Recent Events in the U.S. (2000-Present)

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President Bush Responds to Jena 6
From YouTube, produced by CSpan
President Bush discusses Jena 6 on CNN. At a White House news conference Thursday morning, President Bush said the events in Jena had "saddened" him. (01:27)
July 31, 2009 at 02:01 PM
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Prime Minister Gordon Brown Address to Congress (2009)
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British Prime Minister Brown addressed a joint meeting of Congress. Discusses the current status and future of America and the world.  (34:18)
March 26, 2009 at 10:33 PM
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Three Things I Learned While My Plane Crashed
From, produced by TED Talks
Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River in New York in January 2009. What went through his mind as the doomed plane went down? At TED, he tells his story publicly for the first time.  His story i... [more]
April 30, 2011 at 06:15 PM
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O.J. Simpson Verdict Announced
From YouTube, produced by CNN
In 1995, O. J. Simpson was acquitted of the 1994 double murder of his estranged wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman. In this video clip, hear the verdict of the trial of O.J. Simpson. (05:32)
July 22, 2012 at 04:03 PM
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ABC World News:The Inventions that Changed the Decade (2000's)
From YouTube, produced by ABC News
A news report about Y2K to 2010 and the changes brought about by electronic inventions.   Also documents the stages of the recession of the decade.  (03:18)
April 29, 2010 at 11:31 AM
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