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    Book Discussion on Brazil's Dance with the Devil

    Dave Zirin talked about his book, Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy, in which he looks at the politics and economics behind…

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    U.S.-Brazil Relations

    Recent U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Thomas Shannon talked about U.S.-Brazil relations. He said that both countries needed to continue a strategic partnership. He called recent…

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    United Nations General Assembly Speech by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef

    Dilma Roussef addressed the United Nations General Assembly. She spoke about recent allegations that the NSA spied on citizens' personal data, businesses and government communications,…

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    White House Daily Briefing, Part 3

    Jay Carney responded to questions from reporters. Topics included relations with Syria and Russia, the postponement of a state visit from Brazil due to the activities of the National…

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    White House Daily Briefing, Part 1

    Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. Topics included health care coverage, the budget, the postponement of a state visit from Brazil due to the activities of the…

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    Protests in Brazil

    Experts on Brazil talked about the recent protests in that country where hundreds of thousands of citizens were demonstrating against economic conditions, public transportation costs, and…

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    President Rousseff United Nations General Assembly Address, Part Two

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff addressed the United Nations General Assembly.

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    President Rousseff United Nations General Assembly Address, Part One

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff addressed the United Nations General Assembly.

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    Joao de Castro Neves on the Brazilian Economy

    Joao de Castro Neves spoke about the Brazilian economy. He focused on a combination of rapid growth and social policies that led to Brazil’s economic growth. He also talked…

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    Book Discussion on The Lost City of Z

    David Grann talked about and showed slides from The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (Doubleday, 2009). In the book he recalls the journey of British explorer Percy…

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    U.S. Policy in Latin America

    Riordann Roett talked about Obama administration policy toward Latin America, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included drug violence in Mexico…

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    Book Discussion on Fordlandia

    Greg Grandin talked about his book Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City (Metropolitan Books; June 9, 2009). He recounts Henry Ford’s creation of a…

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    U.S.-Brazil Relations

    President Obama and Brazillian President Lula da Silva spoke to reporters in the Oval office about relations between the U.S. and Brazil, regional trade and security, as well as global…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Before the daily briefing, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Thomas Shannon gave a preview of President Barack Obama’s March 14, 2009, meeting with Brazilian…

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    Brazilian National Security

    After an introduction by Brent Scowcroft, Minister Nelson Jobim gave an overview of Brazilian defense. Topics included a proposed South American Defense Council, security methodology…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Thomas Casey talked with reporters about Secretary Rice’s upcoming trip to Brazil and Chile. He responded to questions about Cuba, the European Union, the Ecuador-Colombia…

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    Book Discussion on The Greatest Gift

    Binka le Breton talked about the life of Sister Dorothy Stang, a Christian missionary who worked to protect poor farmers from land developers in the Amazon region of Brazil. Her work…

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    U.S. Policy in the Americas

    Under Secretary Nicholas Burns talked about the political and economic interests of the United States in Latin America. He also responded to questions from the audience.

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    U.S.-Brazil Relations

    During a trip to Latin American countries President Bush and President Lula da Silva held a news conference to talk about the state of U.S.-Brazil relations, trade issues, poverty and…

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    Future of Latin America

    Business and political leaders discussed the changes in government in Latin America and the economic challenges. Topics included government reform, the influence of Venezuelan…

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