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    Voting Machines

    Panelists talked about the use and reliability of new technologies and voting machines in the 2004 presidential election. Among the topics they addressed were the operation of differing…

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    Judicial Nominations

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    America's Election Process

    Panelists talked about voting procedures in the 2004 elections. Among the topics they addressed were voter registration, the operation of voting machines and new technologies, rules for…

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    Polling Place Operations & Workers

    Panelists talked about polling place operations in the 2004 presidential elections and allegations of voter suppression and intimidation. Among the topics they addressed were documenting…

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    Absentee Ballots

    Panelists talked about absentee balloting procedures in different states. Among the topics they addressed were reported incidents of improper counting, handling of absentee ballots, and…

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    Voter Suppression and Intimidation

    Panelists talked about voting procedures in the 2004 presidential election and charges of voter intimidation and suppression in several locations. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    Provisional Ballots

    Panelists talked about the use of provisional ballots in the 2004 presidential elections. Among the topics they addressed were various laws and regulations governing the counting…

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    Civil Rights Issues

    The speakers talked about the controversy over Senator Lott’s remarks at a recent 100th birthday celebration for Senator Strom Thurmond, civil rights issues, affirmative action, and other…

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    Minorities and the 2000 Census Results

    Panelists discussed the 2000 census numbers and whether the Bush Administration should allow scientifically adjusted census data to be used for purpose of redistricting. They also focused…

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    Pressing Civil and Human Rights

    Panelists discussed the complicated nature of advocating for human and civil rights in other nations. They talked about plans of action and ways in which the government can campaign for…

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    Year 2000 Census

    Panelists discussed the controversy over using sampling to try to estimate undercounted populations in the 2000 census. Following their discussion, the panelists answered questions from the…

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    Civil Rights at the Crossroads

    Panelists discussed the present and future direction of the civil rights movement. They discussed tactics of civil rights advocates of the past and how the arguments and issues have changed over the…

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    Hubert H. Humphrey Civil Rights Awards Dinner

    Current and former members of Congress introduced three recipients of honors for their work to further civil rights in an awards dinner. Mr. Dart, Ms. Height, and Mr. Yzaguirre spoke following their…

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    Hubert H. Humphrey Civil Rights Awards Dinner

    Attorney General Janet Reno discussed civil rights and the agenda of the Department of Justice during a speech before a civil rights awards dinner. She touched on issues of crime prevention…

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    Hubert H. Humphrey Civil Rights Awards Dinner

    President Clinton and other dignitaries spoke at the Hubert H. Humphrey civil rights awards dinner to honor Americans who have furthered the cause of civil rights in U.S. society. In his…

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    Opposition to Judge Thomas Nomination

    Members of several of the 185 constituent groups making up the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights participated in a news conference announcing the opposition of the Leadership Conference…

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