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  • Educational Uses of Public Broadcasting
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    Educational Uses of Public Broadcasting

    A panel marked the 50th anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 by discussing the educational uses of public broadcasting, including thoughts on the origins of Sesame Street and…

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  • Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 50th Anniversary
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    Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 50th Anniversary

    Former FCC commissioners and one of the co-founders of NPR discussed the origins of public broadcasting at this event held to mark the 50th anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act of…

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  • The Contenders Adlai E Stevenson II 1952 and 1956
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    Adlai E. Stevenson II, Presidential Contender

    Historian Richard Norton Smith, former Senator Adlai Stevenson III, and Newton Minow, who had worked for him, talked about the life and career of 1952 and 1956 Democratic presidential nominee Adlai E.…

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  • Washington Classroom with Newt Minow
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    Washington Classroom with Newt Minow

    Newt Minow talked about the evolution and role of debates in the political process, and how they are affected by the quickly changing landscape of the media.

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  • Vast Wasteland Retrospective
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    "Vast Wasteland" Retrospective

    Julius Genachowski and Newton Minow spoke about the future of the telecommunications industry, their experiences as chairmen at the Federal Communications Commission, and the impact of new technologies on…

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  • 40th Anniversary of KennedyNixon Televised Debate
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    40th Anniversary of Kennedy-Nixon Televised Debate

    As an NBC news correspondent Mr. Vanocur was a questioner during the first 1960 Kennedy-Nixon debate. During this commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the debates, he and the other…

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  • emThe Defining Momentem
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    The Defining Moment

    Professor Minow interviewed Mr. Alter onstage about his book, The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope, published by Simon and Schuster. Mr. Alter explained that…

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  • Panel Discussion Inside the Presidential Debates
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    Panel Discussion: Inside the Presidential Debates

    Newton Minow is the vice chairman of the Commission on Presidential Debates as well as the co-chair for the 1976 and 1980 presidential debates. He talked about the history of American…

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  • Telecommunications Issues
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    Telecommunications Issues

    Newton Minow was interviewed about his career in telecommunications. Mr. Minow, who served as the Federal Communications Commission chairman from 1961 to 1963, currently co-chairs the…

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  • emThe Future of Successem
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    The Future of Success

    Mr. Reich discussed his book The Future of Success, published by Knopf, which analyzes the new economy and its impact on Americans' work and personal lives. He asserts that the fast pace of…

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  • When Campaigns Were Fun The Insiders
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    When Campaigns Were Fun: The Insiders

    Former presidential aids spoke about how campaigns had changed over the past several decades. Through personal stories and anecdotes, they addressed a variety of issues including the…

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  • Who Should Participate in Presidential Debates
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    Who Should Participate in Presidential Debates?

    Participants talked about process by which presidential debates are scheduled and addressed several issues surrounding third-party and alternative candidates' participation in presidential…

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  • What is Journalism
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    What is Journalism?

    Journalists and scholars analyzed local television news and the journalistic standards by which local news operates. Mr. Page moderated the panel.

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  • Service Journalism
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    Service Journalism

    Participants discussed their ideas on the concept of service journalism. Ms. Lemmon on the role of women’s magazines in providing information to readers to help with the problems and challenges…

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  • Journalism at the Millenium
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    Journalism at the Millenium

    Mr. Fuller spoke about trends in journalism, including increasing competition for audience share and the decline of journalistic ethics. Then the other panelists commented on his…

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  • Childrens Television
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    Children's Television

    President Clinton and Vice President Gore, administration officials and television industry representatives discussed how the industry can broaden the appeal of children’s educational programming…

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  • Year in the Life of the Supreme Court
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    Year in the Life of the Supreme Court

    The panelists are journalists who cover the U.S. Supreme Court wrote a book about the cases from the 1995 term entitled A Year in the Life of the Supreme Court. They talked about the book…

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  • Telecommunications Policy Summit
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    Telecommunications Policy Summit

    The participants discussed federal, state and local telecommunications policy and ways in which the different levels of government can cooperate in developing consistent policies. They also…

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  • Telecommunications Policy Summit
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    Telecommunications Policy Summit

    The participants discussed federal, state and local governments' telecommunications policy and ways in which the different levels of government can cooperate on such policies. They also…

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  • Children and the News Media
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    Children and the News Media

    Network news executives, reporters, and producers discussed the news media, violence, and children. They also considered how television producers could do a better job of meeting the needs…

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