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  • Oversight Committee Examines Proposed Changes to Child Hunger and Food Assistance Programs
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    Child Hunger and Food Assistance Programs

    A House Oversight and Reform subcommittee held a hearing on child hunger and the Trump administration’s proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as…

    488 views
  • emWe Heard the Bells The Influenza of 1918em
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    We Heard the Bells, The Influenza of 1918

    Commissioned by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, this 2010 documentary includes survivors of the 1918 flu telling their stories, a history of the pandemic, and a look at the…

    812 views
  • Influenza Pandemic and World War I
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    Influenza Pandemic and World War I

    Historian Nancy Bristow talked about the 1918 influenza pandemic and how it devastated American civilians and soldiers during the final year of World War I and beyond. She also explained…

    365 views
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    Dignity

    Former Wall Street trader turned photojournalist Chris Arnade talked about his book, Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America, on the plight of those living on the margins of society in…

    697 views
  • Medicaid and Medicare Since the 1960s
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    Medicaid and Medicare Since the 1960s

    George Aumoithe, a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University, discussed the history of universal health care in the United States. Beginning in the 1960s, he explained the…

    91 views
  • Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Request
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    Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Request

    Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar testified before the Senate Finance Committee on President Trump’s 2021 budget request for the Health and Human Services Department. The secretary…

    468 views
  • emHandprints on Hubbleem
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    Handprints on Hubble

    Astronaut Kathryn Sullivan talked about her book, Handprints on Hubble: An Astronaut’s Story of Invention, in which she recalled her NASA career, including being the first woman to walk in…

    203 views
  • Social Security Scams
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    Social Security Scams

    Social Security Administration officials testified before the Senate Aging Committee on efforts to protect seniors from Social Security impersonation scams. Committee Chair Susan Collins (R-ME)…

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  • Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act
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    Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

    TechFreedom hosted a discussion with FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips, legal experts and tech industry professionals on the FTC’s Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

    425 views
  • ECigarette and Tobacco Company Executives Testify on Capitol Hill
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    Vaping and E-Cigarettes

    The executives of several e-cigarette manufacturing companies, including the CEO of Juul, testified at a hearing on how their companies were addressing the youth vaping epidemic. Members of…

    963 views
  • Carcinogens in Consumer Products
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    Carcinogens in Consumer Products

    The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy held a hearing on public health concerns about carcinogens in talc, and asbestos in consumer products. Witnesses…

    426 views
  • emLand of Hopeem
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    Land of Hope

    University of Oklahoma History Professor Wilfred McClay talked about his one-volume history of the United States, Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story.

    781 views
  • emHow to Raise a Readerem
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    How to Raise a Reader

    Pamela Paul, editor of the New York Times book review, talked about How to Raise a Reader, in which she offered her thoughts on how to get children interested in reading books.

    808 views
  • Washington Journal Lucas Meyer Discusses the 2020 New Hampshire Democratic Primary
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    Lucas Meyer on the 2020 New Hampshire Democratic Primary

    New Hampshire Young Democrats President Lucas Meyer discussed the 2020 New Hampshire primary and the issues motivating young voters.

    177 views
  • Washington Journal Representative Earl Blumenauer DOR Discusses the Future of Health Care
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    Representative Earl Blumenauer on the Future of Health Care

    Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) talked about health care, including his sponsorship of a universal Medicare coverage bill.

    141 views
  • Washington Journal Representative Tom Cole ROK Discusses Federal Funding to Combat Coronavirus
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    Representative Tom Cole on Federal Funding to Combat Coronavirus

    Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) discusses federal funding to combat the coronavirus outbreak.

    308 views
  • Washington Journal Representative Raul Ruiz DCA Discusses Medicaid
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    Representative Raul Ruiz on Medicaid

    Representative Raul Ruiz (D-CA) talked about the Trump administration’s new proposal to alter funding for the Medicaid program.

    158 views
  • Conditions at Immigration Detention Facilities
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    Conditions at Immigration Detention Facilities

    A House Homeland Security subcommittee held a hearing on child deaths and the conditions at immigration detention facilities. The hearing focused on steps taken to improve border facilities…

    481 views
  • Washington Journal Dr Tom Inglesby Discusses the Coronavirus
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    Dr. Tom Inglesby on the Coronavirus

    Dr. Tom Inglesby, director of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health’s Center for Health Security, talked about the federal response to the coronavirus.

    958 views
  • emBrokeem
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    Broke

    Jodie Adams Kirshner talked about her book, Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises, in which she looked at the of Detroit’s bankruptcy on the city’s poor.

    544 views
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