Baseball Stars Testify at Steroids Hearings and related media

Baseball Stars Testify at Steroids Hearings

In order to pressure major league baseball to toughen its policy against steroid use, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform holds an 11-hour hearing on March 17, 2005, during which seven former and current baseball players are questioned.

Your Parental Control settings do not allow you to view thiscontent.

Related Speeches & Audio (6)

  • Baseball Stars Testify at Steroids Hearings
    Baseball Stars Testify at Steroids Hearings

    Audio Clip (2:39)

    In order to pressure major league baseball to toughen its policy against steroid use, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform holds an 11-hour hearing on March 17, 2005, during which seven former and current baseball players are questioned.

    Audio Clip (2:39)
  • Michael Jordan Retires from the NBA
    Michael Jordan Retires from the NBA

    Audio Clip (0:54)

    At a press conference held at the Chicago Bulls' practice facility on October 3, 1993, Michael Jordan announces his retirement from basketball at age 30. While he says he still loves the game of basketball, he cites lack of motivation and a desire to go out on a high note as the reasons behind his decision. Two years later, Jordan returned to play in the NBA again.

    Audio Clip (0:54)
  • Swine Flu Pandemic of 2009 Causes Concern
    Swine Flu Pandemic of 2009 Causes Concern

    Audio Clip (0:14)

    The spring 2009 outbreak of H1N1, more commonly known as swine flu, in Mexico and the western United States put public health officials on alert. In an April 24, 2009, broadcast, Dr. Richard Besser from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expresses concern that the virus could lead to a worldwide pandemic.

    Audio Clip (0:14)
  • Michael Phelps Shatters Olympic Record
    Michael Phelps Shatters Olympic Record

    Audio Clip (0:17)

    An August 17, 2008, CBS news report highlights the new Olympic record set by Michael Phelps, who won eight gold medals in eight swimming events, breaking Mark Spitz's standing 36-year record of seven gold medals.

    Audio Clip (0:17)
  • Nancy Reagan Introduces "Just Say No" Campaign
    Nancy Reagan Introduces "Just Say No" Campaign

    Audio Clip (0:39)

    In a nationally broadcast message to the American people on September 14, 1986, first lady Nancy Reagan joins President Ronald Reagan to kick off her "Just Say No" campaign, an effort to raise drug abuse awareness.

    Audio Clip (0:39)
  • Death of Elvis Presley
    Death of Elvis Presley

    Audio Clip (0:26)

    On August 16, 1977, Elvis Presley died of cardiac arrhythmia at the age of 42. A news report the following day describes the scene as thousands of mourners gather at Presley's Graceland mansion to view his body as it lay in state.

    Audio Clip (0:26)

Related Videos (6)

  • Super High Diver
    Super High Diver

    Video Clip (3:01)

    Superhuman Darren Taylor defies the laws of physics from unbelievable heights.

    Video Clip (3:01)
  • The Hammer Head
    The Hammer Head

    Video Clip (3:00)

    Superhuman John Ferraro has a skull that can withstand unbelievable impact, even hammering a nail through metal into solid wood.

    Video Clip (3:00)
  • Deep Sea Diver
    Deep Sea Diver

    Video Clip (3:06)

    Superhuman Patrick Musimu can dive hundreds of feet on just one breath of air.

    Video Clip (3:06)
  • Forgotten Games
    Forgotten Games

    Video Clip (3:58)

    These unlikely athletic events were once going for the gold but are now going down in history as forgotten games.

    Video Clip (3:58)
  • 1950s
    1950s

    Video Clip (2:42)

    The 1950s were about more than just poodle skirts and rock and roll.

    Video Clip (2:42)
  • 1970s
    1970s

    Video Clip (2:35)

    The 1970s are famous for bell-bottoms and the rise of disco, but it was also an era of economic struggle, cultural change and technological innovation.

    Video Clip (2:35)

Shop HISTORY

  • America The Story of Us

    America The Story of Us

    From the rigors of linking the continent by wagon trails to the transcontinental railway, the engineering of steel-structured buildings, through to landing on the moon, this epic 12-part series is a grand cinematic vision of how the USA was built.

    $14.99

    Buy Now