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    Democratic Convention Afternoon Session

    Congressional, senatorial and gubernatorial candidates spoke to delegates.

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    2000 Democratic Convention Day 2, Afternoon

    Democratic officials spoke to supporters about the upcoming 2000 election. They urged voters to support Vice President Al Gore.

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    Presidents' Call to Action

    President Clinton and three former presidents took part in a summit to encourage volunteering to help youngsters. Summit chairman Colin Powell said, “Let’s go save our…

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    Delaware Senatorial Debate

    Incumbent Republican Senator Roth debated his Democratic opponent Governor Carper on state and national issues.

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    Amazing Grace: Speech

    Mr. Kozol spoke about his book, Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation, about life in the South Bronx. The book outlines the psychological impact of…

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    The Civil War' s Place in American History

    At a dedication of a memorial to Civil War soldiers from Delaware, Mr. Burns spoke about the nature of the Civil War, its participants and how it changed American…

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    Amtrak Service Cutbacks

    The subcommittee heard testimony on Amtrak service reductions from members of Congress, railroad executives, city mayors and others.

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    Technology and the Classroom

    State Governors and educators talked about technology and education. Students from local schools demonstrated technology used in their classrooms and panel members discussed the future…

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    Delaware Gubernatorial Debate

    Incumbent Democratic Governor Carper and Republican Treasurer Rzewnicki debated state issues before a
    live cable television and radio audience. They took questions from two journalists

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    National Education Summit Plenary Session

    Participants discussed recommendations for school reform in the nation’s schools. They focused on the need of alternative certification for teachers, greater technology training…

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    Welfare to Work Partnership

    President Clinton participated in a welfare to work partnership event with governors and business leaders throughout the country to discuss what role businesses should play in hiring…

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    Public School Issues

    Educators and governors discussed ways to improve public school education. Among the topics discussed were ways to increase student achievement, integrating information technology in…

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    New Democrats: Leaders for Change

    Participants discussed local and state solutions to various domestic problems. They focused on academic achievement and various mentoring and funding programs that have enabled…

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    Structural Changes in the New Economy

    Mr. Greenspan spoke about the impact of information technology on the economy and about the importance of education. Following his remarks Governors spoke about economic…

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    Regional Presidential Primary System

    State officials spoke about the role of primary elections in selecting presidential nominees. They specifically addressed the problem of front-loading, saying that it deprived citizens…

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    Health Care Reform

    This was a plenary session to discuss health care reform. Before discussing this issue, Governors Weld and Campbell made brief remarks, and Mayor Menino welcomed the governors to…

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    Democratic Leaders Council

    Council members, including state senators and governors, discussed the future of the Democratic Party.

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    Improving Government Service

    Members of the National Governors' Association met in Washington, DC, and wrapped up their four day winter meeting with a forum on improving government service. Rep. Kasich and…

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    Children's Issues

    Governors and educators talked about ways to improve child health and development programs. Local officials discussed four programs with the program workers. Governor Thompson,…

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    Sunday National Governors Journal

    In this special Washington journal, several governors and others talked about several important issues to states, including the environment, children and economic and fiscal…

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