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  • Washington Journal Robert Kurson Discusses the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 8 Mission and FirstEver Lunar Orbit
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    Apollo 8 - First Manned Lunar Orbit

    On December 21, 1968, Apollo 8 launched mankind into the moon’s orbit for the first time. Robert Kurson joined us at the Apollo 8 capsule at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry to take viewer…

  • Frank Borman Oral History Interview
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    Frank Borman Oral History Interview

    Frank Borman talked about his life and career. He was a Gemini and Apollo astronaut who served as commander of Apollo 8, the first NASA mission to fly around the Moon. This interview was…

  • 50th Anniversary of Apollo 8
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    50th Anniversary of Apollo 8

    Titled “The Spirit of Apollo,” this ceremony from Washington National Cathedral commemorated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8. On December 24, 1968, as they became the first humans to orbit…

  • Scientists Testify at House Climate Change Hearing
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    Climate Change and Environmental Policy

    Climate scientists and policy experts testified on the latest climate change research before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee. They discussed an array of topics, including clean…

  • NASA Says Mars Exploration Rover Mission Is Complete
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    NASA Mars Rover

    NASA held a press conference to announce the end of the mission for its Mars Exploration Rover, Opportunity. The rover arrived on the Martian surface in January 2004 and was declared dead, and…

  • Apollo Program
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    Apollo Program

    Former NASA chief historian Roger Launius talked about the history of the Apollo program. He described how the Cold War influenced early space missions and the excitement over the moon landing in…

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    After Coal

    Author and documentary filmmaker Tom Hansell talked about After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales in which he reported on coal communities in central Appalachia and South…

  • House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Climate Change
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    House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Climate Change

    The House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on the impact of climate change on American communities. Members first heard from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper (D) and…

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the question “Does the U.S. need a 'Green New Deal?'”

  • Senator Markey and Representative OcasioCortez Launch Green New Deal
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    House and Senate Democrats on Green New Deal

    Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) unveiled the “Green New Deal” resolution calling for broad scope of economic and energy reforms to target climate…

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    A Bright Future

    In his book A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow, Joshua Goldstein examined potential solutions to climate change already enacted by some…

  • Washington Journal Zack Colman Discusses the Green New Deal
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    Zack Colman on Congressional Democrats' "Green New Deal" Proposal

    Zack Colman discussed the “New Green Deal” introduced earlier in the week by freshman Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA). He also talked about the…

  • Michael Bloomberg Speaks in New Hampshire
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    Michael Bloomberg in New Hampshire

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (D), who is considering a presidential bid in 2020, spoke at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. The mayor focused mostly on…

  • emConfessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulatorem
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    Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator

    Gregory Jaczko recounted his time with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, for which he served as chair from 2009-2012.

  • Governor Inslees Remarks on Climate Change
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    Governor Inslee's Remarks on Climate Change

    Governor Jay Inslee (D-WA) spoke to college students at an event at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. He said he is seriously considering running for president in 2020, and…

  • Washington Journal Reps Dan Kildee DMI  Brian Fitzpatrick RPA Discuss New Task Force on Clean Drinking Water
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    Representatives Dan Kildee and Brian Fitzpatrick on New Task Force on Clean Drinking Water

    Representatives Dan Kildee (D-MI) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) talked about their formation of the Congressional PFAS Task Force which seeks to highlight the role of per- and…

  • US Conference of Mayors Holds Forum on Climate Change
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    U.S. Conference of Mayors, Climate Change Forum

    In this portion of the 2019 U.S. Conference of Mayors winter meeting, the Democratic mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, was among the speakers at a roundtable discussion on climate change and…

  • Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler Testifies at Confirmation Hearing
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    EPA Administrator Confirmation Hearing

    Andrew Wheeler, President Trump’s pick for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA administrator, testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Mr. Wheeler was asked about his…

  • Energy Policy
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    Energy Policy

    Oil and gas executives discussed the state of the energy industry. They also addressed environmental protection efforts, emerging energy technologies, and related energy policies. Speakers…

  • Washington Journal Kevin Bogardus Discusses Andrew Wheelers Confirmation Hearing for EPA Administrator
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    Kevin Bogardus on Confirmation Hearing for EPA Administrator

    Kevin Bogardus talked about Andrew Wheeler’s confirmation hearing to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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