Political Science


New! Swedish Preppers: Russia and COVID Affect Sweden 8 min.

In this NewsHour clip, recent threats from Russian President Putin and the COVID pandemic are showing the world how swiftly society can grind to a halt. In Sweden, with its bid to join NATO and the war in Ukraine, citizens are being encouraged to get ready just in case. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.

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New! Kissinger: Leadership, Global Crises, and the State of US Politics 11 min.

Between the war in Ukraine and tensions with China, President Biden's handling of foreign policy issues is being put to the test. In former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's new book, Leadership: Six Studies in World Strategy, he examines how past leaders faced the challenges of their times. In this NewsHour production, Kissinger joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the book, the state of global poli...

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New! Amanda Gorman - 2021 Inaugural Poem (Great Speeches, Volume 33) 8 min.

Poet Amanda Gorman delivers a critically acclaimed performance at the Inauguration of President Joe Biden

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New! Great Speeches (Volume 33) 76 min.

This series presents Greta Thunberg's speech at the UN Climate Action Summit, Joe Biden's Inaugural Address, Liz Cheney's speech to House concerning her party’s stripping her of her position, Harry Truman's 1948 DNC Acceptance of nomination, Margaret Chase Smith's presidential run announcement, and Amanda Gorman's 2021 Inaugural presentation.

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New! Greta Thunberg - United Nations Speech (Great Speeches, Volume 33) 7 min.

Noted environemental activist Greta Thunberg delivers an important address to the United Nations.

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New! Harry S. Truman - 1948 DNC Acceptance (Great Speeches, Volume 33) 27 min.

President Harry S Truman delivers a fiery address in acceptance of his party's nomination for the 1948 Presidential Election

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New! Joe Biden - Inaugural Address (Great Speeches, Volume 33) 24 min.

46th United States President Joseph Biden delivers his inaugral address

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New! Liz Cheney - Speech from the House Floor (Great Speeches, Volume 33) 9 min.

Conservative Congressional Representative Liz Cheney delivers an address to the US House of Representatives regarding the actions of President Donald Trump

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New! Margaret Chase Smith - 1964 Presidential Announcement (Great Speeches, Volume 33) 6 min.

Margaret Chase Smith delivers an historic announcment of her candidacy for the 1964 Presidential Race

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The American Diplomat 53 min.

Explore the lives and legacies of three African-American ambassadors--Edward R. Dudley, Terence Todman and Carl Rowan--who pushed past racial barriers to reach high-ranking appointments in the Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations. Asked to represent the best of American ideals abroad while facing discrimination at home, they left a lasting impact on the Foreign Service.

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