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    Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement

    Julian Bond, Andrew Young and Representative John Lewis talked about their roles in the Civil Rights Movement. The men were key players in many of the Movement’s most memorable events. They reflected on…

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    President Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Panelists talked about the relationship between President Lyndon Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr. The panel, “LBJ and MLK: Fulfilling a Promise, Realizing a Dream,” took place at a Civil…

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    Music and Social Consciousness

    Panelists talked about music as a catalyst for social change. They spoke at a civil rights summit that took place from April 8-10, 2014 at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in…

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    Sports and Race

    Bill Russell and Jim Brown talked about changes in professional sports in the decades since the Civil Rights Movement. They spoke about their struggles for respect throughout their careers, as well as the…

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    President Obama at Civil Rights Summit

    President Barack Obama gave the keynote address at a three-day Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of President…

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    Immigration Policy and Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about the issue of immigration as it relates to civil rights, border security, politics, and the economy. They also discussed immigration legislation in Congress and what was needed to…

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    Same-Sex Marriage and Civil Rights

    Attorneys David Boies and Ted Olson talked about same-sex marriage and civil rights. They compared the civil rights movement of the 1960's with the gay rights movement and assessed various judicial rulings…

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    Social Change and Equality

    Panelists talked about ways to empower the disadvantaged in society and enact social change and equality. Speakers included journalist and author Maria Shriver, former professional…

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    George W. Bush at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President George W. Bush gave the closing remarks at a three-day Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary…

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    Bill Clinton at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Bill Clinton gave the closing address on the second day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked…

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    Jimmy Carter at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Jimmy Carter gave the closing address on the first day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the…

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    Heroes, Hacks and Fools

    Ted Van Dyk talked about his book Heroes, Hacks, and Fools: Memoirs from the Political Inside, published by University of Washington Press. The book recounts his life in politics as a…

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    The Character of President Nixon

    In the fourth of ten “Character Above All” lectures examining the character and leadership of presidents of the past 50 years, Mr. Wicker discussed the life and presidency of Richard M. Nixon. He…

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    The Character of President Reagan

    In the seventh of of ten “Character Above All” lectures examining the character and leadership of presidents of the past 50 years, Ms. Noonan, a speechwriter for President Reagan, discussed his life, character and…

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    The Nerve Center: White House Chiefs of Staff

    Professor Sullivan talked about the book he edited, The Nerve Center: Lessons in Governing from the White House Chiefs of Staff, published by Texas A and M University Press. In the book,…

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    The Character of President Ford

    In the fifth of of ten “Character Above All” lectures examining the character and leadership of presidents of the past 50 years, historian James Cannon discussed the life and presidency of Gerald Ford. Mr. Cannon was chief of staff to former Senator…

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    The Character of President Eisenhower

    In the second of ten “Character Above All” lectures examining the character and leadership of presidents of the past 50 years, Mr. Ambrose discussed the life and presidency of Dwight D.…

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    The Character of President Truman

    In the first of of ten “Character Above All” lectures examining the character and leadership of presidents of the past 50 years, Truman biographer McCullough discussed the life and…

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    The Character of President Bush

    In the last of of ten “Character Above All” lectures examining the character and leadership of presidents of the past 50 years, Dr. Beschloss discussed the life and presidency of George Bush. He called the Bush family a “political…

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    Lyndon Johnson 30 Years Later

    Biographers talked about their relationships with President Johnson and about some of the milestones in his presidency. They also talked about the historical significance of audio tapes of…

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