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    Justices Scalia and Ginsburg on the First Amendment and Freedom

    Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about their views of the First Amendment and the origins and contemporary meanings of freedom. They were also asked questions…

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    Thomas Friedman on National Security and Freedom

    Thomas Friedman discussed freedom in an interview by Marvin Kalb. Topics included the intersection of national security and freedom in the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations…

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    50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

    Participants who were part of the early 1960s civil rights movement talked about the 1963 March on Washington, when Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream”…

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    College Affordability

    House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) held a question and answer session about college affordability at the Stamp Student Union of the University of Maryland, College Park. Topics…

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    Financial Regulatory Reform

    Aaron Klein talked about financial regulatory reform. He described his experiences as the chief economist of the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee and gave a…

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    2012 Presidential Debate Moderators

    Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the debates, and the impact the debates had on the 2012 election. Among the issues they…

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    1768 British Occupation of Colonial Boston

    History professor Richard Bell, in his class at the University of Maryland, described the tension in Boston between British troops and the colonists, and Britain’s efforts to reassert…

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    Ted Koppel on Democracy and the Press

    Former ABC News reporter and anchor Ted Koppel talked about the state of network news and news consumption, and how the Internet have affected the quality of reporting. He was…

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    Birthright Citizenship in U.S. History

    A panel of professors looks at the history of the 14th amendment and its grant of birthright citizenship, and how that has affected different ethnic groups, including Native Americans, and…

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    Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment

    Next on American History TV, a panel of professors looks at the history behind the 14th Amendment and its grant of birthright citizenship. Topics include what constituted citizenship…

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    U.S. Policy in the Middle East

    Former National Security Advisers Zbigniew Brzezinski and Stephen Hadley talked about changes in U.S. Middle East policy since they served in the White House.

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    Monetary Policy and Job Creation

    Sarah Raskin spoke about the future of unemployment and the Federal Reserve’s work to keep interest rates low in order to improve employment rates.

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    Experiences in Extremist Groups

    Former radicals discussed lessons learned during their participation in, and emergence from, various extremist movements. They spoke about what led them to violence, why people are…

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    State of U.S. Safety Ten Years After September 11, 2001

    Peter Bergen and Daveed Gartenstein-Ross debated the question of whether the United States is safer in the present than before September 11, 2001. They talked about lessons learned from the…

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    Senator Joe Lieberman Remarks on Homeland Security

    Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT) talked about the state of U.S. homeland security. He commended the accomplishments of the Bush and Obama administration’s counterterrorism efforts in…

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    State and Local Terrorism Deterrence Efforts

    Counterterrorism and mental health experts discussed combating terrorism through deterrence and building strong, interconnected communities. They also talked about strategies to…

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    Lessons Learned Since the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001

    Following introductory and welcoming remarks at a symposium on terrorism in the decade since September 11, 2001, panelists talked about the radicalization of Americans, terrorist…

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    Budget Deficit and National Debt Reduction

    A panel of former Congressional Budget Office directors talked about federal budget deficits and the national debt. Among the topics they addressed were efforts to raise the debt…

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    Camp David Accords 20th Anniversary

    The 20th anniversary of the Camp David Peace Accords was marked by a forum at the University of Maryland. Former President Carter, who brought Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and…

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    Middle East Peace Process

    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright talked her past involvement in the Middle East peace process and the current state of negotiations between the Israelis and…

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