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    Days of Slaughter

    Susan Wharton Gates, former vice president of public policy at Freddie Mac, talked about her book, Days of Slaughter, about the problems that led to the collapse of the mortgage giant in…

  • Virginia Tech Commencement Address
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    Virginia Tech Commencement Address

    Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) gave the commencement address for the 2014 graduating class at Virginia Tech. He spoke about becoming the youngest bank chair and presidential campaign…

  • Virginia Gubernational Debate
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    Virginia Gubernational Debate

    The two main Virginia gubernatorial candidates, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) and Terry McAuliffe (D), debated various issues at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State…

  • Resistance Methods of Women in Slavery
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    Resistance Methods of Women in Slavery

    Virginia Tech history professor Beverly Bunch-Lyons discussed women in slavery, and their methods of resistance during a university course on black history. Her lecture “Black Women, Slavery, and…

  • Virginia Democratic Gubenatorial Primary Debate
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    Virginia Democratic Gubenatorial Primary Debate

    Terry McAuliffe, Brian Moran, and Creigh Deeds participated in a debate for the Democratic nomination for the open seat as governor of Virginia. The debate took place in Blacksburg,…

  • Memorial Convocation
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    Memorial Convocation

    President Bush spoke at a memorial convocation to mourn the deaths of 32 people killed by a gunman on the Virginia Tech campus the previous day. University officials and others spoke about…

  • Open Phones Memorial Convocation
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    Open Phones: Memorial Convocation

    Telephone lines were open for comments following a memorial convocation at Virginia Tech for victims of a mass shooting the previous day. Scenes of the crowd which included students and…

  • US and Soviet Agriculture Issues
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    U.S. and Soviet Agriculture Issues

    In this forum, farm analysts and agriculture science professors from the U.S. and the Soviet Union discussed the problems in the Soviet farm system and the importance of developing a stable…