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    Omnibus Housing Act of 1965

    Kent Watkins talked about the Omnibus Housing Act of 1965 signed by President Lyndon Johnson. The act was part of a series of omnibus housing bills that started in 1954 that aimed to…

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    Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965

    Marian Smith talked about the Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965 that President Lyndon Johnson’s signed into law at the foot of the Statue of Liberty on October 3, 1965. She…

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    Role of Police in Civil Disturbances

    Eugene O’Donnell, a former New York City police officer, talked about the role state and local authorities play in domestic riots like those in Ferguson, Missouri. He also…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Should President Obama go to Ferguson, Missouri?”

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    Medicare and Medicaid Acts of 1965

    Tom Scully talked about the Medicare and Medicaid Acts of 1965. He discussed President Lyndon Johnson’s vision of the bill and the present state of the program. This program was part…

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    Public Broadcasting Act

    Patricia de Stacy Harrison talked about the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, which created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and, eventually, the Public Broadcasting Service…

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    Obama Administration Foreign and Domestic Policy Challenges

    Dan Berman talked about President Obama’s domestic and foreign policy challenges. Topics included his handling of many Middle East issues, as well as the administration’s…

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    Pentagon-to-Police Weapons Program

    National Journal correspondent Daniel Newhauser talked by phone about the Defense Department’s Excess Property Program, also know as the 1033 Program, which transfers excess military…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Are police forces in the United States becoming too militarized?” Daniel Newhauser talked by phone about the…

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    Newsmakers with Stephanie Schriock

    Stephanie Schriock talked about EMILY’s List priorities in the 2014 midterm elections and the role that women voters could play. Topics included the candidates the group was…

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    Hillary Clinton-President Obama Relationship

    Washington Post correspondent Sean Sullivan was interviewed by phone about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s reaching out to President Obama to tell him that her comments…

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    Scientific American Report on Cancer Research

    Christine Gorman talked about the July 2014 edition of Scientific American, “The March on Malignancy,” which focused on cancer and new research showing that 15 percent of deaths…

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    Border Security and Immigration

    Dennis Michael Lynch talked about his documentary, They Come to America II, his second film on illegal immigration. Among other topics, he discussed his reasons for making the films,…

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    Future of the Women's Rights Movement

    Eleanor Smeal talked about the Feminist Majority Foundation, which focuses on issues including women’s equality and reproductive health and publishes Ms. Magazine. She…

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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Do you believe U.S. inaction in Syria led to the current Iraq crisis?” Sean Sullivan was interviewed by phone about…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s criticism of President Obama’s foreign policy approach to Iraq, Syria, Iran, and…

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    HIV/AIDS Funding and Advocacy

    Carl Schmid talked about the AIDS Institute’s advocacy work for HIV and AIDS patients and securing federal funding for research on the disease. Jeanne White-Ginder, mother of…

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    Political News Review with Bob Cusack

    Bob Cusack talked about politics and the 2014 midterm elections. He commented on President Obama’s handling of the situation in Iraq as well as former Secretary of State Hillary…

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    New Iraqi Prime Minister

    Colleen McCain Nelson was interviewed by phone about the nomination of Haider al-Abadi as Iraq’s next prime minister. She talked about the political implications of the nomination…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s criticism of President Obama’s foreign policy approach to Iraq, Syria, Iran, and…

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