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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 local and…

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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, and…

    756 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.

    715 views
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    Life and Career of Bernie Sanders

    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 the potential for…

    12,991 views
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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.

    732 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…

    347 views
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    Camelot and the Cultural Revolution

    James Pierson talked about his book, Camelot and the Cultural Revolution: How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism, published by Encounter Books. In his book…

    456 views
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    Against the Tide

    Former Senator Lincoln Chafee (R-RI) talked about his book, Against the Tide: How a Compliant Congress Empowered a Reckless President, about his time in office as a moderate Republican…

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    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 neutrality of…

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    Life and Career of Ben Bradlee

    Mr. Bradlee, retiring executive editor of The Washington Post, discussed his more than fifty years with that newspaper. He commented on the Watergate scandal, which established the reputation of the Post through the…

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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 with…

    444 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 his grandparents…

    709 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, family…

    1,453 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 political…

    1,032 views
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    Republican National Convention Day 3

    On the third day of the convention themed “prosperity with a purpose,” participants talked about maintaining a strong economy. Among the issues they discussed were tax relief, welfare reform, the new economy, and the…

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    1996 Republican Convention Evening Session

    Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole and his running mate Jack Kemp accepted their party’s nomination in hour-long speeches. Other speeches preceded theirs, as well as a biographical…

    1,331 views
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    Leading Ladies: American Trailblazers

    Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison talked about her book, Leading Ladies: American Trailblazers. The book profiled the lives of sixty-three pioneering women in military service, journalism,…

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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 served…

    334 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 were the potential…

    1,055 views
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    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 invoke…

    237 views
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