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    Communicators with TJ Kennedy

    T.J. Kennedy, acting executive director of First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), talked about the various aspects of constructing a national first responder communications network.

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    Community Policing and Baltimore Protests

    Panelists talked about lessons learned from the unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. Topics included ways to improve community policing,…

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    Community Development Efforts

    Civic and policy leaders talked about community development efforts in distressed neighborhoods experiencing poverty, unemployment, foreclosures, and racial divides. The panelists…

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    Nepal Earthquake Response

    Witnesses from the Departments of State and Defense and U.S. Agency for International Development testified at a hearing on the response to the two major earthquakes in Nepal since April…

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    The Baltimore Plan

    This 1953 documentary details community and social worker efforts to clean up poor housing conditions in Baltimore, Maryland.

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    Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality

    New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (D) held a news conference outside of the U.S. Capitol with labor leaders, Democratic lawmakers, and liberal activists to unveil his 13-point…

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    Youth Violence Prevention Summit, City Officials from New Sites Panel

    Officials from cities new to the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention shared the visions, plans, and goals of their respective cities toward youth violence prevention. “From…

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    Youth Violence Prevention Summit, Federal Officials

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA) welcomed officials from cities around the United States and several federal agencies…

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    Youth Violence Prevention Summit, Mayors Panel

    Mayors talked about their cities' approaches, successes, and challenges thus far in the addressing and reducing youth violence.  “Champions for Justice: Leaders Working to End…

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    President Obama Remarks on Poverty

    President Obama participated in a panel discussion on poverty. Panelists also included Harvard University Professor Robert Putnam and American Enterprise Institute President Arthur…

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    Inner-City Poverty

    Robert Woodson talked about his views on ways to relieve inner-city poverty, which included resident participation in neighborhood development.

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    Book Discussion on Doing the Best I Can

    Professor Kathryn Edin talked about her book, Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the Inner City, about the myths and realities of inner-city fatherhood. This interview is part of Book…

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    Technology and Caring for Aging Seniors

    Academics and experts on aging testified on the ways technology is helping seniors maintain independent living longer. Some of the advancements they discussed included tele-health,…

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    Rural Health Obstacles

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on challenges faced by health care patients and providers in rural communities. Officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the…

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    Prospects for Black America, Restoring the Family

    Panelists discussed ways of maintaining family cohesiveness in the African-American community. Topics included innovative social structures such as those which could serve as teachers…

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    Inner-City Poverty

    Ross Eisenbrey and Michael Tanner talked about the role of government in combating inner-city poverty in communities such as Baltimore and Detroit. Topics included the minimum wage,…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on ways to increase economic opportunities in inner cities.  Niall Stanage spoke by phone about the 2016 presidential candidates and the…

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    Senate Chaplain Prayer for Baltimore and Nepal

    Chaplain Barry Black opened the Senate session with a prayer for Baltimore, where protests and rioting erupted the previous day after a funeral for an African-American who died of a severe…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jeffrey Rathke briefed reporters and answered questions on a variety of international affairs topics, including confirming the known deaths of four Americans in the earthquake in Nepal and…

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    Child Support Enforcement System

    Colleen Eubanks talked about the issues with the child support enforcement system in the U.S. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, with the telephone lines…

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