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  • US Economy and Federal Debt
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    U.S. Economy and Federal Debt

    Ben Bernanke made the keynote address at a conference on the U.S. economy and the federal debt ceiling. In his remarks he said that “failing to raise the debt ceiling in a timely way would be…

    891 views
  • Future of the American Economy Panel
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    Future of the American Economy Panel

    Authors talked about their books about the U.S. economy. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Jon Wiener moderated. The panelists were: Joyce Appleby, The Relentless Revolution: A…

    498 views
  • emThe Tyranny of Dead Ideasem
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    The Tyranny of Dead Ideas

    Matt Miller talked with with Daniel Pink about his book The Tyranny of Dead Ideas: Letting Go of the Old Ways of Thinking to Unleash a New Prosperity (Times Books; January 6, 2009). Mr. Miller contends that the American economy is stuck due to the continued use…

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  • The Future of Health Care
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    The Future of Health Care

    Panelists talked about the future and direction of health care reform. Among the topics addressed were potential changes in health care financing policy in an Obama administration, current…

    418 views
  • Facing Tough Issues Panel
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    Facing Tough Issues Panel

    A panel discussion called “Divided We Stand: Facing Tough Issues” was moderated by Matt Miller. Topics included evolution, religion, Hurricane Katrina, and other issues. The panelists responded…

    107 views
  • Envisioning Americas Future
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    Envisioning America's Future

    Moderated by Barry Siegel, the panelists talked about America’s political and global future from various perspectives and about their books on the topic. Chris Hedges wrote Losing Moses on the…

    103 views
  • Civil Society
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    Civil Society

    Moderated by Mr. Kinsley, authors talked about achieving a civil society in the contemporary political culture. They discuss the roles of government, interest groups, individuals, and the media…

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  • Are We Making the World Safe for Democracy
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    Are We Making the World Safe for Democracy?

    Five authors debated the question “Are We Making the World Safe for Democracy?” Among the issues they addressed were U.S. foreign policy goals, the history of democratic institutions in the U.S.,…

    197 views
  • emThe 2 Solutionem
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    The 2% Solution

    After an introduction by Mr. Frum, Mr. Miller talked about his book, The 2% Solution: Fixing America’s Problems in Ways Liberals and Conservatives Can Love, published by PublicAffairs. In the…

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  • Middle East Books Panel
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    Middle East Books Panel

    Mr. Miller moderated the panel Cauldron of Turmoil: The Middle East. The panelists discussed the influence of history and religion on people and difficulties in cross-cultural…

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  • School Vouchers
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    School Vouchers

    Participants talked about the value of school vouchers, saying that they alleviate overcrowding problems, increase competition between schools, and eventually force improvements in public…

    85 views
  • Economic Issues
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    Economic Issues

    Mr. Miller, who writes primarily on economic issues, discussed news stories. He addressed the resignation of Secretary Rubin and what impact it would have on domestic and world markets. He…

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  • Daybook Interview
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    Daybook Interview

    Mr. Miller discussed headline news and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

    14 views
  • Social Security Reform Part 2
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    Social Security Reform Part 2

    Ms. Ifill moderated a discussion among scholars of the problems facing Social Security. They examined how the system can be changed to uphold benefit promises, including some options to…

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  • Washington Journal Thursday
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    Washington Journal: Thursday

    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…

    17 views
  • A Conversation on Writing
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    A Conversation on Writing

    Editors discussed the art of editorial writing, comparing it with other kinds of writing. Following their prepared remarks, they took questions from the audience.

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  • Washington Journal Friday
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    Washington Journal: Friday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with newsmakers, journalists and legislators; and viewer comments by telephone,…

    16 views
  • Washington Monday Journal
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    Washington Monday 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…

    62 views
  • Social Security Generational Inequity
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    Social Security Generational Inequity

    Committee members heard testimony concerning the future of the Social Security system, specifically how it will treat future generations as compared to its current beneficiaries.

    75 views
  • Washington Sunday Journal
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    Washington Sunday 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…

    38 views
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