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    Book Discussion on Who Gets What--and Why

    Alvin Roth talked about his book, Who Gets What - and Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Designm, about how markets really work. Professor Roth, who won the 2012 Nobel…

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    Future of the New York Times

    Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., and Dean Baquet talked about the past, present, and future of the New York Times. They discussed the paper’s shift to digital content. They were…

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    Book Discussion on The Contender

    Michael Shnayerson talked about his book, The Contender: Andrew Cuomo, a Biography, about the political career of Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) and his ambition to become President of the…

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    Book Discussion on The Underground Girls of Kabul and Without You, There Is No Us

    Jenny Nordberg, author of The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan, and Suki Kim, author of Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of…

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    Roosevelt and Churchill in Wartime

    Nigel Hamilton and Allen Packwood talked about the World War II leadership styles of President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. The Roosevelt House…

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    Book Discussion on Landslide

    Jonathan Darman talked about his book, Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America, in which he examines the presidential election of Lyndon Baines Johnson in 1964 and…

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    Book Discussion on Price of Fame

    Sylvia Jukes Morris talked about her book, Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce, her second volume on the life of conservative commentator and former Representative Clare Booth…

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    Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    Panelists talked about the life and legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. They described their encounters with the former First Lady after she left the White House, and talked about…

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    Eisenhower and Domestic Policy

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s domestic policies and priorities, including civil rights and the National Highway Act. Eisenhower’s grandson David,…

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    Winston Churchill's American Mother

    Winston Churchill’s grand-grandchildren, Randolph and Jennie Churchill, talked about their family’s American past. The former Prime Minister’s mother was born in…

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    Eisenhower and Foreign Policy

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Middle East policies and the Eisenhower Doctrine.  The panel was part of a conference titled, “Ike Reconsidered:…

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    Eisenhower and Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s views and actions in regarding civil rights, including the desegregation of the armed forces, appointments of pro civil rights…

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    Eisenhower's Presidential Leadership

    Panelists talked about former President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s leadership, including his policies, political beliefs, speeches, style, and legacy. This panel was part of a conference…

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    Book Discussion on Army of God

    Author David Axe and illustrator Tim Hamilton talked about their book, Army of God: Joseph Kony’s War in Central Africa, in which they chronicle the crimes of Joseph Kony and his…

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    Editorial Cartoons and Health Care Reform

    Dr. Theodore Brown and political cartoonist Clay Bennett spoke at a forum on the use of editorial cartoons and the history of efforts to pass universal health care…

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    Former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps

    Michael Copps spoke at the Roosevelt House in New York City about the Future of the Federal Communications Commission He warned that the agency is headed towards allowing a new wave of…

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    Winston Churchill's Leadership Style

    Celia Sandys opens the Winston Churchill lecture series at the Morgan Library and Museum by discussing Churchill’s leadership style, his oratory, and his lasting impact. Sandys…

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    Making Washington Work

    Panel Discussion on how LBJ viewed government’s role, and his efforts to institute civil rights legislation and social reform. CBS Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer…

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    Robert Caro on President Lyndon B. Johnson

    Next, Robert Caro, author of “The Years of Lyndon Johnson” examines the origins of the President’s beliefs about the role of government. He discusses why Lyndon B.…

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    Anita Hill Testimony 20 Years Later, Panel 3

    Panelists talked about lessons learned from Professor Anita Hill’s 1991 congressional hearing that future Supreme Court Justice Clarence had sexually harassed her with his use of…

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