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    Bill Burton on the Presidency of Barack Obama

    Students from the Washington Center and George Mason University in Virginia participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. The topic for the week’s class was…

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    Peter Wehner on the Presidency of George W. Bush

    Students from the Washington Center, and George Mason University in Virginia, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Peter Wehner, a former deputy assistant to the…

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    Carl Bernstein on the Watergate Investigation

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class, "Watergate: 40 Years…

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    Mark Halperin on the 2008 Election

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class.  …

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    Race and Politics in America

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class.  …

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    The Presidential Message

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning…

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    Washington Classroom with Craig Shirley

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class.  …

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    Journalism in the 21st Century

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class.  Harvard…

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    Congress and the Republican Party

    Former Representative Connie Morella (R-MD) talked about Congress and the Republican Party. Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue…

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    Washington Classroom with Ruth Marcus

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class.  …

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    Justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court and the Constitution

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was interviewed by Pete Williams and responded to questions from students in the audience at the Washington Center for Internships and Academic…

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    Former Senator Tom Daschle on Bipartisanship

    Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) talked about bipartisanship and building policy consensus. Among the topics he addressed were immigration reform, the federal budget,…

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    Progressive Perspective on the Federal Budget

    Former Governor Howard Dean (D-VT) talked about the current political system and the need for creating change and compromise with a focus on the progressive perspective on budget, taxes,…

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    Washington Classroom with Martha Kumar

    Towson University Professor Martha Kumar talked about her book, Managing the President’s Message: The White House Communications Operation. She also responded to questions from…

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    Washington Classroom with Gerald Rafshoon

    Gerald Rafshoon, former White House Communications Director for President Jimmy Carter, discussed the Carter presidency with students at George Mason University and the Washington Center.

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    Washington Classroom with Alfred Zacher

    Alfred Zacher, author of Presidential Power in Troubled Second Terms, discussed the topic of presidential second terms with students at Purdue University, George Mason University, and the…

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    Washington Classroom with Tom DeFrank

    Tom DeFrank, political journalist and author of Write it When I’m Gone, discussed the topic “The Press and the Presidency” with students at Purdue University, George Mason…

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    Washington Classroom with Thomas Mann

    Thomas Mann, co-author of The Broken Branch and It’s Even Worse Than It Looks, discussed the topic, “Congress: Is It the Broken Branch?” with students at Purdue…

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    Don Ritchie on Past Inaugurations

    Don Ritchie gave a historical perspective on inaugurations, talked about ways in which different presidents had shaped the occasion, the adoption of the phrase “so help me God”…

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    Washington Classroom on Past Presidential Nominees

    Presidential Historian Richard Norton Smith and author Scott Farris talked about past presidential nominees who lost the race to the White House, but significantly impacted American…

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