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  • The Weekly With James Jones
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    The Weekly With James Jones

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    James Jones, former appointments secretary to President Lyndon Johnson, talked about 1968 politics. Topics included President Johnson’s decision not to seek another term, the violent 1968…

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  • President Johnsons Decision Not to Seek Reelection in 1968
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    President Johnson's Decision Not to Seek Re-election in 1968

    James Jones, President Lyndon Johnson’s appointments secretary from 1965-1969, discussed LBJ’s surprise announcement in a televised address to the nation that he would not run for re-election in 1968. He also told…

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  • Lessons Learned and Ignored from the Vietnam War
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    Lessons Learned and Ignored from the Vietnam War

    Two former members of congress and two Vietnam War veterans discussed the topic, “Vietnam: Lessons Learned and Lessons Ignored.” The National Archives and the U.S. Association of Former…

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  • Mexican Officials Discuss USMexico Economic Relations
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    U.S.-Mexico Economic Relations

    José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, the Mexican finance minister, was the featured speaker at a discussion on the future of U.S.-Mexico economic relations. He talked about the strength of the Mexican…

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  • Discussion on Mexican Politics and Economy
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    Mexican Politics and Economy

    Professor Denise Dresser and former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Jim Jones talked about the politics and economy of Mexico, including allegations of corruption and mismanagement against the government of…

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  • President Johnsons War on Poverty
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    President Johnson's War on Poverty

    Former Representative James Jones (D-OK) talked about the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s declaration of war on poverty January 8, 2014. He also spoke about how other presidents…

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  • Migration Policy Institute Releases Report on Human Capital
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    Economy and Migration Policy

    Panelists talked about the Migration Policy Institute’s report detailing the results of a three-year study on the economic impact of migration between the United States, Mexico and Central…

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  • Task Force Releases Report on Detainee Treatment
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    Report on Detainee Treatment

    The Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment released a report on the treatment of suspected terrorists during the Clinton, Bush, and Obama administrations. The two-year…

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  • Report on Detainee Treatment Introduction
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    Report on Detainee Treatment, Introduction

    Opening remarks were made as the Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment released a report on the treatment of suspected terrorists during the Clinton, Bush, and Obama…

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  • Congressional Politics
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    Congressional Politics

    Former and current congressmen spoke to university students about the political climate in the 112th Congress and challenges facing legislators.

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  • Federal Debt and the Budget Process
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    Federal Debt and the Budget Process

    A new group called the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform released a report on the federal debt and looked at ways to change the budget process. The commission includes several former…

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  • Legacy of President Lyndon Johnson
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    Legacy of President Lyndon Johnson

    Former White House colleagues spoke about the legacy of President Lyndon B. Johnson at a forum celebrating the 100th birthday of President Johnson. They talked about their experiences in…

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  • Future of Entitlement Programs
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    Future of Entitlement Programs

    Participants spoke about the future of entitlement programs and the federal budget outlook. Topics included the projected shortfalls in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, as well as…

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  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Remembered
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    Lyndon Baines Johnson Remembered

    Participants reflected on their interactions with President Lyndon B. Johnson. Former reporters focused on how they covered the Johnson administration and how he included the press in most…

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  • North American Economic and Security Issues
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    North American Economic and Security Issues

    A series of three panels addressed issues related to North American economic integration and continental security. The panelists also spoke about prospects for negotiations at annual the…

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  • Mexican Presidential Election Results
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    Mexican Presidential Election Results

    Former Mexican Foreign Minister Castaneda talked about the election for president of Mexico that was held July 2, 2006. He was joined by a panel moderated by Mr. Restrepo to discuss the…

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  • emOpening Mexico  The Making of a Democracyem
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    Opening Mexico: The Making of a Democracy

    Julia Preston and Samuel Dillon spoke about their book Opening Mexico: The Making of a Democracy, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The book is about the 71 year reign of the PRI…

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  • Emerging Global Powers
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    Emerging Global Powers

    Ambassador Negroponte spoke at an evening dinner about the future and current strength of emerging powers such as China, Russia, India, Brazil and others. He also talked about U.S.…

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  • The Politics of Trade Policy
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    The Politics of Trade Policy

    White House chiefs of staff talked about global trade and economic policy. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of trade policies on the U.S. economy, efforts to establish free…

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  • Future of US Diplomacy
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    Future of U.S. Diplomacy

    Participants talked about U.S. diplomatic efforts in various locations, shaping international policy and public opinion, and current efforts to combat global terrorism. Following their…

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