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    Governor Mike Pence News Conference

    Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) spoke to reporters about the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which he signed into law the previous week. He asked the state legislature…

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    Book Discussion on The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis

    Garry Wills talked about his book The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis, in which he questions whether Pope Francis is capable of producing significant change within the…

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    "Meet the Press" with Martin Luther King, Jr.

    NBC’s Sunday talk show interviewed Martin Luther King, Jr., three days after the Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, march for voting rights concluded. Martin Luther King appeared…

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    Racial Division After the Civil War

    Professor Lois Brown talked about the relationship between whites and newly freed blacks in the aftermath of the Civil War. Professor Brown argued that there was a great amount of…

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    Montgomery Voting Rights Rally 50th Anniversary

    Bernice King spoke at a commemorative ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the March 25, 1965, voting rights rally in Montgomery, Alabama.

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    State of Black Women in America

    Melanie Campbell talked about the state of black women in America. She talked about the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s 4th Annual Black Women’s…

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    Open Phones

    Ttelephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Religious Freedom Laws for Businesses: Your Thoughts?” The question was inspired by the signing March 26, 2015,…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues, including negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, Senator Harry Reid’s (D-NV) retirement, and…

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    Book Discussion on Frank

    Former Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) talked about his memoir Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage, in which he recounts his life and political career.…

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    Panel Discussion on Women and Power

    Panelists talked about powerful American women such as Catherine Beecher, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Shirley Chisholm, and Angela Davis. Participants included Cindy Lobel, author of…

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    Last Speeches of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.

    A discussion on Lincoln’s second inaugural address and MLK’s “Mountaintop” speech was held at the National Cathedral. President Lincoln delivered his second…

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    Book Discussion on The Hero's Fight

    Patricia Fernandez-Kelly talked about her book The Hero’s Fight: African Americans in West Baltimore and the Shadow of the State, in which she looks at the way the urban poor in…

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    Book Discussion on The Second Creek War

    John Ellisor talked about his book, The Second Creek War: Interethnic Conflict and Collusion on a Collapsing Frontier, about the conflict that arose when the federal government attempted to…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments and questions on the question “What Do You Think of Starbucks' ‘Race Together’ Initiative?” A video clip was shown from…

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    Senators McCain and Durbin on Attorney General Vote

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) criticized Senator Dick Durbin’s (D-IL) previous-day remarks about the Senate asking Loretta Lynch to sit at the “back of the bus” by delaying a…

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    Women's History Month Reception

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) paid tribute to Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan at a…

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    LGBT Employees and Workplace Discrimination

    Government officials and activists discussed the scope of federal protection against workplace discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. Officials…

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    Open Phones with Luis Urrea

    Luis Alberto Urrea, author of Tijuana Book of the Dead and The Devil’s Highway: A True Story, talked about his books and responded to viewer questions and comments. He was interviewed…

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    Open Phones with Ian Haney Lopez

    Ian Haney Lopez, author of Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class, talked about the role of race in U.S. politics and responded…

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    Panel Discussion on Race and Politics

    Ian Haney Lopez, Rick Perlstein, and Leonard Pitts talked about the role of race in U.S. politics. “Race and Politics” was panel discussion at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books,…

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