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    Book Discussion on The Mark Inside

    Amy Reading presents a history of economic cons in the United States and specifically recounts the confidence game that left Texas rancher J. Frank Norfleet penniless in 1919. The author…

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    Book Discussion on The Invisible Arab

    Marwan Bishara talked about the causes for the revolutions that made up the “Arab Spring.” Mr. Bishara argued that the uprisings have a long history that has been largely…

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    Newt Gingrich New Hampshire Primary Concession

    Newt Gingrich spoke about the results of the New Hampshire primary election from the Raddison Hotel in Manchester, New Hampshire. Former Governor Mitt Romney won the election with 37%,…

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    Book Discussion on This Is Not Florida

    Jay Weiner recalls the 2008 election for Minnesota’s U.S. Senate seat between Democrat Al Franken and Republican incumbent Norm Coleman and the subsequent eight-month ballot…

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    C-SPAN Classroom

    Ms. Messinger discussed her position as president of the Manhattan Borough.

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    Handgun Control Legislation: Brady Bill

    The history of the Brady Bill, legislation to require a 5-day waiting period to purchase a handgun, was traced with video clips and pictures showing the shooting of President Reagan and…

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    The Role of the Vice President

    The responsibilities of the vice president of the U.S. were enumerated, as well as the kinds of assignments he or she might undertake. Professor Frantzich described uses of videotaped…

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    Bill of Rights

    The history and interpretations of the Bill of Rights are illustrated with interviews and video clips. Activities are suggested for the use of this program in classrooms.

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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    Video clips show how health care became an issue in the 1992 presidential campaign, how the president gets legislation introduced into Congress, and highlights of the Health Security…

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    Role of Executive Departments

    An examination of the president’s Cabinet was the topic of the C-SPAN Classroom. Topics included the general role of the Cabinet, the appointment process for Cabinet secretaries,…

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    French National Assembly

    Mr. Serfaty narrated a brief vignette on the structure of the government of France, including the French president, prime minister, and parliament.

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    Profiles of the Cabinet Part Three

    Graphics and pictures illustrated a brief vignette on the background of the head of the Department of Energy in the Clinton administration, Hazel O’Leary.

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    Profiles of the Cabinet Part Two

    Pictures and graphics illustrated the missions and makeup of the Departments of Education and Health and Human Services in the Clinton presidential administration.

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    Profiles of the Cabinet Part One

    Graphics and pictures illustrated a brief vignette on the officials and spheres of influence of the Departments of Treasury and State.

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    History of Confirmations Part Two

    Mr. Ritchie recalled incidents in this century when presidential administration nominees were not confirmed by Congress in a brief vignette on the history of administration…

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    History of Confirmations Part One

    Mr. Ritchie discussed the history of the process of nomination and confirmation of Presidential appointments.

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    White House Press Corps

    Graphics, pictures and brief interviews accompanied a vignette on the members of the White House press corps, the reporters who cover the president’s actions.

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    White House Press Office

    The White House Office of Communications is responsible for getting information from the administration to the media. The responsibilities of the White House press secretary and media…

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    African-Americans in Congress

    Mr. Walters helped provide a brief history of the many important African-Americans who have participated the United States political process, most notably, those former and current…

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    C-SPAN Video Workshop for Teachers

    Teachers and educators spoke on the use of C-SPAN programming in their classrooms, and commented on the scope of C-SPAN programming.

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