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    National Security Policy

    Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes took part in a conversation on the Obama administration’s foreign policy and national security strategy. He also discussed his role in…

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    Obama Administration Speeches and Rhetoric

    Former presidential speechwriters talked about the rhetorical skills of President Obama and offered insights from their own experiences working with past presidents.

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    Race and Sex in the Mid-20th Century

    Professor Marcia Chatelain talked about the different types of sex education used across the country in the 1950s and why such courses have become politically divisive. She compared…

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    President Obama Remarks on Poverty

    President Obama participated in a panel discussion on poverty. Panelists also included Harvard University Professor Robert Putnam and American Enterprise Institute President Arthur…

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    Sexual Assault in the Military

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter spoke before an audience of Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) students in Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall. He talked about the need for…

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    Bill Clinton on Public Service

    Former President Bill Clinton talked about how a sense of purpose influenced his life in public service. This was the third of a series of lectures on the people and events that shaped…

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    Law Enforcement and Race Relations

    James Comey spoke about law enforcement and race relations. He urged police to get to know the communities they serve and talked about the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael…

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    Women and the Economy

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke at an event hosted by Georgetown’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security, of which Secretary Clinton is an honorary founding…

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    Ebola Response

    Ron Klain and Dr. Anthony Fauci talked about domestic and international responses to the Ebola outbreak. Mr. Klain stressed Congress approving President Obama’s…

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    2014 Midterm Election Review

    Panelists at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy talked about the impact of the 2014 midterm elections and answered audience questions.

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    Christine Lagarde on the Global Economy

    Christine Lagarde previewed the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) annual meeting with World Bank leaders, and talked about the state of the global economy. She said that the…

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    Eliminating Syria's Chemical Weapons

    Sigrid Kaag, special coordinator of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)-United Nations Joint Mission to eliminate the chemical weapons programme of the Syrian…

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    Liberian President on Ebola Outbreak

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf spoke by video conference about the Ebola crisis in Western Africa. She talked about the efforts being made to combat it and said that her…

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    Response to Western Africa Ebola Outbreak

    Panelists talked about the social, political, and cultural challenges of combating the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa. Topics included the health care infrastructure, quarantine and…

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    Western Africa Ebola Outbreak Conference

    Panelists talked about the Ebola outbreak in the Western Africa countries of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Congo, including how the urban nature of the current outbreak made…

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    Implications of the Ebola Crisis

    Panelist discussed the health and economic effects of the Ebola outbreak on the Western Africa countries of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Congo. They discussed the legal…

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    Bill Clinton on Public Policy

    Bill Clinton talked about approaches to public policy that he believes can improve people’s lives. This was the second of a series of lectures on the people and events that…

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    Justice Sotomayor on Supreme Court and Constitutional Law

    Justice Sonia Sotomayor talked about her career as a prosecutor, district judge, appellate judge, and Supreme Court justice. She stressed the importance of relationships and public…

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    Jews in the Progressive Era

    Georgetown University Professor Jonathan Ray talked about the lives of American Jews in the Progressive Era, including questions about Jewish assimilation into the wider American…

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    Helping War Veterans

    Panelists talked about efforts to help the reintegration of returning war veterans. The event included opening remarks by Colonel Rich Morales, executive director of the White…

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