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    Politics and Religion in Campaigns

    The Poynter Institute for Media Studies held a forum, “Politics and Religion: Getting It Right in 2012,” on the role in religion in election politics. The program began…

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    Civil War Authors Panel

    Three authors with different approaches to the Civil War read selections from their books. They discussed their works with each other, then answered questions from members of the…

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    Panel on State of the Global Economy

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    Book Discussion on One Minute to Midnight

    Michael Dobbs talked about the Cuban Missile Crisis. He answered questions from the audience. Michael Dobbs is the author of One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev and Castro on…

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    Book Discussion on Einstein: His Life and Universe

    Historian Walter Isaacson talked about his biography, Einstein: His Life and Universe, published by Simon and Schuster. He emphasized physicist Albert Einstein’s creativity and…

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    Book Discussion on Rome 1960

    David Maraniss, talked about his book, Rome 1960: The Olympics That Changed the World (Simon and Schuster; July 1, 2008), which recounts the Rome Summer Olympics of 1960. Mr. Maraniss…

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    Book Discussion on The Zookeepers Wife

    Diane Ackerman talked about her book The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story, published by W.W. Norton. In the book she tells the story of Jan Zabinski, the director of the Warsaw Zoo,…

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    The Public View of Faith-Based Initiatives

    Participants talked about the administration of faith-based programs supported by federal funds. Among the topics they addressed were maintaining separations between church and state,…

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