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  • emIn An Uncertain Worldem
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    In An Uncertain World

    Al Hunt, executive Washington editor of the Wall Street Journal, interviewed former Secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin on his memoir, In An Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to…

  • Annual Helen Thomas Award Dinner
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    Annual Helen Thomas Award Dinner

    The American News Women’s Club bestowed the “ANWC Helen Thomas Award for Excellence in Journalism” upon husband-and-wife journalists Ben Bradlee and Sally Quinn at its annual award dinner and roast.…

  • emIn an Uncertain Worldem
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    In an Uncertain World

    Mr. Hunt interviewed Mr. Rubin about his recently released memoir, titled In an Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington. The book, published by Random House, details the…

  • Brokaw Fourth Estate Award
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    Brokaw Fourth Estate Award

    Colleagues paid tribute to Tom Brokaw for his career and accomplishments in journalism. Mr. Brokaw then made remarks after receiving the Fourth Estate Award for his achievements in…

  • Judy Woodruff Roast
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    Judy Woodruff Roast

    Ms. Woodruff received the Helen Thomas award for her work as a journalist. As part of the program she was roasted by colleagues and friends.

  • emWhen Every Moment Countsem Book Party
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    When Every Moment Counts Book Party

    Mr. Lyons, President of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, hosted a book party for Sen. Frist, author of When Every Moment Counts, at Mr. Lyons' home in Washington, DC. The book advises…

  • The Future of Journalism
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    The Future of Journalism

    The panelists discussed the challenge reporters face with the increasing media coverage of events. They focused on how many journalists on news shows end up talking about scandal rather…

  • 21st Century Challenges for America
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    21st Century Challenges for America

    Persons from various fields participated in a forum on challenges to the American character in the 21st century. Mr. Hunt focused on Mr. Murray focused on science and ethics, Mr. Page race…

  • US Journalism Crisis
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    U.S. Journalism Crisis

    In the first panel of a conference, “Is American Journalism in Crisis,” panelists discussed problems in the U.S. news media industry. They examined issues such media mergers, media forms,…

  • Presidential Campaign Strategists
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    Presidential Campaign Strategists

    Mr. Weinstein moderated this discussion on the role of presidential campaign strategists in election outcomes. They examined issues such as the relationship between candidate and consultant…

  • Excellence in Journalism Awards
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    Excellence in Journalism Awards

    Awards were also presented to members of the South Dakota legislature and to distinguished alumni of the University of South Dakota (names not available). After receiving awards for…

  • Politics and the Congressional Agenda
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    Politics and the Congressional Agenda

    North Carolina Reps Hefner, Rose and Burr hosted this bipartisan issues forum for business leaders from their state. Administration officials and members of Congress discussed a variety of…

  • Politics and the Power of the Press
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    Politics and the Power of the Press

    This was the last in a five-part series examining the power of the press and public opinion. The three journalists talked about the power of the media over forming public opinion’s about…

  • Events in the News
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    Events in the News

    Participants discussed the president’s efforts to reform the health care system. They analyzed the effect of Democratic leadership efforts to move away from a more bureacratic system…

  • The Politics of Deficit Reduction
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    The Politics of Deficit Reduction

    Participants discussed the politics of deficit reduction and entitlement reform. The difficulties with changing Congress were addressed and the solution was felt to be grassroots activism.…

  • Robert Novak Roast
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    Robert Novak Roast

    Participants spoke about the life and times of Robert Novak and his tenure as a Washington political pundit. Following Novak’s address, Mr. O’Rourke gave the final speech of the evening…

  • emWall Street Journalem Editorial Page
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    Wall Street Journal Editorial Page

    Mr. Hunt discussed his job as executive editor and columnist at the \f2Wall Street Journal\fR. He also discussed the newspaper’s coverage of political events.