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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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    Media in a Democratic Society

    Mr. Whitman talked to students about media relations at the Department of Defense and how potential military action in Iraq would affect his job. He also talked about the role of…

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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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    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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    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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    Ambassador Perspective

    Ambassador Vollebaek spoke to students about globalism, world economic issues, Norway’s role in regional peace and security, and future challenges to international…

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    Veterans Affairs Issues

    Secretary Principi spoke to students about the value of military service as well as benefits and services offered to veterans. Following his remarks he answered questions from the…

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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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    Corporate America and Governmental Affairs

    Mr. Rector talked about the relationship between corporate America and the federal government.  As a lobbyist, he encountered a variety of situations in Washington. He also…

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    Business and Government

    Mr. Rogstad spoke to high school students about the relationship between business and government, focusing on the expansion of world trade, the use of the Internet, and the effects of…

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    National Defense Policies

    General Ralston spoke to students participating in the presidential classroom about defense strategies including the policy to maintain a force able to fight two regional conflicts at…

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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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    Role of the Lobbyist

    Mr. Deets addressed high school students on the role of lobbyists in the political process. He described AARP’s lobbying activities and how it provides information on…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    HHS Secretary Perspective

    Secretary Shalala spoke to a group of students, who were participating in a educational program in Washington, DC. After brief remarks she took questions on her role as HHS Secretary…

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    Media Congressional Coverage

    Ms. Roberts spoke to students about how the media covers Congress and how members of Congress use the media to aid their agenda. After her remarks, she took questions from the…

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