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  • emFifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economyem
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    Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy

    Author and journalist Tim Harford looked at the inventions that have had the greatest impact on today’s economy.

  • emThe Library Bookem
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    The Library Book

    Author and New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean recounted the Los Angeles Public Library Fire of 1986.

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  • Author Carl Hiassen on His Writing Career
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    Author Carl Hiassen on His Writing Career

    Author and Miami Herald syndicated columnist Carl Hiaasen discussed his writing career.

  • White House East Room
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    White House East Room

    Former White House Curator William Allman talked about the long history of the White House East Room, and how presidents have used it for political and ceremonial purposes. We joined the program as…

  • Secretary Perdue Addresses Agriculture Outlook Summit
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    Secretary Sonny Perdue on Agriculture Outlook

    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced a new initiative, the Agriculture Innovation Agenda, at a forum in the Washington, DC area. He spoke about the importance of innovation for the…

  • emPitchfork Populismem
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    Pitchfork Populism

    Political analyst Bradford Kane offered his thoughts on the future of America’s political landscape following the Trump presidency.

  • George Polk Awards in Journalism
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    George Polk Awards in Journalism

    Long Island University announced winners for the annual George Polk Awards in Journalism. After the winners were announced, a panel discussion was held focusing on the challenges of…

  • World War II POW and Concentration Camp Escapes and Rescues
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    World War II POW and Concentration Camp Escapes and Rescues

    Co-authors David Mills and Kayla Westra talked about their book, “Great Wartime Escapes and Rescues.” In an illustrated talk, they focused on World War II prisoners of war and concentration…

  • Presidents Heads
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    Presidents' Heads

    Inspired by Mount Rushmore, sculptor David Adickes created 42 giant busts of American presidents for a Williamsburg, Virginia, “Presidents Park” that opened in 2004. After the park closed…

  • Combating Hate Crimes
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    Combating Hate Crimes

    The House Oversight and Reform Committee held a hearing remembering the Holocaust, 75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz, and to discuss how to combat bigotry, discrimination and…

  • emState of Warem
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    State of War

    Journalist William Wheeler talked about the rise and spread of MS-13, a gang founded in Los Angeles in the 1980s by immigrants from El Salvador.

  • View From the States Virginia  Equal Rights Amendment
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    View From the States: Virginia & Equal Rights Amendment

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    Virginia ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment, a proposed Constitutional Amendment that reads, Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any…

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  • What Are You Reading with Representative Abigail Spanberger
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    What Are You Reading with Representative Abigail Spanberger

    Rep. Abigail Spanberger shares her reading list with Book TV.

  • Washington Journal Michelle Price Discusses the 2020 Nevada Democratic Caucuses
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    Michelle Price Discusses the 2020 Nevada Democratic Caucuses

    Associated Press political reporter Michelle Price discusses the 2020 Nevada Democratic caucuses.

  • US Army in Northern Russia 19181919
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    U.S. Army in Northern Russia, 1918-1919

    World War I scholar and author James Carl Nelson discussed his book, The Polar Bear Expedition: The Heroes of America’s Forgotten Invasion of Russia, 1918 to 1919. In August of 1918, about…

  • emHarvest the Voteem
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    Harvest the Vote

    Nebraska Democratic Party Chair Jane Kleeb offered her thoughts on how the Democratic Party can win back rural voters.

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Join us with your calls and comments on social media as we review the latest news headlines out of Washington.

  • emThe Life of President Eisenhowerem
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    The Life of President Eisenhower

    This short biography concentrates primarily on Dwight Eisenhower’s activities after World War II, and concludes with a portion of his first State of the Union address. The fledgling U.S.…

  • emHarry S Truman  President of the United Statesem
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    Harry S. Truman - President of the United States

    This biographical film on the life of President Harry Truman was made during his first term and includes a visit to his hometown in Missouri, scenes in Washington, D.C., New York City, and…

  • emA Time to Buildem
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    A Time to Build

    American Enterprise Institute director Yuval Levin offered his thoughts on how Americans can rebuild commitment to their communities and institutions.

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