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    Climate Change and Building Design

    Panelists talked about the impact of climate change on buildings and landscapes and actions that could be taken to help communities to adapt to environmental changes. Slides were shown.

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    The U.S. Capitol: Its Architecture and Its Decoration

    Mr. Reed talked about his book The United States Capitol: Its Architecture and Its Decoration, published by W.W. Norton and Company. In it he traced the building history of the Capitol and…

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    The Pentagon: A History

    Steve Vogel talked about his book The Pentagon: A History, the Untold Story of the Wartime Race to Build the Pentagon - and to Restore it Sixty Years Later, published by Random House. The…

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    Monuments and Memorials

    The panelists talked about the design of memorials and monuments and how they reflect the national consciousness by evoking emotions and memories. Mr. Butzer, the designer of the Oklahoma…

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    Capitol Visitors Center

    Architects spoke about plans to build a visitors center and entrance to the U.S. Capitol. The underground facility would improve security, preserve the basic landscape design, and maintain…

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    The Majesty of Capitol Hill

    Thomas Grooms talked about his book The Majesty of Capitol Hill, published by Pelican Publishing Company. He discussed the architectural history of one of Washington, D.C.'s oldest neighborhoods…

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    Vincent Scully Prize

    Mr. Scully presented the Prince of Wales with the Vincent Scully Prize for his interest in architecture and urban planning. During his acceptance speech, Prince Charles spoke about the…

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    George C. Marshall Foundation Dinner

    Participants paid tribute to Secretary Colin Powell as he received the George C. Marshall Award. The award was presented by David Rockefeller, the 1999 recipient of the Marshall Award for…

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    Wealth, Poverty, and Human Destiny

    Mr. Bandow was interviewed about the book he co-edited, Wealth, Poverty, and Human Destiny, published by ISI Books. The book is a collection of essays examining the moral and religious issues…

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    President Reagan's 83rd Birthday Celebration

    During a birthday celebration for former President Reagan, former Prime Minister Thatcher, former Senator Baker, Senator Dole, and others spoke about the accomplishments of the Reagan…

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    If This House Could Talk

    Ms. Brownstein talks about her book If This House Could Talk: Historic Homes, Extraordinary Americans, published by Simon and Schuster. The book tells the story of some of America’s most…

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    Educating for Liberty

    Mr. Edwards was interviewed about his book, Educating for Liberty, published by ISI books. The book tells the story of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, as well as the history of the…

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    Eric Voegelin

    Mr. Federici was interviewed about his book, Eric Voegelin, published by ISI Books. The book is an introduction to the ideas and works of 20th century political philosopher Eric Voegelin.…

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    Patriot Sage

    Mr. Gregg was interviewed about three books he edited or co-edited, all of which are published by ISI Books. Vital Remnants: America’s Founding and the Western Tradition examines the foundations…

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    Creed and Culture

    Mr. Kushiner was interviewed about the book he edited, Creed and Culture: A Touchstone Reader, published by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. The book is a collection of twenty-one…

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    Everyday Graces

    Mrs. Santorum was interviewed about the book she edited, Everyday Graces: A Child’s Book of Good Manners, published by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. The book is a collection of stories and…

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    The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America

    Mr. Nash was interviewed about his book The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America, published by Intercollegiate Studies Institute. The book is a study of the group of intellectuals…

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    Patriot Sage: George Washington

    Mr. Spalding talked about the book he co-edited, Patriot Sage: George Washington and the American Political Tradition, published by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. The book is a collection…

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    Conservative Movement Anniversary Dinner

    The 50th anniversary dinner of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) opened with the presentation of the colors and the Pledge of Allegiance. A videotaped message from President George W. Bush…

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    Television Academy Trustees Awards Dinner

    The National Academy of Television of Arts and Sciences presented its Trustees' Award to Comcast founder Ralph Roberts. Musical numbers were performed by the Keystone State Boys Choir. The…

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