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C-SPAN's The Weekly shares recordings from the past 40 years of politics connecting it with today's political discourse. Using audio taken from C-SPAN's vast Video Library, each episode focuses on a theme tied to current events providing a unique perspective on today's news. You can conduct your own search of the Video Library at C-SPAN.org.

C-SPAN's The Weekly shares recordings from the past 40 years of politics connecting it with today's political discourse. Using audio taken from C-SPAN's vast Video Library, each episode focuses on a theme tied to current events providing a unique perspective on today's news. You can conduct your own search of the Video Library at C-SPAN.org.

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C-SPAN's The Weekly shares recordings from the past 40 years of politics connecting it with today's political discourse. Using audio taken from C-SPAN's vast Video Library, each episode focuses on a theme tied to current events providing a unique perspective on today's news. You can conduct your own search of the Video Library at C-SPAN.org.

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Episodes

Matt Drudge and the Clinton Impeachment

9/16/2021
In this episode learn more about one of the characters portrayed in the FX impeachment story -- Internet news pioneer Matt Drudge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:15:25

The Language of 9/11

9/9/2021
On the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks on September 11th, a look back at some of the language used the week after the attack. You'll hear from then-President George W. Bush, then Senators Joe Biden (D-DE), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Hillary Clinton (D-NY). Plus, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Press Secretary Ari Fleischer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:39

Prophets and Politics

9/2/2021
In this episode, we'll use the C-SPAN Video Library to hear Presidents who worked in the prophet Isaiah in their public speeches, including President Joe Biden just last week after the attack in Kabul. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:04

January 6th: Views from the House Reps. Jim McGovern and Susan Wild

8/22/2021
Two House lawmakers - Reps. Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Susan Wild (D-PA) - recount their first-hand experiences on January 6, when a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol trying to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:59

January 6th: Views from the House Reps. Jamie Raskin, Brian Fitzpatrick, and Dean Phillips

8/15/2021
Three House lawmakers - Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Dean Phillips (D-MN) - recount their first-hand experiences on January 6, when a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol trying to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:31

January 6th: Views from the House Reps. Hakeem Jeffries, Ronny Jackson, and Colin Allred

8/8/2021
Three House lawmakers - Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Ronny Jackson (R-TX), and Colin Allred (D-TX) - recount their first-hand experiences on January 6, when a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol trying to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:17

January 6th: Views from the House Reps. Zoe Lofgren, Rodney Davis, and Madeleine Dean

8/1/2021
Three House lawmakers - Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Rodney Davis (R-IL), and Madeleine Dean (D-PA) - recount their first-hand experiences on January 6, when a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol trying to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:07

January 6th: Views from the House Reps. Markwayne Mullin, Jason Crow and Tom Malinowski

7/25/2021
Three House lawmakers - Reps. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), Jason Crow (D-CO), and Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) - recount their first-hand experiences on January 6, when a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol trying to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:21

C-SPAN's 2021 Presidential Historians Survey

7/2/2021
This week our guests are Rachel Katz, Survey Project Coordinator, and two of the historians that participated, Professor Elizabeth Cobbs from Texas A&M University and author and Lincoln Historian Harold Holzer. They discuss how they feel about the ranking of presidents, what characteristics are important, and what light this shines on the chief executive's time in office. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:12

What's Next for the AUMF?

6/25/2021
On this episode of C-SPAN Radio's The Weekly Podcast….the battle over the AUMF…the Authorization of the Use of Military Force. Congress passed it in 2002…nearly 20 years ago…after 9/11. How is it still used? And how do the different branches play into its continued authority? We talk with John Glaser, Director of Foreign Studies at CATO, and Elizabeth Saunders, Professor in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Both offer...

Duration:00:32:32

Jesse Eisinger, on ProPublica's Tax Secrets of the Wealthy

6/18/2021
They say that no one can avoid death...or taxes. But that might not be true for some of the United States' top 1%. Jesse Eisinger of ProPublica breaks down the numbers and information about what some of the wealthiest Americans might not be paying...and how it's legal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:48

The US/Russian Relationship with Alina Polyakova, of CEPA

6/11/2021
With President Joe Biden meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, we speak with Alina Polyakova (A-LEAN-A Poly-ah-KOVA), President of the Center for European Policy Analysis. She shares her insights on how Russian President Vladimir Putin views the United States and what President Biden must keep in mind before and during the meeting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:19

Defending Against Cyber Hacks with Former Sec. of Defense Leon Panetta

6/4/2021
Cyberattacks have impacted everything from the New York Transit system…to the ferry that operates on Martha's Vineyard, and they pose one of the largest threats in the 21st century. Former Defense Secretary and CIA Director Leon Panetta joins the program to offer his insights into what the United States should be doing in order to protect itself now and in the future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:46

The Price of Earmarks

5/28/2021
Two viewpoints on Congressional earmarks with Ross Baker, a veteran of Capitol Hill and a professor of government at Rutgers University, and Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of Tea Party Patriots. They share their differing viewpoints on the practice of lawmakers inserting money into bills that impact their states and districts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:25

Dr. Ashish Jha MD & MPH, with Perspectives on a Pandemic

5/21/2021
Our guest this week is Dr. Ashish Jha, Dean of the School of Public Health at Brown University. He joins to discuss the Covid-19 pandemic, the over 165 million cases worldwide, and the over 3.4 million dead. We discuss what can be learned from the pandemic and how that will impact the science of medicine and public health, moving forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:49

Supply Chain Vulnerabilities with Professor Rob Handfield of North Carolina State University

5/14/2021
A look at why the Colonial Pipeline cyber-attack had a ripple effect along the East Coast. And why a ship stuck in the Suez Canal brought production transportation to a grinding halt for nearly a week, plus what this pandemic has taught us about the products we buy and how we get them. Our guest is Rob Handfield, a professor of supply chain management and North Carolina State University. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:00

The China Challenge with Dean Cheung of Heritage and Jennifer Hillman of CFR

5/7/2021
Taking on the China challenge, as outlined in President Biden's speech before a Joint Session of Congress last month. Our guests provide two different perspectives on the economic and political challenges the U.S. is facing from China. Dean Cheung, Senior Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, and Jennifer Hillman, Senior Fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations provide differing views on the best path forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:06

The Census & Implications for Congress with Reid Epstein of NYT & David Wasserman of Cook Political Report

4/30/2021
The New York Times' Reid Epstein and David Wasserman of The Cook Political Report take an in-depth look at the new Census numbers and their political implications for Congress and the 2022 mid-term elections. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:27

Race in America After The Trial of Derek Chauvin with April Thames, Professor at USC

4/23/2021
Our conversation this week focuses on the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd. Professor Thame's research ties together common threads from the coronavirus death toll and the death of George Floyd...to the social inequities stemming from racism in America. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:14

History of the Congressional Black Caucus with Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC)

4/16/2021
Established in 1971, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) provides a foundation for African American members of Congress to use their full powers as provided by law. Joining us this week is Majority Whip James Clyburn, Democrat of South Carolina who discusses the history of the group and its priorities moving forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:52