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CLIP: The Story of Hoover Dam
This 1955 film, The Story of Hoover Dam, explained the need to control and regulate the waters of the Colorado River. The film examined the 1928 passage of the Boulder Canyon Project authorizing construction of the Hoover Dam, the construction of diversion tunnels and then the dam itself, building of support facilities such as a steel fabrication plant for giant pipe construction, and creation of hydroelectric operations that provided electricity to California, Nevada, and Arizona.
August 30, 2014 : 5 min. 6 sec.

CLIP: Campaign Crisis Management
Rob Jesmer and Celinda Lake talked about how campaigns deal with crisis management. They analyzed Howard Dean's 2004 speech following his third place finish in the Iowa Caucus as an example.
August 28, 2014 : 3 min. 19 sec.

CLIP: Historical Campaign Ad Analysis
Brian Donahue and Joe Fuld discuss and analyze the effectiveness of historical campaign advertisements. Examples include one of the earliest televised Presidential advertisements from Dwight Eisenhower's 1952 campaign and the 1964 Lyndon Johnson "Daisy" advertisement. Do you agree with their assessments?
August 26, 2014 : 4 min. 23 sec.

Justices Scalia and Ginsburg on the First Amendment
Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about their views of the First Amendment and the origins and contemporary meanings of freedom.
April 17, 2014 : 1 hr. 16 min.

Sources and Secrets: A Conference on the Press, the Government and National Security
The three journalists who were chosen by Edward Snowden to receive top-secret National Security Agency (NSA) files were interviewed at the Sources and Secrets conference.
March 31, 2014 : 44 min. 45 sec.

Newseum Kennedy Assassination Exhibit
Newseum curator Carrie Christoffersen tours an exhibit that shows how the events of President Kennedy’s assassination were documented and disseminated by the press.
November 24, 2013 : 26 min. 35 sec.

The Bully Pulpit: Roosevelt, Taft, & the Golden Age of Journalism
Author Doris Kearns Goodwin talked about her latest book examining the technological and economic changes brought on by the industrial revolution in the United States.
November 17, 2013 : 58 min. 53 sec.

National Security and Liberty Panel Discussion
A panel discussion on free press and national security, including NSA data collection, prosecuting journalists for leaks, Edward Snowden, and protecting civil liberties.
August 6, 2013 : 1 hr. 11 min.

Early Public Affairs Films
Mike Mashon talked about the earliest public affairs films.
July 21, 2013 : 29 min.

The Press and the Presidency
University of Mary Washington professor Stephen Farnsworth talked about the press and the presidency, and the changing media environment.
April 26, 2013 : 1 hr. 13 min.
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