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    Bill Clinton on Public Policy

    Bill Clinton talked about approaches to public policy that he believes can improve people’s lives. This was the second of a series of lectures on the people and events that…

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    Justice Sotomayor on Supreme Court and Constitutional Law

    Justice Sonia Sotomayor talked about her career as a prosecutor, district judge, appellate judge, and Supreme Court justice. She stressed the importance of relationships and public…

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    Jews in the Progressive Era

    Georgetown University Professor Jonathan Ray talked about the lives of American Jews in the Progressive Era, including questions about Jewish assimilation into the wider American…

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    Helping War Veterans

    Panelists talked about efforts to help the reintegration of returning war veterans. The event included opening remarks by Colonel Rich Morales, executive director of the White…

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    Women's Sports and Title IX

    Georgetown University professor Bonnie Morris talked about discrimination against women in sports and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX prohibits discrimination on the…

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    Panel Discussion on Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores

    The day before the U.S. Supreme Court was to hear oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, attorneys and legal scholars debated the facts of the case, the potential outcome, and…

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    Discussion on Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores

    The day before the U.S. Supreme Court was to hear oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, attorneys Ken Starr and Alan Dershowitz debated the case on the Affordable Care…

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    Book Discussion on Qatar

    Mehran Kamrava talked about his book, Qatar: Small State, Big Politics, in which he looks at the the outsized influence of Qatar in world. In his book, he argues that unlike other…

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    Implementation of the Affordable Care Act Panel Discussion

    Health policy experts discussed the implementation of the health care law. The speakers talked about the latest reports on problems with the part of the HealthCare.gov insurance…

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    Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

    White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough talked about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. He apologized for the problems with the HealthCare.gov Web site for health…

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    Susan Rice on Asia-Pacific Relations

    Susan Rice outlined the future of U.S. policies in the Asia-Pacific region. She also talked about negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program.

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    Warren Buffett on Philanthropy and the Economy

    Warren Buffett talked about philanthropy and the economy. He was interviewed by Bank of America chief executive officer Brian Moynihan and also answered questions from audience…

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    President Obama's Second Term Agenda

    Political analysts talked about how President Obama’s second time might shape his legacy. They discussed some of the major issues of his first term, including the health care law…

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    Culture and Society in the 1920s

    Michael Kazin talked about culture and society in the 1920s. He spoke about Prohibition and the exploits of the gangster Al Capone, who eventually went to prison on tax evasion charges, the…

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    Former President Bill Clinton Remarks on His Career

    Former President Bill Clinton gave the first of a series of lectures on the people and events that shaped his career. He spoke at Georgetown University, where he graduated from the…

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    Secretary Panetta on Defense Priorities

    Secretary Leon Panetta talked about defense priorities. He focused on the threat of cyber attacks and emphasized the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration, saying they would…

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    Luis CdeBaca at Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium

    Ambassador Luis CdeBaca, ambassador at large for the State Department’s U.S. Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, spoke about human trafficking. This was part of the…

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    Alice Hill at Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium

    Alice Hill, senior counselor to the secretary of homeland security, spoke about human trafficking. This was part of the “Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium: Transforming the…

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    Mira Sorvino at Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium

    Actress Mira Sorvino, a United Nations goodwill ambassador on human trafficking, spoke about her experiences, the changes in perceptions of human trafficking, and problems in the treatment…

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    Panel on Human Trafficking Prevention and Prosecution

    Officials from various government departments spoke about human trafficking. Panelists agreed that the chief aid in fighting human trafficking is through partnering with other federal…

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