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  • Comedy Central Convention Coverage
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    Comedy Central Convention Coverage

    Al Franken, a comedian, discussed the cable comedy network, Comedy Central. He explained the background behind Comedy Central’s coverage of the Democratic National Convention in New York City in which Mr. Franken wouldl…

    75,789 views
  • emTechnopolyem
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    Technopoly

    Neil Postman, author of Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology published by Alfred A. Knopf Publishers, spoke on the theme of his book which noted the dependence of Americans on…

    8,439 views
  • emFaces at the Bottom of the Wellem
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    Faces at the Bottom of the Well

    Professor Derrick Bell discussed his book, Faces at the Bottom of the Well, published by Basic Books, which addressed the problem of racism in America and the class differences involved in…

    5,557 views
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    Truman

    Mr. McCullough discussed his book, Truman published by Simon and Schuster. He discussed his research for the book, which is an exhaustive biography of the former president, spanning from a brief…

    5,092 views
  • Post Debate Poll Results
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    Post Debate Poll Results

    Mr. Hugick spoke via remote link from Princeton, New Jersey, on the results of early poll returns on the previous evening’s presidential candidates debate. He also discussed the process of…

    4,293 views
  • Reaction to IranContra Pardon
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    Reaction to Iran-Contra Pardon

    Mr. Walsh spoke in a news conference to condemn the president’s pardon of former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger announced earlier in the day by the White House. He said the pardon…

    3,408 views
  • emThe End of History and the Last Manem
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    The End of History and the Last Man

    Mr. Fukuyama discussed his book, The End of History and the Last Man, in which he contends that the shaping forces of history tend toward liberal democracy, a system in which both free…

    2,919 views
  • emSeize the Momentem Part 1
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    Seize the Moment, Part 1

    Former President Richard Nixon discussed his book Seize the Moment: America’s Challenge in a One-Superpower World, published by Simon and Schuster. In his book, he assesses the challenges…

    2,699 views
  • emDreadnought Britain Germany and the Warem
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    Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the War

    Author Robert Massie talked about his recently published book, Dreadnought: Britain, Germany and the Coming of the Great War, published by Random House. The book focuses on the naval race and…

    2,512 views
  • emFortunate Son An Autobiographyem
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    Fortunate Son: An Autobiography

    On the program Booknotes, Vietnam veteran Louis Puller, Jr. discussed his book, Fortunate Son: The Autobiography of Louis Puller, Jr., which details his experiences in Vietnam and his…

    2,440 views
  • emThe Seven Fat Years and How To Do It Againem
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    The Seven Fat Years and How To Do It Again

    Wall Street Journal editor and vice president Robert Bartley discussed his book, The Seven Fat Years and How to Do It Again, published by Free Press. The book deals with the seven years of…

    2,409 views
  • emIt Doesnt Take A Heroem
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    It Doesn't Take A Hero

    General Schwarzkopf, chief commander of the coalition forces in the Persian Gulf War, discussed his autobiography It Doesn’t Take A Hero, published by Bantam Books. The general talked about…

    2,084 views
  • emWhat it Takes The Way to the White Houseem
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    What it Takes: The Way to the White House

    Mr. Cramer discussed the elements needed in a person to be elected president. He started the book in 1986 and examined the presidential candidates for the 1988 election. Mr. Cramer also…

    1,832 views
  • Donahue Debate Taping
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    Donahue Debate Taping

    The two leading Democratic presidential contenders Jerry Brown Jr., Democratic Presidential Candidate, and Gov. Bill Clinton, Democratic Presidential Candidate, met on The Donahue Debate…

    1,708 views
  • emThe Creatorsem
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    The Creators

    Mr. Boorstin, author of The Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination published by Random House, discussed the research behind his history of major figures in world history who…

    1,586 views
  • Clinton Campaign Commercials 1992
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    Clinton Campaign Commercials 1992

    A series of Political Election Advertisements were aired on Television. Commercials beginning with Bush/Quayle and ending with Clinton/Gore '92. The Bush/Quayle TV commercials were produced…

    1,571 views
  • emA Nation of Victimsem
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    A Nation of Victims

    Charles Sykes discussed the ideas behind his book, A Nation of Victims: The Decay of the American Character published by St. Martin’s Press. He stated the main concept of his book involves the…

    1,550 views
  • emKissinger A Biographyem
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    Kissinger: A Biography

    Mr. Isaacson discussed his book, Kissinger: A Biography, which examines the life and times of the former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who served during the Nixon and Ford…

    1,461 views
  • Senator John McCain Reflects on Vietnam War Experiences 1992
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    American POW/MIAs in Southeast Asia

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ), a veteran of the Vietnam War, discussed his experiences in Vietnam and the legacy of the Vietnam experience in American society. Senator McCain, member of the…

    1,460 views
  • emHenry Clay Statesman for the Unionem
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    Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union

    Professor Remini talked about his recently published book, Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union, published by W.W. Norton. The book focuses on the life and career of Henry Clay, the famous orator from…

    1,443 views
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