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    Reflections on Careers in Journalism

    As part of a C-SPAN and Comcast project to encourage dialog between students and national leaders, Ms. Ifill spoke to middle school students about leadership qualities and her experiences…

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    After Words with Gwen Ifill

    Gwen Ifill talked about her book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama. (Doubleday; January 20, 2009). In her book she examines a new generation of African-American politicians. Ms. Ifill profiles…

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    Vice Presidential Candidates Debate

    Vice Presidential candidates Dick Cheney (R) and Senator John Edwards (D-NC) met at Case Western Reserve University for the 2004 vice presidential debate. They answered questions on foreign…

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    Lessons from the Kennedy Administration

    Gwen Ifill moderated a discussion among journalists about President John F. Kennedy and how lessons learned during his presidency can be applied to current times. The panelists also responded to questions…

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    U.S. Race Relations

    On the two-year anniversary of President Obama’s “A More Perfect Union” speech on race, panelists talked about the current state of racial relations in the U.S., and they responded to audience members'…

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    After Words with Gail Collins

    Gail Collins talked about her book When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present (Little, Brown and Company; October 14, 2009). She explored the changes in the lives of American…

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    Inside Campaign 2008

    Obama Campaign Manager David Plouffe and strategist David Axelrod, McCain Campaign Manager Rick Davis, and pollster Bill McInturff discussed the day to day management and overall strategies of the 2008…

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    Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Preview

    Prior to the vice presidential debate, telephone lines were open for comments on expectations for the candidates. Debate organizers spoke about the event and to the audience in attendance…

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    National Press Foundation Awards Dinner

    National Press Foundation 2007 Annual Awards Dinner honored journalists who have been killed, injured and kidnapped covering war zones. Also, the Benjamin C. Bradlee Editor of the Year Award was…

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    Rosa Parks Memorial Service

    Following a period during which Ms. Parks was honored by lying in repose in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, a memorial service was held to honor her life and legacy prior to her funeral scheduled in Detroit the…

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    Legislative Issues

    At the annual legislative conference county officials heard from Ms. Ifill who talked about her experiences as a reporter and PBS television personality. Rep. Davis talked about states'…

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    National Security Issues

    Ms. Rice talked about national security, efforts to combat terrorism, and military operations in Iraq. Following her remarks she answered questions from Ms. Ifill and the audience.

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    Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Briefing

    Prior to a vice presidential candidate debate at Case Western Reserve University, organizers and officials spoke to the audience about the rules of debate and expected decorum for the…

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    Media and National Security

    Ms. Ifill moderated a discussion on the role of the media in the upcoming presidential election. They discussed media coverage of foreign policy, the war in Iraq, the media’s need to…

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    Media and National Security Issues

    Secretary Powell talked to minority journalists about promoting global democracy, threats to international security, and aid programs in Africa. Following his remarks he answered questions…

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    Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate

    Democratic presidential candidates talked about their campaigns and a number of issues, including health care policy. They also criticized the sponsoring organization, the Association for…

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    American Principles and Values

    Panelists talked about American principals, values, and the state of American culture. Among the topics they addressed were levels of civic participation, America’s role in the world,…

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    Public Affairs and Public Broadcasting

    Mr. Greenfield moderated a panel discussion on public broadcasting. Among the issues they addressed were the quality of public affairs programming, news and documentary programming on PBS,…

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    News Review

    Washington Journal was aired live from the set of PBS' News Hour with Jim Lehrer. Telephone lines were opened for audience comments.

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    Public Affairs Reporting

    Journalists and academics talked about various ways reporting had changed since terrorist attacks on the U.S., their experiences as journalists, and offered advice on training new…

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