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Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Arnold Palmer

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5:08:15 AM - 6:23:38 AM
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Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Arnold Palmer

Public Affairs Event

Arnold Palmer is awarded a congressional gold medal.
The congressional gold medal is awarded to those “who have performed an achievement that has an impact on American history and culture that is likely to be recognized as a major achievement in the recipient’s field long after the achievement.”

1 hours, 15 minutes | 187 Views

Congressional Career of Representative Jerry Lewis

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6:26:23 AM - 6:58:31 AM
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Congressional Career of Representative Jerry Lewis

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Representative Jerry Lewis (R-CA), who was retiring at the close of the 112th Congress, reflected on his 24-year career in the House of Representatives. He had been the chairman and the ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee and was interviewed in House Appropriations Committee Chairman’s office in the U.S. Capitol. He talked about the appropriation process, lobbying, and the value of bipartisanship. Other topics included how the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks changed the operations in the U.S. Capitol.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 73 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:31 AM - 7:49:35 AM
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Open Phones

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Telephone lines are open for viewer comments on the status of negotiations to avert impending “fiscal cliff” tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
National Journal correspondent Nancy Cook also spoke by phone about the status of negotiations.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 163 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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7:52:25 AM - 8:46:15 AM
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7:52:25 AM - 8:46:15 AM

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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Stan Collender and Joshua Gordon talked about developments in negotiations between the White House and Congress over the impending “fiscal cliff” tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement. Topics included the odds of a deal and what could happen if no deal by the debt limit deadline, congressional dynamics, the possible Senate filibuster, Wall Street and market reaction, and effects on economic sectors.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 842 Views

President Obama's Second-Term Cabinet

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8:48:39 AM - 9:16:13 AM
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President Obama's Second-Term Cabinet

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David Jackson talked about President Obama’s Cabinet choices for his second term, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included possible Cabinet changes in his the departments of Defense, State, Treasury, and the Environmental Protection Agency; past nominations and confirmations; and Senate dynamics.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 375 Views

Future of Iraq

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9:19:06 AM - 9:59:49 AM
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Future of Iraq

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

0 hours, 40 minutes | 538 Views

Newsmakers with Representative-Elect Luke Messer

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10:00:16 AM - 10:30:56 AM
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Newsmakers with Representative-Elect Luke Messer

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Representative-Elect Luke Messer (R-IN) talked about the 113th Congress and his priorities as the incoming Republican freshman class president. Mr. Messer spoke by video from Indianapolis. Topics included his involvement in the “fiscal cliff” discussions in the Republican Conference, his expectations for the 113th Congress, and the freshman class’s relationship with Speaker Boehner. After the interview the reporters in the C-SPAN studio discussed his responses.
“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.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 391 Views

Congressional Career of Senator Kent Conrad

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10:32:51 AM - 11:03:47 AM
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Congressional Career of Senator Kent Conrad

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Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND) reflected on his career in Congress. Among the topics he addressed were the rise of partisan interests in the Senate, the role of lobbying in the political process, federal revenue and spending programs, and his plans for the future.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 128 Views

Senator Olympia Snowe Farewell Remarks

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11:04:32 AM - 11:41:29 AM
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Senator Olympia Snowe Farewell Remarks

Senate Highlight

Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME) gave her farewell address to the Senate.

0 hours, 36 minutes | 385 Views

Senator Collins Tribute to Senator Snowe

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11:42:11 AM - 11:48:34 AM
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Senator Collins Tribute to Senator Snowe

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Susan Collins (R-ME) paid tribute to retiring Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME).

0 hours, 6 minutes | 35 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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11:49:56 AM - 12:34:23 PM
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Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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Stan Collender and Joshua Gordon talked about developments in negotiations between the White House and Congress over the impending “fiscal cliff” tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement. Topics included the odds of a deal and what could happen if no deal by the debt limit deadline, congressional dynamics, the possible Senate filibuster, Wall Street and market reaction, and effects on economic sectors.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 842 Views

President Obama on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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12:35:03 PM - 12:36:33 PM
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President Obama on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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President Obama appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday December 30, 2012. He addressed the negotiations between the White House and Congress over the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
This is a portion of the interview.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 534 Views

Congressional Career of Representative Dan Burton

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12:37:08 PM - 1:08:15 PM
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Congressional Career of Representative Dan Burton

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Retiring Representative Dan Burton (R-IN) reflected on his career in Congress. Among the topics he addressed were ways in which partisanship had become a barrier to legislative action, his role in government oversight during the Clinton administration, his efforts on behalf of autism research and cures, and his personal reflections on life in office.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 126 Views

Representative Ron Paul Farewell Speech

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Representative Ron Paul Farewell Speech

House Highlight

Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) delivered his farewell address on the House floor. In his remarks he criticized the U.S. government, politicians and special interests, calling for a return to policies that favored personal liberty, and said that the Constitution had failed to limit the scope of an authoritarian bureaucracy.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 24,532 Views

House Session, Part 1

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1:59:55 PM - 2:16:47 PM
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House Session, Part 1

House Proceeding

The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a rare Sunday legislative session.

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Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff, Part 1

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2:16:53 PM - 2:58:54 PM
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Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff, Part 1

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the negotiations between Congress and the White House on avoiding the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement. Lisa Mascaro, the congressional reporter for Tribune Newspapers, also spoke via Skype about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations. Video clips from earlier in the day were shown of President Obama’s appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that morning, Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) on CNN’s “State of the Union,” and of Senate leaders Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Harry Reid (D-NV) in the U.S. Senate.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 71 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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2:59:00 PM - 3:52:01 PM
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Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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Stan Collender and Joshua Gordon talked about developments in negotiations between the White House and Congress over the impending “fiscal cliff” tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement. Topics included the odds of a deal and what could happen if no deal by the debt limit deadline, congressional dynamics, the possible Senate filibuster, Wall Street and market reaction, and effects on economic sectors.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 842 Views

Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff, Part 2

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Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff, Part 2

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Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the negotiations between Congress and the White House on avoiding the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.*Also shown was a video of Lisa Mascaro, the congressional reporter for Tribune Newspapers, speaking via Skype earlier in the day about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations. 

0 hours, 9 minutes | 33 Views

Senator Thune on Fiscal Cliff

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Senator Thune on Fiscal Cliff

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Senator John Thune (R-SD) spoke about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations between Congress and the White House. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 83 Views

Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff, Part 3

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Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff, Part 3

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the negotiations between Congress and the White House on avoiding the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 16 minutes | 23 Views

House Speeches on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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4:22:30 PM - 4:31:10 PM
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House Speeches on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

House Highlight

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives spoke about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 124 Views

House Session, Part 2

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4:31:12 PM - 7:17:56 PM
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House Session, Part 2

House Proceeding

The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session.

2 hours, 46 minutes | 151 Views

Chris Frates on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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7:18:02 PM - 7:23:38 PM
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Chris Frates on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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National Journal correspondent Chris Frates spoke via Skype about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations between the White House and Congress. "Fiscal cliff" refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 78 Views

Senator Thune on Fiscal Cliff

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7:23:44 PM - 7:28:14 PM
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Senator Thune on Fiscal Cliff

News Conference

Senator John Thune (R-SD) spoke about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations between Congress and the White House. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 83 Views

Senator Boxer on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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7:29:14 PM - 7:45:38 PM
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Senator Boxer on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 16 minutes | 76 Views

Senator Manchin on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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7:47:02 PM - 7:54:44 PM
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Senator Manchin on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) spoke on the Senate floor about the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 210 Views

House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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7:55:02 PM - 8:00:38 PM
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House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

Representatives John B. Larson (D-CT), chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, Xavier Becerra (D-CA), the incoming chairman, and Joe Crowley (D-NY), the incoming vice chairman, talked about the negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress would fail to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 94 Views

Q&A with Kevin Phillips

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8:01:02 PM - 9:00:33 PM
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Q&A with Kevin Phillips

Q&A

Historian and commentator Kevin Phillips talked about his book, 1775: A Good Year for Revolution, in which he suggests that the year 1775 was a critical launching point of both the Revolutionary War and American independence from Britain. He argued that the year 1776 has incorrectly emerged as a watershed year due to historical hype and confusion. He detailed American colonial successes such as importing vital cannon and gunpowder, enlisting Indian tribes as allies, and launching a trade war with Britain through the Continental Association as examples of 1775's historical significance. Mr. Phillips listed some of his favorite colonial leaders such as Samuel Adams, and ventured his opinions on modern day presidents as well. He also discussed his career in politics and portions of his fourteen other books, including American Theocracy and Bad Money. A video clip of his appearance on “Booknotes” was shown.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 1,513 Views

House Session, Part 3

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8:20:00 PM - 8:22:31 PM
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House Session, Part 3

House Proceeding

8:20:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 30.
8:20:00 P.M. Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 843.
8:21:09 P.M. The House received a communication from The Honorable Tim Scott. Mr. Scott notified the house that he had notified the Governor of South Carolina of his resignation from the U.S. House of Representatives effective January 2, 2013.
8:22:00 P.M. Mr. Sessions moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:22:01 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:22:31 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on December 31, 2012.
This session was not aired. There is no video.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 101 Views

BBC Parliament Year-End Review

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9:01:49 PM - 10:00:31 PM
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BBC Parliament Year-End Review

International Telecasts

BBC Parliament television looked back at the major events in the British Parliament since September 2012.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 126 Views

Senator Harry Reid on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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10:00:55 PM - 10:01:37 PM
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Senator Harry Reid on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senator Harry Reid (D-VV) spoke on the Senate floor about the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 58 Views

Senator Thune on Fiscal Cliff

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10:01:55 PM - 10:06:19 PM
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Senator Thune on Fiscal Cliff

News Conference

Senator John Thune (R-SD) spoke about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations between Congress and the White House. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 83 Views

Senator Boxer on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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10:06:25 PM - 10:22:59 PM
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Senator Boxer on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 16 minutes | 76 Views

Senator Manchin on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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10:23:07 PM - 10:31:10 PM
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Senator Manchin on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) spoke on the Senate floor about the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 210 Views

Senator Hutchison on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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10:31:19 PM - 10:46:25 PM
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Senator Hutchison on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison talked about negotiations over the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 49 Views

House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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10:46:31 PM - 10:52:31 PM
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10:46:31 PM - 10:52:31 PM

House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

Representatives John B. Larson (D-CT), chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, Xavier Becerra (D-CA), the incoming chairman, and Joe Crowley (D-NY), the incoming vice chairman, talked about the negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress would fail to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 94 Views

Chris Frates on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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10:52:33 PM - 10:59:59 PM
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10:52:33 PM - 10:59:59 PM

Chris Frates on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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National Journal correspondent Chris Frates spoke via Skype about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations between the White House and Congress. "Fiscal cliff" refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 78 Views

Q&A with Kevin Phillips

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11:00:00 PM - 11:59:41 PM
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Q&A with Kevin Phillips

Q&A

Historian and commentator Kevin Phillips talked about his book, 1775: A Good Year for Revolution, in which he suggests that the year 1775 was a critical launching point of both the Revolutionary War and American independence from Britain. He argued that the year 1776 has incorrectly emerged as a watershed year due to historical hype and confusion. He detailed American colonial successes such as importing vital cannon and gunpowder, enlisting Indian tribes as allies, and launching a trade war with Britain through the Continental Association as examples of 1775's historical significance. Mr. Phillips listed some of his favorite colonial leaders such as Samuel Adams, and ventured his opinions on modern day presidents as well. He also discussed his career in politics and portions of his fourteen other books, including American Theocracy and Bad Money. A video clip of his appearance on “Booknotes” was shown.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 1,513 Views

BBC Parliament Year-End Review

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12:00:41 AM - 12:58:45 AM
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BBC Parliament Year-End Review

International Telecasts

BBC Parliament television looked back at the major events in the British Parliament since September 2012.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 126 Views

Senator Harry Reid on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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12:59:49 AM - 1:00:37 AM
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Senator Harry Reid on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senator Harry Reid (D-VV) spoke on the Senate floor about the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 58 Views

Senator Thune on Fiscal Cliff

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Senator Thune on Fiscal Cliff

News Conference

Senator John Thune (R-SD) spoke about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations between Congress and the White House. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 83 Views

Senator Boxer on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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1:05:28 AM - 1:22:00 AM
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Senator Boxer on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 16 minutes | 76 Views

Senator Manchin on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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1:22:23 AM - 1:30:12 AM
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Senator Manchin on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) spoke on the Senate floor about the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 210 Views

Senator Hutchison on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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1:30:24 AM - 1:45:27 AM
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Senator Hutchison on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison talked about negotiations over the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 49 Views

House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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1:45:45 AM - 1:51:33 AM
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House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

Representatives John B. Larson (D-CT), chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, Xavier Becerra (D-CA), the incoming chairman, and Joe Crowley (D-NY), the incoming vice chairman, talked about the negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress would fail to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 94 Views

Chris Frates on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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1:51:43 AM - 1:57:24 AM
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Chris Frates on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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National Journal correspondent Chris Frates spoke via Skype about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations between the White House and Congress. "Fiscal cliff" refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 78 Views

Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

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1:59:04 AM - 3:37:43 AM
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Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

International Telecasts

More than 300 members of Great Britain’s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual debate. The students debated five topics that would be considered for their national campaign. They discussed public transportation costs, better employment opportunities, marriage equality, an equal national minimum wage, and a curriculum that better prepares students in life skills. Speaker of the House John Bercow presided over the morning and afternoon sessions, with a few remarks by other members of Parliament. Following their debate, the students voted that of the five topics debated “curriculum for life skills” would be the issue for their national campaign. 

1 hours, 38 minutes | 801 Views

Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

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Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

International Telecasts

More than 300 members of Great Britain’s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual debate. The students debated five topics that would be considered for their national campaign. They discussed public transportation costs, better employment opportunities, marriage equality, an equal national minimum wage, and a curriculum that better prepares students in life skills. Speaker of the House John Bercow presided over the morning and afternoon sessions, with a few remarks by other members of Parliament. Following their debate, the students voted that of the five topics debated “curriculum for life skills” would be the issue for their national campaign. 

1 hours, 4 minutes | 801 Views

Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

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4:42:19 AM - 5:04:21 AM
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4:42:19 AM - 5:04:21 AM

Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

International Telecasts

More than 300 members of Great Britain’s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual debate. The students debated five topics that would be considered for their national campaign. They discussed public transportation costs, better employment opportunities, marriage equality, an equal national minimum wage, and a curriculum that better prepares students in life skills. Speaker of the House John Bercow presided over the morning and afternoon sessions, with a few remarks by other members of Parliament. Following their debate, the students voted that of the five topics debated “curriculum for life skills” would be the issue for their national campaign. 

0 hours, 22 minutes | 801 Views

Senator Harry Reid on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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5:05:33 AM - 5:06:21 AM
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Senator Harry Reid on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senator Harry Reid (D-VV) spoke on the Senate floor about the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 58 Views

Senator Boxer on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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5:06:32 AM - 5:23:04 AM
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Senator Boxer on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 16 minutes | 76 Views

Senator Manchin on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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5:23:27 AM - 5:31:16 AM
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Senator Manchin on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) spoke on the Senate floor about the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 210 Views

Senator Hutchison on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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5:31:28 AM - 5:46:31 AM
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Senator Hutchison on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison talked about negotiations over the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 49 Views

House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

Representatives John B. Larson (D-CT), chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, Xavier Becerra (D-CA), the incoming chairman, and Joe Crowley (D-NY), the incoming vice chairman, talked about the negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress would fail to reach a budget agreement.

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Chris Frates on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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Chris Frates on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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National Journal correspondent Chris Frates spoke via Skype about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations between the White House and Congress. "Fiscal cliff" refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

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Book Discussion on The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times

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4:52:46 AM - 6:07:22 AM

Arlie Hochschild talked about his book, The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times, in which she explored the expansion of the market into private lives and how this had transformed families. She focused on the impact of Internet marketing, advertising “intimate” services to individual and families, and the wide variety of services offered to households. She responded to questions from the audience at this talk held at Stanford University in California.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 692 Views

Book Discussion on Saturday People, Sunday People

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Book Discussion on Saturday People, Sunday People

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Lela Gilbert talked about her book, Saturday Perople, Sunday People: Israel Through the Eyes of a Christian Sojurner, in which she chronicles her experiences in Israel, where she lived, on and off, since 2006. She also talked about the hundreds of thousands of Jews who were driven out of Muslim countries between 1948 and 1970 and the parallel experiences of Christians today. This event was hosted by the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC.

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Rajiv Chandrasekaran talked about his book, Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
He was interviewed while at the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
The program concluded with scenes of the festival and scheduling information.

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Book Discussion on Victory at Yorktown

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Book Discussion on Victory at Yorktown

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Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich talks about his book, Victory at Yorktown, the second book in his historical fiction series on George Washington. Mr. Gingrich spoke at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 1,119 Views

Book Discussion on Little America

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Book Discussion on Little America

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Rajiv Chandrasekaran talked about his book, Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan.
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.

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Book Discussion on Exit Interview

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Book Discussion on Exit Interview

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David Westin, the former president of ABC News, discussed his book Exit Interview, in which he examined how America’s news was researched and reported. The book related behind-the-scenes experiences while covering events such as President Clinton’s impeachment, the 2000 election recount, the 9/11 attacks, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the economic crisis of 2008. He responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 153 Views

Book Discussion on Of Africa

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Book Discussion on Of Africa

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Nigerian Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka talked about his book Of Africa, in which he explores the history of Africa and the challenges facing the continent today. Mr. Soyinka spoke at the Free Library of Philadelphia.

1 hours, 5 minutes | 1,333 Views

Book Discussion on The Endgame

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Book Discussion on The Endgame

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Author Michael Gordon talked about his book The Endgame: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from George W. Bush to Barack Obama.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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Book Discussion on The Joy of Hate

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Book Discussion on The Joy of Hate

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Fox News host Greg Gutfeld talks about his book, The Joy of Hate: How to Triumph Over Whiners in the Age of Phony Outrage, in which he argues that liberals utilize manufactured outrage and “artificial tolerance” to deflect criticism of their political and social ideologies. The author contended that what he deems, “smart intolerance” should be used to counter liberal arguments. Mr. Gutfeld spoke at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California and responded to questions from the audience.

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After Words with Craig Whitney

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After Words with Craig Whitney

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Author Craig Whitney talked about his book, Living with Guns: A Liberal’s Case for the Second Amendment, in which he examines the history of firearms in America, pathways to cooperation between gun control advocates and opponents, and the presence of guns throughout American culture. He discussed his thoughts and theories with Paul Helmke, the former president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 964 Views

Senate Session, Part 1

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Senate Session, Part 1

Senate Proceeding

The Senate convened for a rare Sunday legislative session.
The nominations of William Joseph Baer, of Maryland, to be an assistant attorney general, and of Carol J. Galante, of California, to be an assistant secretary of Housing and Urban Development, were confirmed.

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Book Discussion on Zumwalt

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Book Discussion on Zumwalt

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Author Larry Berman talked about his book, Zumwalt: The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell “Bud” Zumwalt, Jr., in which he reports on the military career of the commander of naval forces in Vietnam and the Chief of Naval Operations from 1970-1974. Mr. Berman also talked about Admiral Zumwalt’s work on behalf of veterans in his retirement. Larry Berman spoke at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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Book Discussion on Who Stole the American Dream

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Book Discussion on Who Stole the American Dream

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Author Hedrick Smith talked about his book, Who Stole the American Dream.
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.

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Panel on Cultural Changes

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Panel on Cultural Changes

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Author Lori Andrews talked about her book, I know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy, in which she examined the dangers of online information sharing. Author Hanna Rosin talked about her book, The End of Men: And the Rise of Women, in which she looked at the power dynamics between men and women at every level of society. Author Joan Walsh talked about her book, What’s the Matter with White People: Why We Long for a Golden Age That Never Was, in which she argued that America’s fundamental divide was not about parties, ideology, or race, but social interactions over time. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

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Book Discussion on Government Bullies

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Book Discussion on Government Bullies

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

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Book Discussion on Black Fire

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Book Discussion on Black Fire

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

0 hours, 32 minutes | 836 Views

Senate Session, Part 2

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Senate Session, Part 2

Senate Proceeding

The Senate convened for a legislative session.

1 hours, 38 minutes | 206 Views

Book Discussion on An American Diplomat in Franco Spain

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Book Discussion on An American Diplomat in Franco Spain

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Professor Michael Aaron Rockland talked about his book, An American Diplomat in Franco Spain, in which he chronicles his experiences as a cultural attache at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid during the 1960s. This talk was hosted by the Instituto Cervantes in New York City.

1 hours, 28 minutes | 595 Views

After Words with Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick

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After Words with Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick

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Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick talked about their book, The Untold History of the United States, in which they argue that U.S. leaders must first honestly face what they called the country’s troubling history of drifting farther away from its democratic traditions, before charting courses for America’s future.. They talked with Michael Kazin, Georgetown University history professor and co-editor of Dissent magazine.

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Book Discussion on Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse

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Calvin Trillin. staff writer for The New Yorker and The Nation's “deadline poet,” talked about his book, Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse, in which he presents his thoughts on the 2012 presidential campaign. Mr. Trillin read several passages and answered questions from the audience at Town Hall Seattle.

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Book Discussion on O.O.P.S.

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Book Discussion on O.O.P.S.

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Stephen Frantzich discussed his book, O.O.P.S.: Observing Our Politicians Stumble: The Worst Candidate Gaffes and Recoveries in Presidential Campaigns, in which he looks at gaffes made by political candidates and assesses the impact of these mistakes on their campaign. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded at the U.S.Naval Academy.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 386 Views

Book Discussion on The Secret Knowledge

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Book Discussion on The Secret Knowledge

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Playwright David Mamet, author of The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture, delivered the Manhattan Institute’s 2012 Wriston Lecture. He emphasized the importance of maintaining American principles and warned of the rising threats to American exceptionalism. He responded to questions from the audience.

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After Words with Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick

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After Words with Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick

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Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick talked about their book, The Untold History of the United States, in which they argue that U.S. leaders must first honestly face what they called the country’s troubling history of drifting farther away from its democratic traditions, before charting courses for America’s future.. They talked with Michael Kazin, Georgetown University history professor and co-editor of Dissent magazine.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 1,685 Views

Book Discussion on Racial Paranoia

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Book Discussion on Racial Paranoia

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

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Book Discussion on After Broadcast News

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Book Discussion on After Broadcast News

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

0 hours, 19 minutes | 353 Views

Authors on Contemporary War

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Authors on Contemporary War

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Authors spoke about various aspects of warfare and the impact of military action in Iraq and Afghanistan. Jake Tapper talked about his book, The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, an account of one of America’s deadliest battles in Afghanistan. Benjamin Busch talked about his memoir, Dust to Dust, in which he recounts his childhood in rural New York, Marine training in North Carolina, and deployment during the worst of the war in Iraq. Brian Castner talks about his book, The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows, in which he portrays the toll war exacts on the men and women who are fighting it. 
This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

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After Words with Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick

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After Words with Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick

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Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick talked about their book, The Untold History of the United States, in which they argue that U.S. leaders must first honestly face what they called the country’s troubling history of drifting farther away from its democratic traditions, before charting courses for America’s future.. They talked with Michael Kazin, Georgetown University history professor and co-editor of Dissent magazine.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 1,685 Views

Book Discussion on Unlearning Liberty

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Book Discussion on Unlearning Liberty

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Greg Lukianoff, author and President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, discussed his book, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate, about free speech issues on campus and university efforts to regulate and control forms of expression by students and faculty. He responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 1,239 Views

Book Discussion on So Spoke the Earth

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Book Discussion on So Spoke the Earth

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Author Edwidge Danticat talked about the book she co-authored, So Spoke the Earth: The Haiti I Knew, the Haiti I Know, the Haiti I Want to Know, a multilingual anthology of literature about Haiti’s past, present and future as experienced by its diverse inhabitants over the past four decades. Ms. Danticat also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 266 Views

Book Discussion on War on the Waters

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Book Discussion on War on the Waters

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Historian James McPherson talked about his book, War on the Water: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865, which presents a history of the use of naval forces by the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. He examined the impact that each navy made during the War, Union naval support of numerous battles including Vicksburg and New Orleans, the Confederate’s use of naval mines, and the deployment of a submarine. James McPherson spoke with historians Craig Symonds and Harold Holzer at the New York Historical Society in New York City and responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 1,082 Views

Relationship Between President Truman and General MacArthur

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Relationship Between President Truman and General MacArthur

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This week, Professor Eliot Cohen examines the relationship between President Harry S. Truman and General Douglas MacArthur. In 1951, during the Korean War, President Truman relieved General MacArthur of his command. This class at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies is from a course called “The Art of Strategic Decision.”

1 hours, 6 minutes | 2,123 Views

John Paul Jones Memorial

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John Paul Jones Memorial

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

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Q&A with Karl Marlantes

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Q&A with Karl Marlantes

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Karl Marlantes talked about his autobiographical narrative, What It Is Like To Go To War. In the book he related many of his own combat experiences, including one intense battle in Vietnam that ultimately won him the Navy Cross, the highest citation awarded by the Department of the Navy. In this interview spoke of the profound impact of being a front line soldier on his life and shared his own anguish in dealing with post traumatic stress disorder. He feels the military did a poor job of reintegrating Vietnam veterans to life back in the U.S.
Karl Marlantes graduated from Yale University and was a 1967 Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. From his one year of combat experience in Vietnam in 1967 and 1968, he was awarded the Navy Cross, the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation medals for valor, and two Purple Hearts. He also wrote Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War, published in 2010.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 2,523 Views

Chatham Manor

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Chatham Manor

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Donald Pfanz spoke about Chatham Manor, the only known house in the U.S. visited by both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Built in 1771 by William Fitzhugh, it was a Union headquarters during the Civil War and later a hospital where Clara Barton and Walt Whitman tended to the wounded and dying. Chatham was given to the National Park Service in 1975 and is part of the Fredericksburg and Spostylvania National Military Park.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 556 Views

A Conversation with Barbara and Laura Bush

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A Conversation with Barbara and Laura Bush

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Former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush recalled their time and experiences in the White House. Among the topics they addressed were Christmas time at Camp David and the difficult days and months after the September 11th terrorist attacks. This event was part of a conference which examined the legacies of America’s first ladies and took place at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. They also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 635 Views

Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams

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Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams

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Panelists talked about the relationship between suffragist Jane Addams and Theodore Roosevelt. They focused on areas of cooperation in Progressive Era efforts to allieviate poverty and reform child labor laws. There was also a detailed account of the 1912 assassination attempt on Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

1 hours, 22 minutes | 928 Views

Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial

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Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial

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Washington’s Theodore Roosevelt Island is home to many plants and animals, as well as a statue of the president for whom the island is named. Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the history of the island, and of the statue by sculptor Paul Manship.
Date 2010.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 308 Views

American Antiquarian Society

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American Antiquarian Society

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In this tour of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, we look at materials dating from the first European settlement of America - including the first Bible printed in the colonies. The bible dates to 1662 and is written in the Algonquin language of New England Native Americans. The Antiquarian Society was founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas.

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Battle of Stones River

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Battle of Stones River

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Panelists talked about the Battle of Stones River. Lincoln Memorial University history professor Earl Hess talked about Confederate commanding General Braxton Bragg’s role in the battle. Author and historian Richard McMurry discussed Jefferson Davis and the confederate strategy carried out in the Stones River campaign. Stones River National Battlefield Park ranger Jim Lewis and Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area historian Antoinette van Zelm talked about the civilian perspectives on the battle and its outcome.
The symposium, marking the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Stones River, which was fought from December 31, 1862 to January 2, 1863 near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, was co-sponsored by the National Park Service and the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area.

1 hours, 59 minutes | 1,616 Views

Ronald Reagan

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Ronald Reagan

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Eureka College visiting scholar Craig Shirley talked about former President Ronald Reagan’s presidential campaigns and how they impacted American politics.

1 hours, 46 minutes | 560 Views

Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment

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Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment

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Following footage of a re-enactment of a river crossing under fire, and urban combat in the city streets, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Battlefield Park Historian Frank O’Reilly talks about the battle of Fredericksburg. To mark the 150th anniversary of the December, 1862 Civil War battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, the city organized a variety of demonstrations.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 1,175 Views

Robert Bork Oral History Interview

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Robert Bork Oral History Interview

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Former Judge Robert Bork talked about how he got the job as President Nixon’s solicitor general, how Nixon lectured him at Camp David about the role of a judge, the issue of executive privilege, the Saturday Night Massacre, and his reaction to the discovery of the so-called "Smoking Gun'' tape.
This is a portion of the interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on December 1, 2008, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library at Robert Bork’s home in McLean, Virginia.

1 hours, 48 minutes | 1,271 Views

America's First Shaker Settlement

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America's First Shaker Settlement

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Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked about the history of Shakers in Albany. The site was home to the very first Shaker settlement in the U.S. The Shakers and their leader Ann Lee came to America in the late 18th century from England. Known for their charismatic worship styles, this Christian sect also promoted communal living and the equality of the sexes, which they institutionalized in their teachings as early as 1780.
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 | 253 Views

Herbert Hoover and the Jewish Vote

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Herbert Hoover and the Jewish Vote

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History Professor Sonja Schoepf Wentling talked about the relationship between President Herbert Hoover and prominent Jewish political leaders in the 1920s. She argued Hoover’s work after World War I to coordinate humanitarian aid to Polish Jews helped him earn credibility with Jewish leaders, who in turn supported his presidential bid. This event took place at Fordham University Law School.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 494 Views

Comity and Contention in Congress

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Comity and Contention in Congress

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Former Republican and Democratic members of Congress talked about how personal relationships on Capitol Hill have changed in the past fifty years, and how important those relationships are to achieve compromise and pass legislation. They responded to questions from the audience at the event hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society.

1 hours, 30 minutes | 507 Views

Chatham Manor

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Chatham Manor

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Donald Pfanz spoke about Chatham Manor, the only known house in the U.S. visited by both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Built in 1771 by William Fitzhugh, it was a Union headquarters during the Civil War and later a hospital where Clara Barton and Walt Whitman tended to the wounded and dying. Chatham was given to the National Park Service in 1975 and is part of the Fredericksburg and Spostylvania National Military Park.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 556 Views

A Conversation with Barbara and Laura Bush

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A Conversation with Barbara and Laura Bush

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Former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush recalled their time and experiences in the White House. Among the topics they addressed were Christmas time at Camp David and the difficult days and months after the September 11th terrorist attacks. This event was part of a conference which examined the legacies of America’s first ladies and took place at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. They also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 635 Views

Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams

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Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams

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Panelists talked about the relationship between suffragist Jane Addams and Theodore Roosevelt. They focused on areas of cooperation in Progressive Era efforts to allieviate poverty and reform child labor laws. There was also a detailed account of the 1912 assassination attempt on Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

1 hours, 22 minutes | 928 Views

Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial

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Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial

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Washington’s Theodore Roosevelt Island is home to many plants and animals, as well as a statue of the president for whom the island is named. Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the history of the island, and of the statue by sculptor Paul Manship.
Date 2010.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 308 Views

Emancipation Memorial

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Emancipation Memorial

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Pre-dating the Lincoln Memorial by almost 50 years, the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, DC’s Lincoln Park depicts the 16th president freeing a slave. Designed and sculpted by Thomas Ball, it was funded by money donated by freed African Americans. Frederick Douglass spoke at the monument’s dedication in 1876, and expressed some criticism about its design and symbolism. It is still controversial today.
Historian and author Richard Norton Smith narrates.

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Chatham Manor

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10:00:45 PM - 10:30:18 PM
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Chatham Manor

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Donald Pfanz spoke about Chatham Manor, the only known house in the U.S. visited by both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Built in 1771 by William Fitzhugh, it was a Union headquarters during the Civil War and later a hospital where Clara Barton and Walt Whitman tended to the wounded and dying. Chatham was given to the National Park Service in 1975 and is part of the Fredericksburg and Spostylvania National Military Park.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 556 Views

A Conversation with Barbara and Laura Bush

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10:30:57 PM - 11:30:12 PM
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A Conversation with Barbara and Laura Bush

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Former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush recalled their time and experiences in the White House. Among the topics they addressed were Christmas time at Camp David and the difficult days and months after the September 11th terrorist attacks. This event was part of a conference which examined the legacies of America’s first ladies and took place at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. They also responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 635 Views

Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams

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11:30:56 PM - 12:53:06 AM
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Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams

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Panelists talked about the relationship between suffragist Jane Addams and Theodore Roosevelt. They focused on areas of cooperation in Progressive Era efforts to allieviate poverty and reform child labor laws. There was also a detailed account of the 1912 assassination attempt on Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

1 hours, 22 minutes | 928 Views

Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial

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12:53:06 AM - 12:55:16 AM
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Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial

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Washington’s Theodore Roosevelt Island is home to many plants and animals, as well as a statue of the president for whom the island is named. Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the history of the island, and of the statue by sculptor Paul Manship.
Date 2010.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 308 Views

American Antiquarian Society

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12:56:31 AM - 12:59:42 AM
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American Antiquarian Society

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In this tour of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, we look at materials dating from the first European settlement of America - including the first Bible printed in the colonies. The bible dates to 1662 and is written in the Algonquin language of New England Native Americans. The Antiquarian Society was founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas.

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1:00:47 AM - 1:45:01 AM

Book Discussion on 48 Liberal Lies About American History

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Larry Schweikart talked about his book 48 Liberal Lies About American History (That You Probably Learned in School), published by Sentinel on September 4, 2008. Mr. Schweikart, a history professor, contends that distortions by liberal historians have permeated American history textbooks with slanted views. Professor Schweikart presented his research on several historical events that he believes have tended to be portrayed inaccurately, including the “Great Society,” the end of the Cold War, the Rosenberg spy case, and the building of the transcontinental railroad. Other topics included the changing meaning of “isolationism” and “imperialism” and whether “the first presidents intended to be isolationists” and if “the constitution was the creation of 'elites.'” He also talked about the historical effect of the tenure system on academia. Professor Schweikart responded to questions from members of the audience.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 1,782 Views

Boston's Granary Burying Ground

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1:45:28 AM - 1:50:10 AM
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Boston's Granary Burying Ground

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Kelly Thomas, program manager for the City of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative, toured the Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston. Established in the year 1660, the Granary Burying Ground is the city’s third oldest cemetery, and the burial site of several notable American Revolutionaries, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams. This is part one of two of the program.

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1:50:33 AM - 2:56:43 AM

Relationship Between President Truman and General MacArthur

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This week, Professor Eliot Cohen examines the relationship between President Harry S. Truman and General Douglas MacArthur. In 1951, during the Korean War, President Truman relieved General MacArthur of his command. This class at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies is from a course called “The Art of Strategic Decision.”

1 hours, 6 minutes | 2,123 Views

Q&A with Karl Marlantes

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3:00:31 AM - 3:58:21 AM
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Q&A with Karl Marlantes

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Karl Marlantes talked about his autobiographical narrative, What It Is Like To Go To War. In the book he related many of his own combat experiences, including one intense battle in Vietnam that ultimately won him the Navy Cross, the highest citation awarded by the Department of the Navy. In this interview spoke of the profound impact of being a front line soldier on his life and shared his own anguish in dealing with post traumatic stress disorder. He feels the military did a poor job of reintegrating Vietnam veterans to life back in the U.S.
Karl Marlantes graduated from Yale University and was a 1967 Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. From his one year of combat experience in Vietnam in 1967 and 1968, he was awarded the Navy Cross, the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation medals for valor, and two Purple Hearts. He also wrote Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War, published in 2010.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 2,523 Views

Robert Bork Oral History Interview

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4:00:47 AM - 5:49:23 AM
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Robert Bork Oral History Interview

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Former Judge Robert Bork talked about how he got the job as President Nixon’s solicitor general, how Nixon lectured him at Camp David about the role of a judge, the issue of executive privilege, the Saturday Night Massacre, and his reaction to the discovery of the so-called "Smoking Gun'' tape.
This is a portion of the interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on December 1, 2008, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library at Robert Bork’s home in McLean, Virginia.

1 hours, 48 minutes | 1,271 Views

America's First Shaker Settlement

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5:49:59 AM - 6:00:12 AM

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America's First Shaker Settlement

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Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked about the history of Shakers in Albany. The site was home to the very first Shaker settlement in the U.S. The Shakers and their leader Ann Lee came to America in the late 18th century from England. Known for their charismatic worship styles, this Christian sect also promoted communal living and the equality of the sexes, which they institutionalized in their teachings as early as 1780.
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 | 253 Views