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    Cities of Ambition

    Author, Mr. Tom Wolfe discussed the spirit and strength of America’s cities, particularly New York City in the aftermath of September 11. Among the issues he addressed were the role of…

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    Martin Luther King

    As part of a black history month celebration, Ms. Cole talked about the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Among the topics she addressed were the current state of race relations, the…

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    U.S. in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s

    Mr. Patterson spoke about his book, Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974. The book reviews the evolution of America from the end of World War II to the downfall of President…

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    Affirmative Action Debate

    American Perspectives airs a Debate on Affirmative Action from BROWN UNIVERSITY, Providence ,R.I. Dinesh D’Souza, Resident Fellow, A.E.I. and Frank H. Wu, Assistant Professor, HOWARD UNIVERSITY…

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    Television Journalism

    Mr. Brokaw received the Welles Hangen Award for Superior Achievement in Journalism. He said he was “deeply honored” to receive the Welles Hangen Award and talked about Mr. Hangen’s talents as a…

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    Brown University Commencement Address

    Author and Journalist Bill Moyers delivered the Commencement Address of Brown University. He contrasted the optimistic outlook for college graduates of the late 1990's to the outlook of…

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    Age of Excessive Popular Culture

    Author and Historian David Halberstam spoke about authenticity and excess in U.S. culture. He examined the loosening connection between fame and achievement and warned of the challenge…

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    All the News

    Russ Mitchell, political correspondent for CBS News, shared his experiences in television journalism with an audience of Brown University television journalism students. He also spoke about…

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    Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Government

    Tim Forbes spoke about the relationship between politics and economics, both historically and in the 1996 campaign. He used the example of his brother Steve’s 1996 presidential campaign to…

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    Korea: The Coldest War

    As part of a commencement conference, Senator John Chafee (R-RI) spoke about the historical background and events of the Korean War. He outlined the events of the war with the use of…

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