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    Open Phones with Joe Conason

    Joe Conason talked about his book Man of the World: The Future Endeavors of Bill Clinton. He also responded to viewer comments and questions on Bill Clinton and his post-presidency. He…

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    Panel Discussion on Big Money and Philanthropy

    Panelists talked about philanthropy. Panelists included Joe Conason, author of Man of the World: The Future Endeavors of Bill Clinton, Lisa Napoli, author of Ray and Joan: The Man Who Made the…

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    Ray and Joan

    Lisa Napoli talked about her book Ray and Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald’s Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away, about the life and career of McDonald’s chair Ray Kroc and the…

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    Washington Post Transformers Summit, Part 1

    Science, business, and technology pioneers gathered at the Washington Post Transformers Summit to discuss advances that were driving dramatic change in fields such as artificial…

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    Philanthropist Oseola McCarty

    Jewel Brantley Tucker and Jim Coll talked about the life of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, washerwoman turned philanthropist Oseola McCarty. Ms. McCarty dropped out of school in the sixth grade and began washing…

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    Philanthropy and the Economy

    Karl Zinsmeister spoke about the role private philanthropy plays in American life, and how it distinguishes the U.S. from other countries. Mr. Zinsmeister, a former White House domestic…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) delivered the weekly Republican address on Thanksgiving Day. He thanked the men and women who served in uniform and as volunteers. He reflected on the hard times…

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    David Rubenstein Interview

    David Rubenstein talked about his philanthropy in the field of American history, which he called “patriotic giving.”

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    Chinese E-Commerce

    Jack Ma, the founder and executive chair of the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba, talked about his company’s philosophy, how he envisions its future, and why the Chinese middle class are…

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    Judith Rodin on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Judith Rodin made keynote remarks at a symposium to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. She spoke about how the disaster of Katrina was a wake-up call for foundations as well as for governments in…

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    House Debate on Tax Credits for Charitable Contributions

    House Members debated legislation making tax credits for charitable contributions permanent. Currently, charitable giving tax credits were renewed on a yearly basis. The White House issued…

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    Global Poverty

    Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and chief executive officer of Acumen, talked about the work of her company and how entrepreneurial approaches could help to address global poverty. She said that poverty needs to be…

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    First Family at Thanksgiving Service Event

    President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, their daughters Sasha and Malia, and Mrs. Obama’s mother, Marion Robinson, participated in a service event at a food bank to mark Thanksgiving.…

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    Billionaires

    Darrell West talked about his book, Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust, in which he looks at the influence of the wealthy on politics, philanthropy, and society. The program opened with a…

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    Micro Philanthropy

    Charles Best talked about his micro philanthropy Web site and the impact of technology on everyday life. He was interviewed by Darren Walker. “The New Philanthropy” was a presentation of…

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    Poverty and Working Families

    Representatives from charitable organizations testified on the impact of state welfare and private philanthropic programs in reducing poverty. They talked about the different forms of poverty,…

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    Philanthropy and Defense Investment

    Panelists talked about the use of philanthropy for defense funding. They discussed areas in which philanthropic investment was most needed, and a potential framework for philanthropic…

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    Panel Discussion on Charity

    Panelists talked about charity. Panelists included Ken Stern, author of With Charity For All: Why Charities Are Failing and a Better Way to Give and Michael Weinstein, co-author of The…

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    Philanthropy and Higher Education

    Social historian Earl Lewis gave the annual Harry Howard Lecture at Vanderbilt University. He talked about philanthropy, the humanities, and higher education

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    Bill Gates on Global Poverty and Development

    Bill Gates talked about global poverty and development. He discussed his foundation, the future of philanthropy, and his prediction that there would be fewer than ten poor countries by 2035. He also…

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