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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day, including the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of…

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    Meals for Impoverished Children

    Chief Executive Officer Billy Shore talked about Share Our Strength’s initiative for federal and state-funded school meals for children growing up in poverty. br/ C-SPAN Radio’s…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines are open for viewer comments on the Ferguson, Missouri grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael…

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    Missouri Officials on Preparations for Grand Jury Decision

    Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO) and other officials called for tolerance and restraint as the Ferguson community awaited the grand jury’s decision on whether to indict Officer Darren…

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    Homelessness in the U.S.

    Jerry Jones talked about homelessness in the U.S. and local policies in some cities that prohibit public feeding of the homeless. br/ C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at…

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    Book Discussion on A View from the Interior

    Susan Riseling talked about her book, A View from the Interior: Policing the Protests at the Wisconsin State Capitol, in which she discusses the collective bargaining protests in Madison,…

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    Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri

    Julie Bosman talked by telephone about preparations being made in Ferguson, Missouri, for the reception of the grand jury decision whether or not a police officer would be charged in the…

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    Book Discussion on The Tyranny of Experts

    William Easterly talked about his book, The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor, in which he argues that the United Nations and other…

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    2014 Midterm Election Results

    Peyton Craighill talks about the voter demographic and attitudinal factors behind the 2014 midterm election results. He focused on the exit polls taken on the day of the election…

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    Social Security

    Panelists talked about the results of a National Academy of Social Insurance survey on Americans' views on Society Security. Jason Furman, chair of the White House Council of Economic…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about policies he had proposed to help women and working parents fully participate in and contribute to the economy.

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    Jobs and the Economy

    Contributors to the report, 2014 Index of Culture and Opportunity, talked about social and economic factors that contribute to an individual’s ability to harness social and economic…

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    Youth Voter Issues in Campaign 2014

    College Republican National Committee Chair Alex Smith and Young Democrats of America President Atima Omara talked about young voter issues for the 2014 elections, and the impact young…

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    Youth Homelessness

    Panelists talked about the results of a data collection project from the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s Street Outreach Program that researched homeless youth in 11 cities.

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    Immigration and the Dream Act

    Panelists from Texas talked about the status of undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children and the application of the “Dream Act,” a path to residency for…

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    After Words with Atul Gawande

    Atul Gawande talked about his book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, in which he argues that with all that medical science can solve in the modern era, it should be…

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    Same-Sex Marriage in the U.S.

    Brian Brown and Evan Wolfson talked about legal and political developments in the debate over same-sex marriage, including the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to deny appeals from five…

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    Domestic Violence in the U.S.

    Michael Planty and Paulette Sullivan Moore talked about domestic violence in the United States. They discussed its definition, prevalence, how it is reported, law enforcement and…

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    Diversity of Elected Officials

    Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD) was the keynote speaker at a forum on the under-representation of women and people of color in elected office. Brenda Carter presented the results…

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    Global Poverty

    Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and chief executive officer of Acumen, talked about the work of her company and how entrepreneurial approaches could help to address global poverty. She…

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