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    Remarks from Chief Justice John Roberts

    Chief Justice John Roberts addressed students at Rice University, touching on issues ranging from challenges to the Constitution to his favorite movie. Chief Justice Roberts said…

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    Space Effort

    President Kennedy talked about the U.S. space program, arguing that America should be the leader in space exploration and the first to land a man on the moon. He said his goal to send…

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    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Economic Speech

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor spoke to students and faculty at the Rice University Baker Institute for Public Policy. In his remarks he talked about American discontent with…

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    Offshore Oil Industry

    Energy industry executives talked about the future of offshore drilling, lessons learned in the BP oil spill, and safety improvements being considered as a moratorium on offshore oil…

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    Oil Drilling Risks and Technology Challenges

    Rice University in Houston, Texas held a forum to discuss the risks and challenges of offshore oil and gas drilling. 

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    Governments and Offshore Drilling

    Michael Bromwich spoke about the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the future of offshore drilling and the operations of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. He also responded to…

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    Offshore Drilling Policy

    Energy policy analysts spoke about the state of the energy industry, regulatory changes, and efforts to continue energy exploration in the year since the Deepwater Horizon explosion and…

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    Energy Forum on Offshore Oil Exploration

    Participants talked about U.S. energy policy and the future of oil exploration. Among the issues they addressed were lessons learned from the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of…

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    Book Discussion on Aftermath

    Nir Rosen looks at the consequences of the U.S. war in Iraq and the implications for the war in Afghanistan. He spoke at Rice University in Houston, Texas. 

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    The Legacy of George H.W. Bush

    Roman Papadiuk spoke about President George H.W. Bush’s leadership and management style. Among the topics he addressed were his interpersonal relations with other, his personal…

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    Future of Books and Reading

    Pulitzer Prize-winning talked about the future of reading and books. Mr. McMurtry said that in his bookstores people buy books for “imaginative reasons,” not for…

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    Rice University Commencement Address

    John Doerr, a venture capitalist, delivered the commencement address to the graduating class of Rice University on the Academic Quadrangle.

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    Rice University Commencement Address

    Mayor Bill White delivered the commencement address to the graduating class of Rice University. He spoke about public service, and the lesson of Houston’s response to victims of…

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    U.S.-Egypt Relations

    President Mubarak talked about the Middle East peace process, relations between Egypt and the U.S., and efforts to combat global terrorism. He also talked about the need for economic…

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    Book Discussion on Flat Broke With Children: Women in the Age of Welfare Reform

    Sharon Hays discussed her book Flat Broke with Children: Women in the Age of Welfare Reform, published by Oxford University Press. The book examines welfare reform from its enforcement…

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    Conflict Resolution in the Middle East

    King Abdullah spoke about international efforts to combat terrorism and tensions in the Middle East. He called for a new approach to Middle East peace involving swift steps by the…

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    Former Treasury Secretaries Forum

    Former treasury secretaries will discuss their role in an administration, the politics and personalities that played a role in their experiences, and how a treasury secretary would have…

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    Role of the National Security Adviser

    Former national security advisers spoke about their role in the administration and how the job had changed over the years. Following their remarks they answered questions from the…

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    C. Vann Woodward as a Southern Renaissance Man

    James Cobb, Chairman of the History Department at the University of Georgia and author, gives an address entitled “On the Pinnacle in Yankee Land: C. Vann Woodward as a Southern…

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    Chief of Staff in the Governing Community

    Through personal recollections and anecdotes, former White House chiefs of staff talked about the day-to-day operation of the executive and the demands of the job. Among the issues…

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