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    Panel Discussion on Race in America

    Panelists talked about race in America in 2014, 50 years after the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. br/ “Can America be Post-Racial?” was a panel of the Fifth Annual…

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    Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 4, Minority Issues Panel

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its fourth day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice David Souter. …

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    Use of English in the Workplace

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a meeting which included presentations on the issue of employers specifying English as the common language of the workplace. Employers argue…

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    Assimilation of Immigrants

    The guest talked about her recent op-ed piece that supported the assimilation of immigrants, saying that Americans have forgotten the concept of other cultures assimilating into our…

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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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    Conservative Books, Panel 2

    During this program conservative authors discussed the impact of conservative political books on American culture and the presidential campaign. American Compass executive editor Brad…

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    BookExpo Book and Author Luncheon

    A panel of authors talked about their books, as well as current events and other issues. Mr. Lamb moderated the discussion. Among the topics addressed were the role of…

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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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    Reagan Miniseries

    In a live simulcast from Showtime, participants talked about a movie on President and Mrs. Reagan telecast the previous evening. The movie was originally made as a miniseries for…

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    Rally for the Troops, Rally for America

    People gathered in support of U.S. troops and America. Speakers, singers, and videos provided ideas, opinions, observations, and entertainment for the crowd. br/ Statements from…

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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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