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this was a really, very intent international -- it was a huge vote for the united states. forget about diplomatic jihadists, but that sort of receded. you live this every day, do you think that is a reasonable view or not? >> i was thinking that it, you know, he my kind of every day interactions with muslim people i think people are relevant. know, anot about, you terrorist response, this is about an everyday, ordinary appreciation of muslims about guantanamo and what it stands for. i think it does have a -- it does have a very bad affect even if it is not pitching in at a very high level. >> i am scott, i work at human rights first and i am also a moon. certainly it is a friendly audience for what your purposes and i commend all of you for your arguments have.
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waste a lot of time banging our heads against the wall trying to figure out what we should be doing to move the ball down the field. if you are an advocacy organization, what would you say we should be doing to get this place closed with the next year, whether it is moving with the administration. myidealist you have from week and doing besides pushing what you guys a been doing and the like? deep pointeding in to which none of the sun is the deterioration and physical deterioration of the detainees. you know, from the very beginning until now, does this idea that they are super-powerful, super-human, super-dangerous. or you kidding? first of all they are crippled from this experience. and in custody in a hopeless situation is its own form of richard. ngl hasno journalist or
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taken on the job to say let's look at these as human beings are. on the same line, those who have gone back or homeowner wherever they have gone, there has been sporadic press about it. uruguay, who is in uruguay? best of these detainees have gone home, they have set the book, they don't want to talk to anybody, they don't want to be bothered. that does not include peter's point about what is happened, but it is important to know some reality out there. yes you will be accused of, you know, changing the facts or whatever. i think it is important to try and neither one of the story seems to be up there from my point of view. >> i think human rights played a really, youuse know, the idea -- i was talking toughnesshe idea that in times of crisis, you do with
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your principles, you avoid them off. together toughs military guys time into getting to say, our strength derives not tough,r wealth and being but from our supposed. that is, i think, that will continue to be the most up them think. believe me, if obama chided to close this in the middle of the election there would be held to. kelly would be yelling how we are weak, anti-american people and human rights comes and into that and you say no, you get john hudson. you know, you play a critical role and you have got to keep doing that in getting that out there. >> that is the same discussion i've been having since i got into the states a few days ago. significant tore me that the one thing we can push on this is the pr believe.
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-- prb. maybe we all need to talk about how we can make that a priority. >> thank you to our panel. it was wonderful. any observations before profit up? karen: i have one. not trying the leaders of 9/11 harmful beyond imagination to the ability of americans to get beyond the tragedy of 9/11 in it is not understood and you know, we don't really understand it. but my feeling is this deep, psychological, emotional, political damage from never be healed in any way until that trial takes place. so, that is another piece of guantanamo. >> thank you. >> thank you to the panel. thank you.
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[applause] announcer: on this weekend's newsmakers our guest is leon rodriguez. talks about the process for screening foreigners trying to enter the united states. rodriguez: you 8 million cases reviewed a year, so the feasibility the late of actually reviewing social media postings for every case may or may not make sense, but clearly there are areas where we would be focusing, either for countries or particular inclusion criteria. drag so as of now you have got syrian refugees.
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what percentage of the syrian refugee applicants have a social media presence with you? these specificw number, but we are moving to more and more applicants. the majority will have a social media check done on their cases. and the iraqis, because in the terms of what we have been seeing in these areas where there is some kind of heavy tiffany by isil or other terrorist groups, those are areas of particular concern. can watch that entire interview with leon rodriguez tomorrow on c-span. announcer: this weekend, the c-span cities where explores the history and literary culture of hartford, connecticut. discussion you learn about the atlantic slave
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trades. the significance the logbook said in telling new england's role in the slave trade. tags have this extraordinary opportunity to see day-by-day how life was lived aboard new england slave ships, to from connecticut. i came to the realization that these logbooks not maintained as i had thought idly son of an obscure connecticut farm about by the son of an aristocrat from new london. -- r >> throughout this moment of 1842, the george let incident, frederick auglaize, perhaps hearing him speak, the hutchinson's, you know, decided theyke that step in and will actually, the american
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anti-slavery meeting in 1840's, the common bus and little bit and they do this in very kind of formal meeting settings and they didn't poignantly. visit the they will home of harriet picture style and learn about her time in hartford worship was more than 30 books. >> she moved in with her husband who she married in 1836, he was 10 years older than her, a dresser of theology, retired. she moved in with a dog daughter's comic goes, in their 30's, she was in her 60's and her husband was in his 70's. harriet beecher star was still writing, she is pro-famous and she had inched that the close of fame in her 40's and now she's in her 60's and she was still writing to support the family.
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theinally, we will visit museum and learn about mark twain's success is when he lived in this home from 1874. >> marked and began looking into hartford as a place to settle with his young wife and new family. he fell in love with the city and was tickled to death. family,t us back to his mothers and fathers, said this place is beautiful. the family would come into the library after dinner, it was a special spot. our instance, the paintings on the wall and the next on the mental, they would ask for a story and the war was he had to and, with the cap ipv or a start there. they had certain rules. from there, he had to move across the mantle and incorporate each and every knickknack and not repeat himself into and the painting of
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emmaline. that would satisfied the girls. announcer: watched the c-span cities to on american history tv on c-span. .cs and cities working with our cable affiliates and visiting cities across the country. announcer: tonight on c-span, secretary of state john kerry talks about implementing the el-erian nuclear agreement. is followed by donald trump campaigning in new hampshire. and later, the legacy of martin luther king, jr.. >> the u.s. announced today that it is lifting sanctions against iran after the un's international atomic energy agency confirmed dead obligations had been meant under the agreement in july. it can't say


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