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  • Presidential Politics with  John Anderson
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    Presidential Politics with John Anderson

    Former Representative John Anderson (R-IL), an Independent presidential candidate in the 1980 election, talked about presidential politics. Video clips were shown, including political…

    486 views
  • Motivations of Civil War Soldiers
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    Motivations of Civil War Soldiers

    Christopher Hamner talked about the factors that motivated Union and Confederate soldiers during different periods of the Civil War. Hamner explained how things like patriotism, money, and ideology factored…

    1,698 views
  • Westward Expansion and Native Americans
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    Westward Expansion and Native Americans

    Professor Joseph Genetin-Pilawa spoke about post-Civil War westward expansion, and how it affected Native Americans and federal Indian policy. He argued that during the Reconstruction era,…

    1,332 views
  • George Mason University Hosts Discussion on Voter Anger
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    Voter Anger and the 2016 Presidential Election

    George Mason University hosted a symposium to honor the memory and scholarship of the late Susan Tolchin, a professor emerita in the institution’s Schar School of Policy and Government. Professor…

    990 views
  • emLook Before Leapingem
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    Look Before Leaping

    Gregory Malveaux talked about his book Look Before Leaping: Risks, Liabilities, and Repair of Study Abroad in Higher Education, in which he looks at the positives and negatives of studying…

    632 views
  • Discussion on Mormons in 19th Century America
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    Mormons in 19th Century America

    George Mason University religious studies professor and author John Turner talked about how the Book of Mormon compares to other religious texts and how early Mormons, under the leadership of Joseph Smith,…

    816 views
  • Bill Burton on the Presidency of Barack Obama
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    Bill Burton on the Presidency of Barack Obama

    Students from the Washington Center and George Mason University in Virginia participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. The topic for the week’s class was “The Presidency of Barack…

    126 views
  • Peter Wehner on the Presidency of George W Bush
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    Peter Wehner on the Presidency of George W. Bush

    Students from the Washington Center, and George Mason University in Virginia, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Peter Wehner, a former deputy assistant to the president,…

    158 views
  • Carl Bernstein on Watergate Investigation
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    Carl Bernstein on the Watergate Investigation

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class, “Watergate: 40 Years Later.” Carl…

    575 views
  • Mark Halperin on the 2008 Election
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    Mark Halperin on the 2008 Election

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Mark Halperin…

    134 views
  • Race and Politics in America
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    Race and Politics in America

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Former Virginia…

    184 views
  • The Presidential Message
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    The Presidential Message

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Students from…

    47 views
  • Washington Classroom with Craig Shirley
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    Washington Classroom with Craig Shirley

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Republican consultant Craig…

    109 views
  • Journalism in the 21st Century
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    Journalism in the 21st Century

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Harvard University Professor of Global…

    146 views
  • Washington Classroom Congress and the GOP
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    Congress and the Republican Party

    Former Representative Connie Morella (R-MD) talked about Congress and the Republican Party. Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West…

    398 views
  • Washington Classroom with Ruth Marcus
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    Washington Classroom with Ruth Marcus

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Ruth Marcus,…

    106 views
  • Religion and Identity
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    Religion and Identity

    Rosemarie Zagarri talked about the history of religion and religious identity in America from the Colonial period to the Civil War. Some of the groups discussed included the Puritans in New…

    633 views
  • Washington Classroom with Martha Kumar
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    Washington Classroom with Martha Kumar

    Towson University Professor Martha Kumar talked about her book, Managing the President’s Message: The White House Communications Operation. She also responded to questions from students…

    155 views
  • Washington Classroom Dan Balz on 2012 Presidential Election
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    Washington Classroom with Dan Balz

    Dan Balz, Washington Post Senior Political Reporter, talked about his book Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and The Future of Elections in America. He also responded to questions from…

    171 views
  • Washington Classroom with Gerald Rafshoon
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    Washington Classroom with Gerald Rafshoon

    Gerald Rafshoon, former White House Communications Director for President Jimmy Carter, discussed the Carter presidency with students at George Mason University and the Washington Center.

    191 views
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