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  • Witnesses Testify on Human Rights Situation in China
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    Human Rights in China

    Prior to the anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, experts on the human rights situation in China testified before the House Subcommittee on Global Human Rights. In their…

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  • Media Coverage of the Middle East Conflict
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    Media Coverage of the Middle East Conflict

    Panelists talked about media coverage of conflict between Israel and Hezbollah forces in Lebanon by various news media organizations, as well as the role of the media in the formulation of…

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    A Man of Faith: George W. Bush

    David Aikman discussed his book A Man of Faith: The Spiritual Journey of George W. Bush, published by W Publishing Group. Mr. Aikman described how President Bush had a reawakening of faith that…

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  • Religion and the Presidential Election
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    Religion and the Presidential Election

    Participants talked about the role of religion in the presidency and public life. Among the topics they addressed were the religious professions of the Republican and Democratic…

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    Jesus in Beijing

    Mr. Aikman talked about his book, Jesus in Beijing, which is about religion in China. He also talked about China’s development overall and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and…

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  • ChristianMuslim Relations
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    Christian-Muslim Relations

    Participants talked about the expansion of Islam and Christian concerns about the influence of the Islamic faith. Among the issues they addressed were the tolerance of Muslims by Americans,…

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  • The Art of Writing
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    The Art of Writing

    Authors Mr. Aikman, Mr. Williams, Mr. Rhodes, and Ms. Didion talked about their favorite non-fiction and fiction books of the past year. They also responded to audience phone calls, faxes,…

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  • emGreat Souls Six Who Changed the Centuryem
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    Great Souls: Six Who Changed the Century

    David Aikman talked about his book, Great Souls: Six Who Changed the Century, published by Word. The book profiles six leaders of the 20th century who he argues triumphed over criticism,…

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  • Tiananmen Square Uprising Review
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    Tiananmen Square Uprising Review

    Committee members heard from human rights activists and one of the leaders of the Tiananmen uprising in 1989 against the Chinese government about the Chinese response to the protests. This…

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  • USRussia Summit
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    U.S.-Russia Summit

    Mr. Aikman described some of the issues that will be discussed during Prime Minister Yeltsin’s meetings with President Clinton this week, including Bosnia, foreign aid, and nuclear weapons…

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  • China Most Favored Nation Status Reaction
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    China Most Favored Nation Status Reaction

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  • NATO Summit
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    NATO Summit

    Mr. Aikman discussed the upcoming North American Treaty Organization (NATO) summit, which President Clinton will attend next week. Topics included the “Partnership For Peace” plan, which would…

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  • US Foreign Policy
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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    The guest discussed President Clinton’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly on reform, the U.S. role in Somalia and the former Yugoslavia, and global environmental concerns.

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  • US Foreign Policy
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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    The guests discussed the Clinton administration foreign policy initiatives with regard to Lebanon, the Middle East and the former Yugoslavia. Mr. Aikman recently accompanied Secretary of…

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  • Chinese Politics
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    Chinese Politics

    Mr. Aikman, senior correspondent for foreign affairs for TIME magazine, discussed his perspective on Chinese politics based on his visits to China and Hong Kong. He reflected on his experiences…

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  • Events in the Soviet Union
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    Events in the Soviet Union

    Mr. Aikman has covered foreign policy and Communist affairs for TIME since 1971. He discussed the background of the Soviet coup and the U.S. diplomatic response.

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  • Middle East Hostages
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    Middle East Hostages

    Mr. Aikman, founder of the Journalists' Committee to Free Terry Anderson, responded to telephone callers' questions on the hostage situation in the Middle East on the day following the…

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  • Security Arrangements in the Gulf
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    Security Arrangements in the Gulf

    Solidarity International for Kuwait, an organization formed last year after the Iraqi occupation of Kuwait to promote Kuwaiti independence and economic prosperity, sponsored a forum to discuss the…

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  • News Review
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    News Review

    The journalists discussed Secretary of State Baker’s diplomatic mission to the Middle East and Moscow and the domestic policy agenda.

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  • USSoviet Relations
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    U.S.-Soviet Relations

    Mr. Aikman focused on Eduard Shevardnadze’s visit to Washington, D.C. and the Soviet economical and political situation. The Soviet foreign minister met with Secretary of State Baker and…

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