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  • emBarack Obamas Americaem
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    Barack Obama's America

    Professor John Kenneth White talked about his book, Barack Obama’s America, in which he looks at the demographic changes in the U.S. since the 1980s. This interview was recorded on the campus of…

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    Barack Obama's America

    John Kenneth White talked about his book Barack Obama’s America: How New Conceptions of Race, Family and Religion Ended the Reagan Era (University of Michigan Press; August 4, 2009). In his book Mr. White argues…

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  • Campaign 2008 and the Catholic Vote
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    Campaign 2008 and the Catholic Vote

    Panelists spoke about Catholic voting patterns and demographics, as well as predictions about how the Catholic vote would affect the outcome of the 2008 presidential election. They also…

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  • Presidential Debate Analysis
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    Presidential Debate Analysis

    Following the third presidential debate, Professor White led a student discussion about the debates and the 2004 campaign. Students discussed the candidates' performances, how their views…

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  • Kennedy Presidency
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    Kennedy Presidency

    Mr. White talked about the legislative and policy issues that John F. Kennedy faced as president. He also discussed the reasons, values, and motivation behind Kennedy’s decisions, and responded…

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  • emThe Values Divide   American Politics and Culture in Transitionem
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    The Values Divide: American Politics and Culture in Transition

    John Kenneth White discusses his book The Values Divide: American Politics and Culture in Transition, published by Chatham House Publishers. Professor White notes that American values have evolved and…

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  • Debate Reaction Discussion
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    Debate Reaction Discussion

    After watching a presidential debate between Vice President Gore and Governor Bush, students talked about their impressions of the debate. They expressed their opinions on who they thought…

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  • Preview of the Iowa Caucuses
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    Preview of the Iowa Caucuses

    Guests talked about the process of nominating candidates and delegates to party conventions in Iowa. Additionally local news footage of both the Republican and Democratic campaigns was…

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  • emStill Seeing Redem
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    Still Seeing Red

    Professor White discussed his book, Still Seeing Red: How the Cold War Shapes the New American Politics, published by Westview Press. He said that, especially since the end of the Cold War,…

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  • Deficit Reduction Burden
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    Deficit Reduction Burden

    Participants briefed reporters on a new study of the budget reduction measures enacted during the 104th Congress. They highlighted the report, which concludes that most deficit reduction…

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  • Vice Presidential Debate Reaction
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    Vice Presidential Debate Reaction

    As part of DebateWatch, a group of students talked about the vice presidential debate, who they thought won and why.

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  • Change  Realignment in US Politics
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    Change & Realignment in U.S. Politics

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  • The Changing Face of American Politics
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    The Changing Face of American Politics

    The two panel discussions looked at redefining voters as liberal or conservatives.

    21 views