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    Animal Rights 2016 National Conference

    Animal rights activists talked about the relationship between humans and animals, and the use of animals in testing. They also argued that school, hospital, military, and prison cafeterias should switch to…

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    Pet Medication Industry

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on federal oversight of the pet medication industry. Tara Koslov talked about the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) report which found that prescription…

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    How to Clone a Mammoth

    Professor Beth Shapiro talked about her book How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction, in which she reports that current scientific breakthroughs would allow for extinct species…

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    History of Monterey Fishing Industry

    Tim Thomas talked about the history of the Monterey Bay fishing industry, and how the industry helped to make Monterey, California, a diverse community. Before the collapse of the industry in 1950, the…

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    Do Unto Animals and Living the Farm Sanctuary Life

    Tracey Stewart, author of Do Unto Animals: A Friendly Guide to How Animals Live, and How We Can Make Their Lives Better, and Gene Baur, author of Living the Farm Sanctuary Life: The…

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    Fur, Fortune, and Empire

    Eric Jay Dolin presents a history of the American fur trade. First documented by Henry Hudson during his journey to America in 1609, the abundance of what Hudson deemed “good furs” led to European…

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    Endangered Species and Big Game Hunting

    Jeff Kerr talked about the big game hunting industry and its impact on wildlife populations following the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.

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    Infested

    Brooke Borel talked about her book Infested: How the Bed Bug Infiltrated Our Bedrooms and Took Over the World , in which she provides a history of the bed bug, a species that may be more than…

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    Omaha Union Stockyard

    Carrie Meyer, curator of Exhibits and Collections at the Durham Museum, talked about the museum’s exhibit dedicated to Omaha’s livestock industry and shared historic photos of the Union Stockyards found in the…

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    Ponies at Chincoteague

    This July 30, 1959, newsreel contains archival footage of the round up of wild ponies at Chincoteague, Virginia.

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    Avian Influenza Response

    Federal and state-level agriculture researchers testified on their agencies' response to the 2014-15 avian influenza outbreak that killed an estimated 48 million edible fowl in the U.S.…

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    Keeneland and the Economics of Horse Country

    Vice President Vince Gabbert talked about the role the Keeneland horse racing facility has played in the growth of Kentucky’s horse business. Keeneland is a Thoroughbred horse racing facility that also supports…

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    Avian Flu Threat

    Federal regulators, industry leaders, and researchers testified at a hearing on the economic and national security threats of avian flu to poultry farms and the general public. Avian influenza, or…

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    How Kentucky Became Southern

    Maryjean Wall talked about her book How Kentucky Became Southern: A Tale of Outlaws, Horse Thieves, Gamblers, and Breeders, in which she highlights the post-Civil War world of Thoroughbred racing. Wall said…

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    The Lobster Chronicles

    Ms. Greenlaw spoke about her book, The Lobster Chronicles: Life on a Very Small Island, published by Hyperion. Sebastian Junger wrote about her experiences as a swordboat captain in his book, The…

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    Seafood Industry Safety Standards

    Senior agency officials and industry leaders testified on the impact of federal labor and safety laws on the U.S. seafood industry. Issues included the lack of temporary foreign workers to…

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    Rodriguez v. United States Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Rodriguez v. United States, docket number 13-9972. The case addressed whether a police officer’s decision to extend a completed traffic stop to…

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    Effects of Sage-Grouse in Nevada

    Effects of Sage-Grouse in Nevada was one of the second prize high school west winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Justice Best, a junior at Spanish Springs…

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    War Dogs

    Rebecca Frankel talked about her book War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love. This interview was held at the 37th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a…

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    War Dogs

    Rebecca Frankel talked about her book, War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love, in which she discusses the history of canine warriors going back to 1942. She also describes the…

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