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  • Vietnam Reconsidered
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    Vietnam Reconsidered

    The forum participants discussed their research into and experiences with the Vietnam War. They also entertained questions from the audience. Ms. FitzGerald’s latest book is Way Out There in the…

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    Sex, Lies and Politics: The Naked Truth

    Larry Flynt talked about his book Sex Lies and Politics: The Naked Truth, published by Kensington Books. Mr. Flynt voiced his concerns over what he saw as an escalation in censorship by the…

  • US and Iraq One Year Later
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    U.S. and Iraq One Year Later

    A panel titled “U.S. and Iraq One Year Later: Right to Get In? Wrong to Get Out?” was held in Royce Hall on the UCLA campus. The panelists each in turn stated differing views about the war in…

  • The Media at War in Iraq
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    The Media at War in Iraq

    Journalists and others talked about media coverage of the war in Iraq, Bush administration statements about the war and its aftermath, and the role of the media in shaping public opinion…

  • American Power and the War in Iraq Panel
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    American Power and the War in Iraq Panel

    Mr. Wassesrman was interviewed before the panel began about the history of the festival and the members of the panel. Mr. Wasserman moderated the discussion panel on American Power and the…

  • American Power and the Crisis Over Iraq
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    American Power and the Crisis Over Iraq

    Mr. Wasserman moderated a debate on the use of American power and policy toward Iraq. Among the topics they addressed were the wisdom of potential military action in Iraq, the role of the…

  • The Abuse of Power  Then and Now
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    The Abuse of Power: Then and Now

    Arianna Huffington talked about her book, How to Overthrow the Government. John W. Dean talked about his book, The Rehnquist Choice. Oliver Stone commented on the book, Oliver Stone’s USA:…

  • Democratic Policy Town Hall Meeting
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    Democratic Policy Town Hall Meeting

    Prominent liberal politicians and intellectuals discussed the Democratic party platform. They disagreed with the trend of Democratic leaders to move towards the center. They also outlined…

  • Pornography of Power
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    Pornography of Power

    Panelists discussed the fate of political discourse after the Monica Lewinsky scandal. They analyzed recent trends in politics and in news coverage.

  • Nixon The Movie
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    Nixon: The Movie

    Panelists discussed how Oliver Stone’s movie, Nixon, portrays President Nixon’s political career and presidential term. They debated how accurate the movie was and whether it even should have…

  • Coarsening of American Culture
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    Coarsening of American Culture

    Journalists talked about whether U.S. society is moving away from values such as a strong work ethic, self-discipline, altruism and belief in a common good. They also discussed fractures…