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    The Power Broker

    Robert Caro talked about his book The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York, published by Vintage. This biography of Robert Moses won a Pulitzer Prize in 1974. He talked about how he came…

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    Margaret Sanger and the Birth Control Movement

    Panelists talked about 20th century birth control advocate Margaret Sanger and her legacy. Topics included the impact of race, social class, and politics on the birth control movement.

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    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

    Steven Weisman moderated a discussion about former Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY). Mr. Weisman is the editor of the book Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Portrait in Letters of an American…

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    Capitol Visitors Center

    Architects spoke about plans to build a visitors center and entrance to the U.S. Capitol. The underground facility would improve security, preserve the basic landscape design, and maintain…

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    Life and Work of Daniel Patrick Moynihan

    Panelists examined Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s prolific career as a senator, ambassador, scholar and author. Moynihan served as a Democratic senator from New York from 1977-2001. He died in…

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    Tribute to Lady Bird Johnson

    Friends and family members paid tribute to former first lady, Lady Bird Johnson. She also received this year’s National Building Museum award for contributing to the nation’s building…

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    National Park Access

    Park Service officials considered and debated how to balance maintaining parks' ecosystems and providing access to visitors. The panelists each gave an individual presentation and showed…

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    Washington Friday Journal

    The Washington Journal examined current news events and political issues through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer…

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    Salute to Capitol Architect

    The National Building Museum & American Institute of Architects hosted this recognition of the retiring Architect of the Capitol George White. Mr. White recently turned 75 years old, and is only…

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