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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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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    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…

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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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    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…

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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…

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    Sexual Assault in the Military

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter spoke before an audience of Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) students in Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall. He talked about the need for…

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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…

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    Law Enforcement and Race Relations

    James Comey spoke about law enforcement and race relations. He urged police to get to know the communities they serve and talked about the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael…

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    Women and the Economy

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke at an event hosted by Georgetown’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security, of which Secretary Clinton is an honorary founding…

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    Ebola Response

    Ron Klain and Dr. Anthony Fauci talked about domestic and international responses to the Ebola outbreak. Mr. Klain stressed Congress approving President Obama’s…

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    2014 Midterm Election Review

    Panelists at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy talked about the impact of the 2014 midterm elections and answered audience questions.

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