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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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Panelists talked about immigrants. Panelists included Gabriel Thompson, author of Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture, and Terry Hum, author of Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood: Sunset Park. The program was moderated by Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. People: Tarry Hum; Ali Noorani; Gabriel Thompson Sponsor: Brooklyn Book Festival
Topics: brooklyn, new york city, new york, california, mexico
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Former PBS NewsHour education correspondent John Merrow argued that current school reforms will not meet the needs of the 21st century, and he offered a 12-step plan to break away from current learning structures for a more modern system. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: michelle, john mauro, lilly, john, new york, hawaii, new york city, maine, washington
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A discussion on immigrants from the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival, which included Gabriel Thompson, "Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture" and Terry Hum, "Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood: Sunset Park." The program was moderated by Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum. Sponsor: Brooklyn Book Festival
Topics: brooklyn, new york city, gabriel, california, new york, texas, gabriel, elsie jackson, trump,...
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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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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. People: Alvin S. Felzenberg; Robert P. George Sponsor: Princeton University
Topics: buckley, princeton, goldwater, wallace, nixon, eisenhower, henry wallace, vietnam, roosevelt,...
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Margot Lee Shetterly talked about her book, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. She spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. People: Eric Deggans; Margot Lee Shetterly Sponsor: National Book Festival
Topics: nasa, virginia, katherine johnson, dorothy vaughn, charlottesville, hampton, john glenn, kevin...
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Eric Metaxas talked about his book If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty, in which he argues that America has drifted from the Founding Fathers' idea of liberty and justice. People: Eric Metaxas Sponsor: Union League Club of New York
Topics: philadelphia, europe, paul revere, washington, england, new york, george whitefield, georgia,...
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Israeli counterterrorism experts and scholars from Georgetown University and the Washington Institute talked about the threat of lone wolf terrorism. Topics included the motivations and various tactics of lone wolf terrorists and the challenges faced by law enforcement officials. In addition, speakers provided recommendations for countering online radicalization and gathering intelligence on lone wolf attackers. Sponsor: Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Topics: isis, israel, bruce, washington, islam, europe, marlene, boaz, caliphate, syria, matt, jerusalem,...
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[LIVE] The Senate will continue debate on the nomination of Scott Palk to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, colorado, wyoming, washington, minnesota, oklahoma, new york, california, amy...
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Geoffrey West talked about his book Scale: The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, and the Pace of Life in Organisms, Cities, Economies, and Companies, in which he discusses the universal laws that govern everything from plants and animals to cities and economics. People: Mary Thompson; Geoffrey West Sponsor: Elliott Bay Book Company
Topics: new york, seattle, jeffrey, los angeles, city, china, liverpool, mr. trump
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Roxane Gay talked about Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, a book on the impact of her body and self-image on her life. Professor Gay spoke with Aminatou Sow, digital strategist and Co-founder of Tech LadyMafia. People: Eric Bliss; Roxane Gay; Aminatou Sow Sponsor: Barnes and Noble Booksellers | Union Square
Topics: roxanne, new york
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The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee held a hearing to consider the impact and leadership of women in the U.S. economy. Three women testified about their experiences running companies and working to promote and increase ownership and investment roles for women in American business and industry. Sponsor: Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee
Topics: shaheen, delaware, sioux, michelle richard, vietnam, new york, chadwell, detroit, washington
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Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) talked about his book Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution, in which he offers his thoughts on how to bring about change in America. Sponsor: Prairie Lights Books
Topics: iowa, donald trump, bernie sanders, vermont, twain, bernie, sanders, texas, new york, mark twain,...
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Mark Updegrove, former director of the LBJ Presidential Library, looks at the relationship between former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush. Sponsor: Johnson (Lyndon Baines) Presidential Library and Museum
Topics: george w. bush, george h. w. bush, washington, donald trump, ronald reagan, john avlon, george...
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Cameraman Yasutsune Hirashiki talked about his work covering the Vietnam War for ABC News. Sponsor: Fall for the Book Festival
Topics: vietnam, saigon, pearson, tokyo, new york, iraq, sheehan, tony wases, pearson, john scally
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Christopher Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, shared select speeches of his father on the law, faith, and virtue. He is interviewed by Los Angeles Times Supreme Court correspondent David Savage. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: brown, washington, thomas moore, wisconsin, milan, new york city, europe, thomas jefferson
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Amy Knight talked about the critics of Vladimir Putin who have been killed since he came to power in Russia. Sponsor: Words Bookstore
Topics: russia, london, moscow, chechnya, st. petersburg, fsb, ukraine, washington, kgb, yelton, miami,...
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Muslim American federal agent Tamer Elnoury discussed his experience fighting domestic terrorism in America. He is interviewed by Michael German, author of "Thinking Like a Terrorist: Insights of a Former FBI Undercover Agent." Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: fbi, canada, toronto, islam, mike, new york, iran, ahmed, boston, isis
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The people and events currently shaping telecommunications policy.
Topics: mr. ross, mr. neil, brady, georgia, ronald reagan, new york, mr. brady
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CUNY Future Initiatives Director Cathy Davidson examined a new way of educating college students to be better prepared for the gig economy. Sponsor: New York Public Library
Topics: california, kathy, new york
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Scott Greenberger looked at the tenure of America's 21st President Chester Arthur (1881-1885). Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore
Topics: chester arthur, new york, conklin, julius, julia, new york city, vermont, garfield, scott...
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Former Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC News anchor Greta Van Susteren talked about her book on using social media. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore
Topics: aruba, ecuador, bob levinson, natalie, beth, washington, elizabeth, alan dershowitz, tweeter,...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testified before the House Judiciary Committee about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russia's influence in the 2016 U.S. elections. Mr. Rosenstein expressed confidence in the job Special Counsel Mueller was doing. Several members asked questions about alleged bias on the part of agents involved in this and a previous FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's handling of a private email server. The deputy attorney general replied that, if...
Topics: fbi, mueller, robert mueller, clinton, donald trump, fisa, russia, mr. rosestein, rosenstein, mr....
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Dr. Lydia Kang described ineffective medical treatments and cures throughout history. Sponsor: Enoch Pratt Free Library
Topics: mercury, montana, nate pedersen, clark stanley, nebraska, new york city, leech, aspen, dr. lydia...
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Book TV visited Kansas City, Missouri to feature its local literary life from authors and city experts.
Topics: kansas city, missouri, pendergast, kansas, lg bt, kansas city, tom pendergast, chicago, new york,...
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Muslim American federal agent Tamer Elnoury discussed his experience fighting domestic terrorism in America. He is interviewed by Michael German, author of "Thinking Like a Terrorist: Insights of a Former FBI Undercover Agent." Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: fbi, canada, mike, new york, toronto, iran, islam, undercovers, isis, montreal, ahmed abasi,...
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Journalist Sally Quinn discussed her life, career, and faith. She was in conversation with journalists Bob Woodward and Elsa Walsh. Sponsor: S. Dillon Ripley Center
Topics: washington, russia, ben, washington post, elsa, harvey weinstein, savannah, bob, barry goldwater,...
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Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Elaine Duke talked about combating terrorism and the threat of weapons of mass destruction at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC. She outlined how the agency is adapting and addressing vulnerabilities as the threats against the nation change. The Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction, James McDonnell, also joined the conversation to talk about the agency's efforts. Sponsor: Hudson Institute
Topics: washington, fbi, mister mcdonald, gordon, new york, north korea, syria, dhs
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Amy Knight talked about the critics of Vladimir Putin who have been killed since he came to power in Russia. Sponsor: Words Bookstore
Topics: russia, alexander, yeltsin, london, fsb, kremlin, moscow, washington, kgb, ukraine, new york, nato,...
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Mike Wallace, history professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, provided a history of New York City from 1898 to 1919. Sponsor: New York Public Library
Topics: new york, new york city, chinatown, brooklyn, harlem, gotham, manhattan, city
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Scott Greenberger looked at the tenure of America's 21st President Chester Arthur (1881-1885). Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore
Topics: chester arthur, conklin, new york, julia, lyndon johnson, u.s. navy, garfield, navy, garfield, chet...
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Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Mark Warner (D-VA) sat down with the New York Times "TimesTalks" series for a discussion on bipartisanship. While that was the focus, other topics came up as well, including Republican efforts to overhaul the federal tax code. Sen. Corker (R-TN) said he will vote no on the tax reform bill if he feels that it will add to the deficit. Sponsor: [New York Times] | TimesTalks
Topics: alabama, new york, bill clinton, washington, bernie sanders
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[LIVE] Senators are expected to work on the Senate Republicans' tax reform legislation. The bill would be considered under reconciliation which only requires a simple majority for passage. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: pennsylvania, mr. mcconnell, new jersey, connecticut, china, alaska, washington, new york
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Topics: vietnam, britain, new york
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Topics: attica, new york, rochester
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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
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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
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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
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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...
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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....
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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
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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
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