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tv   Aretha Franklin at the 2009 Presidential Inauguration Ceremony  CSPAN  August 16, 2018 2:31pm-2:38pm EDT

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>> of aretha franklin this morning in detroit. she was 76 years old. she sang at barack obama's presidential inauguration in 2009. [cheering] ♪ ♪ >> ♪ my country is of the, sweet
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land of liberty of thee i sing; land where my fathers died, land of the pilgrims' pride, from ev'ry mountainside let freedom ring! ♪ our fathers' god to thee, author of liberty, to thee we sing.
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long may our land be bright, with freedom's holy light, protect us by thy might, great god our king. let freedom ring! let it ring! oh, let it ring! let it ring! let it ring!
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♪ >> tonight at 8:00 p.m. on c-span, kissinger legrand at the senate finance committee hearing on paid family leave. wesley have been exploring hundred and could elect to receive paid leave benefits through social security. in return for receiving these benefits, participants would -- upon retirement. we are working through complexities but i'm hopeful we can craft a policy that would benefit most families and those
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who need it the most. affordable,lly about the cost of a cup of coffee a week. -- twobout to doubt dollars a week. it is not a great deal of money to know that if your mother is dying, you could be by her side or you have a new and and or special child and you can be there when needed. >> maggie haberman talks about covering the trump white house. >> the relationship between the white house and the press, more or less what you see watch one of the press he thinks. if you watch on television. they are combative. from whattransitioned has always been an adversarial nature in government into something more openly hostile. >> watch on c-span and c-span.org and listen on the free c-span radio app.
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>> also tonight on c-span, senate homeland security committee hearing this morning on unaccompanied children from human trafficking and abuse. you can watch that a 9:30 p.m. eastern. here on c-span. bert -- bret kavanaugh testifies on tuesday, september 4. grassley -- chuck grassley says he expects the hearing to last three or four days. you can watch the hearing live on our companion at work on c-span3 and also online at c-span.org or listen live on the c-span radio app. >> sunday night on eight -- at c-span's q&a, john talks about his book, apostles of revolution . jefferson, thomas payne, monroe, and the struggle against the old order in america and europe. >> if they could come back, and
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and see thatoday, the most important play on broadway now and for the past is a play that lionize is a play that lionize his alexander hamilton and vilifies jefferson and doors and see the amount distribution of wealth in the united states, and the amount of money in american politics today, they would see and fear that many of these things that are going on in the united states today bore an uncanny resemblance to the england they had revolted against. >> sunday night at 8:00 eastern on c-span's q&a. >> the senate judiciary committee met this morning to discuss a decision by the chairman to limit access to the writings and other

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