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  • Former Representative Waxman at Health Care Policy Conference
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    Former Representative Waxman at Health Care Policy Conference

    Former Representatie Henry Waxman (D-CA) spoke at a health care conference at American University’s Washington College of Law. He talked about his experience drafting legislation dictating…

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  • Former HHS Secretary Burwell at Health Care Policy Conference
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    Former HHS Secretary Burwell at Health Care Policy Conference

    Sylvia Burwell talked about her experiences and lessons learned while serving as Health and Human Services Department secretary during the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. She spoke at a…

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  • Former HHS Secretary Burwell Speaks at Health Care Forum
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    Health Care Policy, Part 1

    The American University Washington College of Law hosted former administration officials, private industry representatives, and academic experts to discuss the past, present, and future of…

    180 views
  • Integration of Baseball
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    Integration of Baseball

    Terumi Rafferty-Osaki, a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department at American University, specializes in twentieth century U.S. history, immigration and ethnicity, and civil rights. In…

    726 views
  • Michelle Obama and Laura Bush Discuss Role and Legacy of First Ladies
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    First Ladies' Support for the Military Community

    First lady Michelle Obama and her predecessor Laura Bush talked about their support for U.S. servicemembers, veterans, and their families. They spoke about their shared experiences raising…

    509 views
  • Historians Discuss First Ladies During Wartime
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    First Ladies During Wartime

    Historians examined the contributions of American first ladies during the nation’s wars. Speakers included William Seale, author of The President’s House and other books; history professor…

    384 views
  • Pollsters Margie Omero and Kristen Soltis Discuss Campaign 2016
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    2016 Election

    Pollsters Margie Omero and Kristen Soltis Anderson talked about the 2016 presidential race and how polls are used. Among other topics, they discussed younger voters, polling questions, and…

    321 views
  • Derek Chollet Discusses emThe Long Gameem
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    President Obama's Foreign Policy Legacy

    Derek Chollet talked about his book, The Long Game: How Obama Defied Washington and Redefined America’s Role in the World. He focused on his history and analysis of President Obama’s foreign…

    402 views
  • Jane Mayer Discusses emDark Moneyem
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    Dark Money

    Jane Mayer talked about her book Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, in which she investigates the wealth and influence of billionaires…

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  • Atomic Bomb Use in World War II
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    Atomic Bomb Use in World War II

    Professor Peter Kuznick talked about the development and use of the atomic bomb during World War II. He argued that there were others ways, such as changing surrender terms, which could…

    1,328 views
  • Discussion with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
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    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Canadian Politics

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made brief opening remarks and then responded to students' questions at American University’s School of International Service. Topics included…

    1,175 views
  • Latino Vote in 2016 Panel 3
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    Latino Vote in 2016, Panel 3

    American University held their annual “Latino Public Affairs Forum” analyzing the impact of the Latino electorate on the 2016 presidential election. This panel looked at the influence of…

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  • Latino Vote in 2016 Panel 2
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    Latino Vote in 2016, Panel 2

    American University held their annual “Latino Public Affairs Forum” analyzing the impact of the Latino electorate on the 2016 presidential election. This panel focused on the efforts of the…

    104 views
  • Discussion on the Latino Vote
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    Latino Vote in 2016, Panel 1

    American University held their annual “Latino Public Affairs Forum” analyzing the impact of the Latino electorate on the 2016 presidential election. This panel focused on the strategies of…

    221 views
  • Discussion on State Department Sanctions Policy
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    State Department Sanctions Policy

    Daniel Fried talked about U.S. sanctions policy. He explained several lessons he had learned over the years on the use and application of sanctions, and discussed the current sanctions…

    360 views
  • President Obama Remarks on Iran Nuclear Agreement
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    President Obama on the Iran Nuclear Agreement

    President Obama spoke at American University about the nuclear agreement reached with Iran. He defended the deal, contending that congressional rejection of the deal would leave future administrations with…

    27,612 views
  • 70th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings
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    70th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings

    This commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, included testimony by a hibakushi (survivor of the atomic bombings) and a performance by…

    284 views
  • HiroshimaNagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibit
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    Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibit

    Peter Kuznick gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In cooperation with the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the Nagasaki…

    1,228 views
  • NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan Commencement Address at American University
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    American University Commencement Address

    Kathryn Sullivan gave the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class of American University. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) administrator talked about how…

    276 views
  • White House Family Memories
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    White House Family Memories

    Jenna and Barbara Bush, Steve Ford, and Lynda Johnson Robb shared personal family memories of their time in the White House. They also talked about what it is like to grow up as a child of a…

    741 views
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