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    Recovering Wasted Food

    Food activists talked about hunger and wasted food in the U.S., and their efforts to increase food recovery. Speakers included the former president of Trader Joe’s who opened a…

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    Food as a Human Right

    Two justice advocates and authors talked about food justice and the basic human right to healthy food both in the U.S. and around the world. Topics included the role of corporations…

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    Book Discussion on The Future of Violence

    Benjamin Wittes and Gabriella Blum talked about their book, The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs, Hackers and Drones-Confronting A New Age of Threat, about the threats we may face in…

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    Eric Cantor on Political Decision-Making

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) talked about the challenges of long-term political decision-making. He discussed immigration, the economic stimulus bill passed in 2009,…

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    Internet Policy and Startups

    Panelists talked about the impact of Internet policies on startup companies.  “Your Next Big Startup Idea: Why Internet Policy Matters” was a panel at an Internet policy…

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    Government and the Internet

    Panelists talked about government policies and their effects on the Internet. Panelists included representatives from Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Yelp, TripAdvisor, and eBay, as well as…

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    Politics and Humor with Seth Rogen

    Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and Lizz Winstead spoke with Harvard Lampoon President Alexis Wilkinson about politics and humor. Clips of their work were shown. Topics discussed…

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    Panel Discussion on Housing for Older Americans

    Panelists talked about the public and private sector roles for meeting the housing needs of a growing senior populations. Speakers included Assistant Health and Human Services…

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    Chris Herbert on Housing for Older Americans

    Chris Herbert talked about the housing needs of senior citizens and released a report from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, Housing America’s Older Adults:…

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    Henry Cisneros on Housing for Older Americans

    Henry Cisneros talked about the housing needs of seniors, as well as a report released by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies which examined this issue. He shared a personal…

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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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    Stokely Carmichael and American Democracy in the 1960s

    Professor John Stauffer and Professor Peniel Joseph talked about Black Power icon Stokely Carmichael.

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