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    Welfare Reform

    Mr. Spears of Knight-Ridder Newspapers discussed the specifics of the Clinton welfare reform plan and its prospects on Capitol Hill.

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    Investigative Journalism

    Mr. Bonner discussed the current state of investigative journalism in a luncheon address. He had conducted an investigation into atrocities conducted in Central America during the…

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    Worldwide Poverty and Refugees

    Ms. Andrews, who has traveled as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Development Fund for Women, spoke about worldwide poverty and refugee women and children. Director…

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    Education Reform in Universities

    Mr. Rudenstine spoke to a luncheon audience on reform proposals for institutions of higher education and how to keep higher education available for students of all economic…

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    State of Civil Rights in America

    Mr. Kemp discussed the current state of civil rights in America in 1992, and civil rights issues of concern during the Bush presidency and the upcoming Clinton presidency. He…

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    Restructuring the Postal Service

    Mr. Runyon, a former vice president in the Ford Motor Company, spoke on reform proposals for the U.S. Postal Service to improve its efficiency and reduce its costs. Following his…

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    American Political Humor

    Syndicated columnist, humorist and author Dave Barry spoke to a luncheon audience on various issues in American politics, including his experiences in the recent Florida hurricane, the…

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    Media and the 1992 Presidential Election

    A number of Washington correspondents spoke in a forum at the National Press Club on press coverage of the 1992 presidential election. Issues brought up in the discussion included…

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    Right-to-Die Movement

    Dr. Jack Kevorkian, right-to-die advocate and author, discussed the movement he supports to allow the terminally ill to commit suicide prior to their total…

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    Budget Advice to the Presidential Campaigns

    Former Democratic presidential candidate Paul Tsongas and Sen. Rudman spoke on the creation of the Concord Coalition, a group dedicated to educating voters and politicians about the…

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    The 1988 Presidential Campaign

    Mr. Cramer, who travelled with the presidential candidates in the 1988 presidential election, spoke about the book that he wrote of his experiences. He also compared the current…

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    Middle East Peace Talks

    In a speech to the National Press Club, Dr. Ashrawi talked about the Middle East peace conference. She spoke on the structures of the peace process.

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    Political Satire

    Mr. Russell, described as a piano playing political pundit, made satirical comments on many issues including the Washington Redskins, the National Democratic Convention, Perot’s…

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    The Truman Presidency

    Mr. McCullough spoke of his new biography about Harry S. Truman.

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    U.S.-Japan Relations

    Prime Minister Miyazawa addressed a luncheon at the National Press Club on issues related to U.S.-Japanese relations, including trade issues and Japan’s security arrangements in the…

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    The Environment

    Australian explorer and environmentalist Sir Edmund Hillary, head of the first recorded expedition to climb Mt. Everest, discussed the state of the earth’s environment following…

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    Book Discussion on America: What Went Wrong?

    Mr. Barlett and Mr. Steele, Pulitzer Prize winning authors, spoke before a luncheon of the National Press Club in Washington, DC, to discuss their book, America: What Went Wrong?.…

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    Balanced Budget Amendment

    Rep. Foley, Speaker of the House of Representatives, delivered a speech before a luncheon of the National Press Club on the proposal for a balanced budget amendment to the…

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    Gerald R. Ford Journalism Awards

    Former President Gerald Ford presented the Ford Foundation’s 1992 awards for excellence in journalism during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The…

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    AIDS, Public Figures, and Rights of Privacy

    Arthur Ashe, former professional tennis player and Wimbledon champion, addressed a luncheon of the National Press Club to discuss his illness and the obligations of the media to report on…

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