Associated Press Reporter Chris Rugaber discusses the state of the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve’s upcoming meeting, reports of strong GDP growth, and the release of the Congressional Budget Office’s ten-year budget and economic forecast.
2016 Republican presidential candidate Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) outlines his policy toward China if he is elected president during a campaign stop in Charleston, South Carolina. He also fields questions from the audience.
Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) delivers remarks on his foreign policy priorities at an event in Charleston, South Carolina. Topics include the Iran nuclear agreement and the U.S.-led military effort against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL).
Donald Trump, a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, spoke at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies Presidential Preference Endorsing Convention at the Rocketown Conference Center in Nashville, Tennessee. During his speech, he talked about how he was planning to make America great again, mentioning issues like Social Security, Obamacare, and jobs.
Park Ranger Justin Sochacki gives a tour of Monroe Elementary School, one of the four formerly segregated chools for African Americans in Topeka, Kansas, and talked about the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case.
Time Rues talks about and presents items related to territorial Kansas, including two of the state’s first four constitutions, an earl map of the Kansas Territory, and a letter written by abolitionist John Brown.
Owner Nova Cottrell and author Debra Goodrich Bisel talk about the former home of Vice President Charles Curtis. Charles Curtis was a Kaw Nation Native American and the fist person of non-European ancestry to become vice president.
The Manhattan Institute hosts a panel discussion on the shale oil industry. Topics include technological developments in the industry, oil production capacity in the U.S., shale development overseas, and the impact of fossil fuels on the environment.
Charlotte Ponticelli, a former State Department international consultant, talks about priorities, challenges, and the progress of Afghan women after the fall of the Taliban. The Channel City Club in Santa Barbara, California sponsors this event.
D.W. Carter talks about his book, Mayday Over Wichita, about the 1965 crash of a U.S. Air Force KC-135 tanker into an African American neighborhood in Wichita. The crash killed the plane’s seven crew members as well as 23 people on the ground.
Michael Church talks about Samuel Reader, a Kansas pioneer, farmer, and soldier. Inspired by Lewis and Clark, Samuel Reader began keeping at diary in 1849 at the age of 14. He kept the diary until 1913 when he became too ill to continue.
University of Kansas professors Charles Epp and Steven Maynard-Moody, co-authors of Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship, talk about the history of police stops and their impact on communities.
Cynthia Harris, co-author of Hometown Appetites, talks about the largely forgotten American food writer Clementine Paddleford, who by the 1950s and 1960s had built a readership of 12 million people and earned a salary of $250,000.
Professor Donald Haider-Markel, co-editor of Transgender Rights and Politics, talks about some of the issues important to the transgender community and argues that these issues are often left out of legislation and the national discussion.
Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testify at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the Iran nuclear agreement and its enforcement. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) chairs the committe
David Javersak talks about the significance of the Historic National Road, why it lead to an industrial boom in Wheeling, West Virginia, and how it contributed to westward expansion during the 19th century.
Travis Henline, site manager for West Virginia Independence Hall, talks about the significance of the 13 flags in the Civil War Flags exhibit, which are part of a larger collection acquired by the state in 1902.
Margaret Brennan talks about Senator Joseph McCarthy’s (R-WI)"Enemies from Within" speech and the impact it had on his political career. Senator McCarthy delivered the speech at the McClure Hotel in Wheeling, West Virginia.
Dan Weimer talks about his book, Seeing Drugs: Modernization, Counterinsurgency, and U.S. Narcotics Control in the Third World, 1969-1976, about the implementation of the war on drugs during the Nixon and Ford administrations.
Sean Duffy, programming and publicity coordinator at the Ohio County Public Library, visits the library to see W.C. Brown’s collection of photography from Wheeling, West Virginia, during the nineteenth and early twentieth century.
Sean Duffy talks about his book, The Wheeling Family: A Celebration of Immigrants and Their Neighborhoods, about the influx of immigrants in Wheeling, West Virgina, during the early to mid twentieth century.
Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey, and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter testify at a Senate hearing on the Iran nuclear deal.
Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey, and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter testify on Capitol Hill on the Iran nuclear deal.
Park Ranger Joe Brehm gives a tour of the Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest masonry fort in the continental United States, and talks about its history. The fort was built in 1672 while the city was under Spanish rule.
Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park Guide Kit Keating gives a tour of the site where it is believed Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon landed in America while supposedly searching for the “Fountain of Youth.”
Park Ranger Vicki Tiseth and Archaeologist Kathleen Deagan talk about the history of Fort Mose and what researchers learned about the Fort during excavations that took place more than 250 years after its founding.
Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) speaks on the Senate about the agreement over Iran’s nuclear program. He says he is cautious about the deal and warns about Iran’s relationship with Syria, rebels in Yemen, and Palestinian terrorists.
Professor Timothy Johnson talks about the book he co-edited, From La Florida to La California: Franciscan Evangelization in the Spanish Borderlands, about Spanish Franciscans that settled in St. Augustine, Florida.
Thomas Graham talks about his book Mr. Flagler’s St. Augustine, in which he tells the story of Henry Flagler, one of the wealthiest men in America, who turned the country’s “oldest city” into a desirable vacation destination for the rich.
Professor Tracey Eaton talks about his book, Bubba Toothed Bandit: Tale of a Texas Bank Robber, about the story of a reformed criminal who reverted to a life of crime. Professor Eaton also speaks about his career as an investigative journalist.
Professor Michael Butler talks about his book, Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Pensacola, Florida, 1960-1980, about the social issues in northwest Florida in the years following the Civil Rights movement.
Bob Nawrocki, chief librarian for the St. Augustine Historical Society, talks about the history of St. Augustine, Florida, and showed several documents, memoirs, and photographs from different time periods.
A panel of urban planners and authors examine the state of infrastructure in the U.S. relating to transportation and the power grid. They also discuss how communities create their own power sources and encourage residents to walk and bike.