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    CBS News Special Report on Apollo 1 Disaster

    CBS News reports on the death of NASA Apollo 1 astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee on January 27, 1967. Mike Wallace anchored the report that included archival interviews of…

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    The Regulators

    The Regulators: Our Invisible Government is a 1982 PBS documentary that focuses on regulation of air pollution in the national parks. The film details the process of turning general…

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    Spotlight on Magazines: "Trump the Climate-Slayer"

    National Review Contributor Oren Cass talked by video from New York City about his piece “Trump the Climate-Slayer” which appeared in the December 2016 issue of National Review. This program was part…

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    Political Stress in the U.S.

    Psychologist Vaile Wright reported by telephone about the stress caused by politics revealed in the American Psychological Association’s (APA) recent report Stress in America: Coping with…

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    President Trump's First Rally

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Is Current Political Climate Stressing You Out?” The question was inspired by the American Psychological…

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    Self-Driving Cars

    The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection held a hearing about the deployment status of self-driving cars. Auto industry officials explained…

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    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Swearing-In Ceremony

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt was sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito. Mr. Pruitt, the Oklahoma attorney general, was confirmed by the Senate the…

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    Coal Waste Resolution Signing Ceremony

    President Trump signed H.J. Res. 38, a bill repealing the Interior Department’s stream protection rule. The rule was created to prevent coal mining waste in drinking water and streams…

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    Senate Democrats on EPA Administrator Nomination

    Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Ranking Member Tom Carper (D-DE) and other Democrats on the committee held a news conference to call for a delay in the Senate’s confirmation vote on Scott…

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    Rural Economies and Innovation

    Small business owners outlined their recommendations for how rural economies can innovate and grow. Ideas included tax incentives, community block grants, federal funding guarantees and job…

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    Bill Signing Ceremony for H.J. Res. 41

    President Trump signed H.J. Res. 41, a bill that reverses an Obama sdminsitration Securities and Exchange Commission rule requiring mining companies disclose production-related payments such as…

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    Future of Libraries

    Zócalo Public Square hosted a conversation with long-time librarians and educators about the future of traditional libraries in reaction to evolving digital information, technology, and…

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    Communicators with Representative Marsha Blackburn

    Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), new chair of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, talked about priorities for the subcommittee and…

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    Welcome to the Universe

    Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott talked about their book Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour, in which they answer many of the questions of the…

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    The Glass Universe

    Dava Sobel talked about her book, The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars, about women who worked for the Harvard College Observatory, studying…

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    Panel Discussion on the Environment

    Panelists talked about the environment. Panelists included Douglas Brinkley, author of Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America, Edward Humes, author of Garbology:…

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    Committee Vote on EPA Administrator Nomination

    The Environment and Public Works Committee advanced the president’s nomination for the next Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator to the Senate floor for full consideration. The…

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    Senators Manchin and Heitkamp on Coal Waste

    Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Heidi Hetkamp (D-ND) offered their support for Republican efforts to roll back some Obama administration rules and regulations regarding the disposal of coal…

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    EPA Administrator Nomination Vote

    Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chair John Barrasso (R-WY) gaveled the committee into an executive session to vote on President Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General…

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    EPA Administrator Confirmation Hearing, Part 1

    Scott Pruitt testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Trump administration. Mr. Pruitt said he…

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