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    Public and Private Universities

    Panelists talked about the future of public research universities. Scott Jaschik moderated the presentation “Sustaining Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and the Arts.”…

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    The Morrill Act of 1862 and Land-Grant Universities

    A look at The Morrill Act and its effect on the system of higher education. Panelists include five Presidents from different colleges and universities across the country. They…

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    Global Food Shortage, Part 2

    A panel discussion titled “Trade, Development, Agriculture, and Humanitarian Responses” was held. Topics included limited supply, increasing energy and food costs, and…

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    Studying Abroad

    Former Michigan State University President Peter McPherson spoke about the Lincoln Commission’s report on how to increase the number of U.S. students studying abroad. Congress…

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    Iraqi Financial Reconstruction

    Mr. McPherson talked about the financial situation in Iraq and when and how Iraq would become financially self-sustaining. He testified November 4 before the Senate Banking,…

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    Financial Reconstruction in Iraq

    Witnesses testified about rebuilding the Iraqi economy. Among the issues they addressed were setting up a new banking system, trade issues, and levels of financing needed for…

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    Marshall Plan Legacy

    Ambassadors from four of the beneficiary countries spoke about the legacy and impact of the Marshall Plan in their respective countries. Then, Rep. Gilman and Mr. McPherson…

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    Washington Journal: Sunday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Book Discussion on Philip Hart: The Conscience of the Senate

    Guests gathered to celebrate Michigan State University’s publishing of a new book entitled, Philip Hart: The Conscience of the Senate. Several senators who knew him paid tribute to…

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    Michigan State Commencement Speech

    Before making his remarks, President Clinton received an honorary doctorate of laws. He spoke about the parallels between the Theodore Roosevelt era and the current era. President…

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    U.S. Foreign Aid

    The Agency for International Development has rewritten the Foreign Aid Assistance Act of 1961 in an effort to respond to changes in the Clinton administration’s foreign policy…

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    Economic Trade Issues

    This meeting was designed to allow party members to comment on domestic, economic, foreign policy and defense issues for consideration by the platform committee. The San Diego meeting…

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    Third World Debt, Part 2

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    Third World Debt, Part 1

    The committee reviewed the progress made in implementing a new administration strategy for responding to the third world debt problem, presented by Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas Brady…

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    How to Establish Good Relations with the Press

    The Campaign Management Institute at American University hosted a panel of two reporters and a press secretary on the issues of establishing a positive relationship with the…

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    U.S.-Canadian Free Trade Pact

    Barbara McDougall, the Canadian Minister of State, addressed the Institute for International Economics about the implications of the U.S.-Canadian Free Trade Pact and the Canadian successes…

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