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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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American University has hosted 170 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1963 Speech. The year with the most events was 1986 with 16 events. Most appearances with Wilma Goldstein (11), James A. Thurber (10), Sanford Ungar (9). Most common tags: Campaigns, Journalism, Commencement.

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    The 1990s

    American University professor Joseph Campbell explored a decade of political, foreign policy, cultural and social events to…

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    Former White House Lawyer on Democracy

    Bob Bauer, former White House lawyer for the Obama administration, discussed democracy and presidential elections at an…

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    Results - Getting Beyond Politics to Get Important Work Done

    Governor Charlie Baker (R-MA) offered his thoughts on working in the public sector and how to move past politics and get…

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    When Polls Goes Bad

    American University Professor Joseph Campbell taught a class on public opinion and election forecasting. He spoke about some…

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