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    President Obama in San Juan, Puerto Rico

    President Obama spoke at the International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He said he was fulfilling a campaign promise with his visit, the first official visit by a U.S. President…

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    U.S. Statehood and Secession Movement

    Michael Trinklein talked about his April 17, 2010, Wall Street Journal article on current and past statehood movements, including the latest effort to grant Puerto Rico and the District of…

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    Puerto Rico and Federal Health Care

    Governor Luis Fortuno of Puerto Rico talked about his Capitol Hill visit to advocate for parity in health care funding for U.S. residents of Puerto Rico. He believes residents of the…

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    Political News Review

    John Mercurio reported on the June 1 Puerto Rico primary, Bill Clinton in Indiana, and record Democratic registration in Pennsylvania.

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    Book Discussion on Puerto Rico's Future

    Dick Thornburgh talked about his book, Puerto Rico’s Future: A Time to Decide, published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He was joined by a panel of…

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    Congressional Voting Rights

    Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton talked about a bill to give partial voting rights to the five delegates in Congress who are scheduled for a vote in the House on the next day. The bill…

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    Book Discussion on Overthrow

    Stephen Kinzer talked about his book Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq, published by Times Books. Mr. Kinzer, a former New York Times foreign…

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    Vieques Naval Operations

    Members spoke to reporters about their objections to ending naval Live-fire training on Vieques Island. Following their brief comments they answered questions from reporters.

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    Puerto Rican Relations

    Mr. McClintock talked about Puerto Rican issues such as potential statehood. He also responded to audience phone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    Island of Vieques Land Transfer

    Following a meeting with President Clinton, Governor Rossello spoke to reporters about a proposed land transfer of federally owned land on the Island of Vieques. Following his remarks…

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    Military Training in Puerto Rico

    Mr. Williams joined the program by phone from Vieques, Puerto Rico and talked about the protests occurring there. Many Puerto Ricans hoped to stop U.S. military training on their …

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    Vieques Naval Base

    Governor Rossello spoke to reporters about his meeting with President Clinton to discuss the decision to continue bombing exercises at the Navy range on the island of Vieques in Puerto Rico.

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    Vieques Naval Warfare Center

    Navy and Marine officials talk to reporters about Secretary Cohen’s recommendation to suspend training operations on the Puerto Rican Island of Vieques. They focused on growing…

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    FALN Clemency Report

    Representatives Burton and Fossella released a report critical of the Clinton administration for granting clemency to Puerto Rican nationalists convicted of terrorist activities in the…

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    Clemency Decision for FALN Members

    Justice officials testified about President Clinton’s decision to grant clemency to several Puerto Rican nationalists involved in terrorist incidents in the late 1970s and early…

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    Naval Training Facility in Vieques, Puerto Rico

    Witnesses testified about resuming live firing exercises on a U.S. Navy firing range on the island of Vieques in Puerto Rico. A presidential panel recommended that the military resume…

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    Clemency for FALN Members

    Representative Burton opened hearings by showing videotape of Puerto Rican nationalists making bombs. Representative Waxman then read a letter from President Clinton explaining his…

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    Presidential Clemency for FALN Prisoners

    Witnesses testified both for and against President Clinton’s decision to grant clemency to Puerto Rican nationalists tied to terrorist attacks in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Among…

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    The Hispanic Community and the 2000 Election

    Mr. Rivera talked about the influence of the Hispanic vote, saying that despite an apparent acceptance of Latino culture by mainstream America, Hispanics still had little political…

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    Congressional Issues

    Senator Specter talked about President Clinton’s granting of clemency for Puerto Rican nationals, campaign finance reform and other topics. He also responded to viewer’s…

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