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    JFK Status of Women Report

    Hilda Solis, Anita Hill, and Sandra Fluke were interviewed by Eleanor Clift about the 50th anniversary of the JFK Status of Women Report. Each talked about her personal experiences,…

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    Presidential Commission on the Status of Women

    Panelists talked about the work of President John F. Kennedy’s Commission on the Status of Women, which documented extensive discrimination against women in the workplace and in…

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    Syria and President Obama

    Eleanor Clift and Armstrong Williams talked about Syria and how U.S. reaction to Syria’s use of chemical weapons has impacted President Obama’s reputation, and his…

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    Role of Media in Women's Suffrage

    Women journalists and authors talked about the role of the media in the women’s suffrage movement and how they have helped and hurt the cause in the last century. They spoke at a…

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    Post-Election Analysis

    Journalists, pollsters and Republican and Democratic Party representatives analyzed the results and implications of the 2012 elections. Topics included the campaign strategy of…

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    Book Discussion on Selecting a President

    Eleanor Clift, contributing editor for Newsweek, explains the way the president of the United States is elected and reports that, although campaigns have modernized, the electoral system…

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    President Obama's First 100 Days

    Eleanor Clift and Dan Balz talked about President Obama’s first 100 days in office with students from around the nation participating in the Close Up Foundation’s week-long…

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    Book Discussion on A Long Time Coming

    Evan Thomas and Eleanor Clift spoke about A Long Time Coming: The Inspiring, Combative 2008 Campaign and the Historic Election of Barack Obama (PublicAffairs; January 6, 2009). The book is…

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    Book Discussion on Two Weeks of Life

    Eleanor Clift, author of Two Weeks of Life: A Memoir of Love, Death and Politics, recounted the two weeks in March 2005 when she was covering the Teri Schiavo story while attending to her…

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    Women as Voters and Activists

    Panelists talked about women as voters and activists. They focused on emerging trends among women voters in the 2008 election and beyond, where their political influence would be…

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    Press, Government, and Politics

    Eleanor Clift discussed the press, government, and politics with Close Up students from around the nation. Topics included media bias, the role of media in a democracy, and other…

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    Distance Learning Class

    Students from the University of Denver, Pace University in New York City, and George Mason University in Washington, D.C., participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class.  …

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    Thomas Dunne Book Party

    On the occasion of the BookExpo America being held in Washington, D.C., Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin’s Press, hosted a party at the Cosmos Club for approximately…

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    Palliative and End of Life Care

    Participants talked to a meeting of social workers about end-of-life care and planning, the role of clinical and mental health professionals in providing guidance and assistance to the…

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    Women Voters and the Media

    WomenVote USA hosted the forum “Colloquium on Women Voters: The Defining Vote.” Several top female journalists participated in a panel titled “Media’s Role in…

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    Book Discussion on Election 2004

    Mr. Thomas talked about his book Election 2004: How Bush Won and What You Can Expect in the Future, published by PublicAffairs. Along with several members of his Newsweek staff,…

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    Polarization of America and the 2004 Election

    A panel examined the “red state-blue state” phenomenon and the partisan polarization of America after the 2004 election. Among the issues they addressed were campaign…

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    Women Voters in 2004 Elections

    Participants talked about the role of women in formulating public policy, the electoral process, and issue advocacy. They also talked about the role of women in business in advocating…

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    The Polarization of Politics

    The first Capital Book Festival was hosted by the Fairfax County Public Library Foundation in its tenth anniversary year. The panelists talked about the polarization of…

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    Book Discussion on Founding Sisters

    Ms. Clift was interviewed about her book, Founding Sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment, published by John Wiley and Sons. In the book, the author examines the women’s…

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