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    U.S. Diplomacy and Counterinsurgency Policy in Vietnam

    Steve Young, a former adviser who helped coordinate civilian and military programs during the Vietnam War, talked about how the conflict in Southeast Asia evolved over time and the role that…

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    Gender, Race and Politics

    Panelists that included authors and academics talked about the influence of gender and race on the 2016 presidential election, Trump administration Cabinet choices, and the 115th Congress.

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    Electoral Process

    The University of Minnesota hosted a discussion on allegations made by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that the 2016 election is “rigged.” Panelists including election scholars…

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    Tribute to Walter Mondale

    The University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs hosted a tribute to former Vice President and U.S. Senator Walter Mondale. The program included a conversation with former Vice President…

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    Evolution of the Vice Presidency

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke about the legacy of former Vice President Walter Mondale. Vice President Biden shared details about his relationship with President Obama, compared it to the tenancy of his predecessor,…

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    Walter Mondale and Education

    Former Vice President Walter Mondale participated in a discussion about his impact on the U.S. education system. “Opportunity and Social Justice -- Quality Education for All” was part of the forum,…

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    Walter Mondale Legacy, Introduction

    Opening remarks wee made for the forum, “Walter Mondale: Living Legacy,” held in George Washington University’s Jack Morton Auditorium.

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    Asian Immigration and Angel Island

    University of Minnesota professor Erika Lee talks about Asian immigration to the West coast from 1830 to 1930, including the role of San Francisco Bay’s Angel Island in the 20th century. She compared…

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    Dead Men Ruling

    Eugene Steuerle talked about his book, Dead Men Ruling: How to Restore Fiscal Freedom and Rescue Our Future, in which he argues that recent federal budget decisions have hampered the ability of…

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    Bipartisanship and Budget Agreement

    Participants talked about the Budget Conference Committee two-year agreement and its implications for congressional bipartisanship. The agreement at the time of this event had passed in the…

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    This Is Not Florida

    Jay Weiner recalls the 2008 election for Minnesota’s U.S. Senate seat between Democrat Al Franken and Republican incumbent Norm Coleman and the subsequent eight-month ballot recount. Mr.…

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    The Stem Cell Dilemma

    Leo Furcht and William Hoffman read from and spoke about their book The Stem Cell Dilemma: Beacons of Hope or Harbingers of Doom? (Arcade Publishing, April 9, 2008). They talked about their…

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    National Transportation Infrastructure

    Representative Oberstar spoke about national investment in the transportation infrastructure, safety issues, and the collapse of a major bridge in Minneapolis earlier in the year.

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    National Transportation Infrastructure

    Senator Klobuchar spoke about national investment in the transportation infrastructure, safety issues, and the collapse of a major bridge in Minneapolis earlier in the year.

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    A Shameful Act

    Taner Akcam talked about his book, A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility, published by Metropolitan Books. Professor Akcam talked about the 1915…

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    Public Leadership

    Former Senator Tom Daschle presented the third annual Martin Olav Sabo Lecture at the Humphrey Institute. He spoke on “Public Leadership in a Changing World,” reflecting on his career and…

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    The Career of Hubert H. Humphrey

    Former Vice President Mondale led a discussion of the life and career of the late Vice President Hubert Humphrey. Both Humphrey and Mondale were senators from Minnesota, were vice…

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    Marbury v Madison History

    At a forum titled “Marbury at 200: Bicentennial Celebration of Marbury v. Madison” participants talked about the impact of the decision on American politics and jurisprudence.

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    89th Congress, Lyndon Johnson and the Warren Court

    Participants talked about the impact of domestic and foreign policy during the 89th Congress and under the Johnson administration. Among the topics they addressed were civil rights…

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    Balancing Personal Liberty and National Security

    Participants talked about past and present intelligence gathering, security background checks and maintaining personal information. They also talked about national security requirements in…

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