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    Book Discussion on Brain Droppings

    Mr. Carlin delivered a humorous speech in which he made fun of Washington politics and the language of politics. He also talked about America’s penchant for euphemism and…

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    The Sprawling of America

    Mr. Moe talked about preserving U.S. heritage as a part of local communities. He said that sprawl makes strip malls and subdivisions look the same in
    one city as in…

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    Book Discussion on Every Man a Tiger

    General Horner and Mr. Clancy talked about the relationship between the military and the media and the role that the media plays in forming public opinion about war. During their…

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    Book Discussion on Nightmare Hour

    Mr. Stine spoke to young readers about his writings and read excerpts from his new book Nightmare Hour. Mr. Stine has been named the most popular children’s book author in…

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    Tour de France Winner

    Mr. Armstrong talked about his cycling career and his battle with
    cancer. After his prepared remarks he took questions submitted by
    audience members.

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    College Drinking

    President Spanier talked about the problems of binge drinking on college campuses. He stressed that more students today are engaging in dangerous binge drinking which causes health and…

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    Media Coverage of the 2000 Presidential Campaign

    As part of a conference, “Are We Asking the Right Questions?: A Conference on Watchdog Journalism for Campaign 2000,” former Senator Simpson and journalists talked about media…

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    Future of Turkey

    Prime Minister Ecevit talked about his recent meeting with President Clinton regarding U.S. and Turkish relations. He also focused on the earthquake in Turkey that killed hundreds of…

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    American Theater

    Ms. Smith talked about the 49-year history of the Arena Stage theater in Washington, DC. She described the development of not-for-profit theaters, as well as the outreach, school…

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    Quayle Campaign Speech

    Mr. Quayle talked about his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. His speech focused on his experience as Vice President, character issues, and the message he hoped…

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    Significance of the Space Shuttle Program

    Colonel Collins talked about her recent space shuttle mission, the first one to be commanded by a female. She downplayed the significance of her part in the mission, heaping praise…

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    Youth Crime in America's Cities

    Mayor Menino was in Washington to unveil a new institute to serve youth, education and families and to improve the quality of life in towns and cities. The mayor is chairman of the…

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    Running a Three-Party Government

    Governor Ventura talked about his style of governance, his refusal to meet lobbyists, and his impressions of running a three-party government. After his remarks he answered questions…

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    Australian Economic Growth

    Mr. Murdoch talked about the economic prosperity in Australia. He focused on the Asian economic crisis and how Australia was able to thrive during those adverse…

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    Terrorism

    Mr. Wiesel discussed the Holocaust, human rights, and his writing. He also talked about terrorism and the threat it posed to future peace. Following his remarks he responded…

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    Humor in Public Life

    Secretary Glickman talked about the role that humor plays in public life and its importance in leadership roles. He also reflected on humorous stories from his tenure as Secretary of…

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    Integrity in Law Enforcement

    Attorney General Reno discussed the relationship between police and the citizens they protect. She focused on how trust between these two groups is essential for effective law…

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    30 Years After Apollo 11

    Mr. Aldrin spoke about the upcoming 30th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon mission that made him the second man on the moon. He also discussed the future of space exploration and…

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    Diabetes Research, Detection, and Treatment

    Ms. Johnson spoke about diabetes and the need for proper detection and research into treatments and cures. She also talked about her campaign to raise public awareness and…

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    Domestic Impact of National Security Policy

    Outlining his views on foreign affairs, Senator McCain was critical of the Clinton administration on issues from Kosovo to the Middle East to international trade, saying that…

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