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    Book Discussion on Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan

    Panelists commemorated the 30th anniversary of the assassination attempt on President Reagan on March 30, 1981. He was shot by John Hinckley, Jr., as he left a lunch-time event at the…

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    Secretary Clinton Remarks on Internet Freedom

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton outlined new Obama administration policies on Internet freedom. In her remarks she addressed the dispute between Google and China over…

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    Civil War Political Cartoons

    Historians discussed insights into what Americans thought about the Civil War and how they participated in the politics of the day that are revealed by magazine and newspaper…

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    Book Discussion on The Heart and the Fist

    Eric Greitens talked about his life as a warrior and a humanitarian. After receiving a Ph.D. as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, Eric Greitens joined the Navy SEALs in 2001. As…

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    Book Discussion on Tears of a Clown

    Dana Milbank, syndicated columnist with the Washington Post, presents his criticisms of Fox News host, Glenn Beck. Mr. Milbank argues that Mr. Beck is not an ideologue but…

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    Bill Gates on Education

    Bill Gates talked about the work of the Gates Foundation in higher education. He stressed the importance of education and the need for government funding. He said that the current…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Day 2

    Vice President Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner, and former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf were interviewed at the Washington Ideas Forum, an annual event analyzing the previous…

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    The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Lincoln scholar James L. Swanson presented a dramatic retelling of the events of April 14, 1865, when assassin John Wilkes Booth shot President Abraham Lincoln while the president was…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Day 2, Morning Session

    Journalists, business leaders, and public leaders were interviewed at the Washington Ideas Forum. This portion includes the president of Starbucks, Katie Couric, and Supreme Court…

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    Francis Collins at the Washington Ideas Forum

    Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), spoke about the future of the NIH and the impact of sequestration on science research funding. Topics included…

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    Religion in the 1960 Presidential Campaign

    A panel discussion marked the 50th anniversary of the 1960 presidential campaign, won by then-Senator John F. Kennedy over then-Vice President Richard Nixon. The panelists talked about…

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    JFK Remembered by Veteran Broadcasters

    Journalists Tom Brokaw and Nick Clooney shared their memories of the Kennedy presidency in a program commemorating the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s famous Jun 10, 1963…

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    General Petraeus on Operations in Afghanistan

    General David Petraeus, who was in Washington D.C., for the week to testify before Congress, talked about the status of the war in Afghanistan. During the interview he talked about the…

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    Media Coverage of Hurricane Katrina

    Newspaper and television reporters talked about news coverage Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent flooding in New Orleans. Following their remarks they answered questions from the…

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    Media Coverage of the Civil Rights Movement

    Veteran journalists talked in detail about their experiences in the South during the civil rights movement. Topics included the nation-wide effects of the movement, the influence of…

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    Richard Holbrooke Remarks

    Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke said that a U.S. presence must remain in Afghanistan after military actions have ended. He spoke after New York…

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    Political Cartoons and Campaign 2012

    Editorial cartoonists spoke about their work and the 2012 presidential campaign a material for their art. They responded to questions from the audience and displayed several examples…

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    Newseum Dedication Ceremony

    A dedication ceremony was held for the new Newseum facility in Washington, D.C.

    The ceremony in the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater included a performance by the U.S. Marine Band and…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Day 1, Part 1

    White House officials, journalists, and business leaders spoke about a wide range of issues including broadcast network news, the Obama administration’s record, the economy, the 2012…

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    Journalists Memorial Rededication Ceremony

    Richard Engel spoke at a Newseum rededication ceremony for its Journalists Memorial. He talked about his abduction and rescue while reporting from Syria in 2012, and why he works as a…

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