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    The Legacy of John F. Kennedy

    Historians and authors at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, Massachusetts talked about President Kennedy’s legacy on the 50th anniversary of his death. Speakers…

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    Book Discussion on Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?

    Neil Gross talked about his book, Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?, in which he examines why a majority of America’s college and university professors are…

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    Future of Business Schools

    Panelists talked about the future of business schools and how they might change in the future. Among the topics they addressed were the value of a business degree, business ethics as…

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    Book Discussion on Covering America: A Narrative History of a Nation's Journalism

    Christopher Daly recounts 300 years of reportage in the United States. Professor Daly examines the current arguments that journalism is in danger and points to the numerous obstacles…

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    2011 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards

    The J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards were given at Columbia University in New York City. Eliza Griswold received the Lukas Book Award for The Tenth Parallel. Isabel Wilkerson…

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    Wikileaks Publication of Classified Documents

    Editors of The New York Times and The Guardian spoke about the release of classified diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks. They said that they would stand behind the publisher,…

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    Big Media

    Two authors discussed their books on the history of communications industries. Richard John, the author of Network Nation: Inventing American Telecommunications (2010), focused on the…

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    Book Discussion on Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers

    Following a performance of the play Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers, Victor Navasky moderated a discussion among principals of the case about the original publication of the…

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    Language of Political Candidates

    In the second panel discussion, “Deceiving Images: The Science of Manipulation,” Frank Luntz and others talked about how political candidates use language.  “There…

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    After Words with Nicholas Lemann

    Interviewed by Herman Belz, Nicholas Lemann discussed his book Redemption: The Last Battle of the Civil War, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. In his book Mr. Lemann says…

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    Media and the Courts

    Panelists evaluated the arguments for and against cameras in federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. They speculated about the impact C-SPAN could have on the U.S. judicial…

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    Reporting and Editing International News

    A forum on reporting and editing international news in the post-September 11 world was moderated by Mr. Lemann. Editors who oversee foreign correspondents talked about new dangers…

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    J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project

    Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and Harvard University’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism presented the 2004 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Awards. This year,…

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    Unacknowledged Legislators: Lukas Prize Panel

    The annual J. Anthony Lukas Book Prizes for narrative nonfiction were presented. The winners then participated in a panel discussion on the effects that writers and their works can…

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    News Review

    Participating from New York City, Mr. Lemann talked about headline news issues. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    J. Anthony Lukas Awards

    The annual J. Anthony Lukas Book Prizes for narrative nonfiction were presented. The winners then participated in a panel discussion on journalism and morality. Participants were…

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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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