Tuesday, December 4, 2012
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney held his daily briefing at the White House.
Questions from the press included: the latest GOP proposal on taxes and debt, the situation in Syria and the announcement by Iran that it captured an American drone.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 2:04pm (ET)
From the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual meeting in Atlanta, a conversation with author Bartow Elmore about his book "Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism."
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A visit to the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore to see its War of 1812 collection, including Francis Scott Key's original manuscript of “The Star-Spangled Banner."
From the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual meeting in Atlanta, Gregory Rosenthal from the State University of New York at Stony Brook talks about Hawaiian history, labor, and the state’s sugar industry.
This filmed record of the state funeral of President Kennedy was recorded and edited by the Naval Photographic Center. Scenes with natural sound of the events from Nov. 23 -25, 1963 are accompanied by audio of the funeral service, including music and speeches.
This 1963 Naval Photographic Center production "The Last Two Days" documents President Kennedy's final hours in color film as he travels to Texas and visits San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas. The program ends with a live radio report of the assassination and the swearing in of Vice President Johnson in an audio recording on Air Force One.
Author Malcolm MacKay discusses his book, “Impeccable Connections: The Rise and Fall of Richard Whitney”. He details Mr. Whitney’s journey from president of the New York Stock Exchange to convicted white collar criminal. The Museum of American Finance hosts this event.
A recent International Monetary Fund report recommends that China make significant changes to its economic system in order to maintain its current pace of growth. Markus Rodlauer, the IMF's China mission chief, discusses the report with a panel of China experts at this Brookings Institution event.
Senate Budget Chairwoman Patty Murray (D-WA) released her 2014 budget resolution for mark up Wednesday. It included significant tax increases on top of the $620 billion tax hike from the fiscal cliff deal.
Administration officials in charge of food safety testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA and related agencies.
House Budget Cmte. Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and other GOP members on the budget committee release their proposal for a FY2014 budget. Rep. Ryan says his proposal will balance the budget in ten years and his calculations are based on repealing the Obama health care act.