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  • Discussion Focuses on Civility in Election Discourse
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    Civility in Election Discourse

    Franklin Pierce University and the Newseum co-hosted a discussion with journalists and academics about the tone and media coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign. Panelists contrasted what they all…

  • Franklin D Roosevelts Four Freedoms
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Four Freedoms

    Alexander Heffner and Harvey Kaye talked about Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” speech. Professor Kaye is the author of The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the…

  • Discussion on the Founding Fathers and US Policy
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    Founding Fathers and U.S. Policy

    David Sehat talked about how Americans have sought the wisdom of the Founding Fathers to defend their policies. He spoke about the rivalry between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton, as well as Barack…