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    Oppression of Women and Girls

    Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn talked about oppression against girls and women around the world. In their remarks, the talked about their experiences watching young girls improve…

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    Constitutional Conversation

    At an evening event titled “Constitutional Conversation” moderated by Tim Russert, justices talked about the role and operation of the Supreme Court, the state of civics…

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    Book Discussion on Lincoln on Race and Slavery

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr., talked about his two new books on race with Walter Isaacson. Lincoln on Race and Slavery (Princeton University Press; illustrated edition February 11, 2009) is…

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    Homeland Security and International Engagement

    Secretary Janet Napolitano, Retired General James Jones, and Director John McLaughlin talked about homeland security and efforts to engage the international community. They discussed…

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    Bill Gates on Education and Health Care Systems

    Bill Gates talked about education and health care in the U.S. and around the world. Topics included the environment and his charitable initiatives. He was interviewed by Walter…

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    Media and Popular Culture

    Panelists talked about media and popular culture. 
    This program was part of an Aspen Institute symposium on the state of race in the United States. 

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    Bill Gates on Education

    Bill Gates talked about the work of the Gates Foundation in higher education. He stressed the importance of education and the need for government funding. He said that the current…

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    Education Reform

    Education policy leaders and professors, contributors to the recently published The Futures of School Reform, talked about reform of the education model in American schools.*They discussed…

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    Thomas Friedman Remarks

    Thomas L. Friedman was interviewed by Walter Isaacson about the challenges facing the U.S. and its standing in the world. Among the topics he addressed were competition with China, the…

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    Counterterrorism, Navy SEALs, and Osama Bin Laden

    Eric Olson, the first Navy SEAL ever to be appointed a 3-star and 4-star admiral, and the man who trained the team of Navy SEALS who killed Osama bin Laden, was interviewed by ABC News…

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    White House Chiefs of Staff

    Five former White House Chiefs of Staff shared stories of their time serving Presidents Ford, Reagan, Clinton and George W. Bush. Panelists included Donald Rumsfeld, Kenneth M.…

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    Impact and Future of American Technology

    Officers of technology companies discussed the impact and future of American technology on the world, including social media censorship in other countries and the use of Twitter during the…

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    Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Remarks on Choosing Judges

    Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor spoke about selecting state judges at a day-long conference on state courts and recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings. In her remarks…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Day 2

    Vice President Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner, and former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf were interviewed at the Washington Ideas Forum, an annual event analyzing the previous…

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    Conversation with Associate Justice Elena Kagan

    Justice Kagan spoke about life as a Supreme Court justice, cameras in the court room, and interpreting the law. She was interviewed by Elliot Gerson, former law clerk to former Supreme…

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    Judicial Selection

    Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, and a Georgetown law professor participated in a panel discussion on the history of the Court, the life of a…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Day 2, Morning Session

    Journalists, business leaders, and public leaders were interviewed at the Washington Ideas Forum. This portion includes the president of Starbucks, Katie Couric, and Supreme Court…

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    Francis Collins at the Washington Ideas Forum

    Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), spoke about the future of the NIH and the impact of sequestration on science research funding. Topics included…

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    2012 Election Forecast

    Charlie Cook and Amy Walter talked about the 2012 presidential election as well as some of the key congressional races. They also discussed the congressional lame duck…

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    Book Discussion on The New Digital Age

    Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen talked about their book, The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business, in which they present their vision of a…

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