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    Westward Expansion and Native Americans

    Professor Joseph Genetin-Pilawa spoke about post-Civil War westward expansion, and how it affected Native Americans and federal Indian policy. He argued that during the Reconstruction era,…

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    Voter Anger and the 2016 Presidential Election

    George Mason University hosted a symposium to honor the memory and scholarship of the late Susan Tolchin, a professor emerita in the institution’s Schar School of Policy and Government. Professor…

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    Look Before Leaping

    Gregory Malveaux talked about his book Look Before Leaping: Risks, Liabilities, and Repair of Study Abroad in Higher Education, in which he looks at the positives and negatives of studying…

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    Mormons in 19th Century America

    George Mason University religious studies professor and author John Turner talked about how the Book of Mormon compares to other religious texts and how early Mormons, under the leadership of Joseph Smith,…

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    Motivations of Civil War Soldiers

    Christopher Hamner talked about the factors that motivated Union and Confederate soldiers during different periods of the Civil War. Hamner explained how things like patriotism, money, and ideology factored…

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    Bill Burton on the Presidency of Barack Obama

    Students from the Washington Center and George Mason University in Virginia participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. The topic for the week’s class was “The Presidency of Barack…

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    Peter Wehner on the Presidency of George W. Bush

    Students from the Washington Center, and George Mason University in Virginia, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Peter Wehner, a former deputy assistant to the president,…

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    Carl Bernstein on the Watergate Investigation

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class, “Watergate: 40 Years Later.” Carl…

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    Mark Halperin on the 2008 Election

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Mark Halperin…

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    Race and Politics in America

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Former Virginia…

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    The Presidential Message

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Students from…

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    Washington Classroom with Craig Shirley

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Republican consultant Craig…

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    Journalism in the 21st Century

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Harvard University Professor of Global…

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    Congress and the Republican Party

    Former Representative Connie Morella (R-MD) talked about Congress and the Republican Party. Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West…

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    Washington Classroom with Ruth Marcus

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Ruth Marcus,…

    81 views
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    Religion and Identity

    Rosemarie Zagarri talked about the history of religion and religious identity in America from the Colonial period to the Civil War. Some of the groups discussed included the Puritans in New…

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    Washington Classroom with Martha Kumar

    Towson University Professor Martha Kumar talked about her book, Managing the President’s Message: The White House Communications Operation. She also responded to questions from students…

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    Washington Classroom with Dan Balz

    Dan Balz, Washington Post Senior Political Reporter, talked about his book Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and The Future of Elections in America. He also responded to questions from…

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    Washington Classroom with Gerald Rafshoon

    Gerald Rafshoon, former White House Communications Director for President Jimmy Carter, discussed the Carter presidency with students at George Mason University and the Washington Center.

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    Washington Classroom with Alfred Zacher

    Alfred Zacher, author of Presidential Power in Troubled Second Terms, discussed the topic of presidential second terms with students at Purdue University, George Mason University, and the…

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