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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.…

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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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    Supreme Court Securities Fraud Case

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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    Water Supply Infrastructure

    Representatives of the nation’s mayors and water supply officials outlined the growing water infrastructure needs facing the nation’s large, small, and rural communities. Elevated lead levels in…

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    Credit Counseling Agencies

    Mr. Winston talked about credit counseling agencies. He warned that some credit counseling agencies were charging high and often hidden fees or rates for debt management services while…

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