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    Iran-Contra Affair

    Metropolitan State University professor Douglas Rossinow talked about the Iran-Contra affair. The Iran-Contra affair stemmed from Reagan administration officials funding of the Contras, who were fighting against the Sandinista regime in Nicaragua, with money from the sale of arms to Iran. The arms were being sold to Iran in the hope of gaining the release of American hostages. Metropolitan State University is in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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    Communicators with Peter Thiel

    Peter Thiel, the co-creator of PayPal and Palantir, talked by remote video about his book Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future , and about creating groundbreaking tech companies such as Google, Facebook, and Apple. His book was based on a series of lectures he gave at Stanford University on technology and business. He also talked about Silicon Valley being the creative corridor of the U.S. and the world. And he talked about those who aim for a monopoly, not competition.

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