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    Author Political Discussion

    Authors discussed the politics of the year and the 2000 presidential election. Mr. Olasky is the author of Compassionate Conservatism: What it is, What is Does, and How it Can…

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    Book Discussion on The Big Test

    Mr. Lemann talked about his book The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He focused on the Scholastic Aptitude Test…

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    Book Discussion on Big Trouble

    Panelists discussed the book, Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Struggle for the Soul of America by J. Anthony Lukas. Mr. Lukas died last June and the book…

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    Washington Journal at Washington Monthly

    Current and former members of the Washington Monthly staff talked about their tenure at the magazine, its main focus and its niche in the magazine market.

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    Tragedy of the Inner City

    In a conference entitled, “Common Ground: Where Can Liberals and Conservatives Agree?” panelists discussed how liberals and conservatives view the causes of and solutions to a…

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    Book Discussion on Promised Land: The Great Black Migration

    Mr. Lemann, correspondent for Atlantic Monthly, discussed his recent book, The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America. The book details the movement…

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    History of the War on Poverty

    The discussion is based on the author’s articles in the December, 1988 and January, 1989 issues of Atlantic Monthly.

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    Politics of the 1960s and The New Left

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    Political Discussion

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    Federal Deficit

    Mr. Lemann discussed the federal deficit and the required steps for the government to balance the budget. 

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