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American University

The American University  is a private research university in Washington, D.C., United States, located in the Tenleytown neighborhood in the northwest portion of the district. In the late 18th century, George Washington had written about wanting a “national university” to be established in the nation’s capital; but it took almost a century for that dream to be established. Wikipedia*

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The American University has 703 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1963, American University Commencement Address. The year with the most videos was 2001 with 17 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2016 with an average of 2,111 views per program. Most appearances with James A. Thurber (9), Peter Slen (9), Sanford Ungar (8). Most common tags: Commencement, Journalism, Gender Issues.

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    Atomic Bomb Use in World War II

    Professor Peter Kuznick talked about the development and use of the atomic bomb during World War II. He argued that there…

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    Dark Money

    Jane Mayer talked about her book Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, in…

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    70th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings

    This commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, included testimony by a…

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    American University Commencement Address

    Kathryn Sullivan gave the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class of American University. The National Oceanic and…

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