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    President Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Panelists talked about the relationship between President Lyndon Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr. The panel, “LBJ and MLK: Fulfilling a Promise, Realizing a Dream,” took…

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    Sports and Race

    Bill Russell and Jim Brown talked about changes in professional sports in the decades since the Civil Rights Movement. They spoke about their struggles for respect throughout their…

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    University of Texas at Austin Commencement Address

    Admiral William McRaven gave the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on the Main Mall. Admiral McRaven was a member of the Naval…

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    Music and Social Consciousness

    Panelists talked about music as a catalyst for social change. They spoke at a civil rights summit that took place from April 8-10, 2014 at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in…

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    Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement

    Julian Bond, Andrew Young and Representative John Lewis talked about their roles in the Civil Rights Movement. The men were key players in many of the Movement’s most memorable…

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    Social Change and Equality

    Panelists talked about ways to empower the disadvantaged in society and enact social change and equality. Speakers included journalist and author Maria Shriver, former professional…

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    Immigration Policy and Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about the issue of immigration as it relates to civil rights, border security, politics, and the economy. They also discussed immigration legislation in Congress and…

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    Same-Sex Marriage and Civil Rights

    Attorneys David Boies and Ted Olson talked about same-sex marriage and civil rights. They compared the civil rights movement of the 1960's with the gay rights movement and assessed…

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    Jimmy Carter at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Jimmy Carter gave the closing address on the first day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014…

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    George W. Bush at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President George W. Bush gave the closing remarks at a three-day Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th…

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    Bill Clinton at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Bill Clinton gave the closing address on the second day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin,…

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    President Obama at Civil Rights Summit

    President Barack Obama gave the keynote address at a three-day Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary…

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    The Private Lyndon Baines Johnson

    Harry Middleton and Robert Hardesty, former speechwriters for President Lyndon Johnson, talked about personal conversations and private moments they shared with the former…

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    President Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation

    George Forgie talked about the evolution of President Abraham Lincoln’s views on slavery, and the political and legal factors Lincoln considered before issuing the Emancipation…

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    An Evening with David and Julie Eisenhower

    David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower famously met as children at the 1957 inauguration of his grandfather - President Dwight D. Eisenhower - and her father, Vice President Richard…

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    Book Discussion on How to Run the World

    Parag Khanna argues that the modern era resembles the Middle Ages in terms of international relations. He says that it is possible to usher in a new Age of Enlightenment if we take…

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    Age of Titans Panel

    Authors talked about the moment in American history when a recognizably modern America first took shape. Cheryl Snay moderated. The panelists also responded to questions from…

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    Role of the Media in Covering National Security Issues

    Panelists talked about the role of the media in covering national security issues. Among the topics they addressed were sourcing, presentation of classified or sensitive material,…

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    The Post-Guantanamo Era

    A panel discussion was held of the legal and policy issues raised by the Guantanamo Bay detainees as the Obama administration begins to reform the government’s approach to military…

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    The Post-Guantanamo Era

    A panel discussion was held of the legal and policy issues raised by Guantanamo as the Obama administration begins to reform the government’s approach to military detention in general…

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