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  • Life of Senator Mike Mansfield
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    Life of Senator Mike Mansfield

    As part of the Leaders of Capitol Hill series, former Senator John Glenn and others remembered the life and career of the late Senator Mike Mansfield (D-MT), including his 24 years in the U.S. Senate,…

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  • Senator Mansfield Tribute
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    Senator Mansfield Tribute

    Mike Mansfield, former congressman and senator from Montana, was honored. Mr. Oberdorfer spoke about his biography, Senator Mansfield: The Extraordinary Life of a Great American Statesman and…

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  • emThe Korean Conundrumem
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    The Korean Conundrum

    Ted Galen Carpenter and Doug Bandow talked about their book The Korean Conundrum: America’s Troubled Relations with North and South Korea, published by Palgrave Macmillan. The authors…

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  • emThe Two Koreas A Contemporary Historyem
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    The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History

    Mr. Oberdorfer talked about his 1997 book, The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History, published by Basic Books. The book describes the past 25 years in both South and North Korea, drawing from…

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  • Pentagon Papers 30th Anniversary
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    Pentagon Papers 30th Anniversary

    Participants talked about the release of the Pentagon Papers, the impacts of the release on American attitudes toward the Vietnam War, and the legal battles following their release. The…

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  • Reporting War and International Politics
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    Reporting War and International Politics

    Scholars talked about media coverage of foreign affairs events and differences in U.S. and European coverage. Among the topics they addressed were the quality of news coverage of foreign…

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  • Future of USKorea Relations
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    Future of U.S.-Korea Relations

    U.S. and South Korean officials talked about relations between North and South Korea, U.S. involvement in Korea, recent tensions caused by the resumption of a nuclear weapons program in…

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  • Future of North Korea
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    Future of North Korea

    Foreign policy analysts talked about relations between the U.S. and North Korea, recent tensions over weapons development, and the future of the communist regime in North Korea. Following…

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  • Korean Issues
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    Korean Issues

    Mr. Oberdorfer spoke about relations between North and South Korea, North Korea’s decision to withdraw from the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, and diplomatic efforts to relieve tensions…

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  • Presidential Trip to Asia
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    Presidential Trip to Asia

    Mr. OberDorfer talks about Bush’s trip to Asia and the issues that Asian countries are facing economically, militarily, domestically etc. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes,…

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  • emBooknotes Stories from American Historyem
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    Booknotes: Stories from American History

    Brian Lamb, editor of Booknotes: Stories from American History, published by PublicAffairs, moderated a panel discussion on the third collection of essays drawn from C-SPAN’s author-interview series,…

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  • Korea Ending the Long Ceasefire
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    Korea: Ending the Long Ceasefire

    Participants talked about the 50th anniversary of the Korean War and the continued tensions in the region. They focused on the possibility of engagement with North Korea and the continued…

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  • emThe Two Koreas A Contemporary Historyem
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    The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History

    Mr. Oberdorfer talked about his new book, The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History. He reviewed the recent history of the Korean peninsula and speculated about its future. Ambassador Laney…

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  • Reykjavik Summit
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    Reykjavik Summit

    Prior to the panel, Mr. Palazchenko read a letter from former Soviet President Gorbachev regretting that he could not attend the forum. Then U.S. and Soviet participants in the 1986 summit…

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  • USAsia Relations
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    U.S.-Asia Relations

    Participants briefed reporters on a new Council report on the proper U.S. role in East Asia. They emphasized the changes gripping the region, including economic growth and China’s growing…

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  • Washington Monday Journal
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    Washington Monday Journal

    Current news events and political issues focusing on foreign affairs were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and…

    46 views
  • Future of Warfare
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    Future of Warfare

    Panelists discussed the status of warfare in the post Cold War world, including the increasing importance of unconventional conflicts around the globe, including Bosnia and Somalia. They…

    117 views
  • Death of North Korean Leader
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    Death of North Korean Leader

    Mr. Oberdorfer discussed the policy implications of the recent death of North Korean leader Kim Il Sung.

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