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    The Compromise of 1850

    Fergus Bordewich talked about the Compromise of 1850 and the two generations of senators who dominated the great debate. Mr. Bordewich focused on Henry Clay, Stephen Douglas, and the impact…

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    Strategy and the Civil War

    Professor Donald Stoker talked about the strategy and tactics of Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. He spoke about the objectives of Union General George McClellan and…

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    Union and Confederate Navies

    James McPherson talked about his book, War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865, in which he argues that the actions of both navies determined whether or not foreign…

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    Affirmative Action: Remedy or Discrimination?

    Mr. Hentoff and Professor Edley debated the practice of affirmative action. After opening remarks they answered questions by a panel and the audience. Among the issues they addressed were…

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