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  • Washington Ideas Forum
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    Washington Ideas Forum, Current Events

    In a series of quick interviews various people offered personal insight on current events. Topics included the economy, the Iran nuclear deal, the 2016 presidential campaigns, global…

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  • New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Criminal Justice in New Orleans
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    Criminal Justice in New Orleans

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) talked about efforts in his city to reduce both its incarceration and crime rates in tandem, the challenges to those efforts, and the lasting effects of Hurricane Katrina on criminal…

    216 views
  • Valerie Jarrett on Criminal Justice Reform
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    Valerie Jarrett on Race and Justice

    White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett discussd race relations and criminal justice. Ms. Jarrett shared details of the Obama administration’s plan to reform the nation’s criminal justice system. “The View from the…

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  • Discussion on Race and the Justice System
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    Race and the Justice System, Introduction

    Margaret Low Smith introduced a day-long series of panel discussions on race relations and criminal justice. Then Ta-Nehisi Coates, national correspondent for The Atlantic, and James Bennet, the magazine’s…

    970 views
  • Mitt Romney at the Washington Ideas Forum
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    Washington Ideas Forum, Mitt Romney

    Former Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) was interviewed at the seventh annual Washington Ideas Forum. Topics included his 2012 presidential campaign, campaign finance reform, the Iran nuclear…

    886 views
  • Housing in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina
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    Housing in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    James Bennet moderated a discussion on New Orleans housing and neighborhood development. “A City Changing: Housing, Neighborhoods and Tradition” was part of the day-long event, “New Orleans: 10…

    121 views
  • Baquet Family on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina
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    Baquet Family on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Three brothers, Wayne, Dean, and Terry Baquet, told their stories of Hurricane Katrina. “Story of a Family: The Baquets” was part of the day-long event, “New Orleans: 10 Years Later,” held…

    630 views
  • emThe Atlanticem Symposium on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina
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    Authors, Poets, and Residents on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Authors, poets, and other New Orleans residents who lived through Hurricane Katrina and recovery of the past 10 years talked about their experiences. The event was opened by National Student Madeleine LeCesne reading…

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  • Discussion on Foreign Policy in the Clinton Administration
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    Clinton Adminstration Foreign Policy

    Former members of the Clinton administration talked about the president’s foreign policy strategy and achievements. They spoke about the president’s response to events in Bosnia, Rwanda, and the…

    430 views
  • Technology Policing and Gun Violence
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    Technology and Policing, Gun Violence

    New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton was interviewed about the crime rate drop in his city. Then former Representative Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) discussed gun violence and her recovery from a near-fatal gunshot…

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  • American Small Towns and Cities
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    American Small Towns and Cities

    James Fallows and his wife Deborah Fallows talked about their travels to small towns around the U.S. to meet people and hear their stories. They talked about their observations, including the cultural…

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