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    Book Discussion on The Transfer Agreement

    Edwin Black talked about his book The Transfer Agreement: The Dramatic Story of the Pact Between the Third Reich and Jewish Palestine (Dialog Press; 25th anniversary ed. August 25,…

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    Washington Classroom with Craig Crawford

    Craig Crawford talked about the 2012 Republican presidential primary race, and past presidential primary contests.

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    Religion and Identity

    Rosemarie Zagarri talked about the history of religion and religious identity in America from the Colonial period to the Civil War. Some of the groups discussed included the Puritans…

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    Evolution of Presidential Debates

    Stephen Farnsworth, Robert Lichter, Rob Ritchie, and Carolyn Curiel talked about the evolution of presidential debates. They discussed the candidates' performances in the first two…

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    Washington Classroom with Pat Buchanan

    Pat Buchanan talked to students about Richard Nixon’s 1968 presidential campaign.

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    Vietnam Veterans

    Meredith Lair, history professor at George Mason University, spoke to college students about the treatment of soldiers returning from the Vietnam War and looked at the accuracy of accounts…

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    The Modern Presidency, Part 1

    Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith lectured a class on what he termed the beginning of the "modern presidency". The first portion of the class focused on President William…

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    Mason Award Presentation to Stephen King

    Stephen King was the recipient of the Fall for the Book’s 2011 Mason Award, which recognizes authors who have made extraordinary contributions to bringing literature to a wide reading…

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    Murder of Emmett Till

    George Mason University professor Suzanne Smith talked about the Emmett Till case, including details of his murder, the investigation and trial, race relations in Mississippi in the 1950s…

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    The Modern Presidency, Part 2

    Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith lectured a class on what he termed the beginning of the "modern presidency". The second portion of the class focused on Presidents Theodore…

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    Remembering LBJ

    Participants talked about President Johnson’s place in history and the major events of his administration. Among the topics addressed were his interest in the poor and…

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    Nixon Presidency and Watergate

    John Dean, former White House counsel to the Nixon administration from 1970 to 1973, spoke with students about the Nixon presidency and Watergate, his role in the Watergate scandal, and his…

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    1976 Presidential Election

    Former White House communications director and the architect of Jimmy Carter’s presidential bid Gerald Rafshoon talked about how the former president won the 1976…

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    Race and Domestic Policy

    Panelists focused on issues of race, minority rights, and challenges facing the Latino and African-American communities. Among the topics they addressed were media imaging and…

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    2010 Midterm Elections

    Mr. Solomon and Mr. Malone spoke to college students about the 2010 midterm elections and potential impact of the Republican-led majority in the House of Representatives on…

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    Race and International Policy

    Panelists focused on issues of race, minority rights, and U.S. foreign policy goals. Among the topics addressed were U.S. relations with and assistance to Haiti, the U.S. response to…

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    Ronald Reagan's Foreign Policy

    Colin Dueck teaches history in the Department of Public and International Affairs at George Mason University. The author of two books on the evolution of American foreign policy…

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    State of the Union Addresses

    Mike Allen talked about the upcoming 2011 State of the Union address, specifically the elements of a successful State of the Union address and how this State of the Union might be different…

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    Washington Classroom with Stephen Farnsworth

    Stephen Farnsworth talked about the press and the presidency, and the changing media environment.
    This course was a joint educational partnership between C-SPAN, the Washington Center,…

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    Congress and the Republican Party

    Former Representative Connie Morella (R-MD) talked about Congress and the Republican Party. Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue…

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