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    Limiting Independent Expenditures

    Public Citizen hosted a discussion campaign finance reform. Panelists debated limiting independent expenditures to political campaigns. Independent expenditures are contributions made on…

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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,…

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    Meaning of Buckley v. Valeo

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

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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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    Arab American Cultural Contributions

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

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    Role of Technology in Reducing Global Warming

    Secretary of Energy Federico Pena and energy experts spoke at a White House conference on global climate change. They talked about technology that can decrease the release of…

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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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    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 associated…

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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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    Kyoto Conference and U.S. National Interests

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

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    Climate Change Policy and U.S. Economy

    Vice President Al Gore and economic experts discussed the impact of climate policy on the U.S. economy. They examined the economic incentives to reduce carbon emissions and the methods for…

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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…

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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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    Limiting Individual Contributions

    Georgetown University law Center hosted an event on Political campaign contributions. The panelists debated the restriction of individual contributions to political campaigns. The panelists…

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    Korean Security

    Professor Ezra 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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    Bosnia Issues

    National Security Advisor Sandy Berger spoke about developments in Bosnia and U.S. policy in the region. He outlined the realization of the agreements in the Dayton accords thus far. He…

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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…

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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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