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    Modernizing the Home and Workplace

    Sarah Igo talked about the societal shift that occurred during the early 20th century as modernization impacted businesses and households. Professor Igo focused on the literary works of Christine…

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    Philanthropy and Higher Education

    Social historian Earl Lewis gave the annual Harry Howard Lecture at Vanderbilt University. He talked about philanthropy, the humanities, and higher education

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    The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger

    Andrew and Stephen Schlesinger presented a collection of letters from their father, the late Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. A special assistant to President Kennedy,…

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    Coup

    Keel Hunt and others talked about his book, Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Republican Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon Scandal, in which he…

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    The Speech

    A panel discussion was held by contributors to the book The Speech: Race and Barack Obama’s “A More Perfect Union" (Bloomsbury USA; August 18, 2009. It is a collection of essays about the famous "race…

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    Myths of the Vietnam War

    Mr. Burkett talked about his book Stolen Valor: How the Vietnam Generation Was Robbed of Its Heroes and Its History, published by Verity Press Publishing. He is a Vietnam veteran and is the research…

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    Vanderbilt University Senior Class Day Address

    Vanderbilt alumnus and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus delivered the Senior Class Day address on the Alumni Lawn of Vanderbilt University. Mr. Yunus is a Bangladeshi banker and…

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    State of the News Media

    Mr. Paulson spoke about the relationship between politics and journalism. He discussed the evolution of public perception of the news media. He noted that while many people consider the…

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    Tennessee Senate Debate

    Before an audience at Vanderbilt University, the candidates debated many issues, including negative campaign ads, Iraq, the economy, taxes, and the federal and state budgets. The debate was…

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    Undermining U.S. Security

    Mr. Horowitz talked about American security and his belief that safety and security are being undermined by liberals. Among the topics he addressed were the politics of academia, race…

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    Transforming Government

    Mr. Walker talked about government’s role in regulating businesses, in addition to the Enron bankruptcy case and future legal action by the General Accounting Office against Vice President…

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    Family Reunion Conference

    President Clinton spoke to the annual family reunion conference on family issues hosted by the University of Vanderbilt and Vice President and Mrs. Gore. The president spoke about the challenges…

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    Involving Families in Education

    President Clinton participated in the annual conference hosted by Vice President and Mrs. Gore. Panelists talked about how their local schools help get parents more involved in their…

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    Family Importance in Education

    Vice President Gore opened the annual conference which he and Tipper host at Vanderbilt University. This year’s meeting focused on the relationship between families and education and how…

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    Media Coverage of Church Burnings

    Journalists talked about whether or not the church burnings in the southeastern U.S. were covered seriously in the media. Some said the story was ignored and others thought the burnings…

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    A Look at the Television Evening News Archive

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    Campaign Debate

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