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    Brokaw Fourth Estate Award

    Colleagues paid tribute to Tom Brokaw for his career and accomplishments in journalism. Mr. Brokaw then made remarks after receiving the Fourth Estate Award for his achievements…

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    Corporate Governance

    Chairman Donaldson talked about corporate governance, one year after the passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The law, the largest overhaul of business practices since the 1930s, places…

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    Communications Industry Issues

    Mr. Powell talked about the impact of new technologies on the communications industry. He also talked about emerging communications technology and future applications of internet…

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    Cancer Research

    Cancer survivors spoke about their battle with cancer, progress made in cancer treatments, and the future of cancer research. They also talked about their efforts to influence…

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    Reproductive Rights

    Ms. Michelman, departing president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, talked about abortion rights. Included were topics such as the Roe v. Wade case, her 20 years of work with NARAL…

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    U.S. Health Care Policy

    Mr. Gilmartin talked about the future of health care in the U.S. and the world. According to Mr. Gilmartin, the major problems are the rising cost of health care and…

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    Earth Day and the Environment

    Former Wisconsin governor and former U.S. Senator Nelson founded Earth Day in 1970. That event is considered the beginning of the modern environmental movement. He talked about his…

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    Effects of U.S. Militarism

    Mr. Clark talked about U.S. foreign policy and the use of militarism to forward policy goals. Among the topics he addressed were recent military operations in Iraq, media coverage…

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    National Memorial Day Concert Preparations

    Mr. Davis and others spoke about the importance of Memorial Day, patriotism, and the goals of a National Memorial Day concert that he was scheduled to emcee the following…

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    Opposition to War with Iraq

    Mr. Robbins and Former Representative Andrews spoke about their opposition to war with Iraq. They also criticized the Bush administration for stifling opposition voices to the…

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    World Bank Activities

    Mr. Wolfensohn talked about the role of the World Bank in trying to put together a plan for the reconstruction of Iraq, including that country’s administration, education,…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    Senator Biden talked about the security of the United States, focusing on threats to U.S. national security and what foreign policies would best serve the country. He argued for a…

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    Environmental Issues

    Mr. Kennedy talked about the Bush administration’s environmental policies, levels of pollution around the country, the influence of special interests on energy policy, and…

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    Federal Government Financial Condition

    Mr. Walker talked about the financial condition and fiscal outlook for the federal government. Among the issues he addressed were the size of projected deficits, performance…

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    NASA's Strategic Plan

    Mr. O’Keefe spoke about the future of the space program, the loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, and the benefits of space exploration. Following his remarks he answered…

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    Iraqi Reconstruction and Stabilization

    Mr. Bremer talked about reconstruction efforts in Iraq. Among the issues he addressed were conditions in the country, threats to security, and the state of the…

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    Progress in Homeland Security

    Secretary Ridge spoke about progress made by the Department of Homeland Security during its first 100 days. Among the issues he addressed were pot and border security, efforts to…

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    Health Issues

    Dr. Gerberding spoke about various programs at the Centers for Disease Control and the future of public health programs. Among the topics she addressed were the response to SARS,…

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    Intellectual Property Law

    Senator Hatch spoke about intellectual property law and file sharing over the Internet. He also talked about the costs and potential penalties for copyright violations. Following…

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    Railroad Transportation

    Mr. Gunn talked about the operations and future of Amtrak. He discussed recent maintenance and service projects Amtrak had undertaken, and was optimistic about Amtrak’s…

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