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  • emHow May I Help Youem
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    How May I Help You?

    Deepak Singh talked about his book, How May I Help You?: An Immigrant’s Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage, about his experiences working in the service sector in the United States.

    184 views
  • Ezra Edelman and David Chang Speak at the Washington Ideas Forum
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    Washington Ideas Forum, Ezra Edelman and David Chang

    Filmmaker Ezra Edelman talked about the making of his ESPN documentary, O.J.: Made in America. He was interviewed by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A video clip was shown. Then chef David Chang…

    76 views
  • Trump International Hotel Grand Opening
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    Trump International Hotel Grand Opening

    Eric Danziger made opening remarks at the grand opening of Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. It was a re-development of the Old Post Office, an 1899 Romanesque Revival building.…

    21 views
  • Stephen Fried on emAppetite for Americaem
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    Appetite for America

    Stephen Fried, adjunct journalism professor at Columbia University Graduate School, recounts the life of Fred Harvey, one of the earliest innovators of the American hospitality industry. Mr. Harvey,…

    478 views
  • Newsmakers Mary Kay Henry
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    Newsmakers with Mary Kay Henry

    Mary Kay Henry, president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the nation’s largest union, talked by remote video from San Francisco about employment numbers, minimum wage,…

    499 views
  • Washington Journal Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines, including a line for minimum wage workers, were open for viewer commentary on the question: Should the minimum wage be raised? Davie Jamieson also spoke by telephone about his reporting on a fast food…

    497 views
  • The Communicators Fred Vogelstein
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    Communicators with Fred Vogelstein

    Fred Vogelstein talked by remote video from San Francisco about his book, Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution, in which he traces the origins of two of the…

    300 views
  • Arne Sorenson Remarks
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    Arne Sorenson Remarks

    Marriott International President and CEO Arne Sorenson talked about the U.S. economy, tax reform, hotel industry trends, immigration reform, and his company’s new business strategies. He was interviewed by…

    113 views
  • Good Humor vs Popsicle
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    Good Humor vs. Popsicle

    New advances in refrigeration made sweet treats like ice cream widely available in the early twentieth century. Two of the first companies to develop frozen desserts like ice cream bars and suckers were the Good Humor…

    317 views
  • emRandhurstem
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    Randhurst

    Gregory Peerbolte talked about his book Randhurst: Suburban Chicago’s Grandest Shopping Center. He was interviewed by the crew of the C-SPAN Digital Bus. The date and location are not…

    103 views
  • emOnwardem
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    Onward

    Howard Schultz, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Starbucks, recounts his return to a leadership position in the company in 2008 after an eight year absence .Mr. Schultz reports…

    633 views
  • Birth of the Las Vegas Strip
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    Birth of the Las Vegas Strip

    David Schwartz, director of the Center for Gaming Research, teaches a class at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas’s Honors College on the History of Gambling in America. The day’s lecture…

    786 views
  • ChickfilA Franchise Business
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    Chick-fil-A Franchise Business

    Chick-fil-A, Inc. founder, chairman, and president Truett Cathy and his son, Chick-fil-A president and chief operating officer Dan Cathy, spoke about the success and continued growth of their fast food…

    501 views
  • Supreme Court Securities Fraud Case
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    Supreme Court Securities Fraud Case

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  • Rural Telecommunications
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    Rural Telecommunications

    Senator Conrad Burns, who serves on the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, was interviewed about telecommunications issues. He discussed rural telecommunications and…

    47 views
  • Water Infrastructure Projects
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    Water Infrastructure Projects

    The Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing on financing water infrastructure projects. They focused on the…

    38 views
  • WalMart Operations
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    Wal-Mart Operations

    Mr. Hoch talked about Wal-Mart’s business model, its impact on the U.S. market, and the state of competition in the retail industry. He responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic…

    54 views
  • WalMart Operations
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    Wal-Mart Operations

    Ms. Grant talks about Wal-Mart’s growth in the retail industry, labor practices, dependence on foreign goods and the company’s worldwide image. She responded to telephone calls, faxes, and…

    35 views
  • Telecommunications Mergers
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    Telecommunications Mergers

    The heads of four major telecommunications companies testified about the unexpected changes in their industry since the Telecommunication Act was passed. Topics included competition,…

    72 views
  • IRS Tip Income Enforcement
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    IRS Tip Income Enforcement

    Witnesses testified regarding Internal Revenue Service efforts to collect taxes on tip income. Among the topics addressed were the Tip Reporting Alternative Commitment program, the…

    76 views
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