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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Susan Faludi remembers her estranged father. She speaks at the 33rd annual Miami Book Fair
Topics: israel, budapest, new york, susan flutie, hungary, brazil
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Tyler Anbinder, history professor at George Washington University, recalls four centuries of immigration to New York City
Topics: new york, whitman, russia, poland, washington, new york city, mississippi, bangladesh, ukraine,...
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CNN contributors and reporters discuss journalist Thomas Lake's book, "Unprecedented". They also speak about the 2016 campaign, it's historical significance, and what it means for democracy and future elections in America
Topics: donald trump, clinton, dana, bernie sanders, north carolina, washington, bill clinton, florida,...
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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: greeley, washington, gettysburg, charlie kaufman, horace greeley, hancock, peninsula, afghanistan,...
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John Jay College history professor Blanche Wiesen Cook completes her three volume series on the life of Eleanor Roosevelt
Topics: eleanor roosevelt, blanche, eleanor, blanche, bernie, blanche, north carolina, fbi, new york, john...
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Fox News Anchor Megyn Kelly discusses her life and career as a journalist. She speaks with Katty Kay, presenter for BBC World News Americ
Topics: donald trump, megyn, roger ailes, new york, kelley, roger, mr. trump, megyn, gretchen, chicago,...
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Andrea Mays discusses Henry Folger's pursuit of William Shakespeare's First Folio, a collection of thirty-six plays first published in 1623, at the 2016 Wisconsin Book Festival
Topics: folger, henry folger, new york, shakespeare, brooklyn, amherst, london, england, emily, william...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Dave Barry reflects on the social and political landscape of his home state, Florida. He speaks at the 33rd annual Miami Book Fair
Topics: florida, miami, turkey, weeki wachee, dave barry, nick perry, ron, england, new york
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Science and technology author Steven Johnson argues that throughout history entertainers have been on the forefront of technological change. He speaks with Book TV at the 33rd annual Miami Book Fair
Topics: steven johnson, texas, new york, rochester, washington, alberto gonzales, austin, albert, d.c.,...
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"Wall Street Journal" editor Joann Lublin looks at over 50 top women leaders in corporate America. She is interviewed by Jay Newton-Small, author of "Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works"
Topics: washington, texas, new york
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Jules Farber leads a discussion on James Baldwin's life and writing career as an expat in France from 1970 until his death in 1987
Topics: baldwin, daniel, france, new york, carole, jules, amsterdam, provence, james baldwin, paris,...
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Tyler Anbinder, history professor at George Washington University, recalls four centuries of immigration to New York City
Topics: new york, ellis island, russia, poland, whitman, italy, donald trump, washington, new york city,...
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Fox News host and former Bush administration official Dana Perino discusses her personal life and professional career. She also takes viewer phone calls and tweets at the 33rd annual Miami Book Fair
Topics: donald trump, manhattan, washington, romney, george w. bush, dana, colorado, obama, san antonio...
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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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Former Secret Service agent Clint Hill and Lisa McCubbin talk about their book, "Five Presidents", at the 21st annual Texas Book Festival in Austin
Topics: johnson, mrs. kennedy, eisenhower, clint, nixon, dallas, texas, new york, gerald ford, vietnam,...
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Topics: michigan, chicago, new york
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Bradley Birzer talked about his book Russell Kirk: American Conservative, a biography of conservative intellectual and author Russell Kirk. This interview, part of Book TV's College Series, was recorded on the campus of Hillsdale College in Michigan. People: Bradley Birzer; Peter Slen Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV,Hillsdale College
Topics: russell kirk, michigan, deidre donahue, hillsdale, greece, colorado, new york, buckley
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Andrea Mays talked about her book The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger's Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare's First Folio, in which she discusses Henry Folger's pursuit of William Shakespeare's first folio, a collection of 36 of Shakespeare's plays first published in 1623. She spoke at the 2016 Wisconsin Book Festival, held at the Central Branch of the Madison Public Library. People: Susan Barribeau; Andrea Mays Sponsor: Wisconsin Book Festival
Topics: folger, henry folger, shakespeare, new york, london, hemings, william shakespeare, amherst,...
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Professor Tyler Anbinder talked about his book City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York, in which he recalls four centuries of immigration to New York City. He was joined in conversation by Professor Suketu Mehta. People: Tyler Anbinder; Suketu Mehta; Annie Polland Sponsor: Tenement Museum
Topics: new york, ellis island, new york city, whitman, russia, syria, poland, ukraine, donald trump,...
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Congressional reporters Paul Kane and Jennifer Steinhauer talked about incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's (D-NY) career, his rise in the Senate leadership, and his relationship with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and President-elect Donald Trump. The program also included video from Senator Schumer's House and Senate career: November 11, 2016 news conference; November 10, 1993, floor speech; March 7, 2002, at the White House; November 14, 2006, news conference; September...
Topics: chuck schumer, schumer, harry reid, new york, washington, mitch mcconnell, durbin, schummer,...
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[LIVE] 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: cedric richmond, washington, butterfield, richmond, texas, new york, georgia, john conyers, cedric,...
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[LIVE] The Senate convened for the 115th Congress. Vice President Biden presided over the opening proceedings and the swearing-in of new and re-elected senators. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, israel, daca, new york, texas, obamacare, obama, obama administration, illinois,...
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[LIVE] Vice President Biden held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected and re-elected senators. The event happens at the start of each Congress in the Old Senate Chamber. The official swearing-in ceremony took place earlier in the Senate chambers on the opening day of the 115th Congress. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Old Senate Chamber
Topics: jesse helms, new york, paul ryan, joe biden, ted kennedy, joe, joanna, raleigh, mister, maggie
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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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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: new york, illinois, washington, mr. schumer, alaska, mr. schatz, mr. rubio, kentucky, joe biden,...
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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: obama, new york, washington, illinois, schumer, obama, texas, mike, mr. mcconnell, wisconsin,...
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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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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: daca, new york, obamacare, illinois, obamacare, schummer, fernando espino, washington, obama,...
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[LIVE] The Senate voted 51-48 to begin the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, mr. schumer, obama, washington, new york, schumer
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[LIVE] The Senate began debate on the resolution to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: arizona, wyoming, obamacare, obamacare, donald trump, mr. trump, daca, michigan, vermont, texas,...
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The U.S. Council on Competitiveness held the day-long 2016 National Competitiveness Forum on U.S. competitiveness at home and abroad with chief executive officers from major companies, academics, and engineering and science leaders from national laboratories assessing the impact of new innovations on the economy and workforce. This portion included a series of panel discussions on such issues as the role federal and state governments and President-elect Trump and the 115th Congress would play...
Topics: georgia, deborah, academia, new york, california, germany, china, arizona, tech, obama, berkeley,...
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed debate on the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution, which includes instructions to committees to write legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: madam, delaware, obamacare, kansas, obamacare, madam, wyoming, obama, michigan, mr. moran, mr....
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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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Nikole Hannah-Jones talked about the way racial segregation in housing and schools had been maintained through official action and policy. She spoke with Professor Keith Gessen. "Writing Segregation Today" was a Delacorte Lecture on magazine journalism held in Columbia University's Pulitzer Hall. People: Sheila S. Coronel; Keith A. Gessen; Nikole Hannah-Jones Sponsor: Columbia University | School of Journalism,Columbia University | George Delacorte Center for Magazine Journalism
Topics: tuscaloosa, brown, new york, durham, baltimore, iowa, new york city, bellamy, alicia, michael...
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Nikole Hannah-Jones talked about the way racial segregation in housing and schools had been maintained through official action and policy. She spoke with Professor Keith Gessen. "Writing Segregation Today" was a Delacorte Lecture on magazine journalism held in Columbia University's Pulitzer Hall. People: Sheila S. Coronel; Keith A. Gessen; Nikole Hannah-Jones Sponsor: Columbia University | School of Journalism,Columbia University | George Delacorte Center for Magazine Journalism
Topics: brown, new york, tuscaloosa, oregonian, durham, keith, michael brown, baltimore, nicole, north...
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Panelists talked about preserving America's founding documents. The panel featured Stephen Puleo, author of American Treasures, and Nancy Moses, author of Stolen, Smuggled, Sold. The panel was moderated by Charles Cullen. They spoke at the National Constitution Center's 2016 Bill of Rights Day Book Festival. Sponsor: National Constitution Center,Bill of Rights Day Book Festival
Topics: north carolina, washington, new york, philadelphia, pennsylvania, virginia, knox, fbi, thomas...
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David Keene, author of Shall Not Be Infringed, spoke with Tom Donnelly, a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the National Constitution Center, about the Second Amendment. They spoke at the National Constitution Center's 2016 Bill of Rights Day Book Festival. People: Tom Donnelly; David A. Keene Sponsor: National Constitution Center,Bill of Rights Day Book Festival
Topics: nra, virginia, australia, u.n., heller, washington, new york, david keene, britain, clinton...
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Akhil Reed Amar talked about his book, The Constitution Today. He spoke with Jeffrey Rosen. They spoke at the National Constitution Center's 2016 Bill of Rights Day Book Festival. People: Akhil Reed Amar; Jeffrey Rosen Sponsor: National Constitution Center,Bill of Rights Day Book Festival
Topics: philadelphia, virginia, north carolina, massachusetts, jefferson, george mason, new york, etc.,...
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Panelists talked about preserving America's founding documents. The panel featured Stephen Puleo, author of American Treasures, and Nancy Moses, author of Stolen, Smuggled, Sold. The panel was moderated by Charles Cullen. They spoke at the National Constitution Center's 2016 Bill of Rights Day Book Festival. Sponsor: National Constitution Center,Bill of Rights Day Book Festival
Topics: north carolina, new york, philadelphia, pennsylvania, washington, fbi, thomas jefferson, boston,...
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David Keene, author of Shall Not Be Infringed, spoke with Tom Donnelly, a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the National Constitution Center, about the Second Amendment. They spoke at the National Constitution Center's 2016 Bill of Rights Day Book Festival. People: Tom Donnelly; David A. Keene Sponsor: National Constitution Center,Bill of Rights Day Book Festival
Topics: virginia, nra, australia, un, new york, britain, johnson, heller, mrs. clinton, washington,...
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Akhil Reed Amar talked about his book, The Constitution Today. He spoke with Jeffrey Rosen. They spoke at the National Constitution Center's 2016 Bill of Rights Day Book Festival. People: Akhil Reed Amar; Jeffrey Rosen Sponsor: National Constitution Center,Bill of Rights Day Book Festival
Topics: philadelphia, virginia, north carolina, jefferson, new york, massachusetts, george mason, jackson,...
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Professor Carol Anderson talked about her book White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide, in which she argues that throughout history black progress has been met by "white rage." She was interviewed at the 33rd annual Miami Book Fair on the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College. People: Carol Anderson; Peter Slen Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV,Miami Book Fair
Topics: ferguson, carol anderson, obama, columbus, ohio, missouri, new york
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Joann Lublin talked about her book Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World, in whic sheh looks at over 50 top women leaders in corporate America. Ms. Lublin shared her experience of becoming the first female deputy bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal's London bureau and the stories of other women who have climbed the corporate ladder, many who have become chief executives. She discussed their successes and losses as well as the obstacles they...
Topics: washington, claire, sheryl sandberg, gm, new york, starbucks, mexico, mary barra, maine, garcia,...
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Naomi Riley talked about her book, The New Trail of Tears: How Washington Is Destroying American Indians, about the impact of U.S. policies on Native Americans. People: Benjamin Ginsberg; Naomi Schaefer Riley Sponsor: Johns Hopkins University
Topics: indians, washington, montana, naomi, south dakota, bia, canada, utah, new york, crowe
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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, siberia, crimea, eastern ukraine, new york, yanukovych, soviet union, kiev
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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, soviet union, siberia, crimea, cia, moscow, new york, europe
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Tommie Shelby, author of Dark Ghettos, Elizabeth Hinton, author of The War on Poverty, and Khalil Gibran Muhammad, author of The Condemnation of Blackness, participated in a discussion on issues of race and structural injustice. The discussion was moderated by Professor Danielle Allen. Sponsor: Cambridge Forum
Topics: attica, new york, khalil, rochester
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Ronald White talked about his book American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant, in which he remembers the life of Civil War general and President Ulysses S. Grant. People: Stewart McLaurin; Ronald C. White Jr. Sponsor: White House Historical Association
Topics: washington, julia, robert e. lee, california, england, china, illinois, lincoln, mexico, dr. white,...
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[LIVE] Larry Summers, the former White House Economic Council director and former secretary of the treasury, delivered keynote remarks on public investments during the Trump administration at a day-long event hosted by the Brookings Institution. He stressed the importance of public investments in transportation, drinking water, and education, and for the need to responsibly finance them. Following his remarks, Ed Glaeser, a Harvard University economics professor, discussed with Mr. Summers the...
Topics: new york, washington, detroit, fogle, boston
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[LIVE] Four economic researchers talked about the best ways to spend public investment dollars on transportation, water, and education infrastructure projects. They discussed which projects should get funding and why, as well as different ways to fund new construction and ongoing maintenance of existing facilities and systems. This panel was the second in a Brookings Institution series of discussions on public investments that could be made during the early years of the Donald Trump...
Topics: providence, san francisco, california, new york, washington, seattle, st. louis, michigan, flint
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed debate on the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution, which included instructions to committees to write legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Later, Senate Democrats spoke on Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: indiana, kentucky, washington, massachusetts, mr. schumer, mr. mcconnell, new york, louisiana,...
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed debate on the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution, which includes instructions to committees to write legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: vermont, wyoming, michigan, washington, tennessee, maine, south dakota, mr. alexander, the a.c.a.,...
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The Senate resumed debate on the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution, which includes instructions to committees to write legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The bill passed 51-48.All Democrats voted against the measure, and one Republican, Senator Rand Paul (KY), voted with the Democrats. Democrats voted from their seats and attempted to make statements explaining their votes. The presiding officer advised each senator that statements were not allowed during votes. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: montana, obamacare, mr. tillerson, russia, christopher, mr. schumer, new york, colorado, madam,...
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The Senate resumed debate on the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution, which includes instructions to committees to write legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The bill passed 51-48.All Democrats voted against the measure, and one Republican, Senator Rand Paul (KY), voted with the Democrats. Democrats voted from their seats and attempted to make statements explaining their votes. The presiding officer advised each senator that statements were not allowed during votes. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: colorado, obamacare, mississippi, canada, obamacare, michigan, louisiana, phrma, obama, arkansas,...
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The Senate resumed debate on the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution, which includes instructions to committees to write legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The bill passed 51-48.All Democrats voted against the measure, and one Republican, Senator Rand Paul (KY), voted with the Democrats. Democrats voted from their seats and attempted to make statements explaining their votes. The presiding officer advised each senator that statements were not allowed during votes. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. alexander, madam, mr. wyden, vermont, canada, mr. sanders, brown, ms. klobuchar, gillibrand,...
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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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Elaine Chao testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on her nomination to be secretary of transportation in the Donald Trump administration. The nominee pledged to work with Congress on several issues including infrastructure investments, highway funding, air and rail safety, and air traffic control privatization concerns. Ms. Chao's husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), as well as Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), spoke on her behalf at the hearing....
Topics: faa, nevada, nelson, alaska, washington, kentucky, illinois, wisconsin, indiana, phoenix, texas,...
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Elaine Chao testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on her nomination to be secretary of transportation in the Donald Trump administration. The nominee pledged to work with Congress on several issues including infrastructure investments, highway funding, air and rail safety, and air traffic control privatization concerns. Ms. Chao's husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), as well as Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), spoke on her behalf at the hearing....
Topics: faa, nelson, alaska, chao, nevada, kentucky, washington, wisconsin, mcconnell, colorado, south...
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Journalist Michael Lewis looks at the work of two Israeli psychologists and the creation of the field of behavioral economics and a shift towards the use of algorithms over the human mind
Topics: danny, amos, donald trump, princeton, moneyball, oakland, berkeley, amos tversky, michael lewis,...
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Edward Alden talked about his book, Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy, about America's role in the global economy. He spoke with Richard Haass. People: Edward "Ted" Alden; Richard N. Haass Sponsor: Council on Foreign Relations
Topics: china, europe, donald trump, washington, new york, volkswagen, boston, virginia, canada, tennessee
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Megyn Kelly talked about her book Settle for More, in which she discusses her life and career as a journalist. She spoke with Katty Kay. This program contains language that some viewers may find offensive. People: Katty Kay; Megyn Kelly; Lissa Muscatine Sponsor: Sixth and I & Politics and Prose
Topics: donald trump, new york, roger ailes, megyn kelly, roger, washington, megyn, chicago, canada, megyn,...
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Leland Faust talked about his book A Capitalist's Lament: How Wall Street Is Fleecing You and Ruining America, in which he argues that regular Americans are being fleeced and exposed to high level risks by Wall Street financial firms that are only interested in increasing their own bottom line. Mr. Faust spoke with Roy Eisenhardt. People: Elizabeth Carney; Roy Eisenhardt; Leland Faust Sponsor: Commonwealth Club of California
Topics: california, clinton, san francisco, delphi, leland faust, leland, new york, s&p, elizabeth...
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Greg Mitchell talked about his book The Tunnels: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill, in which he reports on how a group of people from West Berlin in 1962 were determined to dig tunnels under the Berlin Wall in the hopes of aiding those who wished to escape from East Berlin. In his book, the author notes that two American news outlets, NBC and CBS, became aware of the plan and offered to fund the creation of two tunnels in exchange for the...
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April Ryan moderated a discussion on race relations in America. She was joined in conversation by Joy-Ann Reid, author of Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide; Mary Frances Berry, author of Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich: Vote Buying and the Corruption of Democracy; Wes Moore, author of The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates; and Cornell Belcher, author of A Black Man in the White House: Barack Obama and the Triggering of America's Racial-Aversion Crisis....
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Beth Akers, co-author of Game of Loans: The Rhetoric and Reality of Student Debt, argued that the student loan crisis in the United States was overblown and that going into debt to obtain a college education was still worth it. She said that the real problem was that too many people were taking on student debt and then never completing their educations. People: Beth Akers; Daniel DiSalvo Sponsor: Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
Topics: new york, the manhattan, beth akers, washington, beth, beth
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Michael Medved talked about his book The American Miracle: Divine Providence in the Rise of the Republic, in which he offers his thoughts on the role that religion has played in American history. People: Michael Medved Sponsor: Town Hall Seattle
Topics: washington, israel, providence, philadelphia, berger, isaac, rolm, mcclellan, john kennedy, russia,...
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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
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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
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David Keene, author of Shall Not Be Infringed, spoke with Tom Donnelly, a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the National Constitution Center, about the Second Amendment. They spoke at the National Constitution Center's 2016 Bill of Rights Day Book Festival. People: Tom Donnelly; David A. Keene Sponsor: National Constitution Center,Bill of Rights Day Book Festival
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April Ryan moderated a discussion on race relations in America. She was joined in conversation by Joy-Ann Reid, author of Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide; Mary Frances Berry, author of Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich: Vote Buying and the Corruption of Democracy; Wes Moore, author of The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates; and Cornell Belcher, author of A Black Man in the White House: Barack Obama and the Triggering of America's Racial-Aversion Crisis....
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Michael Medved talked about his book The American Miracle: Divine Providence in the Rise of the Republic, in which he offers his thoughts on the role that religion has played in American history. People: Michael Medved Sponsor: Town Hall Seattle
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April Ryan moderated a discussion on race relations in America. She was joined in conversation by Joy-Ann Reid, author of Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide; Mary Frances Berry, author of Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich: Vote Buying and the Corruption of Democracy; Wes Moore, author of The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates; and Cornell Belcher, author of A Black Man in the White House: Barack Obama and the Triggering of America's Racial-Aversion Crisis....
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Jeremy Duda talked about his book If This Be Treason: The American Rogues and Rebels Who Walked the Line Between Dissent and Betrayal, in which he provides a history of the act of treason in America, from the concept of the term and its use to the allegations against people such as Edward Snowden. People: Jeremy Duda Sponsor: Changing Hands Bookstore
Topics: logan, mexico, france, washington, smith, george logan, casey, vietnam, kentucky, francis flournoy,...
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Beth Akers, co-author of Game of Loans: The Rhetoric and Reality of Student Debt, argued that the student loan crisis in the United States was overblown and that going into debt to obtain a college education was still worth it. She said that the real problem was that too many people were taking on student debt and then never completing their educations. People: Beth Akers; Daniel DiSalvo Sponsor: Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
Topics: beth, beth, new york, the manhattan, beth akers, washington, narrative
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