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    Judicial Branch

    Judge Weinstein spoke about the judicial branch to a group of high school students. She was appointed to the federal bench in 1990 by President Bush and she explained the nomination…

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    The Executive Branch

    Mr. Patterson talked about the personnel and functioning of the executive branch of
    government in Washington, D.C. He also responded to questions from the high school students
    in the…

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    The Role of Media in the Political Process

    Mr. Thomasson described his views on the role of the print and broadcast media in the political process. He talked about his experiences as a journalist and the different dilemmas…

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    EEOC Function and Purpose

    Mr. Casellas talked about the responsibilities of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and federal employment policy in public and private workplaces. He explained the…

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    The Contras & the Nicaraguan Government

    The Presidential Classroom for Young Americans hosted the Nicaraguan Ambassador to the United States, Carlos Tunnerman, who talked about the relationship between the rebel Contras and the…

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    Presidential Classroom

    Mr. Cook talked to students about campaigns and elections, political strategies, and the results of recent elections. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience.

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    Role of Congressional Committees

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    Justice Department Issues

    Ms. Reno and Mr. Holder discussed crime and justice issues facing the next generation, and took questions from young people.

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    Contra Resistance in Nicaragua

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    American Defense Issues

    U.S. Secretary of the Department of Defense Richard Cheney spoke to students attending the Presidential Classroom program on issues relating to America’s defense. He discussed…

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    The U.S. Justice System

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    Power and Influence in Washington, DC

    Mr. Kincannon spoke to students about power and influence in the nation’s capital. Among the topics he addressed were the responsibilities of various federal agencies, the…

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    Media and the Political Process

    Ms. Hume spoke to students about her career in journalism, the Fox News Network, accuracy in media reporting, and the influence of the media on the political process. Following…

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    Running a Presidential Campaign

    Former Senator Bob Dole spoke to a group of students about current issues facing Congress and running a presidential campaign. Mr. Dole talked about the things he missed about…

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    Media in the Political Process

    Mr. Henry talked about covering politics in Washington and the impact of media coverage on the political process. He also talked about his experiences as a reporter on Capitol…

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    The Role of the Secret Service

    Mr. Magaw spoke about the role of the United States Secret Service in the peaceful, coordinated transition from one president to another.

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    Media Coverage of the Presidency

    Ms. Compton talked about how the media covers the president. She noted that the Internet had revolutionized journalism because research can be done instantly and…

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    Kuwait After the Invasion

    Mr. Abdulla spoke about the effects of the Iraqi invasion of his country, Kuwait. He described the control of Kuwait’s borders as “a new iron curtain.” The media…

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