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    Life and Career of Senator Al Franken

    Senator Al Franken (D-MN) talked about his life and career, including his upbringing in New York and decision to move to Minnesota. He also spoke about his time on Saturday Night Live,…

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    Senator Bernie Sanders 2016 Presidential Campaign

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, talked about his life and career. He spoke about his presidential campaign and progressive message, as well as…

    12,600 views
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    Life and Career of Secretary Julian Castro

    Secretary Julian Castro talked about his life and career, including his experiences growing up with a twin, his entry into politics, his experiences with the Clinton family, and his time…

    315 views
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    Life and Career of Senator Tim Kaine

    Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) was profiled as part of C-SPAN’s American Profile series. He talked about growing up in Kansas City, the time he spent in Honduras, his experiences in…

    6,022 views
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    Life and Career of Senator John Thune

    Senator John Thune (R-SD) talked about his career, family, and time in the Senate. The senator, in his second term, was part of his party’s leadership. Topics included how…

    727 views
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    Life and Career of Senator Heidi Heitkamp

    Freshman Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) talked about her career, family, and time in the U.S. Senate. Topics included her career in state party politics, life in the Senate, her battle…

    455 views
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    Life and Career of Senator Amy Klobuchar

    Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), in her second term as a U.S. senator, talked about her life, family, and career. She was interviewed in her Washington, D.C., Senate office.

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    Life and Career of Senator Bob Corker

    Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), in his second term as a U.S. senator, talked about his life, family, and career. He was interviewed in his Washington, D.C., Senate office.

    734 views
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    Life and Career of Joe Manchin

    Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) spoke about his life and political career. Topics included his childhood in Farmington, West Virginia, his family’s political history, and his own…

    1,085 views
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    Life and Career of Cathy McMorris Rodgers

    Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) spoke about her life and political career. She discussed her role among House Republican leadership, her reasons for going into politics,…

    1,536 views
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    Life and Career of Pete Domenici

    Senator Pete Domenici spoke about his career in the Senate and his future as a private citizen. He was interviewed in his office prior to his retirement in January 2009, after having…

    436 views
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    Life and Career of Condoleezza Rice

    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice reflected on her tenure as the 66th U.S. secretary of state and the election of Senator Barack Obama as president. Among the topics she addressed…

    1,158 views
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    Book Discussion on Dark Horse

    Ralph Reed talked about his fictional political thriller. Mr. Reed wrote about a presidential election in which an African-American Independent runs against a Democratic woman and…

    219 views
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    Book Discussion on Millennial Makeover

    Michael Hais and Morley Winograd said that the 2008 Presidential Election will bring a reshaping of the political landscape due to the maturation of the Millennial Generation, who will…

    294 views
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    Mark Dimunation

    Daniel De Simone and Mark Dimunation were interviewed about the Library of Congress’s efforts to reconstruct President Thomas Jefferson’s library. The Jefferson Library was…

    408 views
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    Book Discussion on The Irregulars

    Jennet Conant talked about the life of children’s author Roald Dahl, who wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach. Mr. Dahl worked to end the…

    3,372 views
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    Book Discussion on Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam

    James McPherson talked about his book, Crossroads of Freedom. This book focused on the Battle of Antietam, which was not only the bloodiest battle in the U.S. Civil War, but in American…

    640 views
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    Washington Schlepped Here - Grant Memorial

    Christopher Buckley read from his book, Washington Schlepped Here. This section was on the Grant Memorial at the foot of the west front of the U.S. Capitol. He talked about President…

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    Book Discussion on Exploring Our Universe

    Sally Ride talked the book she co-authored with Tam O’Shaughnessy, Exploring Our Solar System, published by Crown Books for Young Readers. In their book Ride and…

    278 views
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    McCain 2004 Speech

    Senator John McCain addressed the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City. He talked about the War in Iraq and the presidency of George W. Bush.

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