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  • Convention Press Coverage
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    Convention Press Coverage

    Mr. Milewski moderated a panel discussion about the media coverage of the Democratic National Convention. Panelists responded to questions from the audience.

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  • Perspectives on the Columbus Quincentennary
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    Perspectives on the Columbus Quincentennary

    Professors and representatives of native American groups discussed the upcoming 1992 quincentennial celebration of Columbus' “discovery” of America. The issue at hand was whether Columbus'…

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  • First Amendment on College Campuses
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    First Amendment on College Campuses

    The Close Up panel discussed the First Amendment on college campuses and whether there should be a distinction of rights for university students and the general public.

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  • Policing the Police
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    Policing the Police

    The two panelists discussed with high school students the recent interest in police brutality due to a home video tape which recorded an incidence of police violence in Los Angeles. They talked about whether or…

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  • Young People and the Environment
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    Young People and the Environment

    On Earth Day, 1991, high-school students asked questions concerning environmental action policies applicable to college and high schools to environmental activists interested in increasing…

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  • The HollywoodWashington Connection
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    The Hollywood-Washington Connection

    Mr. Brownstein, author of The Power and the Glitter: The Hollywood-Washington Connection, discussed the mutual fascination between the glamorous celebrities of Hollywood and the powerful…

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  • Can the State Mandate Child Health Care
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    Can the State Mandate Child Health Care?

    The panelists discussed whether or not the state has the right or responsibility to ensure that a child receives standard medical care, even if parents refuse such care. The law appears to…

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  • Gun Control Legislation
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    Gun Control Legislation

    The students talked about America’s history of the “right to bear arms” and gun use. They debated whether the Second Amendment provides the right to have guns without legislation. They talked about…

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  • Arabs in the United States
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    Arabs in the United States

    The panelists discussed the effect of the Persian Gulf war on Arabs living in the United States. Examples of discrimination during the conflict were given. Consumer products promoting…

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  • Minorities in the United States Military
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    Minorities in the United States Military

    The high school students discussed the percentage of minorities in the armed forces. They talked about whether the over representation is based on racism or socioeconomic status.

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  • A Look at the Persian Gulf Peace
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    A Look at the Persian Gulf Peace

    The high school students discussed the wisdom of going to war in the Persian Gulf as opposed to continuing diplomatic talk and economic sanctions. The military strategies of Saddam Hussein…

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  • Democracy in Western Hemisphere
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    Democracy in Western Hemisphere

    The panelists discussed the emerging democracies in Latin America. They said that the events in Eastern Europe have been overshadowing the importance Latin American struggles for democracy have for the…

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  • Persian Gulf  A Just War
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    Persian Gulf: A Just War?

    Local high school students talked about the morality of war, specially as it applies to the Persian Gulf war. The allies' military strategies in removing Iraq out of Kuwait. The students…

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  • Racial Conflict
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    Racial Conflict

    The panelists defined racism as oppression or discrimination against a group based on race. They talked about the lack of a biological basis for such discrimination, the perception that…

    70 views
  • Protesting the War
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    Protesting the War

    Four high school students discussed the Persian Gulf war peace movement. They talked about the impact of protesting on United States foreign policies. The students were in agreement that it is…

    67 views
  • The Rights of Children
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    The Rights of Children

    The congressmen discussed how childrens' rights are viewed around the world. The care and protection of children is covered from several aspects, particularly hunger, nutrition, and…

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  • Events in Israel
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    Events in Israel

    Two experts on Arab-Israeli relations considered issues relevant to the crisis in the Persian Gulf, including: whether linkage between the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait and Palestinian concerns…

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  • German Reunification
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    German Reunification

    Mr. Reinecke responded to questions on the effects of reunification upon German politics and culture.

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  • The Savings and Loan Crisis
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    The Savings and Loan Crisis

    Mr. Lowell and Mr. Davidson discussed the savings and loan crisis, including the investigation into the “Keating Five” scandal, and fielded questions from the call-in audience.

    132 views
  • Upcoming Elections
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    Upcoming Elections

    Mr. Murphy and Mr. Siegel discussed voter trends in the upcoming elections and took high school students' calls on congressional and gubernatorial races across the nation.

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