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  • George Washingtons Character
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    George Washington's Character

    Gene Allen Smith, a Texas Christian University history professor, taught a class about George Washington’s character. He examined how the first president interacted with his contemporaries,…

  • Unions After World War II
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    Unions After World War II

    Professor Max Krochmal talked about changes to labor organizing in the post-World War II era. He describes how unions argued for the continuation of wartime practices, but often failed due…

  • Russian Intervention in Ukraine
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    Russian Intervention in Ukraine

    Former National Security Advisers Zbigniew Brzezinski and Brent Scowcroft talked about Russia’s annexation of the Crimea region of Ukraine. They talked about Russian President Putin’s further plans for…

  • Iran Nuclear Deal
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    Iran Nuclear Deal

    Panelists analyzed the talks going on in Vienna during the week between Iran and six global powers on freezing parts of Iran’s nuclear program. They also responded to questions from members of the…

  • CSIS Hosts Discussion on PRISM  Phone Surveillance
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    National Security Agency PRISM Surveillance Program

    Panelists talked about PRISM, the National Security Agency’s (NSA) program for electronic surveillance and data collection within the U.S., and the impact of leaks by former CIA consultant Edward…

  • USChina Relations
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    U.S.-China Relations

    Panelists talked about how the new Chinese Communist Party leadership will impact U.S.-China relations. CBS News Bob Schieffer, along with Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell…

  • US Policy Options on Iran
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    U.S. Policy Options on Iran

    Panelists discussed U.S. policy options available to address challenges posed by Iran’s nuclear program. Among the topics they addressed were the possibility of military action and likely…

  • Implications of the Uprising in Egypt
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    Implications of the Uprising in Egypt

    Journalists discussed the unrest and anti-government protests in Egypt. Among the issues they addressed were the evolving events on the ground in Cairo and other cities across Egypt,…

  • Japans Elections
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    Japan's Elections

    Bob Schieffer Moderated a panel discussion on Japan’s recent presidential elections and the potential impact on future relations between Asia and the United States.

  • CSIS NATOs 60th Anniversary Panel on the Future of the Alliance
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    CSIS: NATO's 60th Anniversary, Panel on the Future of the Alliance

  • Afghanistan and Pakistan
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    Afghanistan and Pakistan

    Journalists spoke about events in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Among the topics they addressed were the current U.S. policy and military engagements, as well as the political challenges ahead…

  • Foreign Policy Priorities for the Next Administration
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    Foreign Policy Priorities for the Next Administration

    Bob Schieffer moderated a panel discussion with William Kristol, Clarence Page, Ed Henry, Susan Page, and Arnaud De Borchgrave on foreign policy priorities for the Obama administration. Topics included Afghanistan, Iran,…

  • Future Strategy in Iraq
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    Future Strategy in Iraq

    A panel discussion was held on the status of U.S. efforts in Iraq. Topics included the readiness of Iraqi soldiers to take over security operations, the situation in Basra, and how U.S.…

  • Journalism Issues
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    Journalism Issues

    Bob Schieffer moderated a conversation with journalists on “The Changing Communications Landscape.” Among the topics they addressed were the future of newspapers and print media, the impact…

  • emThis Just Inem
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    This Just In

    Mr. Schieffer talked about his book This Just In: What I Couldn’t Tell You on TV, published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons. He shared stories about his early days as a reporter covering the Kennedy…

  • An Evening with Nobel Peace Prize Laureates
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    An Evening with Nobel Peace Prize Laureates

    The former Nobel Peace Prize winners talked about the prospects for peace in war-torn areas of the world, including Afghanistan. Former House Speaker Wright served as moderator. They…

  • Former Speaker Wright Archives
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    Former Speaker Wright Archives

    Former House Speaker Wright spoke about his archives located at Texas Christian University and his career in Congress. He also praised his hometown of Fort Worth, TX and discussed the…

  • Congress and the President
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    Congress and the President

    Fmr. Rep. Jim Wright, the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, delivered a lecture on Congress and the Presidency to his political science class in Texas Christian University in Fort…