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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.

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.
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