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President Obama Statement on Airstrikes in Syria
President Obama made a statement to the press about U.S. airstrikes against ISIS* militants in Syria. His comments came after a series of U.S. airstrikes the State Department said were conducted without consulting the ruling Assad regime.
September 23, 2014 : 3 min. 39 sec.

CLIP: U.S. Strategy Against ISIS
Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Hugh Shelton talked about the U.S. strategy to combat Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) militants in Syria and Iraq, the implications of arming and training moderate Syrian rebels, the potential use of U.S. ground forces, and the role of partner countries.
September 22, 2014 : 8 min. 11 sec.

1964 Universal Newsreel on Warren Report Release
A Universal News report on the September 24, 1964 completion of the work of the President’s Commission to Investigate the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, headed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren.
September 21, 2014 : 2 min. 10 sec.

CLIP: State of U.S. Economy
Jason Fichtner and Rudolph Penner talked about the U.S. economy six years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers. They discussed House Speaker John Boehner’s five-point plan for the economy he gave in a speech September 18, 2014, and the broader economic climate as the midterm elections approached. Topics included the national debt, entitlement programs, tax code reforms, and “right-to-work” laws.
September 20, 2014 : 6 min. 7 sec.

CLIP: President Obama's ISIS Strategy
Eli Lake talked about President Obama’s strategy to combat Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, as well as questions surrounding the legality of the White House’s plan.
September 15, 2014 : 7 min. 6 sec.

Presidential Address on Islamic State Threat
President Obama delivered an address to the nation on the threat posed by the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and the administration’s strategy for degrading the terrorist group’s capabilities.
September 10, 2014 : 14 min.

Announcing C-SPAN's 2015 StudentCam Competition
C-SPAN announced the theme for its 2015 StudentCam documentary competition: “The Three Branches and You.”
September 10, 2014 : 1 min. 23 sec.

CLIP: Upcoming Midterm Elections
Nathan Gonzales and Jessica Taylor talked about House and Senate races to watch in the weeks leading up to the midterm elections. They also discuss President Obama's decision to delay executive action on immigration until after the midterm elections, and the role the elections played in that decision.
September 7, 2014 : 8 min. 4 sec.

CLIP: President Ford and the Nixon Pardon
John Robert Greene talked about why President Ford pardoned Richard Nixon, and considered the existence of a deal between the two men.
September 6, 2014 : 4 min. 35 sec.

CLIP: President Obama Remarks at NATO Summit Closing
President Obama spoke with reporters following the conclusion of the NATO Summit in Wales. He said that there was unanimous agreement in NATO that there must be immediate action addressing the threat posed by ISIL. President Obama said the goal was to “degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL” because they posed a threat to the international alliance. He also spoke about the ceasefire in Ukraine and the need to protect member nations from aggression.
September 6, 2014 : 6 min. 11 sec.
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