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    Florida Republican Convention and Straw Poll

    The 1987 Florida Republican convention was held in Orlando. Delegates were recognized and voted on candidates for the party’s presidential nominee. Vice President George H.W. Bush (R) spoke…

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    President Nixon and Foreign Policy

    Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig was interviewed by Mr. Naftali about the Nixon administration’s foreign policy and his role in it. The two men sat on a stage and held their conversation before an…

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    Vietnam and the Presidency: White House Perspectives

    Following a videotaped interview with former President Jimmy Carter, Mr. Williams moderated a panel titled “Inside the White House” with several former White House aides who had served various…

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    Foreign Policy Debate

    Former Secretary Cheney moderated the debate between former secretaries of State and other foreign policy specialists. They covered topics such as the Marshall Plan, the expansion of NATO…

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    Former Secretaries of Defense and State Meeting

    Former Secretaries answered questions from reporters outside the White House about a meeting with the president and several former secretaries of state and defense about the future of Iraq…

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    Watergate Scandal Revelations

    Participating by remote connection from West Palm Beach, Florida, General Haig talked about the current news of “deep throat’s” identity from the Watergate scandal. He also talked about his…

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    Foreign Policy Principles

    Participants discussed the principles which they believed are most important in guiding U.S. foreign policy. Several of them emphasized the need to keep foreign and domestic affairs…

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    Crisis in Korea

    The panelists talked about U.S.-North Korea relations, focusing on the crisis over North Korea’s attempts to build nuclear weapons. They discussed diplomatic and military options, and the responses of…

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    Nixon White House Audio Recordings

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    Increasing Presidential Salary

    Witnesses testified about a proposed presidential pay increase from $200,000 to $400,000 which would take effect when the next president was sworn in in 2001. Former White House officials…

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    Address by Chinese Premier

    Premier Zhu spoke about his trip to the U.S. and about U.S.-Chinese relations. He said that China was ready to open its markets to increase competition and was ready to join the World Trade…

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    Paris Peace Accord 25th Anniversary, Part 2

    In a session titled, “Vietnam - Legacy and Lessons,” moderated by Mr. Gelb, the panelists discussed the impact of the Paris Accord on today’s U.S. foreign policy. General Boyd was a…

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    Paris Peace Accord 25th Anniversary, Part 1

    In a session titled, “The Paris Agreement: History’s Judgment,” moderated by former Secretary Haig, the panelists discussed the history of the Vietnam War and events leading up to the peace…

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    National Security Council

    Mr. Haig and Mr. Brzezinski talked about the role of the National Security Council and their experiences in the Reagan and Carter administrations. They also took viewer telephone calls. The…

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    Shanghai Communique 25th Anniversary

    Several members of the Nixon administration and the Chinese ambassador to the U.S. discussed U.S.-China relations over the past 25 years and the future of these relations in the wake of the…

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    Washington Times Foundation Inaugural

    Rev. Moon delivered a religious message at the inaugural banquet of the Washington Times Foundation. Awards were given for community and national service.

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    Defense Priorities Part 2

    Panelists heard testimony from various legislators, experts and others concerning U.S. defense priorities. They discussed how the defense budget can best be utilized to enable the U.S. to…

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    Defense Priorities Part 1

    Panelists heard testimony from various legislators, experts and others concerning U.S. defense priorities. They discussed which areas and defense programs need the most attention in the…

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    Sunday Journal Library of Congress

    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…

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    Republican House-Senate Dinner

    Republicans gathered for the House-Senate Dinner and discussed the issues that they must emphasize to gain seats in U.S. House and U.S. Senate. Senator Coverdell and Representatives Dreier…

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