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    State of U.S. National Security

    Former 9/11 Commission Co-Chairs Tom Kean and Congressman Lee Hamilton, and other members of the commission, said the U.S. had failed to make progress on nine of 41 counter-terrorism…

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    Congressional Response to September 11, 2001

    Four former members of Congress and one former member of the Bush administration discussed the relationship between Congress and the executive branch through the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs answered spoke to reporters and answered questions on a number of issues including the ruling by a federal judge that portions of the health care reform act was…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of topics. He said the era of the military’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy is coming to an end, but he refused to say how the Pentagon…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of issues including the departure of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, and and the proposed length of interim…

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    After Words with David Pietrusza

    David Pietrusza was interviewed about his book 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents, published by Carroll and Graf. The presidential election of 1920 was the only time in the nation’s…

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    Media and the Modern Presidency

    Ms. Compton spoke to students about media coverage of various presidents, the media’s role in American politics, and how media coverage has shaped and changed both public perceptions of the…

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    A Conversation with White House Press Secretaries

    Students from Pace University (New York, NY), the University of Denver (CO), and George Mason University (Fairfax, VA) participated by video feed in a distance learning class. Former White…

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    Past Presidential Debates Review

    In a look back at the format, questioners, and the moderators of presidential debates, past participants of presidential and vice presidential debates reflected on their experiences. The…

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    The Clinton Legacy

    Participants spoke about the Clinton presidency and how it might be remembered. Among the issues they addressed were his trade and foreign policies, economic policies, relations with the…

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    News Review

    Ms. Compton talked about headline news stories and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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