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    NASA Engineer on Mars Exploration

    NASA Engineer Adam Steltzner, the lead engineer of the Curiosity rover landing on Mars, talked about space exploration.  “And You Think Parallel Parking is Hard?” was a…

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    Micro Philanthropy

    Charles Best talked about his micro philanthropy Web site and the impact of technology on everyday life. He was interviewed by Darren Walker. “The New Philanthropy” was a…

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    Book Discussion on The Director and Blowback

    David Ignatius and Valerie Plame talked about the real-life stories that informed their novels. David Ignatius is the author of The Director, a novel about a CIA mole hunt to find a…

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    Technology and Policing, Gun Violence

    New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton was interviewed about the crime rate drop in his city. Then former Representative Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) discussed gun violence and her…

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    Panels on Technology, Society, and Social Media

    Panelists talked about how to include more minorities in the technology industry, the critical importance of mentoring, using the Internet to make a difference, and a panel on information…

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    Entrepreneurship and the Economy

    Panelists talked about starting their own businesses. Panelists included Hamdi Ulukaya, who talked about mass marketing Chobani Greek yogurt, Nicholas Cary, who talked about the…

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    Brian Greene on the Origins of the Universe

    Brian Greene was interviewed by Walter Isaacson about the origins of the universe. Topics included the origin of the term “Big Bang Theory.” Professor Greene is the author…

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    American Small Towns and Cities

    James Fallows and his wife Deborah Fallows talked about their travels to small towns around the U.S. to meet people and hear their stories. They talked about their observations,…

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    Global Economic Outlook

    Panelists discussed the state of the global economy. They predicted that monetary policy in the U.S. would remain largely the same over the next few years, warned about potential…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka was interviewed at The Atlantic’s the third annual Economy Summit. He talked about labor unions, the U.S. trade agenda, collective bargaining rights, and the state of…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Jason Furman

    White House Council of Economic Advisers Chair Jason Furman talked about the U.S. economy, the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, and the U.S. trade agenda. This discussion was part…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Sheila Bair

    Sheila Bair talked about the U.S. economy, the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law, and the housing market.  This discussion was part of an economic conference hosted by the…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Sylvia Mathews Burwell

    White House Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell talked about the Obama administration’s 2014 budget request, and said progress ccould be made with House Speaker John Boehner and…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Judd Gregg

    Former Senate Budget Committee Chair Judd Gregg (R-NH) was interviewed at The Atlantic's the third annual Economy Summit. He talked about the Republican Party, sanctions against…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Alice Rivlin

    Alice Rivlin was interviewed at The Atlantic's third annual Economy Summit. She talked about the Affordable Care Act, the federal budget, the earned income tax credit, and the U.S.…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Michael Froman

    Michael Froman was interviewed at The Atlantic's third annual Economy Summit. He talked about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership…

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    2014 Economy Summit, McIntire and Vague

    Lee McIntire, chairman of the construction and engineering firm CH2M Hill, spoke about infrastructure development. He was followed by Richard Vague, former CEO of First USA Bank, who…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Grover Norquist

    Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform talked about the 2014 midterm elections and 2016 presidential election. He said Republicans have a 50 percent chance of winning a Senate…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Domestic Economy Panel

    Panelists talked about the U.S. economy and the federal budget. Speakers included Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Vice President Biden, Maya MacGuiness of the Committee for…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Representative Chris Van Hollen

    Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talked about the federal budget. He said House Republicans were considering a budget plan that would change the terms of the Ryan-Murray budget…

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