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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

    Author and presidential historian Richard Norton Smith discussed the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Republican National Convention where former Senator Barry Goldwater (R-AZ) was nominated as…

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    Young Voters and the 2014 Midterm Elections

    Ashley Spillane, president of Rock the Vote, discussed the organization’s recent relaunch, its revamped mission, and its goal of registering 1.5 million new voters ahead of the 2014…

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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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    After Words with Jason Riley

    Jason Riley talked about his book, Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make it Harder for Blacks to Succeed, in which he argues that government assistance programs designed to help African…

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    Legacy of Operation Pedro Pan

    Anita Casavantes Bradford talked about the legacy of Operation Pedro Pan, during which the U.S. Government, from 1960-1962, aided Cuban parents in sending their children to the U.S. to…

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    Book Discussion on Iran and The United States

    Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a former high-ranking member of Iran’s National Security Council, talked about his book, Iran and The United States: An Insider’s View on the Failed…

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    The French in Colonial North America

    Brett Rushforth talked about France’s impact on North America in the early 1700s. He also detailed the territorial tensions between the French and Great Britain that brought the Seven…

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    Governors on Health Care Services

    Governors discussed health care issues, including ways of containing costs and revising current fee-for-service payment systems to those that are outcome based. The governors heard…

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    Book Discussion on The Mantle of Command

    Nigel Hamilton, talked about his book, The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942, in which he recalls President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s military command during World War II and his…

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    Washington’s Civil War Forts and Parks

    Panelists talked about the development of Washington, D.C.'s, Civil War forts, their role in the war, and their ensuing transformation into the public parks and cultural resources known as…

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    1963 Universal Newsreel on Mona Lisa in Washignton, DC

    President John F. Kennedy made brief remarks at the opening ceremony for a three week loan of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” to the National Gallery of Art in 1963.

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