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  • Life and Career of Ben Bradlee
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    Life and Career of Ben Bradlee

    Mr. Bradlee, retiring executive editor of The Washington Post, discussed his more than fifty years with that newspaper. He commented on the Watergate scandal, which established the reputation of the Post through the…

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  • Book Discussion with Ben Bradlee on emA Good Lifeem
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    A Good Life

    Ben Bradlee talks about his memoir, A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures, published by Simon and Schuster.

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  • Watergate Revisited
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    Watergate Revisited

    On the thirtieth anniversary of the Watergate break-in which eventually led to President Nixon’s resignation, Mr. Woodward and Mr. Bradlee talked about the scandal, its impact on both…

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  • emWashingtonem Publication Party
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    Washington: Publication Party

    A party was held to celebrate the posthumous publication of Meg Greenfield’s book Washington, published by PublicAffairs. Meg Greenfield was a Pulitzer Prize winning editorial writer for The Washington…

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  • Power and the Presidency Richard Nixon
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    Power and the Presidency: Richard Nixon

    Mr. Bradlee talked about the career and presidency of Richard Nixon. He focused on the personality of Nixon and his relationship with the press. He also talked about the 1960 presidential…

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  • Power and the Presidency
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    Power and the Presidency

    Mr. Beschloss moderated a panel who spoke about how presidents wielded their power. They recounted personal experiences with various presidents, related the different personal styles of…

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  • The Twentieth Century
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    The Twentieth Century

    The panelists discussed the nature of the last 100 years and whether the “American century” of U.S. prominence has ended. The panelists took questions from the audience after the discussion…

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  • 2002 Election Analysis
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    2002 Election Analysis

    Mr. Broder talked about the 2002 midterm election results and the implications of the election for the future of legislation and political discourse. Among the issues he addressed were the…

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  • Writings of Walter Lippmann
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    Writings of Walter Lippmann

    From the Metropolitan Club on H Street the guests will discuss the early years of the Cold War, world politics, and presidents from Woodrow Wilson to Richard Nixon through the life and writings of…

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  • First Amendment Awards Dinner
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    First Amendment Awards Dinner

    Journalists honored Mr. Donaldson and the late Katherine Graham for their contributions to journalism. They also recognized other colleagues for coverage of various news events including…

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  • Katharine Graham Funeral Service
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    Katharine Graham Funeral Service

    Dignitaries, family members and mourners gathered at the National Cathedral to reflect on the life and career of Katharine Graham.

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  • Life Inside the Beltway
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    Life Inside the Beltway

    Participants talked about Washington society and about the intersection between public and private lives of politicians in the city.

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  • John Carmody Memorial Service
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    John Carmody Memorial Service

    Tom Brokaw and others spoke about John Carmody’s life and accomplishments. They also talked about their relationships with him.

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  • Washington College Commencement
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    Washington College Commencement

    Mr. Bradlee delivered the commencement address at Washington College. He congratulated the graduates and talked about the search for truth and the specter of lying in public and private life and…

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  • Celebrity Journalists
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    Celebrity Journalists

    Several journalists discussed whether people in their profession should be public personalities because of their reporting during a symposium that marked the 25th anniversarry of the…

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  • Journalists and Espionage
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    Journalists and Espionage

    The panelists discussed journalists' contacts with foreign agents and their use of sources within intelligence-gathering agencies. Editors Downie and Bradlee commented from the audience.…

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  • Watergate 25 Years After
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    Watergate: 25 Years After

    Some of the participants in Watergate events offered a behind-the-scenes history of Watergate and an analysis of current conditions of investigative journalism and the law. Woodward was one…

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  • The Future of South Africa
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    The Future of South Africa

    Deputy President Mbeki spoke about South Africa and the role the U.S. has played in the rise of democracy there and about some of the changes in other African countries. He also talked…

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  • Art Buchwald Book Reception
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    Art Buchwald Book Reception

    Dignitaries such as Senator Kennedy, Senator Graham, David Broder and William Safire were shown arriving at Katharine Graham’s home. Mrs. Graham held a reception to honor Art Buchwald for the…

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  • Booksellers Banquet
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    Booksellers Banquet

    Several authors spoke about their award-winning books at an annual banquet. Mr. Moore is the author of Downsize This!; Mr. Sis is the author of The Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei; Mr.…

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