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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day.

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    Air Quality Act of 1967

    Jeff Holmstead and Robin Juni talked about the Air Quality Act of 1967 and the current state of the law. This program was part of a week-long series on the “Great Society,”…

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    Increase in Suburban Poverty

    Elizabeth Kneebone talked about a recent Brookings Institution report on the increase in suburban poverty in parts of the U.S.. She also discussed the role of economic forces in the…

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    U.S. Response to ISIS

    Jeff Mason, a White House correspondent for Reuters, spoke by phone about U.S. response to the beheading of U.S. photojournalist James Foley by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant…

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    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “How far should the U.S. go to fight ISIS?” Jeff Mason, White House reporter for Reuters, spoke by phone about…

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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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    Open Phones

    Mental Health Care Caucus Co-Chair Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) was interviewed by phone about renewed efforts to improve access to mental health care in response to the suicide of…

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    Federal Government Mental Health Programs

    Mental Health Care Caucus Co-Chair Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) talked by phone about renewed efforts to improve access to mental health care in response to the suicide of actor Robin…

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    Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

    Ulrich Boser and Darleen Opfer talked about the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Among other topics they discussed how the act changed the landscape of education, its major…

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    ISIS, Iraq, and Kurds

    Karwan Zebari talked about the the fight against the Sunni militant group ISIS in Iraq from his perspective as director of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s U.S. office. He…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “What do you think about the Missouri governor deploying the National Guard to Ferguson?”

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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open for viewer comments on the state of race relations in 2014.

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