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    Pennsylvania State University Commencement

    Mr. Grosvenor focused on the end of the millennium and reflected on the accomplishments of humans in the past century. He also talked about the problems of global warming and increasing…

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    Grand Canyon Future

    Participants discussed the future of Grand Canyon National Park and the surrounding ecosystem. They stressed how important it is to maintain this unique area for the benefit of future…

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    National Geographic Society

    Gilbert Grosvenor, Chairman of the National Geographic Society, participated in a viewer call-in program that examined the National Geographic Society. Mr. Grosvenor discussed the work of…

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    U.S. Water Policy

    Gilbert Grosvenor spoke about the need for water conservation in the U.S. and throughout the world. Following his opening comments, he took questions concerning U.S. water policy.

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    U.S. Capitol Bicentennial Celebration

    C-SPAN CEO and Founder Brian Lamb emceed a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol celebrating the 200th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone for the U.S. Capitol. The ceremony came the night before the…

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    Global Change: The Time to Act

    Panelists at this forum sponsored by NASA, NOAA and the University of Michigan spoke about the need for a permanent environmental ethic.

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    Geography Education

    Gilbert Grosvenor talked about the history and projects of the National Geographic Society, focusing on its geography education program. He also responded to viewer telephone calls.

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    What Do Americans Know About Geography?

    Mr. Grosvenor talked about the results of a Gallup Organization survey of persons around the world on geographical knowledge. He said the results were poor, indicating poor readiness to…

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    Geographic Illiteracy

    The Senate subcommittee of the Labor and Human Resources on Education, Arts and Humanities held a hearing to discuss geography education in the U.S. The committee acknowledged that students…

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    Columbus Expedition News Conference

    The National Geographic Society announced evidence that the Christopher Columbus expedition made its first land fall on Samana Cay in the Caribbean. They answered audience questions.

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    State and Local Federalism

    Governors discussed the federal budget and its effects on the states economies. Guests talked about education issues and county/state cooperation.

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