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Senator Edward M. Kennedy speaking to the Democratic Party Convention, Sitka, Alaska, April 7, 1968.
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Senator Edward M. Kennedy speaking to the Democratic Party Convention, Sitka, Alaska, April 7, 1968.

[INTERPOSING VOICES] PRESENTER: This is the Alaska Democratic Convention, brought to you by the Greater Sitka School District in cooperation with the Southeast Alaska Instructional Materials Center. At the present time, you see the camera panning around on some of

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Frederick Douglass: From Slave to Presidential Advisor
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Frederick Douglass: From Slave to Presidential Advisor

Born a slave, he rose to become a prominent abolitionist, statesman, author, and respected figure around the world. The most photographed African American of the 19th Century, he was also a recognizable figure even as his very identity put him

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2015, October 23 – CNN first Democratic Party debate – Bernie Sanders opening – closed captioned
Politician Called ‘Terrorist’ For Heroic Defense of Women’s Rights
Conflict Over Marriage in Democratic Party Platform: August 20 Marriage News Watch
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Conflict Over Marriage in Democratic Party Platform: August 20 Marriage News Watch

There’s disagreement over marriage equality in the Democratic Party platform, with some party members resisting the move. We have a date for arguments in a new federal case to overturn Nevada’s marriage ban. And an Iowa judge who upheld marriage

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The Inconvenient Truth About the Democratic Party
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The Inconvenient Truth About the Democratic Party

When you think about racial equality and civil rights, which political party comes to mind? The Republicans? Or, the Democrats? Most people would probably say the Democrats. But this answer is incorrect. Since its founding in 1829, the Democratic Party

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Fannie Lou Hamer’s Powerful Testimony | Freedom Summer
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Fannie Lou Hamer’s Powerful Testimony | Freedom Summer

The testimony before the Credentials Committee, the FDP had a line up of very different people. They had Rita Schwerner, the widow of Mickey, who had been killed in Neshoba County. They had Martin Luther King. Everybody knew King. The

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1. Liberal capitalism increases freedom
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1. Liberal capitalism increases freedom

first defining our terms by liberalism we mean a network of principles institutionalized political scientists will talk about among them the rule of law so there are specified explicit principles governing the society as opposed to arbitrary power residing in

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4 Rules For Achieving Peace and Justice | Bryan Stevenson
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4 Rules For Achieving Peace and Justice | Bryan Stevenson

I want to affirm how you don’t have to be embarrassed to say I’m trying to change the world. I think we can change the world. And I have a simple little prescription. I think there are four things that

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