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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

30 Years of asking the abortion question at Supreme Court confirmation hearings

12/2/2021
This week. a look back at 30 years of Supreme Court justice nominees being asked their positions on abortion and Roe v. Wade. This topic is particularly noteworthy right now because the Supreme Court recently heard oral argument about a Mississippi law that is a direct challenge to the Court's 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade, which established the legal right to abortion in the United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:15:47

Thanksgiving and Christmas: Presidents Visit Troops

11/25/2021
C-SPAN remembers U.S. Presidents making surprise holiday visits to troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. With President Biden withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan, the United States now has no troops engaged in an active war overseas. So, this year, no surprise presidential visits to active war zones for the holidays. Revisit President Bush visiting U.S. troops in Iraq in 2003 for Thanksgiving and again for Christmas in 2008; President Obama in Afghanistan during the 2010 holiday season; and...

Duration:00:12:41

Popes, Presidents & Politics

11/18/2021
Starting with President Biden's recent visit with Pope Francis at the Vatican in Rome, we look back at other presidents who have met with -- or mentioned -- Popes. We'll hear President Carter citing Pope John Paul II at the 1980 Democratic Convention, remarks from President Clinton welcoming Pope John II to America, President George W. Bush welcoming Pope Benedict XVI to the White House, and Presidents Obama and Trump remarks on Pope Francis. Plus a special bonus clip featuring former House...

Duration:00:17:55

Veterans Day: Politicians Speaking At War Memorials

11/11/2021
Memorable moments from politicians speaking at America's national war memorials. President Ronald Reagan at Arlington National Cemetery, Sen. John Warner at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, President Bill Clinton at the Korean War Veterans Memorial, Sen. Bob Dole at the National World War II Memorial, and President Joe Biden at the National World War I Memorial Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:20

What Bipartisanship -- and Laughter -- Sounds Like

11/4/2021
People wonder when -- or if -- we'll hear bipartisan language from our country's political leaders again ...in this episode examples of when United States' political leaders had nice things to say about those who differed from them ideologically. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:42

Where are they now: The Progressive Caucus

10/28/2021
In this episode of C-SPAN's "The Weekly," we'll remember several members of the Progressive Caucus from the early days -- and see where they are now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:41

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