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  • emWhat Can I Doem
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    What Can I Do?

    Actress Jane Fonda offered her thoughts on climate change and discussed her activism on the issue. This virtual event was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

  • Jane Fonda National Press Club Remarks on Climate Change
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    Actress and Activist Jane Fonda Remarks at National Press Club

    Jane Fonda spoke at the National Press Club about the need to address climate change and why she was willing to be repeatedly arrested to raise awareness for the issue.

  • Jane Fonda Lily Tomlin and Environmental Activists Speak on Climate Change
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    Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Environmental Activists Speak on Climate Change

    Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and environmental activists spoke at the U.S. Capitol on climate change, as part of weekly demonstrations occurring through the end of January called “Fire Drill…

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    On Fire

    Naomi Klein discussed her book, On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal, with The Intercept's Betsy Reed and actress Jane Fonda.

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    A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer

    Participants read portions from A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer, which was a collection of writings about violence against women. The pieces were originally commissioned to be performed at the…

  • AntiWar Rally
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    Anti-War Rally

    Policy makers, activists, and others participated in a march on the National Mall in opposition to war in Iraq and President Bush’s plans to send additional forces to Iraq to assist in new security measures.…

  • emMy Life So Farem
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    My Life So Far

    Jane Fonda, actor and activist, talked about her autobiography My Life So Far, published by Random House. In it, Ms. Fonda focused on her childhood as the daughter of actor Henry Fonda, her…

  • Preventing Teen Pregnancy
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    Preventing Teen Pregnancy

    Ms. Fonda talked about her efforts to advise young people about the prevention of adolescent pregnancy. She talked about the problem of teenage pregnancy and describes how her organization…

  • Preventing Teenage Pregnancy
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    Preventing Teenage Pregnancy

    Ms. Fonda talked about the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention which she founded, and its mission. She explained that by preventing teenage pregnancy, crime, child and…

  • Bella Abzug Funeral
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    Bella Abzug Funeral

    Friends and colleagues gathered to pay their respects to Bella Abzug at Riverside Memorial Chapel. They paid tribute to her support for women’s rights and equality and her commitment to…

  • Global Approaches to Sexual Health
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    Global Approaches to Sexual Health

    Ms. Fonda talked about community-based approaches to curbing teen pregnancy. She talked about the billion dollar contribution her husband, Ted Turner, gave to the United Nations and the…

  • Emperor Akihito State Dinner
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    Emperor Akihito State Dinner

    President Clinton hosted the first state dinner of his administration, in the White House Rose Garden for the Emperor and Empress of Japan. During a dinner toast, the president stated, “We…

  • Environmental Issues
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    Environmental Issues

    Ms. Fonda and Mr. Turner, speaking as visiting fellows to the university’s Institute of Politics, discussed the environmental opportunities for entrepreneurs and activists.

  • ProChoice Issues
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    "Pro-Choice" Issues

    The National Organization for Women hosted a rally in Washington, D.C., in support of abortion rights for women. Several speakers addressed the crowd, including Eleanor Holmes Norton…

  • Soviet Presidential Address
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    Soviet Presidential Address

    Gorbachev hosted a luncheon for about 60 people where he stressed the continuation of reform in the Soviet Union, the need for increased cooperation with the United States and the suggestion of a…

  • Task Force on Agriculture
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    Task Force on Agriculture

    Caucus members heard testimony from guests on the plight of the American farmers.