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    Life Portrait of James Madison

    In the fourth in a series on American presidents, James Madison’s life and career were discussed. Mr. Rakove talked about Madison’s childhood and his…

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    Life Portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower

    In the thirty-third in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Dwight D. Eisenhower. Among the issues they addressed were his childhood, his military…

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    Life Portrait of William Howard Taft

    In the twenty-sixth in a series on American presidents Scholars and others discussed the life and career of William Howard Taft. Among the subjects addressed were Taft’s career…

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    In Depth with Jonathan Kozol

    Author and education activist Jonathan Kozol talked about his life, his career, and his body of writing. Mr. Kozol talked about how he became involved in the civil rights movement…

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    Life Portrait of Benjamin Harrison

    In the twenty-third in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians discussed the life and career of Benjamin Harrison. Among the issues discussed were his two marriages,…

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    Supreme Court Review

    Cases discussed: Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier concerns a Supreme Court 5 to 3 ruling that public school officials can determine the content of school newspapers and other…

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    Washington Friday 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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    History of the Supreme Court

    Ms. Marcus talked about her book Documentary history of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-1800, published by Columbia University Press. The book was the sixth volume in…

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    Congress in the 19th Century

    Mr. Smock discussed the U.S. Congress and its characteristics during the time of Tocqueville’s visit to Washington, DC in January 1832.

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    Frank T. Siebert Collection, Part 1

    Part of the Frank T. Siebert Library was sold at Sotheby’s auction house. Dr. Siebert collected rare books about the North American Indian and the American…

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    Tocqueville Town Meeting: Religion & Society

    After a broadcast of a forum on religion and civil society from October 28, two of the participants responded to comments by broadcast audience members. They talked about the past and…

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    Republic vs. Democracy

    Tocqueville and Beaumont arrived by stagecoach from Mobile in January 1832. While there, they talked with a local lawyer about various legal issues. Mr. Wood talked about the…

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    Supreme Court Review

    Cases discussed: Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier seeks to determine if First Amendment freedom of the press rights extend to high school newspapers. Hazelwood is compared to the Tinker…

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    Featured Guest

    In the daybook interview, Ms. Paglia talked about current headlines and took audience calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    D-Day Remembered, Day 2

    On the 50th anniversary of D-Day, C-SPAN aired a special presentation highlighting its importance. During the second day of the special, a number of World War II veterans and war…

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    Political Correctness on College Campus

    Michael Pack, the producer of “Campus Culture Wars, Five Stories About PC,” which will air on PBS tonight, discussed the political debate and issues he found being debated on…

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    C-SPAN Midterm Elections Special

    Guests discussed the results of yesterday’s midterm elections and took questions from viewers. Topics included the impact of Republican majorities in the House and Senate on the…

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    Book Discussion on A Picture Book of George Washington

    Mr. Adler talked about his book A Picture Book of George Washington, published by Holiday House, which provides a brief account of Washington’s life.

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    Breyer Supreme Court Nomination

    The guests discussed the process of confirmation hearings, including preparation and strategy.

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    Book Discussion on House Mouse, Senate Mouse

    Peter Barnes wrote and Cheryl Barnes illustrated a series of children’s books about government. They read from their books House Mouse, Senate Mouse; Woodrow, The White House…

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