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    President Obama on Power Plant Emissions

    President Obama announced a new rule limiting carbon emissions at power plants in order to combat global climate change. He was introduced by Environmental Protection Agency…

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    President Obama at the Young African Leaders Summit

    President Obama spoke to a class of 500 Mandela Washington Fellows at the Young African Leaders Initiative Presidential Summit. He praised their accomplishments and what they would be…

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    Book Discussion on The Happiness Industry

    Will Davies talked his book, The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold us Well-Being, about the increasing importance that governments and businesses are giving to…

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    National Urban League Conference, Presidential Candidate Speeches

    Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL), Dr. Ben Carson, former Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD), and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke at the…

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    Senator Mitch McConnell on Senator John Sherman

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the legacy of Senator John Sherman Cooper (R-KY), who represented Kentucky from 1946-1973. Senator McConnell talked about Senator…

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    Book Discussion on Valley of the Shadow

    Ralph Peters talks about his book Valley of the Shadow: A Novel, a dramatized history of the Civil War. He also spoke about the research he does for his books. Colonel Peters…

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    Book Discussion on Who Gets What--and Why

    Alvin Roth talked about his book, Who Gets What - and Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Designm, about how markets really work. Professor Roth, who won the 2012 Nobel…

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    Book Discussion on A Hobbit, A Wardrobe, and a Great War

    Joseph Loconte talked about his book, A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Rediscovered Faith, Friendship, and Heroism in the Cataclysm of 1914-1918,…

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    Book Discussion on Fortune's Fool

    Terry Alford talked about his book Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth, in which he recalls the life of John Wilkes Booth, from his childhood in Maryland to his acting…

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    Citizenship During Reconstruction

    Professor Susanna Lee talked about the changing perception of who qualified for citizenship in post-Civil War America. She spoke about the legislation passed during this era and the…

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    Book Discussion on Ally

    Michael Oren talked about his book, Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide, about his years as Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. and his views on the Arab Spring and the…

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    Guns, Capitalism, and Revolutions in the Americas

    Bryan DeLay talked about the evolution of the American arms trade during the American Revolution and how it also aided the Haitian and Spanish Revolutions that followed. He spoke about…

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    Book Discussion on It Is About Islam

    Glenn Beck was interviewed at FreedomFest in Las Vegas and talked about his book, It IS About Islam: Exposing the Truth About ISIS, Al Qaeda, Iran, and the Caliphate. FreedomFest is the…

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    Freed Slaves After the Civil War

    Professor Edna Greene Medford talked about the experiences of freed slaves in the years following the Civil War. She said economic independence, education, and political rights were…

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    Women During World War II

    Dominique Francois talked about the roles and contributions of women during World War II. He said that women were “a vital part of the successes of the way” through their…

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    Senator Bernie Sanders Remarks at National Urban League Conference

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke at the 2015 National Urban League Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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    Highway Funding Extension Bill Signing

    President Obama signed a three-month funding extension for highway and mass transit programs, criticizing Congress for what he called a “hand-to-mouth” approach to funding the…

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    Jeb Bush Remarks at National Urban League Conference

    Former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) spoke at the 2015 National Urban League Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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    Secretary Carter on the Education of Military Children

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter talked about the importance of ensuring educational opportunities and support for children of military families. He highlighted a Pentagon effort to…

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    Martin O'Malley Remarks at National Urban League Conference

    Former Governor (D-MD) Martin O’Malley spoke at the 2015 National Urban League Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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