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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama discussed his efforts to improve the economy and increase jobs by launching new manufacturing hubs and expanding a competition to build 21st century…

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    President Obama Remarks on Manufacturing Innovation Institutes

    President Obama announced the creation of two major manufacturing hubs to be located in Chicago and Detroit. Chicago’s would focus on high-tech digital manufacturing and design,…

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    Bluff Furnace and Chattanooga Industry

    Professor Nicholas Honerkamp of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga visited the Bluff Furnace and spoke about its impact on Chattanooga’s industrial history. The Bluff…

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    Charles Cooke on Remington Guns

    Charles Cooke talked by video link from New York City about his National Review article, “Remington U.S.A,” which is about the Remington gun manufacturer and the city where it…

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    Representative Tim Ryan on the U.S. Manufacturing Industry

    Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) talked about what Congress can do to assist the U.S. manufacturing industry. A new report released this week shows that in May, U.S. factories posted…

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    Scott Paul on U.S. Manufacturing

    Scott Paul talked about the state of manufacturing in the U.S., job creation since the economic downturn, and what policies manufacturers would like to see from Washington. He…

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    Presidential Remarks on the Economy

    President Obama spoke to workers at the Applied Materials plant in Austin, Texas. He announced two executive actions that focus on innovation, jobs, and the economy. The first…

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    House Democrats on Manufacturing Jobs

    House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and other House Democrats talked to reporters about the Make It In America legislation for encouraging the growth of manufacturing and bringing jobs…

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    U.S. Manufacturing

    Jeffrey Immelt was interviewed by Gregory Ip about the state of U.S. manufacturing. Then he responded to questions from three more journalists. He discussed the impact of…

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    U.S. Manufacturing and Trade Policy

    Panelists at the Aspen Institute discussed U.S. manufacturing and trade policy.

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    Future of Manufacturing in the United States

    Panelists talked about a new model for manufacturing. Topics included innovations in manufacturing technologies and financial and distribution models such as crowd sourcing. They…

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    Book Discussion on Entrepreneurial Nation

    Ro Khanna, a former deputy assistant secretary of commerce in a unit of the International Trade Administration, argued that the U.S. is, and will continue to be, a leader in manufacturing…

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    Regulation and U.S. Manufacturers

    Panelists talked about a Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity report on the effects of government regulation on U.S. manufacturing. According to the findings in the study, more than…

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    Book Discussion on Freedom's Forge

    Arthur Herman recounts President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s call to industrial business magnates William Knudsen and Henry Kaiser to leave their private sector positions and lead the…

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    Status of Businesses in the U.S.

    Business executives talked about the factors that encourage businesses to move their operations back to the U.S., with an emphasis on medium and small companies.Topics included rising labor…

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    White House Jobs Forum on U.S. Manufacturing

    Panelists talked about ways to increase the number of manufacturing jobs within the U.S., focusing on large businesses. Some of the issues they discussed included federal government…

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    Manufacturing Jobs in the U.S.

    James Bennett talked about his Atlantic cover story, “Making It in America,” on manufacturing jobs in the U.S. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Book Discussion on Glock: The Rise of America's Gun

    Paul Barrett reports on the creation and ubiquitous use of the Glock pistol, now used by two-thirds of American police departments. The gun, designed on 1982 by an Austrian curtain-rod…

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    Sloss Furnaces

    Heather Guy gave a tour of the Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, the only 20th-century blast furnace preserved as an industrial museum. She talked about its 90 years of iron…

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    The History of Bourbon in Kentucky

    Mike Veach talked about the history of bourbon production in the state of Kentucky. Mr. Vech wrote the foreword to the book, The Social History of Bourbon. He was interviewed at…

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