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  • emThe Greater Journeyem
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    The Greater Journey

    David McCullough talked about his book, The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This was an event in the History and Biography…

  • Reserve Officers Association Looks at National Security Threats
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    Ralph Peters on National Security and Foreign Policy

    Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Peters talked about the changing world and the need to clarify the difference between “the administration” and “the government” when talking about problems.…

  • In Depth with Ben Carson
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    In Depth with Ben Carson

    Dr. Benjamin Carson talked about his life and career. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom rose from…

  • emMy American Revolutionem
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    My American Revolution

    Robert Sullivan talks about his book, My American Revolution: Crossing the Delaware and I-78. He was interviewed while at the annual book publishing trade show, Book Expo America, held June…

  • emPax Ethnica Where and How Diversity Succeedsem
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    Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds

    Karl Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac look at places around the world where people of diverse ethnicities, races, and religions co-exist in peace to find out what can be learned and applied…

  • Ben Bernanke on Personal Finance Education
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    Ben Bernanke on Personal Finance Education

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke to teachers at a town-hall meeting on the topic of financial education, including personal finances. He took questions by video from K-12 and…

  • emIts Okay to Say Godem
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    It's Okay to Say 'God'

    Tad Armstrong talked about his book, It’s Okay to Say "God": Prelude to a Constitutional Renaissance. He responded to questions from students in the audience at the 19th annual Eagle Forum…

  • History of Alcohol in America Introduction
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    History of Alcohol in America, Introduction

    The co-chairs of the 2012 Program Committee for the joint meeting of the Organization of American Historians and the National Council on Public History talked about the annual conference “Frontiers of Capitalism and…

  • After Words with Alain de Botton
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    After Words with Alain de Botton

    Mr. de Botton, an atheist, argues that rather than mocking religion, atheists and agnostics should steal the best ideas from world religions, such asthe methods for building strong…

  • emThe New Kidsem
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    The New Kids

    In her book Brooke Hauser documents a year at the Brooklyn International High School, where twenty-eight languages are spoken and none of the student body are native English-speakers. The…

  • emReforming Our Universitiesem
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    Reforming Our Universities

    David Horowitz argues that America’s colleges and universities are more interested in promoting leftist ideologies than teaching students and allowing a forum for dissenting voices. Mr.…

  • emOn Purpose How Great School Cultures Form Strong Characterem
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    On Purpose: How Great School Cultures Form Strong Character

    Samuel Casey Carter talked about his new book on education, On Purpose: How Great School Cultures Form Strong Character, and ways to improve the U.S. education system. He also responded to…

  • Hotel Eaton in Wichita
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    Hotel Eaton in Wichita

    During a visit by the C-SPAN School Bus Mr. Ellington related the history of the Hotel Eaton, where in 1900 Carrie Nation first made news as an activist for prohibition. She damaged the…

  • Culture Education and Violence in Society
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    Culture, Education and Violence in Society

    Dr. Botstein addressed the issues of violence in culture and how they related to education in his book, Jefferson’s Children: Education and the Promise of American Culture. He also took…

  • Multicultural Controversy
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    Multicultural Controversy

    Mr. Crouch spoke about the historical and political controversy over multiculturalism, especially in education. This was part of a conference honoring Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., who has written a book on…

  • Music Education
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    Music Education

    Mr. Hamlisch, a world renowned composer, spoke about the importance of music education as part of the general school curriculum. He shared personal experiences from his days as a student…

  • Living History Farms
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    Living History Farms

    Mr. Goss and Ms. Desmond talked about Living History Farms, an exhibit which details rural life from three main perspectives: farmers, craftsmen and businessmen and Native Americans. It…

  • Resolved Women Are Better Than Men
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    Resolved: Women Are Better Than Men

    Professor Paglia participated in a debate, “On the Resolution: Women Are Better Than Men.” She is the author of several books on culture, sexuality, and the arts. Between Professor Paglia’s…

  • Promoting the Arts and Humanities
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    Promoting the Arts and Humanities

    Mr. McCullough spoke about the need to stimulate creativity and imagination in the educational system the importance of financing such cultural institutions, such as museums and libraries.

  • South Dakota Corn Palace
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    South Dakota Corn Palace

    Mr. Durham briefly welcomed the School Bus to Souix City. In Mitchell the School Bus crew visited the Corn Palace. Mr. Sellars explained that the designs and pictures covering the entire exterior…

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