote fail to meet their expectations and often undercut the financial security of those using them. She discussed her findings with Russell Wild, Saturday Evening Post Financial Contributor and author of several personal finance books.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 2,934 Views

Book Discussion on Slaves Waiting for Sale

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1:00:11 AM - 1:35:34 AM
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Book Discussion on Slaves Waiting for Sale

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Maurie McInnis discussed her book, Slaves Waiting for Sale: Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade, about abolitionist art and the impact it had. The book revolves around a series of images about the American slave trade made by Eyre Crowe, a young British artist who visited a slave auction in Richmond, Virginia, in 1853. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

0 hours, 35 minutes | 906 Views

Book Discussion on Representing the Race

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1:36:02 AM - 1:38:09 AM
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Book Discussion on Representing the Race

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Author Kenneth Mack talked about his book, Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 212 Views

Book Discussion on Ignorance: How It Drives Science

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1:40:07 AM - 1:54:10 AM

Stuart Firestein talked about his book, Ignorance: How It Drives Science. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded in the King’s College Room in Columbia University’s Low Library.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 1,190 Views

Book Discussion on Guest of Honor

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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 | 144 Views

Book Discussion on Invisible Armies

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Book Discussion on Invisible Armies

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Max Boot, fellow in National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, talked about his book, Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare From Ancient Times to the Present, in which he presents a history of guerrilla warfare. The author posited that unconventional warfare, often thought of as a modern means of war, has a long tradition that dates back to antiquity. Max Boot spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 1,949 Views

Book TV Fairs and Festivals

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Book TV Fairs and Festivals

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A list of book fairs and festivals as of January 24, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 63 Views

After Words with Helaine Olen

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3:00:27 AM - 3:28:59 AM
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After Words with Helaine Olen

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Helaine Olen talked about her book, Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry, in which she goes inside the world of personal finance “gurus” and reveals how the products and services they promote fail to meet their expectations and often undercut the financial security of those using them. She discussed her findings with Russell Wild, Saturday Evening Post Financial Contributor and author of several personal finance books.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 2,934 Views

After Words with Helaine Olen

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3:29:16 AM - 3:56:04 AM
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After Words with Helaine Olen

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Helaine Olen talked about her book, Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry, in which she goes inside the world of personal finance “gurus” and reveals how the products and services they promote fail to meet their expectations and often undercut the financial security of those using them. She discussed her findings with Russell Wild, Saturday Evening Post Financial Contributor and author of several personal finance books.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 2,934 Views

New Books Being Released Week of 1/26/13

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New Books Being Released Week of 1/26/13

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A list of new books being released the week of January 26, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 72 Views

Book Discussion on The Patriarch

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Book Discussion on The Patriarch

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Author David Nasaw talks about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he recounts the life of Joseph P. Kennedy, patriarch of the political family that included President John F. Kennedy and Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Edward Kennedy. The author examines Mr. Kennedy’s careers in business and politics, which included ventures in Wall Street and Hollywood and founding chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Nasaw also explores Joseph Kennedy’s resistance to American entry into World War II during his tenure as ambassador to Great Britain, a stance that led to public criticism and hurt his relationship with President Roosevelt. David Nasaw spoke at the Philadelphia Free Library.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 1,779 Views

Book Discussion on It’s Even Worse Than It Looks

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4:55:01 AM - 5:00:08 AM
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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 | 209 Views

Book Discussion on The Big Truck That Went By

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5:00:30 AM - 5:49:16 AM
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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 | 826 Views

Book Discussion on An Intriguing Life

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5:50:08 AM - 6:41:59 AM

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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 | 819 Views

Book Discussion on A Lucky Child

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Book Discussion on A Lucky Child

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Thomas Buergenthal, the American judge at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, recalled his childhood during the Holocaust. He was a survivor of two labor camps and one of the youngest prisoners at Auschwitz. He was reunited with his mother at a Polish orphanage a year after his liberation. Judge Buergentahl talked about his experiences and the various ways people behaved in those circumstances. He answered questions from members of the audience. 
Thomas Buergenthal is the author of A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy, published by Little, Brown, and Company. He has served on the U.N. Human Rights Committee, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and President’s Commission on the Holocaust. 
This program was a presentation of “ALOUD at Central Library” by the Los Angeles Library Foundation in association with the Los Angeles Public Library.

1 hours, 10 minutes | 742 Views

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Lincoln, Congress, Grant, and the Lieutenant General Act

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Arizona State University history professor Brooks Simpson talked about the Lieutenant General Act of 1864. The act made Ulysses S. Grant a lieutenant general and gave him command of the Union Army. Professor Simpson spoke at the U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s 2012 Civil War Symposium.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 1,314 Views

The Civil War and American Art

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6:54:53 AM - 6:59:46 AM
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The Civil War and American Art

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Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly unrelated works such as landscape paintings, and also examines the work of several soldier artists. An exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum explores how artists depicted the crisis of conflict as it was happening. This is part one of a two part program.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 1,028 Views

Q&A with Michael Hill

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Q&A with Michael Hill

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Michael Hill talked about his book Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America’s Minister to France During the Siege and Commune of Paris. The private diary entries and correspondence of Elihu Washburne, the American ambassador to France, provide a window into life in 19th century France during the Siege of Paris in the Franco-Prussian War, as well as the Paris Commune that followed. Mr. Hill also reflected on his early career in politics and the transition he made into independent research. He talked about the 20-year partnership he developed with author David McCullough and the various books he has researched for him. He detailed the research he did for a wide variety of other authors including Evan Thomas, Nathaniel Philbrick, Jon Meacham, Michael Korda, and Dorie McCullough Lawson. He reacted to video clips of some of these authors and to a 1987 interview he did about his previous book, with Bill Hogan, Will the Gentleman Yield?.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 1,378 Views

The Civil War and American Art

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8:02:16 AM - 8:32:03 AM
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The Civil War and American Art

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Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly unrelated works such as landscape paintings, and also examines the work of several soldier artists. An exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum explores how artists depicted the crisis of conflict as it was happening. This is part one of a two part program.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 1,028 Views

Presidents and the Economy

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8:32:29 AM - 10:13:05 AM
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Presidents and the Economy

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Scholars talked about presidents and the economy, including whether a president’s policies can unilaterally affect the economy, and whether their programs continue to reverberate after they leave office.

1 hours, 40 minutes | 153 Views

Justice Blackmun on Roe v. Wade

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10:15:30 AM - 10:58:45 AM
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Justice Blackmun on Roe v. Wade

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On June 20, 1995 Justice Blackmun. He spoke exclusively about his 1973 majority opinion, Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion. This session was recorded without an interviewer.
On Thursday, March 4, 2004, the Library of Congress unsealed the papers of Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun on the fifth anniversary of his death. The collection included 38 hours of videotaped oral history interviews conducted with Justice Blackmun in 1994 and 1995 by his former law clerk, Yale professor Harold Koh. The interviews were shot by a Federal Judicial Center videographer. 
Justice Blackmun recorded nearly two hours during this sessions. The full recordings will be available on c-span.org, along with the nearly six hours aired last March on C-SPAN.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 1,372 Views

Command Communications in the Civil War

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Command Communications in the Civil War

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Historians talked about communication developments during the Civil War, and discuss the use of the printing press and telegraph by Union and Confederate leadership. This was part of a symposium hosted by the National Museum of American History

1 hours, 26 minutes | 802 Views

1965 Vietnam Documentary

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1965 Vietnam Documentary

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The Big Picture was a documentary series produced by the Defense Department that aired on ABC Television from 1951 through 1975. The series focused on battles and figures in U.S. military history. This film features President Lyndon B. Johnson outlining U.S. policy in Vietnam.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 766 Views

Scientific Study of Sexuality in America

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Scientific Study of Sexuality in America

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Liberty University Professor Judith Reisman talked about the cultural and legal impact of Alfred Kinsey’s research on human sexuality. Kinsey was a mid-20th century scientist and author of Sexual Behavior in the Human Male and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female.

1 hours, 53 minutes | 2,524 Views

The Civil War and American Art

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The Civil War and American Art

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Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly unrelated works such as landscape paintings, and also examines the work of several soldier artists. An exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum explores how artists depicted the crisis of conflict as it was happening. This is part one of a two part program.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 1,028 Views

Former Astronaut Vance Brand Oral History

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Former Astronaut Vance Brand Oral History

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Former astronaut Vance Brand talked about the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz mission, why this co-mission was important, what it was like learning from and training with the Soviets, and how the two spacecrafts eventually rendezvoused. Mr. Brand was a member of the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz mission, the first meeting in space between American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts. This interview was part of the NASA Johnson Space Center’s Oral History Project.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 399 Views

Emancipation and the Great Migration

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Emancipation and the Great Migration

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Participants talked about the Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on African American culture and society in America from the Civil War through Reconstruction, and later the Great Migration from South to North. They also talked about Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America s Great Migration, with actors reading passages from the book. They also responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 47 minutes | 955 Views

Women's Clothing in Colonial America

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Women's Clothing in Colonial America

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Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial American women, with a focus on stays, which are similar to corsets. Both male and female children of the time wore stays until around the age of seven, when males would cease wearing them, while females would continue to wear them throughout their adult lives.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 1,634 Views

The Civil War and American Art

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The Civil War and American Art

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Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly unrelated works such as landscape paintings, and also examines the work of several soldier artists. An exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum explores how artists depicted the crisis of conflict as it was happening. This is part one of a two part program.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 1,028 Views

Presidents and the Economy

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7:30:18 PM - 9:10:52 PM
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Presidents and the Economy

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Scholars talked about presidents and the economy, including whether a president’s policies can unilaterally affect the economy, and whether their programs continue to reverberate after they leave office.

1 hours, 40 minutes | 153 Views

Justice Blackmun on Roe v. Wade

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9:14:55 PM - 9:58:10 PM
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Justice Blackmun on Roe v. Wade

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On June 20, 1995 Justice Blackmun. He spoke exclusively about his 1973 majority opinion, Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion. This session was recorded without an interviewer.
On Thursday, March 4, 2004, the Library of Congress unsealed the papers of Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun on the fifth anniversary of his death. The collection included 38 hours of videotaped oral history interviews conducted with Justice Blackmun in 1994 and 1995 by his former law clerk, Yale professor Harold Koh. The interviews were shot by a Federal Judicial Center videographer. 
Justice Blackmun recorded nearly two hours during this sessions. The full recordings will be available on c-span.org, along with the nearly six hours aired last March on C-SPAN.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 1,372 Views

The Civil War and American Art

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10:00:09 PM - 10:30:02 PM
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The Civil War and American Art

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Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly unrelated works such as landscape paintings, and also examines the work of several soldier artists. An exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum explores how artists depicted the crisis of conflict as it was happening. This is part one of a two part program.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 1,028 Views

Presidents and the Economy

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10:30:25 PM - 12:10:59 AM
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Presidents and the Economy

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Scholars talked about presidents and the economy, including whether a president’s policies can unilaterally affect the economy, and whether their programs continue to reverberate after they leave office.

1 hours, 40 minutes | 153 Views

Justice Blackmun on Roe v. Wade

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Justice Blackmun on Roe v. Wade

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On June 20, 1995 Justice Blackmun. He spoke exclusively about his 1973 majority opinion, Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion. This session was recorded without an interviewer.
On Thursday, March 4, 2004, the Library of Congress unsealed the papers of Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun on the fifth anniversary of his death. The collection included 38 hours of videotaped oral history interviews conducted with Justice Blackmun in 1994 and 1995 by his former law clerk, Yale professor Harold Koh. The interviews were shot by a Federal Judicial Center videographer. 
Justice Blackmun recorded nearly two hours during this sessions. The full recordings will be available on c-span.org, along with the nearly six hours aired last March on C-SPAN.

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Book Discussion on A Lucky Child

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Book Discussion on A Lucky Child

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Thomas Buergenthal, the American judge at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, recalled his childhood during the Holocaust. He was a survivor of two labor camps and one of the youngest prisoners at Auschwitz. He was reunited with his mother at a Polish orphanage a year after his liberation. Judge Buergentahl talked about his experiences and the various ways people behaved in those circumstances. He answered questions from members of the audience. 
Thomas Buergenthal is the author of A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy, published by Little, Brown, and Company. He has served on the U.N. Human Rights Committee, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and President’s Commission on the Holocaust. 
This program was a presentation of “ALOUD at Central Library” by the Los Angeles Library Foundation in association with the Los Angeles Public Library.

1 hours, 10 minutes | 742 Views

Old Sturbridge Village

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Old Sturbridge Village

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In the Fall of 2011, American History TV visited Old Sturbridge Village, Massachusetts, a “living history” museum that depicts early New England life from 1790 to 1840. Now, on American Artifacts, we hear from costumed historians who present what is was like to live and work in 19th-century New England. 
Curator Tom Kelleher serves as our guide.

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2:15:16 AM - 2:54:29 AM

Lincoln, Congress, Grant, and the Lieutenant General Act

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Arizona State University history professor Brooks Simpson talked about the Lieutenant General Act of 1864. The act made Ulysses S. Grant a lieutenant general and gave him command of the Union Army. Professor Simpson spoke at the U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s 2012 Civil War Symposium.

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The Civil War and American Art

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The Civil War and American Art

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Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly unrelated works such as landscape paintings, and also examines the work of several soldier artists. An exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum explores how artists depicted the crisis of conflict as it was happening. This is part one of a two part program.

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Q&A with Michael Hill

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3:00:07 AM - 4:00:44 AM
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Q&A with Michael Hill

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Michael Hill talked about his book Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America’s Minister to France During the Siege and Commune of Paris. The private diary entries and correspondence of Elihu Washburne, the American ambassador to France, provide a window into life in 19th century France during the Siege of Paris in the Franco-Prussian War, as well as the Paris Commune that followed. Mr. Hill also reflected on his early career in politics and the transition he made into independent research. He talked about the 20-year partnership he developed with author David McCullough and the various books he has researched for him. He detailed the research he did for a wide variety of other authors including Evan Thomas, Nathaniel Philbrick, Jon Meacham, Michael Korda, and Dorie McCullough Lawson. He reacted to video clips of some of these authors and to a 1987 interview he did about his previous book, with Bill Hogan, Will the Gentleman Yield?.

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Former Astronaut Vance Brand Oral History

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4:01:20 AM - 5:27:30 AM
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Former Astronaut Vance Brand Oral History

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Former astronaut Vance Brand talked about the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz mission, why this co-mission was important, what it was like learning from and training with the Soviets, and how the two spacecrafts eventually rendezvoused. Mr. Brand was a member of the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz mission, the first meeting in space between American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts. This interview was part of the NASA Johnson Space Center’s Oral History Project.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 399 Views

Emancipation and the Great Migration

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5:31:47 AM - 7:19:22 AM

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Emancipation and the Great Migration

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Participants talked about the Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on African American culture and society in America from the Civil War through Reconstruction, and later the Great Migration from South to North. They also talked about Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America s Great Migration, with actors reading passages from the book. They also responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 47 minutes | 955 Views