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    Senate Subway Stop

    The news media stakeout position at the Senate subway stop underneath the U.S. Capitol was shown. The Senate Armed Services Committee was holding a closed-door hearing in the Capitol…

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    Lyndon Johnson on Civil Rights

    Former President Lyndon Johnson gave a lecture at a 1972 Civil Rights symposium held at his presidential library in Austin, Texas. This was Lyndon Johnson’s final public speech…

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    Lemuria Books

    Joe Hickman talked about Lemuria Books in Jackson, Mississippi, an independent bookstore specializing in first editions. Mr. Hickman showed items from Lemuria’s collection…

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    Mississippi Civil Rights Collection

    Cindy Gardner, director of Collections at Mississippi’s Department of Archives and History, highlighted items from Mississippi’s civil rights movement, and explained the history…

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    Summer Reading with Representative Benjamin Cardin

    Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”

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    Freedom Summer and Mississippi Civil Rights

    Stuart Rockoff, executive director of the Mississippi Humanities Council, talked about “Freedom Summer” and the movement to promote voter registration and civil rights in…

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    The Life of Eudora Welty

    Mary Alice Welty White and Bridget Edwards talked about the life and writing process of Eudora Welty, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Optimist’s Daughter. A Mississippi…

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    Summer Reading with Representative Steve Israel

    Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”

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    Upcoming Events on Book TV

    A list of upcoming Book TV event coverage as of July 4, 2014 was shown.

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    1943 Army-Navy Screen Magazine Iron War Horse

    This was a short portion of a biweekly newsreel originally intended for servicemen only. This report focused on the training of railroad workers for war zone activities.

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    Summer Reading with Representative Dave Camp

    Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”

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    New Books Being Published

    A list of new books being released the week of July 4, 2014 was shown.

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    Wall Street Journal Best-Sellers List

    The Wall Street Journal list of best-selling nonfiction books as of July 5, 2014.

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    Summer Reading with Senator Joe Donnelly

    Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”

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    E-Cigarette Program Preview

    A program on regulating electronic cigarettes was previewed with a display of e-cigarette materials and a listing of proposed regulations. A portion of a June 18, 2014, Senate…

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    Supreme Court Ruling on Contraceptive Mandate Vigil

    The sights and sounds were shown of the crowd gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court building awaiting announcement of the ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores. The Court’s 5-4…

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    Summer Reading with Representative Peter DeFazio

    Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”

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    Summer Reading with Tavis Smiley

    Tavis Smiley answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”

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    Summer Reading with Jonathan Karp

    Jonathan Karp answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”

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    Publishers Weekly Best-Sellers List

    A list of Publishers Weekly best-selling books from the week of June 28, 2014 was shown.

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