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    Innovation in Agriculture

    Secretary Vilsack talked about global food safety. He also spoke about ways that the agriculture industry can provide biofuels to meet increased energy demands and lessen the effects…

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    Tim Pawlenty on U.S. Politics

    Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty Pawlenty talked about political issues. Topics included the policies of President Obama, jobs creation, health care, education, and the federal…

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    Haiti Earthquake One Year Later

    Gail McGovern talked about the progress and challenges in Haiti one year after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that killed an estimated 230,000 people, injured 300,000, and left 2 million…

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    House Democratic Agenda

    Outgoing House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) talked about the 2010 midterm election results and Democratic Party priorities in the upcoming 112th Congress. He also answered…

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    Energy and Climate Policy

    Energy Secretary Steven Chu talked about government investment in energy research and development. In his remarks he said that the U.S. will be overtaken by China in the energy sector…

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    Child Hunger in the U.S.

    Jeff Bridges talked about a new effort to end childhood hunger in America by 2015. Mr. Bridges is the national spokesperson for Share Our Strength’s “No Kid Hungry…

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    Fourth Estate Award Dinner

    Bob Schieffer was presented the National Press Club’s annual Fourth Estate Award for a lifetime of contributions and distinguished service to American journalism. Participants…

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    Condoleezza Rice Remarks

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talked about her new book Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me, about her childhood in Birmingham,…

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    Global Financial Markets and Economic Growth

    Brian Moynihan talked about the new financial regulations laws and the state of the global economy. Following his prepared remarks, he responded to written questions from audience…

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    U.S. Public Health and Safety

    Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg talked about the FDA’s efforts to more efficiently regulate prescription drugs and other medical technologies in the…

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    Examining the Tea Party Panel

    A panel discussion was held on the “Tea Party.” The participants presented their thoughts the party’s supporters, what they stand for, and their potential impact on the…

    1,915 views
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    World Hunger

    Anti-hunger and poverty advocate the Reverend David Beckmann talked about eliminating world hunger. An economist and ordained Lutheran minister, he was named a World Food Prize…

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    Obama Administration Economic Policies

    Christina Romer talked about the first twenty months of the Obama administration. In her remarks she called for more federal stimulus funds.  Following her remarks she responded to…

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    Hurricane Katrina Fifth Anniversary

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu talked about the state of his city nearly five years after Hurricane Katrina and just four months after the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon BP oil…

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    Obama Administration Education Agenda

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan talked about education reform, including the role of the federal government in education and the Obama administration’s vision for education…

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    Surface Coal Mining

    Don Blankenship talked about his background in business and the need to perform more surface mining of coal in order to meet the nation’s energy requirements. He also answered…

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    Sports and Professional Business Principles

    Venus Williams, 2010 Wimbledon women’s singles tournament winner, talked about the tournament, her play with the Washington Kastles of the WTT (World TeamTennis), and her new book,…

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    Health Care Law and Medicaid

    Dr. Edward Miller talked about expansion of health insurance coverage to 32 million newly insured individuals, including 16 million new Medicaid beneficiaries. He outlined Johns…

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    Haiti Recovery, Foreign Aid and National Security

    Dr. Rajiv Shah talked about the Haiti recovery effort as the six-month anniversary of the earthquake approached, including both success stories and remaining challenges. He…

    244 views
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    Collaboration and Competition in Journalism

    Paul Steiger talked about collaboration and competition in journalism. He also responded to questions from the audience. Mr. Steiger, the 2007 winner of the National Press…

    428 views
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