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  • Impact of the 1960s Cultural Revolution
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    Impact of the 1960s Cultural Revolution

    Panelists talked about the impact of the 1960s Cultural Revolution on American society. They argued that the 1960s brought a decline of confidence in institutions and authority, the growth of…

  • John Dewey and Progressivism
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    John Dewey and Progressivism

    University of Tennessee at Chattanooga professor Wilfred McClay talked about the life, works and philosophies of John Dewey, a leader in the progressive movement in education and…

  • Future of American Culture Part 2
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    Future of American Culture, Part 2

    Participants talked about the future of American culture at the 2010 Ronald Reagan Symposium. They spoke about a variety of issues including the legacy of President Reagan, contemporary…

  • Thomas Jeffersons 265th Birthday
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    Thomas Jefferson's 265th Birthday

    President Bush and others made remarks in honor of Thomas Jefferson fs 265th birthday. Following prepared remarks The Virginia Gentlemen performed during the East Room ceremony.

  • emReligion Returns to the Public Squareem
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    Religion Returns to the Public Square

    Professor McClay joined in a talk about the book he co-edited, Religion Returns to the Public Square: Faith and Policy in America, published by Johns Hopkins University Press. The book…

  • Russell Kirk Writings
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    Russell Kirk Writings

    In an excerpt from the American Writers program, “Writings of Kirk and Buckley,” the guests at the Russell Kirk Center talked about the history of modern conservative political movement in…

  • US History Education
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    U.S. History Education

    The panelists talked about the quality of American history education, including why children today know so little about American history, and what could be done to improve U.S. history…

  • Writings of Kirk and Buckley
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    Writings of Kirk and Buckley

    Set in Dutch Barn Library at Russell Kirk Center, the guests talked about the history of the modern conservative political movement in the U.S. through the life and writings of Russell Kirk and William…