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  • University of Pennsylvania Commencement
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    University of Pennsylvania Commencement

    Bono gave the 2004 commencement address at the University of Pennsylvania. He spoke about the danger of indifference and the importance of working for political change.

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  • The Atomic Bomb
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    The Atomic Bomb

    Robert Oppenheimer spoke about the development and use of the atomic bomb. He talked about atomic weapons as “evil things” and about the ethical application of science and scientific discovery. He also…

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  • University of Pennsylvania Commencement Address
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    University of Pennsylvania Commencement Address

    Secretary-General Annan spoke to graduates about facing the challenges of the future, the role of the United Nations in global conflicts and humanitarian crises, and encouraging the spread…

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  • Wharton School Commencement Address
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    Wharton School Commencement Address

    Mr. Greenspan talked to graduates about facing the challenges of the future, the state of American business, and the economy.

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  • Presidential Election Focus Group
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    Presidential Election Focus Group

    A voter focus group discussed the 2004 presidential election. Mr. Hart moderated the session. Hart Research and the Annenberg School at the University of Pennsylvania selected 12 undecided…

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  • 21st Century Ideas
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    21st Century Ideas

    Ms. Rimel talked about goals for her foundation and what she hopes to accomplish during the 21st century. She also discussed the purpose of the Pew Charitable Trusts and the kinds of…

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  • Winston Churchills Method of Public Speaking
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    Winston Churchill's Method of Public Speaking

    Mr. Humes spoke about Winston Churchill’s method of speech preparation and delivery, such as using quotations and speaking about something of personal knowledge and interest. He also examined how…

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