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    Book Discussion on Health Care For Some

    Beatrix Hoffman, professor and chair of the history department at Northern Illinois University, spoke about the history of the American health care system. She focused on why the…

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    Remembering Richard Nixon

    President Nixon’s son-in-law, Edward Cox, was introduced to Americans during his much-publicized 1971 White House wedding to Tricia Nixon. Mr. Cox campaigned extensively for…

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    President Obama and Ancient History

    At a conference on the influence of Ancient Greek and Roman history on the U.S. presidency, scholars spoke about U.S. foreign policy and the Obama administration in relation to the history…

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    President Obama and Ancient Leaders

    At a conference on the influence of Ancient Greek and Roman history on the U.S. presidency, Professor Thornton talked about the Obama Administration’s foreign policy goals. Among…

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    President Obama and the Lessons of Antiquity

    Panelists participated in a discussion titled, “President Barack Obama and the Lessons of Antiquity.” Jeremy McInerny spoke on the lessons of war from Thuycides. Tracy Lee…

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    Michigan Senate Debate

    Incumbent Senator Carl Levin debated Republican challenger Jack Hoogendyk at Grand Valley State University. The debate was aired live on Michigan’s public television stations.…

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    Religion and the Presidency: 2004 Election

    The panelists talked about feelings about values and ethics that affected the 2004 presidential election. Topics included the variety of Catholic beliefs and votes, differences between…

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    Religion and Presidency: Modern Presidents, 2

    Political science professors talked about the impact of religion on modern Presidents Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and Bill Clinton, including their religious practices, such as church…

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    Religion and the Presidency: George W. Bush

    The panelists talked about the impact of religion on President George W. Bush, including the fact that faith gave him courage. He was probably re-elected because so many religious…

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    Religion and Presidency: Modern Presidents, 1

    In a forum on religion and the presidency, the panelists focused on the modern presidents from Harry Truman to John Kennedy. After their presentations they answered audience members'…

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    Religion and the Presidency: Early Presidents

    The speakers focused on the early U.S. presidents and the effect of religion on their presidencies. President Washington was referred to as a Deist. President Jefferson was…

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    Considering the Bush Presidency Panel

    Panelists talked about Considering the Bush Presidency, co-edited by Gary Gregg and Mark Rozell. The book, published by Oxford University Press, was the first scholarly review and…

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    Book Discussion on Considering the Bush Presidency

    Mr. Gregg talked about his book, Considering the Bush Presidency, which he co-edited with Mark Rozell. The book, published by Oxford University Press, is the first scholarly…

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    Michigan Senate Debate

    In front of an audience at Grand Valley State University, the candidates debated various issues, including Iraq, reliance on opinion polls, the economy, trade, agriculture, education,…

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    Supreme Court Issues

    Justice Stevens talked about his nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Ford in 1975 and about his tenure on the court. Following his prepared remarks, he took questions…

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