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    Dare to Dream

    Dare to Dream was one of the first prize middle school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Anna Pinkerton and Elizabeth Budin,…

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    President Obama on Ebola Response in Africa

    President Obama spoke to reporters before a meeting with the Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Guinean President Alpha Condé, and Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma about…

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    Diplomacy and Foreign Aid Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

    Ben Affleck, Bill Gates, and other witnesses testified at a hearing on diplomacy and foreign aid. They talked about the work being done in Africa, and the value of continuing to invest…

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    Alzheimer's Disease Research

    Witnesses testified on the status of Alzheimer’s disease research, prevention, and possible cures. Topics included the progress of research and the need for more…

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    National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins and several heads of constituent institutes testified at a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the fiscal year 2016…

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    Liberia's Ebola Response

    Tolbert Nyenswah, head of Liberia’s Incident Management System, talked about his role leading Liberia’s Ebola response and the challenges facing the nation. He spoke about…

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    Ebola Response Supporters Stakeout

    Aid workers and organizers who took part in efforts to fight the Ebola outbreak in Africa, including individuals who contracted the disease, spoke to reporters following a meeting with…

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    President Obama on Ebola Response

    President Obama announced at a White House ceremony that all but 100 troops sent to support aid workers battling the Ebola epidemic in Africa would return home in April 2015. He thanked…

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    Childhood Vaccinations

    Pediatricians and a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) official testified at a hearing on the link between recent outbreaks of diseases such as measles, and some parents' decision not to…

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    1956 Film Unconditional Surrender

    This 1956 National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis documentary shows how the new polio vaccine is manufactured and promotes using the medial breakthrough to end the disease.

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    Vaccinations and Public Health

    Patricia Stinchfield talked by remote video from Minneapolis about the rise in measles cases in the U.S. and how the movement against vaccinating children was allowing the resurgence of the…

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    President Obama Remarks on Precision Medicine at the National Institutes of Health

    President Obama talked about a proposed $215 million investment for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a new Precision Medicine Initiative. The research effort is designed to…

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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Following a fire alarm in the studio, telephone lines were opened again for viewer calls on the question: “Should childhood vaccinations be mandatory?”

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “Should childhood vaccinations be mandatory?” Due to a fire alarm in the studio, this program was interrupted and…

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    Q&A with Dr. Anthony Fauci

    Dr. Anthony Fauci talked about his history and changing roles at the National Institute of Health (NIH). In 1984, he became the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious…

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    Smallpox Inoculation in 18th Century New England

    Professor Andrew Wehrman talked about smallpox in Revolutionary era America and the campaign to inoculate colonists, which was promoted by political leaders like John Adams. Adams, his…

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    Book Discussion on The Malaria Project

    Karen Masterson talked about her book, The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government’s Secret Mission to Find a Miracle Cure, about the U.S. government’s efforts to find a cure for…

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    Book Discussion on The Fantastic Labratory of Dr. Weigl

    Arthur Allen talked about his book The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis. This interview was held at the 347th Annual…

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    CDC Conference Call on Ebola with Dr. Thomas Frieden

    Dr. Thomas Frieden held a press conference call the day after returning from a week in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where he spoke with patients and staff; met with many of…

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    Cancer Innovation

    Cancer treatment experts and advocates urged Congress to provide new support for cancer research. They presented a new initiative called Project Innovation, based on a recently issued…

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