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    Immigration and Undocumented Workers in Lynn, Massachusetts

    Speakers talked about the city of Lynn, Massachusetts, and its experiences with high levels of immigration, including its effects on crime, municipal services, state and local budgets, the…

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    Book Discussion on Hurricane from the Heavens

    Daniel Davis and Phillip Greenwalt talked about their book, Hurricane from the Heavens: The Battle of Cold Harbor, May 26 - June 5, 1864, in which the look at the 1864 Battle of Cold Harbor…

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    1961 Newsreel on Soviet Nuclear Tests

    This 1961 Universal Newsreel highlighted Nikita Khrushchev’s announcement that the Soviet Union would resume testing the hydrogen bomb, and the American condemnation of that…

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    Senator Sam Ervin and Watergate

    Panelists talked about Senator Sam Ervin’s (D-NC) time as chair of the Senate Watergate Committee. Panelists included Senator Ervin’s former aide, Rufus Edmisten, and his…

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    Bush v. Gore and the 2000 Election

    Panelists talked about the 2000 presidential election and the resulting Supreme Court case, Bush v. Gore. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled in favor of Republican presidential candidate…

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    Q&A with Judge Robert Katzmann

    Judge Robert Katzmann talked about his book, Judging Statutes, which explores his views on federal judges' interpretations of the the laws passed by Congress. His belief in deciphering…

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    Book Discussion on Whatever Happened to the Metric System

    John Bemelmans Marciano talked about his book, Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feet, in which he discusses the reasons behind the U.S. choosing not to adopt…

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    Magna Carta 800th Anniversary

    Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts talked about the Magna Carta on its 800th anniversary. He spoke about why there was a need for the Magna Carta, how it helped to shape a young…

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    Life of Milton Friedman

    Mark Skousen talked about the life of economist Milton Friedman and his contributions to the study of economics, especially his work to re-establish the American economy following World War…

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    1955 Film The Story of Hoover Dam

    This 1955 film, The Story of Hoover Dam, explained the need to control and regulate the waters of the Colorado River. The film examined the 1928 passage of the Boulder Canyon Project…

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    Public Opinion and War

    Political scientists and academic lecturers talked about public opinion of war. They discussed past and current conflicts and how politics, casualties, and and the perception of…

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    Book Discussion on A Principled Stand

    Lane Hirabayashi talked about his book, A Principled Stand: The Story of Hirabayashi v. United States, in which he discusses his uncle, Gordon Hirabayashi, whose case challenging the…

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    Newsmakers with Douglas Elmendorf

    Douglas Elmendorf talked about a Congressional Budget Office report issued the previous day that suggested the federal budget deficit had fallen to $506 billion, less than one-third of what…

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    U.S. Response to ISIS Threat

    Gordon Lubold talked about the U.S. military, diplomatic, and economic response to the rise of ISIS.* He discussed the effectiveness of U.S. airstrikes against ISIS, Obama administration…

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    Progressive Legislative Agenda and Midterm Elections

    Adam Green talked about the political and legislative agenda of progressive interest groups, as well as their campaign strategy for the 2014 midterm elections. At the conclusion of the…

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    White House Policy Challenges

    Phil Klein talked about President Obama’s domestic and foreign policy challenges and previewed the 2014 midterm congressional elections. Topics included the Ukraine-Russia…

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    U.S. Policy on Combating ISIS

    Foreign Policy senior writer Shane Harris spoke by phone about the latest on U.S. strategy to combat ISIS' stronghold on parts of Syria and Iraq, and whether the Obama administration would…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, "What should the U.S.' role be in solving world problems. Shane Harris spoke by phone about the latest on U.S. strategy…

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    Book Discussion on The People's Republic of Amnesia

    Louisa Lim spoke about her book, The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited, in which she looks at the events of June 4, 1989, when soldiers from China’s…

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    After Words with William Burrows

    William Burrows talked about his book, The Asteroid Threat: Defending Our Planet from Deadly Near-Earth Objects, in which he details several near-collisions between earth and…

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