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    Dayton Accords and the Future of Diplomacy

    Former President Clinton made introductory remarks before a panel of officials during his administration talked about the 1995 Dayton Accords that ended the war in Bosnia. They also…

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    Secretary of State Nomination Hearings, 2

    After their party caucus lunches, committee members heard continuing testimony from Ambassador Albright, President |Clinton’s Secretary of State nominee. Questions focused on the…

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    Secretary of State Nomination Hearings, 1

    Committee members heard testimony from Ambassador Albright, President Clinton’s Secretary of State nominee. Questions focused on the president’s and her views on a variety…

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    Secretary-General Swearing-In

    The new Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, was confirmed by the General Assembly last week. The outgoing Secretary General, the Security Council president Fulci, and…

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    Road to the White House

    This week’s program includes a speech by Vice President Gore to Democratic state party chairs in Tucson, AZ and portions of two news conferences, President Clinton’s…

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    National Security Appointments

    President Clinton appointed Senator Cohen, a Republican, to be Defense Secretary, Ambassador Albright to be the first female Secretary of State, Anthony Lake to be Director of Intelligence…

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    Global Role of the U.S.

    Ambassador Albright spoke about the U.S. role in international affairs, while explaining the importance of the United Nations. She also mentioned the larger role of women in world…

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    United Nations: What Is in It for the U.S.?

    Current and former ambassadors to the United Nations debated the merits of U.S. involvement in U.N. activities. They discussed topics such as the end of the Cold War, the role of the…

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    Michael Jackson Talk Radio Show

    In a special Washington, DC program, Mr. Jackson interviewed the first lady and several administration officials. Mrs. Clinton talked about some of her experiences as first…

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    U.S. Role in the United Nations

    Ambassador Albright spoke about why U.S. participation in, and leadership of, the United Nations is so important. She emphasized that U.S. has many interests which can best be…

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    Land Mine Ban

    After the president departed, Secretaries Christopher and Perry briefed reporters on the U.S. effort to create an international ban on anti-personnel land mines. Secretary Perry also…

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    Senator Muskie Funeral

    Family members, colleagues and friends gathered to honor Senator Muskie who died of a heart attack on 26 March. He served as the governor of Maine and briefly as Secretary of State…

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    U.S. Aircraft Downing By Cuba

    Ambassador Madeleine Albright reacted to Cuba’s downing of two U.S. civilian aircraft. She briefed reporters on the Security Council meeting early in the morning and the…

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    U.S.-Cuba Relations

    During this meeting of the U.N. Security Council, Ambassador Parrilla criticized the United States for manipulating the U.N. and the U.N. for allowing it do so. He also emphasized that…

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    Bosnia Reconstruction

    After attending meetings with representatives of 43 nations and 11 international organizations concerning the implementation of the Bosnian peace agreements, Ambassador Albright briefed the…

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    Bosnian Peace Talks

    Following a meeting with Secretary Christopher and Mr. Holbrooke, President Clinton talked with reporters about the Bosnian peace talks which begin tomorrow in Dayton, Ohio, and about…

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    United Nations Conference on Women

    Ambassador Albright, who will head the U.S. delegation, and Undersecretary Wirth briefed the media on the upcoming 4th United Nations Conference on Women in Beijing. Following prepared…

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    Global Gender Issues

    A video presentation of greetings from first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton was shown. Mr. Speth announced some of the findings in the 1995 Human Development Report published by the…

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    United Nations 50th Anniversary

    Following opening ceremonies and an invocation by Archbishop Tutu, host David Brinkley introduced occasional historic film footage, special music, a specially-composed poem, and the…

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    U.S. Defense Policy

    Committee members heard testimony from Ambassador Albright concerning proposed changes to U.S. defense policy that would give Congress more power at the president’s expense. This…

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