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    Panel Discussion on Thomas Paine

    Chris Hedges, Cornel West, and Richard Wolff talked about the importance of Thomas Paine and his most influential works: Common Sense, The Rights of Man, and The Age of Reason. This event…

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    Book TV on the Supreme Court

    A collection of segments from Book TV programs featured author talks about the Supreme Court.

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    World War I and American Music

    Michael Lasser talked about how World War I changed American music and the precedents these changes set for future wartime generations. He spoke about how songs reflected the wartime…

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    Rise and Fall of Silver as Currency

    Miguel Perez-Santalla talked about the role of silver in the U.S. economy in the 19th century. He spoke about the changes in both U.S. and international markets that contributed to the…

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    Barry Goldwater at 1964 Republican National Convention

    Senator Barry Goldwater (R-AZ) delivered a speech on July 16, 1964 to accept the Republican party’s nomination for presidential candidate.

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    Open Phones on Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the influx of unaccompanied immigration children from Central America to the U.S. Southwest border.

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    Book Discussion on Obama's Globe

    Bruce Herschensohn talked about his book, Obama’s Globe: A President’s Abandonment of U.S. Allies Around the World, in which he provides his views on President Obama’s…

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    Book Discussion on Boosting Paychecks

    Daniel Gitterman talked about his book, Boosting Paychecks: The Politics of Supporting America’s Working Poor, in which he discusses the value of federal tax and minimum wage policies…

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    National Governors Association, Closing Session on Jobs and the Economy

    Hubert Joly gave the keynote address at the closing session of the National Governors Association (NGA) Summer meeting. The final session focused on jobs and the economy. After…

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    Book Discussion on Alex's Wake

    Martin Goldsmith talked about his book, Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance, in which he recalls the journey of 900 Jewish refugees aboard the cruise liner…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Raul Grijalva

    Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, talked about immigration and the increase in the number of unaccompanied children and others from…

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    50th Anniversary of 1964 Republican Convention

    Richard Norton Smith talked about the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Republican National Convention where former Senator Barry Goldwater (R-AZ) was nominated as the party’s presidential…

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    Young Voters and the 2014 Midterm Elections

    Ashley Spillane talked about Rock the Vote’s campaign to sign up young voters for the 2014 midterm elections. Topics included the group’s revamped mission and Web site, its…

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    Middle East, Europe and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Shane Harris talked about ongoing turmoil in the Middle East. Topics included the rising violence between Israel and Hamas, continued violence in Iraq and the militant group Islamic…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer phone calls on the question, “Have relations between President Obama and congressional Republicans reached a new low?” C-SPAN Radio’s…

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    1963 Universal Newsreel on the Opening of the 88th Congress

    This program was a 1963 Universal Newsreel report on the opening of the 88th congress and the swearing in of twelve new Senators by Vice President Lyndon Johnson. The freshman senators…

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    History of Dissent Against Totalitarianism

    Scholars specializing in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union talked about dissension against 20th century totalitarian and communist regimes. This session was part of a conference…

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    2014 Harlem Book Fair Opening Remarks

    Max Rodriguez and Khalil Muhammad made opening and welcoming remarks at the beginning of session of the 2014 Harlem Book Fair at the Langston Hughes Auditorium in the New York Public…

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    2014 Harlem Book Fair

    Book TV aired live coverage of the 16th annual Harlem Book Fair from the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Live coverage included: 11:45 AM…

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    Book Discussion on Give "War and Peace" a Chance

    Andrew Kaufman talked about his book, Give “War and Peace” a Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times, in which he argues that we can learn a lot about living through…

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