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    Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, spoke at a campaign event at in Carnegie Mellon University’s Skibo Gymnasium.

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    Vice President Biden Remarks in Pittsburgh

    Vice President Joe Biden donned a United Steel Workers cap as he spoke to union members before participating in the Alleghany County Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh. He was seen mingling with the crowd.

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    Vice President Biden Remarks to United Steelworkers

    Vice President Joe Biden gave a Labor Day address to the United Steelworkers in the lobby of their international headquarters building in Pittsburgh. 

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    President Obama Remarks at VFW Convention

    President Obama spoke at the 116th Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention in Pittsburgh. He talked about the Iran nuclear deal, continued to make the case for the Iran deal, saying that opponents of the deal are the same people who “were so quick to go to war in Iraq” and who said the war would only take a few months. He also vowed to fix the issues affecting veterans, including health care, employment, and lending.

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    Book Discussion on Doing History from the Bottom Up

    Staughton Lynd talked about his book Doing History from the Bottom Up: On E.P. Thompson, Howard Zinn, and Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below, in which he argues the importance of writing about history from the point of view of those whose voices are normally marginalized. In his book, he profiles historians such as E.P. Thompson, Howard Zinn, and David Montgomery, who approached history this way.

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    Donora 1948 Air Quality Crisis

    Brian Charlton of the Donora Smog Museum talked about the origin of the 1948 Donora air quality crisis and how it led to changing perceptions of air pollution and industrialization. Over a three day period in October of 1948 hundreds of people became sick and 21 died from a mysterious smog that had enveloped the town of Donora, Pennsylvania. The Senator John Heinz History Center hosted this event.

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    President Obama Remarks at TechShop in Pittsburgh

    President Obama made remarks during a tour of the TechShop facility in Pittsburgh. He spoke about boosting the economy through investments in manufacturing and entrepreneurship. At the start of the event, he talked about the capture of one of the individuals responsible for the September 2011 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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    Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theories, Oliver Stone

    Film director Oliver Stone talked about his documentary series, Oliver Stone’s Untold History of the United States. Mr. Stone took questions from the audience about the series and accompanying book, as well as on his 1991 film, JFK, which examined the events surrounding President Kennedy’s death. Mr. Stone told the audience he did not think Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, and believed there was a subsequent cover-up.

    “Untold History” was a presentation at “Passing the Torch: An International Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy.” The October 17-19, 2013, event was the annual conference of the Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law at Duquesne University.

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    Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theories, Panel Discussion

    Panelists discussed the findings in the U.S. government’s official investigations of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, from the Warren Commission in 1964 to the Assassination Records Review Board in 1998. They also spoke about information beyond what is found in those official reports.

    “From the WC to the ARRB: What Have We Learned?” was a panel of “Passing the Torch: An International Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy.” The event October 17-19, 2013, was the annual conference of the Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law at Duquesne University.

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    Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theories, Robert Tanenbaum and James Lesar

    Robert Tanenbaum and James Lesar talked about theories surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Mr. Tanenbaum reviewed the government’s conduct in the investigation of President Kennedy’s death, and Mr. Lesar gave his assessment of the job done by the Assassination Records Review Board, which issued its final report in 1998. An audio clip of the late federal investigator Gaeton Fonzi was played.


    “An Analysis of Government Misconduct: The House Select Committee on Assassinations” and “Reviewing the Assassination Records Review Board: An Uncertain Legacy” were presentations at “Passing the Torch: An International Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy.” The event October 17-19, 2013, was the annual conference of the Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law at Duquesne University.

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