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Q&A with Crystal Wright

In Progress

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5:58:37 AM - 6:58:01 AM
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5:58:37 AM - 6:58:01 AM

Q&A with Crystal Wright

Q&A

Crystal Wright, editor and publisher of the Internet blog conservativeblackchick.com, explained why she named her blog “Conservative Black Chick,” and told how her upbringing shaped her belief system. She spoke of the discrimination her father faced when he was the only black man in his dental school program, as well as her mother’s experiences as a little girl going to segregated beaches. Ms. Wright also discussed how her parents' resolve in the face of adversity inspired her to be engaged in the political process. She reflected on the election of Barack Obama as the first African-American president, and admitted that she voted for him in 2008. She described her latter disillusionment with the president’s performance in office and how this has led her to become a sharp critic of his presidency. She talked about the reactions she faces from liberal-leaning African Americans. She also discussed the campaign strategy of the Republican Party and presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 2,803 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:37 AM - 7:46:07 AM
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7:00:37 AM - 7:46:07 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question related to fiscal cliff negotiations, “What are you willing to sacrifice”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 141 Views

Sequestration and National Security Policy

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7:47:31 AM - 8:50:55 AM
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7:47:31 AM - 8:50:55 AM

Sequestration and National Security Policy

Call-In

Robert Levinson talked about sequestration and the “fiscal cliff,” and how sequestration could affect the defense budget and national security policy. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011. Mr. Levinson also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was the ninth part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 635 Views

Sequestration and the Defense Budget

LIVE

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8:52:25 AM - 10:06:49 AM
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8:52:25 AM - 10:06:49 AM

Sequestration and the Defense Budget

Call-In

Gordon Adams and Dan Goure talked about the effects sequestration could have on defense budget and national security policy. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 280 Views

Universities, Innovation, and the Economy

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10:06:55 AM - 10:10:55 AM
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10:06:55 AM - 10:10:55 AM

Universities, Innovation, and the Economy

Public Affairs Event

Drew Faust talked about the ways education and innovation can benefit the U.S. economy. She answered questions from Neera Tanden on investment in primary and secondary education leadership training for students and teachers, the importance of training science teachers, and other topics. Professor Faust in her remarks said that U.S. immigration problems were both economic development and human rights issues, and stressed the need for legislation such as the DREAM Act. She also answered questions from the audience.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 736 Views

Universities, Innovation, and the Economy

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10:10:55 AM - 10:53:37 AM
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10:10:55 AM - 10:53:37 AM

Universities, Innovation, and the Economy

Public Affairs Event

Drew Faust talked about the ways education and innovation can benefit the U.S. economy. She answered questions from Neera Tanden on investment in primary and secondary education leadership training for students and teachers, the importance of training science teachers, and other topics. Professor Faust in her remarks said that U.S. immigration problems were both economic development and human rights issues, and stressed the need for legislation such as the DREAM Act. She also answered questions from the audience.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 736 Views

Federal Government, Innovation and the U.S. Economy

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10:53:37 AM - 11:49:03 AM
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10:53:37 AM - 11:49:03 AM

Federal Government, Innovation and the U.S. Economy

Public Affairs Event

Panelests talked about the government’s role in spurring innovation. Topics included what innovation is and the different types, U.S. global competitiveness, and the “fiscal cliff,” emphasizing that the government must resolve it to eliminate uncertainty. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 322 Views

Gene Sperling Remarks

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11:49:04 AM - 12:29:37 PM
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11:49:04 AM - 12:29:37 PM

Gene Sperling Remarks

Public Affairs Event

Gene Sperling talked about the fiscal cliff, emphasizing the Obama administration’s position in favor of higher taxes for the wealthy. Mr. Sperling said the administration favored this policy not to punish people for their success but rather in support of the idea of paying it forward. In answering a question about new ideas for revenues, Mr. Sperling said the administration was focused on negotiating a balanced plan. 

“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 206 Views

Iran’s Human Rights Record

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12:32:13 PM - 1:29:24 PM
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12:32:13 PM - 1:29:24 PM

Iran’s Human Rights Record

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about Iran’s human rights abuses and nuclear program. The participants Included an Iranian political prisoner who described her abuse and subsequent escape, and two other Iranians, one of whom was a former Obama administration adviser on Iran.
“Iran’s Human Rights Record” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 57 minutes | 246 Views

Sequestration and National Security Policy

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1:32:24 PM - 2:27:31 PM
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1:32:24 PM - 2:27:31 PM

Sequestration and National Security Policy

Call-In

Robert Levinson talked about sequestration and the “fiscal cliff,” and how sequestration could affect the defense budget and national security policy. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011. Mr. Levinson also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was the ninth part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 635 Views

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

LIVE

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2:27:40 PM - 2:59:52 PM
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2:27:40 PM - 2:59:52 PM

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

White House Event

President Obama spoke at the Daimler Detroit Diesel Plant in Redford, Michigan, about the importance of a strong middle class, and called on Congress to sign legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” In his speech he said he wanted a tax code that rewarded companies for creating jobs, pointing to Daimler’s $120 million investment that was to create 115 new jobs. He also criticized Michigan’s just-passed “right to work” legislation: “These so-called right to work laws, they don’t have anything to do with economics. They have everything to do with politics. What they’re really talking about is, giving you the right to work for less money.”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 2,166 Views

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

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3:02:10 PM - 4:44:18 PM
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3:02:10 PM - 4:44:18 PM

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

Joint Committee

Witnesses testified on the effects of the “fiscal cliff” on the U.S. economy and the middle class, with a focus on sustaining long-term economic growth, reducing U.S. debt, and protecting the middle class. They agreed that the issue need to be resolved immediately to avoid another recession, but disagreed on how to raise revenue to achieve fiscal sustainability.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

1 hours, 42 minutes | 487 Views

Federal Government, Innovation and the U.S. Economy

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4:45:42 PM - 5:33:18 PM
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4:45:42 PM - 5:33:18 PM

Federal Government, Innovation and the U.S. Economy

Public Affairs Event

Panelests talked about the government’s role in spurring innovation. Topics included what innovation is and the different types, U.S. global competitiveness, and the “fiscal cliff,” emphasizing that the government must resolve it to eliminate uncertainty. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 322 Views

Cycles of Political Change in the U.S.

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5:33:18 PM - 6:45:08 PM
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Cycles of Political Change in the U.S.

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James Piereson talked about three political revolutions that set the stage for new phases of political and economic development in America: Thomas Jefferson’s “revolution of 1800,” the Civil War, and the New Deal. He also described his belief that the U.S. was on the verge of a fourth revolution, due to high debt levels, a stagnant economy, impending retirements of the Baby Boomer generation, and polarized politics. He used some graphs during his presentation and afterwards responded to questions from members of the audience. 
“The Fourth Great Political Revolution: 1789, 1858, 1928, and Today” was the monthly American Enterprise Institute Bradley Lecture.

1 hours, 11 minutes | 453 Views

Voter Registration Improvements

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6:46:55 PM - 7:44:55 PM
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Voter Registration Improvements

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about challenges in voter registration and methods of improvement. 
“Does Voter Registration Need an Upgrade?” was part of a Pew Center on the States day-long conference on the voter experience in 2012, held in the Newseum.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 187 Views

Gene Sperling Remarks

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7:45:41 PM - 7:59:33 PM
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7:45:41 PM - 7:59:33 PM

Gene Sperling Remarks

Public Affairs Event

Gene Sperling talked about the fiscal cliff, emphasizing the Obama administration’s position in favor of higher taxes for the wealthy. Mr. Sperling said the administration favored this policy not to punish people for their success but rather in support of the idea of paying it forward. In answering a question about new ideas for revenues, Mr. Sperling said the administration was focused on negotiating a balanced plan. 

“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 206 Views

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

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8:01:30 PM - 8:28:21 PM
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8:01:30 PM - 8:28:21 PM

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

White House Event

President Obama spoke at the Daimler Detroit Diesel Plant in Redford, Michigan, about the importance of a strong middle class, and called on Congress to sign legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” In his speech he said he wanted a tax code that rewarded companies for creating jobs, pointing to Daimler’s $120 million investment that was to create 115 new jobs. He also criticized Michigan’s just-passed “right to work” legislation: “These so-called right to work laws, they don’t have anything to do with economics. They have everything to do with politics. What they’re really talking about is, giving you the right to work for less money.”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 2,166 Views

Federal Government, Innovation and the U.S. Economy

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8:30:12 PM - 9:25:28 PM
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8:30:12 PM - 9:25:28 PM

Federal Government, Innovation and the U.S. Economy

Public Affairs Event

Panelests talked about the government’s role in spurring innovation. Topics included what innovation is and the different types, U.S. global competitiveness, and the “fiscal cliff,” emphasizing that the government must resolve it to eliminate uncertainty. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 322 Views

Gene Sperling Remarks

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9:25:39 PM - 10:05:13 PM
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9:25:39 PM - 10:05:13 PM

Gene Sperling Remarks

Public Affairs Event

Gene Sperling talked about the fiscal cliff, emphasizing the Obama administration’s position in favor of higher taxes for the wealthy. Mr. Sperling said the administration favored this policy not to punish people for their success but rather in support of the idea of paying it forward. In answering a question about new ideas for revenues, Mr. Sperling said the administration was focused on negotiating a balanced plan. 

“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 206 Views

Sequestration and the Defense Budget

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10:06:30 PM - 11:20:51 PM
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10:06:30 PM - 11:20:51 PM

Sequestration and the Defense Budget

Call-In

Gordon Adams and Dan Goure talked about the effects sequestration could have on defense budget and national security policy. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 280 Views

Sir Mervyn King on the British Economy

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11:23:25 PM - 12:15:07 AM
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11:23:25 PM - 12:15:07 AM

Sir Mervyn King on the British Economy

Public Affairs Event

The Honorable Sir Mervyn A. King, governor of the Bank of England, talked about the United Kingdom’s banking and economic crisis. Topics included his country’s flat output, lending and take-home pay squeeze, commodities, and active exchange rate management as well as America’s “fiscal cliff” issue and the global economy. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. After his address, he responded to questions from
Roger Ferguson, Abby Cohen, and R. Glenn Hubbard.
This lunch meeting of The Economic Club of New York was held in the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt New York.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 153 Views

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

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12:15:59 AM - 12:42:50 AM
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12:15:59 AM - 12:42:50 AM

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

White House Event

President Obama spoke at the Daimler Detroit Diesel Plant in Redford, Michigan, about the importance of a strong middle class, and called on Congress to sign legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” In his speech he said he wanted a tax code that rewarded companies for creating jobs, pointing to Daimler’s $120 million investment that was to create 115 new jobs. He also criticized Michigan’s just-passed “right to work” legislation: “These so-called right to work laws, they don’t have anything to do with economics. They have everything to do with politics. What they’re really talking about is, giving you the right to work for less money.”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 2,166 Views

Universities, Innovation, and the Economy

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12:43:58 AM - 1:25:52 AM
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12:43:58 AM - 1:25:52 AM

Universities, Innovation, and the Economy

Public Affairs Event

Drew Faust talked about the ways education and innovation can benefit the U.S. economy. She answered questions from Neera Tanden on investment in primary and secondary education leadership training for students and teachers, the importance of training science teachers, and other topics. Professor Faust in her remarks said that U.S. immigration problems were both economic development and human rights issues, and stressed the need for legislation such as the DREAM Act. She also answered questions from the audience.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 736 Views

Federal Government, Innovation and the U.S. Economy

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1:25:52 AM - 2:21:08 AM
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1:25:52 AM - 2:21:08 AM

Federal Government, Innovation and the U.S. Economy

Public Affairs Event

Panelests talked about the government’s role in spurring innovation. Topics included what innovation is and the different types, U.S. global competitiveness, and the “fiscal cliff,” emphasizing that the government must resolve it to eliminate uncertainty. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 322 Views

Gene Sperling Remarks

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2:21:19 AM - 3:01:03 AM
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2:21:19 AM - 3:01:03 AM

Gene Sperling Remarks

Public Affairs Event

Gene Sperling talked about the fiscal cliff, emphasizing the Obama administration’s position in favor of higher taxes for the wealthy. Mr. Sperling said the administration favored this policy not to punish people for their success but rather in support of the idea of paying it forward. In answering a question about new ideas for revenues, Mr. Sperling said the administration was focused on negotiating a balanced plan. 

“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 206 Views

Sequestration and the Defense Budget

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3:01:49 AM - 4:16:10 AM
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3:01:49 AM - 4:16:10 AM

Sequestration and the Defense Budget

Call-In

Gordon Adams and Dan Goure talked about the effects sequestration could have on defense budget and national security policy. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 280 Views

Sequestration and National Security Policy

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4:16:10 AM - 4:22:36 AM
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4:16:10 AM - 4:22:36 AM

Sequestration and National Security Policy

Call-In

Robert Levinson talked about sequestration and the “fiscal cliff,” and how sequestration could affect the defense budget and national security policy. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011. Mr. Levinson also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was the ninth part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 635 Views

Sir Mervyn King on the British Economy

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4:25:07 AM - 5:16:49 AM
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4:25:07 AM - 5:16:49 AM

Sir Mervyn King on the British Economy

Public Affairs Event

The Honorable Sir Mervyn A. King, governor of the Bank of England, talked about the United Kingdom’s banking and economic crisis. Topics included his country’s flat output, lending and take-home pay squeeze, commodities, and active exchange rate management as well as America’s “fiscal cliff” issue and the global economy. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. After his address, he responded to questions from
Roger Ferguson, Abby Cohen, and R. Glenn Hubbard.
This lunch meeting of The Economic Club of New York was held in the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt New York.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 153 Views

Gene Sperling Remarks

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5:17:33 AM - 5:57:17 AM
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5:17:33 AM - 5:57:17 AM

Gene Sperling Remarks

Public Affairs Event

Gene Sperling talked about the fiscal cliff, emphasizing the Obama administration’s position in favor of higher taxes for the wealthy. Mr. Sperling said the administration favored this policy not to punish people for their success but rather in support of the idea of paying it forward. In answering a question about new ideas for revenues, Mr. Sperling said the administration was focused on negotiating a balanced plan. 

“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 206 Views

Voter Identification Laws

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5:58:12 AM - 6:58:38 AM

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Voter Identification Laws

Public Affairs Event

Ohio and West Virginia secretaries of state Jon Husted (R-OH) and Natalie Tennant (D-WV) talked about voter identification laws in their respective states.
“Ensuring Integrity and Access: Voter ID in 2012 and Beyond” was part of a Pew Center on the States day-long conference on the voter experience in 2012, held in the Newseum.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 336 Views

Book Discussion on On a Farther Shore

In Progress

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5:00:20 AM - 6:11:01 AM
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5:00:20 AM - 6:11:01 AM

Book Discussion on On a Farther Shore

Public Affairs Event

Author William Souder talked about his book, On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson, in which he recounted the life of the biologist, who authored Silent Spring, a 1962 indictment of synthetic insecticides including DDT. Mr. Souder examined the affect the book had on environmental awareness. Following the publication of Ms. Carson’s book DDT was banned and the Environmental Protection Agency was created. 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring. William Souder speaks at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

1 hours, 10 minutes | 495 Views

The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza

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6:11:25 AM - 6:22:37 AM
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The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza

Vignette

Susan Novotny, owner of The Book House, talked about the Albany literary scene and the history of her independent book store. She was a sales rep for a publisher who worked with the store for about 10 years, before leaving the publishing business to work at the store. She also helped to computerize inventory, making The Book House one of first independent bookstores with a computerized inventory. In 1991 she became the sole owner and Now has 3 stores and 22 employees.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 152 Views

Book Discussion on Lily of the Mohawks

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6:23:01 AM - 6:29:31 AM
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Book Discussion on Lily of the Mohawks

Public Affairs Event

Author Jack Casey talked about his book Lily of the Mohawks, in which he chronicles the life of Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk woman who survived smallpox, lost her family to the disease, and was eventually baptized as a Roman Catholic. The book was re-released after Tekakwitha became the first-ever Native American Catholic saint in October 2012.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 113 Views

Book Discussion on The Fateful History of Fannie Mae

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6:31:54 AM - 7:46:42 AM
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Book Discussion on The Fateful History of Fannie Mae

Public Affairs Event

James Hagerty of the Wall Street Journal talked about his book, The Fateful History of Fannie Mae: New Deal Birth to Mortgage Crisis Fall, in which he examined the 1938 creation and 70 year history of Fannie Mae. Among the topics he addressed were the role of federal regulation in the financial and housing industries, political interests in the company, and the 2008 financial crisis. He responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 1,003 Views

Book Discussion on O Albany!

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7:48:42 AM - 8:00:12 AM
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7:48:42 AM - 8:00:12 AM

Book Discussion on O Albany!

Public Affairs Event

William Kennedy talked about his book, O Albany!: Improbable City of Political Wizards, Fearless Ethnics, Spectacular Aristocrats, Splendid Nobodies, and Underrated Scoundrels, in which he examines the history of party politics in New York’s capital city.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 98 Views

Communicators with Michael Powell

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8:01:36 AM - 8:29:24 AM
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Communicators with Michael Powell

Interview

Michael Powell of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association talked about the future of television. Topics included a shift from hardware based to software based telecommunications systems, increased accessibility to the consumer, the influence of social media on television, and changes in television viewing behavior.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 1,402 Views

Federal Debt Reduction

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8:31:57 AM - 9:02:24 AM
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8:31:57 AM - 9:02:24 AM

Federal Debt Reduction

Public Affairs Event

Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), a former director of the Office of Management and Budget, and by National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling made the opening remarks at a discussion on reducing the federal debt. Senator Portman was heckled during his remarks about growing the economy and the dangers of going over the “fiscal cliff,” the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then. Mr. Sperling used words like “disappointing” and “very unfortunate” to describe the latest Republican plan for deficit reduction. 
“Fixing the Debt: Reforming the Tax Code and Federal Health Spending” was a forum held at Grand Hyatt Washington by the Campaign to Fix the Debt, which was co-founded by Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, the former co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 195 Views

Latino Vote

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9:04:42 AM - 9:11:42 AM
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Latino Vote

Public Affairs Event

Latino leaders and scholars talked about the impact of Latino voters on the 2012 presidential election, and the issues that influenced their votes. The November 2012 election had a record high of Latino voter turnout that overwhelmingly voted for President Obama. The panelists said the growing Latino population and key issues like immigration would play a decisive role in future elections.
“The Decisive Vote? How Latinos Voted and What It Means for Policy” was held at the Wilson Center, co-sponsored with Arizona State University, ImmigrationWorks USA, and the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 405 Views

Latino Vote

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9:11:42 AM - 11:10:13 AM
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Latino Vote

Public Affairs Event

Latino leaders and scholars talked about the impact of Latino voters on the 2012 presidential election, and the issues that influenced their votes. The November 2012 election had a record high of Latino voter turnout that overwhelmingly voted for President Obama. The panelists said the growing Latino population and key issues like immigration would play a decisive role in future elections.
“The Decisive Vote? How Latinos Voted and What It Means for Policy” was held at the Wilson Center, co-sponsored with Arizona State University, ImmigrationWorks USA, and the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program.

1 hours, 58 minutes | 405 Views

25th Anniversary of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty

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11:12:41 AM - 12:30:06 PM
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25th Anniversary of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty

Public Affairs Event

Former Reagan administration officials talked about negotiating a 1987 nuclear missile treaty with the Soviet Union. The Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), led to the destruction of thousands of Europe-based nuclear missiles on both sides. The enevnt marked the 25th anniversary of the U.S.-U.S.S.R summit at which the treaty was signed. Panelists responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 17 minutes | 181 Views

Federal Housing Authority Finances

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12:33:06 PM - 2:00:30 PM
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12:33:06 PM - 2:00:30 PM

Federal Housing Authority Finances

Senate Committee

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified on the financial health of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The agency had a $16 billion deficit due to mortgage lending activity during the financial crisis. Secretary Donovan said he could not guarantee the agency would not need to draw money from the Treasury Department at the end of 2013. He also outlined a number of policy changes being enacted or contemplated that would affect millions of Americans seeking mortgages through FHA.

1 hours, 27 minutes | 860 Views

Senate Session

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2:00:40 PM - 6:01:44 PM
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2:00:40 PM - 6:01:44 PM

Senate Session

Senate Proceeding

The Senate convened at 2:00 p.m. and adjourned at 6:00 p.m. under the provisions of S.Res.612, as a further mark of respect to the memory of the Honorable Arlen Specter.

4 hours, 1 minutes | 278 Views

Nuclear Weapons in Muslim Countries

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6:03:12 PM - 6:45:24 PM
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6:03:12 PM - 6:45:24 PM

Nuclear Weapons in Muslim Countries

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about Iran’s nuclear proliferation ambitions. All agreed Iran’s nuclear program is a serious threat to the U.S. and the region. David Albright, founder of the Institute for Science and International Security, said Iran would be inclined to build nuclear bombs if they had the technical capability. 
“The Arab Spring: Nonproliferation Risks and Opportunities” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 42 minutes | 313 Views

Sequestration and the Defense Budget

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6:45:50 PM - 8:00:11 PM
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6:45:50 PM - 8:00:11 PM

Sequestration and the Defense Budget

Call-In

Gordon Adams and Dan Goure talked about the effects sequestration could have on defense budget and national security policy. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 280 Views

Communicators with Michael Powell

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8:00:29 PM - 8:28:55 PM
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8:00:29 PM - 8:28:55 PM

Communicators with Michael Powell

Interview

Michael Powell of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association talked about the future of television. Topics included a shift from hardware based to software based telecommunications systems, increased accessibility to the consumer, the influence of social media on television, and changes in television viewing behavior.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 1,402 Views

Latino Vote

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8:30:27 PM - 10:28:26 PM
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8:30:27 PM - 10:28:26 PM

Latino Vote

Public Affairs Event

Latino leaders and scholars talked about the impact of Latino voters on the 2012 presidential election, and the issues that influenced their votes. The November 2012 election had a record high of Latino voter turnout that overwhelmingly voted for President Obama. The panelists said the growing Latino population and key issues like immigration would play a decisive role in future elections.
“The Decisive Vote? How Latinos Voted and What It Means for Policy” was held at the Wilson Center, co-sponsored with Arizona State University, ImmigrationWorks USA, and the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program.

1 hours, 57 minutes | 405 Views

Voter Identification Laws

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10:30:03 PM - 11:30:24 PM
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10:30:03 PM - 11:30:24 PM

Voter Identification Laws

Public Affairs Event

Ohio and West Virginia secretaries of state Jon Husted (R-OH) and Natalie Tennant (D-WV) talked about voter identification laws in their respective states.
“Ensuring Integrity and Access: Voter ID in 2012 and Beyond” was part of a Pew Center on the States day-long conference on the voter experience in 2012, held in the Newseum.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 336 Views

Voting Wait Lines and the 2012 Election

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11:30:30 PM - 12:30:46 AM
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11:30:30 PM - 12:30:46 AM

Voting Wait Lines and the 2012 Election

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about voter difficulties in the 2012 election. Topics included voter ID laws, long voting lines, and voter suppression. 
“Long Lines and High Enthusiasm” was part of a Pew Center on the States day-long conference on the voter experience in 2012, held in the Newseum.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 785 Views

Cycles of Political Change in the U.S.

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12:32:42 AM - 1:44:36 AM
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Cycles of Political Change in the U.S.

Public Affairs Event

James Piereson talked about three political revolutions that set the stage for new phases of political and economic development in America: Thomas Jefferson’s “revolution of 1800,” the Civil War, and the New Deal. He also described his belief that the U.S. was on the verge of a fourth revolution, due to high debt levels, a stagnant economy, impending retirements of the Baby Boomer generation, and polarized politics. He used some graphs during his presentation and afterwards responded to questions from members of the audience. 
“The Fourth Great Political Revolution: 1789, 1858, 1928, and Today” was the monthly American Enterprise Institute Bradley Lecture.

1 hours, 11 minutes | 453 Views

Immigrants and the U.S. Economy

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1:46:02 AM - 3:08:04 AM
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1:46:02 AM - 3:08:04 AM

Immigrants and the U.S. Economy

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the impact that admission policies for highly skilled immigrants has on the U.S. economy, specifically policies that are making it increasingly difficult for highly skilled professionals, such as engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs, to enter and remain in the U.S.

1 hours, 22 minutes | 434 Views

Latino Vote

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3:10:24 AM - 5:08:23 AM
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3:10:24 AM - 5:08:23 AM

Latino Vote

Public Affairs Event

Latino leaders and scholars talked about the impact of Latino voters on the 2012 presidential election, and the issues that influenced their votes. The November 2012 election had a record high of Latino voter turnout that overwhelmingly voted for President Obama. The panelists said the growing Latino population and key issues like immigration would play a decisive role in future elections.
“The Decisive Vote? How Latinos Voted and What It Means for Policy” was held at the Wilson Center, co-sponsored with Arizona State University, ImmigrationWorks USA, and the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program.

1 hours, 57 minutes | 405 Views

Federal Debt Reduction

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5:09:59 AM - 5:40:21 AM
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5:09:59 AM - 5:40:21 AM

Federal Debt Reduction

Public Affairs Event

Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), a former director of the Office of Management and Budget, and by National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling made the opening remarks at a discussion on reducing the federal debt. Senator Portman was heckled during his remarks about growing the economy and the dangers of going over the “fiscal cliff,” the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then. Mr. Sperling used words like “disappointing” and “very unfortunate” to describe the latest Republican plan for deficit reduction. 
“Fixing the Debt: Reforming the Tax Code and Federal Health Spending” was a forum held at Grand Hyatt Washington by the Campaign to Fix the Debt, which was co-founded by Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, the former co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 195 Views

Cycles of Political Change in the U.S.

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5:41:49 AM - 6:53:26 AM

Continues

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5:41:49 AM - 6:53:26 AM

Cycles of Political Change in the U.S.

Public Affairs Event

James Piereson talked about three political revolutions that set the stage for new phases of political and economic development in America: Thomas Jefferson’s “revolution of 1800,” the Civil War, and the New Deal. He also described his belief that the U.S. was on the verge of a fourth revolution, due to high debt levels, a stagnant economy, impending retirements of the Baby Boomer generation, and polarized politics. He used some graphs during his presentation and afterwards responded to questions from members of the audience. 
“The Fourth Great Political Revolution: 1789, 1858, 1928, and Today” was the monthly American Enterprise Institute Bradley Lecture.

1 hours, 11 minutes | 453 Views

Ethics of Wealth

In Progress

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5:05:24 AM - 6:27:41 AM
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Ethics of Wealth

Public Affairs Event

Stanford History Professor Richard White and the Chair of Stanford’s English department Gavin Jones, talk about the disparity of wealth during the Gilded Age. Professor White argued that the majority of Americans in this period viewed excessive wealth as an embarrassment. Professor Jones analyzed literature from the Gilded Age that critiques the excesses of society. Stanford University’s Center for Ethics in Society hosted this event.

1 hours, 22 minutes | 525 Views

New York State Museum's September 11, 2001 Exhibit

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6:28:34 AM - 6:46:36 AM

Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum’s September 11, 2001 exhibit, the world’s largest collection of artifacts gathered from Ground Zero following the attacks in New York City. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 18 minutes | 179 Views

The Battle of Midway

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6:47:30 AM - 7:46:54 AM
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The Battle of Midway

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Veterans of World War II talked about their experiences at the Battle of Midway. They stressed the importance of the American victory and how it signified a turning point in the war with Japan. The American Veterans Center hosted this panel at their 15th Annual Conference.
Sgt. Ed Fox was a machine gunner on Midway with the 6th Defense Battalion, Fleet Marine Force. Captain John Crawford served as an ensign aboard the USS Yorktown. CPO Chief Hank Kudzik served aboard the USS Nautilus, a submarine that played a pivotal role in the Battle of Midway.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 423 Views

The Albany Institute's Dutch Collections

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7:47:46 AM - 7:57:52 AM
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The Albany Institute's Dutch Collections

Vignette

Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of the Albany Institute. He also talked about pieces from the Institute’s Dutch cultural collection which shows us how early settlers lived, and about Dutch traditions that were brought to the United States.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 183 Views

U.S. Economy and the Middle Class

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8:01:06 AM - 8:58:00 AM
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8:01:06 AM - 8:58:00 AM

U.S. Economy and the Middle Class

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the possible consequences of Congress and President Obama failing to reach agreement to avoid the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012. Topics included tax code reform, housing prices, and increasing costs in higher education and the middle class.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 291 Views

2012 Election Trends

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9:00:41 AM - 9:07:48 AM
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9:00:41 AM - 9:07:48 AM

2012 Election Trends

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about some of the voter trends in the 2012 elections. Researchers from the Pew Center and MIT outlined the results of studies taken on and after the 2012 election. By 2050 the population of white Americans would drop below 50% according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. Topics included differences in attitudes on voting between Republicans and Democrats, voting waiting lines, and voter ID laws.
“Looking Back at 2012” was part of a Pew Center on the States day-long conference on the voter experience in 2012, held in the Newseum.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 699 Views

2012 Election Trends

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9:07:48 AM - 10:28:59 AM
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9:07:48 AM - 10:28:59 AM

2012 Election Trends

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about some of the voter trends in the 2012 elections. Researchers from the Pew Center and MIT outlined the results of studies taken on and after the 2012 election. By 2050 the population of white Americans would drop below 50% according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. Topics included differences in attitudes on voting between Republicans and Democrats, voting waiting lines, and voter ID laws.
“Looking Back at 2012” was part of a Pew Center on the States day-long conference on the voter experience in 2012, held in the Newseum.

1 hours, 21 minutes | 699 Views

2012 Election Trends

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10:29:05 AM - 10:41:59 AM
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10:29:05 AM - 10:41:59 AM

2012 Election Trends

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about some of the voter trends in the 2012 elections. Researchers from the Pew Center and MIT outlined the results of studies taken on and after the 2012 election. By 2050 the population of white Americans would drop below 50% according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. Topics included differences in attitudes on voting between Republicans and Democrats, voting waiting lines, and voter ID laws.
“Looking Back at 2012” was part of a Pew Center on the States day-long conference on the voter experience in 2012, held in the Newseum.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 699 Views

Sequestration and National Security Policy

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10:42:41 AM - 10:49:05 AM
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10:42:41 AM - 10:49:05 AM

Sequestration and National Security Policy

Call-In

Robert Levinson talked about sequestration and the “fiscal cliff,” and how sequestration could affect the defense budget and national security policy. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011. Mr. Levinson also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was the ninth part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 635 Views

Voting and Social Media

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10:49:11 AM - 11:52:10 AM
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10:49:11 AM - 11:52:10 AM

Voting and Social Media

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the role social media played in the 2012 presidential election. Among the topics they covered were the cost of old voting technology versus new, and the availability to voters of real-time information via mobile devices through Twitter and Facebook while waiting in line. They answered questions from audience members at the end of the program.
“Elections: Technology, Social Media, and Administration” was part of a Pew Center on the States day-long conference on the voter experience in 2012, held in the Newseum.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 251 Views

Sequestration and the Defense Budget

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11:52:16 AM - 12:17:53 PM
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11:52:16 AM - 12:17:53 PM

Sequestration and the Defense Budget

Call-In

Gordon Adams and Dan Goure talked about the effects sequestration could have on defense budget and national security policy. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 280 Views

Voting Wait Lines and the 2012 Election

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12:17:57 PM - 1:20:59 PM
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12:17:57 PM - 1:20:59 PM

Voting Wait Lines and the 2012 Election

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about voter difficulties in the 2012 election. Topics included voter ID laws, long voting lines, and voter suppression. 
“Long Lines and High Enthusiasm” was part of a Pew Center on the States day-long conference on the voter experience in 2012, held in the Newseum.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 785 Views

Sequestration and National Security Policy

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1:22:14 PM - 1:28:38 PM
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1:22:14 PM - 1:28:38 PM

Sequestration and National Security Policy

Call-In

Robert Levinson talked about sequestration and the “fiscal cliff,” and how sequestration could affect the defense budget and national security policy. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011. Mr. Levinson also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was the ninth part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 635 Views

Immigrants and the U.S. Economy

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1:31:20 PM - 2:53:00 PM
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1:31:20 PM - 2:53:00 PM

Immigrants and the U.S. Economy

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the impact that admission policies for highly skilled immigrants has on the U.S. economy, specifically policies that are making it increasingly difficult for highly skilled professionals, such as engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs, to enter and remain in the U.S.

1 hours, 21 minutes | 434 Views

Fiscal Cliff and Tax Credits

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2:54:16 PM - 3:00:41 PM
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2:54:16 PM - 3:00:41 PM

Fiscal Cliff and Tax Credits

Call-In

Steven Sloan talked about four key tax credits for families that were to revert to previous levels unless Congress extended them before the end of 2012. He also discussed tax credits for businesses slated to expire in 2012, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”

0 hours, 6 minutes | 759 Views

Voter Identification Laws

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3:00:47 PM - 4:01:17 PM
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3:00:47 PM - 4:01:17 PM

Voter Identification Laws

Public Affairs Event

Ohio and West Virginia secretaries of state Jon Husted (R-OH) and Natalie Tennant (D-WV) talked about voter identification laws in their respective states.
“Ensuring Integrity and Access: Voter ID in 2012 and Beyond” was part of a Pew Center on the States day-long conference on the voter experience in 2012, held in the Newseum.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 336 Views

Voter Registration Improvements

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4:01:17 PM - 4:59:26 PM
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4:01:17 PM - 4:59:26 PM

Voter Registration Improvements

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about challenges in voter registration and methods of improvement. 
“Does Voter Registration Need an Upgrade?” was part of a Pew Center on the States day-long conference on the voter experience in 2012, held in the Newseum.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 187 Views

Iran's Influence in South Caucasus

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5:00:59 PM - 6:28:11 PM
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5:00:59 PM - 6:28:11 PM

Iran's Influence in South Caucasus

House Committee

Middle East experts testified on the influence of Iran in the South Caucasus, a region that includes neighboring countries Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Topics included Turkey and Russia, and energy politics with Europe.

1 hours, 27 minutes | 705 Views

Fiscal Cliff and Estate and Capital Gains Taxes

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6:29:23 PM - 6:39:05 PM
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6:29:23 PM - 6:39:05 PM

Fiscal Cliff and Estate and Capital Gains Taxes

Call-In

Joseph Schatz talked about the “fiscal cliff” in relation to the estate tax, which was set to increase at the end of 2012, and the capital gains tax, scheduled to rise in 2013.*Topics included the history of the estate tax, the politics behind the estate tax rate, and the percentage of Americans affected by the estate tax. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”

0 hours, 9 minutes | 707 Views

William Eskridge on Marriage Equality

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6:41:11 PM - 8:01:05 PM
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William Eskridge on Marriage Equality

Public Affairs Event

Yale Law Professor William Eskridge said President Obama’s support for marriage equality helped him win re-election. The gay rights activist spoke at Boston University Law School a week after the election when voters approved to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland, Maine, Minnesota and Washington State. He said the country is moving beyond political backlash, and that the results of the 2012 election were good for President Obama.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 483 Views

Middle East Security Concerns

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8:01:36 PM - 9:48:17 PM
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8:01:36 PM - 9:48:17 PM

Middle East Security Concerns

Public Affairs Event

Panelists discussed the growing security challenges in the Middle East, including Syria’s civil war, a constitutional crisis in Egypt, Iran’s push for nuclear capability, the recent Palestinian-Israeli confrontation, and uncertainties about future U.S. and European policy directions.
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies event “Middle East Security Concerns: The Next Phase?” was co-sponsored by the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies of the International Law Institute.

1 hours, 46 minutes | 331 Views

Syrian Civil War

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9:49:26 PM - 10:39:18 PM
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9:49:26 PM - 10:39:18 PM

Syrian Civil War

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about Syria’s civil war and ways to deal with Syrian President Assad. Mr. Hannah, former National Security Adviser to Vice President Cheney, criticized President Obama for how he’s dealt with the Syrian civil war, adding that it may be too late. He was joined by Syrian activist Ammar Abdulhamid, who said the Obama administration lacks a clear vision in Syria. 
“What’s Next for Syria?” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 49 minutes | 212 Views

Nuclear Weapons in Muslim Countries

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10:41:17 PM - 11:23:20 PM
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10:41:17 PM - 11:23:20 PM

Nuclear Weapons in Muslim Countries

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about Iran’s nuclear proliferation ambitions. All agreed Iran’s nuclear program is a serious threat to the U.S. and the region. David Albright, founder of the Institute for Science and International Security, said Iran would be inclined to build nuclear bombs if they had the technical capability. 
“The Arab Spring: Nonproliferation Risks and Opportunities” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 42 minutes | 313 Views

Undersecretary Cohen on Foreign Policy

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11:25:21 PM - 11:36:20 PM
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11:25:21 PM - 11:36:20 PM

Undersecretary Cohen on Foreign Policy

Public Affairs Event

David Cohen, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, accepted the George Shultz Award for Distinguished Service. He also spoke about sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program. This was the closing keynote address of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 10 minutes | 158 Views

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

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11:38:28 PM - 12:13:02 AM
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11:38:28 PM - 12:13:02 AM

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

Senate Committee

Senators from New York and New Jersey testified on transportation systems damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Both Senators Schumer and Gillibrand talked about salt water damage to New York’s 108-year old subway system rail lines. Senator Menendez talked about other natural disasters that occurred other places around the country and called on the rest of the country to support New York and New Jersey in its rebuilding efforts. He also had photos showing the extensive damage to parts of New Jersey. Then transportation officials testified about the damage the storm did in the region, the costs of repairs, and the need to improve the the systems to be better prepared for future emergencies.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 740 Views

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

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12:13:02 AM - 1:00:11 AM
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12:13:02 AM - 1:00:11 AM

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

Senate Committee

Senators from New York and New Jersey testified on transportation systems damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Both Senators Schumer and Gillibrand talked about salt water damage to New York’s 108-year old subway system rail lines. Senator Menendez talked about other natural disasters that occurred other places around the country and called on the rest of the country to support New York and New Jersey in its rebuilding efforts. He also had photos showing the extensive damage to parts of New Jersey. Then transportation officials testified about the damage the storm did in the region, the costs of repairs, and the need to improve the the systems to be better prepared for future emergencies.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 740 Views

Syrian Civil War

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1:00:53 AM - 2:07:13 AM
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1:00:53 AM - 2:07:13 AM

Syrian Civil War

Public Affairs Event

Foreign journalists, a Syrian National Council member, and an Iraqi Kurdish government representative talked about Syria and the international response to the country’s civil war. Topics included the state of the Syrian opposition, and the influence of Iran and Russia. 
“Syria’s Terror, the Middle East’s Tragedy” was a panel of the 2012 Halifax International Security Forum.Global security leaders from over 50 countries gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia to discuss pressing security and defense issues during the three-day summit.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 222 Views

Middle East Security Concerns

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2:07:56 AM - 3:54:19 AM
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2:07:56 AM - 3:54:19 AM

Middle East Security Concerns

Public Affairs Event

Panelists discussed the growing security challenges in the Middle East, including Syria’s civil war, a constitutional crisis in Egypt, Iran’s push for nuclear capability, the recent Palestinian-Israeli confrontation, and uncertainties about future U.S. and European policy directions.
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies event “Middle East Security Concerns: The Next Phase?” was co-sponsored by the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies of the International Law Institute.

1 hours, 46 minutes | 331 Views

Syrian Civil War

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3:56:29 AM - 4:46:21 AM
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3:56:29 AM - 4:46:21 AM

Syrian Civil War

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about Syria’s civil war and ways to deal with Syrian President Assad. Mr. Hannah, former National Security Adviser to Vice President Cheney, criticized President Obama for how he’s dealt with the Syrian civil war, adding that it may be too late. He was joined by Syrian activist Ammar Abdulhamid, who said the Obama administration lacks a clear vision in Syria. 
“What’s Next for Syria?” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 49 minutes | 212 Views

Nuclear Weapons in Muslim Countries

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4:48:20 AM - 5:30:23 AM
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4:48:20 AM - 5:30:23 AM

Nuclear Weapons in Muslim Countries

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about Iran’s nuclear proliferation ambitions. All agreed Iran’s nuclear program is a serious threat to the U.S. and the region. David Albright, founder of the Institute for Science and International Security, said Iran would be inclined to build nuclear bombs if they had the technical capability. 
“The Arab Spring: Nonproliferation Risks and Opportunities” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 42 minutes | 313 Views

Undersecretary Cohen on Foreign Policy

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5:32:24 AM - 5:43:23 AM
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5:32:24 AM - 5:43:23 AM

Undersecretary Cohen on Foreign Policy

Public Affairs Event

David Cohen, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, accepted the George Shultz Award for Distinguished Service. He also spoke about sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program. This was the closing keynote address of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 10 minutes | 158 Views

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

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5:45:31 AM - 6:20:05 AM

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5:45:31 AM - 6:20:05 AM

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

Senate Committee

Senators from New York and New Jersey testified on transportation systems damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Both Senators Schumer and Gillibrand talked about salt water damage to New York’s 108-year old subway system rail lines. Senator Menendez talked about other natural disasters that occurred other places around the country and called on the rest of the country to support New York and New Jersey in its rebuilding efforts. He also had photos showing the extensive damage to parts of New Jersey. Then transportation officials testified about the damage the storm did in the region, the costs of repairs, and the need to improve the the systems to be better prepared for future emergencies.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 740 Views