Tag Archives: C-SPAN

C-SPAN: Q&A With Brian Lamb- Amity Shlaes: Calvin Coolidge

Source:The New Democrat  “Our guest is Bloomberg syndicated columnist and author Amity Shlaes. She discusses her soon to be released biography of the 30th President of the United States, titled “Coolidge.” She traces the life of Calvin Coolidge from his … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Brian Lamb: ‘Washington is Full of Waste and C-SPAN Lets Us Wallow In It’

. Source:The New Democrat  “The Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN) broadcast from the House of Representatives for the first time in March 1979, uncovering a process shrouded in secrecy. C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb says how Americans use that transparency is … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Booknotes With Brian Lamb- Irving Kristol: ‘What is Neoconservatism’s Writings On Politics, Economics & Culture’

“Neoconservatism is a political movement born in the United States during the 1960s. Many of its adherents rose to political fame during the Republican presidential administrations of the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. During the George W. Bush administration, neoconservative … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: Jeff Guinn- Jim Jones: ‘The Most Complete Picture To Date Of This Tragedy’

Source:The New Democrat “Jim Jones: The Most Complete Picture to Date of This Tragic Saga.” From The Film Archives I think Jeff Guinn the author of this book about Reverend Jim Jones and Jonestown makes a good point about how the … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Q&A With Brian Lamb- Charles Krauthammer: April 22nd, 2005

Source: The New Democrat I could just start with the first couple minutes of this interview on Charles Krauthammer’s comment on positive liberty versus negative liberty, because this is one issue where I agree with Krauthammer as a Liberal myself … Continue reading

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Washington Watch: BookTV Afterwords- Carlos Lozada Interviewing David Frum: Trumpocracy & The State of Western Democracy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Maybe Trumpocracy is another way of talking about the new highly rated Washington reality TV show known as The White House, with Donald Trump. I say highly rated and not … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: The Washington Journal With Brian Lamb- Camille Paglia & Bay Buchanan: On College Students, Education, Government, Women in Politics

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I like and respect Camille Paglia a lot, at least when I’m quick enough to understand what she’s saying, or at the very least catch every word that she says. … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: Book TV- U.S. Representative Bobby Rush- Interviewing Catherine Wilkerson: ‘The Legacy of The Weather Underground & The New Left Movement of The 1960s’

“Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) was a student activist movement in the United States that was one of the main representations of the New Left. The organization developed and expanded rapidly in the mid-1960s before dissolving at its last … Continue reading

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Remember This-C-SPAN’s BookNotes With Brain Lamb- David Brinkley: ‘From The New Deal to The Contract With America, From 1995’

    Source:The New Democrat  “David McClure Brinkley (July 10, 1920 — June 11, 2003) was an American newscaster for NBC and ABC in a career lasting from 1943 to 1997.” From Remember This You could say that David Brinkley saw … Continue reading

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Canadian-C-SPAN: Christopher Hitchens and Patrick Buchanan, on Bill Clinton in 1993

‘This is certainly an interesting combo to have Chris Hitchens and Pat Buchanan, on…” Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat “This is certainly an interesting combo to have Chris Hitchens and Pat Buchanan, on the same … Continue reading

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