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CLIP: Congressional Salaries, Staffing, and Perks
Bradford Fitch talked about the salaries, staff, and perks that members of Congress receive.
November 17, 2014 : 7 min. 46 sec.

CLIP: NASA and Commercial Space Flight
Jeff Foust talks about NASA’s efforts to incorporate private companies in its future unmanned missions in the wake of the explosion of a rocket built by Orbital Sciences Corporation to be used in resupplying the International Space Station.
November 10, 2014 : 3 min. 45 sec.

CLIP: Federal Response to Ebola in the U.S.
Dr. Richard Carmona talked about the Obama adminstration's response to Ebola in the U.S. He discussed the appointment of Ron Klain to coordinate the federal response as well as the role of media coverage. President Obama's comments on Ebola during his weekly address were also included.
October 19, 2014 : 7 min. 38 sec.

CLIP: Ebola Outbreak Update and Presidential Statement
An update on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, including the screening of incoming air travel passengers, vaccine development, and a statement from President Obama.
October 7, 2014 : 2 min. 38 sec.

CLIP: Ebola and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Dr. Francis Collins discussed the Ebola outbreak, including the role of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and its work to create a vaccine.
October 2, 2014 : 5 min. 54 sec.

CLIP: Ebola Survivor Dr. Kent Brantly Testifies Before Senate Committee
American Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly tesitifed before a Senate Committee on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and its possible risk to the U.S. He told the committee that he requested international aid well before he contracted the disease but was ignored until he and a colleague became ill.
September 16, 2014 : 10 min. 11 sec.

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: U.S. Response to Ebola Outbreak
Rep. Christopher Smith (R-NJ), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Africa subcommittee, talked about a hearing the panel was holding on efforts to combat the Ebola virus outbreak in Africa, and what the U.S. response to the disease’s spread should be.
August 7, 2014 : 7 min. 5 sec.

Reel America - "The Flight of Apollo 11"
This 1969 NASA documentary detailed the first NASA mission to land two men on the moon.
July 20, 2014 : 28 min. 50 sec.

Future of Education
State legislators and education leaders take part in a national forum on the future of education hosted by the Education Commission of the States. Speakers include the Governors of Nevada and Wyoming, Education Policy experts, and UCLA President Janet Napolitano.
June 30, 2014 : 1 hr. 17 min.
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