WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seizing the bully pulpit of Congress to warn against trusting Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions, even as President Barack Obama’s negotiators continue talking with the Iranians Tuesday in hopes of closing a deal this month.
WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted Monday that his plans to address Congress are not aimed at disrespecting President Barack Obama, even as he assailed the U.S. leader’s bid for a nuclear deal with Iran as a threat to his country’s survival.
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The justices will hear arguments Monday in the case of a man who was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for posting graphically violent rap lyrics on Facebook about killing his estranged wife, shooting up a kindergarten class and attacking an FBI agent. Continue reading
Edward Snowden announced that he will make public remarks in a live chat on his website Thursday afternoon. In his address, he reportedly will respond to President Barack Obama’s speech on the NSA and U.S. surveillance. Continue reading
In November, the only known recording of a 1962 speech made by Martin Luther King Jr. was uncovered. Not heard for more than 50 years, King delivered this notable speech in the wake of a number of attacks on black churches. The NewsHour’s Stephen Fee reports on the rediscovered recording and the document that inspired it. Continue reading
In November 2013, an intern at the New York State Museum in Albany, N.Y., uncovered the only known recording of a speech delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sept. 12, 1962, at the Park Sheraton Hotel in New York City. Continue reading
President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address articulated a powerful message 150 years ago that endures today. How did a speech with so few words come to effect such great meaning in American history? Drew Gilpin Faust of Harvard University and Richard Norton Smith of George Mason University join Jeffrey Brown to offer reflections. Continue reading
At just 272 words long, one of the most memorable speeches in American history was delivered in the midst of the nation’s most deadly war. Jeffrey Brown reports on celebration of the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s address at the Gettysburg Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Pennsylvania. Continue reading
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., praised President Obama for appealing to the emotions of the American people in his Syria speech, but felt the president fell short by not advocating for the Syrian rebels. In a conversation with Gwen Ifill, McCain also considers whether Russian efforts to help reach a diplomatic solution are sincere. Continue reading