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  • Barriers to Public Service
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    Barriers to Public Service

    Panelists talked about the future of public service. Topics included obstacles to public service, the impact of hyper-partisanship on young people’s attitudes toward holding public office, a draft system, and how…

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  • Hispanic Voters and US Foreign Policy
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    Hispanic Voters and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Panelists talked about the importance of Latin America to the U.S. economy and foreign policy. They emphasized that the U.S. trades more with Latin America, especially Mexico, than with…

    214 views
  • Antonia Hernandez Oral History Interview
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    Antonia Hernandez Oral History Interview

    Antonia Hernandez, president and chief executive officer of the California Community Foundation, talked about her life and career. She served as counsel to the United States Senate Judiciary…

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  • Third Annual Awards Dinner
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    Third Annual Awards Dinner

    Ms. Demeo talked about immigration, voting rights, and fighting terrorism without impairing civil rights. Judge Gonzales delivered the keynote address. Topics included President Bush’s…

    53 views
  • Judicial Appointments of Women  Minorities
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    Judicial Appointments of Women & Minorities

    Congressional leaders and activists talked to reporters about the Republican Senate leadership’s decision to block a vote on the floor on confirmation of two judges to the Ninth Circuit…

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  • Race and Ethnicity
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    Race and Ethnicity

    Panelist discussed the trend in American society to dicriminate on the basis of ethnicity as well as race. They focused on how language and culture are being used to discriminate against…

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  • Racism in the US
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    Racism in the U.S.

    Mr. Lerman introduced the lecture series commemorating the presidential Inauguration, “Looking Ahead at the 21st Century.” Professor West talked about racism and prejudice and how to…

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  • Civil Rights Issues
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    Civil Rights Issues

    As part of a lecture series commemorating the presidential Inauguration, “Looking Ahead at the 21st Century,” Ms. Hernandez talked about her life and about the efforts of her organization…

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  • US Democracy and the Latino Community
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    U.S. Democracy and the Latino Community

    Ms. Hernandez spoke about the role of the Latino community in the U.S. political system and its growing visibility in U.S. society. She also touched on several topics in which the Latino…

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  • Bilingual Voting Requirements Repeal
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    Bilingual Voting Requirements Repeal

    The subcommittee heard testimony from members of Congress, legal experts and others on H.R. 351, a proposal to repeal current laws mandating that all registration and voting materials be…

    45 views
  • Affirmative Action Review
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    Affirmative Action Review

    After meeting with President Clinton, representatives of several groups talked to reporters about the results of the discussion over affirmative action.

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  • Race in America
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    Race in America

    Mr. Page moderated a forum on racial discrimination and minority opportunity in the U.S.

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  • Racial Issues and the Justice System
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    Racial Issues and the Justice System

    Participants discussed the role of race in the American judicial system and their experiences with racism. They recommended methods that might be used to correct these inequalities and…

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  • Hispanic Demographics  the Political Process
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    Hispanic Demographics & the Political Process

    The forum focused on how to increase the number of Hispanic elected officials in the United States. The discussion also focused on how to translate the Hispanic community’s growing numbers…

    37 views
  • Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 7 Part 6
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    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 7, Part 6

    Representatives of civil rights organizations opposed the confirmation of Judge Thomas. Mr. Buchanan felt that Judge Thomas was hostile to Supreme Court precedents and to the U.S. Congress. Other…

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  • Souter Confirmation Day 4 Part 3
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    Souter Confirmation Day 4, Part 3

    Leaders of civil rights groups opposed Judge Souter’s confirmation.

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  • Kennedy Nomination Day 3 Part 4
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    Kennedy Nomination Day 3, Part 4

    The committee concluded hearings on the nomination of Anthony M. Kennedy to be associate justice of the Supreme Court. Martinez and Hernandez did not formally oppose the nomination but have some doubts about…

    124 views