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Health and Medicine

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CLIP: President Obama on Ebola Response
President Obama made remarks following a conference call with members of a USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team that was working in Ebola-stricken nations in Western Africa.
October 28, 2014 : 10 min. 11 sec.

CLIP: Federal Response to Ebola in the U.S.
Dr. Richard Carmona talked about the Obama adminstration's response to Ebola in the U.S. He discussed the appointment of Ron Klain to coordinate the federal response as well as the role of media coverage. President Obama's comments on Ebola during his weekly address were also included.
October 19, 2014 : 7 min. 38 sec.

CLIP: Ebola Epidemic and Response
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden testified on government agency efforts to combat Ebola.
October 16, 2014 : 6 min. 17 sec.

CLIP: Ebola Outbreak Update and Presidential Statement
An update on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, including the screening of incoming air travel passengers, vaccine development, and a statement from President Obama.
October 7, 2014 : 2 min. 38 sec.

CLIP: Ebola and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Dr. Francis Collins discussed the Ebola outbreak, including the role of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and its work to create a vaccine.
October 2, 2014 : 5 min. 54 sec.

CLIP: Census Report on Poverty
Robert Doar and Olivia Golden talked about a recent census report showing 45 million Americans living below the poverty line. They also examined the societal and economic roots of poverty in the U.S., barriers to economic mobility, and the efficacy of federal programs to combat poverty.
September 28, 2014 : 9 min. 25 sec.

CLIP: Ebola Survivor Dr. Kent Brantly Testifies Before Senate Committee
American Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly tesitifed before a Senate Committee on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and its possible risk to the U.S. He told the committee that he requested international aid well before he contracted the disease but was ignored until he and a colleague became ill.
September 16, 2014 : 10 min. 11 sec.

CLIP: U.S. Response to Ebola Outbreak
Rep. Christopher Smith (R-NJ), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Africa subcommittee, talked about a hearing the panel was holding on efforts to combat the Ebola virus outbreak in Africa, and what the U.S. response to the disease’s spread should be.
August 7, 2014 : 7 min. 5 sec.

CLIP: U.S. Conspiracy Theories
Kurt Eichenwald talked about his Newsweek article, “The Plots to Destroy America,” in which he examined conspiracy theories and the threat they may pose to U.S. national security. He argued that conspiracy theories had increased in “number and significance” due to the Internet and social media.
August 2, 2014 : 9 min.

CLIP: Congressional Agenda
Politico congressional reporter Lauren French talks about the legislation to-do list for Congress before adjourning for the August recess, including a Veterans Affairs overhaul bill and funding for border security.
July 28, 2014 : 8 min.
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