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    Political Books

    Participants talked about what they are currently reading and writing and reflecting on writing as a profession. They also took questions from the audience.

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    Booknotes 10th Anniversary

    In a commemoration of the first ten years of C-SPAN’s Booknotes program, clips of past programs were shown and C-SPAN staff members were interviewed about how the program is…

    1,008 views
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    Presidential Inaugural Discussion on American Politics

    Brian Lamb facilitated a student discussion on public service, the political process, public policy, and student involvement in the presidential inauguration. 

    This was an event of…

    679 views
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    Booknotes Fifth Anniversary Special

    C-SPAN commemorated the first five years of its Sunday evening book program, Booknotes. Included were interviews with staff members involved with all aspects of the program including the…

    488 views
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    C-SPAN Tenth Anniversary Retrospective

    Each segment contains retrospective video clips and interviews followed by call-ins.

    361 views
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    Ronald Reagan Telephone Call

    Former President Reagan talked with Mr. Lamb by telephone on the 10th anniversary of C-SPAN’s call-in programs. He answered questions about audience participation shows as a…

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    Vietnam Revisited: Setting the Stage

    Members of the C-SPAN production crew who travelled to Vietnam to
    cover the travels of a congressional delegation to Vietnam discussed
    their experiences during their recent trip. They…

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    Writing History Vividly

    Moderated by Mr. Lamb, the panelists talk about the art of writing colorful narrative history. Robert Caro’s books include The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New…

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    Media Ethics

    Mr. Lamb moderated a panel of journalists and media experts who discussed media ethics and the news. They addressed a wide variety of topics including public trust in the media…

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    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Dedication

    President Bush spoke at the official ceremony to dedicate the new Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library in Springfield, Illinois. Many other officials also spoke about the…

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    Cable Television Competition Act, Day 2

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the second day of hearings on H.R. 1303, the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act. Cable television executives testified on a…

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    C-SPAN Year in Review

    C-SPAN executives discussed 1983 programming.

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    Book Discussion on Who's Buried in Grant's Tomb?

    Mr. Smith and Mr. Lamb spoke about the book, Who’s Buried in Grant’s Tomb: A Tour of Presidential Gravesites, published by the National Cable Satellite…

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    Book Discussion on Booknotes: Stories from American History

    Mr. Lamb, editor of Booknotes: Stories from American History, published by PublicAffairs, moderated a panel discussion on the third collection of essays drawn from C-SPAN’s…

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    Art of Biography

    Biographers discussed experiences while writing about Lyndon Johnson,
    Eleanor Roosevelt and John D. Rockefeller. They also focused on
    memorable locations they visited for research and…

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    U.S. Capitol Bicentennial Celebration

    Mr. Lamb emceed a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol celebrating the 200th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone for the U.S. Capitol. The ceremony came the night before the…

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    Social Entrepreneurs

    Authors discussed the role that social entrepreneurs play, or could play, in improving social and economic conditions in the U.S. and internationally. Peter Osnos…

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    The Writing Life

    Mr. Lamb talked about his new book about what authors have said about writing on the C-SPAN program, “Booknotes.” Then he moderated a discussion on the writing life among…

    138 views
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    Media Coverage of the Federal Government

    C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb discussed covering politics in Washington, D.C., with students participating in the Close Up Foundation’s week-long government studies program.

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    Reflections on Careers in the Media

    As part of a C-SPAN and Comcast project to encourage dialog between students and national leaders, Mr. Lamb spoke with high school students about leadership influences in their lives,…

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