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    Senate Caucus Room

    Donald Ritchie described several historic investigations held in the Russell Senate Office Building, including the Truman Committee investigations of Word War II expeditures, and the Fulbright hearings about Vietnam.

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    After Words with Linda Tirado

    Linda Tirado talked about her book, Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America, in which she discusses how she went from middle class to lower class to poor, demonstrating what she says is the need for a safety net for those on “the bottom rungs of society’s ladder.” She talked with Tracey Ross, senior policy analyst on poverty for the Center for American Progress.

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    Legacy of Henry Wirz

    Michael Vorenberg talked about the legacy of Confederate Captain Henry Wirz, who was in charge of the Andersonville Prison Camp from March 1864 to his arrest in May 1865 for war crimes. Professor Vorenberg argued that Mr. Wirz’s trial was framed within the context of slavery but the memory of his trial and execution has changed as historians view it through the lens of 20th century events. 

    “Judgment at Washington: Lew Wallace, Henry Wirz, and the Elusive Quest to End the Civil War” was part of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society 2014 Spring Conference “A Just and Lasting Peace: Ending the Civil War", held in the Dirksen Senate Office Building. It was the eleventh symposium in the series, "The National Capitol in a Nation Divided: Congress and the District of Columbia Confront Sectionalism and Slavery.”

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    Communicators with Meredith Attwell Baker

    Meredith Attwell Baker talked about telecommunications issues, including spectrum auctions, the debate over net neutrality rules, cramming, among others. Ms. Baker, a previous Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner, became CTIA-The Wireless Association’s president and CEO in June 2014.

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the risks of contracting Ebola and measures being taken to contain it.

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    Watch Online: Leon Panetta

    A video clip promoting online viewing of a book discussion program.

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    1964 Universal Newsreel on President Hoover Funeral

    This 1964 Universal newsreel is a report on the death of President Herbert Hoover, and his lying in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.

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    Georgia Gubernatorial Campaign Ads

    Political ads were shown for the gubernatorial campaigns of Georgia Governor Nathan Deal (R) and his challengers, State Senator Jason Carter (D) and businessman and scientist Andrew Hunt (Libertarian).

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    Watch Online: Andrew Maraniss

    A video clip promoting online viewing of a book discussion program.

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    Watch Online: Anand Gopal

    A video clip promoting online viewing of a book discussion program.

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