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    Closing Town Hall on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Gwen Ifill moderated the day’s closing town hall which included a panel discussion and questions from the audience.  “Town Hall: What Does New Orleans Now Know?” was…

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    Authors, Poets, and Residents on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Authors, poets, and other New Orleans residents who lived through Hurricane Katrina and recovery of the past 10 years talked about their experiences. The event was opened by National…

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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…

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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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    Lessons from the Kennedy Administration

    Gwen Ifill moderated a discussion among journalists about President John F. Kennedy and how lessons learned during his presidency can be applied to current times. The panelists also…

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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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    U.S. Race Relations

    On the two-year anniversary of President Obama’s “A More Perfect Union” speech on race, panelists talked about the current state of racial relations in the U.S., and they…

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    After Words with Gail Collins

    Gail Collins talked about her book When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present (Little, Brown and Company; October 14, 2009). She explored the…

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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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