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  • emThe System The American Way of Politicsem
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    The System: The American Way of Politics

    David Broder talked about the book he wrote with Haynes Johnson, The System: The American Way of Politics at the Breaking Point, published by Little, Brown and Company. The book examines in detail how…

  • After Words with George Will
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    After Words with George Will

    George Will talked about his book One Man’s America: The Pleasures and Provocations of Our Singular Nation (Crown Forum; June 3, 2008). The book is a compilation of his columns and reviews from the…

  • Growing Cynicism Affecting American Politics
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    Growing Cynicism Affecting American Politics

    Panelists discussed the public cynicism about Congress and the U.S. political process. Topics included the causes of and solutions to public dissatisfaction, as well as the effects of…

  • American Democracy
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    American Democracy

    Mr. Broder gave the opening keynote address at the first Biennial AU Conference on the State of American Democracy was held at the Kay Spiritual Life Center at American University. In his remarks…

  • Federal Governments Future Priorities
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    Federal Government's Future Priorities

    Participants talked about a new report that examined the federal government’s greatest priorities for the next fifty years. Among the topics they addressed were voting rights, education,…

  • Political Dynamics in Washington
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    Political Dynamics in Washington

    Mr. Broder and Mr. Johnson spoke about political culture in Washington, DC in the aftermath of the 2000 presidential elections. Among the issues they addressed were the economy, energy…

  • PresidentialCongressional Relations
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    Presidential-Congressional Relations

    After Professor Thurber’s opening remarks, Mr. Broder delivered the keynote address about presidential-congressional relations after the 2000 election. He answered questions from the…

  • Elections and the Future of Political Parties
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    Elections and the Future of Political Parties

    Political commentators and intellectuals examined trends in the American political process. Mr. Barone expounded the thesis that, after decades of decline, the two major political parties…

  • The Next Administration
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    The Next Administration

    Mr. Broder moderated a discussion on the challenges facing the next president and various means of overcoming the challenges. They also talked about how presidential candidates might…

  • Monday Journal National Governors Assn
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    Monday Journal National Governors' Assn.

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

  • Election Results
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    Election Results

    Mr. Broder spoke about the elections day results and previews the 104th Congress. Mr. Kearns received the Lyndon Baines Johnson Founders Award and Mr. Clendenin received the Henry Ford…

  • Review of 1993
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    Review of 1993

    This live simulcast reviewed various events of 1993. Larry King has been hosting these reviews since 1978 and this tradition is being continued by Jim Bohannon. Participants discussed the…

  • Generational Transfer of Power
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    Generational Transfer of Power

    Mr. Broder spoke to a convention of home builders on the recent changes in the balance of power between generations evidenced by the Clinton administration. He spoke on the change of power from the…

  • Washington Media and Politics
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    Washington Media and Politics

    The Washington media honored members of their group at an annual awards dinner. Ms. Couric gave the introductory speech. Sen. Dole spoke about the Washington press corps and Congress.

  • Clinton Presidential Transition
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    Clinton Presidential Transition

    Several staffers from the Clinton presidential transition discussed the transition process from the inside, including the formation of policy, the appointment process, and the relationship…

  • Salute to Congress Dinner
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    Salute to Congress Dinner

    The Washington Press Club Foundation held its annual Salute to Congress Dinner, this year honoring the women in Congress. The remarks of some of the women were controversial because of their risque…