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    Newsmakers with Secretary Julian Castro

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro talked about the Obama administration’s housing policy, the Supreme Court decision issued earlier in the week on housing…

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    Book Discussion on The Mercy of the Sky

    Holly Bailey talked about her book The Mercy of the Sky: The Story of a Tornado, in which she recalls a tornado that struck her hometown, Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, 2013. The storm, the…

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    Work in Retirement

    Aging and health experts testified on the findings of an AARP study that showed nearly half of retirees either must or want to work during their retirement years. They discussed the…

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    Book Discussion on We Live in the Shadow

    Professor Elaine Bell Kaplan talked about her book "We Live in the Shadow": Inner-City Kids Tell Their Stories through Photographs, in which she documents the lives of at-risk youth living…

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    Child Nutrition Assistance

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testified on rules and regulations for child nutrition programs. The Health, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 was set to expire on September 30, 2015. The…

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    Home Ownership in the U.S.

    Lawrence Yun talked about the state of the U.S. housing market following a 3.3 percent drop in home sales in April 2015, as well as whether home ownership was still part of the…

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    Housing and Urban Development Department Oversight

    Secretary Julian Castro testifies at a hearing on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s priorities, budget, operations, and programs. Topics included veterans'…

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    International Child Abduction

    Witnesses testified at a hearing examining federal actions to comply with a law passed the previous year in resolving cases of children abducted from the U.S. and held in foreign…

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    Senior Phone Scams

    The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on the increase in the number of unwanted telephone calls, often pressure-laden scams, aimed at U.S. seniors. These types of calls…

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    Americans with Disabilities in the Workplace

    Roger DeRose and Andrew Houtenville talked about a new survey of Americans with disabilities, their ability to work, and the challenges they face in the workplace.

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    Supreme Court 2014 Term Review

    Legal experts talked about possible effects of upcoming U.S.Supreme Court rulings on Affordable Care Act subsidies, housing discrimination, and marriage equality. The discussion…

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    Book Discussion on Unforgettable

    Scott Simon talked about his memoir, Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime. This event took place in the north auditorium of Jones College Prep High School at…

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    Book Discussion on A Generation Removed

    Margaret Jacobs talked about her book, A Generation Removed: The Fostering and Adoption of Indigenous Children in the Postwar World, about the Indian Child Welfare Act. Enacted in…

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    Book Discussion on Days of Rage

    Bryan Burrough talked about his book, Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence. He spoke with Rick Perlstein, author of…

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    Federal Disaster Relief

    Michael Greenberger talked about the federal government’s method of distribution to states affected by natural disasters. This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your…

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    Newsmakers with Craig Fugate

    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate talked about the agency’s preparation for the summer’s hurricane and tornado season, as well as flooding…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “Have your social views changed over the years?”

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    Communicators with TJ Kennedy

    T.J. Kennedy, acting executive director of First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), talked about the various aspects of constructing a national first responder communications network.

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    Community Policing and Baltimore Protests

    Panelists talked about lessons learned from the unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. Topics included ways to improve community policing,…

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    Community Development Efforts

    Civic and policy leaders talked about community development efforts in distressed neighborhoods experiencing poverty, unemployment, foreclosures, and racial divides. The panelists…

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