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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    395 views
  • Hillary Clinton Holds Town Hall Meeting in Haverford Pennsylvania
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    Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton Town Hall Meeting in Haverford, Pennsylvania

    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea Clinton held a a town hall meeting at the Haverford Community Recreation and Environmental Center in Haverford,…

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  • Discussion on WorkingClass Families
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    Working-Class Families

    Panelists talked about the state of the working class family. They focused on the well-being of children, family structure, and marriage dynamics. The panelists, who included experts from…

    807 views
  • Weekly Presidential Address
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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama recognized all mothers in celebration of the upcoming Mother’s Day, and gave thanks to his wife and mother-in-law for their role in raising his daughters.…

    201 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “How do you feel about government-paid family leave?” Clare O’Connor was interviewed by phone about her Forbes Magazine article on…

    504 views
  • Washington Journal Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question if political conversations had caused tension with friends or family members. A YouTube video clip was shown of a bird…

    318 views
  • CPAC Discussion on the American Family
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    U.S. Economy and the American Family

    Panelists talked about the importance of family and its link to economic success and prosperity. The Family Prosperity Index from the American Conservative Union Foundation was introduced. Panelists…

    93 views
  • Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Military Reforms
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    Secretary Carter on Improving Military Life

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced his latest initiatives under his “Force of the Future” plan. He said the military would double maternity and paternity leave from six to 12 weeks,…

    579 views
  • Discussion on Incarceration and Families
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    Children of Prisoners

    Panelists discussed the impact of incarcerated parents on children and the family structure. “What Happens to Children When Parents Go to Prison?” was part of the day-long event, “Race and Justice in…

    267 views
  • Pope Francis at the Festival of Families in Philadephia
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    Pope Francis at the Festival of Families in Philadephia

    Pope Francis delivered remarks at the Festival of Families. His arrival was also shown. Members of six families from Australia, Ukraine, Jordan, Nigeria, New York, and Argentina briefly described their joys…

    3,034 views
  • Jorja Leap on emProject Fatherhoodem
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    Project Fatherhood

    Jorja Leap talked about her book, Project Fatherhood: A Story of Courage and Healing in One of America’s Toughest Communities, about men living in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles and…

    492 views
  • Scott Simon on emUnforgettableem
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    Unforgettable

    Scott Simon talked about his memoir, Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime. This event took place in the north auditorium of Jones College Prep High…

    457 views
  • Prospects for Black America Restoring the Family
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    Prospects for Black America, Restoring the Family

    Panelists discussed ways of maintaining family cohesiveness in the African-American community. Topics included innovative social structures such as those which could serve as teachers for youth who have no fathers. John…

    772 views
  • Washington Journal Colleen Eubanks on Child Support Enforcement System
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    Child Support Enforcement System

    Colleen Eubanks talked about the issues with the child support enforcement system in the U.S. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, with the telephone lines…

    387 views
  • Washington Journal Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments and questions on the debate over “free-range” parenting, divided by those in support and opposed. Petula Dvorak also joined by telephone to discuss the…

    285 views
  • Washington Journal Petula Dvorak on FreeRange Parenting
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    "Free-Range" Parenting

    Petula Dvorak was interviewed by telephone to discuss the debate over “free-range” parenting, with the idea that children should learn to be self-reliant without adult supervision. She also talked…

    224 views
  • President Obama Remarks on Workplace Issues
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    President Obama on Family Friendly Workplaces

    President Obama said that family friendly work policies and benefits were not only good for the economy but also for the bottom lines of employers. Topics he discussed included paid sick leave and pay…

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  • QA Dr Frances Jensen
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    Q&A with Dr. Frances Jensen

    Dr. Frances Jensen, neuroscientist and author of The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults, talked about the study of the human brain, the development…

    2,688 views
  • Washington Journal Brian Brown and Susan Sommer on SameSex Marriage
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    State of Same-Sex Marriage Laws

    Brian Brown and Susan Sommer talked about the state of same-sex marriage laws in the U.S. and speculated on the U.S. Supreme Court’s next actions. They commented on a video clip of Supreme…

    1,890 views
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