Archive for Speeches

Watch Live – Dr Fauci Testifying Before the Senate

Dr Fauci and other members of the Coronavirus Task Force are speaking to a the Senate committee this morning about early re-openings and vaccine development. You can watch the hearing live, read an ongoing transcript, or view this session at a later date.

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Videos of Presidential Candidates’ Debates, Town Hall Meetings, Rallies, and So On

For those of you who simply cannot get enough of all these proceedings, please go to C- SPAN’s Campaign 2020 site to witness all the events in their mind-numbing glory.

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NJ Governor Murphy’s 2021 Budget Address

You can watch it here, read it here, and peruse an overview here. Here is an informative article on what the budget contains for the various educational sectors on the state; numerous articles focus on other topics touched upon in his speech.

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State of the Union Address, Annotated

Since 2009, the National Academies Press has issued an annotated version of the SOTU by highlighting relevant reports (with links) it has issued that deal with the topics mentioned in this yearly speech. This year’s version lists reports dealing with such varied subjects as fuel economy and educational equity among others.

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OAH Distinguished Lectures

The Organization of American Historians has a YouTube channel featuring eminent historians discussing certain topics ranging from the War of 1812 to the 1960s. Each lecture runs between about an hour and an hour and a half. Well worth a visit. And let’s not forget the OAH’s podcast series.

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Who’s Speaking Where? 2019 Commencement Speakers

This is not a comprehensive list, but it does indeed give quite a number of speakers; see how many of them are speaking at more than one event. I found three.

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Full Text of Governor Murphy’s 2020 Budget Address

You can find it here. In it, he mentions a $5M increase for TAG and an $2.5M increase for EOF. He also states “And, our budget looks to a new way to help our four-year public colleges and universities. We propose $20 million in new formula-driven aid, based on what is needed to ensure the best outcomes for all students and reflect the diversity of our state.”

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