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    African American National Museum Groundbreaking Ceremony

    At a groundbreaking ceremony for the new National Museum of African American History and Culture speakers included President Obama, the museum’s director, the secretary of the…

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    Executive Compensation

    The committee held a second oversight hearing on executive compensation practices. Experts and government officials in the first panel testified about the current mortgage crisis…

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    Telecommunications Industry

    Kyle McSlarrow delivered the keynote address, giving an overview of the telecommunications marketplace. Then a discussion on the customer alternatives afforded by competition in the…

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    Children\'s Media

    A conference was held on the effect on children of growing up in an environment saturated by media. Among televisions, the Internet, iPods, movie screens, cell phones, and video games,…

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    Future of the Communications Industry

    After a special address by Kyle McSlarrow, a panel discussion titled, “View from the Top: Leadership Perspectives,” was moderated by Ms. Bartiromo. Industry executives…

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    Driving Success in the Digital Age

    At a Town Hall Meeting, Mr. Parsons spoke about future business models for media conglomerates. He addressed comments by investor Carl Icahn that Time Warner was “terribly…

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    Minorities in the News Media

    Mr. Parsons talked to students about diversity in the media. Among the topics he addressed were minority staffing at various levels of the news industry, media coverage of the…

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    Cable Industry Issues

    Cable industry leaders spoke about the future of the industry, integrating broadband technology in cable services, the state of competition, capability to deliver more and faster services,…

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    Cable Television and Digital Broadband Services

    Company executives talked about new cable television and digital broadband applications. Topics included the availability of high-definition television and increased digital broadband…

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    Corporate Leadership

    Secretary Rumsfeld spoke to business leaders about corporate challenges that businesses would face in light of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Among the issues he…

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    Awards Dinner

    As part of the Congressional Black Caucus awards dinner, Representative Jefferson recognized members of the caucus. Various awards were given to members of the African American…

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    Telecommunications Industry Issues

    Cable industry executives talked about the future of cable television and business opportunities. Among the topics they addressed were technical innovations, expansion of services,…

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    Social Security Reform

    Commissioners talked about a series of three recommendations to reform Social Security, all of which allowed some degree of personal investment of payroll taxes.

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    Social Security Issues

    Commission members questioned witnesses about the outlook for the Social Security program, as well as potential changes in Social Security.

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    Social Security Reform

    Mr. Moynihan and Mr. Parsons spoke to reporters about a meeting of the Social Security Commission to discuss Social Security reform. Following their remarks they answered…

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    Social Security Portable Personal Accounts

    In their third meeting, commission members heard testimony on the historical experience of administering portable personal accounts, various types of trust funds used by the Social Security…

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    Social Security Commission Report

    Following a meeting of the president’s Commission on Social Security, commissioners spoke to reporters about their interim report on the future of Social Security. The report…

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    Report on Strengthening Social Security

    The president’s Commission on Social Security met to finalize the language of its interim report on the future of the program and to create a mechanism for receiving public input at…

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    Social Security Reform

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    Social Security Reform

    Participants talked about proposed reforms to the Social Security system, including plans to add personal investment accounts, changing retirement ages, and extending the solvency of the…

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