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  • 50th Anniversary of President Kennedys Assassination
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    50th Anniversary of President Kennedy's Assassination

    James Bennet spoke about a special edition of The Atlantic, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. He responded to telephone calls and electronic…

  • SuperPacs in the 2012 Election
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    SuperPacs in the 2012 Election

    Bill Burton and Trevor Potter spoke about the influence of super political action committees (SuperPACs) in the 2012 election. Trevor Potter, general counsel for Senator McCain’s 2000 and 2008 presidential…

  • Campaign Management and Strategy
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    Campaign Management and Strategy

    Democratic strategists talked about President Obama’s re-election campaign and previewed his nomination acceptance speech. Other topics included the president’s agenda for a second term,…

  • Campaign Management and Strategy
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    Campaign Management and Strategy

    Mitt Romney campaign managers and senior strategists talked about the Republican National Convention. Among other topics they discussed the significance of party conventions, and the impact of…

  • Jobs and US Economic Recovery
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    Jobs and U.S. Economic Recovery

    Panelists talked about the causes of U.S. economic stagnation. They agreed that the continued housing crisis is a major factor in the economy not rebounding as quickly. They also cited…

  • Gene Sperling Remarks
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    Gene Sperling Remarks

    Gene Sperling was interviewed at an Atlantic summit on economic recovery in the United States and globally. He defended the Obama administration’s economic policies, and said he refused to…

  • emThe Atlanticsem Civil War Commemorative Issue
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    The Atlantic's Civil War Commemorative Issue

    The editors of The Atlantic's Special Commemorative Issue, “The Civil War,” were interviewed. They talked about the history of the magazine and how the special issue, released December 6,…

  • Manufacturing Jobs in the US
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    Manufacturing Jobs in the U.S.

    James Bennett talked about his Atlantic cover story, “Making It in America,” on manufacturing jobs in the U.S. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. This program was part of a…

  • Washington Ideas Forum Day 1 Part 2
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    Washington Ideas Forum, Day 1, Part 2

    White House officials, journalists, and business leaders spoke about a wide range of issues including broadcast network news, the Obama administration’s record, the economy, the 2012…

  • Eric Schmidt Remarks
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    Eric Schmidt Remarks

    Google CEO Eric Schmidt talked about technology’s impact on all aspects of life and what’s the next step for Google. James Bennet, Atlantic magazine’s editor, moderated.