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    Making Washington Work

    Panel Discussion on how LBJ viewed government’s role, and his efforts to institute civil rights legislation and social reform. CBS Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer…

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    Book Discussion on Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues

    Bill Moyers talked with Garrison Keillor about his latest book of interviews drawn from his PBS series, “Bill Moyers Journal.” He also responded to questions from members of the…

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    Memorial Service for Sargent Shriver

    A wake was held for R. Sargent Shriver Jr. who died on January 18, 2011. Mr. Shriver, who was married to President John F. Kennedy’s sister Eunice, was the first director of…

    4,438 views
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    Legacy of President Lyndon Johnson

    Former White House colleagues spoke about the legacy of President Lyndon B. Johnson at a forum celebrating the 100th birthday of President Johnson. They talked about their experiences…

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    Awards Dinner

    The Campaign for America’s Future held an awards dinner at their “Take Back America” conference, which was held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. Slide presentations or…

    471 views
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    State of Journalism

    Bill Moyers spoke about journalism and the news industry, media ethics, various experiences during his career, and the relationship between politicians and the media. He also talked…

    1,137 views
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    Lady Bird Johnson Funeral Service

    A funeral service was held for former first lady Lady Bird Johnson at the Riverbend Centre in Austin, Texas. Eulogies were delivered by Mrs. Johnson’s daughters and…

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    Book Discussion on Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption

    William Cope Moyers talked about his memoir, Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption, published by Viking. The author and his parents were interviewed on stage by radio host Jim…

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    News and Documentary Emmy Awards

    The 27th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were presented by the National Television Academy at a black-tie ceremony at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York City. Newsmakers…

    501 views
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    Government Secrecy

    Mr. Moyers delivered the keynote address at a conference titled “National Security Archives: Celebrating 20 Years of Keeping Government Honest.” He spoke about the history…

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    Politics and Public Television

    In remarks often critical of the media establishment, Bill Moyers, former host of Public Broadcasting Service’s Now, talked about the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), past…

    71 views
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    Book Discussion on Moyers on America

    Mr. Moyers discussed his book, Moyers on America: A Journalist and His Times, published by New Press. The author also read from his book and discussed a variety of topics,…

    71 views
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    Salute to Peace Corps Giants

    At a dinner honoring past leaders and volunteers of the Peace Corps, honorees include Sargent Shriver, the first Peace Corps director. President Kennedy established the Peace Corps in…

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    Public Affairs and Public Broadcasting

    Mr. Greenfield moderated a panel discussion on public broadcasting. Among the issues they addressed were the quality of public affairs programming, news and documentary…

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    Money, Power and Political Influence

    Mr. Moyers talked about the influence of industrial money and power on politics.  He also talked about persons in government who then go into journalism, saying that he himself…

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    Lyndon Baines Johnson Remembered

    Participants reflected on their interactions with President Lyndon B. Johnson. Former reporters focused on how they covered the Johnson administration and how he included the press in…

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    Spirituality and Community

    Participants discussed various religious theologies and faiths as they related to contemporary issues and the global community. Among the issues addressed were religious exclusivity,…

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    Alzheimer's and Drug Addiction Appropriations

    Subcommittee members heard testimony on the need for more federal funding of Alzheimer’s disease research and drug treatment. Medical researchers and several persons who were…

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    County Government Issues

    County leaders from across the nation gathered for their annual legislative conference. Mr. Moyers talked about chemical addiction and a new PBS series he has helped create to…

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    Campaign Finance Reform

    Citizens from around the nation gathered to discuss campaign finance reform legislation and the recent defeat of a reform measure in Congress. They interacted with lawmakers and…

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