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C-SPAN2 (Television network)

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Works: 962 works in 984 publications in 1 language and 1,299 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Reviews  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: JK421, 303.4833
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Most widely held works by C-SPAN2 (Television network)
C-SPAN video library a digital archive of C-SPAN video, created by cable, offered as a public service ( )
in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The C-SPAN Archives records, indexes, and archives all C-SPAN programming for historical, educational, research, and archival uses. Every C-SPAN program aired since 1987, now totaling over 160,000 hours, is contained in the C-SPAN Archives and immediately accessible through the database and electronic archival systems developed and maintained by the C-SPAN Archives. The Archives records all three C-SPAN networks seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day. Programs are extensively indexed making the database of C-SPAN programming an unparalleled chronological resource. Programs are indexed by subject, speaker names, titles, affiliations, sponsors, committees, categories, formats, policy groups, keywords, and location. The congressional sessions and committee hearings are indexed by person with full-text. The video collection can be searched through the online Video Library. All C-SPAN programs since 1993 are digital and can be viewed online for free. Duplicate copies of programs that have aired since 1987 can be obtained and used for education, research, review or home viewing purposes. Proceeds from the sale of these programs help support the operation of the Archives. Some programs are not copyright cleared for sale. The Archives began within the Purdue University School of Liberal Arts in 1987. In July 1998, C-SPAN assumed responsibility for the archival operations and the facilities were moved from the Purdue University campus to the Purdue Research Park in West Lafayette, Indiana. The indexing, abstracting, and cataloging of C-SPAN programs is the responsibility of the C-SPAN Archives staff."--About C-SPAN Video Library p
Digital future ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lawrence Lessig, professor of law at Stanford Law School and founder of the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, talks about the issues of copyright and "copyleft." He is the inventor of the concept and application of Creative Commons, which encourages the use of copyrighted material under specific conditions. Additionally, panelists talked more broadly about intellectual property issues, on-line technology, and monitoring use of material on a global scale
The World is flat ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taped at the National Book Festival, Thomas Friedman discusses his book, The World is flat : a brief history of the twenty-first century
In depth Toni Morrison ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An interview with author Toni Morrison on the program "In depth", one of the programs on Book TV on C-Span2
Crisis & hope theirs and ours ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In celebration of the 40th anniversary publication of Noam Chomsky's first political book, "American Power and the New Mandarins," the Brecht Forum held a benefit event at Riverside Church in New York City. During the talk, Professor Chomsky spoke about current events around the world
Relinquishing blackness the class divide in Black America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A panel discusses whether comedian Bill Cosby's comments on the lower class illustrate a division in Black America. Issues such as stereotypes and personal responsibility versus economic conditions are debated. The panelists also respond to questions from members of the audience. Mr. Jackson moderates the panel. Michael Eric Dyson is the author of Is Bill Cosby right?. Juan Williams is the author of My soul looks back in wonder. Cora Daniels is the author of Black Power Inc: the new voice of success. Janice Kearney is the author of Cotton field of dreams. Charisse Jones is the author of Shifting: the double lives of Black women in America. Max Rodriquez makes introductory remarks to open the fair
Digital future ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professor Ayers talks about the creation and distribution of knowledge in the digital environment. He speaks about his experiences publishing a history book online, and talked about the possibilities the Internet offers educators and writers in the field of scholarship
Neil Sheehan a bright shining lie : John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neil Sheehan discusses his book
Terror in the mind of God ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professor Mark Juergensmeyer talks about his latest book: Terror in the mind of God: the global rise of religious violence. In light of the September 11th acts of terrorism, he discusses how religion has formed the new moral basis for politics and the taking up of arms. He describes the rise of the Taliban as an effect of the collapse in faith in secular religion and the rise in new forms of religious nationalism
Forced into glory Abraham Lincoln's white dream ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At this forum held in New York at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Lerone Bennet, Jr. speaks about his book, Forced into glory; Abraham Lincoln's white dream, published by Johnson Publishing, which depicts President Lincoln as a racist who grudgingly came to the decision to emancipate slaves. Following his remarks, a panel of historians, Harold Holzer, William Strickland, Eric Foner, and Howard Dodson, discuss the book's conclusions and answers questions from the audience
In depth bell hooks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An interview with author bell hooks on the program "In depth", one of the programs on Book TV on C-Span2
Presidential candidates debate [Oct. 8, 2004] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the second of three debates between presidential candidates, President Bush and Senator Kerry answer questions submitted by members of the audience in a town hall meeting format. The debate covers foreign and domestic policy, concentrating on Iraq policy, nuclear proliferation, the state of the economy, health care, taxes, jobs, and social issues
In depth Abraham Lincoln's 1860 Cooper Union address ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the stage at Cooper Union, using the same words William Cullen Bryant used to introduce Lincoln 144 years earlier, Harold Holzer, author of Lincoln at Cooper Union, the speech that made Abraham Lincoln president, introduces Sam Waterson. Waterson then delivers Lincoln's famous Feb. 27, 1860 Cooper Institute speech
The schools our children deserve moving beyond traditional classrooms and "tougher standards" ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Speaking at the Concord Festival of Authors, Kohn talks about his book, The schools our children deserve, which challenges the current state of education and proposes multi-age, interdisciplinary classrooms
In-depth Cornel West ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
West, a professor of African American studies and religion, discusses his work and responds to audience questions
The kite runner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Khaled Hosseini discussed his novel The Kite Runner, published by Riverhead. It is the story of an Afghani man who came to America but remained haunted by memories from his childhood in Kabul. Mr. Hosseini wrote about the lives of two boys growing up together in Kabul; one the privileged son of a wealthy businessman, the other the son of that businessman's servant. The book explored the cultural and religious differences that divided the country and explained how the political and cultural landscape of the country has changed since then. Mr. Hosseini talked about his life experiences and how they affected the writing of his books. He also responded to questions and comments submitted by members of the audience
Joseph Ellis Passionate sage : the character and legacy of John Adams ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph Ellis discusses his revelations into the nature of the second president unearthed by his study of President Adam's writings and the writings of others, including Adams' interactions with other Founding Fathers in the late 1700's
"Sweatshop" labor & global economy by Charles Kernaghan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Kernaghan discusses how American companies are operating in the global economy. He describes working conditions in overseas factories producing products for U.S. companies, noting that in most instances workers are not being paid a living wage, children are threatened and exploited, and that factories are closed to outside inspection. He singles out Walmart as the greatest offender
David Horowitz, author, "The Professors " ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Horowitz talks about his book, "The Professors: The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America," a book addressing what he believes to be a leftist bias in Liberal Arts Colleges in the United States
A conversation among great African Americans ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Particpants, portraying historical African American figures, conduct a conversation about African American history in order to provide insight into the current status of African Americans and the challenges of the 21st century
 
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C-SPAN 2 (Television network)
C-SPAN Two (Television network)
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English (26)