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  • African Americans in Congress in the 20th Century
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    African Americans in Congress in the 20th Century

    Matthew Wasniewski and Farar Elliott used a selection of artifacts from their collections to tell the story of black members of congress between the 1920s and the 1970s. This program draws…

  • emBlack Americans in Congress 18702007em
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    Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007

    Matt Wasniewski presented a history of African Americans who have served in Congress, using images from the Web site, “Black Americans in Congress.” He also responded to questions. Then…

  • Clinton Campaign Event
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    Clinton Campaign Event

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke to supporters at a campaign rally on the campus of California State University, Los Angeles. She was joined by many dignitaries who…

  • Crime in the Cities
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    Crime in the Cities

    Members of Congress and several mayors discussed the topic, “Crime in the Cities: America’s Mayors Fight Back.” Topics included murders, crime statistics, police departments, and gun…

  • Success for Young Black Men
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    Success for Young Black Men

    The Kaiser Family Foundation hosted a forum called “Paths to Success: A Forum on Young African-American Men.” The forum featured Bill Cosby and a panel of national leaders and young people…

  • Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service
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    Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service

    Members paid tribute to the life and career of civil rights activist and first black U.S. representative, Shirley Chisholm. They talked about her impact on policy making, humanitarian…

  • 2004 Election Campaigns
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    2004 Election Campaigns

    Panelists discussed polling in the presidential campaigns. Particular emphasis was placed on the influence of Zogby International’s polls. Zogby International sponsored this event.

  • Combating AIDS in Africa
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    Combating AIDS in Africa

    As part of the fourth U.S.-Africa business summit, African and U.S. officials, AIDS experts and others talked about governmental and private efforts to combat AIDS on the African continent.

  • North Korea Nuclear Facilities
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    North Korea Nuclear Facilities

    The situation in Korea is discussed at a House Armed Services Committee. Specialists believe that the North Koreans are building nuclear weapons. The government has refused to let United Nations…

  • Sights and Sounds of the Harlem Book Fair
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    Sights and Sounds of the Harlem Book Fair

  • emLying Down with the Lions A Public Lifeem
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    Lying Down with the Lions: A Public Life

    Former Representative Dellums talked about his book Lying Down With the Lions: A Public Life from the Streets of Oakland to the Halls of Power, published by Beacon Press. Chronicling the…

  • AIDS In Africa
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    AIDS In Africa

    Guests described the extent of the AIDS epidemic in Africa and the resources necessary to fight it. They also spoke about Vice President Gore’s speech to the United Nations Security Council…

  • The Future for AfricanAmericans
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    The Future for African-Americans

    As part of the National Training Conference, Representative Dellums and others discussed the direction they want blacks to take in the future. The focus was on the need to use the federal…

  • Rep Dellums Tribute
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    Rep. Dellums Tribute

    Current and former members of the House and Senate gathered to pay tribute to Rep. Dellums, who is retiring from the House of Representatives. He was congratulated and praised for his…

  • Fiscal Year 1999 Defense Authorization
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    Fiscal Year 1999 Defense Authorization

    Committee members heard testimony from Secretary Cohen and General Shelton on the fiscal year 1999 defense budget. They talked about the expectations of the military and the requirements of…

  • House Session
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    House Session

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  • House Session
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    House Session

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  • Rep Dellums Resignation
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    Rep. Dellums Resignation

    Rep. Dellums announced he would leave Congress on February 6. He stated that he wanted to regain a more private life after thirty years in public office and stressed he still believed that…

  • House Session
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    House Session

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  • House Session
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    House Session

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