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    Books for International Goodwill

    Books for International Goodwill has donated over four million books since being founded in 1994. The Rotary International organization uses an all-volunteer workforce to collect, sort, and…

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    Book Discussion on O.O.P.S.

    Stephen Frantzich discussed his book, O.O.P.S.: Observing Our Politicians Stumble: The Worst Candidate Gaffes and Recoveries in Presidential Campaigns, in which he looks at gaffes made by…

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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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    The Impact of Television on Congress

    Mr. Oleszek described how televising the House and Senate proceedings began. The panelists discussed the advantages and disadvantages of televising the Congress and the impact on…

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    C-SPAN in the Classroom

    A series of interviews and viewer telephone calls, before a studio audience, highlighted the benefits of C-SPAN as an educational resource. Professor Browning described the Public…

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    Carter Plebe Diary

    Mr. Frantzich talked about the diary that President Jimmy Carter kept during his first year at the U.S. Naval Academy.

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    Book Discussion on Cyberage Politics 101: Mobility, Technology and Democracy

    Mr. Frantzich talks about his books Citizen Democracy: Political Activists in a Cynical Age, published by Rowmand and Littlefield; The C-SPAN Revolution, published by University of…

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    Technology and the Legislative Process

    Committee members heard from U.S. representatives, experts in technological fields, and others concerning the benefits and drawbacks of the use of technology in government. Live video…

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    Setting the Research Agenda

    Political science and communication scholars discussed their conclusions following a conference on original research conducted with the use of public affairs programming from the Public…

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    Washington Monday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Television in the College Classroom

    Three professors discussed the use of television in their college classrooms.

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    Role of Television in the U.S. Senate

    Political scientists participated in a forum on the role of television in the modern Senate during a research symposium. Following a video introduction showing both typical and unusual…

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    Washington Journal: Tuesday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Congressional Civility

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the manner and nature of House debate and institutional behavior as well as the influence of television on members' behavior. This hearing was…

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    Civic Involvement

    The panelists discussed how citizens can become involved in decision-making in their communities. They described individual roles and characteristics. They also answered questions…

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    Congress in the 21st Century

    Participants discussed the possibility for changes in congressional institutions as the body enters the next milennium. They examined congressional behavior patterns, specially created…

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    Book Discussion on Citizen Democracy

    Mr. Frantzich talked about his book [Citizen Democracy: Political Activists in a Cynical
    Age (People, Passions, and Power)], published by Rowmand and Littlefield. The book is a

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