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Time magazine national political correspondent Molly Ball discussed the career of Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). This virtual event was sponsored by Politics and Prose Bookstore. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore
Topics: Molly Ball, "Pelosi", Television Program
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Abraham Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer revisited the 16th president's second inaugural address - delivered on March 4th, 1865, just six weeks before his assassination, and generally considered to be one of the most iconic speeches in American history. The New-York Historical Society hosted the event. Sponsor: New York Historical Society
Topics: The Presidency Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, Television Program
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Rebecca Traister, author of All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation, and Kate Bolick, author of Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own, talked about their books on women and the politics of marriage. "All the Single Ladies" took place at the fourth annual San Antonio Book Festival, held on April 2, 2016, and was filmed in the auditorium of the San Antonio Central Library. Sponsor: San Antonio Book Festival
Topics: History Bookshelf Rebecca Traister & Kate Bolick, Politics of Marriage Panel, Television Program
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This film by the Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department documents a series of anti-Vietnam War actions by about 45,000 protesters in 1971. Blocking access to government buildings and disrupting traffic, activists sought to "shut down the federal government" as stated in their widely-circulated "May Day Tactical Manual." On May 3, 1971, more than 7,000 protesters were arrested for failing to leave their campsites in West Potomac Park - the largest mass arrest in U.S....
Topics: Reel America "The Whole World is Watching" - 1971, Television Program
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Originally broadcast as an NBC "White Paper," this Encyclopaedia Britannica edited classroom version of the report tells the story of the failed April 17-19, 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion. The documentary examines various exiled groups opposed to the Castro government, the CIA's role in helping to train, equip, and organize an invasion force, and President Kennedy's decision not to deploy the U.S. military when the plan faltered. Sponsor: Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Topics: Reel America "Cuba, Bay of Pigs" - 1964, Television Program
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Santa Fe Trail Association co-founder Joy Poole discussed the experiences of young women who traveled along the over 800 mile-long Santa Fe Trail with their husbands. She explored their time on the trail as well as their lives once they arrived in the Southwest. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event and provided the video. Sponsor: Kansas City (MO) Public Library
Topics: Santa Fe Trail Brides, Television Program
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Martha Jones, author of "Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality For All" talked about the various ways African American women became involved in the women's suffrage movement and other political movements in the first half of the twentieth century. She focused on how they advocated for their communities in the face of voting restrictions by white state governments. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol Historical Society
Topics: African American Women's Activism & Suffrage, Television Program
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American History TV visited the "Baseball Americana" exhibit at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. to learn about the origins of the modern game, including the birth of several baseball traditions, the impact of immigrants, and the increasing importance of statistics. Our guide was exhibit curator Susan Reyburn. Sponsor: Library of Congress
Topics: American Artifacts Baseball in America - Origins of the Modern Game, Television Program
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This Coronet educational film dramatizes the Pilgrims' journey from England to Holland, and to New England in 1620, and ends with a depiction of the first Thanksgiving in Massachusetts. Much of the narration is taken from the book "Of Plymouth Plantation" written by Pilgrim William Bradford. Sponsor: Coronet Films
Topics: Reel America "Plymouth Colony - The First Year" - 1980, Television Program
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Topics: Al Jazeera English News Bulletin, Television Program
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Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison discussed a recent rise in crime in Baltimore and addressed policing reform. The commissioner spoke about a newly implemented plan to address violent crime, police funding, responding to mental health calls, and officer involved shootings. Sponsor: [Washington Post] | Live
Topics: baltimore, harrison, new orleans, michael harrison, washington, cdc
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Rep. Elaine Luria (D-VA) discussed U.S. maritime strategy with the Hudson Institute. Specifically they looked at the growing threat that China poses in the Pacific and the U.S. Navy's strategy to combat this. Sponsor: Hudson Institute
Topics: navy, luria, china, pacific, goldwater nichols, afghanistan, reagan, japan, north atlantic, naval,...
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Retired Wall Street Journal editor and mother Joann Lublin compared two generations of women-Boomers and GenXers-to examine how each navigates challenges of juggling managerial careers and families. This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Institute in Maynard, Massachusetts. Sponsor: The Commonwealth Institute
Topics: Joann Lublin, "Power Moms", Television Program
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Sonoma State University professor Laura Watt teaches a class on the evolution of a national park system and the effort to preserve pristine wilderness. She argues that this approach often obscures the ways humans have already interacted with the land. She also talks about her research on the Point Reyes National Seashore which used to be a dairy ranch community before it was designated a national park in the 1960s. Sponsor: Sonoma State University
Topics: Lectures in History Laura Watt on Landscape Preservation and National Parks, Television Program
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James Swanson, author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, gave a tour of the Petersen House, where President Lincoln died after being shot by John Wilkes Booth. Mr. Swanson's book details events inside the boarding house on April 14 and 15, 1865. Sponsor: C-SPAN | American History TV
Topics: American Artifacts The House Where Lincoln Died, Television Program
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President Ronald Reagan and Walter Mondale debated on defense and foreign policy issues. This is the final presidential debate before the election. Sponsor: White House,League of Women Voters
Topics: Presidential Debates 1984 Presidential Debate - Ronald Reagan & Walter Mondale, Television...
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Boston Red Sox historian Gordon Edes led a panel discussion on the team's home front and battlefield contributions during World War II. Through the stories of Hall of Famer Ted Williams and others, they gave insight into the athletes training, combat experience, and reception when they returned home. This event was hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society, and they provided the video. Sponsor: Massachusetts Historical Society
Topics: Boston Red Sox & World War II, Television Program
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This program featured Dolley Madison's political talents and the working partnership she forged with her husband, James, to create a sense of personal and political excitement during their White House years. Kat Imhoff - president and CEO of The Montpelier Foundation - recalled Dolley's life and times, and her political successes. The Virginia Museum of History & Culture and James Madison's Montpelier co-hosted this event. Sponsor: Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Topics: The Presidency Dolley Madison's Political Talents, Television Program
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Topics: laguana, huie, san francisco, dickerson, peskin, zouzounis, preston, dooley, ortiz-cartagena,...
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Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), a strong critic of former president Donald Trump, spoke to Politico on the future of the Republican Party. He talked about the influence the former president has over the party, and the recent decision to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from Republican leadership. He also spoke about personal attacks he's received from friends and family for his position and the text message chain he shares with Republicans who voted to impeach President Trump. Sponsor: Politico.com
Topics: kinzinger, rachael, kevin, donald trump, kevin mccarthy, eugene, mccarthy, adam kinzinger, liz...
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Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair discussed global COVID-19 vaccination efforts at a virtual Wilson Center event. He was joined by former U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) head Mark Green and New York Times public health correspondent Dr. Sheri Fink. They discussed global vaccine distribution priorities, vaccine hesitancy challenges, tracking new coronavirus variants and future pandemic preparedness. Shortly after this event, President Biden announced that the U.S. plans...
Topics: u.k., blair, fink, india, amb, astrazeneca, africa, fmr, wilson, pfizer, biden, brazil, unicef, mr....
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Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) reacted to House Republicans removing Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) from her leadership position. He voiced support for her and stressed the need for the party to acknowledge the 2020 election was not stolen. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | News Media Stakeout
Topics: donald trump, liz cheney, washington
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On the National Register of Historic Places, Green Hill Plantation was built in the 1790s and was operated by a Virginia slave dealer for the first half of the 19th century. Saving Slave Houses project founder Jobie Hill visited the former plantation with a team of preservationists and 3D scanning technicians to document several existing structures associated with slavery, including a slave house, laundry building, and a stone auction block. Sponsor: C-SPAN | American History TV
Topics: virginia, williamsburg, kitchen, oregon, jobie, google, washhouse, alabama, c-span, harriet tubman
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Day 11 of the trial continued for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, accused in the death of George Floyd. In this portion, the prosecution questioned Philonise Floyd, brother of George Floyd, and Seth Stoughton, a use-of-force expert teaching law at the University of South Carolina and a former Tallahassee police officer. Sponsor: Minnesota | Hennepin County District Court
Topics: floyd, schleicher, mr. floyd, george floyd, florida, kueng, george, houston, tallahassee, graham,...
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Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer, the Economist's Editor in Chief Zanny Minton Beddoes, and former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder shared their perspectives on what to expect in 2021 at a virtual event hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Sponsor: Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Topics: biden, china, carla, washington, eurasia, trump, donald trump, d.c., obama, germany, japan, canada,...
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Mateo Askaripour, author of "Black Buck," and Alyssa Cole, author of "When No One is Watching," discussed their experiences being young and black in America. This event is from the virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival. Sponsor: Gaithersburg Book Festival
Topics: new york, alyssa, brooklyn, amazon, nick, brown, new york city, nick, alyssa, sidney, john a....
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Two U.S. Army veterans portrayed French World War I soldiers in a mock trench. Wearing uniforms and gear from the last two years of the conflict, the soldiers discussed the French experience in the Great War. They were participants in a living history event hosted each year by the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Sponsor: U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center
Topics: europe, carlisle, france, labelle
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Legal scholar Cara Robertson examined the murder trial of Lizzie Borden in 1893. The case received international attention as Ms. Borden was tried for the murder of her father and step-mother in Falls River, Massachusetts. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore
Topics: History Bookshelf Cara Robertson, "The Trial of Lizzie Borden", Television Program
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Lucy Hedges looks at Dubai's efforts to reschedule its mammoth 2020 World Expo, which was postponed during the pandemic.
Topics: uk, kerala, dubai, south korea, united kingdom, cuba, tokyo, lucy, donald trump, england, wales,...
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No need to wait until tomorrow morning to see what's in the papers - tune in for a lively and informed conversation about the next day's headlines.
Topics: dominic cummings, hancock, cummings, joe biden, russia, boris johnson, biden, bbc, matt hancock,...
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Award Winning Coverage of San Francisco Government.
Topics: nagendra, san francisco, leadbetter, chinatown, hom, laura, harvey, david elliot lewis, holm,...
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Topics: manila, ayesha sharafi, uae, pasig, sam wenger, margate, nadia erasmus, ayanda masengemi, europe,...
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The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Development and the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces held a joint hearing on creating the framework of rules that govern activities in space. They addressed several topics, including the need to foster a safe and secure space domain, competing with Russia and China, commercial space exploration, and the need for internationally protected standards. They also discussed threats from space, including collisions with...
Topics: china, russia, whiting, castro, mr. turner, united nations, cooper, nasa, u.n., biden, artemis, mr....
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Two candidates vying for the Republican nomination in the 2021 New York City mayoral election participated in a debate hosted by Spectrum News NY1, online magazine The City, and WNYC Radio New York. The two Republicans were Curtis Sliwa, founder of the Guardian Angels citizens safety group, and Fernando Mateo, a founder of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers. The candidates covered a variety of topics throughout the debate, including law enforcement and the city's economic recovery...
Topics: New York City Republican Mayoral Debate, Television Program
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This month we feature the winners of our StudentCam documentary competition. Our Second Prize High School West winner is Landon Tyner, a 12th grader at Western High School in Anaheim, California. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Education Relations
Topics: california, james clyburn
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John Rankin joined the Union Army at age 18 and served three years in the Indiana 27th Infantry. After the Civil War, he published memoirs and newspaper columns recounting his experiences, whether about his fear under fire at Antietam or the performance of his regiment at Gettysburg. Jon Tracey -- a former Park Ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park -- tells John Rankin's story. He argued the honesty found in Rankin's writings reveal how Union veterans remembered the war themselves -- and...
Topics: The Civil War Union Soldier John Rankin, Antietam and Gettysburg, Television Program
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University of Michigan professor Melissa Borja taught a class about Southeast Asian migration to the United States and post-Vietnam War refugees. She examined how laws and public opinion have changed over the past five decades and emphasized the difference between immigrants and refugees. Sponsor: University of Michigan | Ross (Stephen M.) School of Business
Topics: Lectures in History Post-Vietnam War Refugees, Television Program
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This 1940 classroom film depicts the basics of colonial life, from household cooking and crafts, to farming, fishing, game hunting, and home construction methods. Sponsor: Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Topics: Reel America "Early Settlers of New England, Salem, 1626-1629" - 1940, Television Program
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The TJPA oversees the design, build, operation and maintenance of the new Transbay Transit Center and associated facilities in downtown San Francisco.
Topics: san francisco, chang, richmond, jason, steven, mou, erin, chinatown, patrick, jim patrick, brown,...
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Award Winning Coverage of San Francisco Government.
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The Korean War began on June 25, 1950 and ended with an armistice agreement about three years later in July 1953. The Korean War Legacy Foundation recorded this oral history interview with U.S. Army veteran Baldwin Myers in 2015. He talks about his time in Korea and how the experience shaped his life after the war. He eventually was diagnosed with PTSD. The interview project was underwritten by South Korea's Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs. Sponsor: Korean War Legacy Foundation
Topics: Oral Histories Korean War Veteran Baldwin Myers, Television Program
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Harvard University professor Annette Gordon-Reed talked about the legacy of Andrew Johnson, the nation's 17th president who took office following Abraham Lincoln's assassination in 1865. Professor Gordon-Reed called Johnson the president of "lost opportunities" because of his failure to help former slaves or advance the cause of black citizenship in the early days of Reconstruction. This discussion was part of the annual Lincoln Forum symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Sponsor:...
Topics: History Bookshelf President Andrew Johnson's Legacy, Television Program
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On CNN's "State of the Union," Lead House Impeachment Manager Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) discussed the second impeachment of President Donald Trump. Sponsor: CNN | "State of the Union"
Topics: Rep. Jamie Raskin D-MD, Television Program
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University of North Florida professor David Courtwright taught a class about changes in immigration demographics and the rise of nativism in the early 20th century. Sponsor: University of North Florida
Topics: Lectures in History Early 20th Century Nativism and Immigration, Television Program
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University of Virginia professor Elizabeth Varon talked about former Confederate General James Longstreet and his reputation after the Civil War. She described how Longstreet joined the Republican Party during Reconstruction and often had to defend his military service to other former Confederates who suggested he was a traitor to the South for his views and politics. Sponsor: University of Virginia | Nau (John L.) Center for Civil War History
Topics: The Civil War James Longstreet and Reconstruction, Television Program
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Baylor University history professor Robert Elder recalled the life of Vice President, Secretary of War, and Confederate advocate John Calhoun. This was a virtual event hosted by Blue Bicycle Books in Charleston, South Carolina. Sponsor: Blue Bicycle Books (Charleston, SC)
Topics: Robert Elder, "Calhoun", Television Program
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[LIVE] The House is expected to vote on a waiver to allow Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to serve as Defense Secretary. Sponsor: U.S. House of Representatives
Topics: mr. mcgovern, biden, massachusetts
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) spoke to reporters about the party's agenda with President Biden in office. With regards to the Capitol attack, she said there will be a commission to investigate it and announced that retired Gen. Russel Honore, known for his leadership and coordination of military relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrinia, will lead a separate review of the building's security infrastructure. Speaker Pelosi also said the House will send the article of impeachment...
Topics: pelosi, biden, joe biden, schumer, mcconnell, seamus heaney, donald trump, abraham lincoln, chuck...
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Jean Baker recounts the life of birth control advocate Margaret Sanger (1879-1966). Ms. Sanger, schooled as a nurse, became a vocal proponent of educating women on the concepts of contraception after watching a woman die of a self-induced abortion in 1912. Margaret Sanger founded the American Birth Control League in 1921, a predecessor to Planned Parenthood. Jean Baker read from her book before being interviewed by Cristina Page and responding to questions from members of the audience at the...
Topics: Jean Baker, "Margaret Sanger, A Life of Passion", Television Program
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Former President Ronald Reagan spoke at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, where Winston Churchill delivered his "Iron Curtain" speech on March 5, 1946. President Reagan's remarks were at the dedication of "Breakthrough," a sculpture created from pieces of the Berlin Wall by artist Edwina Sandys, granddaughter of Winston Churchill. Westminster College provided this video. Sponsor: Westminster College (Fulton, MO)
Topics: Former President Reagan Dedicates "Breakthrough" Sculpture at Westminster College,...
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Charlotte Waisman and Jill Tietjen talked about their book, "Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America," and responded to audience members' questions. Their profiles of women vary from suffragist Susan B. Anthony to biologist Rachel Carson, astronaut Sally Ride, and historian Drew Gilpin Faust, the first woman to be named president of Harvard University. Sponsor: Tattered Cover Bookstore
Topics: History Bookshelf Charlotte Waisman & Jill Tietjen, "Her Story", Television Program
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Award Winning Coverage of San Francisco Government.
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[LIVE] Senators will resume debate on S.1260, the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, legislation authorizing funding for new science and technology research programs to help the U.S. compete with China. Votes are expected. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: biden, colorado, mr. bennet, china, regina rodriguez, mr. thune, mr. mcconnell, mr. durbin,...
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Shakespeare enthusiast and U.S. Senate Finance Committee Democratic Chief Counsel Michael Evans discussed how the Bard has been invoked in historic congressional debates, and the political lessons that might be learned from his plays, especially the tragedies. The U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosted this program. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol Historical Society
Topics: Shakespeare & U.S. Politics, Television Program
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Newly-elected House Republicans gathered for a group photo on Capitol Hill. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | East Front
Topics: Freshman GOP House Members Take Photo on Capitol Hill, Television Program
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Topics: biden, fbi, harris, new york, garland, india, vanita, obama, fidelity, lisa, doj, california,...
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Political Science professor Ryan Patrick Hanley explained why he believes economist Adam Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments contains advice on how to live well. This virtual event was hosted by the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia. Sponsor: Institute for Humane Studies
Topics: Ryan Patrick Hanley, "Our Great Purpose", Television Program
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Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte (R) delivered his first inaugural address and outlined some of his policy priorities. Topics he touched on included the coronavirus pandemic, fiscal responsibility and the economy. Sponsor: State Capitol
Topics: montana, washington, fidelity, kristin
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The Republican National Committee re-elected Ronna McDaniel as chair during its winter meeting in Fernandina Beach, Florida. Chair McDaniel made brief remarks saying she would lead Republicans in their effort to take back the House and Senate in 2022. Sponsor: Republican National Committee
Topics: ronna mcdaniel, trump
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Akunna Cook, the deputy assistant secretary of State for African Affairs, discussed U.S. foreign policy in Africa at a virtual event hosted by the Atlantic Council. Questions focused on free trade in Africa, China's influence, and partnerships beyond aid with the United States. Sponsor: Atlantic Council of the U.S.
Topics: africa, biden, nigeria, china, washington, white house, georgia, atlanta
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Jennifer Ott, author of "Olmsted in Seattle: Creating a Park System for a Modern City" discussed the work of the Olmsted Brothers in Seattle around the turn of the twentieth century. The brothers were the sons of Frederick Law Olmsted, noted landscape architect who designed New York's Central Park. Ott argued that the Seattle park designs mirrored Olmsted projects in the East - but also utilized unique aspects of the Pacific Northwest landscape. The National Association for Olmsted...
Topics: The Olmsted Brothers & Seattle Parks, Television Program
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Jerry Enzler discussed his book "Jim Bridger: Trailblazer of the American West." Bridger was a trader and guide who traveled across much of the Western wilderness from the 1820s to 1868. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event and provided the video. Sponsor: Kansas City (MO) Public Library
Topics: Jim Bridger & the American West, Television Program
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Scott Kaufman talked about his book "Ambition, Pragmatism, and Party: A Political Biography of Gerald R. Ford." He discussed Mr. Ford's life before and after his presidency, detailing how his approach to human rights factored into foreign policy and how environmental issues influenced domestic policy. He also reflected on President Ford's pardon of Richard Nixon in light of current political events. The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum hosted this event. Sponsor: Ford (Gerald R.)...
Topics: The Presidency Gerald R. Ford's Political Career, Television Program
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Scholars discussed the role of the western press during the Civil War. They talked about the divide between pro-Union and secessionist papers west of the Mississippi River as well as the delay for communities receiving news via the postal service instead of by telegraph. This session was part an annual symposium on the 19th century press and the Civil War hosted by the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The school provided this video. Sponsor: University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Topics: The Civil War Western Press During the Civil War, Television Program
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[LIVE] Idaho Gov. Brad Little(R) delivers his State of the State Address in Boise, Idaho. Sponsor: State Capitol
Topics: idaho, washington, trump
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Cyrus Western, Representative, House District 51, Wyoming State Legislature talked about the economy and infrastructure of the area. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Local Content Vehicle
Topics: Wyoming Economy and Infrastructure, Television Program
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Jack Lew, the former Treasury secretary during the Obama administration, spoke about the fiscal challenges facing the incoming Biden administration during a virtual discussion on tax policy hosted by the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. Secretary Lew talked about his recommendations for how to approach the next round of coronavirus stimulus legislation, and the economic recovery post-pandemic. Also part of the discussion were views from tax policy experts about challenges facing the incoming...
Topics: biden, jason, omb, obama, treasury, irs, doug, obama administration, white house, janet yellen,...
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Author Candice Millard and Institute of Museum and Library Services Director Crosby Kemper III talked about Winston Churchill's 1946 "Iron Curtain" speech with Washington Post columnist David Von Drehle. They examined his motivations for giving the speech and his relationship with Harry Truman as both men looked towards the future of the West and the Soviet Union. The Truman Library Institute hosted this event and provided the video. Sponsor: Truman (Harry S.) Library Institute
Topics: Churchill, Truman & the "Iron Curtain" Speech, Television Program
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Twenty-four hours a day, the latest national and international stories as they break.
Topics: scotland, lucy, australia, mike, ireland, uk, england, japan, wales, singapore, carmen, christa,...
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Topics: astrazeneca, eu, biden, south africa, bbc news, uk, scotland, wuhan, auschwitz, eu, england,...
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Mercatus Center senior researcher Weifeng Zhong discussed Secretary of State Antony Blinken's recent talks with top Chinese officials and the future U.S.-China relations under the Biden administration. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: china, trump, biden, obama, anthony blinken, hong kong, taiwan
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Investigative reporter journalist Nicole LaPorte reported on the 2019 college admissions scandal. This virtual event was sponsored by Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, California. Sponsor: Vroman's Bookstore
Topics: Nicole LaPorte, "Guilty Admissions - The Bribes, Favors, and Phonies behind the College...
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The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L., a case out of Pennsylvania on whether public school officials can regulate students' off-campus social media content. This stems from a junior varsity cheerleading student who ranted on Snapchat about not making varsity. In the "snap" she and a friend are seen using the middle finger with profane text on the video. Another cheerleader saw it and alerted her mom, who is a cheerleading coach. B.L. was removed...
Topics: kagan, gorsuch, justics roberts, cole, kavanaugh, sotomayor, alito, barrett, petitioner, johnson,...
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Washington Post staff writer John Woodrow Cox reported on the effects of gun violence on children in America. He was interviewed by Teachers College, Columbia University health education associate professor and Mailman School of Public Health adjunct professor of Epidemiology Sonali Rajan. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: brown, jacob, columbine, biden, washington, chicago, baltimore, virginia, new york, obama
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[LIVE] Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) delivered the State of the State address in Lockhart. He declared "the state of our state is brimming with promise" and discussed the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Abbott also talked about job creation, helping small businesses, telemedicine, and access to broadband. Sponsor: State Capitol
Topics: texas, texas, houston
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The Senate continues work on H.R. 1319, the House-passed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief reconciliation bill.
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This was a conversation about portraying Abraham Lincoln on the stage. Ford's Theatre director Paul Tetreault talked with playwright Richard Hellesen who wrote "Necessary Sacrifices" -- a Ford's commissioned play about two meetings between Lincoln and abolitionist Frederick Douglass. They were joined by actors David Selby and Craig Wallace who played Lincoln and Douglass, respectively. Ford's Theatre provided this video. Sponsor: National Archives and Records Administration
Topics: The Presidency Portraying Abraham Lincoln, Television Program
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Robert Certain was a U.S. Air Force B-52 navigator during the Vietnam War. While on a bombing mission over Hanoi, his plane was shot down and he was captured by the North Vietnamese and held for 100 days. He described his time in captivity, including interrogations he endured and his living conditions. He also discussed his subsequent career as a chaplain and the therapy he received to help him deal with the trauma of his captivity.This interview is from the Veterans History Project, and was...
Topics: Oral Histories Vietnam War POW Robert Certain, Television Program
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The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate met in a joint session to begin counting the results of the Electoral College ballots for president and vice president in the 2020 election. The joint session went into recess after Republicans objected to the electoral votes in Arizona. Sponsor: U.S. Senate,U.S. House of Representatives
Topics: arizona, mr. pence, alabama, florida, pelosi, indiana, donald j. trump
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[LIVE] Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) holds a briefing on the state's response to the coronavirus and vaccine distribution. Sponsor: Washington (State) | Office of the Governor
Topics: inslee, washington, nick, shah, fehrenbach, u.k., pfizer, simone, lacey, keith, jerry, streuli
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OpenTheBooks.com founder Adam Andrzejewski discussed federal coronavirus response spending. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: california, chicago, house, white house, washington, florida, new york, irs, clayton, connecticut,...
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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) held a briefing on public safety efforts at the State Capitol. The governor was joined by law enforcement and other government officials who explained the goals to keep the capitol building secure and there is no current credible threat against the state. The governor also expressed his outrage over reports that the supposed reserve of the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine existed. He said the state was depending on this reserve and will have to adjust and use what...
Topics: minnesota, walz, fbi, d.c., washington, michigan, people 's house, cvs, walgreens, whitmer,...
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Attorney General Merrick Garland delivered remarks at the Justice Department announcing his agency was opening a civil investigation to assess the practices of the Minneapolis Police Department. At the start, Attorney General Garland provided reaction to the guilty verdict in the trial for Derek Chauvin, accused in the death of George Floyd. Sponsor: Department of Justice
Topics: minneapolis, george floyd, minnesota, nancy pelosi, donald trump
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University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Archivist Nicholas Graham discussed the university's founding, as well as its role in the growth of the city of Chapel Hill. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Local Content Vehicle
Topics: north carolina, georgia
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Days prior to leaving office President Clinton addressed the nation, reviewing the accomplishments of his presidency. While wishing President-Elect Bush well, he also spoke about the need to maintain fiscal responsibility, remain involved in the global community, and the importance of tolerance. Sponsor: White House
Topic: george w. bush
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Former White House Social Secretaries Jeremy Bernard and Lea Berman shared their thoughts on professional and public civility. Sponsor: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Topics: white house, washington, jeremy, obama, mrs. obama, bush, china, nsc, reagan, ronald reagan, jeremy...
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On the morning of August 9, 1974, President Richard Nixon delivered a farewell address to his cabinet and staff in the East Room of the White House. With impeachment and forcible removal from office looming because of the Watergate scandal, he had announced his resignation the evening before -- becoming the first president in U.S. history to voluntarily leave his post before the end of his term. The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum provided this video. Sponsor: White House
Topics: President Nixon Farewell to Staff, Television Program
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Since 2011, architect and historic preservationist Jobie Hill has been compiling a database of former slave dwellngs in the United States. Her interdisciplinary work includes architectural documentation, photography, interpretation and preservation of slave history. We visited Brandon Plantation in southern Virginia to learn about Jobie Hill's project and the work of Trimble Inc. to create laser scans of the plantation. Sponsor: C-SPAN | American History TV
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The superintendents of the country's three service academies testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense about efforts to modernize West Point, the Naval Academy and the Air Force Academy. The leaders of each of the academies answered various questions about how they are addressing issues such as the coronavirus pandemic, sexual assault and harassment, mental health and suicide prevention, diversifying employee and cadet populations, and modernizing facilities. Sponsor:...
Topics: naval academy, williams, clark, navy, annapolis, madame chair, united states military academy, mr....
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On January 3rd, 2021 more than 60 new members of Congress were sworn in to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. In the weeks since taking their oath, these members were a part of history. Their first few weeks included debating challenges to Electoral College votes, surviving an attack on the U.S. Capitol and voting on whether to impeach the President of the United States. Before these historical events, C-SPAN spoke to several new members about what brought them to Congress and what...
Topics: fallon, feenstra, nfl, owens, texas, miami, holtz, d.c., utah, washington, notre dame, iowa,...
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American history provides us with many examples of immoral behavior and corrupt activities. C-SPAN's Cities Tour shared stories of people around the country living on the edge of American morality. Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: california, sacramento, peoria, las vegas, beaumont, sammy davis, san francisco, las vegas,...
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[LIVE] The Urban Institute holds a discussion about providing support for immigrant families. Sponsor: Urban Institute, The
Topics: biden, mattel
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Senate Minority Leader McConnell congratulated new Majority Leader Schumer, before turning to talk about negotiations regarding a power-sharing agreement. He went on to criticize President Biden's actions and executive orders from his first day. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: biden, mr. smith, china, harris
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Vice President Kamala Harris met virtually with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to discuss immigration at the Southern Border and U.S.-Mexico relations. Sponsor: White House | Office of the Vice President
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