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    Radio: Representative Geraldine Ferraro 1984 Acceptance Speech

    Representative Geraldine Ferraro (D-NY) accepts her party’s nomination to be vice president at the 1984 Democratic National Convention in San Francisco, California.

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    Henry Wirz and Andersonville Prison

    Professor Carole Emberton talked about Andersonville Prison, the Confederate Civil War military prison where 13,000 Union soldiers died, and the trial of its commander, Henry Wirz. She…

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    Book Discussion on The Politicians and the Egalitarians

    Professor Sean Wilentz talked about his book The Politicians and the Egalitarians: The Hidden History of American Politics, in which he looks at American political history through the lens…

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    Radio: Former Representative Barbara Jordan 1976 Keynote Speech

    Former Representative Barbara Jordan (D-TX) delivers the keynote address at the 1976 Democratic National Convention.

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    Radio: John F. Kennedy Accepts the 1960 Democratic Presidential Nomination

    Senator John F. Kennedy (D-MA) accepts his party’s presidential nomination at the 1960 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles California.

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    White House Weekly Address

    President Obama and Senator Elizabeth Warren delivered the weekly address.

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    Radio: The LBJ Tapes

    From1964, President Johnson’s calls about the campaign and the Democratic National Convention. LBJ talks about the choice of a running mate, campaign strategy, and racial unrest…

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    Radicalization of Reconstruction

    Historians talked about the ways society was fundamentally different after the Civil War. They described the importance of community organizing for freed blacks in the South, the role…

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    British European Union Membership

    The Czech Republic’s Foreign Minister spoke to an audience in Washington on the impact of the U.K.'s “Brexit” vote on Europe. He dismissed rumors that the Czech…

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    Radio: National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Training Conference

    The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) hosted a discussion on perceptions of police, including how officer training can build trust between officers and the…

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    Book Discussion on Ghetto

    Professor Mitchell Duneier talked about his book, Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea, about the origin and history of the “ghetto.”

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    Radio: Hillary Clinton Campaign Rally in Miami, Florida

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters at a rally in Miami ahead of this week’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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    Radio: European Union Security and Foreign Policy

    Federica Mogherini spoke about the European Union’s foreign and security policy.

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    Congressional Careers Remembered

    Former Representatives Nancy Johnson (R-CT) and Peter Torkildsen (R-MA) talked about their time in Washington, D.C. and how things have changed in the U.S. House of Representatives since…

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    Open Phones on Democratic Vice Presidential Announcement

    Following the first joint appearance of Hillary Clinton and her Vice Presidential Pick, Senator Tim Kaine, C-SPAN opened its phones for viewer calls and comments.

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    Book Discussion on Herbert Hoover in the White House

    Charles Rappleye talked about his book Herbert Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of the Presidency, in which he recalls the tenure of America’s 31st President Herbert Hoover.…

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    Radio: Lead Exposure in Low-Income Communities

    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro talked about lead exposure in low-income communities, followed by a panel discussion on the topic.

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    Vice Presidential Announcement

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton formally announced Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate at a rally in Miami. She talked about her party’s vision of building…

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    Radio: CIA Director John Brennan on Global Threats

    John Brennan talked about the CIA’s role and priorities, as well as threats facing the U.S. and his agency’s cybersecurity efforts. Regarding 2016 Republican presumptive…

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    Radio: Hillary Clinton Campaigns in Miami

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters at a rally in Miami ahead of this week’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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