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  • 10th Anniversary of Fall of the Berlin Wall
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    10th Anniversary of Fall of the Berlin Wall

    President Clinton and other leaders talked about the demise of communism which began with the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. President Clinton praised the defiant spirit of Eastern…

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  • Social Security
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    Social Security

    President Clinton and Vice President Gore talked about reforming the Social Security system, which he first proposed in the latest State of the Union message. The president outlined the…

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  • Asian Financial Situation
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    Asian Financial Situation

    Secretary Rubin talked about the financial situation in Asia. Recently the World Bank approved a record $3 billion loan to South Korea to assist the country during its current financial…

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  • Ethics of Managed Care
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    Ethics of Managed Care

    Scholars talked about ethics in managed care and the implications of managed care on patients. Following their discussion, the panelists answered questions from the audience.

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  • Global Climate Change
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    Global Climate Change

    Vice President Gore and President Clinton opened the White House Conference on Global Climate Change. In his remarks, he stressed that science cannot completely explain global warming but…

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  • Higher Education Future
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    Higher Education Future

    Dr. Bok spoke about the recent history of U.S. higher education, especially the contradictory adulation and criticism of U.S. universities. Ms. Steinfels spoke about Catholic identity as…

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  • emPaulaem
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    Paula

    Ms. Allende talked about her book Paula during a discussion at Georgetown University. The book began as a series of letters Ms. Allende wrote to her fatally ill daughter and evolved into a…

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  • US Foreign Policy
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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    Former Secretary Baker talked about foreign policy challenges into the next century, including the potential for instability in the Pacific area. He said the U.S. needs to counter weapons…

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  • Government Secrecy
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    Government Secrecy

    Senator Moynihan, who headed the congressional Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government spoke to students at Georgetown University the day before the commission released its final report. The…

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  • Church in America
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    Church in America

    In a speech eleven days after his announcement that he was terminally ill with cancer, Cardinal Bernadin spoke about the role of the Catholic Church in U.S. society and culture. He spoke about…

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  • Corporate Responsibility Panel 1
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    Corporate Responsibility Panel 1

    At the Conference on Corporate Citizenship, President Clinton spoke about several ways in which corporations can be more responsible to their employees and the communities in which they are…

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  • Technology in Education
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    Technology in Education

    Deputy Secretary Kunin spoke about how techonology can be utilized in education. She emphasized the need for partnership between the information industry and the educational system to…

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  • Human Rights in China
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    Human Rights in China

    Mr. Wu talked about his experiences as a prisoner in China and about human rights abuses in China. Mr. Wu, a U.S. citizen, was detained by Chinese officials on June 19, 1995 for human…

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  • American Citizenship
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    American Citizenship

    President Clinton spoke about American citizenship. He focused on the obligations of citizenship for both those in government and those in the private sector. He also pleaded for unity in order…

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  • State of American Education
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    State of American Education

    Secretary Riley discussed the president’s effort to improve education throughout the country by improving standardized test scores and creating opportunities for low-income students.

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  • World AIDS Day Address
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    World AIDS Day Address

    Following a number of introductory remarks, President Clinton spoke about the need for further research into the finding a cure for AIDS. He discussed his administration’s task force designed to…

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  • Clintons Life at Georgetown
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    Clinton's Life at Georgetown

    Reverend O’Donovan, President of Georgetown University, discussed the school and President-elect Bill Clinton’s time at the university. Reverend Otto Hentz discussed the class that he…

    396 views
  • Situation in Iraq
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    Situation in Iraq

    President-elect Clinton expressed concern over the events in Iraq and told Saddam Hussein that the U.S. presidential transition with not weaken the country.

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  • Changes in Eastern Europe and Soviet Union
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    Changes in Eastern Europe and Soviet Union

    Mr. Brzezinski spoke before an audience at the Georgetown University/Salomon Brothers conference at Georgetown University on the political resources and policies of the Soviet Union and its former…

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  • German Unification
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    German Unification

    The prime minister met with President Bush and Secretary Baker on June 11.

    123 views
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