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    Roberts Supreme Court Nomination

    Women leaders spoke to reporters about their support for the nomination of John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court. They discussed his background, qualifications, personal experiences,…

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    After Words with Jorge Ramos

    Jorge Ramos talked about his book, Dying to Cross: The Worst Immigrant Tragedy in American History, published by Rayo. It was the story of 19 Mexican immigrants who died while…

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    Affirmative Action Debate

    In an Affirmative Action Debate, Lee Bollinger, the former president of Michigan University and the named defendant in the two most recent Supreme Court affirmative action cases, argued…

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    Affirmative Action

    The guests talked about affirmative action, including the history, purpose, legalities, and implementations. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    Book Discussion on An Unlikely Conservative and Square Peg

    Republican party members Ms. Chavez and Senator Hatch discussed their respective political memoirs titled, An Unlikely Conservative: The Transformation of An Ex-Liberal and Square Peg:…

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    Immigration and America's Future

    Participants talked about current immigration policy, foreign policy issues, maintaining an American national identity, and various immigration initiatives around the…

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    Are Black Americans Entitled to Slavery Reparations?

    Panelists talked about their opposition to slavery reparations. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of slavery on the development of the nation, issues of fairness, the…

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    News Review

    Ms. Chavez talked about news of the day. She also responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail. Three C-SPAN education fellows also participated.

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    Book Discussion on Commies

    Mr. Radosh talked about his book Commies: A Journey Through the Old Left, the New Left and the Leftover Left, published by Encounter Boods. During the 1960s Mr. Radosh was…

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    Labor Issues

    Ms. Chavez talked about the role of labor unions and their involvement in politics. Among the topics she addressed were the history of the labor movement, campaign fundraising,…

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    Labor Secretary Nominee Withdrawal

    Accompanied by several people she had helped over the years, Ms. Chavez said she had withdrawn her name for consideration as secretary of labor. Her decision came two days after…

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    Bush Transition Announcement

    President-Elect Bush announced his nominations for Secretary of Labor, Transportation and Energy. Following his remarks he answered questions from reporters and Secretary Mineta talked…

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    Middlesex Community College Commencement

    Ms. Chavez talked about the morals in American society. She focused on the school shooting in Littleton, Colorado and what citizens must do to reduce violence among children.

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    President's Race Initiative

    Several opponents of affirmative action programs spoke to reporters after meeting with the president. They talked about the need for more inclusion in the president’s initiative…

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    Assistant Attorney General Nomination

    Representatives of several groups expressed their opposition to Bill Lann Lee, President Clinton’s Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights nominee. They stressed that he is…

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    Book Discussion on America in Black and White

    The Thernstroms talked about their new book, America in Black and White: One Nation, Indivisible. The book is a statistical comparison of race relations over the past fifty years and…

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    Newspaper Roundtable

    In the newspaper roundtable, Ms. Chavez and Mr. Williams talked about current news stories of interest to them and took viewer calls.

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    Book Discussion on Race, Crime and the Law

    Professor Kennedy talked about his new book, Race, Crime and the Law. It focuses on the discrimination against African-Americans both as criminals and victims within the U.S. legal…

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    Book Discussion on The Idea of Decline in Western History

    Mr. Herman talked about his book, The Idea of Decline in Western History. The book focuses on the contributions of various 19th and 20th century thinkers, such as Nietzsche and Freud,…

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    Washington Journal: Sunday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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