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    Ted Koppel on Democracy and the Press

    Former ABC News reporter and anchor Ted Koppel talked about the state of network news and news consumption, and how the Internet have affected the quality of reporting. He was…

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    1768 British Occupation of Colonial Boston

    History professor Richard Bell, in his class at the University of Maryland, described the tension in Boston between British troops and the colonists, and Britain’s efforts to reassert…

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    Thomas Friedman on National Security and Freedom

    Thomas Friedman discussed freedom in an interview by Marvin Kalb. Topics included the intersection of national security and freedom in the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations…

    1,480 views
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    U.S.-Israel Relationship

    Israel Ambassador Michael Oren spoke about the history of the U.S.-Israel relationship. He talked about a number of issues including the historical ties between the two countries, the…

    1,445 views
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    Lessons Learned Since the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001

    Following introductory and welcoming remarks at a symposium on terrorism in the decade since September 11, 2001, panelists talked about the radicalization of Americans, terrorist…

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    State of U.S. Safety Ten Years After September 11, 2001

    Peter Bergen and Daveed Gartenstein-Ross debated the question of whether the United States is safer in the present than before September 11, 2001. They talked about lessons learned from the…

    1,012 views
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    Budget Deficit and National Debt Reduction

    A panel of former Congressional Budget Office directors talked about federal budget deficits and the national debt. Among the topics they addressed were efforts to raise the debt…

    874 views
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    Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment

    Next on American History TV, a panel of professors looks at the history behind the 14th Amendment and its grant of birthright citizenship. Topics include what constituted citizenship…

    855 views
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    2012 Presidential Debate Moderators

    Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the debates, and the impact the debates had on the 2012 election. Among the issues they…

    846 views
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    Book Discussion on Building Social Business

    Muhammad Yunus talked about his efforts to expand “social business” around the world.  Mr. Yunus argues that the profit-making power of capitalism can be harnessed to…

    804 views
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    Democracy and the Media

    After prepared remarks concerning democracy and the media in the new world order, Mr. Chomsky answered questions from the audience. Mr. Chomsky is the author of books on…

    801 views
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    The New World Order

    Professor Chomsky talked about how academics and journalists helped shape foreign policy and build a new world order in the late 20th century. He was critical of the U.S. and Great…

    740 views
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    Monetary Policy and Job Creation

    Sarah Raskin spoke about the future of unemployment and the Federal Reserve’s work to keep interest rates low in order to improve employment rates.

    603 views
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    Justices Scalia and Ginsburg on the First Amendment

    Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about their views of the First Amendment and the origins and contemporary meanings of freedom.

    This program was part of the…

    658 views
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    Impact of Health Reform on the Deficit

    Participants talked about newly enacted health care reforms and the impact of the reforms on the deficit. Following their prepared remarks they answered questions from the audience.

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    Birthright Citizenship in U.S. History

    A panel of professors looks at the history of the 14th amendment and its grant of birthright citizenship, and how that has affected different ethnic groups, including Native Americans, and…

    456 views
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    50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

    Participants who were part of the early 1960s civil rights movement talked about the 1963 March on Washington, when Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream”…

    441 views
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    Opening of Center for Advanced Study of Language

    Central Intelligence Agency Director Porter Goss and several officials and members of Congress spoke at the opening of the Center for Advanced Study of Language at the University of…

    419 views
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    U.S. Policy in the Middle East

    Former National Security Advisers Zbigniew Brzezinski and Stephen Hadley talked about changes in U.S. Middle East policy since they served in the White House.

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    Tea Party Movement and Midterm Elections, Officials

    Political experts and members of Congress talked about the tea party movement goals and its effect on 2010 midterm elections. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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