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    Joint Chiefs of Staff Announcement

    President Obama was expected to announce Marine Corps Commandant General Joseph Dunford as his choice to chair the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The current chair, Army Gen. Martin…

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    Mike Huckabee Presidential Campaign Announcement

    Former Governor Mike Huckabee (R-AR) announced that he would seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

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    My Brother's Keeper Initiative

    President Obama made remarks at the launch of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance at Lehman College in the Bronx.

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    Ben Carson Presidential Campaign Announcement

    Retired neurosurgeon and author Ben Carson announced in his hometown of Detroit that he would seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. He talked about his commitment to the…

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    President Obama Virtual Field Trip

    President Obama spoke with middle-school students at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington, D.C., and those watching the event from around the country. He answered questions…

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    Lincoln Funeral Train Car Replica

    Dave Kloke talked about the Lincoln funeral train car that carried Abraham Lincoln’s body back from Washington, D.C., to Springfield, Illinois, in April 1865. Mr. Kloke rebuilt…

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    Book Discussion on Fundraiser A

    Robert Blagojevich talked about his book, Fundraiser A: My Fight for Freedom and Justice, about being prosecuted along with his brother, former Governor Rod Blagojevich (D-IL),, and the…

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    Book Discussion on The Future of Violence

    Benjamin Wittes and Gabriella Blum talked about their book, The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs, Hackers and Drones-Confronting A New Age of Threat, about the threats we may face in…

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    Lincoln Assassination Hidden History

    David Reynolds, editor of Lincoln’s Selected Writings, talked about the hidden history of the assassination of President Lincoln.

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    Lincoln's Funeral Hearse

    P.J. Staab talked about his attempt to duplicate the hearse from President Lincoln’s funeral. Mr. Staab, president of Staab Funeral Home, described the creativity and…

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    Book Discussion on The Modi Effect

    Lance Price talked about his book, The Modi Effect: Inside Narendra Modi’s Campaign to Transform India, about the election of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his plans for…

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    Slavery and Religion

    Professor Douglas Thompson talked about religion and its impact on the relationship between slaves and their owners during the Antebellum period. He cited Nat Turner’s 1831 slave…

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    Book Discussion on The Road to Character

    David Brooks talked about his book The Road to Character, in which he looks at where character comes from and how it is shaped. He argues that in our modern culture of achievement,…

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    President Lincoln's Funeral Train

    Actor Fritz Klein portrayed President Lincoln at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, where Lincoln’s Funeral Train traveled en route to his burial place in Springfield,…

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    Book Discussion on Eli Reed: A Long Walk Home

    Eli Reed talked about his book, Eli Reed: A Long Walk Home, about his career and collection of photos spanning over four decades.  This event took place at the third annual San Antonio…

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    Book Discussion on Smart People Should Build Things

    Andrew Yang talked about his book Smart People Should Build Things: How to Restore Our Culture of Achievement, Build a Path for Entrepreneurs, and Create New Jobs in America, in which he…

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    Book Discussion on Soldier Girls

    Helen Thorpe talked about her book, Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War, about three women who joined the Indiana National Guard and were deployed to Iraq and…

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    Book Discussion on Admirable Evasions

    Theodore Dalrymple talked about his book, Admirable Evasions: How Psychology Undermines Morality, in which he takes a critical look at the field of psychology and argues that modern day…

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    Governor Chris Christie on the U.S. Economy

    Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) spoke about jobs and the economy at a leadership breakfast hosted by business and technology groups in Northern Virginia. He talked about his ideas for…

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    2015 National Teacher of the Year

    President Obama spoke at the National Teacher of the Year ceremony for 2015 winner Shanna Peeples, a high school English teacher from Amarillo, Texas. President Obama also honored all…

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