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    Book Discussion on Just Plain Dick

    Kevin Matson, contemporary history professor at Ohio University, talked about his book, Just Plain Dick: Richard Nixon’s Checkers Speech and the ‘Rocking, Shocking’…

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    Book Discussion on Selecting a President

    Eleanor Clift, contributing editor for Newsweek, explains the way the president of the United States is elected and reports that, although campaigns have modernized, the electoral system…

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    Book Discussion on A New Voice for Israel

    Jeremy Ben-Ami argued that Jewish Americans are not single-issue voters and are not represented by groups like The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). He says that a broader…

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    Book Discussion on Clarence Darrow: Attorney for The Damned

    John Farrell recounted the life and career of attorney Clarence Darrow (1857-1938). The author examined the defense attorney’s many noted cases, including his representation of…

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    Book Discussion on The Origins of Political Order

    Francis Fukuyama explores the origins and history of government. In the first of a two-part history the author ranges from the development of tribal societies to the earliest modern…

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    Memorial for Carla Cohen

    A memorial service was held for Carla Cohen, founder and co-owner of Washington DC’s Politics and Prose Bookstore, who died Monday, October 11, 2010, at the age of 74. Ms. Cohen…

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    Book Discussion on Know Your Power

    Representative Nancy Pelosi talked about her book, Know Your Power, published by Thorndike Press. In her book, Speaker Pelosi recounts her history as a daughter of a representative up…

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    Book Discussion on Very Strange Bedfellows

    Jules Witcover talked about his book Very Strange Bedfellows: The Short and Unhappy Marriage of Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew, published by PublicAffairs. In his book Mr. Witcover…

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    Book Discussion on Witness to the Promised Land

    John Stewart talked about his book Witness to the Promised Land: Observations on Congress and the Presidency from the Pages of "Christianity and Crisis", published by Seven Locks…

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    Book Discussion on A Court Divided: The Rehnquist Court

    Mr. Tushnet talked about his book A Court Divided: The Rehnquist Court and the Future of Constitutional Law, published by W. W. Norton and Company. Justice Rehnquist has served on…

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    International Lobbying

    Mr. Cohen spoke to students about lobbying strategies and developing messages based on global concerns. Among the issues he addressed were issues of civil, social and economic…

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    Book Discussion on Cardozo

    Mr. Kaufman discussed his new biography of Judge Benjamin Cardozo, who was chief judge of the New York Court of Appeals for many years and was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme…

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    Public Interest Advocacy

    During the first day of the Lobbying Institute’s two-week course, Mr. Cohen spoke about lobbying in the public interest. He spoke about the work of the Advocacy Institute to…

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    The Public Interest Movement in the 1990s

    Mr. Cohen spoke about the public interest and how it is represented in government and lobbying.

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    News Review

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