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    State of the Economy

    John C. Williams spoke about the state of the economy and prospects for economic growth and recovery. In his remarks he said he expected the economy would improve despite fears of…

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    Book Discussion on Extraordinary, Ordinary People

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talked about her childhood in Birmingham, Alabama, in the 1960s and profiled her parents, John and Angelena Rice. Ms. Rice discussed her…

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    Janet Yellen Remarks on U.S. Economic Outlook

    Janet Yellen, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, spoke about the U.S. economy. In her remarks she said she does not believe government efforts to stimulate the…

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    Mortgage and Housing Market

    Kenneth Lewis talked about housing foreclosures. Topics included the state of the economy and the housing markets, what to expect in the near future, and what can be done to help…

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    Future of Technology

    Anne Mulcahy talked about American innovation and competitiveness. Among the topics she raised were adapting to new business markets, the role technology in shaping the economy, and…

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    Book Discussion on The Squandering of America

    Robert Kuttner talked about his book The Squandering of America: How the Failure of Our Politics Endangers Our Prosperity, published by Knopf. In his book Mr. Kuttner explores the…

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    Issues Facing States

    Governor Sebelius talked about federal-state issues such as bipartisanship and difficulties with the new Medicare prescription plan. She focused on National Guard and military reserve…

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    Driving Success in the Digital Age

    At a Town Hall Meeting, Mr. Parsons spoke about future business models for media conglomerates. He addressed comments by investor Carl Icahn that Time Warner was “terribly…

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    Troop Deployment in Iraq

    Senator Feingold spoke about military operations in Iraq and efforts to combat terrorism. He said that the president should set a timetable for troop withdrawal from Iraq. Senator…

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    Wal-Mart's Business Practices

    Mr. Scott spoke about Wal-Mart’s business practices and the political and cultural opposition his company has faced by many city commissions and citizen groups that opposed to…

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    FBI Intelligence Reform

    Mr. Mueller spoke about efforts to reform the intelligence community and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s role in the war on terror. He spoke about the nature of the…

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    Civic Engagement and Citizens' Responsibilities

    Ms. Rimel talked about the importance of civic engagement. In particular, she said that she and audience members who have been blessed with tremendous resources and opportunities…

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    Governor Davis Town Hall Meeting

    Governor Davis answered questions from and audience outside the NBC studios in Burbank, CA. He talked about the economy, taxes, and his record as governor.

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    America and the Courts: Ninth Circuit

    Two U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judges, Judge Kozinski and Judge Reinhardt, talked about their experiences on the court. The judges were appointed by presidents Reagan and…

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    Middle East Peace Process

    Ms. Rice talked about the Middle East peace process and obstacles to peace in the region. Among the issues she addressed were the proposed “road map” to peace,…

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    Corporate Accountability

    Mr. DiPiazza spoke about corporate accountability, business accounting, the impact of recent financial scandals on business, and reforming the accounting systems. He also talked…

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    History of West Point in U.S. Wars

    Lt. General Lennox detailed West Point’s history in the nation’s wars, and the role the Academy will play in the war on terrorism. He emphasized the policies and…

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    Education and Volunteerism

    Mrs. Bush spoke about the American spirit in the aftermath of terrorist attacks on the U.S., their importance of volunteer efforts, and early childhood education.

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    California Energy Policy

    Ms. Lynch talked about the California shortage, the state of the utility industry, industry regulation, and future challenges for the industry. Following her remarks she answered…

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    Book Discussion on The American Dream

    The American Dream by Dan Rather Dan Rather Mr. Rather discusses his book The American Dream: Stories From the Heart of Our Nation, published by William Morrow. The book is a…

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