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  • Funeral Mass for Beau Biden
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    Funeral Service for Beau Biden

    A burial mass for Beau Biden, the eldest son of Vice President Joe Biden, was held at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church in Wilmington, Delaware. Beau Biden, a former attorney general of…

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  • 10th Anniversary of Fall of the Berlin Wall
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    10th Anniversary of Fall of the Berlin Wall

    President Clinton and other leaders talked about the demise of communism which began with the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. President Clinton praised the defiant spirit of Eastern…

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  • Lane Kirkland Memorial Service
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    Lane Kirkland Memorial Service

    Participants gathered to pay homage to labor leader Lane Kirkland. President Clinton described him as “the very embodiment of the cause of freedom,” and praised him for his life’s work.

    223 views
  • Northern Ireland Peace Accord
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    Northern Ireland Peace Accord

    Former Senator Mitchell was presented with a public service award for his work with the Northern Ireland Peace Accords. He made some comments in honor of Georgetown University and about his work…

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  • Social Security
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    Social Security

    President Clinton and Vice President Gore talked about reforming the Social Security system, which he first proposed in the latest State of the Union message. The president outlined the…

    94 views
  • Asian Financial Situation
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    Asian Financial Situation

    Secretary Rubin talked about the financial situation in Asia. Recently the World Bank approved a record $3 billion loan to South Korea to assist the country during its current financial…

    29 views
  • Ethics of Managed Care
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    Ethics of Managed Care

    Scholars talked about ethics in managed care and the implications of managed care on patients. Following their discussion, the panelists answered questions from the audience.

    73 views
  • Global Climate Change
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    Global Climate Change

    Vice President Gore and President Clinton opened the White House Conference on Global Climate Change. In his remarks, he stressed that science cannot completely explain global warming but…

    128 views
  • Higher Education Future
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    Higher Education Future

    Dr. Bok spoke about the recent history of U.S. higher education, especially the contradictory adulation and criticism of U.S. universities. Ms. Steinfels spoke about Catholic identity as…

    50 views
  • emPaulaem
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    Paula

    Ms. Allende talked about her book Paula during a discussion at Georgetown University. The book began as a series of letters Ms. Allende wrote to her fatally ill daughter and evolved into a…

    67 views
  • US Foreign Policy
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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    Former Secretary Baker talked about foreign policy challenges into the next century, including the potential for instability in the Pacific area. He said the U.S. needs to counter weapons…

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  • Government Secrecy
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    Government Secrecy

    Senator Moynihan, who headed the congressional Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government spoke to students at Georgetown University the day before the commission released its final report. The…

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  • Inaugural Interfaith Prayer Service
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    Inaugural Interfaith Prayer Service

    President Clinton, his family and many Washington dignitaries attended an interfaith prayer service at the Metropolitan A.M.E. Church. The service included singing by several choirs and…

    3,565 views
  • Education Issues
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    Education Issues

    As part of a lecture series commemorating the presidential Inauguration, “Looking Ahead at the 21st Century,” Father O’Donovan talked about education policy, finding the role of the U.S. in…

    15 views
  • Church in America
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    Church in America

    In a speech eleven days after his announcement that he was terminally ill with cancer, Cardinal Bernadin spoke about the role of the Catholic Church in U.S. society and culture. He spoke about…

    82 views
  • Corporate Responsibility Panel 1
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    Corporate Responsibility Panel 1

    At the Conference on Corporate Citizenship, President Clinton spoke about several ways in which corporations can be more responsible to their employees and the communities in which they are…

    110 views
  • Technology in Education
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    Technology in Education

    Deputy Secretary Kunin spoke about how techonology can be utilized in education. She emphasized the need for partnership between the information industry and the educational system to…

    74 views
  • Human Rights in China
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    Human Rights in China

    Mr. Wu talked about his experiences as a prisoner in China and about human rights abuses in China. Mr. Wu, a U.S. citizen, was detained by Chinese officials on June 19, 1995 for human…

    9 views
  • American Citizenship
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    American Citizenship

    President Clinton spoke about American citizenship. He focused on the obligations of citizenship for both those in government and those in the private sector. He also pleaded for unity in order…

    124 views
  • Supreme Court and the Media
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    Supreme Court and the Media

    Justice Ginsburg spoke about the relationship between the Supreme Court and the media. After her remarks, she took questions from the audience.

    48 views
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