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    2016 Savannah Book Festival

    BookTV was live from the 9th annual Savannah Book Festival, which took place from February 11-14, 2016, in Telfair, Wright, and Chippewa Squares in Savannah, Georgia.

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    1966 Fulbright Vietnam Hearings - George Kennan (preview)

    This was an ABC News Special Report on the February 10, 1966, Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing investigating the Vietnam War. Former Ambassador to the Soviet Union George Kennan testified in opposition to Johnson administration policies and strategy in Vietnam. This program is ABC’s edited highlights of Kennan’s testimony including several questions from the committee. Senate Historian Emeritus Donald Ritchie provided context about the significance of the hearings and the situation in Vietnam in 1966.

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    2016 Humphrey-Mondale Dinner

    Democratic presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered remarks at the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party’s fifth annual Humphrey-Mondale Dinner at the Saint Paul RiverCentre. Senator Sanders talked about issues including the gap between the rich and poor, the influence of Wall Street and big corporations, raising the minimum wage, pay equity, and free tuition for public colleges and universities. Former Secretary Clinton talked about issues including barriers facing African Americans, corporate tax inversions, and the need for universal health care coverage. She was introduced by former President Bill Clinton in a prerecorded video that was audible but not seen.