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  • Watergate BreakIn 45th Anniversary
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    Watergate Break-In 45th Anniversary

    Former Senator Lowell Weicker (R-CT) and former Watergate committee staff talked about their work. Senator Weicker served on the Senate Watergate Committee, officially known as the Select…

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  • Reading of the US Constitution
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    Reading of the U.S. Constitution

    In celebration of Constitution Day, dignitaries and faculty and students of Georgetown University participate in a dramatic reading of the U.S. Constitution, which was signed on September…

    2,108 views
  • Campaign 2008 Assessment
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    Campaign 2008 Assessment

    Wyatt Andrews moderated panel discussion on the significant events during the primaries and caucuses for the 2008 elections. Topics included which primaries were turning points, the role of money in the…

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  • War Powers Act
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    War Powers Act

    In an excerpt from the Senate session, Senators debated the War Powers Act. The Senate was considering its response to attacks on U.S. vessels in the Persian Gulf during the Iran-Iraq War.…

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  • War Powers Act
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    War Powers Act

    In an excerpt from the Senate session, Senators debated the War Powers Act. The Senate was considering its response to attacks on U.S. vessels in the Persian Gulf during the Iran-Iraq War.…

    95 views
  • Dean Campaign Rally
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    Dean Campaign Rally

    Governor Dean spoke to supporters about his presidential campaign. Among the topics he addressed were military operations in Iraq, the state of the economy, health care, Bush administration…

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  • Watergate Hearing Clip
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    Watergate Hearing Clip

    In this portion, Senator Weicker questioned Mr. Haldeman about memos concerning White House surveillance of anti-government activities.

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  • Watergate Hearing Clip
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    Watergate Hearing Clip

    In this portion, Senator Weicker introduced documents about Haldeman plans against anti-government demonstrations.

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  • US Constitution
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    U.S. Constitution

    In honor of National Constitution Week, former Governor Weicker spoke about interpreting and amending the Constitution. He emphasized that the Constitution is too valuable to be amended on…

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  • Presidential Politics
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    Presidential Politics

    Former Governor Weicker talked about the United We Stand America convention in Dallas this weekend. He also discussed third party politics and his own victory in Connecticut as an…

    33 views
  • Washington Tuesday Journal
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    Washington Tuesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    31 views
  • Do We Need a 3rd Party Candidate in 1996
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    Do We Need a 3rd Party Candidate in 1996?

    Participants examined the viability of a third party campaign in the 1996 presidential election. They also took questions from the audience.

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  • Media Coverage of Officials Private Lives
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    Media Coverage of Officials' Private Lives

    Part of a series entitled, “The Kalb Report: Public Policy and the Press,” former NBC news anchor Kalb talked with the guests about “Media Coverage of Public Officials' Private Lives.”

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  • Balanced Budget Amendment Part 4
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    Balanced Budget Amendment Part 4

    Committee members heard testimony on the balanced budget amendment. A number of congressional, federal, and outside experts testified about the feasibility and legality of passing such a law. The…

    43 views
  • Telecommunications and Education
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    Telecommunications and Education

    Governors spoke about the education infrastructure and the benefits of the information superhighway on education. Following a series of video presentations, governors discussed the future…

    53 views
  • Closing Plenary Session
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    Closing Plenary Session

    During a break between speeches by Senator Dole and President Clinton, members of the National Governors' Association celebrated those who would not run for reelection. They also spoke…

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  • Connecticut Governor Retirement
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    Connecticut Governor Retirement

    Governor Weicker announced his intention not to run for another term as governor of Connecticut. WFSB-TV news persons discussed the announcement and implications for the 1994 governor’s…

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  • Life and Career of Lowell Weicker
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    Life and Career of Lowell Weicker

    Governor Weicker, the first independent party candidate elected governor of Connecticut, discussed his career in politics, including his tenure as a Republican in Congress, his decision to…

    348 views
  • Connecticut State of the State Address
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    Connecticut State of the State Address

    Governor Weicker spoke to a joint session of the Connecticut state legislature stressing that the state can continue to grow. He also stressed that the fiscal crisis in Connecticut is…

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  • Independent Political Parties
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    Independent Political Parties

    Gov. Weicker discussed the role of independent political parties in the nation’s political system. Gov. Weicker is a former Republican who withdrew from the party to run for the Connecticut…

    87 views
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