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  • Human Rights
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    Human Rights

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and former President Jimmy Carter talked about global human rights, American leadership in the world, and the Donald Trump presidency.

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  • emThe Tempest Tossedem
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    The Tempest Tossed

    The Tempest Tossed was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Mia and Ava Lazar from Blacksburg, Virginia, produced the video. Mia is a freshman at Blacksburg High…

    224 views
  • Jewish Refugees on the St Louis
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    Jewish Refugees on the St. Louis

    Historians from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum talked about the journey of the St. Louis and the fate of its passengers. In 1939, some 900 Jewish refugees sailed from Hamburg, Germany,…

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  • Ivanka Trump Leads Bipartisan Meeting on Human Trafficking
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    Ivanka Trump on Human Trafficking

    Ivanka Trump led a bipartisan meeting with lawmakers at the White House on human trafficking. The first daughter delivered brief remarks at the top of the gathering, citing data that 21 million people…

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  • Senator Heidi Heitkaml and Cindy McCain Discuss Human Trafficking
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    Human Trafficking

    Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-SD) and Cindy McCain, wife of Senator John McCain (R-AZ), talked about their efforts to combat human trafficking. Among other issues, they discussed instances of…

    176 views
  • Malala Yousafzai Addresses Canadian Parliament
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    Malala Yousafzai Address to the Canadian Parliament

    Human rights advocate Malala Yousafzai addressed a joint session of the Canadian Parliament. She talked about her work as an advocate for the education of girls. She praised Canada’s refugee…

    1,332 views
  • Immigration and Refugees
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    Immigration and Refugees

    Panelists talked about immigration policy and refugees in the United States. Speakers included a former CIA analyst, a Syrian activist, a Muslim adviser to the Trump presidential campaign, and the…

    169 views
  • Washington Journal Joshua Hammer Discusses the Refugee Crisis
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    Challenges Facing Refugees

    Joshua Hammer talked about his piece in the April 2017 issue of Smithsonian Magazine, in which he highlights the challenges facing refugees. He spoke via Skype. This program was part of a…

    235 views
  • After Words with Melissa Fleming
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    After Words with Melissa Fleming

    Melissa Fleming talked about her book A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival, in which she tells the story of a young Syrian woman’s…

    504 views
  • Senators Rubio and Cardin Discuss Human Rights in Russia
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    Human Rights in Russia

    Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered keynote remarks at a discussion focused on human rights abuses by the administration of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Both senators…

    271 views
  • Melania Trump Presents Women of Courage Awards at State Department
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    First Lady Melania Trump Remarks at State Department Awards Ceremony

    First lady Melania Trump spoke at the State Department’s 2017 International Women of Courage awards ceremony.

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  • Child Advocates and Investigators Testify on Crimes Against Children
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    Crimes Against Children

    Four law enforcement experts testified at a hearing on efforts to identify and prosecute crimes committed against children, particularly those of a sexual nature perpetrated online.

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  • World War II War Crimes Trials
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    World War II War Crimes Trials

    Peter Maguire talked about the legacy of the Nuremberg trials and described how, in the 1950s, the Germans questioned the validity of the sentences, which often resulted in pardons or paroles. Gerhard Weinberg…

    375 views
  • emThe Life We Were Givenem
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    The Life We Were Given

    Dana Sachs talked about her book, The Life We Were Givern: Operation Babylift, International Adoption, and the Children of the War in Vietnam. After the fall of Saigon in 1975, there were over 800,000…

    241 views
  • Trump Administration Officials Unveil Revised Travel Ban
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    President's Order on Refugees and Immigrants

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly announced the president’s latest executive order on immigration and refugees. This…

    3,734 views
  • Senator Dick Durbin Criticizes Revised Travel Ban Executive Order
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    Senator Durbin on Travel Ban

    Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke out against President Trump’s most recent executive order on refugees and immigrants.

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  • Late Cold War and Human Rights
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    Late Cold War and Human Rights

    Historians talked about U.S. foreign policy regarding human rights concerns and initiatives during that latter half of the Cold War. They focused on case studies such as Iran, Chile, and Cuba.…

    97 views
  • Governor John Kasich Speaks to Reporters at the White House
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    Governor John Kasich at the White House

    Former Republican presidential candidate Governor John Kasich (R-OH) met with President Trump at the White House to discuss a range of issues, including health care costs, drug abuse and…

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  • Iraqi Member of Parliament Vian Dakhil Speaks Out Against US Travel Ban
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    2016 Lantos Human Rights Prize

    The Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice presented Iraqi parliament member Vian Dakhil with ots 2016 Human Rights Prize. Ms. Dakhil was awarded the prize for her courageous efforts to…

    363 views
  • Ashton Kutcher Testifies on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking
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    Human Trafficking and Slavery

    Actor Ashton Kutcher and Elisa Massimino from Human Rights First testified at a hearing on ways to improve federal support for combating human trafficking and slavery. Mr. Kutcher, co-founder of…

    142,250 views
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