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  • Discussion on Prison Enrollment
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    Prison Incarceration Rates

    Panelists, including ex-convicts and a former prison warden, talked about the large and growing number of people incarcerated in America. They discussed reasons for the large numbers and the increase,…

  • Congressional Gun Violence Task Force Meeting
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    Congressional Gun Violence Task Force Meeting

    Witnesses testified on comprehensive steps that Congress could take to reduce gun violence while respecting Second Amendment rights. A House Democratic task force on reducing gun violence…

  • Bullying Prevention Summit Day 2 AntiBullying Strategies
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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Day 2, Anti-Bullying Strategies

    Musician Lady Gaga’s mother Cynthia Germanotta described the bullying her daughters experienced growing up, and how it led to the creation of their "Born This Way Foundation". She was joined by President…

  • Black Culture
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    Black Culture

    Stanley Crouch talked about black popular culture. He considers the debilitating social effects of low intellectual aspirations and materialism to be a crisis. Mr. Crouch traced the rise of hoodlums and pimps as…

  • Health Care Policy
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    Health Care Policy

    Senators Clinton and Obama and Dr. Ross talked about health care policy. Topics included quality of health care, affordability, access, universal coverage, loss of Medicaid coverage in some…

  • US Public Health Policy
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    U.S. Public Health Policy

    Former Surgeons General took part in a panel discussion about U.S. public health policy. They spoke about changing public health priorities, the need for sweeping reforms of the health care…

  • Healthcare Workforce Shortages Nursing
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    Healthcare Workforce Shortages: Nursing

    Health Care officials spoke about the state of the health care industry and potential nursing shortages. Among the topics they addressed were various management models, the possible role of…