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  • After Words with Colman McCarthy
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    After Words with Colman McCarthy

    Colman McCarthy talked about his book, Teaching Peace, a collection of correspondences on the topic of peace that he has had with his students over the past decades. Mr. McCarthy was…

  • Memorial Service for Sargent Shriver
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    Memorial Service for Sargent Shriver

    A wake was held for R. Sargent Shriver Jr. who died on January 18, 2011. Mr. Shriver, who was married to President John F. Kennedy’s sister Eunice, was the first director of the Peace Corps and…

  • emAll of One Peace Essays on NonViolenceem
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    All of One Peace: Essays on Non-Violence

    Mr. McCarthy spoke about his new book All of One Peace: Essays on Non-Violence which outlines his views on being a pacifist in a military society. The book includes several “massacres” including the Persian Gulf…

  • QA with Colman McCarthy
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    Q&A with Colman McCarthy

    Colman McCarthy talked about his career and experiences in education and teaching peace. He teaches peace studies at colleges and high schools in the Washington, D.C., area including Georgetown…

  • emId Rather Teach Peaceem
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    I'd Rather Teach Peace

    Mr. McCarthy talked to students about his latest work, I’d Rather Teach Peace, published by Orbis Books. In 1982, Mr. McCarthy was asked to teach a writing course at the School Without Walls in Washington, DC. A…

  • Freedom of Assembly
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    Freedom of Assembly

    Panelists talked about the First Amendment right of freedom of assembly. They responded to questions from students from Washington, D.C. area schools in the audience.

  • War and Peace
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    War and Peace

    Students from the University of Denver and Pace University participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Colman McCarthy joined the class for a discussion of war, violence,…

  • Reporting on Economic Disparity
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    Reporting on Economic Disparity

    A panel discussion was held on reporting of the economic disparity between the rich and the poor. The panelists discussed the problems revealed by the evacuation for Hurricane Katrina as…

  • Peace Protests
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    Peace Protests

    The panelists talked about anti-war protests, including media coverage of the war, possible alternatives to war, high school and college courses in peace studies, and the perspective of the…

  • State of the News Media
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    State of the News Media

    Mr. McCarthy spoke to students about media coverage of military action in Afghanistan and about international efforts to combat terrorism. Topics included political solutions through…

  • Bombing of Afghanistan
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    Bombing of Afghanistan

    Mr. McCarthy talked about his opposition to military action in Afghanistan. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

  • Community Service Learning
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    Community Service Learning

    Mr. McCarthy talked about teaching conflict resolution and peace studies, as well as the value of public service. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience.

  • Peace Issues
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    Peace Issues

    Mr. McCarthy criticized war, aggression and current U.S. attacks on Iraq. He talked about teaching the peaceful solution of conflicts in schools and prisons. He talked about news stories in…

  • Public Service and Peacemaking
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    Public Service and Peacemaking

    Mr. McCarthy talked about the value of public service emphasizing its educational value and how it aids in personal growth. He also talked about women peacemakers and advocated that…

  • AntiNATO Rally
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    Anti-NATO Rally

    Participants discussed their opposition to the NATO mission in Yugoslavia. They also encouraged individuals to promote a non-violent society in their communities and increase public…

  • The Ideals of Martin Luther King Jr
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    The Ideals of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Mr. McCarthy talked about the life and civil rights movement lead by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He talked about Dr. King’s devotion to a strategy of non-violence and legal battles to…

  • How to be an Effective Peacemaker
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    How to be an Effective Peacemaker

    Mr. McCarthy spoke to an audience of students about his perspectives on the criteria of being a personal peacemaker. He emphasized the need for prayerful consideration of individual gifts,…

  • Washington Friday Journal
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    Washington Friday 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…