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    Carol Moseley Braun Oral History Interview

    Former Senator Carol Moseley Braun (D-IL) talked about her early political career before her 1992 election to the Senate. She was the first African American woman U.S. Senator. Ms. Braun also served as…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    Nelson Mandela was honored by American leaders for his effort to promote racial equality in South Africa. They praised him for continual work for freedom and the end to apartheid. For his…

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    Politics and Women's Rights

    Panelists talked about the prospects for an increase in the number of women elected to public office in the 2012 elections. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Chicago Mayoral Debate

    Chicago mayoral candidates Migeul del Valle, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley-Braun, and Rahm Emanuel debated various issues.

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    Chicago Mayoral Debate

    Chicago mayoral candidates Gery Chico, Miguel del Vall, Carol Moseley Braun, and Rahm Emanuel debated various issues.

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 3 Part 1

    Committee members questioned Supreme Court nominee Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg during the third day of her confirmation hearings. In thirty minute rounds of questioning, senators questioned…

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    Lincoln-Douglas Quincy Debate Preview

    Historians, participants, and spectators talked about the significance of the debates, especially the sixth debate in Quincy, Illinois. Telephone lines were also opened for viewer comments. Professor Splaine…

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    Defense of Marriage Act Debate

    In a portion of debate which began at about 9:45 a.m. and ends with Senator Byrd’s remarks at noon, Senators debated H.R. 3396, legislation that would define marriage as the union between…

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    Senate Session

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearings

    Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was shown. Justice Ginsburg’s testimony…

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    What Democrats are Fighting For

    After remarks by Ms. Tucker, the speakers discussed ways to regain Democratic votes in the 1998 elections and beyond and enumerated the strengths of the party. Rep. Sanchez described…

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    Keynote Speech

    Representative Johnson gave the introductory remarks at the annual Congressional Black Caucus awards dinner. Among the topics she discussed were the upcoming fall elections and some…

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    Awards Dinner

    As part of the Congressional Black Caucus awards dinner, Representative Jefferson recognized members of the caucus. Various awards were given to members of the African American community…

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    William L. Dawson Award

    As part of the Congressional Black Caucus awards dinner, Representative Jefferson spoke about the importance of the organization. After his speech, Mr. McCall was given the William L.…

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    Ambassador to New Zealand Confirmation Hearing

    Senator Durbin introduced Senator Moseley-Braun as the nominee for ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa. Former Senator Carol Moseley-Braun testified regarding her qualifications for the…

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    The Challenges Facing Today's Public Servants

    Senator Moseley-Braun talked about the importance of public service and about restoring confidence in government. Among the issues she addressed were campaign finance reform, the role of…

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    Honors Day Convocation

    Ms. Moseley-Braun talked about events that occurred during the Civil War era that related to slavery and her own election to the Senate. She described several events which have led to the…

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    Midterm Election Coverage

    On election night, C-SPAN opened telephone lines for audience comments. Mr. Crawford and Ms. Foerstel analyzed the midterm election results from local television coverage from around the…

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    Illinois Senate Campaign

    Selected segments from the candidates running in the Illinois Senate race. Candidates were shown holding rallies and meeting with constituents.

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    Illinois Senate Campaign Debate

    Democratic incumbent Senator Moseley-Braun debated her Republican opponent on state and national issues. Illinois journalists questioned them.

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