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    Media and Lifelong Learning

    The heads of three media organizations discussed improving learning and knowledge through their platforms, especially during the presidential campaigns. “How "Ed” Is in the Middle of Media"…

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    Learning Innovation

    Campbell Brown moderated a discussion with the heads of the Khan Academy and of Hyatt Hotel Corporation about a learning challenge called LearnStorm. This was part of a luncheon session of…

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    Watergate and the White House Tapes

    John Dean taught a class about Watergate and the discovery of the Nixon White House taping system. In June 1973, during testimony before the Senate Watergate Committee, Mr. Dean implicated…

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    Presidents and War Powers

    Professor Brooks Simpson talked about the role of the president during wars, including wars waged without a formal congressional declaration. He also spoke about the ways American foreign…

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    American Indian Stereotypes in Sports

    Panelists talked about the controversy over sports team mascots and other instances of American Indian stereotypes. The participants included a former National Football League (NFL)…

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    Barry Goldwater and Libertarianism

    Panelists talked about Barry Goldwater’s influence on libertarianism, the Republican Party, and the tea party movement. Topics included stories about Senator Goldwater, his influence on…

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    1970s Republican Revival

    Arizona State’s Donald Critchlow talked about the Republican Party revival in the 1970s. Spurred on by Phyllis Schlafly’s grassroots efforts, a new coalition including stay-at-home moms and…

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    Book Discussion on Murdoch's World

    David Folkenflik talked about his book, Murdoch’s World: The Last of the Old Media Empires, in which he profiles Rupert Murdoch and his media empire. He spoke in Culver City, California at…

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    Book Discussion on In the Light of Justice

    Walter Echo-Hawk talked about his book, In the Light of Justice: The Rise of Human Rights in Native America and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, in which he discusses the U.S.…

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    Health and Longevity

    Kevin Murphy and Robert Topel presented their award-winning paper “The Value of Health and Longevity,” on the economics of increased life expectancy. This program was part of a New America…

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    Life Expectancy Rate and the Public and Private Sector

    Panelists talked about the impact of increased life expectancy on health, business, and education. This program was part of a New America Foundation, Slate Magazine and Arizona University…

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    Life Expectancy Rate and Impact on Married Couples

    Panelists talked about the impact of increasing lifespans on married couples. Joel Garreau began the discussion by outlining four possible scenarios for life in the year 2030 if life…

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    Life Expectancy Rate and Retirement

    Retirement and financial planning professionals talked about the implications of increased life expectancy on the workplace and financial planning. Topics included Social Security and…

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    Drones Surveillance and Privacy

    Attorneys discussed the privacy concerns of surveillance by aerial drones. Catherine Crump of the ACLU said her organization was not completely opposed to the use of drones for surveillance but in certain…

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    Lethal Aerial Drone Strikes

    Former Defense Department adviser Rosa Brooks talks about the possibility of new rules being implemented governing the use of drones as the U.S. pursues terrorist threats across the world. In addition, she noted that…

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    Aerial Drone Use for Science and Nature

    The head of the World Wildlife Fund described unmanned aerial drones as a vital tool in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade. Carter Roberts said the technology makes it possible to track animals and poachers in…

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    Personal Use of Drones

    The New America Foundation hosts a discussion on how unmanned aerial drones are being used in the U.S. for non-military purposes. Konstantin Kakaes gave an historical analysis comparing drones to previous new technologies…

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    Drone Technology

    MIT Professor and former fighter pilot Missy Cummings said aerial drones were revolutionizing the agriculture sector and will likely do the same for the cargo transport industry in the next ten years. Professor Cummings also…

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    Domestic Aerial Drones

    At a forum on how unmanned aerial drones are being used in the U.S. for non-military purposes Will Saletan analyzed public opinion on drones and Representative Paul Gosar (R-AZ) noted that drones were already being used in his state to…

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    Political Journalism and Entertainment

    Joe Mathews moderated a panel discussion on the role of journalism and the pressures of the entertainment industry. Among the topics they addressed were the coverage of political news and events as…

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