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  • President Johnson Address on Civil Disorder 1967
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    President Johnson Address on Civil Disorder (1967)

    President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his decision to dispatch federal troops to the city.

  • Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit Riots
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    Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit Riots

    Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on July 23, 1967. Mr. Jordan described the causes and events of the uprising, which led to 43…

  • emTwitter and Tear Gasem
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    Twitter and Tear Gas

    Zeynep Tufekci talked about her book Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest, in which she examines the trajectories of modern protests. Ms. Tufekci is one of the…

  • Senators Receive Update on Emergency Response Broadband Network
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    National Public Safety Network

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the deployment of FirstNet, a national public safety network for first responders. Among the witnesses testifying were FirstNet CEO Michael Poth, AT&T…

  • Hearing Focuses on Status of Social Security Trust Funds
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    Social Security Trust Funds

    Stephen Goss testified at a hearing on the status and solvency of the Social Security Trust Fund. Topics included potential solutions for staving off the funds' depletion.

  • FEMA Administrator Brock Long Addresses NGA
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    Brock Long at National Governors Association 2017 Summer Meeting

    Brock Long spoke at the annual National Governors Association meeting. He talked about about disaster preparedness. Michael Berkowitz, president of an organization that focuses on comprehensive…

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    Ray & Joan

    Lisa Napoli talked about her book Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald’s Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away, a biography of Ray Kroc, founder of the McDonald’s franchise, and…

  • Aging in Modern America
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    Aging in Modern America

    Lawrence Samuel talked about American views of aging over the last 50 years, including a cultural shift in the 1960s away from revering elders towards embracing the youth culture. He is the…

  • After Words with Senator Ben Sasse
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    After Words with Senator Ben Sasse

    Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) talked about his book The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis--and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance, in which he looks at how to engage…

  • emWells Fargo v Miamiem Oral Argument
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    Wells Fargo v. Miami Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Wells Fargo v. Miami, which was consolidated with Bank of America v. Miami. The cases concern whether the city of Miami can sue the banks under the Fair Housing Act…

  • Hearing Focuses on Childrens Health Insurance Program and Outpatient Care Funding
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    Children's Health Insurance Program and Medicaid

    Current and former state and federal health care officials testified at a hearing on extending funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which was set to expire at the end…

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    The Givers

    David Callahan talked about his book, The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held annually in the…

  • Executive Nominations
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    Kevin Allen Hassett and Pamela Hughes Patenaude Nominations

    The Senate Banking Committee held a confirmation hearing on President Trump’s nominees to be the next Housing and Urban Development deputy secretary, Pamela Hughes Patenaude, and the chair…

  • Washington Journal Aparna Mathur and Isabel Sawhill Discuss Paid Family Leave
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    Aparna Mathur and Isabel Sawhill on Paid Family Leave

    The American Enterprise Institute’s Aparna Mathur and the Brooking Institution’s Isabel Sawhill talked about paid family leave proposals.

  • Rockefeller Family Philanthropy
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    Rockefeller Family Philanthropy

    Historian Barbara Shubinski talked about about how the Rockefeller’s philanthropic mission started as well as what the foundation does today. Ms. Shubinski was interviewed at the…

  • Heritage Foundation Forum Examines Impact of Government Polices on the Poor
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    Federal Polices and Poverty, Part 1

    Panelists talked about the impact of government policies and regulations on poverty. This portion of the event included keynote remarks by Professor Donald Boudreaux and former Trump…

  • 1967 Detroit Riots and Journalism
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    1967 Detroit Riots and Journalism

    Journalists talked about the 1967 riots in cities across the country, the Kerner report, and how those events affected the practice of journalism. In 1967, African Americans rioted in…

  • emInvisibleem
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    Invisible was the first-price high school east division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Matthew Gannon, a junior at Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C., produced the video.…

  • emSprouting in the Fieldsem
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    Sprouting in the Fields

    Sprouting in the Fields was one of the second-prize high school east division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Amanda Rutledge, Amy Krimm, and Kiran Kochar McCabe, sophomores at…

  • Washington Journal Katherine ManguWard Discusses Universal Basic Income
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    Katherine Mangu-Ward on Universal Basic Income

    Katherine Mangu-Ward talked about a piece in the July 2017 issue of Reason on the idea of the “universal basic income” and what that could mean for U.S. employment.

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