C-SPAN Video Library Blog : September 2011 Archive

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Eugene Debs, Contenders

September 30, 2011

This week C-SPAN continues its a new American History television series. It will air live each Friday evening at 8:00 PM on C-SPAN. Each program will orginate from a historic site and will feature fourteen men who lost the presidency, but changed history. These contenders were candidates in at least one national election and changed political history as a result of it. This week features Eugene Debs.

Contenders featured include Henry Clay, James G. Blaine, William Jennings Bryan, Eugene Debs, Charles Evan Hughes, Al Smith, Wendell Wilkie, Thomas E. Dewey, Adlai Stevenson, Barry Goldwater, Hubert Humphrey, George Wallace, George McGovern, and Ross Perot. Watch them live each Friday night or view them in the Video Library at this site. More information is available C-SPAN The Contenders web site.

DVD Sale Continues

September 23, 2011

The C-SPAN Archives is having a sale on excess DVDs. Normally, we produce DVDs on demand when requested by customers. Occasionally, the system over produces and we end up with excess inventory. These DVDs are now on sale at 75% of their normal price. Quantities are limited and once they are gone, the DVDs can be purchased at regular price. Visit our sale site now while quantities last.

William Jennings Bryan on Contenders

This week C-SPAN continues its a new American History television series. It will air live each Friday evening at 8:00 PM on C-SPAN. Each program will orginate from a historic site and will feature fourteen men who lost the presidency, but changed history. These contenders were candidates in at least one national election and changed political history as a result of it. This week features William Jennings Bryan.

Contenders featured include Henry Clay, James G. Blaine, William Jennings Bryan, Eugene Debs, Charles Evan Hughes, Al Smith, Wendell Wilkie, Thomas E. Dewey, Adlai Stevenson, Barry Goldwater, Hubert Humphrey, George Wallace, George McGovern, and Ross Perot. Watch them live each Friday night or view them in the Video Library at this site. More information is available C-SPAN The Contenders web site.

Search Google in the Video Library

September 21, 2011

C-SPAN’s Video Library has 80 programs which turn up when you type Google in the search box. Try it and explore hearings, call-ins, speeches, and forums on this important technology company. Of course, today’s oversight hearing looking into Google will also come up right away in the search.

Sen. Alexander to Give Up Leadership Post

September 20, 2011

Sen. Alexander’s decision to step down in January from his leadership post caused us to look back at his statement when he was elected Conference Chair. In this clip below he talked about how he wanted to bring Republicans and independents together.

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