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    How Electricity Shaped the Southwest

    Andrew Needham talked about the role of electricity in the southwest’s development, how it was fueled by coal from Native American lands, and the social inequality that…

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    Local Law Enforcement

    U.S. attorneys and local police officials talked about the practices in their districts to reduce crime, reduce incarceration, and help former prisoners re-integrate into society following…

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    Role of Federal Prosecutors

    U.S. attorneys from around the country talked about the role of federal prosecutors in reducing violence and incarceration, despite decreasing budgets. Each explained what works in…

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    Book Discussion on Feminism Unfinished

    Professors Dorothy Sue Cobble, Linda Gordon, and Astrid Henry, talked about their book, Feminism Unfinished: A Short, Surprising History of American Women’s Movements, in which they…

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    New York University Commencement Address

    Janet Yellen gave the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class of New York University. Federal Reserve Chair Yellen paid tribute to her predecessor Ben Bernanke, for having…

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    Arab Spring Aftermath

    Charles Sennott spoke about the political movement known as the “Arab Spring.” As a reporter, Mr. Sennott covered the rise of al-Qaeda in the 1990's, the Arab-Israel…

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    Supreme Court Transparency

    Supreme Court reporters, former law clerks, and scholars talked about increasing transparency in the U.S. Supreme Court. They focused on ways the Court could modernize, including…

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    Book Discussion on Cyber War Will Not Take Place

    Thomas Rid talked about his book, Cyber War Will Not Take Place, in which he argues that while there are real security concerns related to the internet, the idea of a future cyber war,…

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    Transatlantic Slave Trade

    Michael Gomez talked about the transatlantic slave trade from the sixteenth century through the nineteenth century, including the countries involved and the methods used in the procurement…

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    Book Discussion on Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?

    Neil Gross talked about his book, Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?, in which he examines why a majority of America’s college and university professors are…

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    Book Discussion on Light without Fire

    Scott Korb talked about his book, Light without Fire: The Making of America’s First Muslim College, in which he recounts the creation of the first four-year Muslim liberal arts…

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    Role of Media in Political Revolutions

    Srdja Popovic discussed the role new media has played in political revolutions. Among the topics he addressed were recent revolutions in Africa and the Middle East, new media…

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    Privacy in the Digital Age

    Panelists talked about how new technologies have outpaced traditional privacy safeguards and what the possibilities are for updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) and…

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    Book Discussion on Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence

    New York University Professor William Silber and former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker talked about Mr. Volcker’s life and years of government…

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    New York University 2012 Commencement Address

    Justice Sonia Sotomayor gave the commencement address to the 2012 graduating class of New York University.

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    Book Discussion on The United States of Fear

    Tom Engelhardt argues that the U.S. government successfully used the threat of terrorism to scare the public into supporting increased spending on war, the military, and homeland security,…

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    Prosecution of Wall Street Banks

    A panel of legal experts, including former New York governor Eliot Spitzer (D), talked about why there were not more big-ticket prosecutions of Wall Street institutions for mortgage fraud,…

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    Book Discussion on A Soldier's Dream

    William Doyle tells the story of Captain Travis Patriquin, who was instrumental in gaining U.S. support for the 2006 “Sunni Awakening” which greatly reduced the influence of…

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    Book Discussion on Allah, Liberty and Love

    Irshad Manji talked to John Avlon about the impact of Islam in the United States over the next ten years. They examined how a new generation, both Muslim and non-Muslim, can re-shape…

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    Book Discussion on Ideal Illusions: How the U.S. Government Co-Opted Human Rights

    James Peck argues that while the U.S. gives lip service about caring for human rights around the world, the reality is that it has used the idea of preserving human rights as a tool to…

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