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    Communicators with Mignon Clyburn

    Commissioner Mignon Clyburn talked about several issues, including the cost of telephone service to and from prison inmates, set top boxes, spectrum auctions in March 2016, a court…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    The weekly Republican address was delivered by Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA). He talked about the effects of the Clean Air Act on the economy.

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address, recorded February 10, 2016, at the Illinois State Senate. He reflected on his political career and the state of American politics.

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    John Brown and the Election of 1860

    Dennis Frye talked about the reactions of both Southerners and Northerners following abolitionist John Brown’s 1859 raid on the federal armory at Harpers Ferry and his resulting…

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    Radio: The Nixon Tapes: November 1971

    Topics in these calls include initial results of elections around the country on November 2; legislation such as foreign aid, taxes and government funding; grain shipments to the Soviet…

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    Book Discussion on Ronald Reagan

    Jacob Weisberg talked about his book Ronald Reagan: The American Presidents Series: The 40th President, 1981-1989, in which he recalls the tenure of America’s 40th president, Ronald…

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    Eliza Jumel and Aaron Burr

    Margaret Oppenheimer talked about her book, The Remarkable Rise of Eliza Jumel: A Story of Marriage and Money in the Early Republic. Born into poverty, Eliza Jumel became one of the richest…

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    Presidential Biographies

    A report on Justin Wm. Moyer’s February 4, 2016, Washington Post article on people who were attempting to read a biography of each president. Several of their Web sites were…

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    Secretary John Kerry Remarks at Munich Security Conference

    Secretary of State John Kerry talked about international security. He criticized Russia for what he called its “repeated aggression” in Ukraine and Syria. He said…

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    Book Discussion on The Oregon Trail

    Rinker Buck talked about his book, The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey, about the importance of the Oregon Trail, the 2,000 mile road that runs through six states from Missouri to the…

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    Radio: James Clapper Testimony on Global Threats

    Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee, providing an annual assessment of top global threats. He said homegrown attacks by…

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    Book Discussion on And the Good News Is...

    Dana Perino talked about her book And the Good News Is...: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side, in which she recounts her path to the White House, her tenure in the Bush administration,…

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    U.S. Foreign Relations Before and After 1916

    Historians talked about the 1916 re-election of President Woodrow Wilson and U.S. foreign policy. Topics included America’s relations with Europe, the Caribbean, Central America,…

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    Radio: Hearing on the Evolving Threat of ISIS

    Brett McGurk testified at a hearing on the threat posed by ISIS in Iraq, Syria, and Libya. Mr. McGurk had recently returned from the region where he met with Syrian Kurdish groups…

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    Book Discussion on Tough as They Come

    U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills (Retired) talked about his book, Tough as They Come, about his three tours of duty in Afghanistan and becoming a quadruple amputee after he triggered…

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    Radio: President Obama Address to Illinois General Assembly

    President Obama addressed a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly.

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    Donald Ritchie on the 1966 Vietnam Hearings

    Don Ritchie described the value of watching the 1966 Vietnam Hearings in 2016.

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    Book Discussion on The Job

    Steve Osborne talked about his book The Job: True Tales from the Life of a New York City Cop, in which he recalls his twenty-year career in the New York Police Department. This was…

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    The Nixon Tapes: November 1971

    Hear President Nixon’s November 1971 phone calls, some of the earliest available conversations with our 37th President: Saturday, February 13 on C-SPAN Radio. Topics in these calls…

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    Book Fairs and Festivals

    A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of February 13, 2016.

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