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    Shifting Voter Demographics

    Panelists talked about population and demographic shifts in America’s suburbs and how this would affect future elections in America. They used slides to discuss the role demographics played in…

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    Role of Independent Voters in U.S. Politics

    Alex Isenstadt and John Kornacki talked about the role of independent voters in U.S. politics, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the…

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    Senate Party Leaders of the 20th Century

    Russell Long moderated a session focused on Senate party leaders from 1953 to 1977. Panelists discussed Lyndon Johnson, Everett Dirksen, and Mike Mansfield. The symposium marked the end of…

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    Lobbying Profession

    The panelists had a discussion titled “Why Be a Lobbyist Today?” featuring expert lobbyists and political professionals from leading Washington lobbying firms, the media, and public affairs…

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    Persian Gulf Retrospective

    Mr. Kornacki talked about selected speeches from the 1991 debate over the Persian Gulf War.

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    Presidential Address Preview

    Prior to President Bush’s economic address before a joint session of Congress, guests from the Capitol and the C-SPAN studio talked about the event. The program included video footage from past…

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    Elections Through History

    The guests talked about elections and their consequences throughout U.S. history. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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    Midterm Elections

    Roger Davidson, Co-Editor, “Encyclopedia of the U.S. Congress” and Professor John Kornacki of Johns Hopkins University, discussed headline news and the midterm elections. They responded to…

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    Washington Journal: Friday Mansfield Room

    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…

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    Philip Hart: The Conscience of the Senate

    Guests gathered to celebrate Michigan State University’s publishing of a new book entitled, “Philip Hart: The Conscience of the Senate.” Several senators who knew him paid tribute to his…

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    House Leadership Over Two Centuries

    Panelists spoke about the House leaders over the past 200 years, their personalities, and their leadership styles. After several political figures, there were two panels, one in the 19th…

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    Dirksen Center

    Mr. Kornacki talked about the Congressional Leadership Research Center, the purpose of which is to educate people about the workings of Congress. Everett McKinley Dirksen served Illinois as…

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    Senate Party Leaders of the 20th Century

    The Dirksen Congressional Center and the Senate Bicentennial Commission sponsored a forum on Senate party leaders of the 20th Century. Senators and scholars discussed Senate party leaders…

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    Senate Party Leaders of the 20th Century

    Congressional scholars spoke about their research on party leaders in the Senate during the 20th century in a forum during a symposium marking the bicentennial of the U.S. Senate. Panelists…

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    Role of Television in the U.S. Senate

    Political scientists participated in a forum on the role of television in the modern Senate during a research symposium. Following a video introduction showing both typical and unusual…

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