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    Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate

    The Democratic presidential candidates debated social issues, including health care, housing, Hurricane Katrina relief, the economy, and the environment. The debate was moderated by Tavis Smiley. The…

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    Howard University Commencement Address

    After receiving a special citation of achievement for social activism, former Congressman Mfume addressed the Howard University graduating class of 2005. He talked about equality, black…

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    National Slavery Museum

    Participants talked about establishing a museum dedicated to the study and presentation of issues related to slavery in America. Among the topics addressed were the types of collections to…

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    Charter Day Speech

    Dr. Swygert read a list of Franklin Raines' accomplishments, including his tenure as chairman of the Office of Management and Budget and his appointment as the first African-American of a…

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    The Influence of Media on World Issues

    Mr. King talked to School of Business students about his media career and how to get involved in the media. After his prepared remarks he answered audience questions.

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    South Africa After Apartheid

    President Thabo Mbeki spoke to students and faculty about the history of violence, disease, and inequity in Africa and said that these problems should be solved by cooperation between all…

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    Home Renovations Initiative

    Jamie Gorelick, vice chairman of Fannie Mae, reviewed a project to provide adequate housing in the LeDroit Park region of Washington, DC. The project was taken on by federal agencies in…

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    Howard University Commencement

    The First Lady Rodham Hillary Clinton delivered the commencement address at the Howard University graduation. She congratulated the students on their achievements and encouraged them to…

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    Technology, Globalization and Productivity

    Mr. George David, CEO and Chairman of United Technologies, talked about how technological change, globalization standards and productivity are impacting today’s workplace. His company…

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    African-American Leadership in Communications

    Bernard Shaw spoke during the 25th anniversary celebration of Howard University’s School of Communications. In his remarks, he spoke about the important role of minorities in broadcast…

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    Legal Ethics

    Attorney General Janet Reno urged an audience of law students to pursue their profession with the highest concern for legal ethics and the scourges of crime in the U.S. She also asked them…

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    Howard University Commencement

    Dennis Hightower, Walt Disney Television President, gave the 1996 Howard University Commencement address. Howard University President, Patrick Swygert presented several honorary degrees,…

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    Bunche Center Dedication

    At a ceremony dedicating the Ralph Bunche International Affairs Center, Secretary General Boutros-Ghali spoke about Mr. Bunche’s commitment to international understanding and peace. Ralph…

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    Telecommunications Issues

    At the Howard University School of Communications, Ted Turner, Turner Broadcasting System President and Chairman, spoke about his pioneering career in the development of the cable…

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