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    Q&A with Michael Kinsley

    Michael Kinsley talked about living with Parkinson’s disease and his book, Old Age: A Beginners Guide, which looks at the baby boomer generation as they approach the end of life.

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    Q&A with Adam Hochschild

    Author Adam Hochschild talked about his book, Spain In Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939.

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    Bill Clinton Campaign Appearance in Frankfort, Kentucky

    Former President Bill Clinton spoke to supporters of his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, at a rally in Frankfort, Kentucky. He talked about the importance of attendees voting in the May 17. 2016, primary and some of his wife’s policy plans. President Clinton was introduced by Alison Lundergan Grimes, secretary of state for Kentucky.

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    Q&A with Zalmay Khalilzad

    Zalmay Khalilzad, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, and the United Nations, talked about his memoir, The Envoy: From Kabul to the White House, My Journey Through a Turbulent World.

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    Q&A with Amy Goodman

    Amy Goodman talked about the influence of corporate media outlets on journalism and American politics. Ms. Goodman has been the host and executive producer of the daily news program, “Democracy Now!,” for the past 20 years. She co-authored a book that looks back at some of the stories and people the show has covered over that period.

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    Q&A with Ron Chernow

    Ron Chernow talked about his 2004 biography, Alexander Hamilton, which was adapted into the Broadway musical Hamilton.

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    Fetal Tissue Donation

    The Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives of the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on the transfer of fetal tissue. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Ben Sasse (R-NE) and former attorneys for anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights groups testified on determining whether abortion clinics were illegally making a profit from fetal tissue. Democratic members of the committee argued that the investigation was an attempt to restrict women’s health care. Republicans said that evidence supported that at least one abortion clinic profited from the sale of aborted fetal organs. The panel within the House Energy and Commerce Committee was formed in 2015 in response to released videos of Planned Parenthood practices to investigate abortion practices and policies regarding fetal tissue, its cost, and how it is obtained.