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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…

    75,724 views
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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…

    7,448 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…

    4,113 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…

    3,796 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…

    3,270 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…

    2,383 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…

    2,365 views
  • emDreadnought Britain Germany and the Warem
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    Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the War

    Mr. 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 diplomatic…

    2,109 views
  • emFortunate Son An Autobiographyem
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    Fortunate Son: An Autobiography

    Vietnam veteran Louis Puller, Jr. discussed his book, Fortunate Son: The Autobiography of Louis Puller, Jr., which details his experiences in Vietnam and his relationship with his father, a…

    1,900 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…

    1,686 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…

    1,639 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…

    1,607 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…

    1,464 views
  • Donahue Debate Taping
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    Donahue Debate Taping

    Mr. Donahue arranged a roundtable discussion between Democratic presidential candidates Governor Bill Clinton and former Governor Jerry Brown. The taping was for Mr. Donahue’s syndicated…

    1,439 views
  • Mayors Roundtable
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    Mayors' Roundtable

    Three mayors discussed urban problems in general, such as homelessness. Each also described specific accomplishments and problems in his or her city.

    1,409 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…

    1,384 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…

    1,318 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…

    1,252 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…

    1,156 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…

    1,118 views
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