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    2006 Midterm Election Predictions

    Panelists talked about the 2006 midterm elections, the balance of power in both houses of Congress, polling data prior to the elections, and the prospects of the Republican Party losing…

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    Debate on Confidentiality of Sources

    A debate was held on the question: “Should the Law Protect Reporters from Having to Disclose Confidential Sources?” Speaking for the affirmative: Judith Miller, a New York Times…

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    Same-Sex Marriage Debate

    Participants debated the question, “Should Government Accept Same-Sex Marriage?” Arguing “yes” was Mary Bonauto, attorney for Massachusetts' GLAD chapter, who argued…

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    Civil Liberties Debate

    Participants debated the proposition “we are sacrificing civil liberties to the war on terrorism.” Among the topics they addressed were the USA Patriot Act, law enforcement…

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    Should Human Cloning be Banned?

    The topic of the 14th College of Communication “Great Debate” was “Should Human Cloning be Banned?” br/ Following the formal presentations of arguments for and…

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    Should the U.S. Remove Saddam Hussein?

    In a series titled “The Great Debate,” participants debated the proposition “Should the U.S. Remove Sadam Hussein?” Following the formal presentations of arguments…

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    Reparations for Slavery

    As part of an annual debate program, participants debated whether the U.S should pay reparations for slavery. Among the issues they addressed were the current state of race relations,…

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    Television Air Time for Political Candidates

    Following opening arguments and rebuttals by participants over the proposition that free television time should be provided to political candidates in a campaign, members of the audience…

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