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    Anti-Japanese Propaganda During World War II

    Major Andrew Forney talked about the impact of propaganda on American views of the Japanese during World War II. The class compares anti-Nazi propaganda, which was against a political party…

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    U.S. Military Academy Commencement Ceremony

    President Obama gave the commencement address at the graduation and commissioning ceremony for the U.S. Military Academy’s class of 2014. In his speech he outlined his foreign policy and defense plan…

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    The Vietnam War Era

    Major Sean Sculley taught a course on American history from the late 19th century to the present at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. In this lecture, he focused on the conflicting…

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    The Finish

    Author Mark Bowden talked about his book, The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden, at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. He talked about the hunt for Osama bin…

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    U.S. Military Academy Commencement Address

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke to graduating U.S. Military Academy cadets at West Point.

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    U.S. Military Academy Commencement

    President Obama spoke to West Point graduates at their commissioning ceremony. In his remarks he pledged to shape a new “international order” based on diplomacy and engagement. Following…

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    Wired for War

    P.W. Singer talked about his book Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century, published by Penguin Press. In his book he explores the rise of robotic warfare,…

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    The Warrior

    The Warrior: A Mother’s Story of a Son at War is Frances Richey’s collection of poetry that reflects her feelings of loss and anxiety while her son served two tours in Iraq as a Green Beret. Ms.…

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    Failed States

    Noam Chomsky talked about his book Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy, published by Metropolitan Books. The book is about just war theory and the invasion of Iraq.…

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    U.S. Military Academy Commencement

    President Bush spoke to graduating U.S. Military Academy cadets at West Point. Topics included the war on terror and U.S. policy towards the terrorists.

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    Mayada, Daughter of Iraq

    Co-authors Jean Sasson and Mayada Al-Askari talked about their book, Mayada, Daughter of Iraq: One Woman’s Survival Under Saddam Hussein, published by Dutton Books. Ms. Al-Askari, a member of a…

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    Duty First: West Point and the Making of Leaders

    Mr. Ruggero discussed his book Duty First: West Point and the Making of American Leaders, published by HarperCollins. The author explores how the United States Military Academy at West Point builds…

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    U.S. Military Academy Commencement

    Secretary Rumsfeld gave the 2004 commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He praised the accomplishments of the graduating class, and talked about the challenges…

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    West Point

    Mr. Crackel delivered a lecture on the history of the United States Military Academy and discusses his book, West Point: A Bicentennial History, published by Kansas University Press. The book tells the…

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    U.S. Military Academy Commencement

    President Bush spoke to graduating cadets about international efforts to combat terrorism and their future role in military service.

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    United States Military Academy Commencement

    Vice President Gore listed the accomplishments of the Class of 2000. He thanked the graduates and their parents for choosing to serve the nation. He warned the cadets that they would have…

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    U.S. Military Academy Commencement Speech

    President Clinton gave the commencement address before over 900 graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy. The president congratulated the class on joining the Long Gray Line and called them “remarkable.”…

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    Feminism and the Military

    Professor Paglia talked about the role of the military in history and military images as an inspiration for certain kinds of feminism. She said that military thinking should be emphasized…

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    Secretary of State Perspective

    Secretary Christopher spoke about the dual roles of diplomacy and force in the advancement of U.S. national security interests, including defending the nation from aggressors and promoting…

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    West Point Commencement Address

    President Clinton spoke on U.S. military readiness in the commencement speech to the 1993 graduating class of the United States Military Academy. Speaking from a podium outdoors to the assembled…

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