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    Veteran Employment Opportunities, Part 3

    Panelists spoke at a national summit on creating employment opportunities for veterans and military families. The event also served as the launch of the Veteran Employment Transition (VET) Roadmap, a…

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    Veteran Employment Opportunities, Part 2

    Former first lady Laura Bush was among the speakers at a national summit on creating employment opportunities for veterans and military families. The event also served as the launch of the Veteran Employment Transition…

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    Veteran Employment Opportunities, Part 1

    Former President George W. Bush was among the speakers at a national summit on creating employment opportunities for veterans and military families. The event also served as the launch of the Veteran…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 6

    Panelists discussed empowering African women and girls to participate in economic growth and promoting healthy lives through technology and job training. An African agriculture scientist focused on how women and girls wee crucial…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 3

    Panelists talked about improving access to educational opportunities for women and girls. Speakers included representatives from groups including the Intel Foundation, Camfed International and the Forum for African Women Educationalists.…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 1

    After welcoming remarks by first lady Michelle Obama she was joined by her predecessor Laura Bush to be interviewed by Cokie Roberts. Topics included the initiatives they chose to spotlight, how they went about…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 2

    Former President George W. Bush was a featured speaker at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. He talked about his presidential initiative to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa and his Bush Institute’s “Pink Ribbon Red…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 5

    The afternoon session of “Investing in Our Future at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit” began with a video presentation in which Darren Walker talked about empowering girls and ending child marriage in Africa. He presented…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 4

    Reeta Roy talked about educational programs for girls in Africa. The Office of the First Lady, the George W. Bush Institute, and the U.S. Department of State hosted, “Investing in Our Future at the…

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    Assistance for War Veterans

    Panelists talked about ways to help veterans as they become civilians following service in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. Speakers included Jeane Case, wife of AOL co-founder Steve Case, and Joe DePinto, the CEO…

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    Veterans' Adjustment to Civilian Life, Keynote Speeches

    Former President George W. Bush, Jill Biden, and others spoke at an event on helping veterans transition from military to civilian life. Topics included unemployment, addiction, and the stigma surrounding mental…

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    War Veterans' Adjustment to Civilian Life

    Former Army Vice Chief of Staff Peter Chiarelli and others talked about post-traumatic stress and other challenges facing veterans as they become civilians following service in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. Other…

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    Symposium on Afghan Women

    Secretary of State John Kerry, former first ladies Hillary Clinton and Laura Bush, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, and Afghan Ambassador to the U.N. Zahir Tanin were among those who spoke about…

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    Immigration and State Economies

    Panelists talked about immigrants contributions to state economies. Panelists compared immigration assimilation and the benefits in Texas to other states. They also compared the effects of immigration policies in…

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    Naturalized Citizenship and the Economy

    Economists, authors, and immigration advocates talked about the economic effects of naturalization. Topics included the difficulties of the naturalization process and why millions of eligible legal immigrants had…

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    Immigrant Contributions to America

    A discussion was held on the contributions of immigrants to America. A group of naturalized citizens shared their stories of how they came to this country, succeeded in their various fields, and how they give back to…

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    Former President George W. Bush on Immigration Reform

    Former President George W. Bush spoke at a naturalization ceremony in Dallas. In his remarks, he said that the U.S. is a nation of immigrants and that the tradition must be upheld. He also stated that…

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    The 4% Solution

    Contributors to The 4% Solution lay out a plan to achieve a four percent economic growth rate, which they argue is necessary to restore America’s economic health. The discussion was…

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    Condoleezza Rice Remarks on Global Health

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice gave the keynote address at at the George W. Bush Institute’s two-day summit on global health. In her remarks she highlighted U.S. commitments to…

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