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    Book Discussion on The Metropolitan Revolution

    Bruce Katz and Jennifer Bradley talked about their book, The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economies, in which they argue that…

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    The Legacy of Medgar Evers

    Panelists talked about the life and legacy of Medgar Evers. Medgar Evers was a Mississippi field officer for the NAACP when he was gunned down in his driveway by a sniper on June 12,…

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    Presidential Election News Coverage

    Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Candy Crowley talked about their experiences covering presidential campaigns and the 2012 campaign. Topics included the importance to voters of the…

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    2012 Presidential Campaign Coverage

    Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill discussed PBS’s plans for covering the 2012 presidential campaign. Both women also talked about their memories of covering past presidential…

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    News and Documentary Emmy Award Show

    The News and Documentary Emmy Awards were presented at a ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall at the Lincoln Center.

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    Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication

    At the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial on the national mall, participants spoke about the legacy of the Reverend King and the civil rights movement. This…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Day 1, Part 1

    White House officials, journalists, and business leaders spoke about a wide range of issues including broadcast network news, the Obama administration’s record, the economy, the 2012…

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    Bill Clinton on Budget Deficit and and Debt Reduction

    Gwen Ifill interviewed former President Bill Clinton about the federal budget deficit and national debt. He talked about House Republican budget plan and its cuts to Medicare. He…

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    Does Race Still Matter? Panel

    Authors Gwen Ifill and Michele Norris talked about their books about race. They responded to questions from members of the audience. “Does Race Still Matter?” was a panel of…

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    Memorial Service for David S. Broder

    A memorial service was held to honor the life and career of Washington Post political columnist David Broder. Speakers included Vice President Joe Biden, PBS’s Gwen Ifill, and…

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    High School Dropout Prevention, Afternoon Session

    The governors of Maryland and Virginia and mayors of Oklahoma City and Indianapolis talked about their ideas in addressing high school dropout rates. Other topics included investing in…

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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Fiscal Policy

    Panelists spoke about fiscal policy and potential ways to reduce the national debt. They also spoke about the state of teh economy, financial regulatory reforms being considered by…

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    Book Discussion on The Breakthrough

    Gwen Ifill is the author of The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama (Doubleday; January 20, 2009). In her book she examines a new generation of African-American…

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    Book Discussion on The Breakthrough

    Gwen Ifill talked about her book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama (Doubleday; January 20, 2009). In her book she examines a new generation of African-American…

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    Book Discussion on The Breakthrough

    Gwen Ifill talked about her book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama (Doubleday; January 20, 2009). In her book she examines a new generation of African-American…

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    Vice Presidential Candidates Debate

    Governor Sarah Palin and Senator Joe Biden participated in a televised vice presidential candidates debate at Washington University in St. Louis. Gwen Ifill moderated the debate…

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    Media Coverage of the Congressional Races

    Participants discussed how the media should cover the 2000 campaign. They focused on the duration of the campaign and the difficulty of maintaining interest among readers. They…

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