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    A Critical View of Sunday Morning Talk Shows

    Mr. Perrin and Mr. Eastland, both media critics, discussed the influence of Sunday morning public affairs programs on American political thinking. They focused on the role of…

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    Book Discussion on Energy in the Executive

    Mr. Eastland discussed the main ideas of his book, Energy in the Executive: The Case for the Strong Presidency, published by The Free Press, which addressed the powers and ethics of…

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    Significant Supreme Court Cases

    Panelists discussed significant Supreme Court decisions and their impact on subsequent cases and policy. These cases include Griswold, Bowers v. Hartwick, and Roe v.…

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    Washington Journal: Monday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Blacks, Women & Jews & the Constitution

    A panel discusses Robert Goldwin’s new book, Why Blacks, Women, and Jews Are Not Mentioned in the Constitution, and Other Unorthodox Views.

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    Washington and Lee University Symposium

    The panel talked about the balance of powers between the Obama Administration and Congress. The balance was described as a pendulum that would empower Congress at the determent of the…

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    Operation Alliance

    Attorney General Edwin Meese III briefed reporters about the formation of Operation Alliance, a joint US - Mexico anti-drug smuggling operation. Vice President George HW Bush and…

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    Washington Journal at American Spectator

    The American Spectator magazine was profiled. Editors, managers and the publisher talked about their roles at the magazine as well as its main focus and niche in the magazine market.…

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    Affirmative Action Review

    The subcommittee reviewed federal affirmative action policies for the first time and could propose legislation to reform the existing rules. Witnesses testified about race and sex…

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    Constitutional Interpretations

    Legal scholars discussed how U.S. Supreme Court justices have interpreted the Constitution in major Supreme Court decisions, including the application of the Bill of Rights to the states…

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    Supreme Court Review

    Cases discussed The reasons behind the Court’s delay in handing down a decision in Webster v. Reproductive Health Services are discussed along with predictions as to what the decision…

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    Lessons from the Confirmation Process

    A panel of journalists and legal experts discussed the confirmation process for appointees to the Supreme Court in a forum sponsored by the Harvard Club of Washington, DC. Earlier in…

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    The Rehnquist Court

    The Institute of Bill of Rights Law, part of the William and Mary School of Law, marked the commencement of the new term of the United States Supreme Court with its 18th annual Supreme…

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    President Clinton's Press Battles

    Journalists and White House adviser Stephanopoulos discussed President Clinton’s relationship with the news media.

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    Washington Friday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Washington Thursday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Prospects for Limited Government

    Panelists examined the prospects for actually enacting their agenda as exemplified by the Republican Contract with America. They focused on how the Republicans would govern through…

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    New Politics of Affirmative Action

    Mr. Eastland spoke about the history of affirmative action programs and the political debate over them in the past twenty-five years. He argued that Republican presidents created…

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    Affirmative Action Future

    Journalists, researchers and public policy specialists talked about affirmative action as an election year issue and about the media’s treatment of the issue.

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