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    Book Discussion on James K. Polk

    Mr. Seigenthaler talked about his book, James K. Polk, published by Times Books. He described Polk as key to the U.S. westward expansion, and who carried forward the idea of…

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    50th Anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy's Swearing-In

    Family, friends and colleagues of the of former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy honored his memory and legacy at an event commemorating his swearing-in as attorney general January 21,…

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    Religion in the 1960 Presidential Campaign

    A panel discussion marked the 50th anniversary of the 1960 presidential campaign, won by then-Senator John F. Kennedy over then-Vice President Richard Nixon. The panelists talked about…

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    Media Coverage of the Civil Rights Movement

    Veteran journalists talked in detail about their experiences in the South during the civil rights movement. Topics included the nation-wide effects of the movement, the influence of…

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    Book Discussion on Coup

    Keel Hunt and others talked about his book, Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Republican Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon Scandal, in which he…

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    Robert Kennedy and the 1968 Campaign

    March 16, 2008 marked the 40th anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy’s announcement of his candidacy for president of the United States. Friends, relatives, and aides shared memories…

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    Book Discussion on The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate\'s Deep Throat

    Bob Woodward talked about his book The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate’s Deep Throat, published by Simon and Schuster. Former assistant director of the FBI Mark Felt recently…

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    Online Accuracy and the First Amendment

    John Seigenthaler talked about his experience when he was falsely accused online of being a suspect in the assassinations of President John Kennedy and his brother Robert Kennedy. 
    John…

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    Profiles in Courage Awards

    Annual John F. Kennedy Profiles in Courage Awards were presented to President Ford for his pardon of President Nixon and Representative Lewis for his participation in the civil rights…

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    Reliability of Online News and Information Resources

    Mr. Milewski moderated a panel discussion on the reliability of online news and information resources. Among the topics the panelists discussed were recklessness among some…

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    Robert F. Kennedy, Attorney General

    Robert F. Kennedy was posthumously awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters degree by Duquesne Law School, which was accepted by his widow. Then family members and colleagues of the late…

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    Presidential Biographers

    Members of a President’s Day panel talked about the presidential biographies they wrote for Times Books' American Presidents series. Mr. Schlesinger, the general editor of…

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    Tribute to Arthur Schlesinger

    Moderated by John Seigenthaler, three distinguished historians paid tribute to fellow historian Arthur Schlesinger and talked about his life and career. Mr. Schlesinger was…

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    The Legacy of Robert F. Kennedy

    Participants spoke about the life and career of Robert F. Kennedy, telling anecdotal stories and relating their personal relationships with him. Among the topics they raised were…

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    Profiles in Courage Awards

    Members of the Kennedy family presented the eighth annual John F. Kennedy Profile In Courage Award to Judge Price. The award was created to honor courage in public life. Judge…

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    Politics and Humor

    As part of a conference titled, “Votes and Jokes: Laughter and America’s Political Personality,” the participants examined both the humor used by politicians and the…

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    25th Anniversary of USA Today

    A panel of veteran journalists discussed the topic, “Reinventing the News Business: 1982 and Today.” USA Today was launched as the first national newspaper on September 15,…

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    Book Discussion on The Children

    David Halberstam discusses his new book, The Children In the book, Mr. Halberstam profiled the young men and women active in the Civil Rights movement in Nashville, Tennessee in the…

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    Limits on Free Speech

    The panelists discussed the role of free speech in America, focusing on the point at which one person’s right to freedom of speech conflicts with another’s right to be free of…

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    Robert F. Kennedy Book and Journalism Awards

    Ms. Hargrove accepted the 19th annual Robert F. Kennedy Print award and Mr. Christianson accepted an award for his book With Liberty for Some. Representative Lewis accepted an…

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