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    Pakistan Elections

    Nuchhi Currier recounted her experiences being in Pakistan to witnesses the election of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the first democratic transfer of power since the country’s…

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    Book Discussion on Working with Sharks

    Fouzia Saeed talked about her book, Working with Sharks: A Pakistani Woman’s Story of Sexual Harassment in the United Nations - From Personal Grievance to Public Law, in which she…

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    Representative Jim McGovern on Congressional Agenda

    Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) talked about his congressional agenda at the Woman’s National Democratic Club. In his speech he focused on his anti-poverty efforts. After…

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    Women and the 2012 Election

    Marcia Greenberger, founder and co-president of the National Women’s Law Center talked about the role of women in the 2012 election. Among the topics addressed were education and…

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    Book Discussion on Joe Biden

    Jules Witcover, former columnist for the Baltimore Sun, presents a biography of Vice President Joe Biden. Mr.Witcover discussed his book at the Woman’s National Democratic Club…

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    Book Discussion on Forces of Fortune

    Vali Nasr, senior advisor to Richard Holbrooke, special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, talked about his latest book which looks at the growth of the Muslim middle class in the Middle…

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    Lisa P. Jackson Remarks

    Lisa P. Jackson delivered talked about Environmental Protection Agency priorities and her experience since taking over the agency. Among the issues she addressed were revisions made to…

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    Book Discussion on Barack Obama's America

    John Kenneth White talked about his book Barack Obama’s America: How New Conceptions of Race, Family and Religion Ended the Reagan Era (University of Michigan Press; August 4, 2009).…

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    Book Discussion on No Sense of Decency

    Robert Shogan talked about his book No Sense of Decency: The Army-McCarthy Hearings - A Demagogue Falls and Television Takes Charge of American Politics (Ivan R. Dee, Publisher; February…

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    Book Discussion on Michelle

    Liza Mundy talked about Michelle Obama’s childhood on Chicago’s south side, her academic pursuits at Princeton University and Harvard Law School, her professional career, and…

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    Book Discussion on Einstein: His Life and Universe

    Historian Walter Isaacson talked about his book, Einstein: His Life and Universe, published by Simon and Schuster. He described the life of scientist Albert Einstein whose theories in…

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    Book Discussion on Book by Book

    Mr. Dirda read selections from his collection, Book by Book: Notes on Reading and Life, published by Henry Holt. The book is a collection of favorite quotations and passages from…

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    Tribute to Life of Betty Friedan

    The achievements and legacy of Betty Friedan (1921 - 2006) were recognized. Ms. Fridan was the author of The Feminine Mystique in 1963 and one of the co-founders of the National…

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    Book Discussion on Lighting the Way: Nine Women Who Changed Modern America

    Karenna Gore Schiff was interviewed by her mother, Tipper Gore, about her book Lighting the Way: Nine Women Who Changed Modern America, published by Miramax Books. The book is about…

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    Book Discussion on First Families: The Impact of the White House

    Bonnie Angelo talked about her book First Families: The Impact of the White House on Their Lives, published by William Morrow. The author tells the story of the wives and children of…

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    Book Discussion on Dear Mrs. Roosevelt: Letters

    Ms. Knepper talked about the book she edited, Dear Mrs. Roosevelt: Letters to Eleanor Roosevelt Through Depression and War, published by Carroll and Graf. The book contains…

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    Book Discussion on In the Kennedy Style

    Ms. Baldrige talked about In the Kennedy Style: Magical Evenings in the Kennedy White House, published by Bantam, which provided behind-the-scene observations of the social side of…

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    Book Discussion on They Made America

    Mr. Evans talked about his book They Made America: Two Centuries of Innovators from the Steam Engine to the Search Engine, published by Little, Brown. The book features 70 of…

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    2004 Election Campaign Polling

    Mr. Kohut spoke about 2004 voter surveys, their impact on the election process, and the current presidential campaign. He also commented on the closeness of the polling in the…

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    Book Discussion on Tommy the Cork: Washington\'s Ultimate Insider

    Mr. McKean, Senator John Kerry’s chief of staff, talked about his book, Tommy the Cork: Washington’s Ultimate Insider from Roosevelt to Reagan, published by…

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