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Laura Finch's MyC-SPAN

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    After Words with Dan-el Padilla Peralta

    Dan-el Padilla Peralta talked about his book Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League, in which he traces his journey in the U.S. as an undocumented immigrant, from a New York City homeless shelter to Princeton University. He is interviewed by New York Times immigration reporter Liz Robbins.

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    Weekly Republican Address

    In the weekly Prpublican address, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) talked about why the president’s nuclear agreement with Iran would make the world less safe.

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address President Obama talked about his upcoming trip to Alaska to view the effects of climate change. He talked about ways to address those challenges, including transitioning away from fossil fuels to more renewable energy sources and during that transition relying more on domestic production than importing from foreign counties who do not have the same environmental or safety standards as the United States.

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    Book Discussion on Shots on the Bridge

    Ronnie Greene talked about his book Shots on the Bridge: Police Violence and Cover-Up in the Wake of Katrina, in which he examines the case of six unarmed citizens shot by police during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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    History of the U.S. Coast Guard

    Thomas Ostrom talked about the history of the U.S. Coast Guard, from its beginning under Alexander Hamilton in 1790 through its service in the Civil War, World Wars, and present day. He also spoke about many of the leaders of the Coast Guard and their missions while in service.

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    History of Space Stations

    Don Thomas talked about the history of space stations, comparing the development of Russian and American programs since the early 1950s. He also looked at the future of international space station efforts. This program was hosted by the Smithsonian Associates.