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    Representative Hakeem Jeffries on Democracy

    Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) talked about strengthening democracy in the U.S. during a virtual discussion hosted by American University’s School of Public Affairs Center for…

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    Watergate 50 Years Later

    American University professor Joseph Campbell taught a class about the 1972 Watergate scandal and, what he calls, “the myth of heroic journalism.” He argued that the unraveling of the Watergate scandal…

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    Gendered Citizenship

    Historian Rebecca DeWolf looked at the drafting and attempted ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, a proposed addition to the U.S. Constitution, originally introduced in 1923 that…

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    Role of White House Chief of Staff

    Former White House Chiefs of Staff Jack Lew and Joshua Bolten discussed the challenges of the job and how they approached being the so-called gatekeeper of the presidents they served. The…

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    Anti-Semitism Between WWI and WWII

    American University professor Pamela Nadell taught a class about the rise in anti-Semitism in America between World War I and II. She described the 1915 lynching of Jewish man Leo Frank in…

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    NSA Director Discusses Cybersecurity and Law

    National Security Agency Director and Commander of U.S. Cyber Command General Paul Nakasone spoke at an American University virtual conversation on cybersecurity and national security. He…

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    Yellow Journalism and the Spanish-American War

    American University Professor W. Joseph Campbell taught a class on myths about , and the lead-up to Spanish-American War at the end of the 19th century. He debunked the tale that William Randolph Hearst…

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    Investigative Journalism and Civil Rights

    Investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell talked about his 30-year career with the Jackson, Mississippi Clarion-Ledger. The MacArthur “genius” grant winner described how he helped put in jail four Klansmen…

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    Vietnam, Walter Cronkite and Public Opinion

    On February 27, 1968, CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite closed a special report on Vietnam with a pessimistic assessment of the U.S. war effort. Mr. Cronkite’s remarks are often cited as a turning point in American…

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    COVID-19 and U.S. Food Supply Chain

    American University hosted a virtual discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. food supply chain. Speakers included FoodLab Detroit Executive Director Devita Davison and Politico…

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    House Majority Whip Clyburn on Legislative Priorities

    House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) was interviewed virtually by Purdue University Professor Valeria Sinclair-Chapman in an event hosted by American University. The majority whip spoke…

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    Senator Cory Booker on Threats to American Democracy

    Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) discussed threats to American democracy. He spoke at a virtual event co-hosted by American University’s School of Public Affairs, the Kennedy Political Union, and the U.S.…

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    White House Myths

    White House Historical Association historian and American University lecturer Matthew Costello taught a class on White House myths. He talked about the realities and legends behind often repeated…

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    Biden Education Policy Agenda

    American University held a virtual discussion on the incoming Biden administration’s education policy agenda. Experts in education talked about President-elect Biden’s positions on K-12…

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    American University Discussion on the 2020 Election and Republican Women

    American University’s Women and Politics Institute hosted a virtual discussion on Republican women and the 2020 election. They discussed the women candidates running in the 2020 election and the…

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    Decision to Bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Four historians who have written extensively on the decision to drop the atomic bombs discussed their findings, then took questions from journalists in a Zoom conversation. This 75th anniversary event was…

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    Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibit

    Peter Kuznick gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In cooperation with the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the Nagasaki…

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    Separation of Powers and Civil Rights

    A discussion on how the Executive, Judicial and Legislative branches have dealt with civil rights. Panelists argued that Congress has relinquished its designated powers, leaving the Supreme…

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    Federal Surveillance and Civil Rights

    American University lecturer Aaron Bell taught a class about privacy laws and federal surveillance of civil rights leaders. He described the mid-20th century creation of the Counter…

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    Gary Cohn on U.S. Economy Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Former National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn joined American University for a virtual discussion on the state of the U.S. economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. Mr. Cohn said the country’s…

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