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  • emCommiesem
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    Commies

    Mr. Radosh talked about his book Commies: A Journey Through the Old Left, the New Left and the Leftover Left, published by Encounter Boods. During the 1960s Mr. Radosh was involved with the…

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  • After Words with Jorge Ramos
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    After Words with Jorge Ramos

    Jorge Ramos talked about his book, Dying to Cross: The Worst Immigrant Tragedy in American History, published by Rayo. It was the story of 19 Mexican immigrants who died while illegally crossing the…

    660 views
  • Roberts Supreme Court Nomination
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    Roberts Supreme Court Nomination

    Women leaders spoke to reporters about their support for the nomination of John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court. They discussed his background, qualifications, personal experiences, and…

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  • Affirmative Action Debate
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    Affirmative Action Debate

    In an Affirmative Action Debate, Lee Bollinger, the former president of Michigan University and the named defendant in the two most recent Supreme Court affirmative action cases, argued “for”…

    350 views
  • emAn Unlikely Conservativeem and emSquare Pegem
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    An Unlikely Conservative and Square Peg

    Republican party members Ms. Chavez and Senator Hatch discussed their respective political memoirs titled, An Unlikely Conservative: The Transformation of An Ex-Liberal and Square Peg:…

    18 views
  • Affirmative Action
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    Affirmative Action

    The guests talked about affirmative action, including the history, purpose, legalities, and implementations. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

    26 views
  • Immigration and Americas Future
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    Immigration and America's Future

    Participants talked about current immigration policy, foreign policy issues, maintaining an American national identity, and various immigration initiatives around the country. Following…

    77 views
  • Are Black Americans Entitled to Slavery Reparations
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    Are Black Americans Entitled to Slavery Reparations?

    Panelists talked about their opposition to slavery reparations. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of slavery on the development of the nation, issues of fairness, the length…

    259 views
  • News Review
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    News Review

    Ms. Chavez talked about news of the day. She also responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail. Three C-SPAN education fellows also participated.

    18 views
  • Labor Issues
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    Labor Issues

    Ms. Chavez talked about the role of labor unions and their involvement in politics. Among the topics she addressed were the history of the labor movement, campaign fundraising, and issue…

    11 views
  • Labor Secretary Nominee Withdrawal
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    Labor Secretary Nominee Withdrawal

    Accompanied by several people she had helped over the years, Ms. Chavez said she had withdrawn her name for consideration as secretary of labor. Her decision came two days after reports surfaced…

    15 views
  • Bush Transition Announcement
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    Bush Transition Announcement

    President-Elect Bush announced his nominations for Secretary of Labor, Transportation and Energy. Following his remarks he answered questions from reporters and Secretary Mineta talked…

    82 views
  • Middlesex Community College Commencement
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    Middlesex Community College Commencement

    Ms. Chavez talked about the morals in American society. She focused on the school shooting in Littleton, Colorado and what citizens must do to reduce violence among children.

    15 views
  • Presidents Race Initiative
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    President's Race Initiative

    Several opponents of affirmative action programs spoke to reporters after meeting with the president. They talked about the need for more inclusion in the president’s initiative and their…

    43 views
  • Assistant Attorney General Nomination
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    Assistant Attorney General Nomination

    Representatives of several groups expressed their opposition to Bill Lann Lee, President Clinton’s Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights nominee. They stressed that he is an advocate…

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  • emAmerica in Black and Whiteem
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    America in Black and White

    The Thernstroms talked about their new book, America in Black and White: One Nation, Indivisible. The book is a statistical comparison of race relations over the past fifty years and…

    111 views
  • Newspaper Roundtable
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    Newspaper Roundtable

    In the newspaper roundtable, Ms. Chavez and Mr. Williams talked about current news stories of interest to them and took viewer calls.

    16 views
  • emRace Crime and the Lawem
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    Race, Crime and the Law

    Professor Kennedy talked about his new book, Race, Crime and the Law. It focuses on the discrimination against African-Americans both as criminals and victims within the U.S. legal system.…

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  • emThe Idea of Decline in Western Historyem
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    The Idea of Decline in Western History

    Mr. Herman talked about his book, The Idea of Decline in Western History. The book focuses on the contributions of various 19th and 20th century thinkers, such as Nietzsche and Freud, in a…

    205 views
  • Washington Journal Sunday
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    Washington Journal: Sunday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    42 views
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