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  • African Americans During Reconstruction
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    African Americans During Reconstruction

    Brandeis University Professor Abigail Cooper taught a class on African Americans during the Reconstruction era, looking at how former slaves strove for economic rights and full citizenship,…

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  • Comedian Lenny Bruces Life and Legacy
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    Comedian Lenny Bruce's Life and Legacy

    Christie Hefner talked about comedian Lenny Bruce’s life and legacy. Ms. Hefner focused on Mr. Bruce’s use of social commentary in his stand-up routines, and how he pushed the boundaries of…

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  • Recollections on Lenny Bruce
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    Recollections on Lenny Bruce

    Lenny Bruce’s lawyer, writing collaborator, and friends shared personal accounts of the comedian’s life and legacy. This program was part of a two-day conference commemorating the recent…

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  • Justice Brandeis Nomination 100th Anniversary
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    Justice Brandeis Nomination 100th Anniversary

    In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the nomination of Justice Louis Brandeis to the U.S. Supreme Court, a panel including Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses his contributions to…

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  • Discussion on Henry Fords Publications on Jews
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    Henry Ford's Publications on Jews

    Professor Jonathan Sarna talked about how industrialist Henry Ford founded and supported a newspaper that published anti-semitic articles. This class was from his course called “It Couldn’t Happen Here: Three American…

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  • emPalestine Peace Not Apartheidem
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    Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid

    Former President Jimmy Carter talked about his book Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, published by Simon and Schuster. In his book he argues that the only way for Israel to achieve lasting security is to withdraw from occupied…

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  • Brandeis University Commencement Address
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    Brandeis University Commencement Address

    Justice Marshall talked to graduates about facing the challenges of the future, social justice, and the rule of law.

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  • Brandeis University Commencement
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    Brandeis University Commencement

    Mr. Koppel spoke to graduates and offered advice for future success.

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  • Second Amendment Issues
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    Second Amendment Issues

    Charlton Heston spoke about individual rights and freedoms, urging students to express their opinions on those rights even if their opinions were unpopular. He also spoke about his advocacy…

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  • Human Rights The Unfinished Agenda
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    Human Rights: The Unfinished Agenda

    The panelists discussed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and how it has changed human treatment throughout the world. They focused on how many nations signed the agreement, but…

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  • Brandeis University Commencement Address
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    Brandeis University Commencement Address

    After being awarded an honorary degree, Chancellor Kohl addressed the Brandeis University graduating class. He discussed German-Jewish reconciliation, the single European currency, and his…

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  • If Only Id Been Born a Kosher Chicken
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    If Only I'd Been Born a Kosher Chicken

    Professor Felman presented one of her writings in performance art style. She said the story of her youthful experiences was part autobiography and part vision.

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  • Post Debate Discussion
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    Post Debate Discussion

    Boston reporters discussed the 8th District Representative debate. Professor Sid Milcus talked about moderating the debate and the 8th District race.

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  • Congressional District Debate
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    Congressional District Debate

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