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  • University of Vermont Commencement Address
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    University of Vermont Commencement Address

    U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power gave the commencement address to the 2014 University of Vermont graduating class. She spoke about America’s place in the world and what students can do to…

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    Public and Private Universities

    Panelists talked about the future of public research universities. Scott Jaschik moderated the presentation “Sustaining Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and the Arts.” Topics included the quality…

  • USA Patriot Act and Libraries
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    USA Patriot Act and Libraries

    Peter Chase and George Christian talked about their experiences in challenging a Federal Bureau of Investigation demand for library patron records. In the summer of 2005 a Connecticut library consortium called Library Connection received an…

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    The New Nuclear Danger

    Dr. Caldicott is the author of The New Nuclear Danger: George Bush’s Military-Industrial Complex, published by The New Press. She discussed the Bush Administration and its connection to the…

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    Presidential Transitions

    Professor John Burke discussed his book Presidential Transitions: From Politics to Practice, published by Lynne Rienner Publishers. The book looks at the transitions and first months in office of…