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  • Washington Journal Thomas Keck Discusses Court Packing
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    Thomas Keck on "Court Packing"

    Syracuse University professor Thomas Keck spoke by phone about the history of efforts to pack the Supreme Court.

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the question “Should the Supreme Court be expanded?”

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  • Race Gender and Violence on the Western Frontier
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    Race, Gender and Violence on the Western Frontier

    A panel of historians discussed the ways white settlers, federal troops, and Native Americans interacted and challenges these groups faced on the Western Frontier. Topics included gender…

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  • Republican Legislative Priorities for the 116th Congress
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    Republican Legislative Priorities for the 116th Congress

    Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins (R-GA) spoke at the Heritage Foundation about Republican legislative priorities…

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  • Birthright Citizenship
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    Birthright Citizenship

    Historians, journalists, and scholars talked about the history and future of birthright citizenship and immigration policy since Reconstruction.

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  • Washington Journal Robert Dunham Discusses the Death Penalty in the US
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    Robert Dunham on the Death Penalty in the U.S.

    Robert Dunham of the Death Penalty Information Center discussed the use of the death penalty across the U.S. California became the latest state to put a moratorium on the practice.

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  • Suffrage Movement and the 19th Amendment
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    Suffrage Movement and the 19th Amendment

    This program was about women’s struggles to win the vote and about the lead up to the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Speakers were Dawn Langan Teele, author of Forging the Franchise: The Political…

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  • Attorney Sheri Johnson Speaks After emFlowers v Mississippiem Oral Argument
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    Reaction to Flowers v. Mississippi Oral Argument

    Sheri Johnson, the attorney for death row petitioner Curtis Flowers in Flowers v. Mississippi, spoke to reporters outside the Supreme Court after oral argument in the case. At issue were…

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  • Johnson and Nixon Supreme Court Nominations
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    Johnson and Nixon Supreme Court Nominations

    Brooklyn College Professor KC Johnson taught a class on Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon’s Supreme Court nominations. He described Johnson’s plan to fill the bench with liberal…

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  • Student Free Speech and emTinker v Des Moinesem Anniversary
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    Student Free Speech and Tinker v. Des Moines Anniversary

    John Tinker, one of the co-petitioners in the Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, talked about the 50th anniversary of the landmark case on student free speech.On February 24, 1969, the Court…

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  • Student Free Speech and emTinker v Des Moinesem Anniversary
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    Student Free Speech and Tinker v. Des Moines Anniversary

    Fifty years ago, on February 24, 1969, the Supreme Court decided in Tinker v. Des Moines that students do not lose their First Amendment rights on school grounds. The court ruled in favor…

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  • Chief Justice John Marshalls Life and Legacy
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    Chief Justice John Marshall's Life and Legacy

    American History TV visited the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia to learn about the life and legacy of John Marshall, the fourth chief justice of the United States, who served…

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  • emUnmasking the Administrative Stateem
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    Unmasking the Administrative State

    John Marini of the Claremont Institute talked about his book, Unmasking the Administrative State, in which he argued that the three branches of government’s power have been usurped by what he calls the…

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  • US Supreme Court During World War I
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    U.S. Supreme Court During World War I

    Author and Virginia Commonwealth University history professor emeritus Melvin Urofsky described the constitutional issues the Supreme Court faced during World War I. He was introduced by…

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  • Washington Journal Jeffrey Rosen Discusses the Constitution and Separation of Powers
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    Jeffrey Rosen on the Constitution and Separation of Powers

    Jeffrey Rosen spoke by phone about the Founding Fathers' intent when establishing the three co-equal branches of government.

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  • 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 “Are the three branches of government equal?”

    725 views
  • Secretary Nielsen Remarks on 2019 Homeland Security Priorities
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    Homeland Security Secretary on 2019 Priorities

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen outlined her 2019 priorities for the agency at an event hosted by Auburn University in Washington, D.C. Following her speech, Secretary Nielsen spoke with…

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  • Criminal Justice and Excessive Fines
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    Criminal Justice and Excessive Fines

    The Brookings Institution held a discussion to examine ways to make changes to the criminal justice system’s use of fees, finesm and bail. Experts and advocates in this panel focused on the…

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  • Criminal Justice System and Bail Reform
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    Criminal Justice System and Bail Reform

    The Brookings Institution held a discussion to examine ways to make changes to the criminal justice system’s use of fees, fines, and bail. Experts and advocates in this panel focused on the…

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  • Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
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    Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

    The House Natural Resources subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States held a hearing on the high rates of missing and murdered indigenous women across the country. Witnesses,…

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