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    Relationship Between Religion and Politics

    Author George Will talked about the history of the relationship between religion and American politics. Mr. Will addressed students and faculty at the John Danforth Center on…

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    President Ronald Reagan's Birthday Centennial Celebration

    A celebration was held on the centennial of the birth of President Ronald Reagan on February 6, 1911. The event at the presidential library in Simi Valley, California, included presentation…

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    Justice Department Nomination

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a nomination hearing for James Cole to become deputy attorney general. Mr. Cole was introduced by former Senator John Danforth.

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    Allegations of Fraudulent Voter Registrations

    Former Senators Danforth and Rudman, co-chairs of the McCain-Palin 2008 Honest and Open Election Committee, argued that fraudulent voter registrations are disrupting the political…

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    National Bipartisan Forum News Conference

    A number of prominent former and current public servants discussed ways of reintroducing bipartisan statesmanship into American political discourse. Former Senator Sam Nunn read the…

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    Senator Eagleton Memorial Service

    A memorial service was held for former U.S. Senator Thomas Eagleton, who died on March 4, 2007. He was eulogized by many dignitaries and colleagues. The service was conducted by…

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    After Words with John Danforth

    Former Senator Danforth discussed his book, Faith and Politics: How the ‘Moral Values’ Debate Divides America and How to Move Forward Together, published by Viking. He…

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    Balancing National Security and Freedom

    Leon Panetta moderated a discussion between former U.S. Senator and Majority and Minority Leader Tom Daschle and former U.S. Senator and U.N. Ambassador John Danforth. This final event…

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    Republican National Convention Address

    Vice President Quayle accepted his party’s nomination for vice president on the final night of the 1992 Republican National Convention. Vice President Quayle spoke to the…

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    United Nations Ambassador Nomination

    Witnesses and committee members spoke about the nomination of former senator John Danforth to serve as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Committee members, many of whom were…

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    Russell B. Long Tribute

    Senator John Breaux hosted this tribute to the late Senator Long, who died in May at the age of 84. Senator Long represented Louisiana from 1948-1987. He was the Senate Democratic whip from…

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    Special Envoy News Conference

    Former Senator Danforth briefed reporters on his recent trip to Sudan and about his efforts to build peace in the region. Following his remarks he answered questions from the reporters.

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    Special Envoy to Sudan

    President Bush announced that former Senator Danforth would be his special envoy for peace to Sudan.

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    Katharine Graham Funeral Service

    Dignitaries, family members and mourners gathered at the National Cathedral to reflect on the life and career of Katharine Graham.

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    U.S.-Russia Relations

    Participants spoke to reporters about a report on U.S.-Russian relations following the election of President Putin. Among the topics they addressed were changes in Russia in recent…

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    Federal Bureau of Investigation Oversight

    Witnesses testified about the status of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and its plans for the future. Current FBI Director Louis Freeh, who will retire in July, was unable to…

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    Senator Chafee Funeral

    Family and friends reflected on their memories of Senator Chafee. They paid tribute to his contributions in the U.S. Senate.

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    Waco Investigation

    Attorney General Reno announced that former Senator Danforth would conduct an independent investigation into allegations that the FBI had covered up information about the 1993 assault on…

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    Presidential Debate Reaction

    Republican and Democratic leaders talked to national and international media representatives about the presidential debate while other media personnel worked on their coverage of the debate.

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    Politics of Entitlement

    Panelists discussed balancing the federal budget, especially by reforming entitlement programs. They also took a few questions from the audience.

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