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    Syrian Refugee Crisis, Panel 3

    German Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Wittig and senior policy fellows from the Brookings Institution and the Migration Policy Institute talked about the humanitarian and security implications of the Syrian refugee…

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    Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Senate Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain (R-Arizona) and three academics and foreign policy experts debated the merits of the pending nuclear agreement between the P5+1* powers and…

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    U.S. Role in Syria

    Foreign policy specialists talked about the civil war in Syria and the role the U.S. should play. This event is being hosted by the McCain Institute, which is named after Senator McCain…

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    2011 Saban Forum on U.S.-Israel Relations

    Israeli author and activist David Grossman discussed his latest novel about a family’s experience living in modern-day Israel, and how he relates his writing to contemporary Middle East…

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    U.S.-Israel Relations

    A panel of journalists and a professor talked about the state of U.S.-Israel relations. Among the topics they addressed were areas of mutual cooperation and division, political interests in…

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    Democracy and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Panelists spoke about u.S. foreign policy and efforts to promote democracy in other countries and regions. Among the topics they addressed were the effectiveness of programs to spread American beliefs…

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    Election 2008: A Voter's Guide

    Contributors talked about their book, Election 2008: A Voter’s Guide, a New Republic Book published by Yale University Press. The book is a collection of the in-depth profiles of the presidential…

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    Tribute to Michael Kelly

    Friends, family and former colleagues paid tribute to journalist Michael Kelly, who was killed in Iraq in April 2003. Things Worth Fighting For, published by Penguin Press, is a collection of Mr.…

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    Kaddish

    Leon Wieseltier discussed his book, Kaddish, published by Knopf. The book is about the author’s life as an unobservant Jew whose grief over his father’s death compelled him to observe his…

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    Controversial Issues in Holocaust Studies

    The U.S. Holocaust Research Institute hosted a discussion on Germany and the Holocaust. Scholars examined the origins of the Holocaust in German society and the role of German citizens in…

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    Evening with Leon Wieseltier

    Leon Wieseltier, Literary Editor of The New Republic, appeared at a meeting of the American Jewish Congress Convention and discussed a number of issues including classical Liberalism,…

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    Israel at the Polls

    The forum focused on the upcoming June elections in Israel, relations between the United States and Israel and how Israel will deal with its Arab neighbors in the months ahead.

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    Republican Congressional Agenda

    Representative Newt Gingrich (R-Georgia), House Republican whip, addressed a policy-maker luncheon at the headquarters of “The New Republic” magazine on a variety of issues.

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    The New Republic Weekly Editorial Meeting

    The editors discussed story ideas for upcoming editions including a trip to South Africa. Note: The audio levels vary throughout the meeting.

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    New Republic

    Mr. Wieseltier discussed the content of the New Republic and responded to callers' questions.

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    Democratic National Committee Hearing

    The Democratic National Committee held a public hearing to hear testimony on national defense, arms control and other issues. Note: There is some video breakup during the program.

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