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[LIVE] Senate meets at 10am to continue work on nominations Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: nebraska, washington, r.t. america, arkansas, mr. robb, trump, virginia, russia, oregon, ryan,...
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[LIVE] Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: murray, alexander, united states air force, minnesota, mr. durbin, new york, washington, mr....
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[LIVE] The Senate reconvened following members' weekly party caucus lunches and resumed consideration of former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson's nomination to be secretary of State. Earlier, Senators confirmed Elaine Chao to be Transportation secretary. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. tillerson, russia, trump, nato, sarah, washington, isis, mr. cardin, mexico, syria, new york,...
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Panelists talked about combating anti-Semitism and hate crimes in the U.S. According to a recent Anti-Defamation League (ADL) report, anti-Semitic incidents had increased by 34 percent in 2016 and by 86 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Other topics addressed included the harassment of Jewish reporters during the presidential campaign and anti-Semitic messages on social media. This program was part of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) held their National Leadership Summit. Sponsor:...
Topics: israel, england, whitefish, richard spencer, montana, new york, tonya, new jersey, florida,...
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Charles Campisi talked about his book, Blue on Blue: An Insider's Story of Good Cops Catching Bad Cops, about his work in the NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau to investigate corruption within the force. Chief Campisi is the second longest serving member of the Internal Affairs Bureau and served under four police commissioners during his tenure. He is interviewed by former NYPD officer Corey Pegues. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: new york, ray kelly, brooklyn, unprosecutable, washington, giuliani, brownsville, blasio
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) criticized the newly released GOP tax reform plan. He said it doesn't embody what Republicans and the president have been saying to the public about tax relief for the middle class. Sen. Schumer and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) talked about their concerns and others at a news conference on Capitol Hill. People: Ron Wyden; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: new york, schumer, wyden, california
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[LIVE] President Trump and members of Congress deliver remarks at the 65th annual National Prayer Breakfast. People: Donald J. Trump Sponsor: National Prayer Breakfast Committee,White House Travel | DC Event
Topics: heaven, lord, barry, washington, god, jesus, mr. trump, nebuchadnezzar, daniel, solomon, d.c.,...
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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly defended President Trump's proposed budget cuts for his department at a House Appropriations Subcommitee hearing. He told members that state and local governments are more prepared to deal with national security issues since 9-11 having the personnel in place to deal with a potential crisis without federal counterterrorism funding.
Topics: new york, fema, dhs, mexico, ms. lowey, texas, el salvador, jay johnson, honduras, trump, kelly,...
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Names of the victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Flight 93 were read at a 16th anniversary remembrance ceremony in New York City. Sponsor: National September 11 Memorial and Museum
Topics: jr., florida, jr., steve, heaven, new york, deepa pakala, stephen, brian christopher hickey,...
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House and Senate Democratic leaders held a news conference to discuss the House GOP's tax reform proposal. They said the proposal offered too many tax breaks to corporations and rich individuals at the expense of low- and middle-income taxpayers, and predicted the legislation wouldn't pass through the House and Senate by regular order. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | House Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: california, new york, washington, schumer
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[LIVE] The Senate convened for a legislative session. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: donald trump, islam, washington, isis, trump, mohammed, iraq, new jersey, syria, sally yates,...
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C-SPAN looks back at the opening statements of all eight current Supreme Court Justices at their confirmation hearings. The program also includes remarks by Senators who introduced the nominees. People: Chuck Schumer; Christine Todd Whitman Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: sacramento, clarence thomas, kennedy, new york, san francisco, john roberts, george h. w. bush,...
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Annie Jacobsen talked about her life and career and responded to viewer comments and questions. Ms. Jacobsen is the author of Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base, Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America, The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency, and Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government's Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and...
Topics: pentagon, annie jacobsen, mitchell, cia, geller, nasa, esp, psychokinesis, edgar mitchell,...
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[LIVE] The Senate voted 81 to 17 to pass a waiver for General James Mattis to serve as defense secretary in the Donald Trump administration. People: Mitch McConnell Jr.; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mccain, mr. mcconnell, mr. merkley, oregon, washington, mr. tillerson, obamacare, mr....
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[LIVE] The Senate voted to invoke the so-called "nuclear option," thereby changing Senate rules to require a simple majority vote to limit debate on Supreme Court nominations, instead of the 60-vote threshold. Senators then voted to limit debate. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, mr. schumer, neil gorsuch, mcconnell, obama, merrick garland, mr. grassley, mr. durbin,...
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Professor John Pfaff talked about his book Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration-and How to Achieve Real Reform, in which he examines the impact of criminal justice reforms on prisons and mass incarceration. In his book, Professor Pfaff argues that reforms should include placing more emphasis on regulating prosecutors, rethinking incarceration for violent crime offenders, and examining why some people become violent as part of the solution to reducing the prison population. Sponsor:...
Topics: new york, california, chicago, new york city, louisiana, maryland, vermont, john pfaff, north...
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Jack Barsky talked about his book, Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a KGB Spy in America, about his life as a KGB spy operating in the U.S. during the late 1970s and 1980s and his eventual rejection of the Soviet Union. Mr. Barsky was interviewed by Vince Houghton. People: Jack Barsky; Vince Houghton Sponsor: International Spy Museum
Topics: kgb, fbi, jack barsky, moscow, berlin, nazis, new york
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Camille Paglia talked about her compilation of essays, Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism, in which explores feminism and empowering men and women. People: Camille Paglia; Rick Simonson Sponsor: Seattle Public Library
Topics: etc., foucault, italy, camille paglia, madonna, new york, amelia ehrhardt, lenny bruce, seattle,...
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[LIVE] Senate meets at 10am to continue work on nomination of Steven Bradbury to be Transportation Dept. General Counsel. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: yemen, illinois, china, klobuchar, mr. bradbury, new york, mr. durbin, daca, minnesota, obama...
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Sam Sorbo talked about her book, They're Your Kids: An Inspirational Journey from Self-Doubter to Home School Advocate. She was interviewed at FreedomFest, one of the largest libertarian conferences in the country. People: Peter Slen; Sam Sorbo Sponsor: FreedomFest
Topics: sam sorbo, tavi, new york, shane, hercules
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Brad Ricca talked about his book Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation, in which he recalls the life of Grace Humiston, the first female U.S. district attorney and first female consulting detective to the New York Police Department. Sponsor: Hudson Library and Historical Society
Topics: krohn, kochi, new york, mrs. sherlock holmes, sherlock holmes, phillipa, krueger, brad ricca,...
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Dave Barry talked about his life and career and responded to viewer comments and questions. Mr. Barry is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and columnist, who wrote a nationally syndicated humor column for the Miami Herald from 1983 to 2005. Mr. Barry has written more than 30 books, including Dave Barry Slept Here and Best. State. Ever. People: Dave Barry; Peter Slen Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: florida, dave barry, miami, washington, russia, dave, new york, brazil, donald trump, north dakota,...
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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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Robert Edsel recalled the Allied forces who were tasked with recovering European cultural artificats stolen by the Nazis during World War II. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: italy, nazis, germany, europe, benghazi, dallas, adolph hitler, poland, louvre, france, george...
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Book TV presented coverage of the 2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards. The award is presented each year to honor the best books published in the United States according to the organization, which is composed of nearly 600 critics. Sponsor: New School University
Topics: john leonard, margaret, berlin, margaret atwood, ishion hutchinson, carol anderson, michelle dean,...
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[LIVE] Author and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about his life and career and responds to viewer phone calls and tweets. Mr. Tyson, the director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, is the author of many books, including Welcome to the Universe and Death by Black Hole. His most recent book is Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. People: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Peter Slen Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: neil degrasse tyson, nasa, mars, new york, dr. tyson, mars, einstein, universe, pluto, texas,...
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Thomas Friedman talked about his book Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations, in which he discusses how technology and globalization is accelerating and transforming how people do things in their everyday lives, from work to play. People: Thomas L. Friedman; Bradley Graham Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore,Sixth and I Historic Synagogue
Topics: moore, cyberspace, at&t, minneapolis, st. louis park, watson, donald trump, mr. friedman, new...
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[LIVE] Scott Pruitt testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in the Trump administration. Sponsor: Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
Topics: epa, oklahoma, mercury, mr. pruitt, scott pruitt, pruitt, carper, devon, michigan, california,...
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Gerald Horne, professor of history at the University of Houston, talked about two new books on the history of the African American struggle for civil rights. In "Storming the Heavens," he describes the early efforts by African Americans to gain the right to fly planes. In "The Rise & Fall of the Associated Negro Press," he tells the story of the influential African American news agency that existed from 1919 to 1964. Sponsor: Eso Won Books
Topics: haiti, north korea, ethiopia, california, cuba, washington, africa, chicago, frank marshall davis,...
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A Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee held a hearing on infrastructure financing and safe drinking water. Members heard from representatives of a local utility and metropolitan planning board on their recommendations for funding and modernizing the nation's water systems. A resident of Arkansas also talked about his family's problems getting access to safe drinking water and the help he received from a rural government assistance program that installed well systems in his...
Topics: chicago, mr. frazee, arkansas, boozman, illinois, south dakota, booker, new jersey, maryland, mr....
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The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation hosted a race and education panel discussion at their annual legislative conference in Washington, DC. Panelists included members of Congress, education advocates, students, and former Department of Education officials. Topics included improving the public education system in urban areas, desegregating schools, and access to higher education. Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Topics: brown, virginia, bobby scott, florida, scott, chicago, selma, alabama, melanie, danny davis, bobby,...
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Brave New Films and three women who have accused President Trump of sexual misconduct called on Congress to investigate allegations. During a news conference all said the president should be held accountable for his actions. Brave New Films is a progressive video company based in California. They've created a film entitled "16 Women and Donald Trump."
Topics: donald trump, mr. trump, roy moore, new york city, alabama, new york
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke with Mike Allen, co-founder of Axios. He provided an update on the president's trade agenda, saying NAFTA would be the first major agreement to get reviewed. In addition, Secretary Mnuchin said he was optimistic about passing the health care law replacement legislation and comprehensive tax reform. He also spoke about his relationship with President Trump, infrastructure investment, and cybersecurity in the financial sector. People: Mike Allen; Steven T....
Topics: new york, washington, mexico, california, berlin, apple, trump, nafta, s&p, london, mnuchin,...
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Sophie Pinkham talked about her book Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine, in which she discusses Ukraine's history and life today in the country amidst ongoing conflict. She was interviewed by Alexander Cooley. People: Alexander Cooley; Sophie Pinkham Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: russia, ukraine, europe, eastern ukraine, crimea, siberia, moscow, maidan, western europe, soviet...
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Author and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about his life and career and responds to viewer phone calls and tweets. Mr. Tyson, the director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, is the author of many books, including Welcome to the Universe and Death by Black Hole. His most recent book is Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. People: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Peter Slen Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: dr. tyson, nasa, mars, neil degrasse tyson, einstein, new york, hayden, texas, mars, california,...
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Nicholas Reynolds talked about his book Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961 , in which he recalls novelist Ernest Hemingway's connections to the Soviet NKVD, precursor to the KGB, and the U.S. OSS, predecessor of the CIA. In his book, the author reports that Hemingway, who was a proponent of the political left, was courted by both the Soviet and the American intelligence services to conduct espionage. People: Jarod Anderson; Nicholas E. Reynolds...
Topics: cuba, china, cia, ernest hemingway, oss, spain, fbi, martha, washington, paris, ernest, europe, new...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic colleagues about their $1 trillion infrastructure bill for road, port, drinking water, and other such projects, which they say they would negotiate with President Trump on how to pay for it. Senator Schumer called on the president to follow through on his campaign promise to spend money on infrastructure. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: vermont, ryan, mcconnell, donald trump, cleveland, schumer, new york, trump, nelson, florida
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Author and radio host Dennis Prager spoke about his keys to happiness and goodness. He spoke at the 2017 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in Rancho Mirage, California. People: Dennis Prager Sponsor: Rancho Mirage Writers Festival
Topics: moody, dennis prager, dennis, brooklyn, judaism, los angeles, auschwitz, moody 's, la., beethoven,...
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed consideration of Representative Tom Price's (R-GA) nomination to be health and human services secretary. Luther Strange (R-AL) was sworn in to replace Jeff Sessions, who had resigned to become U.S. attorney general. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, illinois, georgia, washington, ohio, kennedy, utah, schumer, utah, cleveland, mr. mnuchin,...
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[LIVE] Annie Jacobsen talked about her life and career and responded to viewer comments and questions. Ms. Jacobsen is the author of Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base, Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America, The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency, and Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government's Investigations into Extrasensory...
Topics: pentagon, darpa, annie jacobsen, geller, esp, cia, von braun, mitchell, nasa, nazis, manhattan,...
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[LIVE] The Senate will resume debate of the nomination of Dabney Friedrich to be US District Judge for the District of Columbia. Senators voted on November 16 to limit debate and advance her nomination. Confirmation vote expected. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, florida, mcconnell, washington, texas, mr. brown, virginia, mr. mulvaney, obama...
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Author and radio host Dennis Prager spoke about his keys to happiness and goodness. He spoke at the 2017 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in Rancho Mirage, California. People: Dennis Prager Sponsor: Rancho Mirage Writers Festival
Topics: moody, dennis prager, dennis, brooklyn, judaism, los angeles, auschwitz, moody 's, la., beethoven,...
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Betsy DeVos testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on her nomination by President-elect Trump to become his secretary of education. She answered questions about her plans for and thoughts on a wide range of issues including the nation's public education system, charter schools, school choice and vouchers, post-secondary education, student loan debt, special education programs and funding, and her financial holdings and potential conflicts on interest....
Topics: murray, mrs. devos, detroit, michigan, obama, ms. devos, betsy, lieberman, betsy devos, scott, john...
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Karl Jacoby talked about his book, The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire. He spoke at the 5th annual San Antonio Book Festival. People: Karl Jacoby Sponsor: San Antonio Book Festival,San Antonio Public Library
Topics: mexico, texas, san antonio, william ellis, new york city, new york, ethiopia, mexico city,...
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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke about the importance of education. Justice Sotomayor shared her experiences of her early legal career, her education at Princeton and Yale Universities, and growing up in poverty in New York City. People: Sonia Sotomayor; Mary Elizabeth Magill Sponsor: Stanford University | Law School
Topics: princeton, sonia, alice, latina justice, new york city
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During the 3-hour program, Cornel West & Robert George talked about their books and took questions from Book TV viewers. Cornel West is the author of "Race Matters," "Democracy Matters," "Living and Loving Out Loud: A Memoir," and other books. Robert George's books include "Making Men Moral," "The Clash of Orthodoxies," and "Conscience and Its Enemies." Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: princeton, robert george, israel, donald trump, isis, martin luther, barack obama, robbie, obama,...
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Nicholas Reynolds talked about his book Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961 , in which he recalls novelist Ernest Hemingway's connections to the Soviet NKVD, precursor to the KGB, and the U.S. OSS, predecessor of the CIA. In his book, the author reports that Hemingway, who was a proponent of the political left, was courted by both the Soviet and the American intelligence services to conduct espionage. Sponsor: Thurber House
Topics: cuba, spain, china, oss, new york, ernest, cia, martha, stalin, orlov, j. edgar hoover, europe,...
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National Book Award winning author Ta-Nehisi Coates examined race, the Obama presidency and the election of Donald Trump through a collection of his essays written for Atlantic magazine. He talked with NPR's Kojo Nnamdi. Sponsor: Sankofa Books
Topics: obama, south carolina, monahan, washington, new york, obama, barack obama, thomas jefferson
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Melvin A. Goodman talked about his book, Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider's Account of the Politics of Intelligence. He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Sponsor: Gaithersburg Book Festival
Topics: cia, new york, washington, chelsea, vietnam, gaithersburg, snowden, washington post, alexander...
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Ambassador Omar Saif Ghobash talked about his book, Letters to a Young Muslim, about the dangers of Islamic extremism and what it means to be a good Muslim in the world. He spoke with Marcus Brauchli, former executive editor of the Washington Post. People: Marcus W. Brauchli; Omar Saif Ghobash; Lissa Muscatine Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore
Topics: islam, isis, russia, pakistan, new york, ima, london, npr
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Jack Barsky talked about his book, Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a KGB Spy in America, about his life as a KGB spy operating in the U.S. during the late 1970s and 1980s and his eventual rejection of the Soviet Union. Mr. Barsky was interviewed by Vince Houghton. People: Jack Barsky; Vince Houghton Sponsor: International Spy Museum
Topics: kgb, jack barsky, fbi, moscow, new york, cia, yankees, germany, canada, soviet union, hindsight,...
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Republican Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) delivered keynote remarks at a discussion on Russia's military strategy in Europe and their violation of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty after reports surfaced that Russia recently tested weapons prohibited under the treaty. Senator Cotton, who chairs the Senate Armed Services AirLand subcommittee, said there could be no re-negotiation of the current treaty because of Russia's violation and urged the U.S. to continue to put pressure...
Topics: russia, europe, china, nato, ukraine, arkansas, north korea, taiwan, georgia, navy, imf, soviet...
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Author and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about his life and career and responds to viewer phone calls and tweets. Mr. Tyson, the director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, is the author of many books, including Welcome to the Universe and Death by Black Hole. His most recent book is Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. People: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Peter Slen Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: neil degrasse tyson, hayden, nasa, mars, dr. tyson, mars, new york, einstein, universe, new york...
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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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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....
Topics: obama, donald trump, baltimore, clinton, mary frances berry, washington, george w. bush, florida,...
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Thomas Dolby talked about his book, The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology. He spoke at the 15th annual Annapolis Book Festival. People: Thomas Dolby Sponsor: Key School (Annapolis, MD)
Topics: mtv, dolby, sullivan, paris, finland, baltimore, new york, bioluminescence, london, thomas edison,...
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New York Times Magazine contributor Suzy Hansen reported on the world's view of America's power & influence & her own view of the U.S. in her book, "Notes on a Foreign Country." She was interviewed by Elmira Bayrasli, Foreign Policy Interrupted Co-founder. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: turkey, new york, isis, baldwin, india, afghanistan, china, islam, pakistan, donald trump, james...
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Isabel Allende talked about her career and her latest novel, "In the Midst of Winter." Sponsor: Seattle Arts and Lectures
Topics: seattle, india, chile, new york, portland, latina, singapore, brooklyn, costa rica, brown, portia,...
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[LIVE] Sponsor: American Jewish Committee
Topics: israel, chuck, john, ajc, iran, trump, clinton, europe, russia, un, o'neill, new york, chucky,...
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Camille Paglia talked about her compilation of essays, Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism, in which explores feminism and empowering men and women. Sponsor: Seattle Public Library
Topics: etc., oscar wilde, italy, binghamton, camille paglia, katharine hepburn, lenny bruce, upstate new...
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Jack Barsky talked about his book, Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a KGB Spy in America, about his life as a KGB spy operating in the U.S. during the late 1970s and 1980s and his eventual rejection of the Soviet Union. Mr. Barsky was interviewed by Vince Houghton. People: Jack Barsky; Vince Houghton Sponsor: International Spy Museum
Topics: kgb, fbi, moscow, new york, canada, jack persky, cia, west germany, jack barsky, yankees, germany,...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic colleagues about their $1 trillion infrastructure bill for road, port, drinking water, and other such projects, which they say they would negotiate with President Trump on how to pay for it. Senator Schumer called on the president to follow through on his campaign promise to spend money on infrastructure. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed debate on the nomination of Marshall Billingslea to be assistant treasury secretary for terrorist financing. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. schumer, maryland, mr. comey, russia, washington, michigan, united states senate, texas, mrs....
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Tribal leaders, indigenous rights advocates, and members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe held a rally to oppose the Trump administration's approval of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines and to support Native American tribal land rights. Sponsor: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
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[LIVE] The Senate convened for a legislative session. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] The Senate will work on several judicial nominations, including Scott Palk to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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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
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[LIVE] Thomas Dolby talked about his book, The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology. He spoke at the 15th annual Annapolis Book Festival. People: Thomas Dolby Sponsor: Key School (Annapolis, MD)
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Scientist Jaron Lanier explored the connection between the brain and the world and argued that virtual reality enhances lives. Sponsor: Strand Bookstore
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Lydia Reeder talked about her book, Dust Bowl Girls: The Inspiring Story of the Team That Barnstormed Its Way to Basketball Glory. She spoke at the 5th annual San Antonio Book Festival. People: Lydia Reeder; Laura Sisson Sponsor: San Antonio Book Festival,San Antonio Public Library
Topics: oklahoma, virginia, durant, oklahoma presbyterian, the amateur athletic union, mrs. hoover,...
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Financier and former Russia investor William Browder testified at a hearing on the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). This law requires those representing the political interests of foreign powers to disclose their relationship. Mr. Browder told committee members that the Kremlin-linked lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, who met with Donald Trump Jr. was heading Russian efforts to get sanctions under the Magnitsky Act repealed. The act blocked Russian government officials and businessmen...
Topics: russia, sergei magnitsky, mr. browder, donald trump, natalia veselnitskaya, fbi, moscow,...
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed debate on Jay Clayton's nomination to be chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Robert Cottrell talked about his book Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n' Roll: The Rise of America's 1960s Counterculture, in which he explores some of the people and movements that influenced the decade. C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their "2017 LCV Cities Tour" in Chico, California, from March 4-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local...
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[LIVE] Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume debate on the nomination of Callista Gingrich to be Ambassador to the Vatican with a confirmation vote scheduled for 5:30pm ET. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] Panelists talked about Japanese American internment during World War II. Panelists included Pamela Rotner Sakamoto, author of Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds; Richard Reeves, author of Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese American Internment in World War II; and Richard Cahan, co-author of Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II. They spoke at the the ninth annual Tucson Festival of Books. Sponsor:...
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