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    Attorney General Eric Holder on National Security

    Attorney General Eric Holder explained the Obama administration’s legal justification for killing an American-born al-Qaida operative in Yemen. In his speech he said the decision…

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    Early Women's Movement

    Kathryn Burns-Howard lectured on societal changes in the first half of the 19th century in this lecture of a compressed summer history course at Northwestern University. She included…

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    Book Discussion on The Assassination of Fred Hampton

    Jeffrey Haas talked about his book The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther (Lawrence Hill Books; November 1, 2009). On December 4,…

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    A Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about her early days as a law clerk, her advice to law students, and her judicial philosophy. Topics included continuing importance of…

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    Book Discussion on Mission and Money

    Burton Weisbrod spoke about the book he co-authored, Mission and Money: Understanding the University (Cambridge University Press, 2008). It is an examination of the entire higher education…

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    Book Discussion on Hezbollah

    Augustus Richard Norton talked about his book, Hezbollah, published by the Princeton University Press. In his book Mr. Norton examines the rise and impact of Hezbollah, from its…

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    Airline Industry

    David Neeleman talked about his company Jetblue Airways and the company’s Bill of Rights for customers. He also responded to questions.

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    Role of the Chief Justice

    Chief Justice Roberts delivered a lecture to the Northwestern University law community at Thorne Auditorium. Topics included the history of several former chief justices. He…

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    Book Discussion on Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change

    Mr. Kinzer talked about his book Overthrow : America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq, published by Times Books. He discussed the U.S.'s long history of regime…

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    Hurricane Katrina - Journalists As First Responders

    As part of the 2005 Conference titled, “The Long Hard Slog: Covering the Iraq War at Home and Abroad,” Mr. Christenson moderated a panel on the role of journalists as first…

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    Is the Media Telling the Whole Truth in Iraq?

    As part of the 2005 conference titled “The Long Hard Slog: Covering the Iraq War at Home and Abroad,” Mr. Peterse moderated a panel on whether the media is telling the…

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    Book Discussion on The United States Supreme Court: The Pursuit of Justice

    Inside the Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Christopher Tomlins talked about his book The United States Supreme Court: The Pursuit of Justice, published by. Houghton Mifflin. The book…

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    Book Discussion on Creation of the Media

    Professor Starr visited Northwestern University’s School of Communication to talk about his book The Creation of the Media, published by Basic Books. In the book, he gives a…

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    Ten Years After Rwandan Genocide

    On the tenth anniversary of the beginning of the genocide in Rwanda panels discussed the history of the genocide, the role of the media and the policies of the U.S. and the U.N.,…

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    State of the Airline Industry

    Mr. Needleman spoke about innovations in the airline industry and the business model and operations of Jetblue. Among the issues he addressed were personnel management, employee…

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    Credible Financial Disclosures

    Mr. Volcker talked about corporate responsibility and disclosures of earnings reports. Among the topics he addressed were recent business scandals involving improper financial…

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    Book Discussion on Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health

    Ms. Garrett was interviewed about her book Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health, published by Hyperion. The book examines the failure of public-health systems…

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    Northwestern University Law School Commencement

    Ms. Reno spoke about the problems of crime in the U.S. She focused on family life, especially the first years of life, as being the most important area to work on to reduce crime.…

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    Book Discussion on Rattling the Cage

    Panel members discussed animal rights particularly concerning Professor Wise’s book Rattling the Cage: Towards Legal Rights for Animals, published by Perseus. The author argues…

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