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    The LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of Robert Weaver Swearing-In

    On January 18, 1966, Robert Weaver became the first secretary of the new Department of Housing and Urban Development and the first African American cabinet secretary.  We note this…

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    The LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of the AFL-CIO

    We note this month’s 50th anniversary of the AFL-CIO with President Johnson’s calls with AFL-CIO president George Meany. He was a key figure in the merger and served as its…

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    Supreme Court Oral Arguments: Fisher v University of Texas at Austin

    The Supreme Court will rehear the case of Abigail Fisher, petitioner v. the University of Texas at Austin and others, respondents. The case examines if the Equal Protection Clause of the…

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    The Nixon Tapes: October-November 1971

    President Richard Nixon’s October and November 1971 phone calls. His phone calls covered a number of topics, including a controversial and contentious United Nations vote on…

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    The Nixon Tapes: October 1971, Part 2

    President Richard Nixon talked about possible Supreme Court nominees, the presidential campaign, and legislation with Attorney General John Mitchell, White House Special Counsel Charles…

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    The Nixon Tapes: October 1971

    President Richard Nixon’s October, 1971 phone calls, some of the earliest available conversations with the 37th President. Topics in these calls include possible Supreme Court…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Phone Calls With Labor Leaders

    For the Labor Day weekend: President Johnson’s calls with Labor Secretary Willard Wirtz, AFL-CIO President George Meant, and United Auto Workers Union President Walter…

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    Historic Supreme Court Oral Argument: Loving v. Virginia (1967)

    The 1967 oral argument in the landmark interracial marriage case, “Loving v. Virginia". Also, a clip from "The Loving Story,” the 2011 HBO movie which portrays the case. An…

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    Historic Supreme Court Oral Argument: U.S. v. Nixon (1974)

    The 1974 oral argument and opinion in "U.S. v.Nixon". Also, hear a clip from the 1976 movie: "All the President’s Men", and an interview with legal scholar, journalist and author…

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    Historic Supreme Court Oral Argument: Flynt v. Falwell (1987)

    The series “The Supreme Court and the Movies” continues with the December 2, 1987 oral argument in the free speech case, "Larry Flynt v. Jerry Falwell". Also a clip of the 1996…

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    Historic Supreme Court Oral Arguments: Republic of Austria v. Altman (2004)

    C-SPAN Radio begins its “Supreme Court and the Movies” series with the oral argument portrayed in the 2015 movie “Woman in Gold". From 2004 "Republic of Austria and…

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    LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

    50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act: C-SPAN Radio will air American History TV’s excellent panel discussion--that includes LBJ calls---at 6p on Saturday, Aug. 1. Airs on…

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    LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of Medicare & Medicaid

    On July 30, 1965, President Johnson signed into law the legislation establishing Medicare and Medicaid. And Saturday July 25, C-SPAN Radio airs President Johnson’s 1964 and '65…

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    The Nixon Tapes: 1971 Conversations, Part 2

    President Richard Nixon talked to his top advisers about the 1972 presidential election; negotiations to end the war in Vietnam and anti-war demonstrators on Capitol Hill; and racial…

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    The Nixon Tapes: April 1971 Conversations

    President Ricard Nixon’s April 1971 phone calls,some of the earliest conversations available, about the presidential race for the 1972 election, Vietnam, a visit to the U.S. by…

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    The Nixon Tapes: Calls with Congress

    President Richard Nixon’s 1971 calls with members of Congress. Participants include Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, Arizona Republican Senator and former presidential…

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    LBJ Tapes: December 1963

    President Lyndon Johnson’s December 1963 calls, in the early days of his presidency. President Lyndon Johnson continued to work with, and sometimes against, Congress on passage of…

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    LBJ Tapes: Legislative Strategies

    President Lyndon Johnson’s December 1963 calls, in the early days of his presidency. President Johnson strategized about legislation including the Civil Rights, tax and cotton…

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    LBJ Tapes: Presidential Priorities

    President Johnson’s calls from November and December, 1963 as he assembled the commission to investigate the Kennedy assassination; negotiated with members of Congress about…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Kennedy Assassination

    President Johnson’s November 1963 calls from shortly after the assassination of President Kennedy. President Johnson reached out to cabinet members, a prominent member of the…

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