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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.

CLIP: Americans' Attitude Toward Economic Recovery
NBCNews.com political reporter Carrie Dann was interviewed by phone about the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC Newspoll showing that Americans were pessimistic despite the economic recovery.
August 10, 2014 : 7 min. 3 sec.

CLIP: Nixon Resignation 40th Anniversary
Historian Douglas Brinkley talked about the 40th anniversary of Nixon’s resignation and the impact the secret audio recordings had on his presidential legacy. President Nixon announced his resignation on August 8, 1974, and left the White House the following day.
August 10, 2014 : 7 min. 53 sec.

CLIP: U.S. Policy in the Middle East
Tamara Cofman Wittes talked about recent developments in Israel, Iraq and Iran, and the ongoing nuclear talks between the U.S. and Iran.
August 4, 2014 : 11 min. 30 sec.

CLIP: U.S. Conspiracy Theories
Kurt Eichenwald talked about his Newsweek article, “The Plots to Destroy America,” in which he examined conspiracy theories and the threat they may pose to U.S. national security. He argued that conspiracy theories had increased in “number and significance” due to the Internet and social media.
August 2, 2014 : 9 min.

CLIP: History of the Iowa Caucuses
Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for the Des Moines Register, talked about the history of the Iowa Caucuses and how Iowa became so important to the U.S. presidential election process.
July 20, 2014 : 7 min. 58 sec.

CLIP: President Obama on Situation in Ukraine
President Obama spoke about the Malaysia Airlines flight shot down over eastern Ukraine near the Russian border. He also spoke about the conflict between Israel and Palestine and the Israeli Defense Forces ground campaign in Gaza.
July 18, 2014 : 9 min. 6 sec.
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