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    Q&A with David McCullough

    David McCullough talked about his book, The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For, a selection of his speeches going back to 1989.

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    Anti-War Rally

    Protesters gathered on the National Mall to express their opposition to potential military action in Iraq and called on lawmakers to find peaceful solutions to tensions between Iraq and the global community.

    Between speeches, various singers, bands, and other performers including Patti Smith and Chumbawamba entertained the crowd.

    Some speakers were not identified onscreen.

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    Supreme Court Justice Scalia

    Justice Antonin Scalia was part of C-SPAN’s Supreme Court Week. He spoke about a number of topics, ranging from the role of the court, the job of a Supreme Court justice, the process that justices follow in reaching a decision, and his thoughts on the quality of the attorneys who come before the court for oral argument. He was interviewed in the East Conference Room at the Supreme Court.

    Justice Scalia was nominated to the bench by President Ronald Reagan. He has been serving as a Supreme Court associate justice since 1986. He was preceded by Justice William H. Rehnquist.

    This program is available for online viewing only.
    This interview, along with Justices Kennedy, Ginsburg, and retired Justice O’Connor interviews, can be purchased and viewed in program 7716-1.

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    Life and Career of Joe Biden

    Senator Joseph Biden was interviewed about his life and career. He discussed his personal history, including the loss of his first wife and daughter in a 1972 car crash, and his 1988 presidential bid. He also talked about his views on politics, including America’s place in the world and the role that religion plays in his politics.