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    Conversation with Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

    Former President Jimmy Carter and first lady Rosalynn Carter were interviewed by Walter Isaacson at the Aspen Institute. They discussed topics relating to international and domestic…

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    Religious Liberty

    Panelists talked about religious liberty and some of the Supreme Court cases that have addressed the issue. Other topics included religious freedom on college campuses and pluralism.…

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    Workforce Skills and Training

    Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker spoke at the Aspen Institute’s “Communities that Work Partnership” event on economic growth. She outlined her department’s…

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    Growth of Medicare and Medicaid Programs

    Kathleen Sebelius and Lynda Johnson Robb were among the speakers at a summit celebrating the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

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    Book Discussion on Our Kids

    Professor Robert Putnam talked about his book Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis, in which suggests that there is a lack of opportunities for children growing up in the United States…

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    25 Years Inside Afghanistan

    Photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg talked about the 25 years he has spent documenting Afghanistan, including events such as the Soviet occupation in 1988, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy Goals

    Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken talked about the Obama administration’s foreign policy priorities for 2015 and U.S. leadership in the world, saying that the administration…

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    State of Homeland Security

    Secretary Jeh Johnson talked about the Department of Homeland Security’s work to fight threats facing the country. After his speech, he took questions from audience members on…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Final Panel

    In a series of interviews, race relations, food security, poverty, and other social issues were talked about. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke about her novel Americanah, a Nigerian girl’s…

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    Brain Mapping Panel

    Innovator and philanthropist Mick Ebeling talked about brain mapping science. He discussed his inspiration for starting the non-profit organization Not Impossible Labs and showed a…

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    Cancer Research

    Drs. Francis Collins and Ronald DePinho talked about the state of cancer research, the process of converting scientific discoveries into drug therapies, and how close a cure may…

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    Book Discussion on Reclaiming Our Democracy

    Sam Daley-Harris talked about his book, Reclaiming Our Democracy: Healing the Break Between People and Government, in which he discusses how citizens can come together to exert political…

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    U.S.-Russia Relations

    Experts on Eurasian politics, who have worked directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin, discussed the future of U.S.-Russia relations at an event hosted by The Aspen Institute.

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    Ebola and Global Health Security

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden talked about the future of the fight against Ebola and other issues affecting overall global health…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Day 2 Opening

    The first session of day 2 of the Washington Ideas Forum comprised a variety of guest discussing a range of topics. Speakers included Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Houston Mayor…

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    Dr. Anthony Fauci on Ebola

    Dr. Anthony Fauci talked with David Brooks about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and actions U.S. health care officials. He offered recommendations for containing the outbreak…

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    U.S. Trade Agenda

    U.S. Trade Representative Mike Froman talked about working with Congress on trade promotion authority. He offered an update on the Obama administration trade agenda and current trade…

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    Charlie Cook on Midterm Elections

    Charlie Cook gave an analysis on the upcoming midterm elections. He discussed the House and Senate races and the state of the Republican and Democratic Parties. This was part of the…

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    U.S. Energy Policy

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Southern Energy Company CEO Thomas Fanning were interviewed at the Washington Ideas Forum. Secretary Moniz talked about the Energy Department agenda…

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    Secretary Kerry on U.S-Israeli Relations

    Secretary of State John Kerry spoke with Steve Clemons about U.S-Israel relations. He addressed the anonymous U.S. official who insulted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin…

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