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    Book Discussion on Proud To Be Right

    Jonah Goldberg, editor at large of National Review Online, presents a collection of writers who opine on the ideological affiliations of the upcoming generation of…

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    Book Discussion on Disconnect

    Devra Davis presented her book Disconnect: The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation, What the Industry Has Done to Hide It, and How to Protect Your Family, published that day by…

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    Reading of the U.S. Constitution

    In celebration of Constitution Day, dignitaries and faculty and students of Georgetown University participate in a dramatic reading of the U.S. Constitution, which was signed on September…

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    Sex, Art and American Culture

    Professor Paglia discussed topics from her book, Sex, Art and American Culture, and from her academic work in the Humanities.

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    Social Enterprise and Social Movements

    Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of social movements to create change. He called on students to focus their energies on…

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    Energy and Foreign Policy

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about the role of energy in U.S. diplomacy and foreign policy. Secretary Clinton said that “energy cuts across the entirety of U.S.…

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    Muslim Brotherhood and Egyptian Politics

    A delegation of representatives from the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) spoke about the FJP’s vision for Egypt and a recent announcement that…

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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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    Labor, the Left and Progressives in the Obama Era

    Georgetown’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor, in association with Dissent, The Nation, and The American Prospect, hosted a forum about national politics,…

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    Future of American Democracy

    Mayors Alex Morse (Holyoke, Massachusetts) and Svante Myrick (Ithaca, New York) talked about important questions from their perspective as two of the youngest elected officials in the…

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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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    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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    Ken Starr Investigation of President Clinton

    Participants spoke about the special counsel investigation of President Clinton and the subsequent impeachment and Senate trial for his affair with Monica Lewinsky. The discussion…

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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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    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 Sebelius Remarks on Public Service

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke at an awards ceremony for Georgetown graduate students in the university’s public policy school, despite her invitation…

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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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    Book Discussion on Blue Collar Intellectuals

    Daniel Flynn looked back at a time in the U.S. when the general population was interested in high culture and intellectuals were as important to popular culture as entertainers…

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    Book Discussion on Saddam Hussein's Ba'th Party: Inside an Authoritarian Regime

    Joseph Sassoon presented his history of Saddam Hussein’s regime using internal documents and recordings captured by coalition forces after the 2003 invasion. He used some slides…

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    National Security in the 21st Century

    Former national security advisers talked about their roles in advising the president and U.S. national security strategies in a changing global security environment. Among the topics…

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