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  • Training the Information Technology Workforce
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    Training the Information Technology Workforce

    Alan Merten, president of George Mason University, talked about the role of colleges and universities in training the next generation of the information technology professionals. Jill Aitoro was the guest…

    158 views
  • Ceremony on the Post911 GI Bill
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    Ceremony on the Post-9/11 GI Bill

    President Obama delivered remarks at a ceremony celebrating the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The previous year, President Bush signed into law a bill granting educational benefits to the members of the…

    344 views
  • Role of the White House Military Aide
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    Role of the White House Military Aide

    Alan Merten, former White House military aide from 1965-66, spoke about his experiences at the White House during the Johnson administration, the role of the military staff, and coordinating official events…

    399 views
  • George Mason University
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    George Mason University

    President Merten talked about the impact of George Mason University men’s basketball team’s success on the university, its academic programs, and future enrollment at the university. The team is in the…

    62 views
  • Federal Student Loan Program
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    Federal Student Loan Program

    The House Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the federal guaranteed student loan program. Among the issues that witnesses addressed were levels of federal aid available to…

    113 views
  • Federal Funding of Higher Education
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    Federal Funding of Higher Education

    University presidents talked about funding issues and the business of providing higher education. They also responded to viewer comments and questions.

    32 views
  • Ergonomics Standards Part 1
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    Ergonomics Standards Part 1

    As part of the morning session, Secretary Chao spoke briefly about ergonomic-injury legislation that was passed by Congress and then struck down. Panelists talked about various aspects of…

    98 views
  • George Mason University Commencement
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    George Mason University Commencement

    After receiving an honorary degree, Justice O’Connor spoke to the graduates. She warned them that success does not usually come easily, and that they should patiently work towards their…

    133 views
  • Africa Development Initiative
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    Africa Development Initiative

    Chairman Kennard talked about new initiatives to promote competition, liberalization, and privatization of the media in African countries. He focused on the growth of the telecommunications…

    81 views
  • Communications Development in Africa
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    Communications Development in Africa

    Mr. Kennard and others focused on the development of telecommunications in Africa. They talked about how advancements in technology have increased trade between Africa and the United States.

    32 views
  • George Mason University
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    George Mason University

    Mr. Merten talked about the advantages George Mason University offers its students and the surrounding community.

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  • The Tobacco Industry
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    The Tobacco Industry

    As part of annual Health and Fitness Challenge, Mr. Reynolds, grandson of tobacco company founder R.J. Reynolds, talked about his efforts to help people stop smoking and to expose the…

    28 views