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[LIVE] Sean Spicer briefed reporters and responded to their questions at his daily briefing. People: Sean Spicer Sponsor: White House
Topics: Sean Spicer, Trump Administration, Executive Branch, Homeland Security, Russia
Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2017/05/09/trumps-pointing-of-the-finger-at-obama-for-failing-to-vet-flynn/?utm_term=.2618eb5db138
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[LIVE] Senate meets at 10am to continue work on nominations Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: nebraska, washington, r.t. america, arkansas, mr. robb, trump, virginia, russia, oregon, ryan,...
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[LIVE] Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: murray, alexander, united states air force, minnesota, mr. durbin, new york, washington, mr....
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[LIVE] President Trump and his Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos, spoke to reporters at the White House and responded to questions on a range of issues. People: Juan Manuel Santos; Donald J. Trump Sponsor: White House
Topics: fbi, santos, venezuela, russia, trump, rosenstein, colombia, israel, columbia, robert muller
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[LIVE] The Senate reconvened following members' weekly party caucus lunches and resumed consideration of former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson's nomination to be secretary of State. Earlier, Senators confirmed Elaine Chao to be Transportation secretary. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. tillerson, russia, trump, nato, sarah, washington, isis, mr. cardin, mexico, syria, new york,...
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[LIVE] At the top of the daily White House briefing, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke about a series of sanctions levied against Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami, who was found by U.S. investigators to be involved in a multinational drug trafficking operation. Then, Press Secretary Sean Spicer answered questions primarily related to the resignation of General Michael Flynn as President Trump's national security adviser. Mr. Spicer insisted the president asked for the...
Topics: Sean Spicer, Trump Administration, Executive Branch, Russia, Sanctions
Source: http://www.factcheck.org/2017/02/trump-spins-flynn-facts/
[LIVE] At the top of the daily White House briefing, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke about a series of sanctions levied against Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami, who was found by U.S. investigators to be involved in a multinational drug trafficking operation. Then, Press Secretary Sean Spicer answered questions primarily related to the resignation of General Michael Flynn as President Trump's national security adviser. Mr. Spicer insisted the president asked for the...
Topics: Sean Spicer, Trump Administration, Executive Branch, Russia, Sanctions
Source: http://www.factcheck.org/2017/02/trump-spins-flynn-facts/
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Panelists talked about combating anti-Semitism and hate crimes in the U.S. According to a recent Anti-Defamation League (ADL) report, anti-Semitic incidents had increased by 34 percent in 2016 and by 86 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Other topics addressed included the harassment of Jewish reporters during the presidential campaign and anti-Semitic messages on social media. This program was part of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) held their National Leadership Summit. Sponsor:...
Topics: israel, england, whitefish, richard spencer, montana, new york, tonya, new jersey, florida,...
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[LIVE] Senate Democrats spoke about Republican plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, california, alaska, brock, fema, mr. schumer, madam, indiana, madam, obamacare, mr....
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[LIVE] At the top of the daily White House briefing, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke about a series of sanctions levied against Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami, who was found by U.S. investigators to be involved in a multinational drug trafficking operation. Then, Press Secretary Sean Spicer answered questions primarily related to the resignation of General Michael Flynn as President Trump's national security adviser. Mr. Spicer insisted the president asked for the...
Topics: flynn, russia, mnuchin, north korea, crimea, u.n., john, obama administration, north carolina,...
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Charles Campisi talked about his book, Blue on Blue: An Insider's Story of Good Cops Catching Bad Cops, about his work in the NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau to investigate corruption within the force. Chief Campisi is the second longest serving member of the Internal Affairs Bureau and served under four police commissioners during his tenure. He is interviewed by former NYPD officer Corey Pegues. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: new york, ray kelly, brooklyn, unprosecutable, washington, giuliani, brownsville, blasio
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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly defended President Trump's proposed budget cuts for his department at a House Appropriations Subcommitee hearing. He told members that state and local governments are more prepared to deal with national security issues since 9-11 having the personnel in place to deal with a potential crisis without federal counterterrorism funding.
Topics: new york, fema, dhs, mexico, ms. lowey, texas, el salvador, jay johnson, honduras, trump, kelly,...
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White House incoming press secretary Sarah Sanders addresses the departure of Anthony Scaramucci as the communications director saying "he does not have a role at this time in the Trump administration.". Sarah Sanders says that President Trump felt Scaramucci's comments in the New Yorker interview were "inappropriate" and didn't want to burden John Kelly with that chain of command. People: H.R. McMaster; Steven T. Mnuchin; Sarah Huckabee Sanders Sponsor: White House
Topics: venezuela, anthony scaramucci, maduro, anthony, ukraine, mcmaster, russia, europe, michie, south...
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[LIVE] President Trump and members of Congress deliver remarks at the 65th annual National Prayer Breakfast. People: Donald J. Trump Sponsor: National Prayer Breakfast Committee,White House Travel | DC Event
Topics: heaven, lord, barry, washington, god, jesus, mr. trump, nebuchadnezzar, daniel, solomon, d.c.,...
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[LIVE] Sean Spicer briefed reporters and responded to their questions at his daily briefing. People: Sean Spicer Sponsor: White House
Topics: flynn, afghanistan, sally yates, obama, isis, obama administration, canada, russia, mr. kushner,...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) criticized the newly released GOP tax reform plan. He said it doesn't embody what Republicans and the president have been saying to the public about tax relief for the middle class. Sen. Schumer and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) talked about their concerns and others at a news conference on Capitol Hill. People: Ron Wyden; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: new york, schumer, wyden, california
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Names of the victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Flight 93 were read at a 16th anniversary remembrance ceremony in New York City. Sponsor: National September 11 Memorial and Museum
Topics: jr., florida, jr., steve, heaven, new york, deepa pakala, stephen, brian christopher hickey,...
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President Trump held a joint news conference with the South Korean president in Seoul where he answered questions on North Korea and gun control policy in the wake of the mass shooting in Texas. President Trump urged North Korea to "come to the table and make a deal." Later, when asked about gun control policy, the president suggested that tougher vetting would not have stopped the gunman who killed 26 people inside a Texas church and that because of the actions of a "brave...
Topics: korea, south korea, north korea, trump, china, russia, korea, asia, donald trump, korean peninsula,...
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House and Senate Democratic leaders held a news conference to discuss the House GOP's tax reform proposal. They said the proposal offered too many tax breaks to corporations and rich individuals at the expense of low- and middle-income taxpayers, and predicted the legislation wouldn't pass through the House and Senate by regular order. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | House Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: california, new york, washington, schumer
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed debate on the nomination of Rachel Brand to be associate attorney general. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: russia, mr. mcconnell, alaska, flynn, washington, trump, obamacare, oklahoma, rosenstein,...
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed debate on Rod Rosenstein's nomination to be deputy attorney general. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. rosenstein, maryland, illinois, rosenstein, russia, baltimore, delaware, bailey, nebraska,...
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President Trump delivered remarks at an economic strategy and policy forum in the State Dining Room at the White House. He said his administration would roll back the Dodd-Frank Act. The president also discussed the economy and the January 2017 employment numbers the meeting with his economic advisory council. January's employment numbers showed the economy had added 227,000 jobs with a 4.8 percent unemployment rate. Stephen Schwarzman of the Blackstone Group and representatives from IBM,...
Topics: california, washington, wilbur, jack wells, tehran
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Noam Chomsky talked about his book Requiem for the American Dream: The 10 Principles of Concentration of Wealth and Power, in which he takes a critical look at income inequality and concentrated wealth in the United States today. He was interviewed by Amy Goodman. People: Amy Goodman; Noam Chomsky Sponsor: Harvard Book Store
Topics: north korea, syria, europe, noam chomsky, china, paris, amy goodman, chomsky, russia, iran, israel,...
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Timothy Tyson talked about his book The Blood of Emmett Till, in which he recalls the life and death of Emmett Till, a fourteen-year old African-American, who was tortured and killed in Mississippi in 1955. People: Tom Campbell; Timothy B. Tyson Sponsor: Regulator Bookshop
Topics: chicago, emmett, north carolina, carolina, u.s. russia, tim tyson, unc
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[LIVE] The Senate convened for a legislative session. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: donald trump, islam, washington, isis, trump, mohammed, iraq, new jersey, syria, sally yates,...
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President-elect Donald Trump held his first news conference since July 2016 and the November election. He covered a wide range of issues, including Russian hacking, repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, building a wall on the Mexican border and the release of an unsubstantiated dossier reported on by CNN and Buzzfeed. He told reporters he thinks Russia was involved in the hacking but added the U.S. has also been hacked by other countries. Mr. Trump announced that the current...
Topics: russia, mexico, donald trump, china, eric, lindsey graham, michael cohn, trump, prague, michigan,...
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C-SPAN looks back at the opening statements of all eight current Supreme Court Justices at their confirmation hearings. The program also includes remarks by Senators who introduced the nominees. People: Chuck Schumer; Christine Todd Whitman Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: sacramento, clarence thomas, kennedy, new york, san francisco, john roberts, george h. w. bush,...
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The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on immigration fraud using K-1 visas. A K-1 visa allows a non-U.S. citizen to enter the U.S. and marry a citizen within 90 days. Witnesses included victims of fiancé visa and officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the State Department. The San Bernadino, California shooter who killed 14 people entered the country using a K-1 visa. Sponsor: Senate Judiciary Committee
Topics: pakistan, uscis, feinstein, uscis, mister neufeld, grassley, san bernardino, mister, mister emrich,...
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed debate on former Senator Dan Coats' nomination to be director of national intelligence Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, texas, neil gorsuch, dan, the f.b.i., russia, feinstein, grassley, mr. wyden, mr....
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[LIVE] the Senate resumed consideration of former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson's nomination to be secretary of state. A confirmation vote was expected in the afternoon. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, mr. tillerson, trump, obama, madam, mrs. devos, mr. schumer, russia, neil gorsuch,...
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[LIVE] White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders holds a press briefing. Sponsor: White House
Topics: north korea, roy moore, china, alabama, u.n., sarah, korea, ucla, michigan, sarah, haley, russia,...
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[LIVE] The Senate voted to invoke the so-called "nuclear option," thereby changing Senate rules to require a simple majority vote to limit debate on Supreme Court nominations, instead of the 60-vote threshold. Senators then voted to limit debate. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, mr. schumer, neil gorsuch, mcconnell, obama, merrick garland, mr. grassley, mr. durbin,...
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Annie Jacobsen talked about her life and career and responded to viewer comments and questions. Ms. Jacobsen is the author of Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base, Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America, The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency, and Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government's Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and...
Topics: pentagon, annie jacobsen, mitchell, cia, geller, nasa, esp, psychokinesis, edgar mitchell,...
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[LIVE] The Senate voted 81 to 17 to pass a waiver for General James Mattis to serve as defense secretary in the Donald Trump administration. People: Mitch McConnell Jr.; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mccain, mr. mcconnell, mr. merkley, oregon, washington, mr. tillerson, obamacare, mr....
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Professor John Pfaff talked about his book Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration-and How to Achieve Real Reform, in which he examines the impact of criminal justice reforms on prisons and mass incarceration. In his book, Professor Pfaff argues that reforms should include placing more emphasis on regulating prosecutors, rethinking incarceration for violent crime offenders, and examining why some people become violent as part of the solution to reducing the prison population. Sponsor:...
Topics: new york, california, chicago, new york city, louisiana, maryland, vermont, john pfaff, north...
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[LIVE] M. Homayun Qayoumi, chief adviser to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, talked about the future of Afghanistan, including the country's infrastructure projects. Sponsor: Center for Strategic and International Studies
Topics: afghanistan, pakistan, india, china, afghanistan, russia, turkmenistan, washington, kabul, isis,...
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Former Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee about his nomination to be energy secretary. Mr. Perry addressed his past comments about wanting to eliminate the Energy Department saying, "after being briefed on so many of the vital functions of the Department of Energy, I regret recommending its elimination." Committee members questioned the energy secretary nominee on such issues as nuclear waste disposal, security of the...
Topics: texas, perry, colorado, china, montana, nevada, alaska, stabenow, west virginia, obama, houston,...
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Dave Barry talked about his life and career and responded to viewer comments and questions. Mr. Barry is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and columnist, who wrote a nationally syndicated humor column for the Miami Herald from 1983 to 2005. Mr. Barry has written more than 30 books, including Dave Barry Slept Here and Best. State. Ever. People: Dave Barry; Peter Slen Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: florida, dave barry, miami, washington, russia, dave, new york, brazil, donald trump, north dakota,...
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed debate on Rod Rosenstein's nomination to be deputy attorney general. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. rosenstein, china, obama, russia, michigan, trump, maryland, yates, obama administration,...
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Jack Barsky talked about his book, Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a KGB Spy in America, about his life as a KGB spy operating in the U.S. during the late 1970s and 1980s and his eventual rejection of the Soviet Union. Mr. Barsky was interviewed by Vince Houghton. People: Jack Barsky; Vince Houghton Sponsor: International Spy Museum
Topics: kgb, fbi, jack barsky, moscow, berlin, nazis, new york
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Camille Paglia talked about her compilation of essays, Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism, in which explores feminism and empowering men and women. People: Camille Paglia; Rick Simonson Sponsor: Seattle Public Library
Topics: etc., foucault, italy, camille paglia, madonna, new york, amelia ehrhardt, lenny bruce, seattle,...
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The Congressional Black Caucus held a ceremonial swearing-in to honor current and newly-elected members. Representative Cedric Richmond (D-LA) was sworn in as the new CBC chair to replace Representative. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) . The ceremony included remarks from House Democratic leadership members, a presentation of colors, and musical performances. Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Topics: richmond, cedric, stephanie jordan, louisiana, butterfield, washington, texas, florida, california,...
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[LIVE] Senate meets at 10am to continue work on nomination of Steven Bradbury to be Transportation Dept. General Counsel. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: yemen, illinois, china, klobuchar, mr. bradbury, new york, mr. durbin, daca, minnesota, obama...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) responded to reporters questions at his weekly briefing on his party's legislative agenda. He said that Republican priorities for the 115th Congress included regulatory reform and repealing and replacing President Obama's health care law. Other topics included Russia's role in election-year hacking. People: Paul D. Ryan Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | House Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: russia, obama
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Sam Sorbo talked about her book, They're Your Kids: An Inspirational Journey from Self-Doubter to Home School Advocate. She was interviewed at FreedomFest, one of the largest libertarian conferences in the country. People: Peter Slen; Sam Sorbo Sponsor: FreedomFest
Topics: sam sorbo, tavi, new york, shane, hercules
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[LIVE] The Senate confirmed the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to be an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, neil gorsuch, mr. mcconnell, dr. wilson, iowa, donald trump, syria, obama, mcconnell,...
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Brad Ricca talked about his book Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation, in which he recalls the life of Grace Humiston, the first female U.S. district attorney and first female consulting detective to the New York Police Department. Sponsor: Hudson Library and Historical Society
Topics: krohn, kochi, new york, mrs. sherlock holmes, sherlock holmes, phillipa, krueger, brad ricca,...
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Book TV presented coverage of the 2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards. The award is presented each year to honor the best books published in the United States according to the organization, which is composed of nearly 600 critics. Sponsor: New School University
Topics: john leonard, margaret, berlin, margaret atwood, ishion hutchinson, carol anderson, michelle dean,...
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Robert Edsel recalled the Allied forces who were tasked with recovering European cultural artificats stolen by the Nazis during World War II. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: italy, nazis, germany, europe, benghazi, dallas, adolph hitler, poland, louvre, france, george...
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[LIVE] Author and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about his life and career and responds to viewer phone calls and tweets. Mr. Tyson, the director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, is the author of many books, including Welcome to the Universe and Death by Black Hole. His most recent book is Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. People: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Peter Slen Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: neil degrasse tyson, nasa, mars, new york, dr. tyson, mars, einstein, universe, pluto, texas,...
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Thomas Friedman talked about his book Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations, in which he discusses how technology and globalization is accelerating and transforming how people do things in their everyday lives, from work to play. People: Thomas L. Friedman; Bradley Graham Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore,Sixth and I Historic Synagogue
Topics: moore, cyberspace, at&t, minneapolis, st. louis park, watson, donald trump, mr. friedman, new...
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The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation hosted a race and education panel discussion at their annual legislative conference in Washington, DC. Panelists included members of Congress, education advocates, students, and former Department of Education officials. Topics included improving the public education system in urban areas, desegregating schools, and access to higher education. Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Topics: brown, virginia, bobby scott, florida, scott, chicago, selma, alabama, melanie, danny davis, bobby,...
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[LIVE] Scott Pruitt testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in the Trump administration. Sponsor: Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
Topics: epa, oklahoma, mercury, mr. pruitt, scott pruitt, pruitt, carper, devon, michigan, california,...
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Gerald Horne, professor of history at the University of Houston, talked about two new books on the history of the African American struggle for civil rights. In "Storming the Heavens," he describes the early efforts by African Americans to gain the right to fly planes. In "The Rise & Fall of the Associated Negro Press," he tells the story of the influential African American news agency that existed from 1919 to 1964. Sponsor: Eso Won Books
Topics: haiti, north korea, ethiopia, california, cuba, washington, africa, chicago, frank marshall davis,...
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A Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee held a hearing on infrastructure financing and safe drinking water. Members heard from representatives of a local utility and metropolitan planning board on their recommendations for funding and modernizing the nation's water systems. A resident of Arkansas also talked about his family's problems getting access to safe drinking water and the help he received from a rural government assistance program that installed well systems in his...
Topics: chicago, mr. frazee, arkansas, boozman, illinois, south dakota, booker, new jersey, maryland, mr....
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke with Mike Allen, co-founder of Axios. He provided an update on the president's trade agenda, saying NAFTA would be the first major agreement to get reviewed. In addition, Secretary Mnuchin said he was optimistic about passing the health care law replacement legislation and comprehensive tax reform. He also spoke about his relationship with President Trump, infrastructure investment, and cybersecurity in the financial sector. People: Mike Allen; Steven T....
Topics: new york, washington, mexico, california, berlin, apple, trump, nafta, s&p, london, mnuchin,...
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Garry Kasparov talked about his book Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins, in which he discusses the future of artificial intelligence and how it impacts people. People: Garry Kasparov; Holly Kernan Sponsor: Commonwealth Club of California
Topics: russia, isis, europe, moscow, vietnam, syria, kgb, hollywood, france, poland, crimea, assad
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Brave New Films and three women who have accused President Trump of sexual misconduct called on Congress to investigate allegations. During a news conference all said the president should be held accountable for his actions. Brave New Films is a progressive video company based in California. They've created a film entitled "16 Women and Donald Trump."
Topics: donald trump, mr. trump, roy moore, new york city, alabama, new york
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[LIVE] President Trump and Singapore Prime Minister Lee give joint statements in the Rose Garden at the White House. Sponsor: White House
Topics: singapore, china, trump, asia, russia, vietnam, boeing, lyndon johnson, washington, harvey
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic colleagues about their $1 trillion infrastructure bill for road, port, drinking water, and other such projects, which they say they would negotiate with President Trump on how to pay for it. Senator Schumer called on the president to follow through on his campaign promise to spend money on infrastructure. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: vermont, ryan, mcconnell, donald trump, cleveland, schumer, new york, trump, nelson, florida
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Sophie Pinkham talked about her book Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine, in which she discusses Ukraine's history and life today in the country amidst ongoing conflict. She was interviewed by Alexander Cooley. People: Alexander Cooley; Sophie Pinkham Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: russia, ukraine, europe, eastern ukraine, crimea, siberia, moscow, maidan, western europe, soviet...
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Author and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about his life and career and responds to viewer phone calls and tweets. Mr. Tyson, the director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, is the author of many books, including Welcome to the Universe and Death by Black Hole. His most recent book is Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. People: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Peter Slen Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: dr. tyson, nasa, mars, neil degrasse tyson, einstein, new york, hayden, texas, mars, california,...
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Nicholas Reynolds talked about his book Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961 , in which he recalls novelist Ernest Hemingway's connections to the Soviet NKVD, precursor to the KGB, and the U.S. OSS, predecessor of the CIA. In his book, the author reports that Hemingway, who was a proponent of the political left, was courted by both the Soviet and the American intelligence services to conduct espionage. People: Jarod Anderson; Nicholas E. Reynolds...
Topics: cuba, china, cia, ernest hemingway, oss, spain, fbi, martha, washington, paris, ernest, europe, new...
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed consideration of Representative Tom Price's (R-GA) nomination to be health and human services secretary. Luther Strange (R-AL) was sworn in to replace Jeff Sessions, who had resigned to become U.S. attorney general. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, illinois, georgia, washington, ohio, kennedy, utah, schumer, utah, cleveland, mr. mnuchin,...
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Author and radio host Dennis Prager spoke about his keys to happiness and goodness. He spoke at the 2017 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in Rancho Mirage, California. People: Dennis Prager Sponsor: Rancho Mirage Writers Festival
Topics: moody, dennis prager, dennis, brooklyn, judaism, los angeles, auschwitz, moody 's, la., beethoven,...
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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on global threats and national security. Director Coats refused to comment publicly on a news report that President Trump asked him to deny collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. In addition, he addressed the previous-day terrorist attack in Manchester, England, saying the U.S. had yet to verify whether ISIS was responsible. Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Vincent...
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[LIVE] Annie Jacobsen talked about her life and career and responded to viewer comments and questions. Ms. Jacobsen is the author of Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base, Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America, The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency, and Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government's Investigations into Extrasensory...
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[LIVE] The Senate will resume debate of the nomination of Dabney Friedrich to be US District Judge for the District of Columbia. Senators voted on November 16 to limit debate and advance her nomination. Confirmation vote expected. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Author and radio host Dennis Prager spoke about his keys to happiness and goodness. He spoke at the 2017 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in Rancho Mirage, California. People: Dennis Prager Sponsor: Rancho Mirage Writers Festival
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Garry Kasparov talked about his book Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins, in which he discusses the future of artificial intelligence and how it impacts people. Sponsor: Commonwealth Club of California
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Betsy DeVos testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on her nomination by President-elect Trump to become his secretary of education. She answered questions about her plans for and thoughts on a wide range of issues including the nation's public education system, charter schools, school choice and vouchers, post-secondary education, student loan debt, special education programs and funding, and her financial holdings and potential conflicts on interest....
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Karl Jacoby talked about his book, The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire. He spoke at the 5th annual San Antonio Book Festival. People: Karl Jacoby Sponsor: San Antonio Book Festival,San Antonio Public Library
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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke about the importance of education. Justice Sotomayor shared her experiences of her early legal career, her education at Princeton and Yale Universities, and growing up in poverty in New York City. People: Sonia Sotomayor; Mary Elizabeth Magill Sponsor: Stanford University | Law School
Topics: princeton, sonia, alice, latina justice, new york city
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Dennis Prager and Bret Stephens spoke about the growth of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction (BDS) movement and anti-semitism on American college campuses. They spoke at the 2017 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in Rancho Mirage, California. People: Hal Gershowitz; Dennis Prager; Bret Stephens Sponsor: Rancho Mirage Writers Festival
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During the 3-hour program, Cornel West & Robert George talked about their books and took questions from Book TV viewers. Cornel West is the author of "Race Matters," "Democracy Matters," "Living and Loving Out Loud: A Memoir," and other books. Robert George's books include "Making Men Moral," "The Clash of Orthodoxies," and "Conscience and Its Enemies." Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: princeton, robert george, israel, donald trump, isis, martin luther, barack obama, robbie, obama,...
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