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    Book Discussion on The End of Greatness

    Aaron David Miller talked about his book, The End of Greatness: Why America Can’t Have (and Doesn’t Want) Another Great President, in which he argues that American’s…

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    State Agenda on Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about civil rights issues at the closing plenary session of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators' annual legislative conference. They discussed voter…

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    Kennedy Vietnam Tapes

    Marc Selverstone talked about President Kennedy’s views on America’s involvement in Vietnam. 260 hours of President Kennedy’s recorded oval office conversations have…

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    Race and President Obama's Second Term

    Panelists talked about racial progress since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago and what disparities remained at the start of President Obama’s second…

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    Race and Reconciliation in America, Part 3

    Douglas Blackmon talked about his book, Slavery by Another Name, which details the age of “neo-slavery” that he asserts took place between the end of the Civil War and the…

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    Poverty Issues

    Panelists spoke about poverty in America and around the world, violence and civic disengagement amongst poor populations, and efforts by various groups to redress poverty. Among the…

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    Book Discussion on Slavery By Another Name

    Douglas Blackmon talked about his book Slavery By Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, published by Doubleday. He talked about the…

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    Delivering the News

    Mr. Steiger talked about how the kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal correspondent Daniel Pearl had affected media coverage of events in hazardous conflict zones and the…

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