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    Book Discussion on Reclaiming Our Democracy

    Sam Daley-Harris talked about his book, Reclaiming Our Democracy: Healing the Break Between People and Government, in which he discusses how citizens can come together to exert political…

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    Book Discussion on Political Order and Political Decay

    Francis Fukuyama talked about his book, Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy. br/ He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at…

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    Tactics for Promoting Democracy

    Diplomatic, academic, and legal experts talked about the tactics for promoting democracy.  br/ This panel was part of the Foreign Policy Research Institute and Kennan Institute’s…

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    Promoting Democracy

    Diplomatic, academic, and legal experts talked about the importance of assistance to nations that are exploring democratic reforms or newly democratic states.  br/ This panel was part…

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    Book Discussion on The Arsenal of Democracy

    A.J. Baime talked about his book, The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War. He spoke with Greg Burns, a member of the Chicago Tribune Editorial…

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    Tiananmen Square 25th Anniversary Remembrance

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, other members of Congress, and former Chinese dissidents spoke at an event commemorating the 25th anniversary of the…

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    Book Discussion on Monitoring Democracy

    Judith Kelley talked about her book, Monitoring Democracy: When International Election Observation Works, and Why It Often Fails, in which she discusses the function and value of…

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    Book Discussion on Democratization and Authoritarianism in the Arab World

    Larry Diamond and Marc Plattner, the editors of Democratization and Authoritarianism in the Arab World, talked about democratization in the Middle East following the “Arab…

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    Book Discussion on The People Have Spoken

    David Harsanyi talked about his book, The People Have Spoken (And They Are Wrong): The Case Against Democracy, in which he says that it’s about time that Americans accepted that…

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    President Obama Remarks at Civil Society Roundtable

    President Obama spoke at a roundtable on supporting civil society around the world.

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    U.S.-Sponsored Broadcasts to Other Countries

    Ross Johnson, senior scholar at the Wilson Center, will discuss the purpose of Voice of America, Radio Free Europe and other services which operate as tools for diplomacy and foreign…

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    President Obama on U.S. Foreign Policy

    President Obama spoke to a crowd gathered on the eastern side of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. In his remarks he talked about a number of issues including the legacy of German…

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    Promoting Democracy and Prosperity in Africa

    African leaders spoke about promoting democracy and African prosperity. Among the topics they addressed were efforts to build democratic institutions following periods of civil war and…

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    Prime Minister of Ireland on Promoting Democracy

    Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny spoke about efforts to reform his government and promote democracy worldwide.

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    Elections in Muslim Countries

    Panelists debated the possibility of successful democracies in Muslim countries. Among the issues they discussed were the need for patience with the democratic process in Muslim…

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    U.S. Role in Global Democratization

    Panelists talked about U.S. and democratic nations' intervention around the world. It was argued that isolationism is not possible in the modern world. The panelists responded to…

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    Book Discussion on All Those In Favor

    Author Frank Bryan talked about his book, co-authored with Susan Clark, All Those In Favor: Rediscovering the Secrets of Town Meeting and Community. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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    Book Discussion on Slow Democracy

    Author Woden Teachout talked about her book, co-authored with Susan Clark, Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home, in which the authors discuss how…

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    Book Discussion on The Dictator's Learning Curve

    Author William J. Dobson talked about his book, The Dictator’s Learning Curve: Inside the Global Battle for Democracy, in which he talks about the battle between modern dictators and…

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    Origins of Freedom

    Tom Palmer spoke about the history and development of the concept of freedom in relation to the rise of large national governments. He gave an historical perspective of freedom…

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