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    ISIS Threat to Religious and Ethnic Minorities, Part 6

    Georgetown University’s Religious Freedom Project hosted an all-day forum on the threat of ISIS* toward religious and ethnic minorities. This portion included a panel discussion with the…

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    ISIS Threat to Religious and Ethnic Minorities, Part 5

    Representatives of religious non-governmental organizations working to help refugees in Iraq and Syria were among the panelists in a discussion on helping religious minorities persecuted by…

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    ISIS Threat to Religious and Ethnic Minorities, Part 2

    Panelists from advocacy groups and heads of humanitarian organizations based in the Middle East talked about the threat of ISIS toward religious and ethnic minorities. The Islamic State…

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    ISIS Threat to Religious and Ethnic Minorities, Part 1

    State Department officials, heads of humanitarian and charitable organizations, and religious leaders talked about the threat of ISIS* toward religious and ethnic minorities. They shared…

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    Unemployment Benefits

    The Center for American Progress, the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, and the National Employment Law Project hosted a forum on unemployment insurance and its impact on the…

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    First Ladies and Public Policy

    Three former chiefs of staff with the Office of the First Lady talked about their experiences in the White House. Part of their discussion focused on the next presidential spouse and his or…

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    Philosophy of W.E.B. Du Bois

    Professor Maurice Jackson talked about the philosophy of W.E.B. Du Bois, an influential African-American sociologist, author, and civil rights activist in late-19th and early 20th…

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    Georgetown University Business School Commencement Address

    Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business on the Healy Lawn. She quoted Pope…

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    Syrian Refugees in the U.S.

    Activists and refugees shared their experiences in Syria, as well as the challenges faced by migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. Other speakers included the State Department’s representative for refugees and…

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    Republican Agenda

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) delivered remarks and responded to students' questions on the future of the Republican Party, its agenda for the country, and the state of U.S. politics. He also spoke…

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    The Importance of Being Liberal

    Former Senator Mathias defined the importance of liberalism in America. He argued that liberalism allows for freedom of opinion and democracy. He also stated that liberalism is an important…

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    Mass Migration in the Industrial Atlantic

    Professor Adam Rothman talked about the impact of the advent of the Industrial Revolution on the flow of migrants from Europe to the Americas in the 19th century. He argued that some of the…

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    Vice President Biden Remarks on Merrick Garland Nomination

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke about the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominees. He called for the confirmation of U.S. Court of Appeals of D.C. Chief Judge Merrick Garland, President…

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    Dr. Patrick Conway on Health Care Innovation

    Dr. Patrick Conway, chief medical officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), talked about his agency’s efforts to develop and implement system-wide quality…

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    Transatlantic Partnership

    German Foreign Affairs Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier talked about U.S.-Transatlantic relations Topics included Germany’s role in taking refugees, the Iran nuclear deal, and the relations…

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    National Security Policy

    Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes took part in a conversation on the Obama administration’s foreign policy and national security strategy. He also discussed his role in helping write speeches…

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    Obama Administration Speeches and Rhetoric

    Former presidential speechwriters talked about the rhetorical skills of President Obama and offered insights from their own experiences working with past presidents.

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    President Obama Remarks on Poverty

    President Obama participated in a panel discussion on poverty. Panelists also included Harvard University Professor Robert Putnam and American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks.…

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    Bill Clinton on Public Service

    Former President Bill Clinton talked about how a sense of purpose influenced his life in public service. This was the third of a series of lectures on the people and events that shaped his…

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    Race and Sex in the Mid-20th Century

    Professor Marcia Chatelain talked about the different types of sex education used across the country in the 1950s and why such courses have become politically divisive. She compared the sex education…

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