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    Million Man March

    Coverage of the Million Man March included open phones segments, live crowd shots, interviews with rally participants on the Mall, and speeches by African-American men from all walks of…

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    Education, Race, and the Achievement Gap

    Panelists talked about education and how race affects Latino, African-American, and Asian students. Topics included unequal opportunity, college preparation, teacher quality, and…

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    Brown v. Board of Education, Morning Session

    Participants talked about the legacy of the decision in Brown v. Board of Education on the 50th anniversary of the landmark case. Among the topics they addressed were the state of race…

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    Public School Funding

    The subcommittee heard testimony from city officials and school administrators on funding for public schools on the federal, state and local level, and the role of the federal government in…

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    Affirmative Action Town Hall Meeting

    Panelists talked about affirmative action, including the case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the University of Michigan’s affirmative action admissions…

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    Ceremony Honoring Judge Joseph Weis

    Judges and politicians spoke in a forum during the Third Circuit Judicial Conference of the U.S. Court of Appeals in honor of Judge Joseph Weis. The forum included the remarks of…

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    Solutions to Urban Violence

    This conference has been exploring issues concerning the causes, costs and cures for violence in this country. Mayor Kelly moderated this panel on solutions to violence which she felt…

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    Convention Resolutions and Remarks

    Several Democratic office-holders from around the nation delivered brief remarks during the final evening of the 1992 Democratic National Convention. The remarks period included a…

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    Save Our Cities and Save Our Children

    Residents of cities throughout the United States gathered in Washington DC to protest the state of American cities and their many related social problems. Many important political…

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    Future of U.S. Drug Policy

    The panelists discussed and debated the future of U.S. drug policy. The primary issue of contention was whether or not some illegal drugs should be legalized. Mr. Bennett and…

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    Drug Policy Reform

    Baltimore Mayor Kurt Schmoke delivered a speech titled “The Debate of Drug Policy Reform” at the annual International Conference on Drug Policy Reform held by the Drug Policy…

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    The Future of Soviet Democracy

    Former President Yeltsin, now a member of the presidium of the Supreme Soviet, talked about the future of democracy in the Soviet Union, diplomacy, world peace, U.S.-Russia relations, and…

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    Lead Paint Poisoning Initiative

    Administration officials spoke about federal initiatives to protect children from lead poisoning in older housing. They stressed the importance of federal assistance in lead abatement…

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    Cable TV Consumer Protection Act of 1991

    The committee heard testimony on the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1991, a bill designed to protect consumers from the penalties resulting from the…

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    Book Discussion on Question Time

    Politicians and academicians responded to questions from an audience representing a cross-section of Americans and British expatriates on the 1992 presidential election during the taping of…

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    The Ron Smith Show

    A simulcast of the Ron Smith Show on WBAL. Mr Smith and his guests, Mayor Kurt Smoke of Baltimore and Frank DeFilippo answered callers' questions. Mr Smith also spoke with…

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    Mayors Relationship to Clinton Administration

    Mayors from around the U.S. spoke in a news conference to discuss how U.S. mayors will relate with the Clinton presidential administration. The news conference followed a meeting of…

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    Presidential Politics and the Media

    The panelists participated in a forum titled “Election '96 - The Picking of the President: Politics and the Media.” They criticized the lack of substance in the campaign and in…

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    Labor-Management Relations

    A forum was held on labor-management relations in the public sector. The members of the panel gave an individual presentation on the various topics that effect labor-management…

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