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    National Bipartisan Forum News Conference

    A number of prominent former and current public servants discussed ways of reintroducing bipartisan statesmanship into American political discourse. Former Senator Sam Nunn read the…

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    Breyer Confirmation Hearings

    Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice Steven Breyer was shown. Justice Breyer’s three…

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    Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing

    Committee members heard testimony from William Cohen, who retired from the Senate after three terms of representing Maine, President Clinton’s Secretary of Defense nominee. His…

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    National Security Appointments

    President Clinton appointed Senator Cohen, a Republican, to be Defense Secretary, Ambassador Albright to be the first female Secretary of State, Anthony Lake to be Director of Intelligence…

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    Washington Journal: Tuesday

    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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    The Trouble with Washington: Congress

    As part of a panel discussion titled, “The Trouble with Washington,” two former congressional leaders and Senator Cohen, who is retiring at the end of this year, discussed why…

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    U.S.-Asia Policy Debate

    Mr. Armacost moderated a discussion between Mr. Solarz and Mr. Cutter, who represented the Clinton campaign, and Mr. Zoellick and Mr. Paal, represented the Dole…

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    Senate Session

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    Senator Cohen Interview

    Senator Cohen talked about why he writes, the different types of things he writes and some of his favorite books and authors. He has written eight books in all, including poetry, spy…

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    Aviation Safety

    U.S. and British airport authorities testified about the necessity of heightened airport security. Witnesses gave input as to why these increases are necessary, and strategies to…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    ValuJet Grounding Part 1

    The subcommittee heard testimony concerning investigations by the Senate Oversight and Government Management subcommittee, which Senator Cohen chairs, and the Department of Transportation…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senator Simpson Roast

    Friends and colleagues, including former President Bush, gathered to honor Senator Simpson, who is retiring at the end of this year after eighteen years in the U.S. Senate. They shared…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    FAA Safety Inspection Program

    Committee members heard testimony from several FAA officials, and representatives from other federal agencies concerning the FAA safety inspection program. They testified three basic…

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