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  • emAmerican Valuesem
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    American Values

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., the son of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and nephew of President John F. Kennedy, reflected on his life and provided a history of America through the lens of…

  • Robert Kennedy Jr Says Hes Agreed to Chair Commission on Vaccine Safety
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    Robert Kennedy, Jr. at Trump Tower

    Robert Kennedy Jr., the son of the late New York Senator Robert Kennedy, will be chairing a commission on vaccine safety under the Trump Administration. He met with the President-elect at…

  • National Clean Energy Project
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    National Clean Energy Project

    After opening remarks by several participants, policy makers and energy industry leaders spoke about building a modern electricity grid and reducing reliance on foreign oil. Among the topics the addressed were…

  • Conservatism and Liberalism in the 1960s
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    Conservatism and Liberalism in the 1960s

    Upon the re-publication of Barry Goldwater’s The Conscience of a Conservative and John Kenneth Galbraith’s The New Industrial State, a panel of political and historical observers discussed the conservatism and liberalism of…

  • Democratic National Convention Day 3 Afternoon
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    Democratic National Convention, Day 3 Afternoon

    Democratic Party leaders spoke about party platform issues and Senator John Kerry’s candidacy for president. Proceedings also included entertainment and short videos highlighting issues.

  • Lurleen B Wallace Award of Courage
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    Lurleen B. Wallace Award of Courage

    Ms. Jones received the first annual Lurleen B. Wallace award. In 1963, she was one of the first students to enter the University of Alabama over the stringent opposition of then Governor…

  • Democratic Arctic Refuge Rally
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    Democratic Arctic Refuge Rally

    Protesters met in Washington D.C. to raise awareness of the new federal budget that allows for oil drilling at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Former and current members of…

  • How Books Impact Politics and the Culture War
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    How Books Impact Politics and the Culture War

    The Harvard Book Store and the Progressive Book Club co-sponsored a panel discussion with the First Parish Church in Cambridge. Panelists discussed the influence of books on politics and…

  • emCrimes Against Natureem
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    Crimes Against Nature

    Mr. Kennedy talked about his book on the president’s environmental policies, Crimes Against Nature: How George W. Bush and His Corporate Pals Are Plundering the Country and Hijacking Our Democracy, published by HarperCollins. He…

  • 2000 Democratic Convention Day 2 Afternoon
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    2000 Democratic Convention Day 2, Afternoon

    Democratic officials spoke to supporters about the upcoming 2000 election. They urged voters to support Vice President Al Gore.

  • Environmental Issues
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    Environmental Issues

    Mr. Kennedy talked about the Bush administration’s environmental policies, levels of pollution around the country, the influence of special interests on energy policy, and independent…

  • Desegregation 40th Anniversary
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    Desegregation 40th Anniversary

    Robert Kennedy, Jr. spoke at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa to help commemorate the 40th anniversary of desegregation at the school. Kennedy’s father Robert F. Kennedy was attorney…

  • Earth Day Rally
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    Earth Day Rally

    On Earth Day, politicians, celebrities and activists held a rally on the Mall to raise awareness of environmental issues.

  • Clean Water Challenges
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    Clean Water Challenges

    Mr. Kennedy outlined his views on recent environmental legislation moving through Congress and issues affecting his work in the Hudson River Valley. He also took questions from the press…

  • The Economy and the Environment
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    The Economy and the Environment

    Former Vice President Quayle and Mr. Kennedy debated the effects of environmental protection on the economy. They made opening remarks, then took questions from a panel. Following this,…

  • South African Political Development
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    South African Political Development

    Mr. De Klerk spoke about the peaceful South African transition from state-supported apartheid to a representative democracy. He reflected on the motivations and activities of the major…

  • US Pesticide Usage
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    U.S. Pesticide Usage

    Representatives of environmental protection organizations talked with reporters about the use of pesticides in the U.S. They opposed legislation which they say would weaken current…

  • Washington Saturday Journal
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    Washington Saturday Journal

    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 and…

  • Robert Kennedy 25th Anniversary Memorial Mass
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    Robert Kennedy 25th Anniversary Memorial Mass

    Members of the Kennedy family, civil rights leaders and the descendants of 1960's civil rights leaders spoke during a Catholic mass commemorating the 25th anniversary of the death of former…