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    Justices Scalia and Ginsburg on the First Amendment and Freedom

    Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about their views of the First Amendment and the origins and contemporary meanings of freedom. They were also asked questions…

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    Thomas Friedman on National Security and Freedom

    Thomas Friedman discussed freedom in an interview by Marvin Kalb. Topics included the intersection of national security and freedom in the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations…

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    JFK Status of Women Report

    Hilda Solis, Anita Hill, and Sandra Fluke were interviewed by Eleanor Clift about the 50th anniversary of the JFK Status of Women Report. Each talked about her personal experiences,…

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    Presidential Commission on the Status of Women

    Panelists talked about the work of President John F. Kennedy’s Commission on the Status of Women, which documented extensive discrimination against women in the workplace and in…

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    Impact of Digital Technology on Journalism

    Media executives talked about the impact of digital media on journalism. Among the many topics they addressed were the sale of the Washington Post, Time’s purchase of Huffington…

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    Eleanor Roosevelt and Women's Rights

    Historian Allida Black and Tracy Roosevelt, great-granddaughter of Eleanor Roosevelt, talked about how Eleanor Roosevelt influenced JFK’s policies on Women’s Rights. First…

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    50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

    Participants who were part of the early 1960s civil rights movement talked about the 1963 March on Washington, when Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream”…

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    Robert Kennedy and the Struggle for Racial Justice

    Patricia Sullivan talked about Robert Kennedy and the civil rights movement of the 1960s. She spoke about his early encounters with racism and the evolution of his politics and…

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    Book Discussion on The Lives of Erich Fromm

    Lawrence Friedman talked about his book, The Lives of Erich Fromm: Love’s Prophet, in which he chronicles the life and work of humanist philosopher and Amnesty International…

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    Journalism and Social Media

    Chris Hughes discussed digital journalism and trends in social media. The co-founder of Facebook, he recently purchased The New Republic. He talked about his vision for the company and…

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    2012 Presidential Debate Moderators

    Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the debates, and the impact the debates had on the 2012 election. Among the issues they…

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    Gene Sperling Remarks

    Gene Sperling talked about the fiscal cliff, emphasizing the Obama administration’s position in favor of higher taxes for the wealthy. Mr. Sperling said the administration…

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    Federal Government, Innovation and the U.S. Economy

    Panelests talked about the government’s role in spurring innovation. Topics included what innovation is and the different types, U.S. global competitiveness, and the…

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    Universities, Innovation, and the Economy

    Drew Faust talked about the ways education and innovation can benefit the U.S. economy. She answered questions from Neera Tanden on investment in primary and secondary education…

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    Ted Koppel on Democracy and the Press

    Former ABC News reporter and anchor Ted Koppel talked about the state of network news and news consumption, and how the Internet have affected the quality of reporting. He was…

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    Charles Haldeman Remarks on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    Charles E. Haldeman talked about the housing market and the state of the economy. Ed Haldeman became the chief executive officer of Freddie Mac after it was placed in conservatorship…

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    Racial Bias in the Legal System

    Legal scholars talked about their book on racial bias and stereotype, for which each of them wrote a chapter. Topics ranged from tax policy and discrimination against Native Americans…

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    History of Women at Harvard

    Historian Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz talked about the evolution of Harvard University’s relationship with women, from the university’s founding 375 years ago, when Harvard…

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    African Americans and the Civil War

    Harvard University Professor John Stauffer talks about African Americans and the Civil War. He examines Abraham Lincoln’s first inaugural address, focusing on the…

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    Tawakkol Karman on Unrest in the Arab World

    Nobel Laureate Tawakkol Karman spoke about political unrest and violence in North Africa and the Middle, often referred to the “Arab Spring.” She talked about her experiences…

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