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  • Battle of the Bulge and VE Day
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    Battle of the Bulge and V-E Day

    Mr. Heller and Mr. Vonnegut, both of whom actively participated in World War II, reminisced about their experiences during the war. Mr. Heller was a bombardier during the war and Mr. Vonnegut was an…

    1,615 views
  • Life and Career of Dick Cheney
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    Life and Career of Dick Cheney

    Secretary Cheney spoke about his tenure as the single representative for the state of Wyoming. He also spoke about the decision-making process in which he presently finds himself concerning…

    797 views
  • Homosexuals in the Military
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    Homosexuals in the Military

    President Clinton announced his position on the issue of homosexuals in the military. He made a distinction between conduct and status, and said that while he feels homosexuals should be…

    537 views
  • Supreme Court Pictorial Book
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    Supreme Court Pictorial Book

    Fred and Suzy Maroon discussed their newly published pictorial book, The Supreme Court of the United States published by Thomasson-Grant & Lickle. It is a companion to their book on the…

    73 views
  • emRaines v Byrdem Oral Arguments
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    Raines v. Byrd Oral Arguments

    Mr. Murray discussed the case before and after the oral tapes were played. Audio tapes of the oral arguments for Raines v. Byrd were played with corresponding courtroom drawings. The case was the first Supreme Court…

    182 views
  • Justice Souter Fifth Anniversary Observance
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    Justice Souter Fifth Anniversary Observance

    C-SPAN highlighted the fifth anniversary of Justice David Souter’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. Shown were portions of his confirmation hearing with comments from friend Warren…

    104 views
  • Chief Justice Burger Retrospective
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    Chief Justice Burger Retrospective

    Warren Burger served as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1969 to 1986, during the terms of four presidents. He died in June 1995. In an overview of his life and career, a clip…

    978 views
  • Life and Career of Barbara Mikulski
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    Life and Career of Barbara Mikulski

    The first-term senator described moving from social work and neighborhood causes into politics. Senator Mikulski served in the U.S. House of Representatives for ten years before being…

    550 views
  • Life and Career of Trent Lott
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    Life and Career of Trent Lott

    Senator Lott, majority whip, is a candidate for the Senate leadership role being vacated by the retiring Senator Robert Dole. The other contender is his fellow Mississippi senator, Thad…

    89 views
  • Capitol Freedom Statue Removal
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    Capitol Freedom Statue Removal

    Mr. Allen and Ms. Wolanin discussed the historical importance of the removal for cleaning of the Statue of Freedom atop the dome of the U.S. Capitol prior to the removal. Cameras recorded the…

    742 views
  • Book Collecting
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    Book Collecting

    Mr. Comstock talked about why he collects books and his personal library of over 50,000 volumes attached to his house in Springfield, Missouri. He also talked about the process of book…

    145 views
  • emClinton v Jonesem Oral Arguments
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    Clinton v. Jones Oral Arguments

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Clinton v. Jones. The audio recording of the proceedings is heard, with a picture of each participant on the screen when they speak. In…

    916 views
  • emPosterity Lostem
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    Posterity Lost

    Mr. Gill talked about his book, Posterity Lost: Progress, Ideology, and the Decline of the American Family. The book examines the breakdown in families and its relationship to the concept…

    121 views
  • Life and Career of Rodney Slater
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    Life and Career of Rodney Slater

    Secretary Slater talked about his position as head of the Department of Transportation as well as his life and times prior to serving in Washington, DC. He talked about his upbringing and…

    73 views
  • emBuckley v Valeoem
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    Buckley v. Valeo

    Audio portions of the oral arguments in Buckley v. Valeo were reviewed and participants in the case were interviewed on the significance of the case, which established the current rules and…

    413 views
  • Life and Career of Bill Paxon
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    Life and Career of Bill Paxon

    Rep. Paxon talked about his career as a Member of Congress from New York. He discussed the time commitment of representatives and the struggle to maintain a professional and private life…

    50 views
  • Watergate 25th Anniversary
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    Watergate 25th Anniversary

    Mr. Garment, a White House aide during Watergate, talked about the controversies surrounding the Nixon administration, especially Nixon himself. He also took viewer calls. Historical clips…

    73 views
  • Watergate 25th Anniversary
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    Watergate 25th Anniversary

    Mr. Bernstein took viewer calls on the 25th anniversary of the burglary at the Watergate hotel that lead to the downfall of President Richard Nixon. Mr. Bernstein, along with colleague Bob…

    148 views
  • Supreme Court Operations
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    Supreme Court Operations

    As part of the celebration of Law Day, Mr. Suter talked with Fairfax, Virginia high school students about how the U.S. Supreme Court operates, especially on how cases can get to the Court.…

    35 views
  • Presidential Suite
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    Presidential Suite

    Mr. Westbrook conducted a tour of the presidential suite at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel DuPont Circle.

    23 views
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