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    Press Freedom Versus National Security

    News editors talked about achieving a balance between press freedom and the public’s right to know versus and national security. Some of the specific topics they discussed were…

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    The Press, the Government, and National Security

    After welcoming remarks by John Darnton, New York Times reporter James Risen talked about the issue of the relationship between the press, the government, and national security. He…

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    Media Coverage of National Security

    Panelists discussed the difficulties reporters face covering national aecurity issues because of the impact of government actions on confidential sources and reporting techniques. Bob…

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    Media Shield Laws

    Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), co-sponsor of the Free Flow of Information Act, talked about the proposed national shield law that would protect journalists from prosecution for protecting…

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    Edward Snowden Revelations Panel

    The three journalists who were chosen by Edward Snowden to receive top-secret National Security Agency (NSA) files were interviewed. They all appeared via Skype from foreign countries…

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    Book Discussion on Lethal But Legal

    Nicholas Freudenberg talked about his book, Lethal But Legal: Corporations, Consumption, and Protecting Public Health, in which he argues that the food, tobacco, alcohol, pharmaceutical,…

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    Lady Bird Johnson and the Kennedy Assassination

    Historian Betty Caroli spoke about Lady Bird Johnson and her role during and immediately following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

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    Scholarship of Historian and Author David Reynolds

    A panel examines the historical scholarship of David Reynolds, author of biographies of John Brown and Walt Whitman and histories of the mid-19th century. The panelists include…

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    Book Discussion on The Right to Stay Home

    Former United Farm Workers organizer David Bacon talked about his book, The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration, in which he profiles Mexican workers in Mexico and…

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    Book Discussion on The Art of Controversy

    Victor Navasky spoke about his book, The Art of Controversy, in which he presents his thoughts on the power of political cartoons. In his book, the author examines the works of several…

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    Panel Discussion on If Mayors Ruled the World

    Benjamin Barber talked about his book, If Mayors Ruled the World, in which he examined public policy and problem-solving efforts at the municipal level. He argued that more should be…

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    Politics and Economics in the 1970s

    This week, history professor Judith Stein teaches a graduate-level seminar on politics and economics in the 1970s. Professor Stein examines the 1974 resignation of President Nixon and Jimmy…

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    Book Discussion on The Madame Curie Complex

    Julie Des Jardins talked about the many contributions that women have made to science. She talked about the work of Jane Goodall, Rosalind Franklin, Rosalyn Yalow, Barbara McClintock,…

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    Book Discussion on Darwin's Universe: Evolution from A to Z

    From the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City, Richard Milner presented his one-man show on the history of evolution.  During the program Mr. Milner talked and sang songs about…

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    Book Discussion on Dorothea Lange

    Linda Gordon talked about her book Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits (W.W. Norton & Company; October 19, 2009). In her book she recalls the life of documentary photographer Dorothea…

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    Robert Caro on Writing Biographies

    Robert Caro delivered the 2009 Leon Levy Biography Lecture. He presented his thoughts on giving the reader a sense of the setting of the action in a biography. He talked about how…

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    Book Discussion on Counterpoints

    Roger Kimball talked about the book he co-edited with Hilton Kramer, Counterpoints: 25 Years of “The New Criterion” on Culture and the Arts, published by Ivan R.…

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    Women\'s Forum on Iraq War

    Panelists spoke about women’s issues and the military operations in Iraq. Topics included loss of civil liberties, mistreatment of prisoners, and the effect of war on…

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    Conflict in Iraq

    Panelists spoke about various issues relating to the military operations in Iraq. Topics included quality of life in Iraq, prisoner treatment, counter-recruitment efforts, minorities…

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    Costs of Iraq Conflict

    Following welcoming comments to a conference titled “The War in Iraq: Four Years Later - Where did we come from?  Where are we going? Where should we be? - A…

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