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  • Bork Nomination Day 11 Part 2
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    Bork Nomination Day 11, Part 2

    Former Attorney General Elliot Richardson testified in support of Robert Bork’s Supreme Court confirmation. In October 1973 Richardson resigned rather than carry out President Nixon’s order to fire special…

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  • The Office of Attorney General
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    The Office of Attorney General

    Several former attorneys general participated in an unstructured discussion on their experiences as attorney general in a forum before an audience at the Hastings College of Law. Among the…

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  • Consequences of Perjury and Related Crimes
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    Consequences of Perjury and Related Crimes

    Nine military officers, federal judges, and legal scholars testified about whether or not the president’s attempt to conceal his sexual misconduct would meet the constitutional requirement for impeachment. In sometimes heated…

    283 views
  • Building Trust in Government Four Easy Steps
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    Building Trust in Government: Four Easy Steps

    Mr. Richardson talked about ways to build trust in government. He discussed the importance of having the public trust and engendering the notion of citizenship. He described the problems…

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  • emArchibald Cox Conscience of a Nationem
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    Archibald Cox: Conscience of a Nation

    Panelists talked about the new book by Ken Gormley, Archibald Cox: Conscience of a Nation. Mr. Cox served as Solicitor General and was also the special prosecutor during the Watergate…

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  • Tribute to William T Coleman
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    Tribute to William T. Coleman

    William T. Coleman was the first black law clerk in the U.S. Supreme Court. He clerked for Justice Felix Frankfurter, after which he worked for the NAACP. In 1995 he received the…

    196 views
  • UN SecretaryGeneral Selection Process 2
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    U.N. Secretary-General Selection Process, 2

    In a hearing on the U.N. Secretary-General selection process, participants testified on the role and responsibilities of the Secretary-General. The three panels in this portion focused on…

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  • UN SecretaryGeneral Selection Process 1
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    U.N. Secretary-General Selection Process, 1

    In a hearing on the U.N. Secretary-General selection process, participants testified on the role and responsibilities of the Secretary-General. This portion features opening remarks by the…

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  • emReflections of a Radical Moderateem
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    Reflections of a Radical Moderate

    Before signing copies of his new book, Reflections of a Radical Moderate, Mr. Richardson talked about his many years and Washington, DC which taught him not to be cynical.

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  • Cuba Task Force Report
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    Cuba Task Force Report

    Rask force participants talked to reporters about a new report on U.S.- Cuba relations. It focuses on how the U.S., Cuba and other nations in the region can change their policies to ease…

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  • Sunday Journal Mount Vernon
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    Sunday Journal Mount Vernon

    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…

    61 views
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Commemoration
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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt Commemoration

    President Clinton and others attended the “Remembering Franklin D. Roosevelt 50th Anniversary Commemorative Services” held at the Little White House in Warm Springs, Georgia. The president said…

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  • Crime Solutions Survey
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    Crime Solutions Survey

    Senator Simon talked about a new survey of prison wardens, many of whom feel that politicians are not offering effective solutions to the nation’s crime problem.

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  • Bipartisan Opposition to Senate Filibuster
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    Bipartisan Opposition to Senate Filibuster

    This was a news conference held by an organization called Action, Not Gridlock! It describes itself as a nonprofit educational group. More than a dozen former senators, representatives,…

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  • Filibuster Reform
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    Filibuster Reform

    Former legislators and administration officials spoke about the impact of filibusters in the U.S. Senate and the need for congressional reform to reduce the import of the minority…

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  • Crime Prevention
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    Crime Prevention

    Participants spoke on various policies toward crime, as well as Congressional efforts to pass crime legislation. Mr. Katzenbach emphasized children as the focus of any anti-crime policies. From…

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  • Universal Access to Health Care
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    Universal Access to Health Care

    The committee heard testimony on S. 1227, the health care and cost containment plan entitled "Health America", introduced by Senate Democrats. Witnesses specifically discussed health care…

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  • HUD Investigation
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    HUD Investigation

    The committee continued its investigation of fraud and mismanagement at HUD during the tenure of Samuel Pierce. Witnesses included developers from Florida and Texas whose companies were…

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  • Namibia  South Africa
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    Namibia & South Africa

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  • Campus Perspectives on the Private Sector
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    Campus Perspectives on the Private Sector

    The conference was sponsored by the National Commission on Public Service in conjunction with the Brookings Institution.

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