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[LIVE] The Senate convened for a legislative session. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: texas, north korea, houston, harvey, montana, pyongyang, louisiana, beijing, charlottesville, new...
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A coalition of six organizations held a news conference to call on the U.S. to remove all military aircraft from Syrian airspace. Speakers argued that the U.S. military role in Syria is illegal and immoral and addressed concerns that "global policing" and intervention in Syria is an unwinnable military strategy. Sponsor: Nation, The,Veterans for Peace,Daily Kos,World Beyond War,RootsAction,Watchdog.net
Topics: syria, russia, assad, iraq, afghanistan, isis, washington, yemen, cia, washington d.c., u.n.,...
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Brian Stolarz talked about his book Grace and Justice on Death Row: The Race against Time and Texas to Free an Innocent Man, in which he reports on his client, Alfred Dewayne Brown, who spent twelve years on Texas' Death Row until he was exonerated of the charges. People: Candace Wilkinson Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore
Topics: texas, dewayne, houston, duane, brown, new york, wayne, brooklyn, breyer, louisiana
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Senators Reed (D-RI), Udall (D-NM), Peters (D-MI), Van Hollen (D-MD), Gillibrand (D-NY), Sullivan (R-AK), and Hatch (R-UT) spoke about Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, garland, donald trump, neil gorsuch, obama, united states senate, trump, smith, rehnquist,...
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Law enforcement officials from New York, Massachusetts and Maryland testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on efforts to combat the MS-13 street gang in local communities. MS-13 is multi-national gang started in Los Angeles with members in major U.S. and Central American cities. Witnesses all agreed that unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America are the most vulnerable to being recruited and emphasized the importance of youth intervention...
Topics: el salvador, salvador, fbi, massachusetts, chelsea, new york, johnson, honduras, guatemala, harris,...
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Sarah Kliff and Louise Radnofsky talked about the future of U.S. health care, including congressional Republican efforts to pass an Affordable Care Act replacement bill. People: Sarah Kliff; Louise Radnofsky; Pedro Echevarria Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: washington, obama, massachusetts, new york, obama, schumer, mitch mcconnell, donald trump,...
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The Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition held a rally at the Navy Memorial to protest President-elect Donald Trump's swearing-in as president. Sponsor: Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (A.N.S.W.E.R.)
Topics: melissa, new york, donald trump, jeremiah johnson, steve, vincent de la renta, pennsylvania, new...
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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: neil degrasse tyson, hayden, nasa, mars, dr. tyson, mars, new york, einstein, universe, new york...
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[LIVE] Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Senate debate over the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court and the decision 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 People: Bob Spence Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: gorsuch, new york, lenny, schumer, mcconnell
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Rev. Al Sharpton, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe joined other civil rights and community leaders at the National Action Network's annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast in Washington, DC. Rev. Sharpton called on President-elect Donald Trump to reach out to Rep. John Lewis, D-GA, after making remarks about him on Twitter, saying Mr. Trump should be "King-like" on MLK Day. Sponsor: National Action Network
Topics: virginia, washington, sharpton, cory booker, martin luther king, joshua, debbie allen, john lewis,...
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Todd Starnes talked about his book The Deplorables' Guide to Making America Great Again, in which he presents his views on what citizens can do to bring America back to traditional values. People: Becky Norton Dunlop; John Edward Hilboldt; Todd Starnes Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Topics: islam, washington, mississippi, donald trump, the usda, michigan, wyoming, ronald reagan, neil...
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Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao testified on President Trump's fiscal year 2018 budget request. She heard concerns from both Republicans and Democrats on some of its proposals including a plan to privatize the air traffic control system, and reductions to capital investment and surface transportation projects. Secretary Chao was also questioned by Democratic members on the department's congressional oversight policy. Sponsor: House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and...
Topics: faa, new york, madam, washington, caltrans, massachusetts, madam, australia, rogers, chicago, epa,...
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Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps has some very telling comments about doping in sports stating, "I don't believe that I have stood up at an international competition and the rest of the field has been clean." He says when he competes in the U.S. he knows all the athletes are clean. Mr. Phelps says something has to be done now at the international level. Sponsor: House Energy and Commerce Committee
Topics: wada, russia, mr. nelson, wada, ioc, olympics, canada, nelson, dr. budgett, london, mr. keeler,...
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Immigration officials, law enforcement and advocates representing immigrants in the U.S. illegally took part in a discussion on sanctuary cities. President Trump's immigration-related executive orders have expanded Homeland Security's immigration enforcement priorities. Panelists examined the impact of the orders on immigrant populated communities, community and police relations and the potential loss of federal funds. People: Muriel Bowser Sponsor: American Bar Association
Topics: michelle, tracy, fbi, detainers, karen, long island, oregon, new york city, mr. johnson, san...
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Topics: sally yates, mohammed, trump, new york
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Vice President Biden presided as the U.S. Senate convened for the swearing-in of new and re-elected senators. Then after a quorum call, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), new Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX), and Minority Whip Dick Durbin (R-IL) made opening remarks. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, daca, new york, illinois, obamacare, obamacare, washington, mr. schumer, schumer,...
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Scott Pruitt testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Trump administration. Mr. Pruitt said he disagrees with the president-elect's views on climate change stating, "I do not believe climate change is a hoax." He was also pressed by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) about whether human activity is the primary cause of climate change. Mr. Pruitt responded by saying the issue...
Topics: oklahoma, epa, pruitt, mercury, mr. pruitt, scott, kansas, scott pruitt, nebraska, michigan,...
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Chuck Raasch, chief Washington correspondent for the "St. Louis Post Dispatch", recalls the death of Lt. Bayard Wilkeson on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg
Topics: chuck, new york, kaufman, gettysburg, wickson, wilkinson, charlie kaufman, greely, pat tillman,...
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Leigh Gallagher talked about her book The Airbnb Story: How Three Ordinary Guys Disrupted an Industry, Made Billions...and Created Plenty of Controversy, in which she looks at the creation and growth of Airbnb and the challenges this new business model poses for existing laws and regulations in the travel industry. People: Leigh Gallagher; Pattie Sellers Sponsor: Core Club
Topics: airbnb, chesky, new york, leigh gallagher, airbnb, brian chesky, ferguson, new york city, warren...
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Todd Starnes talked about his book The Deplorables' Guide to Making America Great Again, in which he presents his views on what citizens can do to bring America back to traditional values. People: Becky Norton Dunlop; John Hilboldt; Todd Starnes Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Topics: washington, islam, todd starnes, donald trump, michigan, vietnam, charleston, mississippi, ronald...
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[LIVE] American History TV presented live coverage of the grand opening of the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. Speakers included former Vice President Joe Biden, historian David McCullough, and Cokie Roberts. Sponsor: Museum of the American Revolution
Topics: philadelphia, washington, pennsylvania, jerry, joe biden, new york, north carolina, virginia,...
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Co-authors Heather Cabot and Sam Walravens talked about their book, Geek Girl Rising: Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech, about the women who are changing the technology industry. People: Heather Cabot; Raymond Pizarro; Sam Walravens Sponsor: Barnes and Noble Booksellers
Topics: detroit, heather, chattanooga, hopper, donna, new york, san francisco, park city, michigan,...
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The U.S. Senate Sergeant-at-Arms and the U.S. Capitol Police chief testified at a hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2018 budget for the Capitol Hill protocol and law enforcement entities. Many questions also concerned threats to members of Congress and the Capitol. Other topics included cybersecurity and the shooting earlier that month of Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA). After opening statements and questions, the subcommittee moved into closed session. Sponsor: Senate Appropriations...
Topics: mr. larkin, murphy, alexandria, detroit, david bailey, verderosa, virginia, dhs, lankford,...
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[LIVE] The Senate considered the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court associate justice. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, neil gorsuch, russia, merrick garland, oregon, antonin scalia, garland, obama, clinton,...
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Dr. Elizabeth Ford talked about her book Sometimes Amazing Things Happen: Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward, in which she discusses her work in mental health caring for the inmates in New York City jails. In her book, she examines the intersection of mental health and the criminal justice system. Sponsor: Strand Bookstore
Topics: bellevue, cynthia, jamal, elizabeth, new york city, philadelphia, new york city, riker, campbell,...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough discussed his books, "The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For," at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Sponsor: National Book Festival
Topics: john adams, new york, pittsburgh, cutler, john quincy adams, harry truman, washington,...
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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; Michael Soto Sponsor: San Antonio Book Festival,San Antonio Public Library
Topics: mexico, texas, william ellis, san antonio, new york, new york city, ethiopia, ellis, victoria,...
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Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Hong Kong to mark the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China. Hong Kong was handed back from British rule to Chinese rule in 1997 and operates under the "one country, two systems" process. President Xi delivered brief remarks upon arrival at Hong Kong International Airport. Following his remarks, China Global Television Network offered immediate analysis of his speech where the future of Hong Kong's relationship with China and the...
Topics: hong kong, china, beijing, mainland china, new york, singapore, poland, macau, washington, russia
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[LIVE] Sponsor: Hudson Institute
Topics: india, ge, north america, modi, bangalore, north carolina, new york, boeing, starbucks, trump,...
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Veteran CBS and NBC reporter Marvin Kalb moderated a discussion at the National Press Club with the executive editors of the Washington Post and the New York Times focusing on freedom of the press and President Trump's recent comments criticizing the media. Other topics also included the rise in readership at both newspapers, covering Donald Trump during the campaign season, implementing social media guidelines for reporters, and deciding whether it's appropriate for newspaper reporters to...
Topics: washington, new york, marty, donald trump, marty, james o'keefe, cia, vietnam, asia, harvey...
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Panelists examined the spread of populism in certain regions of the world, including the U.S., Europe, and Latin America. Representatives from academia and journalism spoke about its origins and contributing factors, the 2016 presidential election, and the movement's implications for global politics, business, and the media. Sponsor: Johns Hopkins University | Nitze (Paul H.) School of Advanced International Studies,Ipsos Group
Topics: europe, latin america, sweden, european union, france, donald trump, canada, new york, argentina,...
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Dick Morris talked about his book, Rogue Spooks: The Intelligence War on Donald Trump, about the Russia investigation and the Trump campaign. People: Deborah Coughlin; Dick Morris; Paul Tarnawski Sponsor: Black Congressional Fund PAC
Topics: fbi, russia, new york, donald trump, washington, cia, clinton, obama, mccain, feinstein, grassley,...
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Alvin Felzenberg talked about his book A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr., in which he recalls William F. Buckley's relationship with presidential administrations and policy makers. Sponsor: Princeton University
Topics: buckley, princeton, nixon, george wallace, washington, william f. buckley, eisenhower, wallace,...
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[LIVE] Heather Ann Thompson talked about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held annually in the city. People: Heather Ann Thompson Sponsor: Printers Row Lit Fest
Topics: attica, heather, new york, chicago, elizabeth taylor, attica, ken ross, julie
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Seth Stephens-Davidowitz talked about his book Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Reveals About Who We Really Are, in which he uses data to explore economics, ethics, and more. In his book, he argues that internet data can reveal who people truly are without inhibitions. Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute
Topics: google, obama, europe, snowden, google, new york, academia, clinton trump, facebook, china, new...
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Erica Wagner talked about her book Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling, The Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge, in which she recalls the life of Washington Roebling, builder of the Brooklyn Bridge. People: Peter Miller; Erica Wagner Sponsor: Brooklyn Bridge Park
Topics: washington, brooklyn, john roebling, new york, cason, trenton, erica wagner, david mccullough,...
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Author and journalist, Matt Taibbi, will be our guest on In Depth on Sunday, June 4th, from Noon-3pm ET. Mr. Taibbi, a contributor to Rolling Stone magazine, is the author of several books, including "Smells Like Dead Elephants," "The Great Derangement," and "Griftopia." His most recent book is "Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus." Viewers can participate by calling in during the program or by sending in their questions via e-mail...
Topics: donald trump, russia, moscow, new york, california, roger ailes, thompson, matt, trump, syria,...
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Members of a House Homeland Security subcommittee examined the state of first responder communications. Among the witnesses were representatives of the Homeland Security Department's Office of Emergency Communications, and FirstNet - a federally funded nationwide wireless first responder communications network that allows public safety employees the ability to communicate with each other. Among the topics were the lessons learned from the emergency communications during the recent hurricanes....
Topics: at&t, mr. parkinson, tbn, columbia, donovan, texas, new york, new york city, harvey, florida,...
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[LIVE] House Ways and Means Chair Kevin Brady (R-TX) discusses tax reform at a RealClearPolitics event in Washington, DC. Sponsor: Real Clear Politics
Topics: washington, paul ryan, kevin brady, new york city, carl, suzan delbene, nafta, donald trump, ronald...
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Josh Bivens and Dan Griswold talked about the economic policy decisions of the Obama administration and the impact they've had on job creation, unemployment, wages, and the federal debt. People: Josh Bivens; Daniel T. Griswold; Greta Wodele Brawner Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: obama, obama, josh bivens, dan griswold, donald trump, texas, obama administration, china, trump,...
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Author Masha Gessen delivered the Arthur Miller Lecture followed by an interview with Samantha Bee as part of the 2017 PEN World Voices Festival. Ms. Gessen books include The Future is History and The Man Without a Face. People: Masha Gessen Sponsor: PEN American Center
Topics: russia, penn america, turkey, mexico, npr, new york
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The Heritage Foundation hosted a forum assessing the impact of government policies and regulations on poverty. This portion of the event included a panel discussion with economists and policy experts. They argued that occupational licensing and efforts to eliminate payday loans have a negative impact on low-income Americans. In addition, Heritage Foundation policy analyst Jason Snead discussed the economic benefits of ride-sharing companies, specifically Uber, to the working class. People:...
Topics: diane, jason, indiana, dr. fullmer, louisiana, iowa, patrick, new york
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Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee delayed a vote on whether to send to the full Senate Senator Jeff Sessions' (R-AL) nomination to be attorney general in the Trump administration. During the hearing they questioned whether Senator Sessions, who was one of President Trump's most vocal supporters during the election, would be able to say no to the president when his actions are unconstitutional, and then refused to attend the scheduled vote. Committee Chair Chuck Grassley...
Topics: feinstein, trump, donald trump, alabama, leahy, sally yates, fbi, john lewis, obama, washington,...
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[LIVE] The Senate voted in favor of advancing an Iran sanctions bill, S. 722, the Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: north dakota, michigan, minnesota, oregon, louisiana, joyce, ms. klobuchar, new york, arizona,...
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Susan Burton talked about her book Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women. In her book, she recalls her journey from incarceration to becoming the founder and executive director of A New Way of Life, an organization that provides housing and assistance to women who've been incarcerated. Sponsor: Abyssinian Baptist Church (New York, NY)
Topics: new york, california, vivian, harriet tubman, brown, susan burton, asha, michelle
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Professor Herb Boyd talks about his life and career. Professor Boyd's books include Autobiography of a People, By Any Means Necessary, and Black Detroit: A People's History of Self-Determination. People: Herb Boyd; Peter Slen Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: malcolm, detroit, harlem, baldwin, islam, boyd, africa, herb boyd, alabama, new york, james...
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Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) talked about their opposition to the latest draft of the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. Senator Cantwell focused on what she describes as the "junk insurance amendment," authored by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), and funding for opioid addiction programs. Senator Stabenow called for Democrats and Republicans to work together to improve the current law to hold down premium costs. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: washington, michigan, new york, nd
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Jason Riley talked about his book False Black Power?, in which he argues that political capital for blacks has been a disadvantage for the race in terms of economic upward mobility in his book, "False Black Power?" Sponsor: Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
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The Senate resumed debate on the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution, which included instructions to committees to write legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act as the repeal resolution was passed. Senate Democrats were saying that Republicans were trying to get rid of the health care law before having a replacement plan. Republicans said it was a failed experiment that needed to end quickly. Several pauses in the debate have been edited out of this re-air. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: obamacare, delaware, madam, kansas, obamacare, michigan, mr. moran, mr. cassidy, wyoming, obama,...
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Doug Schoen talked about his book America in the Age of Trump: Opportunities and Oppositions in an Unsettled World, in which he gives his assessment of the Trump presidency. People: Jonathan Movroydis Sponsor: Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
Topics: nixon, donald trump, richard nixon, afghanistan, north korea, bernie sanders, charlottesville,...
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President Trump and Vice President Pence spoke at the annual memorial service for fallen law enforcement officers held by the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police and the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary. Both offered condolences to the families of fallen officers, and said the Trump administration was committed to improving the lives of police officers. After their remarks, they greeted many of the attendees. People: Chuck Canterbury; Mike Pence; Donald J. Trump Sponsor: U.S....
Topics: new york, washington, dallas, trump, indiana, donald j. trump
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[LIVE] The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a discussion on government corruption. Sponsor: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Topics: honduras, sarah, afghanistan, guatemala, virginia, hernandez, armando, kansas, google, south korea,...
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House members debated H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act, which would repeal and change significant portions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law. Republicans argued that Dodd-Frank regulations were a drag on the economy and community banks have gone out of business. Democrats argued that doing away with Dodd-Frank would return the economy to pre-recession levels and consumers would be taken advantage of. Sponsor: U.S. House of Representatives
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Deborah Mercer showcased some of the rare items held by the New Jersey State Library, including a broadside from William Franklin, New Jersey's last royal governor. As the official repository of state government, the New Jersey State Library is tasked with the responsibility of archiving anything published by state government from public hearings to newsletters. Since their opening in 1796, the library has also amassed a collection of rare books and items dating back to the state's founding....
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Herb Boyd talked about his book Black Detroit: A People's History of Self-Determination, in which he provides a history of African-Americans in Detroit from the Great Migration to today. He spoke with Professor Rita Kiki Edozie. Sponsor: Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Topics: detroit, new york, coleman, detroit, harlem, michigan, boyd, blackburn, africa, smokey robinson,...
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Scott Miller talked about his book Agent 110: An American Spymaster and the German Resistance in WWII, in which he recalls Allen Dulles' efforts to embolden the German resistance against the Third Reich. Dulles, who would later lead the Central Intelligence Agency, assumed the code-name Agent 110 and surreptitiously entered Switzerland in November 1942. While trying to learn more about the Nazi operations, he discovered a group of Germans planning to overthrow Hitler. People: Scott Miller;...
Topics: switzerland, germany, nazis, italy, dallas, hitler, europe, dulles, new york, france, cia, berlin,...
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Book TV hosted a panel discussion on books and the joys of reading. Guests included Mitchell Kaplan, owner of Books and Books, and authors Les Standiford and Ana Menendez. The guests also responded to viewer questions and comments as well as questions from the audience at Books and Books in Coral Gables, Florida. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV,Books and Books
Topics: miami, cuba, florida, washington, sedona, mitchell kaplan, mitchell, new york, anna, mr. kaplan,...
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Vanessa Williamson talked about her book Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes, in which she examines Americans attitudes on the U.S. tax system in her book. Through a national survey and interviews, Ms. Williamson found that most Americans view paying taxes as a civic responsibility but have concerns about all Americans paying their fair share. Sponsor: Brookings Institution
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Kay Hymowitz talked about her book The New Brooklyn: What it Takes to Bring a City Back, in which she discusses the transformation of cities People: Kay S. Hymowitz; Sara Fay Snider Sponsor: Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
Topics: brooklyn, new york, new brooklyn
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C-SPAN looked back at the opening statements of all eight current Supreme Court Justices at their confirmation hearings. The program also included remarks by Senators who introduced the nominees. Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: sotomayor, new york, clarence thomas, sacramento, kennedy, alito, breyer, nominating, marshall, san...
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David McCullough talked about his book, The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. People: Carla D. Hayden; David McCullough; David M. Rubenstein Sponsor: National Book Festival
Topics: john adams, new york, pittsburgh, harry truman, johnstown, washington, john quincy adams, thomas...
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Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson talked about their book Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future, in which they explore how machines can be beneficial to America's workforce and how policymakers can protect workers in the future. Sponsor: New America
Topics: new york, china, alpha, eric, jane austen, erik brynjolfsson
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Pamela Paul talked about her book My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues, in which she offers a look into her journal that lists all of the books she has read over the past twenty-eight years. She spoke with Emma Straub. People: Pamela Paul Sponsor: Greenlight Bookstore
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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
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Acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot appeared before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee to discuss his agency's 2018 budget. Members questioned him about cuts to programs in areas such as education, earth science and satellite servicing technology. Administrator Lightfoot also discussed NASA's future missions including a new telescope to study the origins of the universe, a Mars Rover mission and deep space human exploration. This Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing was led by...
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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
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Journalists Ben Wofford and Mehdi Hasan and child psychologist Ava Siegler offered their thoughts on how to discuss the Trump presidency with children. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore
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Professor Stephen Carter spoke at the 35th annual Key West Literary Seminar. People: Stephen L. Carter Sponsor: Key West Literary Seminar
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Zeynep Tufekci talked about her book Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest, in which she examines the trajectories of modern protests. Ms. Tufekci is one of the leading experts on collective actions coordinated by social media People: Anna Wirth Hogan; Zeynep Tufecki; Qiang Xiao Sponsor: World Affairs Council of Northern California
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Garrett Graff talked about his book Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government's Secret Plan to Save Itself--While the Rest of Us Die, in which he looks at the U.S. government's doomsday plans that have been in development for the past sixty years. In his book, the author reports on how the government would continue to operate in the wake of a catastrophic attack and the numerous bunkers, ready since the Cold War, that would house government officials. Sponsor: National Press Club
Topics: washington, virginia, pentagon, garrett graff, north korea, illinois, dick cheney, fema, soviet...
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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
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Nathalia Holt talked about her book, Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars. She also responded to viewer comments and questions on the history of women in the sciences. She spoke at the ninth annual Tucson Festival of Books. People: Peter Slen; Nathalia Holt Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV,Tucson Festival of Books
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