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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments from Democrats on who their favored 2016 presidential nominee was.

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    Justice Breyer on the Magna Carta

    Justice Stephen Breyer spoke with David Rubenstein about the importance of Magna Carta on its 800th anniversary. They also talked about the document’s influence on American law.

    The two men spoke at the Library of Congress, where a 1215 copy of the Magna Carta was on display. King John originally signed the document, under pressure from his barons, at Runnymede, England. American revolutionaries looked to the rights guaranteed by the Magna Carta when they rebelled against the English crown.

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    Clarence Page on Culture Worrier

    Clarence Page talked about his book, Culture Worrier: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change, a collection of columns that he has written on a range of subjects between 1984 and 2014.

    This was part of a week-long series with authors who have published books in the past year.

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    Book Discussion on West Point '41

    Anne and P.J. Wilcox talked about their book West Point '41: The Class That Went to War and Shaped America.

    This interview was held at the 347th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser held by the National Press Club Journalism Institute, in partnership with Politics & Prose, for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library and the SEED Foundation. It was held November 18, 2014, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the National Press Club ballroom.

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    Agenda for the 114th Congress

    Columnist Terry Jeffrey talked about what he would like to see accomplished in the Republican-led 114th Congress.

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    News Headlines and Open Phones

    Headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls from Republicans to talk about their favored potential 2016 presidential nominees.

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    Washington Journal Program 12/26/2014

    Live daily at 7 a.m. ET, “Washington Journal” is a forum for leading journalists and public policy makers to discuss key events and legislation.

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    Book Discussion on When Lions Roar

    Thomas Maier talked about his book, When Lions Roar: The Churchills and the Kennedys, in which he examines the relationship between the Kennedy and Churchill families, from Joseph Kennedy’s initial meetings with Winston Churchill in the 1930's to the impact the British Prime Minister had on John F. Kennedy’s politics. Thomas Maier spoke with historian David Nasaw, author of The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Massachusetts.

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    1965 U.S. Army Documentary Tried by Fire

    This 1965 U.S. Army documentary is narrated by actor Paul Newman and looks at the 1944-45 Battle of the Bulge, and the experiences of the 84th Infantry Division. The program includes veterans of the battle on camera describing the German Army’s final major offensive attack and the battles fought in Belgium, France, Luxembourg from December 16, 1944, to early February, 1945.

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    Book Discussion on Woodrow Wilson and World War I

    Richard Striner talked about his book Woodrow Wilson and World War I: A Burden Too Great to Bear.

    This interview was held at the 347th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser held by the National Press Club Journalism Institute, in partnership with Politics & Prose, for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library and the SEED Foundation. It was held November 18, 2014, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the National Press Club ballroom.

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