James "Jim" Leach

c. August 12, 2009 - Present Chair, National Endowment for the Humanities Videos: 4 c. November 26, 2007 - Present Institute Director, Kennedy (J.F.) School of Government, Harvard University Videos: 2

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January 4, 1977 - January 6, 2003 Videos: 446 U.S. House of Representatives
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January 7, 2003 - January 3, 2007 Videos: 83
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    Cultural Institutions and Book Publishing

    Carla Hayden and Ira Silverberg talked about the role of cultural institutions in fostering the future of the book. The…

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    Future of Civility in Democracy

    Panelists talked about civility in political discourse and partisan debate over public policy. Among the topics they…

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    Cultural Diplomacy Forum, Part 1

    Political and cultural leaders talked about how the U.S. can use culture as a means for communicating with other nations.…

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    Humanities and Culture

    Former Representative Jim Leach, head of the National Endowment for the Humanities, talked about the importance of understanding…

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