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The House Intelligence Committee held its third open hearing of the impeachment inquiry against President Trump. Lawmakers heard testimony from Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, National Security Council Director for Europe and Jennifer Williams, Russia and Europe adviser to Vice President Pence. Sponsor: House Select Intelligence Committee
Topics: ukraine, zelensky, trump, white house, russia, biden, bolton, vindman, hunter biden, morrison, ms....
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President Trump repeated his criticism of the impeachment inquiry and said he did not know the latest witness testifying, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman. His comments came during a Cabinet meeting at the White House where reporters were let in briefly. Other topics the president touched on included border security, the economy and his recent hospital visit over the weekend. Sponsor: White House
Topics: china, mexico, europe, taylor, nancy pelosi, patrick, russia
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FCC Chair Ajit Pai sat down for a conversation about 5G technology and competition at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC. He discussed the need for the United States to lead the world in the development of 5G technology, the importance to think about security now before a secure system is established, and how the implementation of 5g will impact the way we view the world. He was interviewed by the president and CEO of the Wilson Center, former Democratic Congresswoman Jane Harman. Following...
Topics: china, huawei, wilson, uk, fcc, beijing, washington, melissa, california, national security...
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) came to the floor to mark what would have been the 96th birthday of Sen. Ted Stevens, and to talk about Defense and Security in the Arctic. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: sullivan, stevens, ted stevens, europe, daniel k, marc randolph, netflix
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[LIVE] The Senate will resume debate on the nomination of Robert Luck, of Florida, to be U.S. Court of Appeals judge for the 11th Circuit which covers Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, mr. mcconnell, hong kong, mcconnell, florida, huawei, sullivan, china, ted stevens, ms....
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[LIVE] The Council on Foreign Relations holds a discussion on Brazil's Amazon rainforest and climate change concerns. Sponsor: Council on Foreign Relations
Topics: amazon, brazil, peter, norway, china, columbia, columbia, d.c., un, russia, europe, germany,...
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[LIVE] U.S. Space Commander Gen. John Raymond talks about building the U.S. Space Force. He is speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC. Sponsor: Center for Strategic and International Studies
Topics: navy, russia, raymond, nato, netflix, europe, csis, northcom, bruce willis, c-span, steve carell,...
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Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich offered his thoughts on the threats the U.S. faces from China. He was interviewed by the American Enterprise Institute's Oriana Mastro. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: china, trump, jinping, washington, india, italy, gorbachev, korea, white house, ronald reagan,...
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Former BP CEO John Browne shared his thoughts on progress and innovation. Sponsor: Houston Museum of Natural Science
Topics: houston, europe, browne, uk, john browne, china, united kingdom, at&t, carbon, hutchinson...
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Former BP CEO John Browne shared his thoughts on progress and innovation. Sponsor: Houston Museum of Natural Science
Topics: houston, uk, europe, john brown, washington, at&t, united kingdom, isaac, china
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Military historian Stephen Harding recounted a group of American aviators who escaped German-occupied France with the aid of French citizens in 1943. Sponsor: One More Page Books
Topics: france, paris, yvette, europe, germany, joe cornwell, joe, england, new york, napoleon, george,...
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Historian Richard Breitman recalled the efforts of Raymond Geist, an American consul in Berlin in the 1930s, to expedite visas for emigrants to the United States in the lead-up to World War II. Sponsor: Roosevelt (Franklin) Presidential Library and Museum
Topics: germany, berlin, hitler, einstein, roosevelt, raymond guist, washington, nazis, franklin roosevelt,...
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Tamim Ansary discussed his book about "the history of everything" spanning 50,000 years. Sponsor: Book Passage Bookstore
Topics: afghanistan, kabul, spain, europe, portland, virginia, france, china, charleston west virginia, cia
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Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) spoke about national security and geopolitical challenges at the Hudson Institute. In a seated conversation with Walter Russell Mead from the Wall Street Journal, several topics were discussed, including the United States' approach in the Indo-Pacific region, U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations, the growing emergence of China, and the upcoming U.S. visit of President Erdogan of Turkey. Sponsor: Hudson Institute
Topics: nato, iran, indiana, hudson, yemen, china, saudi arabia, washington, pacific, trump, europe, saudi...
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President Trump and Turkish President Erdogan held a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House. They talked about U.S.-Turkey relations, combating terrorism in the Middle East, and renewed trade talks. President Trump also announced that Turkey will release Turkish-American NASA scientist Serkan Golge, who has been detained in a Turkish prison on terrorism charges since a 2016 failed military coup in the country. While taking a few questions from the press, President Trump was...
Topics: turkey, syria, trump, erdogan, europe, nato, isis, dasch, pkk, ukraine, germany, france, china,...
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The House Intelligence Committee held its first open hearing of the impeachment inquiry against President Trump. Lawmakers heard testimony from William Taylor, acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine and George Kent, deputy assistant secretary of state. Both diplomats outlined their testimony from prior depositions. Sponsor: House Select Intelligence Committee
Topics: ukraine, zelensky, trump, white house, taylor, russia, giuliani, volker, biden, europe, bolton,...
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President Trump and Turkish President Erdogan held a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House. They talked about U.S.-Turkey relations, combating terrorism in the Middle East, and renewed trade talks. President Trump also announced that Turkey will release Turkish-American NASA scientist Serkan Golge, who has been detained in a Turkish prison on terrorism charges since a 2016 failed military coup in the country. While taking a few questions from the press, President Trump was...
Topics: turkey, syria, ukraine, isis, europe, germany, france, uk
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The Investigative Journal hosted a conference focusing on U.S.-Turkey relations. In this portion, the conversation focused on Turkish President Erdogan's agenda. Sponsor: Investigative Journal, The
Topics: turkey, syria, trump, nato, erdogan, egypt, white house, isis, al qaeda, cia, europe, george kent,...
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Sen. James Risch (R-ID), chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, spoke about China's economy and its political influences globally at an event hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Sponsor: Center for Strategic and International Studies
Topics: china, europe, nato, greece, iran, huawei, trump, syria, washington, white house, paris, africa,...
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Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) delivered remarks on foreign policy and participated in a discussion at the Center for a New American Security in Washington, DC. The senator discussed a range of foreign policy topics, focusing on the Chinese government's influence on nation states and global corporations. He also discussed the protests in Hong Kong and his recent trip to the region. Sponsor: Center for a New American Security
Topics: china, beijing, hong kong, russia, taiwan, turkey, pacific, europe, trump, missouri, syria, obama
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Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) spoke about national security and geopolitical challenges at the Hudson Institute. In a seated conversation with Walter Russell Mead from the Wall Street Journal, several topics were discussed, including the United States' approach in the Indo-Pacific region, U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations, the growing emergence of China, and the upcoming U.S. visit of President Erdogan of Turkey. Sponsor: Hudson Institute
Topics: nato, yemen, indiana, china, turkey, washington, iran, saudi arabia, lindsey graham, isis, europe,...
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FCC Chair Ajit Pai sat down for a conversation about 5G technology and competition at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC. He discussed the need for the United States to lead the world in the development of 5G technology, the importance to think about security now before a secure system is established, and how the implementation of 5g will impact the way we view the world. He was interviewed by the president and CEO of the Wilson Center, former Democratic Congresswoman Jane Harman. Following...
Topics: china, huawei, wilson, california, fcc, europe, beijing, washington, trump, egypt, united states...
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Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) spoke about national security and geopolitical challenges at the Hudson Institute. In a seated conversation with Walter Russell Mead from the Wall Street Journal, several topics were discussed, including the United States' approach in the Indo-Pacific region, U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations, the growing emergence of China, and the upcoming U.S. visit of President Erdogan of Turkey. Sponsor: Hudson Institute
Topics: nato, indiana, china, yemen, turkey, saudi arabia, washington, iran, lindsey graham, isis, europe,...
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FCC Chair Ajit Pai sat down for a conversation about 5G technology and competition at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC. He discussed the need for the United States to lead the world in the development of 5G technology, the importance to think about security now before a secure system is established, and how the implementation of 5g will impact the way we view the world. He was interviewed by the president and CEO of the Wilson Center, former Democratic Congresswoman Jane Harman. Following...
Topics: china, huawei, wilson, washington, california, fcc, europe, trump, beijing, egypt, united states...
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The Investigative Journal hosted a conference focusing on U.S.-Turkey relations. In this portion, the conversation focused on Turkish President Erdogan's agenda. Sponsor: The Investigative Journal
Topics: erdogan, turkey, syria, nato, trump, al qaeda, cia, isis, washington, kushner, germany, white...
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[LIVE] Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) talks about national security and geopolitical challenges at the Hudson Institute. Sponsor: Hudson Institute
Topics: nato, hudson, china, yemen, iran, indiana, erdogan, trump, hudson institute, lindsey graham,...
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The Investigative Journal hosted a conference focusing on U.S.-Turkey relations. In this portion, the conversation focused on Turkey's intelligence operations and its recent military operations in Syria. Sponsor: The Investigative Journal
Topics: turkey, erdogan, syria, isis, trump, russia, nato, washington, assad, david, iran, europe, white...
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Holocaust survivor Irene Butter reflected on her childhood, being imprisoned in two concentration camps during World War II, and her arrival to the United States in 1945. Sponsor: Museum of Jewish Heritage
Topics: germany, bergen-belsen, nazis, switzerland, berlin, amsterdam, auschwitz, algiers, europe, romania,...
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Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich offered his thoughts on the threats the U.S. faces from China. He was interviewed by the American Enterprise Institute's Oriana Mastro. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: china, trump, russia, hong kong, india, kremlin, ronald reagan, washington, europe, gorbachev,...
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Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich offered his thoughts on the threats the U.S. faces from China. He was interviewed by the American Enterprise Institute's Oriana Mastro. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: china, trump, russia, italy, kremlin, washington, reagan, hong kong, pentagon, gorbachev, europe,...
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Tamim Ansary discussed his book about "the history of everything" spanning 50,000 years. Sponsor: Book Passage Bookstore
Topics: afghanistan, spain, china, europe, mesopotamia, kabul, new york
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Harvard University professor Lizabeth Cohen looked at American urban policy in the forty years following World War II through the life of urban planner Edward Logue, who was instrumental in the redevelopment of Boston and portions of New York City. Sponsor: Massachusetts Historical Society
Topics: boston, new york, rockefeller, washington, udc, kevin white, india, collins, frank, europe, new...
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Journalist Azadeh Moaveni talked about how women from around the world are recruited by ISIS and the experiences these women have after joining. Sponsor: Solid State Books
Topics: isis, europe, syria, uk, tunisia, london, turkey, iraq, indonesia, new york
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Mary Elise Sarotte talked about her book, "The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall," about the collapse of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. In her book, the author reports that the opening of the wall was an accident, a combination of miscommunication by the East German government and the efforts of citizens from East and West Berlin. Mary Elise Sarotte spoke at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Sponsor: Porter Square Books
Topics: berlin, germany, europe, harold yeager, ronald reagan, czechoslovakia, george h. w. bush,...
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Allison Stanger, international politics and economics professor at Middlebury College, provided a history of American whistleblowers and argued for their necessity to ensure a vital democracy. Sponsor: Book Stall Bookstore
Topics: europe, ukraine, edward snowden, nsa, malta, trump, enron, arthur harris, parson, snowden, britain,...
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Book TV presented coverage of the 40th annual American Book Awards that recognizes "outstanding literary achievement from the entire spectrum of America's diverse literary community." Sponsor: San Francisco Public Library
Topics: california, columbus, china, john nakata, san francisco, nathan, justin, virginia, obama, jenni,...
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Washington Examiner senior political analyst Michael Barone looked at political parties in the U.S. Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute
Topics: michael, donald trump, washington, patrick, california, jackson, michael barone, obama, bernie...
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The Cato Institute's John Glaser, Christopher Preble, and Trevor Thrall provided a critical assessment of President Trump's foreign policy. Sponsor: Cato Institute
Topics: syria, china, trump, donald trump, trevor, nato, heather, chris, russia, afghanistan, europe,...
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Russell Travers, acting director of the National Counterterrorism Center, discussed counterterrorism policy at the Washington Institute. Mr. Travers covered several topics, including current threats, resources and preventing terrorist attacks. Sponsor: Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Topics: syria, isis, iraq, fbi, hal qaeda, al qaeda, russell, new zealand, brussels, turkey, washington,...
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James Baker, former Secretary of State & White House Chief of Staff under Ronald Reagan, was among the speakers at an event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall which occurred on November 9, 1989. Several former White House officials and others who served during that time talked about the state of foreign affairs and what led to the fall of the wall. Former Reagan speechwriter Peter Robinson talked about the internal debate in adding the now-famous line...
Topics: berlin, reagan, germany, gorbachev, bush, ronald reagan, baker, charlie, white house, russia,...
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Russell Travers, acting director of the National Counterterrorism Center, discussed counterterrorism policy at the Washington Institute. Mr. Travers covered several topics, including current threats, resources and preventing terrorist attacks. Sponsor: Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Topics: syria, isis, iraq, fbi, hal qaeda, al qaeda, russell, new zealand, brussels, turkey, washington,...
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James Baker, former Secretary of State & White House Chief of Staff under Ronald Reagan, was among the speakers at an event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall which occurred on November 9, 1989. Several former White House officials and others who served during that time talked about the state of foreign affairs and what led to the fall of the wall. Former Reagan speechwriter Peter Robinson talked about the internal debate in adding the now-famous line...
Topics: berlin, reagan, germany, gorbachev, bush, ronald reagan, baker, charlie, white house, russia,...
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[LIVE] Russell Travers, acting director of the National Counterterrorism Center, discusses counterterrorism policy at the Washington Institute. Sponsor: Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Topics: isis, syria, iraq, fbi, paris, russell, europe, new zealand, brussels, national security council,...
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Current and former government officials spoke at the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence conference in Washington, DC. During this portion, foreign affairs experts, including former Obama administration Defense Under Secretary Michele Flournoy and former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, discussed how the world is approaching the growth of artificial intelligence in the world and the importance for the U.S. to lead on it's growth and implementation while...
Topics: nato, china, europe, russia, huawei, washington, silicon valley, d.c., dod, academia, germany,...
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Miguel Fraga, first secretary of the Cuban Embassy in Washington DC, spoke about current U.S.-Cuba relations at an event hosted by the Institute for Policy Studies. He talked about the impact of the U.S. embargo, the changes on the island over the last five years, pop culture and media influences, and how Cubans perceived foreign policy in the United States. Mr. Fraga referenced the U.N. General Assembly resolution that was happening during his presentation, which called for the end of the...
Topics: cuba, united nations, china, venezuela, obama, cia, bolton, havana, canada, brazil, florida, fbi,...
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James Baker, former Secretary of State & White House Chief of Staff under Ronald Reagan, was among the speakers at an event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall which occurred on November 9, 1989. Several former White House officials and others who served during that time talked about the state of foreign affairs and what led to the fall of the wall. Former Reagan speechwriter Peter Robinson talked about the internal debate in adding the now-famous line...
Topics: berlin, germany, bush, reagan, gorbachev, ronald reagan, white house, charlie, baker, soviet union,...
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Current and former government officials spoke at the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence conference in Washington, DC. During this portion, foreign affairs experts, including former Obama administration Defense Under Secretary Michele Flournoy and former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, discussed how the world is approaching the growth of artificial intelligence in the world and the importance for the U.S. to lead on it's growth and implementation while...
Topics: nato, china, europe, russia, chris, silicon valley, kissinger, huawei, michelle, andrea, germany,...
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[LIVE] The Senate will resume debate on the nomination of David Tapp to be a judge for a fifteen year term on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims which hears monetary claims cases against the U.S. government. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: turkey, erdogan, trump, nato, syria, washington, maryland, debbie smith, isis, burton, mr. cardin,...
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New America held a discussion on combating extremism and domestic terrorism. Panelists included a former intelligence analysis director with the New York Police Department and a former leader of a Neo-Nazi group called the National Socialist Movement. Sponsor: New America
Topics: jesse, jeff, mitch, fbi, melissa, isis, new america, europe, al qaeda, canada, brad galloway,...
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New America held a discussion on combating extremism and domestic terrorism. Panelists included a former intelligence analysis director with the New York Police Department and a former leader of a Neo-Nazi group called the National Socialist Movement. Sponsor: New America
Topics: new america, jesse, new york, fbi, canada, europe, white supremacist
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[LIVE] New America holds a discussion on combating extremism and terrorism. Sponsor: New America
Topics: mitch, jesse, isis, jeff, europe, ukraine, fbi, new america, al qaeda, mississippi, canada,...
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The C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Laramie, Wyoming to feature local authors.
Topics: wyoming, laramie, j. c. penney, penney, canada, missouri, new york, oklahoma, texas, edward...
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Biographer Benjamin Moser recounted the life of the late public intellectual Susan Sontag. Sponsor: City University of New York | Leon Levy Center for Biography
Topics: sontag, susan sontag, new york, annie, vietnam, brenda, california, france, hanoi, susan, berlin,...
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Farah Pandith discussed how to stop the spread of Islamic extremist ideology and violence. She spoke at the Wisconsin Book Festival in Madison. Sponsor: Wisconsin Book Festival
Topics: hannah, bosnia, saudi arabia, europe, hillary clinton, madison, farah, sarah, saudi arabia, bush,...
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Andrew Bacevich ("The Age of Illusions: How America Squandered Its Cold War Victory") and Stephen Walt ("The Hell of Good Intentions") talked about the use and limits of American power around the world. Sponsor: Boston Book Festival
Topics: russia, china, steve, israel, europe, nato, afghanistan, germany, iraq, mitch mcconnell, asia,...
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Historian Kevin Levin provided research that refutes the claims that some African Americans served freely in the Confederate Army. Sponsor: Massachusetts Historical Society
Topics: silas, confederacy, everhardt, peter, virginia, south carolina, robert e. lee, andrew, tampa,...
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Russian investigative journalists Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan recounted the mass emigration of Russians during the late 19th century, who were often utilized as intelligent assets by the Kremlin. The authors also reported that many in the émigré population, the third largest diaspora in the world, put their lives in peril by challenging the government. Sponsor: Columbia University
Topics: new york, russia, kremlin, moscow, irina, soviet union, putin, andrei, munich, washington, europe,...
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William Daugherty, discusses his book, "In the Shadow of the Ayatollah: A CIA Hostage in Iran," at the 10th annual Savannah Book Festival in Savannah, Georgia. Sponsor: Savannah Book Festival
Topics: iran, tehran, william daugherty, south africa, california, georgia, russia, europe, julia, persian...
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The World Resources Institute, along with the Environmental and Energy Study Institute, co-hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss the Global Commission on Adaptation's climate change report. The panel discussed climate change impacts on the U.S. and around the globe, how best to help the federal government adapt to new and helpful policies, and how climate change impacts both the public and private sectors. Sponsor: World Resources Institute,Environmental and Energy Study Institute
Topics: sec, miami, europe, china, boston, louisiana, doug mason, sam medlock
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Acting Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Ken Cuccinelli acknowledged he alone, made the decision in August 2019 to stop processing deferred action for deportation of critically ill children and their families. His comments came as he testified before the House Oversight Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. The director also said if he had to do it over he would not have included pending applications in the policy change. Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
Topics: uscis, uscis, cummings, mr. cucinelli, julia, mr. cuccinelli, europe, massachusetts, ken...
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[LIVE] The Senate continues work on a 2020 spending package. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, mcconnell, north carolina, syria, isis, washington, turkey, montana, kay, erdogan, kay...
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FBI Director Chris Wray, outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan and other officials testified on countering global threats before the House Homeland Security Committee. This was part two of a hearing examining this issue. Several members asked about domestic terrorism, the president's immigration policy, election security in 2020, and the death of of ISIS leader Al Baghdadi. Members also stressed the need to fill key department roles with permanent leaders. They also thanked...
Topics: fbi, isis, mexico, russia, china, europe, texas, al qaeda, syria, iran, north korea, thompson,...
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FBI Director Chris Wray, outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan and other officials testified on countering global threats before the House Homeland Security Committee. This was part two of a hearing examining this issue. Several members asked about domestic terrorism, the president's immigration policy, election security in 2020, and the death of of ISIS leader Al Baghdadi. Members also stressed the need to fill key department roles with permanent leaders. They also thanked...
Topics: fbi, isis, mexico, russia, china, europe, texas, syria, al qaeda, iran, thompson, north korea,...
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The Council on Foreign Relations held a discussion in Washington DC on the future of U.S.-Turkey relations. Panelists discussed the relationship between the two countries and the recent decision by the Trump administration to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria. Sponsor: Council on Foreign Relations
Topics: turkey, syria, nato, russia, erdogan, washington, europe, pkk, trump, boeing
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Allison Stanger, international politics and economics professor at Middlebury College, provided a history of American whistleblowers and argued for their necessity to ensure a vital democracy. Sponsor: Book Stall Bookstore
Topics: europe, ukraine, washington, malta, edward snowden, vermont, trump, britain, nsa, arthur harris
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Atkinson provided a history of the Revolutionary War. He discussed his book and took viewer phone calls from the 19th annual National Book Festival in Washington, DC. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV,National Book Festival
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Stephen Kinzer talked about the work of Sidney Gottlieb (1918-1999), the head of the CIA's MK-ULTRA mind control program that was dissolved in the mid-1970s. Sponsor: Commonwealth Club of California
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Allison Stanger, international politics and economics professor at Middlebury College, provided a history of American whistleblowers and argued for their necessity to ensure a vital democracy. Sponsor: Book Stall Bookstore
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[LIVE] Book TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. Sponsor: Texas Book Festival
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The Council on Foreign Relations held a discussion in Washington DC on the future of U.S.-Turkey relations. Panelists discussed the relationship between the two countries and the recent decision by the Trump administration to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria. Sponsor: Council on Foreign Relations
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The Council on Foreign Relations held a discussion in Washington DC on the future of U.S.-Turkey relations. Panelists discussed the relationship between the two countries and the recent decision by the Trump administration to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria. Sponsor: Council on Foreign Relations
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the Trump administration's foreign policy at an event hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC. "Our administration inherited a mess," he said referring to the conflict in Syria. He went on to argue that the country is "in a better place" after President Trump decided to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria. The secretary also addressed China and Iran. Following his remarks, he took a handful of questions. Sponsor:...
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Space agency leaders from the United States, Russia, India, Europe and Japan participated in a press conference at the International Astronautical Congress held at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. The agency heads, including NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and European Space Agency (ESA) Director General Johann-Dietrich Woerner, discussed how the international community is collaborating on a number of current and future space projects. They talked about long-term plans for...
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Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the House Financial Services Committee on his company's impact on the financial services industry and the housing sector. Mr. Zuckerberg fielded questions on Facebook's proposed digital currency, Libra, as well as a number of other issues, including data privacy, content moderation, political advertising and preventing foreign influence in elections. This was the first part of the hearing before the committee took a break. Sponsor:...
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[LIVE] Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discusses the Trump administration's approach to foreign policy at an event hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC. Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
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