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  • 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…

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  • Panel Discussion on Civil Protests
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    Panel Discussion on Civil Protests

    Howard Means, author of 67 Shots: Kent Stated and the End of American Innocence and Robert Pratt, author of Selema’s Bloody Sunday: Protest, Voting Rights, and the Sturggle for Racial Equality, talked…

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  • Washington Journal Jason Del Gandio Discusses Online Activism and Protests
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    Online Activism and Protests

    Professor Jason Del Gandio talked on the telephone from Philadelphia about online activism and the effectiveness of protests.

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  • Washington Journal Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question if anti-Trump protests were effective or not effective. Professor Jason Del…

    266 views
  • Clara Bingham Discusses emWitness to the Revolutionem
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    Witness to the Revolution

    Clara Bingham talked about her book Witness to the Revolution: Radicals, Resisters, Vets, Hippies, and the Year America Lost Its Mind and Found Its Soul, in which she recalls the social and…

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  • Howard Means Discusses em67 Shotsem
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    67 Shots

    Howard Means talked about his book 67 Shots: Kent State and the End of American Innocence, in which he recalls the National Guard’s shooting of students at Kent State University on May 4,…

    633 views
  • Spike Lee Delivers Commencement Address at Johns Hopkins University
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    Johns Hopkins University Commencement Address

    Spike Lee delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Johns Hopkins University at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. He discussed race relations and criticized presumptive 2016…

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  • Unrest and Reform in the Gilded Age
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    Unrest and Reform in the Gilded Age

    Robert Chiles talked about labor and social unrest at the turn of the 20th century, as well as the reforms that tried to combat this discontent. He described the tension between…

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  • Democracy Spring SitIn
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    Democracy Spring Rally

    Protesters gathered in Columbus Circle outside Union Station in Washington, D.C., for a rally by Democracy Spring to bring awareness to the influence of money in politics.

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  • Democracy Spring March
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    Democracy Spring March

    Protesters with Democracy Spring were seen marching from a rally in Columbus Circle outside Union Station in Washington, D.C. to hold a sit-in on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building to…

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  • Democracy Spring SitIn
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    Democracy Spring Sit-In

    Protesters with Democracy Spring held a sit-in at the steps of the U.S. Capitol building to oppose the influence of big donors in U.S. elections. Hundreds of protesters were arrested during…

    116 views
  • Democracy Spring Rally Preliminaries
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    Democracy Spring Rally Preliminaries

    Democracy Spring organizers talked to protesters gathered outside Union Station in Washington, D.C., before their rally to bring awareness to the influence of money in politics.

    219 views
  • Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders on Protesters
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    Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders on Protesters

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, talked about the tone of the presidential campaign and recent violence at rallies for Donald Trump, a candidate for…

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  • Presidential Candidate Donald Trump on Protesters
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    Presidential Candidate Donald Trump on Protesters

    Donald Trump, a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, talked about the tone of the presidential campaign and recent violence at his rallies.  This was a brief portion of his live…

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  • Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz on Protesters
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    Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz on Protesters

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, talked about the tone of the presidential campaign and recent violence at rallies for Donald Trump, another candidate for…

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  • Presidential Candidate Marco Rubio on Protesters
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    Presidential Candidate Marco Rubio on Protesters

    Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, talked about the tone of the presidential campaign and recent violence at rallies for Donald Trump, another candidate…

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  • Hillary Clinton Campaign Event in St Louis Missouri
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    Hillary Clinton Campaign Event in St. Louis, Missouri

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke about the campaign event in Chicago that Donald Trump, a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, canceled the…

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Violence at Trump Rallies: Who’s to Blame?” The question was inspired by…

    527 views
  • Discussion on Direct Action and Protest
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    Direct Action and Protest

    Panelists talked about the history and use of direct action as a means of non-violent protest. Topics included the Keystone XL Pipeline, the Black Lives Matter movement, housing evictions,…

    311 views
  • Representative Walden on Armed Standoff in Oregon
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    Representative Walden on Armed Standoff in Oregon

    Representative Greg Walden (R-OR) spoke about the armed standoff in his district at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in his district. Activists were demanding that ranchers, loggers,…

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