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    Presidential Obama on the African Growth and Opportunity Act

    President Obama made remarks at a reception to mark the signing of the African Growth and Opportunity Act, a bill that allows sub-Saharan African nations to provide certain goods to U.S.…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    National Security Adviser Susan Rice opened the daily White House briefing to brief reporters and respond to their questions on President Obama’s trip to Ethiopia and Kenya the next…

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    U.S.-Nigeria Trade Relations

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari delivered a keynote speech during a dinner at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He talked about his nation’s trade relationship with economic…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. He said he agreed with Senator John McCain that after his remarks about Senator McCain on July 18,…

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    U.S.-Nigeria Relations

    President Obama and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari sppkek to reporters before a meeting at the White House. They spoke about relations between the two countries and cooperation on…

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    Book Discussion on Spectacle

    Pamela Newkirk discusses her book, Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, with Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. “Pride…

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    Book Discussion on Spectacle

    Pamela Newkirk talked about her book, Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, about the life of Ota Benga, a Congolese dwarf who was featured in an anthropology exhibit during the…

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    Book Discussion on Sudden Justice

    Chris Woods talked about his book, Sudden Justice: America’s Secret Drone Wars, about America’s use of drones in Yemen, Pakistan, and Somalia and the reaction it has…

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    Book Discussion on American Warlord

    Johnny Dwyer talked about his book, American Warlord: A True Story, about the life of Chucky Taylor, the American son of Liberian warlord Charles Taylor. When Charles Taylor took…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international issues. Topics included terror attacks on a U.S.-owned gas factory in France, a beachfront hotel…

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    Representative Trey Gowdy on Sidney Blumenthal Deposition

    Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) spoke to reporters following Sidney Blumenthal’s deposition at a closed-door committee meeting. Mr. Blumenthal was an aide to former President…

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    Representative Elijah Cummings on Sidney Blumenthal Deposition

    Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) spoke to reporters following Sidney Blumenthal’s deposition at a closed-door committee meeting. Mr. Blumenthal was an aide to former…

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    Female Leadership in Africa

    Panelists talked about the role of women’s leadership in Africa in peace-building and development efforts. They also discussed the progress made and the risks remaining to…

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    U.S.-Tunisia Relations

    President Obama and Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi spoke to reporters following a bilateral meeting about the relationship between their countries. Consecutive translations.

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jeff Rathke briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international topics, including the tensions in the east-African country of Burundi, which have caused the…

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    South Africa Political and Economic Development

    Frans Cronje talked about political and economic development in South Africa since the country changed from apartheid to a majority-rule government system. Among the topics he…

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    Libyan Conflict and Refugees

    Panelists talked about the humanitarian consequences of the conflict in Libya. They spoke about the refugee crisis stemming from the ongoing civil war between rival Islamist militias…

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    President Obama on Ebola Response in Africa

    President Obama spoke to reporters before a meeting with the Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Guinean President Alpha Condé, and Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma about…

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    Combating Violent Extremism

    Mbarka Bouaida outlined Morocco’s political history and her country’s efforts in combating violent extremism. She also discussed the U.S.-Moroccan Strategic Dialogue, which…

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    African Americans and Anti-colonialism in Africa

    Professor Carol Anderson, author of Bourgeois Radicals: the NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941 to 1960, talked about African Americans' support for anti-colonialism in…

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