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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Hazing and Teen Dating Violence

    Panelists focused on the problems of teenage hazing and dating violence. Darlene Johnson defined teen dating violence and stalking. She stated that each year 1.5 million high…

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    Vietnam War Debate

    Veterans and critics of the Vietnam War debated the necessity, legality, and legacy of the conflict.

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    Political Economy and Militarization of Bees

    Professor and author Jake Krosek talked about the use of bees by the military and the U.S.' “War on Terror.” Professor Krosek studies the social political history of bees and…

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    Food Safety

    Female food activists and filmmakers talked about the dangers of pesticides, genetically modified food, and preserving the Earth’s soil.

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    Robert Egger on Leadership

    Robert Egger delivered the keynote address at the Community Action Partnership 50th Anniversary Convention.

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    Future of Getting Lost

    Panelists talked about the use of technology in disaster relief, finding lost airliners and people, and the desirability of getting lost. Panelists included New York Times travel…

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    Immigration and Undocumented Workers in Lynn, Massachusetts

    Speakers talked about the city of Lynn, Massachusetts, and its experiences with high levels of immigration, including its effects on crime, municipal services, state and local budgets, the…

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    Book Discussion on Hurricane from the Heavens

    Daniel Davis and Phillip Greenwalt talked about their book, Hurricane from the Heavens: The Battle of Cold Harbor, May 26 - June 5, 1864, in which the look at the 1864 Battle of Cold Harbor…

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    Senator Sam Ervin and Watergate

    Panelists talked about Senator Sam Ervin’s (D-NC) time as chair of the Senate Watergate Committee. Panelists included Senator Ervin’s former aide, Rufus Edmisten, and his…

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    Bush v. Gore and the 2000 Election

    Panelists talked about the 2000 presidential election and the resulting Supreme Court case, Bush v. Gore. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled in favor of Republican presidential candidate…

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    Book Discussion on Whatever Happened to the Metric System

    John Bemelmans Marciano talked about his book, Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feet, in which he discusses the reasons behind the U.S. choosing not to adopt…

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    Magna Carta 800th Anniversary

    Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts talked about the Magna Carta on its 800th anniversary. He spoke about why there was a need for the Magna Carta, how it helped to shape a young…

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    Life of Milton Friedman

    Mark Skousen talked about the life of economist Milton Friedman and his contributions to the study of economics, especially his work to re-establish the American economy following World War…

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    Public Opinion and War

    Political scientists and academic lecturers talked about public opinion of war. They discussed past and current conflicts and how politics, casualties, and and the perception of…

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    Book Discussion on The People's Republic of Amnesia

    Louisa Lim spoke about her book, The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited, in which she looks at the events of June 4, 1989, when soldiers from China’s…

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    Hate Crimes

    Anand Giridharadas talked about his book, The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas, about the hate-filled crimes committed in America after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. …

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    Book Discussion on A Grizzly in the Mail and Other Adventures in American History

    Tim Grove talked about his book, A Grizzly in the Mail and Other Adventures in American History, in which he recalls his tour of American history sites and the historical objects that he…

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    Book Discussion on Dark Forces

    Kenneth Timmerman talked about his book, Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi, in which he argues that the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was an Iranian…

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    Establishment of Religious Freedom in U.S.

    Thomas Buckley talked about the establishment of religious freedom in the U.S. Mr. Buckley focused on Virginia’s statute on religious freedom, authored by Thomas Jefferson, and…

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    Corporate Tax Laws

    Panelists talked about potential public policy responses to American companies that engage in corporate tax inversions. A corporate inversion is when a company re-incorporates abroad…

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