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  • emThe Marriage Problemem
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    The Marriage Problem

    Mr. Wilson discussed his book The Marriage Problem: How Our Culture Has Weakened Families, published by HarperCollins Publishers. In his book, Mr. Wilson asserts that many of society’s problems,…

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  • Public Policy
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    Public Policy

    Senator Moynihan talked about world history, economics, and the fall of socialism. He also talked about changes he has observed in U.S. society, its culture and its economy. After his…

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  • Understanding Human Nature
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    Understanding Human Nature

    Professor Wilson talked about freedom and equality and how the two concepts are often at odds with one another. He used examples from history and political philosophy to explain how human…

    90 views
  • emThe Ethics of Human Cloningem
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    The Ethics of Human Cloning

    Mr. Kass and Mr. Wilson talked about their book, The Ethics of Human Cloning, published by AEI Press. The book is about the ethical debate over human cloning. Mr. Kass is against human…

    235 views
  • Americas Cultural Divide
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    America's Cultural Divide

    Dr. Wilson received the annual Francis Boyer award from the American Enterprise Institute. He talked about the state of the nation and a “corrosion of the cultural soul.” Dr. Wilson said…

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  • Television and Violence
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    Television and Violence

    Professor Wilson talked about the correlation between television and violence in our culture. He has written several books relating to the subject and asserted that large institutions such…

    108 views
  • Crime Control
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    Crime Control

    Committee members heard testimony on the priorities of the federal government relating to law enforcement. The House Republicans wish to use block grants to allow local communities to set…

    55 views
  • Welfare Reform
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    Welfare Reform

    Committee members heard testimony on illegitimacy and its connection to welfare. Witnesses summarized historical changes in rates of illegitimacy and the role it has played in the growth of…

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  • US Foreign Policy
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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    Former Secretary Cheney delivered the annual Boyer Lecture, focusing on the Clinton administration’s negligence of foreign policy and the need for aggressive action in North Korea and the…

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  • Francis Boyer Lecture
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    Francis Boyer Lecture

    Prof. Kristol, this year’s Francis Boyer award recipient, delivered the annual Francis Boyer lecture as part of the AEI’s annual policy conference. The lecture is presented by a scholar or…

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