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#WashWeekPBS Extra: The countdown to the Iowa caucus #WashWeekPBS Extra: The countdown to the Iowa caucus

ROBERT COSTA: Good evening. Welcome to the Washington Week Extra. I’m Robert Costa. Finally, a vote; on Monday Iowa’s caucuses will kick off the 2020 election and begin voting season and the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. Polls show a competitive and wide-open race in the state, and in the final sprint candidates are…

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“Despicable” Hong Kong Protesters “Despicable” Hong Kong Protesters

Protesters and police clash in Hong Kong Meanwhile, Carrie Lam wants “dialogue” With protesters Beijing is calling Despicable. Welcome to China Uncensored. I’m Chris Chappell. It’s been another intense week in Hong Kong. Protests have gone on for over 100 days. And experts say if you can do a thing for two months, it becomes…

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3. A Southern World View: The Old South and Proslavery Ideology 3. A Southern World View: The Old South and Proslavery Ideology

Professor David Blight: In a speech before the Virginia Secession Convention, in 1861, in late April, in the wake of the firing on Fort Sumter, the newly elected–sort of appointed–Vice-President of the Confederacy, Alexander H. Stephens, gave a speech that became quickly known to history as his “Cornerstone Speech.” This is Spring, 1861. Alexander H.…

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Freedom’s Sound – The Soviet Times Freedom’s Sound – The Soviet Times

JOHAN NORBERG: For a company here in Estonia before the reforms, they were stuck in a planned economy. It was impossible for them to get the kind of goods, the supplies that they needed. With the abolishment of price controls, of protectionism, of Communism, suddenly this entrepreneurial spirit springs up and creates magical wonders. NARRATOR:…

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Civilization VI: Rise and Fall – First Look: Netherlands Civilization VI: Rise and Fall – First Look: Netherlands

Queen Wilhelmina leads the Netherlands in Civilization VI: Rise and Fall. She was the longest reigning Dutch monarch and continues to be fondly remembered today. Through two world wars and fifty eight years of rule, she remained charming, graceful, and prudent. The Netherlands’ unique ability is “Grote Rivieren.” Building Campuses, Theater Squares, and Industrial Zones…

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What the UK general election means for Northern Ireland | FT What the UK general election means for Northern Ireland | FT

[MUSIC PLAYING] LAURA HUGHES: We’ve come to Northern Ireland to look at the impacts of Brexit and the upcoming general election on the region. Behind me is the Peace Wall, a symbol of the troubles that this part of the UK has faced for years. Well be talking to those fighting on both sides of…

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5 POWERFUL Ancient Civilizations that Mysteriously Disappeared 5 POWERFUL Ancient Civilizations that Mysteriously Disappeared

Before the world was properly divided into countries and cities; before ships and airplanes allowed us to easily travel from one continent to another; there were ancient civilizations that thrived in ways none of us could even fathom. But for reasons still unknown, they vanished. And archaeologists the world over are still scrambling to find…

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China Strikes Back Against America! | China Uncensored China Strikes Back Against America! | China Uncensored

China strikes back against the US No Trade Deal till 2020? And the Chinese Communist Party’s new nemesis is… Batman?! That and more on this week’s China Uncensored. This is China Uncensored. I’m Chris Chappell. This week’s China news headlines! …has been sponsored by Surfshark. Because if you’re interested in the kind of subversive news…

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