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Vice President Biden Remarks at U.S. Conference of Mayors

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Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the annual winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. He began with brief remarks on the U.S. economy, but the bulk of his speech concerned President Obama’s gun violence prevention proposals.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 757 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:38 AM - 7:50:33 AM
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7:00:38 AM - 7:50:33 AM

Open Phones

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Telephone lines were open for comments on the role of government in solving national problems. Portions of President Dwight Eisenhower’s 1 961 farewell address remarks on the role of government and the “military-industrial complex” were shown.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 369 Views

City Budget Issues

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7:52:29 AM - 8:36:19 AM
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7:52:29 AM - 8:36:19 AM

City Budget Issues

Call-In

Mayors Scott Smith and Stephen Benjamin, in Washington for the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting, talked about some of the ways they are coping with federal budget issues at the local level. Topics included local tax structures, top industries and employers in their regions, the struggles of other cities around the country, and the use of municipal bonds to raise money for infrastructure projects and other needs. They also reacted to President Obama’s gun control proposals, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 252 Views

President Obama's Campaign Promises

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8:38:16 AM - 9:18:35 AM
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8:38:16 AM - 9:18:35 AM

President Obama's Campaign Promises

Call-In

Bill Adair talked about PolitiFact’s “Obameter” fact check of President Obama’s record on fulfilling his 2008 campaign promises. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included PolitiFact’s methodology and definition of “promise” and the organization of the site.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 309 Views

American Students' Education Performances

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9:21:01 AM - 10:01:09 AM
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9:21:01 AM - 10:01:09 AM

American Students' Education Performances

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Jack Buckley and Tom Loveless compared the educational performances of American students with students in other countries. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 435 Views

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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10:01:09 AM - 10:03:13 AM
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10:01:09 AM - 10:03:13 AM

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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Preparations for President Obama’s second inauguration were shown.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 94 Views

Vice President Biden Remarks at U.S. Conference of Mayors

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10:04:32 AM - 11:03:31 AM
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10:04:32 AM - 11:03:31 AM

Vice President Biden Remarks at U.S. Conference of Mayors

Public Affairs Event

Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the annual winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. He began with brief remarks on the U.S. economy, but the bulk of his speech concerned President Obama’s gun violence prevention proposals.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 757 Views

City Budget Issues

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11:04:13 AM - 11:32:00 AM
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11:04:13 AM - 11:32:00 AM

City Budget Issues

Call-In

Mayors Scott Smith and Stephen Benjamin, in Washington for the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting, talked about some of the ways they are coping with federal budget issues at the local level. Topics included local tax structures, top industries and employers in their regions, the struggles of other cities around the country, and the use of municipal bonds to raise money for infrastructure projects and other needs. They also reacted to President Obama’s gun control proposals, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 252 Views

Gun Violence Prevention and Transportation Security

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11:32:06 AM - 12:36:32 PM
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11:32:06 AM - 12:36:32 PM

Gun Violence Prevention and Transportation Security

Public Affairs Event

Attorney General Eric Holder, Transportation Security Administrator John Pistole, and Mayor Mike McGinn addressed the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting. 
John Pistole talked about balancing access and security in airports. He noted overly stringent security could work against the goals of business and tourism. 
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn gave an update on domestic human trafficking.
Mr. Holder talked about President Obama’s gun control proposals to curb gun violence in reaction to the December 2012 elementary school shooting in Connecticut. He emphasized the need for a balance between protecting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding gun owners and giving the Justice Department and police departments around the country the tools to prevent criminals and the mentally ill from acquiring weapons.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 631 Views

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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12:36:44 PM - 12:39:08 PM
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Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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Preparations for President Obama’s second inauguration were shown.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 94 Views

Tavis Smiley Presents Poverty in America

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12:42:21 PM - 3:00:39 PM
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12:42:21 PM - 3:00:39 PM

Tavis Smiley Presents Poverty in America

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Tavis Smiley moderated a discussion focusing on poverty in the United States. Panelists discussed issues including the importance of education, prisons, welfare programs, the size of government, and the federal budget. The panelists generally criticized the administration for not focusing on poverty and Tavis Smiley called on President Obama to hold a “White House Conference on the Eradication of Poverty in America.”
Mr. Smiley’s annual forum was titled “Vision for a New America: A Future without Poverty.” It was held in the Lisner Auditorium of George Washington University.

2 hours, 18 minutes | 12,110 Views

House Pro Forma Session

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3:00:41 PM - 3:04:09 PM
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3:00:41 PM - 3:04:09 PM

House Pro Forma Session

House Proceeding

The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a pro forma session.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 124 Views

Inauguration Set-up at the White House

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3:04:51 PM - 3:08:03 PM
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3:04:51 PM - 3:08:03 PM

Inauguration Set-up at the White House

White House Event

Crews finished work on audience bleachers and the presidential reviewing stand in front of the White House for the inaugural parade Monday. Finishing touches included the presidential seal, affixed above the heated, glassed-in box where President Barack Obama and first lady Michele Obama sat to watch the parade.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 138 Views

Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

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3:09:51 PM - 4:13:20 PM
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3:09:51 PM - 4:13:20 PM

Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

Public Affairs Event

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

1 hours, 3 minutes | 188 Views

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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4:14:20 PM - 4:16:20 PM
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4:14:20 PM - 4:16:20 PM

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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Preparations for President Obama’s second inauguration were shown.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 38 Views

Presidential Inauguration Preparation

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4:16:26 PM - 4:59:49 PM
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4:16:26 PM - 4:59:49 PM

Presidential Inauguration Preparation

National Press Club

Representatives of the inaugural committees, the U.S. Capitol Police, and the military reviewed the schedule of planned events for President Obama’s second inauguration and briefed the press on the latest developments. Brent Colburn said the inaugural ceremonies should flow smoothly, lessons having been learned from President Obama’s 2009 inauguration. Other topics included costs related to the ceremony and training for law enforcement officers and others.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 1,069 Views

Inauguration Set-up at the White House

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5:05:51 PM - 5:09:08 PM
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5:05:51 PM - 5:09:08 PM

Inauguration Set-up at the White House

White House Event

Crews finished work on audience bleachers and the presidential reviewing stand in front of the White House for the inaugural parade Monday. Finishing touches included the presidential seal, affixed above the heated, glassed-in box where President Barack Obama and first lady Michele Obama sat to watch the parade.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 138 Views

Gun Violence Prevention and Transportation Security

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5:09:42 PM - 6:13:37 PM
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5:09:42 PM - 6:13:37 PM

Gun Violence Prevention and Transportation Security

Public Affairs Event

Attorney General Eric Holder, Transportation Security Administrator John Pistole, and Mayor Mike McGinn addressed the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting. 
John Pistole talked about balancing access and security in airports. He noted overly stringent security could work against the goals of business and tourism. 
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn gave an update on domestic human trafficking.
Mr. Holder talked about President Obama’s gun control proposals to curb gun violence in reaction to the December 2012 elementary school shooting in Connecticut. He emphasized the need for a balance between protecting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding gun owners and giving the Justice Department and police departments around the country the tools to prevent criminals and the mentally ill from acquiring weapons.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 631 Views

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6:14:01 PM - 7:13:01 PM

Vice President Biden Remarks at U.S. Conference of Mayors

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Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the annual winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. He began with brief remarks on the U.S. economy, but the bulk of his speech concerned President Obama’s gun violence prevention proposals.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 757 Views

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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7:13:31 PM - 7:18:13 PM
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Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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Fifth grade students from Washington, D.C.'s Watkins Elementary School gathered in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday at the Lincoln Memorial to read from his “I Have a Dream Speech.”

0 hours, 4 minutes | 114 Views

City Budget Issues

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7:18:19 PM - 8:00:47 PM
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7:18:19 PM - 8:00:47 PM

City Budget Issues

Call-In

Mayors Scott Smith and Stephen Benjamin, in Washington for the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting, talked about some of the ways they are coping with federal budget issues at the local level. Topics included local tax structures, top industries and employers in their regions, the struggles of other cities around the country, and the use of municipal bonds to raise money for infrastructure projects and other needs. They also reacted to President Obama’s gun control proposals, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 252 Views

President Reagan 1981 Inauguration

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8:02:03 PM - 8:23:04 PM
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President Reagan 1981 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 21 minutes | 3,501 Views

President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

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8:24:11 PM - 8:41:40 PM
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President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

White House Event

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

0 hours, 17 minutes | 4,178 Views

Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

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8:41:57 PM - 8:43:39 PM
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Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

Public Affairs Event

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

0 hours, 1 minutes | 188 Views

President Eisenhower 1957 Inauguration

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8:44:12 PM - 8:51:38 PM
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President Eisenhower 1957 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 7 minutes | 3,077 Views

President Truman Inauguration

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8:52:39 PM - 9:09:40 PM
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President Truman Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 17 minutes | 1,850 Views

Inauguration Set-up at the White House

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9:09:40 PM - 9:12:57 PM
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9:09:40 PM - 9:12:57 PM

Inauguration Set-up at the White House

White House Event

Crews finished work on audience bleachers and the presidential reviewing stand in front of the White House for the inaugural parade Monday. Finishing touches included the presidential seal, affixed above the heated, glassed-in box where President Barack Obama and first lady Michele Obama sat to watch the parade.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 138 Views

President Nixon 1969 Inauguration

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9:13:50 PM - 9:32:45 PM
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9:13:50 PM - 9:32:45 PM

President Nixon 1969 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 18 minutes | 2,641 Views

President Kennedy 1961 Inauguration

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9:33:24 PM - 9:48:32 PM
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9:33:24 PM - 9:48:32 PM

President Kennedy 1961 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 15 minutes | 13,078 Views

President George H. W. Bush 1989 Inauguration

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9:50:25 PM - 10:13:08 PM
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9:50:25 PM - 10:13:08 PM

President George H. W. Bush 1989 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 22 minutes | 3,708 Views

President Johnson 1965 Inauguration

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10:13:36 PM - 10:26:17 PM
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10:13:36 PM - 10:26:17 PM

President Johnson 1965 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 12 minutes | 1,596 Views

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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10:26:43 PM - 10:33:25 PM
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10:26:43 PM - 10:33:25 PM

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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Fifth grade students from Washington, D.C.'s Watkins Elementary School gathered in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday at the Lincoln Memorial to read from his “I Have a Dream Speech.”

0 hours, 6 minutes | 114 Views

President Carter 1977 Inauguration

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10:33:46 PM - 10:50:28 PM
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10:33:46 PM - 10:50:28 PM

President Carter 1977 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 16 minutes | 2,107 Views

President George W. Bush 2001 Inaugural Ceremony

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10:51:32 PM - 11:09:08 PM
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President George W. Bush 2001 Inaugural Ceremony

White House Event

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

0 hours, 17 minutes | 6,332 Views

Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

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11:11:09 PM - 12:12:07 AM
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11:11:09 PM - 12:12:07 AM

Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

Public Affairs Event

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

1 hours, 0 minutes | 188 Views

President Obama's Campaign Promises

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12:13:47 AM - 12:53:02 AM
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President Obama's Campaign Promises

Call-In

Bill Adair talked about PolitiFact’s “Obameter” fact check of President Obama’s record on fulfilling his 2008 campaign promises. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included PolitiFact’s methodology and definition of “promise” and the organization of the site.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 309 Views

President Reagan 1981 Inauguration

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12:55:21 AM - 1:17:39 AM
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12:55:21 AM - 1:17:39 AM

President Reagan 1981 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 22 minutes | 3,501 Views

President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

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1:18:46 AM - 1:36:15 AM
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1:18:46 AM - 1:36:15 AM

President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

White House Event

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

0 hours, 17 minutes | 4,178 Views

Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

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1:36:32 AM - 1:38:14 AM
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1:36:32 AM - 1:38:14 AM

Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

Public Affairs Event

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

0 hours, 1 minutes | 188 Views

President Eisenhower 1957 Inauguration

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1:38:47 AM - 1:46:13 AM
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1:38:47 AM - 1:46:13 AM

President Eisenhower 1957 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 7 minutes | 3,077 Views

President Truman Inauguration

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1:46:53 AM - 2:03:54 AM
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1:46:53 AM - 2:03:54 AM

President Truman Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 17 minutes | 1,850 Views

Inauguration Set-up at the White House

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2:03:54 AM - 2:07:11 AM
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Inauguration Set-up at the White House

White House Event

Crews finished work on audience bleachers and the presidential reviewing stand in front of the White House for the inaugural parade Monday. Finishing touches included the presidential seal, affixed above the heated, glassed-in box where President Barack Obama and first lady Michele Obama sat to watch the parade.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 138 Views

President Nixon 1969 Inauguration

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2:08:04 AM - 2:26:59 AM
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2:08:04 AM - 2:26:59 AM

President Nixon 1969 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 18 minutes | 2,641 Views

President Kennedy 1961 Inauguration

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2:27:38 AM - 2:42:46 AM
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2:27:38 AM - 2:42:46 AM

President Kennedy 1961 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 15 minutes | 13,078 Views

President George H. W. Bush 1989 Inauguration

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2:44:39 AM - 3:07:22 AM
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2:44:39 AM - 3:07:22 AM

President George H. W. Bush 1989 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 22 minutes | 3,708 Views

President Johnson 1965 Inauguration

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3:07:50 AM - 3:20:31 AM
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President Johnson 1965 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 12 minutes | 1,596 Views

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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3:20:43 AM - 3:27:19 AM
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3:20:43 AM - 3:27:19 AM

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

Vignette

Fifth grade students from Washington, D.C.'s Watkins Elementary School gathered in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday at the Lincoln Memorial to read from his “I Have a Dream Speech.”

0 hours, 6 minutes | 114 Views

President Carter 1977 Inauguration

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3:28:00 AM - 3:44:42 AM
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President Carter 1977 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 16 minutes | 2,107 Views

President George W. Bush 2001 Inaugural Ceremony

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3:45:46 AM - 4:03:22 AM
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3:45:46 AM - 4:03:22 AM

President George W. Bush 2001 Inaugural Ceremony

White House Event

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

0 hours, 17 minutes | 6,332 Views

Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

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4:05:24 AM - 5:06:19 AM
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4:05:24 AM - 5:06:19 AM

Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

Public Affairs Event

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

1 hours, 0 minutes | 188 Views

Presidential Inauguration Preparation

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5:07:57 AM - 5:56:24 AM
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5:07:57 AM - 5:56:24 AM

Presidential Inauguration Preparation

National Press Club

Representatives of the inaugural committees, the U.S. Capitol Police, and the military reviewed the schedule of planned events for President Obama’s second inauguration and briefed the press on the latest developments. Brent Colburn said the inaugural ceremonies should flow smoothly, lessons having been learned from President Obama’s 2009 inauguration. Other topics included costs related to the ceremony and training for law enforcement officers and others.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 1,069 Views

President Reagan 1981 Inauguration

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5:58:45 AM - 6:21:03 AM

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President Reagan 1981 Inauguration

White House Event

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

0 hours, 22 minutes | 3,501 Views

Scientific Predictions About the Future

In Progress

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5:55:36 AM - 7:37:08 AM
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Scientific Predictions About the Future

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the world envisioned by previous generations, and how things are different from that vision today. Greg Benford of the University of California, noted that many predictions about mass transportation have not come true, but the scientists of the mid 20th century also failed to predict the power and influence of the Internet.

1 hours, 41 minutes | 678 Views

Budget Deficit Reform

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7:39:11 AM - 9:00:02 AM
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Budget Deficit Reform

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about resolving uncertainty in the federal government budget process in order to promote innovation. 
This forum was part of a Brookings Institution forum titled “Fostering Growth Through Innovation.”

1 hours, 20 minutes | 267 Views

Kansas State of the State Address

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9:02:41 AM - 9:30:46 AM
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Kansas State of the State Address

State Legislature

Governor Sam Brownback (R) gave the annual state of the state address to a joint session of the legislature. He addressed a projected shortfall in the next year’s budget by suggesting that a temporary increase in the state sales tax not be allowed to expire as scheduled.
Courtesy of KPPS-TV.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 661 Views

Immigration Policy

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9:33:40 AM - 10:31:25 AM
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Immigration Policy

News Conference

Business, faith, and law enforcement leaders spoke to reporters about efforts to change U.S. immigration laws. They discussed the possibility of reform with the 113th Congress, and options for getting legal status and citizenship. The program included questions from reporters in the audience at the National Press Club.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 572 Views

Global Economy

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10:34:20 AM - 11:19:06 AM
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Global Economy

News Conference

Christine Lagarde talked about the state of the global economy and emerging markets. Among her remarks she said the global economic outlook had improved and that, “We stopped the collapse. We should avoid a relapse. It’s not time to relax.” She outlined the International Monetary Fund’s agenda for 2013 and answered reporters' questions, including on an additional $4 billion dollar package approved for Greece.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 149 Views

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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11:19:14 AM - 11:19:44 AM
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Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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Preparations for President Obama’s second inauguration were shown.

0 hours, 0 minutes | 62 Views

Lessons from Disasters

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11:21:26 AM - 12:37:07 PM
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Lessons from Disasters

Public Affairs Event

Margareta Wahlstrom and Craig Fugate spoke at a conference on the impact and response of natural and man-made disasters, along with environmental challenges, to help develop recommendations and solutions for scientists and policymakers. Mr. Fugate warned that budget constraints would make it difficult to get federal aid after a disaster. He emphasized the need for local communities to have better tools to manage risk. 
These were the opening keynote addresses of 13th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment, titled “Disasters and Environment: Science, Preparedness, and Resilience,” held for three days in the Ronald Reagan Building by the National Council for Science and the Environment.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 542 Views

Japan's 2011 Earthquake

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12:38:31 PM - 1:28:35 PM
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Japan's 2011 Earthquake

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Scientific, business and government leaders examined the impact of the 2011 earthquake off the coast of Japan that triggered a series of events from tsunami to the meltdown of Fukushima nuclear power plant. Topics included business recovery and the use of nuclear power.
“Japan 2011: Cascading Disasters” was a plenary session of 13th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment, titled “Disasters and Environment: Science, Preparedness, and Resilience,” held for three days in the Ronald Reagan Building by the National Council for Science and the Environment.

0 hours, 50 minutes | 261 Views

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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1:29:10 PM - 1:36:40 PM
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1:29:10 PM - 1:36:40 PM

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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Preparations for President Obama’s second inauguration were shown.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 72 Views

Inauguration Set-up at the White House

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1:36:42 PM - 1:39:52 PM
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Inauguration Set-up at the White House

White House Event

Crews finished work on audience bleachers and the presidential reviewing stand in front of the White House for the inaugural parade Monday. Finishing touches included the presidential seal, affixed above the heated, glassed-in box where President Barack Obama and first lady Michele Obama sat to watch the parade.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 138 Views

The Gulf Coast and Natural and Human-Caused Disasters

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1:40:46 PM - 2:41:18 PM
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1:40:46 PM - 2:41:18 PM

The Gulf Coast and Natural and Human-Caused Disasters

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the various natural and human-made issues impacting the Gulf Coast, including potential future disasters. U.S. Geological Survey Director Marcia McNutt said that people should not live below sea-level due to “extreme events” and the gradual rise of sea level. In addition, the panel discussed potential vulnerabilities to hurricanes and other disasters due to loss in wetlands and degradation of ecological barriers. 
“The Gulf Coast: Diverse Converging Issues” was a plenary session of 13th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment, titled “Disasters and Environment: Science, Preparedness, and Resilience,” held for three days in the Ronald Reagan Building by the National Council for Science and the Environment.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 345 Views

Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

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2:41:55 PM - 2:43:49 PM
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2:41:55 PM - 2:43:49 PM

Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

Public Affairs Event

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

0 hours, 1 minutes | 188 Views

Second Amendment Rights

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2:45:13 PM - 3:06:13 PM
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Second Amendment Rights

Public Affairs Event

Adam Winkler talked about the 2nd Amendment and reviewed how the Supreme Court has ruled in gun cases.
This program was part of a two-day “Summit on Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis,” held at Johns Hopkins University in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 345 Views

Public Opinion on Gun Policy

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3:06:13 PM - 3:41:55 PM
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Public Opinion on Gun Policy

Public Affairs Event

Colleen L. Barry, associate professor and associate chair for Research and Practice in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, talks about findings from a 2013 survey on gun violence.
Johns Hopkins University scholars today announced a series of recommendations on gun control. The proposals include an assault weapons ban, universal background checks and a ban on high capacity magazines. Johns Hopkins School of Public Health just concluded a two-day conference on gun violence.

0 hours, 35 minutes | 217 Views

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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3:42:01 PM - 3:44:37 PM
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Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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Preparations for President Obama’s second inauguration were shown.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 38 Views

Missouri v. McNeely Oral Argument

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3:47:13 PM - 4:48:10 PM
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Missouri v. McNeely Oral Argument

Public Affairs Event

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Missouri v. McNeely to weigh the public’s interest in driving and highway safety against the privacy rights of the individual in deciding if police officers can force suspected drunk drivers to give a blood sample without first obtaining a warrant. 
This case was on appeal from the Missouri Supreme Court, which sided with the motorist McNeely in agreeing that the taking of his blood without a search warrant was unreasonable under the Fourth Amendment’s ban against unreasonable searches and seizures. Missouri prosecutors and the government were asking the Court to set aside the requirement for a search warrant arguing that since alcohol dissipates in the blood, a police officer should not take the time to get a warrant from a judge.
Audio of the arguments was presented with visual still images of participants. Justice Thomas did not speak.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 1,014 Views

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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4:48:17 PM - 4:49:27 PM
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Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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Preparations for President Obama’s second inauguration were shown.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 38 Views

Background Checks and Gun Trafficking

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4:50:17 PM - 6:55:56 PM
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Background Checks and Gun Trafficking

Public Affairs Event

Panelists presented research on gun violence, focusing on background checks for gun buyers. Hidden camera footage from a gun show was shown. Other topics included tracking the owners of guns used in crimes.
This program was part of a two-day “Summit on Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis,” held at Johns Hopkins University in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.

2 hours, 5 minutes | 420 Views

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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6:56:48 PM - 7:03:28 PM
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6:56:48 PM - 7:03:28 PM

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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Fifth grade students from Washington, D.C.'s Watkins Elementary School gathered in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday at the Lincoln Memorial to read from his “I Have a Dream Speech.”

0 hours, 6 minutes | 114 Views

Consequences of Aridity and Drought

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7:04:40 PM - 8:00:28 PM
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Consequences of Aridity and Drought

Public Affairs Event

Scientific and government officials discussed the complexity of aridity and drought. U.S. Geological Survey research scientist Margaret Redsteer said climate change would affect not only the magnitude but the severity and duration of droughts. Topics included the economic impacts from wild fires throughout the U.S. in 2012 to the famines that impact sub-Saharan Africa. 
“Aridity and Drought and their Consequences” was a plenary session of 13th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment, titled “Disasters and Environment: Science, Preparedness, and Resilience,” held for three days in the Ronald Reagan Building by the National Council for Science and the Environment.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 281 Views

Guns and Politics

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8:00:58 PM - 9:15:42 PM
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8:00:58 PM - 9:15:42 PM

Guns and Politics

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about possible gun control measures and gun violence. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said gun control measures needed to include comprehensive background checks and the limit of high capacity magazines. Former Ohio Representative Steven LaTourette said the Republican Party might accept President Obama’s proposals if “common sense” measures that did not place a limitation on the capacity of the ammunition clips were submitted. All the speakers were in favor of closing the loophole that allows any one to buy arms at gun shows and preventing mentally ill people from getting guns.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 225 Views

Gun Violence Prevention and Transportation Security

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9:17:11 PM - 10:20:58 PM
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9:17:11 PM - 10:20:58 PM

Gun Violence Prevention and Transportation Security

Public Affairs Event

Attorney General Eric Holder, Transportation Security Administrator John Pistole, and Mayor Mike McGinn addressed the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting. 
John Pistole talked about balancing access and security in airports. He noted overly stringent security could work against the goals of business and tourism. 
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn gave an update on domestic human trafficking.
Mr. Holder talked about President Obama’s gun control proposals to curb gun violence in reaction to the December 2012 elementary school shooting in Connecticut. He emphasized the need for a balance between protecting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding gun owners and giving the Justice Department and police departments around the country the tools to prevent criminals and the mentally ill from acquiring weapons.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 631 Views

U.S.-Mexico Border Region

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10:24:00 PM - 11:47:18 PM
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10:24:00 PM - 11:47:18 PM

U.S.-Mexico Border Region

Public Affairs Event

Mayors discussed immigration, trade, and safety issues on and near the U.S.-Mexican border. They focused in particular on increasing trade with Mexico, the future of the Mexican economy, and the need for comprehensive immigration reform. Alan Bersin talked about the changing relationship between the U.S. and Mexico, noting that Mexico had the 13th largest economy in the world and within a generation would have an economy larger than Germany.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 185 Views

Guns and Politics

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11:48:06 PM - 1:02:48 AM
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11:48:06 PM - 1:02:48 AM

Guns and Politics

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about possible gun control measures and gun violence. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said gun control measures needed to include comprehensive background checks and the limit of high capacity magazines. Former Ohio Representative Steven LaTourette said the Republican Party might accept President Obama’s proposals if “common sense” measures that did not place a limitation on the capacity of the ammunition clips were submitted. All the speakers were in favor of closing the loophole that allows any one to buy arms at gun shows and preventing mentally ill people from getting guns.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 225 Views

Gun Violence Prevention and Transportation Security

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1:03:31 AM - 2:07:18 AM
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1:03:31 AM - 2:07:18 AM

Gun Violence Prevention and Transportation Security

Public Affairs Event

Attorney General Eric Holder, Transportation Security Administrator John Pistole, and Mayor Mike McGinn addressed the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting. 
John Pistole talked about balancing access and security in airports. He noted overly stringent security could work against the goals of business and tourism. 
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn gave an update on domestic human trafficking.
Mr. Holder talked about President Obama’s gun control proposals to curb gun violence in reaction to the December 2012 elementary school shooting in Connecticut. He emphasized the need for a balance between protecting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding gun owners and giving the Justice Department and police departments around the country the tools to prevent criminals and the mentally ill from acquiring weapons.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 631 Views

U.S.-Mexico Border Region

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2:08:12 AM - 3:31:30 AM
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2:08:12 AM - 3:31:30 AM

U.S.-Mexico Border Region

Public Affairs Event

Mayors discussed immigration, trade, and safety issues on and near the U.S.-Mexican border. They focused in particular on increasing trade with Mexico, the future of the Mexican economy, and the need for comprehensive immigration reform. Alan Bersin talked about the changing relationship between the U.S. and Mexico, noting that Mexico had the 13th largest economy in the world and within a generation would have an economy larger than Germany.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 185 Views

Tavis Smiley Presents Poverty in America

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3:32:04 AM - 6:02:29 AM

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Tavis Smiley Presents Poverty in America

Public Affairs Event

Tavis Smiley moderated a discussion focusing on poverty in the United States. Panelists discussed issues including the importance of education, prisons, welfare programs, the size of government, and the federal budget. The panelists generally criticized the administration for not focusing on poverty and Tavis Smiley called on President Obama to hold a “White House Conference on the Eradication of Poverty in America.”
Mr. Smiley’s annual forum was titled “Vision for a New America: A Future without Poverty.” It was held in the Lisner Auditorium of George Washington University.

2 hours, 30 minutes | 12,110 Views

Manufacturing Industries Job Growth

In Progress

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5:35:50 AM - 7:05:51 AM
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Manufacturing Industries Job Growth

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about bolstering job growth in manufacturing industry. Topics included corporate tax rates, vocational education and internships, and the gap between workers' jobs skills and employer needs. 
This forum was part of a Brookings Institution forum titled “Fostering Growth Through Innovation.”

1 hours, 30 minutes | 421 Views

Gun Violence and High-Risk Individuals

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7:07:23 AM - 8:39:29 AM
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7:07:23 AM - 8:39:29 AM

Gun Violence and High-Risk Individuals

Public Affairs Event

Panelists presented research on gun violence.*Topics included improving the country’s system of background checks, mental illness and violence, gun violence in domestic dispute cases, and the effectiveness of gun ownership laws.
This program was part of a two-day “Summit on Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis,” held at Johns Hopkins University in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.

1 hours, 32 minutes | 363 Views

Gun Injuries, Federal Law, and Technology

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8:39:35 AM - 10:05:29 AM
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8:39:35 AM - 10:05:29 AM

Gun Injuries, Federal Law, and Technology

Public Affairs Event

Panelists presented research on gun violence. Topics included gunshot injuries, the federal assault weapon ban, and gun safety. Some video clips were shown.
This program was part of a two-day “Summit on Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis,” held at Johns Hopkins University in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting on December 14, 2012.

1 hours, 25 minutes | 393 Views

Immigration Reform

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10:07:07 AM - 11:07:56 AM
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10:07:07 AM - 11:07:56 AM

Immigration Reform

National Press Club

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talked about immigration policy, saying that the “time is now” for reform. It was noted that President Obama vowed to push for comprehensive immigration reform in his second term and various Republicans had been raising the issue. He said Congress should be able to tackle immigration reform while still debating gun safety laws and dealing with sequestration and not defaulting on its bills. Following his remarks, Mayor Villaraigosa answered questions submitted by members of the audience on topics including illegal immigration, the defense budget, President Obama’s cabinet picks, and his own political future.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 489 Views

North Dakota State of the State Address

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11:09:53 AM - 11:54:47 AM
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11:09:53 AM - 11:54:47 AM

North Dakota State of the State Address

Public Affairs Event

Governor Jack Dalrymple gave the annual state of the state speech. 

0 hours, 44 minutes | 82 Views

Idaho State of the State Address

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11:56:53 AM - 12:38:35 PM
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11:56:53 AM - 12:38:35 PM

Idaho State of the State Address

Public Affairs Event

Idaho Governor “Butch” Otter (R) delivered the annual state of the state address. He proposed eliminating Idaho’s personal tax property tax and talked about the need for more doctors and medical schools in rural communities. On health care, Governor Otter stated his opposition to the federally mandated Affordable Care Act, but said now that the law was in place, it was important for Idahoans to maintain its voice in enacting the regulations.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 137 Views

Ben Bernanke on Economy and Monetary Policy

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12:41:47 PM - 1:46:24 PM
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12:41:47 PM - 1:46:24 PM

Ben Bernanke on Economy and Monetary Policy

Public Affairs Event

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke at the University of Michigan’s Gerald Ford School of Public Policy about a number of topics related to the U.S. economy, including the “fiscal cliff” agreement, economic recovery, and the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy role. He called on Congress to raise the debt ceiling immediately so the U.S. could pay its bills. He was interviewed by Dean Susan Collins and responded to questions from members of the audience and from Twitter.
This was “Policy Talks @ the Ford School” event was held in Rackham Auditorium.
The “fiscal cliff” agreement reached earlier in the month included extension of most Bush-era tax cuts and of unemployment aid while delaying automatic spending cuts for two months.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 535 Views

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

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1:46:54 PM - 1:48:24 PM
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1:46:54 PM - 1:48:24 PM

Presidential Inauguration Preparations

Vignette

Preparations for President Obama’s second inauguration were shown.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 88 Views

Manufacturing Industries Job Growth

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1:50:06 PM - 3:20:00 PM
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1:50:06 PM - 3:20:00 PM

Manufacturing Industries Job Growth

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about bolstering job growth in manufacturing industry. Topics included corporate tax rates, vocational education and internships, and the gap between workers' jobs skills and employer needs. 
This forum was part of a Brookings Institution forum titled “Fostering Growth Through Innovation.”

1 hours, 29 minutes | 421 Views

Inauguration Set-up at the White House

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3:21:16 PM - 3:23:22 PM
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3:21:16 PM - 3:23:22 PM

Inauguration Set-up at the White House

White House Event

Crews finished work on audience bleachers and the presidential reviewing stand in front of the White House for the inaugural parade Monday. Finishing touches included the presidential seal, affixed above the heated, glassed-in box where President Barack Obama and first lady Michele Obama sat to watch the parade.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 138 Views

Tavis Smiley Presents Poverty in America

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3:25:46 PM - 5:57:16 PM
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3:25:46 PM - 5:57:16 PM

Tavis Smiley Presents Poverty in America

Public Affairs Event

Tavis Smiley moderated a discussion focusing on poverty in the United States. Panelists discussed issues including the importance of education, prisons, welfare programs, the size of government, and the federal budget. The panelists generally criticized the administration for not focusing on poverty and Tavis Smiley called on President Obama to hold a “White House Conference on the Eradication of Poverty in America.”
Mr. Smiley’s annual forum was titled “Vision for a New America: A Future without Poverty.” It was held in the Lisner Auditorium of George Washington University.

2 hours, 31 minutes | 12,110 Views

Budget Deficit Reform

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5:58:53 PM - 7:19:30 PM
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5:58:53 PM - 7:19:30 PM

Budget Deficit Reform

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about resolving uncertainty in the federal government budget process in order to promote innovation. 
This forum was part of a Brookings Institution forum titled “Fostering Growth Through Innovation.”

1 hours, 20 minutes | 267 Views

Public Opinion on Gun Policy

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7:22:40 PM - 7:57:46 PM
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7:22:40 PM - 7:57:46 PM

Public Opinion on Gun Policy

Public Affairs Event

Colleen L. Barry, associate professor and associate chair for Research and Practice in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, talks about findings from a 2013 survey on gun violence.
Johns Hopkins University scholars today announced a series of recommendations on gun control. The proposals include an assault weapons ban, universal background checks and a ban on high capacity magazines. Johns Hopkins School of Public Health just concluded a two-day conference on gun violence.

0 hours, 35 minutes | 217 Views

Wisconsin State of the State Address

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8:00:53 PM - 8:35:11 PM
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8:00:53 PM - 8:35:11 PM

Wisconsin State of the State Address

Public Affairs Event

Governor Scott Walker (R) gave the annual state of the state address.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 368 Views

Vermont State of the State Address

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8:35:17 PM - 9:13:35 PM
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8:35:17 PM - 9:13:35 PM

Vermont State of the State Address

Public Affairs Event

Governor Peter Shumlin gave his annual state of the state address to a joint session of the legislature in the Statehouse in Montpelier. He focused on education reform, jobs training and the economy.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 165 Views

Wyoming State of the State Address

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9:13:31 PM - 9:53:23 PM
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9:13:31 PM - 9:53:23 PM

Wyoming State of the State Address

State Legislature

Governor Matt Mead gave the annual state of the state address in the Wyoming State House. He said that Wyoming was very strong compared to other states and listed accomplishments in technology, energy resources, and tourism. He stated his opposition to the Affordable Care Act and asked lawmakers to consider whether to take the 50 million dollars in federal funding to expand Medicaid in the state. 
Courtesy of Wyoming PBS.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 100 Views

Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality

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9:55:13 PM - 11:24:59 PM
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9:55:13 PM - 11:24:59 PM

Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality

Public Affairs Event

Supporters of the “Occupy Movement” talked about the state and future of the movement. The Occupy Movement began in 2011 as a protest movement against social and economic inequality. Topics included the electoral process and the ability of the Obama administration and the Democratic Party to address the issues important to the movement. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the Ideas Matter series hosted by the Political Science Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston Review.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 819 Views

Japan's 2011 Earthquake

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11:25:40 PM - 12:15:53 AM
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11:25:40 PM - 12:15:53 AM

Japan's 2011 Earthquake

Public Affairs Event

Scientific, business and government leaders examined the impact of the 2011 earthquake off the coast of Japan that triggered a series of events from tsunami to the meltdown of Fukushima nuclear power plant. Topics included business recovery and the use of nuclear power.
“Japan 2011: Cascading Disasters” was a plenary session of 13th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment, titled “Disasters and Environment: Science, Preparedness, and Resilience,” held for three days in the Ronald Reagan Building by the National Council for Science and the Environment.

0 hours, 50 minutes | 261 Views

Scientific Predictions About the Future

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12:17:17 AM - 1:58:46 AM
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12:17:17 AM - 1:58:46 AM

Scientific Predictions About the Future

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the world envisioned by previous generations, and how things are different from that vision today. Greg Benford of the University of California, noted that many predictions about mass transportation have not come true, but the scientists of the mid 20th century also failed to predict the power and influence of the Internet.

1 hours, 41 minutes | 678 Views

Wisconsin State of the State Address

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2:00:47 AM - 2:35:05 AM
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2:00:47 AM - 2:35:05 AM

Wisconsin State of the State Address

Public Affairs Event

Governor Scott Walker (R) gave the annual state of the state address.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 368 Views

Vermont State of the State Address

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2:35:11 AM - 3:13:29 AM
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2:35:11 AM - 3:13:29 AM

Vermont State of the State Address

Public Affairs Event

Governor Peter Shumlin gave his annual state of the state address to a joint session of the legislature in the Statehouse in Montpelier. He focused on education reform, jobs training and the economy.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 165 Views

Wyoming State of the State Address

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3:13:22 AM - 3:53:14 AM
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3:13:22 AM - 3:53:14 AM

Wyoming State of the State Address

State Legislature

Governor Matt Mead gave the annual state of the state address in the Wyoming State House. He said that Wyoming was very strong compared to other states and listed accomplishments in technology, energy resources, and tourism. He stated his opposition to the Affordable Care Act and asked lawmakers to consider whether to take the 50 million dollars in federal funding to expand Medicaid in the state. 
Courtesy of Wyoming PBS.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 100 Views

Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality

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3:55:04 AM - 5:24:50 AM
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3:55:04 AM - 5:24:50 AM

Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality

Public Affairs Event

Supporters of the “Occupy Movement” talked about the state and future of the movement. The Occupy Movement began in 2011 as a protest movement against social and economic inequality. Topics included the electoral process and the ability of the Obama administration and the Democratic Party to address the issues important to the movement. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the Ideas Matter series hosted by the Political Science Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston Review.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 819 Views

Japan's 2011 Earthquake

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5:25:31 AM - 6:15:44 AM

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5:25:31 AM - 6:15:44 AM

Japan's 2011 Earthquake

Public Affairs Event

Scientific, business and government leaders examined the impact of the 2011 earthquake off the coast of Japan that triggered a series of events from tsunami to the meltdown of Fukushima nuclear power plant. Topics included business recovery and the use of nuclear power.
“Japan 2011: Cascading Disasters” was a plenary session of 13th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment, titled “Disasters and Environment: Science, Preparedness, and Resilience,” held for three days in the Ronald Reagan Building by the National Council for Science and the Environment.

0 hours, 50 minutes | 261 Views