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  • Public and Private Universities
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    Public and Private Universities

    Panelists talked about the future of public research universities. Scott Jaschik moderated the presentation “Sustaining Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and the Arts.” Topics included the quality…

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  • The Morrill Act of 1862 and LandGrant Universities
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    The Morrill Act of 1862 and Land-Grant Universities

    A look at The Morrill Act and its effect on the system of higher education. Panelists include five Presidents from different colleges and universities across the country. They speak on the…

    590 views
  • Global Food Shortage Part 2
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    Global Food Shortage, Part 2

    A panel discussion titled “Trade, Development, Agriculture, and Humanitarian Responses” was held. Topics included limited supply, increasing energy and food costs, and poverty as causes of the crisis, and possible…

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  • Marshall Plan Legacy
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    Marshall Plan Legacy

    Ambassadors from four of the beneficiary countries spoke about the legacy and impact of the Marshall Plan in their respective countries. Then, Rep. Gilman and Mr. McPherson spoke further…

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  • Studying Abroad
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    Studying Abroad

    Former Michigan State University President Peter McPherson spoke about the Lincoln Commission’s report on how to increase the number of U.S. students studying abroad. Congress had created…

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  • Financial Reconstruction in Iraq
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    Financial Reconstruction in Iraq

    Witnesses testified about rebuilding the Iraqi economy. Among the issues they addressed were setting up a new banking system, trade issues, and levels of financing needed for reconstruction…

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  • Iraqi Financial Reconstruction
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    Iraqi Financial Reconstruction

    Mr. McPherson talked about the financial situation in Iraq and when and how Iraq would become financially self-sustaining. He testified November 4 before the Senate Banking, Housing and…

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  • Washington Journal Sunday
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    Washington Journal: Sunday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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  • emPhilip Hart The Conscience of the Senateem
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    Philip Hart: The Conscience of the Senate

    Guests gathered to celebrate Michigan State University’s publishing of a new book entitled, Philip Hart: The Conscience of the Senate. Several senators who knew him paid tribute to his…

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  • Michigan State Commencement Speech
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    Michigan State Commencement Speech

    Before making his remarks, President Clinton received an honorary doctorate of laws. He spoke about the parallels between the Theodore Roosevelt era and the current era. President Roosevelt…

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  • US Foreign Aid
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    U.S. Foreign Aid

    The Agency for International Development has rewritten the Foreign Aid Assistance Act of 1961 in an effort to respond to changes in the Clinton administration’s foreign policy objectives.…

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  • Economic Trade Issues
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    Economic Trade Issues

    This meeting was designed to allow party members to comment on domestic, economic, foreign policy and defense issues for consideration by the platform committee. The San Diego meeting…

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  • Third World Debt Part 1
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    Third World Debt, Part 1

    The committee reviewed the progress made in implementing a new administration strategy for responding to the third world debt problem, presented by Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas Brady…

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  • Third World Debt Part 2
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    Third World Debt, Part 2

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  • How to Establish Good Relations with the Press
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    How to Establish Good Relations with the Press

    The Campaign Management Institute at American University hosted a panel of two reporters and a press secretary on the issues of establishing a positive relationship with the press.…

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  • USCanadian Free Trade Pact
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    U.S.-Canadian Free Trade Pact

    Barbara McDougall, the Canadian Minister of State, addressed the Institute for International Economics about the implications of the U.S.-Canadian Free Trade Pact and the Canadian successes…

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  • Impact of GrammRudman on Foreign Aid Program
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    Impact of Gramm-Rudman on Foreign Aid Program

    Secretary George Schultz and Peter McPherson testified on possible cuts to foreign aid programs in the 1987 federal budget. Note: This is an incomplete program.

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