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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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    Religion and Politics in America

    Panelists examined the evolving influence of religion in American politics and the role of faith in public life. Among the topics they addressed were constitutional protections of…

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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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    Muslim and Western Global Opinion Survey

    The Pew Global Attitudes Project released a report titled “The Great Divide: How Westerners and Muslims View Each Other.” Following the presentation of findings Secretary…

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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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    Religion and Faith in a Plural World

    Tom Brokaw moderated a panel discussion titled “Why God?  Understanding Religion and Faith in a Plural World,” which was held in conjunction with the inauguration of the…

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    Sudan, the United States and the United Nations

    Ambassador Danforth talked to students and faculty about U.S. foreign policy and relations with Africa. He focused on violence and genocide in Sudan and the international reaction to…

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    Multilateralism and the United Nations

    Ambassador Danforth talked about the role of the United Nations, his experiences as U.S. ambassador at the U.N., and challenges to U.S. foreign policy. He also talked about building…

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    News Media Stakeout

    Delegates to the United Nations spoke to reporters about the recent U.N. resolution condemning the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. The representatives also responded to…

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    Security Council Meeting

    Council members debated a proposed resolution placing sanctions on the government of Sudan in Khartoum if it does not cooperate with international efforts to bring stability to the region…

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    Resolution on Sudan

    Mr. Danforth and Mr. Erwa spoke about recent United Nations debate on the situation in Sudan. They responded to questions from the press.

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    Resolution on Sudan

    Ambassadors debated a resolution threatening further actions on sanctions against the country if the spread of violence and the prosecution of Arab militias responsible for unrest and…

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    Humanitarian Situation in Sudan

    Undersecretary-General Egeland and other ambassadors answered reporters' questions about the situation in the Darfur Region of Sudan. Topics included pledges by countries to help with…

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    Ambassador to U.N. Swearing-In Ceremony

    President Bush praised former Senator Danforth, enumerating his qualifications and describing the mandate he will take to the United Nations. Then the former senator was sworn in as…

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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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