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  • emThe Theft of a Decadeem
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    The Theft of a Decade

    Joseph Sternberg argued that the mishandling of the 2008 economic crisis by the Baby Boomers has left the a huge burden for Millennials.

  • emFalse Black Powerem
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    False Black Power?

    Jason Riley talked about his book False Black Power?, in which he argues that political capital for blacks has been a disadvantage for the race in terms of economic upward mobility.

  • American Employment
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    American Employment

    Professor Edward Glaeser talked about employment in the U.S. He argued that employment numbers were declining due to a combination of labor market trends and what he called “poisonous” government policies.…

  • Future of Conservatism
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    Future of Conservatism

    Authors, columnists, and journalists talked about the future of conservatism and the Republican Party. They also responded to questions from the audience. Topics included the U.S. economy,…

  • Conversation with Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue
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    Conversation with Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue

    Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, spoke about the economy and deficit reduction. He also talked about entitlement, immigration reform, and the importance of…

  • emNo They Cant Why Government Fails  But Individuals Succeedem
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    No They Can't: Why Government Fails - But Individuals Succeed

    John Stossel contends that the government and politicians, regardless of political affiliation, are incapable of addressing the political and social issues facing the United States. The author,…

  • emThe Storm of Warem
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    The Storm of War

    Historian Andrew Roberts presented a history of World War II. The author examined how Axis strategy evolved during the entire expanse of the war and whether, with a different decision-making process…

  • emJohn Maynard Keynesem
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    John Maynard Keynes

    Lord Robert Skidelsky talked about his three-volume biography, John Maynard Keynes: 1883-1946: Economist, Philosopher, Statesman, published by Penguin. During his presentation of the Manhattan…

  • Efforts to Combat Terrorism and Policy in Iraq
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    Efforts to Combat Terrorism and Policy in Iraq

    Vice President Cheney talked about the Bush administration Iraq policy and efforts to combat international terrorism. In his remarks he defended the administration’s practice of domestic…

  • emAmerican Ally  Tony Blair and the War on Terrorem
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    American Ally: Tony Blair and the War on Terror

    Mr. Coughlin, former executive editor of the Sunday Telegraph in London, talked about his book American Ally: Tony Blair and the War on Terror, published by Ecco. He described British Prime Minister…

  • emEducation Mythsem
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    Education Myths

    Jay Greene talked about his book Education Myths: What Special-Interest Groups Want You to Believe About Our Schools -- and Why It Isn’t So, published by Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. He argued…

  • Education Policy and Race
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    Education Policy and Race

    Participants talked about educations policy and programs to close the racial gap in American education. Among the issues they addressed were the role of class size, testing programs, school…

  • emWhittaker Chambers A Biographyem
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    Whittaker Chambers: A Biography

    Following introductory remarks by Hilton Kramer and William Buckley,Jr., Sam Tanenhaus discussed his book, Whittaker Chambers: A Biography which traces the life of Chambers from communist…