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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

    President William Jefferson Clinton and Vice President Albert Gore Jr. talked about reforming the Social Security system, which he first proposed in the latest State of the Union message.…

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    Asian Financial Situation

    Treasury Secretary Robert 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…

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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

    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

    Dr. Derek Bok, Professor and Former President at Harvard University, spoke about the recent history of U.S. higher education, especially the contradictory adulation and criticism of U.S.…

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    Paula

    Author Isabel 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…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    Former Secretary of State, James 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…

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    Government Secrecy

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

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    Church in America

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

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    Corporate Responsibility Panel 1

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

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    Technology in Education

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

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    Human Rights in China

    Human Right activist Harry 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…

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    American Citizenship

    President Bill Clinton speaks about American citizenship. He focuses on the obligations of citizenship for both those in government and those in the private sector. He also pleads for unity…

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    Foreign Affairs Perspective

    Secretary of State Warren Christopher discussed the foiled Iraqi threat to Kuwait, international security and the peace process, and President Bill Clinton’s upcoming trip to the Middle…

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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

    President Bill Clinton addressed a Georgetown University Medical Center audience on World Aids Day. He spoke about the need for further research into finding a cure for AIDS and his…

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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…

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    Situation in Iraq

    In a speech at Georgetown University, President-elect Bill Clinton expressed concern over the events in Iraq and told Saddam Hussein that the U.S. presidential transition with not weaken…

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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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