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    Book Discussion on Haiti After the Earthquake

    Paul Farmer talked about the devastation caused by the January 12, 2010, earthquake in Haiti and took a critical look at the aid agencies which had been working there…

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    Book Discussion on Building Social Business

    Muhammad Yunus talked about his efforts to expand “social business” around the world.  Mr. Yunus argues that the profit-making power of capitalism can be harnessed to…

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    Citizenship Conference

    Leaders from throughout the country gathered for an annual forum to discuss the nation’s civic health. Justice Kennedy was presented with the Conference’s Franklin Award…

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    Public Discourse Project Report

    The 9/11 Public Discourse Project, the nonprofit successor organization to the 9/11 Commission, released a report on homeland security and emergency preparedness. They assessed various…

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    Homeland Security Department Future

    Secretary Chertoff talks about plans to reorganize the department and the future agenda of the Department of Homeland Security. Among the issues he addressed were information gathering…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    Moderated by Mr. Downie, the annual roundtable of Washington Post correspondents discussed U.S. foreign policy. Ms. Constable talked about her experiences covering the…

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    Homeland Security Department Anniversary

    Following an introduction by Secretary Ridge, President Bush addressed a crowd at the Ronald Reagan building on the first anniversary of the creation of the Department of Homeland…

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    International Airline Security

    Secretary Ridge announced that foreign flights to the U.S. would be required to carry U.S. Air Marshals to improve airline security in the U.S. The announcement came after renewed terrorist…

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    Tribute to Margaret Thatcher

    The Heritage Foundation presented its annual Clare Boothe Luce Award to Lady Margaret Thatcher, former prime minister of the United Kingdom, 1979-1990. Vice President Cheney paid tribute to…

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    American Patriot Award Ceremony

    The American Patriot Award was presented to former President Bush for his service as commander-in-chief.

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    Award Banquet

    Speaker Hastert was presented with the Wheaton College alumnus of the year award and honored for his service to America.

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    New York Times Washington Literary Lunch

    Authors talked about the craft of writing and how and why they chose subject material. They also spoke about their experiences in writing their books. Following their remarks they…

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    Euro-Atlantic Council Opening Remarks

    Secretary-General Solana and President Clinton discussed the partnership of the countries in the Euro-Atlantic council. They stressed that these ties must be strengthened to help bring…

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    NATO 50th Anniversary Remarks

    As NATO leaders gathered telephone lines were open for audience comment. Secretary Solana and President Clinton then said that NATO would provide relief for nations bordering…

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    Open Phones

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    NATO Summit News Conference

    Secretary-General Solana briefed reporters on the progress of the NATO summit saying that member countries had agreed to a new mission which broadened the idea of collective security to…

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    NATO Anniversary Preparations

    Outside the Mellon Auditorium scenes were shown of preparations for the NATO 50th Anniversary summit.

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    NATO Summit Opening Remarks

    After NATO leaders gathered for the 50th anniversary summit Secretary-General Solana opened the summit. Most of his words are inaudible over the French translation. President…

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    NATO 50th Anniversary Preparations

    Scenes were shown of the preparation for the NATO 50th Anniversary summit.

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    Opening of NATO Plenary Session

    Secretary-General Solana and President Clinton discussed the NATO 50th Anniversary summit. They focused on the summit as a time to reflect on the past and prepare for the…

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