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  • Limiting Independent Expenditures
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    Limiting Independent Expenditures

    Panelists debated limiting independent expenditures to political campaigns. Independent expenditures are contributions made on behalf of a candidate by a group not affiliated with the…

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  • Science of Global Climate Change
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    Science of Global Climate Change

    Scientists discussed the scientific evidence for global warming. They examined the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report on climate change, the cause of climate change,…

    192 views
  • Arab American Cultural Contributions
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    Arab American Cultural Contributions

    The panelists discussed the diversity of the Arab American culture and the contributions they and other members have made. After their prepared remarks, they took questions from the…

    153 views
  • Meaning of emBuckley v Valeoem
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    Meaning of Buckley v. Valeo

    Public Citizen hosted this debate on the different interpretations of the Supreme Court case of Buckley v. Valeo, which established that campaign spending limits are unconstitutional. The…

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  • Role of Technology in Reducing Global Warming
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    Role of Technology in Reducing Global Warming

    Secretary Pena and several representatives of energy companies discussed how technology can decrease the release of chloroflourocarbons. They examined how different and more efficient…

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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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  • Global Climate Change
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    Global Climate Change

    Mrs. Clinton talked about the effects of global climate change during a portion of the White House Conference on Global Climate Change. The First Lady mentioned the different problems…

    105 views
  • 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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  • Kyoto Conference and US National Interests
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    Kyoto Conference and U.S. National Interests

    Secretary Albright and others and several foreign policy experts discussed the upcoming international conference on environmental issues in Kyoto, Japan in December. They examined how…

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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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  • Arab Americans in National Politics
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    Arab Americans in National Politics

    The panelists talked about the history of Arab American organizations and the common concerns that helped develop an Arab American constituency. They pointed out that this constituency has…

    56 views
  • Climate Change Policy and US Economy
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    Climate Change Policy and U.S. Economy

    Deputy Secretary Summers and other economic experts discussed the impact of climate policy on the U.S. economy. They examined various economic incentives to reduce carbon emissions and how…

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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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  • Limiting Individual Contributions
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    Limiting Individual Contributions

    Panelists debated the restriction of individual contributions to political campaigns. The panelists reviewed what kinds of contributions are legal and illegal according to the Supreme Court…

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  • Korean Security
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    Korean Security

    Professor Vogel spoke about security and peace challenges facing the Korean peninsula. He emphasized that although Korea faces its own internal divisions, it also faces larger regional…

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  • Limiting PAC Contributions
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    Limiting PAC Contributions

    Public Citizen hosted this discussion on campaign finance reform. Panelists debated limiting campaign contributions from political action committees to political parties. The panelists also…

    22 views
  • Bosnia Issues
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    Bosnia Issues

    Mr. Berger spoke about developments in Bosnia and U.S. policy in the region. He outlined how the agreements in the Dayton accords have been realized thus far and stressed the importance of…

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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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