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  • Timber Sale Appeals
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    Timber Sale Appeals

    A representative of the timber industry and a representative of an environmental consumer group discussed proposals by the National Forest Service to change the means by which the public…

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  • Reaction to Los Angeles Police Trial
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    Reaction to Los Angeles Police Trial

    The guests responded to questions from the audience of international high school students on the aftermath of the acquittal of four white Los Angeles police officers accused of beating a…

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  • Recent Changes in South Africa
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    Recent Changes in South Africa

    Ambassador Harry Schwarz responded to questions from high-school students on recent changes in his country, South Africa. Recently the white population of South Africa voted in a referendum…

    75 views
  • Campaign Ads
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    Campaign Ads

    The guests discussed political advertising and the effect television ads have on campaigns.

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  • Endangered Species Act
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    Endangered Species Act

    The guests discussed the re-authorization of the Endangered Species Act, and how far the U.S. should go to protect endangered species from extinction.

    35 views
  • Middle East Peace Talks
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    Middle East Peace Talks

    Mr. Eizenstat and Mr. Zogby discussed the background and current progress of the negotiations in the Middle East Peace Conference in a forum sponsored by the Close Up Foundation. The two…

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  • Year in Review
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    Year in Review

    The panelists discussed what they considered the biggest news events of 1991, including the Persian Gulf War, America’s economic troubles, and the upcoming presidential race, and answered…

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  • Womens Movement
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    Women's Movement

    The guests discussed equal rights, feminism and health care issues that women face. Ms. Davis is the author of Moving the Mountain.

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  • The Right to Bear Arms
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    The Right to Bear Arms

    The guest speakers debated the issue of an individual’s right to bear arms in light of the fact handguns have been targeted as a major cause for the increase in violent crimes.

    71 views
  • The Pentagons Black Budget
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    The Pentagon's Black Budget

    Mr. Weiner and General Odom discussed the Department of Defense’s “black budget,” which is the classified budget of the military designated for new defense programs and weapons systems. Mr. Weiner claims the…

    137 views
  • Health Insurance
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    Health Insurance

    Mr. Curtis and Rep. Russo fielded questions from audience members on universal health care proposals, Medicare issues, and the issue of health insurance in American society.

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  • US Energy Policy
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    U.S. Energy Policy

    An audience made up largely of U.S. science teachers questioned two panelists with different perspectives on U.S. energy policies. Issues involved in the discussion included the…

    14 views
  • Central America
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    Central America

    Ms. Olsen and Ms. Arnson answered questions from an audience of high-school students on the prospects for democracy in Central America.

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  • Comparing Health Care Systems
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    Comparing Health Care Systems

    Several participants in the 1991 International Hospital Federation Congress discussed health care systems in countries around the world. Panel members discussed the differences,…

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  • Television News
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    Television News

    Mr. Lichter and Mr. Bernstein discussed the current state of television news, which has become the largest source of national news for most Americans. Mr. Lichter is a co-author of the…

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  • Current Issues Japan
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    Current Issues: Japan

    Mr. Hanyu discussed the politics, economy, and culture of Japan. Mr. Hanyu also discussed the relationship that exists between the United States and Japan. Mr. Hanyu commented on the role…

    27 views
  • Futurism
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    Futurism

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  • USUSSR Summit
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    U.S.-U.S.S.R. Summit

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  • Statecraft  The Art of Peace
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    Statecraft - The Art of Peace

    The guests discuss the art and science of diplomacy.

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  • The Art of Political Cartooning
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    The Art of Political Cartooning

    Herbert Block discussed his work as a political cartoonist. He answered questions from the High School students in the audience.

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