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    Sexual Freedom in the 1950s

    John Bodnar talks about the idea of “sexual freedom” in the 1950s and the beginning of dissent against Cold War-era moral values. Professor Bodnar talked about how American…

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    Feminism and 1960-1970s Popular Music

    Indiana University history professor Michael McGerr talked about women and feminism in 1960-1970s popular music. This class was from his course titled “Rock, Hip Hop and…

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    Ku Klux Klan in 1920s America

    Indiana University professor James Madison talked about the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) of the 1920s, which was made up of white Protestants from different social economic levels that were drawn…

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    Book Discussion on Race-Baiter

    Eric Deggans talked about his book, Race-Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation, in which he argues that the media has fractured into ever-smaller divisions…

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    Seymour Hersh on Investigative Journalism

    Seymour Hersh spoke about investigative journalism. In his remarks he talked about his experiences as a journalist, including writing about the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam…

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    Japanese-American Internment in World War II

    Professor Ellen Wu showed some slides as she lectured on Japanese-American internment in the United States during World War II.

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    First Encounters in the Americas

    Professor Christina Snyder lectured on the intersection of U.S. and Native American experiences. In this class for the “Natives and Newcomers in Early America” course she…

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    Jenna Bush Remarks

    Jenna Bush Hager spoke to students about her memories of life in the White House during her father and grandfather’s presidencies. She also talked about teaching in Washington,…

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    Indiana 9th Congressional District Debate

    Candidates for Indiana’s 9th Congressional District Representative Baron Hill (D), Todd Young (R), and Greg Knott (L) debated various issues.

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    Energy and Climate Legislation

    Participants spoke about federal government efforts to shape and pass comprehensive energy and climate legislation. Among the topics they addressed were potential changes in energy…

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    Indiana University Commencement Address

    Will Shortz spoke to the graduating students of Indiana University (IU) in Assembly Hall. In his speech, Mr. Shortz delivered a quiz in which graduating seniors guessed the majors…

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    Media and Congress

    The panelists examined the role of Congress and its relationship with the media in the second of a two-part series co-sponsored with the Center on Congress. Topics included news as…

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    The Fairness Doctrine and Media Bias

    In the first of a two-part series on the media and Congress, media analysts talked about the Federal Communications Policy known as the Fairness Doctrine, which was repealed in 1987. Topics…

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    Congress and the Media

    Participants talked about media coverage of Congress and the legislative process. Among the topics they addressed were changes in methods of coverage, the different challenges of…

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    Civic Involvement

    The panelists discussed how citizens can become involved in decision-making in their communities. They described individual roles and characteristics. They also answered questions…

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    Indiana University Commencement

    Mr. Enberg, who had received a Ph.D. from Indiana University, spoke to graduates about achieving success and the power of kindness.

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    The Role of Congress

    Former Senate Majority Leader Dole and former Representative Hamilton (D-IN) discussed the complexities of Congress and talked about their experiences there. They described their early…

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    Future of Technology

    Mr. Gates talked with students about the impact of computers and the Internet on our future lives. He discussed the world wide web as the world’s largest market place and…

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    U.S.-Russia Relations

    Following prepared remarks about U.S. foreign policies and U.S.-Russia relations, Secretary Christopher answered questions from the audience. In May, President Clinton will travel to…

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