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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

Colin Powell: Not a Presidential Candidate

10/21/2021
Colin Powell died October 18, 2021, from complications from COVID ... His career included Secretary of State, Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, and, as National Security Adviser..... But it was one thing that he didn't do -- run for president -- that's the focus of this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:26

When Mark Zuckerberg apologized to Congress

10/14/2021
After the Facebook whistleblower - Frances Haugen - testified to Congress, Mike Allen of Axios reported "Facebook says Zuckerberg has testified before Congress seven times in the past four years." In this episode, we'll remember the times Mark Zuckerberg apologized or admitted errors to Congress. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:52

Debt Limit Politics: 2021 – And 2011

10/7/2021
Looking back to 2011...and another debt-ceiling debate. Compromise seemed elusive, angry words seemed abundant...and it all came down to the wire. Sound familiar? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:53

Military Leaders Before Congress

9/30/2021
In this episode, we'll use the C-SPAN Video Library to remember other significant hearings in Congress which involved military officials Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:23

German chancellor Angela Merkel with America's leaders

9/23/2021
After over a decade and a half, the era of Angela Merkel is coming to an end... She has chosen not to run in national elections... Germany will have a new leader... But, after serving as chancellor of Germany over a period that lasted through four different United States Presidents, she'll always have a place in C-SPAN's Video Library. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:59

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