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  • Censorship and Political Correctness Panel
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    Censorship and Political Correctness Panel

    The members of the panel discussed controversies about books in which they had been involved and other incidents about political correctness issues. William Styron is the author of The Confessions of Nat…

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  • Political Legacy of the New Deal
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    Political Legacy of the New Deal

    The panelists discussed the importance of the New Deal in postwar U.S. politics through the continuing debate over programs such as social security and welfare. Following their prepared…

    106 views
  • Equal Opportunity Act of 1995
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    Equal Opportunity Act of 1995

    Committee members heard testimony from other members of Congress, legal scholars and public interest advocates concerning the Equal Opportunity Act of 1995. The legislation would end…

    97 views
  • Washington Monday Journal
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    Washington Monday Journal

    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 and…

    32 views
  • Affirmative Action Review
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    Affirmative Action Review

    The subcommittee reviewed federal affirmative action policies for the first time and could propose legislation to reform the existing rules. Witnesses testified about race and sex…

    47 views
  • Welfare Reform
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    Welfare Reform

    Committee members heard testimony on illegitimacy and its connection to welfare. Witnesses summarized historical changes in rates of illegitimacy and the role it has played in the growth of…

    81 views
  • SelfCensorship in Public Discourse
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    Self-Censorship in Public Discourse

    Boston University Economics Professor Glenn Loury speaks beforethe American Enterprise Institute’s Bradley Lecture Series. Mr.Loury is a member of the Institute’s Council of Academic Advisers andserves…

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