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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.

CLIP: Hostage Negotiation Policy
Nicholas Burns talked about the U.S. policy of not negotiating ransoms to release hostages, its response to the threat from ISIS, and the group’s beheading of a second American journalist. Remarks from British Prime Minister David Cameron were included.
September 3, 2014 : 4 min. 4 sec.

CLIP: U.S. Policy on Combating ISIS
Foreign Policy senior writer Shane Harris spoke by phone about the latest on U.S. strategy to combat ISIS' stronghold on parts of Syria and Iraq, and whether the Obama administration would seek congressional approval before taking further action.
August 31, 2014 : 5 min. 23 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: Campaign Voter Targeting
John Aristotle Phillips talks about the tactic of voter targeting and how campaigns use this approach to make candidates appealing to voters.
August 27, 2014 : 5 min. 56 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.

CLIP: Young Voters and Campaign 2014 & 2016
Evan Feinberg, president of Generation Opportunity, and Matthew Segal, co-founder and president of OurTime, discuss important issues in the 2014 and 2016 elections and what candidates and political leaders can do to attract millennial voters.
August 24, 2014 : 10 min. 52 sec.

CLIP: ISIS, Iraq, and Kurds
Karwan Zebari talked about the the fight against the Sunni militant group ISIS in Iraq from his perspective as director of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s U.S. office. He discussed the U.S. bombing efforts in Northern Iraq, requests from Kurdish officials to the U.S. and its allies, and the history of U.S. relations with the Kurdish people.
August 19, 2014 : 12 min. 16 sec.

CLIP: Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society" - Education
Ulrich Boser and Darleen Opfer talked about the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. They described the changing landscape of education and the impact of the Act today. This segment was part of a week-long Washington Journal series focused on the impact of legislation related to President Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society.”
August 18, 2014 : 9 min. 47 sec.

Teapot Dome Scandal
Phil Roberts talked about the history of the Teapot Dome Scandal, its connection to Casper, Wyoming, and the impact it had on oil production. The scandal was a bribery incident that took place from 1920 to 1923, during the administration of President Harding.
August 17, 2014 : 15 min. 5 sec.
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