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    Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate at the 1987 Iowa State Fair

    Democratic candidates participated in a debate at the 1987 Iowa State Fair for the Democratic presidential nomination for the 1988 campaign.

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    Chief Justice Confirmation Hearing 2

    Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Justice William Rehnquist’s nomination as Chief Justice was…

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    Author Interview

    Former Senator Simon was interviewed about two of his books: Healing America: Values and Vision for the 21st Century, published by Orbis Books; and Our Culture of Pandering, published by…

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    Former Senator Paul Simon Funeral

    Numerous dignitaries, family and friends spoke at Senator Paul Simon’s funeral, praising his life, his political ethics, and his moral courage. There were 3,500 mourners at the…

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    Book Discussion on Advice and Consent

    Senator Paul Simon, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, discussed his book Advice and Consent: Clarence Thomas, Robert Bork and the Intriguing History of the Supreme Court’s…

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    Work Environment on Capitol Hill

    Former senators spoke about the daily operation of the U.S. Senate and the political atmosphere in the body. Among the topics they addressed were the traditions of civility and…

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    Religion, Politics and the Death Penalty

    As part of a conference hosted by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life at the University of Chicago Divinity School, panelists discussed the broad range of religious views on and legal…

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    Nomination and Confirmation Process

    Witnesses testified about the confirmation process and whether judicial nominees needed to affirmatively demonstrate they merit lifetime appointments to the federal bench, or whether the…

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    Education Issues

    Following a meeting with President bush about education, current and former legislators spoke to reporters about education reform.

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    Gore Campaign Rally

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    Lincoln-Douglas Freeport Debate Preview

    Historians and participants discussed the historical context of the Lincoln-Douglas debates and their significance, especially the second debate in Freeport, Illinois. Senator Simon,…

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    Newspaper Roundtable

    In the daybook interview, the guests talked about current news stories of interest to them and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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    Road to the Capital

    This week’s programs features interviews with three of the record number of retiring senators. They reminisced about the highlights of their careers and offered advice to new…

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    U.S. Capitol Near Senate Chamber

    Senator Simon talked about some of the busts in the U.S. Capitol near the old Senate chamber and his personal experiences with them.

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    Senate Session

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    FAA Reauthorization Bill

    Federal Express workers and several legislators briefed reporters on their opposition to the FAA reauthorization bill currently being debated in the Senate. They focused on the…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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