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  • After Words with Helene Cooper
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    After Words with Helene Cooper

    Helene Cooper talked about her book Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in which she reports on the life and presidency of Liberia’s first elected female…

    729 views
  • United Nations Security Council on Liberia
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    United Nations Security Council on Liberia

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  • K Riva Levinson Discusses emChoosing the Heroem
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    Choosing the Hero

    K. Riva Levinson, an international consultant and lobbyist who helped Ellen Johnson Sirleaf win the presidency of Liberia, talked about the role she played in the campaign in both Liberia and…

    489 views
  • emAgainst Wind and Tideem
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    Against Wind and Tide

    Ousmane Power-Greene talked about his book, Against Wind and Tide: The African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement, about African Americans' battle with the American Colonization Society, an…

    540 views
  • Johnny Dwyer on emAmerican Warlordem
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    American Warlord

    Johnny Dwyer talked about his book, American Warlord: A True Story, about the life of Chucky Taylor, the American son of Liberian warlord Charles Taylor. When Charles Taylor took control of Liberia in…

    148 views
  • Defense Department Briefing
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    Defense Department Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues, including U.S. training missions in Iraq and Syria, and ending the U.S. mission to combat Ebola…

    281 views
  • Tolbert Nyenswah on Liberias Ebola Response
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    Liberia's Ebola Response

    Tolbert Nyenswah, head of Liberia’s Incident Management System, talked about his role leading Liberia’s Ebola response and the challenges facing the nation. He spoke about the timeline of…

    193 views
  • Defense Department Briefing on Ebola Response
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    Defense Department Ebola Response in Liberia

    Operation United Assistance Joint Force Commander Major General Darryl Williams, U.S. Ambassador to Liberia Debra Malac, and USAID Deputy DART Director Ben Hemingway briefed reporters in the Pentagon…

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  • Defense Department Briefing
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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a range of issues. Topics included the arrival of 100 military personnel in Liberia to assist in the effort there to…

    519 views
  • Liberian President on Ebola Outbreak
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    Liberian President on Ebola Outbreak

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf spoke by video conference about the Ebola crisis in Western Africa. She talked about the efforts being made to combat it and said that her country would bounce…

    157 views
  • emMississippi in Africaem
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    Mississippi in Africa

    Alan Huffman talked about his book, Mississippi in Africa: The Saga of the Slaves of Prospect Hill Plantation and Their Legacy in Liberia, in which he tells the story of a group of slaves that migrated to…

    169 views
  • emMighty Be Our Powersem
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    Mighty Be Our Powers

    Leymah Roberta Gbowee discussed her memoir at about co-founding the Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace. The women’s protest movement is credited with being instrumental in ending the Second…

    1,084 views
  • emThis Child Will Be Greatem
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    This Child Will Be Great

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf talked about her memoir This Child Will Be Great: Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa’s First Woman President (Harper; April 7, 2009). She talked about her personal…

    504 views
  • USLiberia Relations
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    U.S.-Liberia Relations

    President Bush talked about aid to Liberia in debt relief, assisting in their education efforts, malaria eradication, and the return of the Peace Corps to Liberia. Liberian President Ellen…

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  • Liberian President Remarks
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    Liberian President Remarks

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberia’s first woman president and Africa’s first elected female head of state, spoke about the accomplishments of her first year in office, the…

    110 views
  • PostConflict Liberia
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    Post-Conflict Liberia

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first democratically elected female head of state, talked about her plans for helping post-conflict Liberia move forward, including her…

    149 views
  • USLiberia Relations
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    U.S.-Liberia Relations

    At a photo opportunity in the Oval Office President Bush and President Johnson-Sirleaf spoke to reporters about U.S.-Liberia relations and the future of democracy in Liberia.

    28 views
  • USLiberia Relations
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    U.S.-Liberia Relations

    Following her meeting with President Bush, President Johnson-Sirleaf spoke to reporters outside the White House about the future of Liberia. She also answered questions from the reporters.

    30 views
  • Liberian President Address
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    Liberian President Address

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf addressed a Joint Meeting of Congress. In her remarks she talked about the special relationship between the U.S. and Liberia, development and…

    364 views
  • emBlue Clay People  Seasons on Africas Fragile Edgeem
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    Blue Clay People: Seasons on Africa's Fragile Edge

    Mr. Powers talked about his book Blue Clay People: Seasons on Africa’s Fragile Edge, published by Bloomsbury USA. He recounted how in 1999, after he finished his Ph.D studies in…

    55 views
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