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Science and Technology

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CLIP: Life and Legacy of John Glenn
A brief look at the life and legacy of John Glenn who became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth on February 20, 1962.
December 9, 2016 : 4 min. 23 sec.

CLIP: 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service
A look at the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, including its history, significance, and current issues the department faces. Remarks from President Obama were included.
August 25, 2016 : 3 min. 43 sec.

Overview of Historical Inventions
Robert Gordon talked about inventions throughout history, specifically those from the 19th and 20th centuries.
March 10, 2016 : 3 min. 17 sec.

CLIP: Apple & FBI Fight Over Encryption
Susan Hennessey talked about the debate over encryption following the FBI’s demand that Apple help unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.
February 23, 2016 : 9 min. 38 sec.

CLIP: Flint Water Contamination Crisis
Representative Dan Kildee (D-MI) talked about the latest local, state, and federal response to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan and previewed the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the issue.
February 3, 2016 : 8 min.

CLIP: United Nations Climate Deal
A look at U.S. commitment to the United Nations Climate Change deal with nearly 200 countries from around the world agreeing to move to cleaner energy sources and reduce carbon emissions. The clip includes a review of the key highlights of the deal as reported in a Wall Street Journal article, as well as a clip of President Obama's comments following passage of the deal.
December 14, 2015 : 4 min. 12 sec.

CLIP: NSA Bulk Data Collection Program
Stewart Baker and Neema Singh Guliani talked about the end of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) bulk collection of phone metadata and how this could affect terrorism investigations.
December 7, 2015 : 6 min. 51 sec.

CLIP: President Obama on Keystone XL Pipeline
President Obama delivered a statement in which he formally rejected the Keystone XL pipeline proposal, saying it would not provide economic benefits, lower gas prices, or provide energy security. The president called on Congress to pass an infrastructure plan that would create more jobs than would the pipeline.
November 6, 2015 : 8 min. 47 sec.

CLIP: Climate Change
David Kreutzer and Dan Weiss talked about the Obama administration's approach towards climate change and energy issues, as well as President Obama's upcoming speech in Alaska on the topic.
September 1, 2015 : 6 min. 12 sec.

CLIP: President Obama's New Climate Change Regulations
Jason Plautz talked about President Obama’s announcement of new rules limiting power plant carbon emissions. Remarks from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell were included.
August 5, 2015 : 7 min. 12 sec.
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