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  • Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell on His Career and the Senate
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    Senate Leader Lecture - George Mitchell

    Former Senator Mitchell spoke about democracy and the rule of law, particularly as they related to U.S. history and ancient history as well as the recent agreement reached in Northern…

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  • Democratic Convention Evening Session
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    Democratic Convention Evening Session

    In the second day of the Democratic Convention, Rev. Jackson criticized Republicans and Colin Powell. Former Governor Cuomo scolded President Clinton for signing welfare reform legislation. House Minority Leader…

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  • emMaking Peaceem
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    Making Peace

    Former Senate Minority Leader George Mitchell was interviewed about his book Making Peace. The book tells the story of how Senator Mitchell maneuvered the warring factions of Northern…

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  • Gore Campaign News Conference
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    Gore Campaign News Conference

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  • Baseballs Revenue Gap
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    Baseball's Revenue Gap

    Witnesses testified about revenue and payroll disparities among several Major League Baseball teams and the state of competition in the league. At issue was a blue ribbon panel report that…

    195 views
  • Northern Ireland Peace Process
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    Northern Ireland Peace Process

    Former Senator Mitchell talked to reporters about his meeting with President Clinton regarding the Northern Ireland peace process. He focused on the implementations of the Good Friday…

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  • emMaking Peaceem Northern Ireland
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    Making Peace: Northern Ireland

    Former Senator Mitchell discussed his book Making Peace, published by Knopf. The book is a first-hand account of the negotiations preceding the 1998 Good Friday Peace Agreement between…

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  • Olympic Site Selection Process
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    Olympic Site Selection Process

    Witnesses testified about the controversy sparked by revelations that favors and improper gift-giving secured Salt Lake City’s bid for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. The first panel…

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  • The American Character and Culture
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    The American Character and Culture

    Participants talked about civic standards in American society asking whether there was a distinctive American character and what that character said about the culture. After their…

    91 views
  • Impeachment Trial
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    Impeachment Trial

    Former Senator Mitchell said that calling witnesses will only prolong the trial unnecessarily. He responded to questions from reporters. He stated that witnesses do not resolve…

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  • Harriman Democracy Award
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    Harriman Democracy Award

    The Harriman Democracy awards were given to the negotiators of the Good Friday Peace Agreement in Northern Ireland. They focused on the importance of the agreement and the progress it…

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  • Northern Ireland Peace Accord
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    Northern Ireland Peace Accord

    Former Senator Mitchell was presented with a public service award for his work with the Northern Ireland Peace Accords. He made some comments in honor of Georgetown University and about his work…

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  • Medical Professional Competency Standards
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    Medical Professional Competency Standards

    The panelists discussed the regulation of health care workers. Former Senator Mitchell presented the main findings of the report of the Commission. The report calls for major changes in the regulation…

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  • IrishAmerican Award Presentation
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    Irish-American Award Presentation

    Mr. O’Dwyer presented President Clinton with an award from the Emerald Isle Immigration Center for his role in the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland. The participants focused on the…

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  • Irish Peace Agreement
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    Irish Peace Agreement

    Former Senator Mitchell talked about the peace agreement in Northern Ireland. He chaired the talks and outlined what the agreement means to Northern Ireland, Europe and the world. Following…

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  • Northern Ireland Peace Agremment
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    Northern Ireland Peace Agremment

    Mr. Mitchell talked about the recently negotiated Northern Ireland agreement by satellite from New York. He also took audience calls.

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  • Northern Ireland Peace Agreement
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    Northern Ireland Peace Agreement

    After meeting with President Clinton, Mr. Mitchell spoke briefly with reporters. He stressed the importance of continued U.S. involvement, although only in a supportive role.

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  • Photo Opportunity on Northern Ireland
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    Photo Opportunity on Northern Ireland

    Mr. Mitchell spoke briefly with reporters before their meeting on the details of the Northern Ireland peace agreement. The president said that he would help in whatever way the parties wish.

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  • Northern Ireland Peace Talks Conclusion
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    Northern Ireland Peace Talks Conclusion

    Mr. Mitchell and leaders of the various parties made statements to the press upon conclusion of the Northern Ireland peace talks. They highlighted various aspects of the agreement and…

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  • Domestic and Foreign Policy Issues
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    Domestic and Foreign Policy Issues

    Former Senator Mitchell took questions from Florida Atlantic students on a variety of topics. Topics included, Northern Ireland, international trade, Social Security and early child…

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