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    College Campus Social and Political Issues

    In a symposium on “Academic Freedom: Diversity or Conformity,” various speakers criticized “political correctness” in college teaching. Topics included…

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    Book Discussion on The War Against Boys

    Mr Brudnoy interviewed Ms. Sommers about her book The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism is Harming Our Young Men, published by Simon and Schuster. The book details how boys…

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    Book Discussion on The War Against Boys

    Ms. Sommers talked about her book, The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism Is Harming Our Young Men, published by Touchstone Books. The book asserts that America’s…

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    Book Discussion on The War Against Boys

    Ms. Sommers talked about the challenges facing boys as they grow up and how schools and communities are handling them. She also talked about her book, The War Against Boys, and…

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    Bad Ideas Have Bad Consequences

    Ms. MacDonald and Ms. Satel discussed their recent books about the real-world consequences of what they term bad ideas. Ms. MacDonald is the author of The Burden of Bad…

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    Book Discussion on Incorrect Thoughts: Notes on Our Wayward Culture

    Mr. Leo discussed his book Incorrect Thoughts: Notes on Our Wayward Culture, published by Transaction Publishers. The book, a collection of Leo’s columns over the years,…

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    Equal Pay Day

    The scholars briefed reporters on Equal Pay Day, the day when women’s earnings will
    have caught up to those of men according to one study which the speakers criticized. While…

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    Conservative Leadership Issues in 2001

    Participants talked about a variety of issues important to conservatives, including social policy, judicial activism, foreign policy, and women’s issues. Following their remarks…

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    The Feminist Movement

    Ms. Sommers talked about the current state of feminism in America, criticizing some
    activists for male-bashing and calling for a more practical advocacy of equity. She also

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    Conservative Leadership Seminar

    Journalists and conservative leaders talked about the conservative movement in the United States. They discussed the upcoming congressional elections and the role women play in the…

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    Gender Equity and Civil Rights

    Participants talked about a recent government report on civil rights and warned that it advocated programs which would increase government intervention in the ways boys and girls are taught…

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    Newspaper Roundtable

    In the newspaper roundtable, Mr. Liederman and Ms. Sommers talked about current news stories of interest to them and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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