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  • Holocaust Memorial Museum Dedication
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    Holocaust Memorial Museum Dedication

    “In Memoriam” 2016 continues with Nobel Laureate, peace activist and holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel. He died earlier this year at the age of 87. In April of 1993, Mr. Wiesel spoke at the…

  • Communicators with Ted Koppel
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    Communicators with Ted Koppel

    Ted Koppel talked about his book, Lights Out: A Cyberattack, a Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath, which examines the possibility of a cyberattack on the U.S. electrical grid. He…

  • The Media and the Vietnam War
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    The Media and the Vietnam War

    This symposium, marking the tenth anniversary of the opening of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, described the effects of the Vietnam War on the people and culture of the…

  • News and Documentary Emmy Awards
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    News and Documentary Emmy Awards

    The 26th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were presented by the National Television Academy at a black-tie ceremony at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York City. Newsmakers and…

  • Politics and the Media
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    Politics and the Media

    Mr. Koppel spoke to students about media reporting of political events. Among the topics he addressed were the broadcast of the names of casualties in an episode of Nightline titled “The…

  • Tribute to Michael Kelly
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    Tribute to Michael Kelly

    Friends, family and former colleagues paid tribute to journalist Michael Kelly, who was killed in Iraq in April 2003. Things Worth Fighting For, published by Penguin Press, is a collection of Mr.…

  • Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate
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    Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate

    Democratic presidential candidates debated one another on a number of issues including operations in Iraq, the Bush administration record, the economy, and health care. The debate was moderated…

  • Reporting the War with Iraq
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    Reporting the War with Iraq

    Following Mr. Koppel’s recent return from reporting on Iraq, Mr. Kalb interviewed him about his experiences during the Iraq War. They talked about the imbedding of journalists in military…

  • Roone Arledge Funeral Service
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    Roone Arledge Funeral Service

    At the funeral mass for former ABC Television president Roone Arledge, many past and present ABC television personalities eulogized him, describing his leadership in the television industry…

  • Rwanda Genocide in 1994
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    Rwanda Genocide in 1994

    Mr. Koppel interviewed General Dallaire about his experiences as commander of peacekeeping troops in Rwanda and his recollections of the genocide during 1994 civil war.

  • Brandeis University Commencement
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    Brandeis University Commencement

    Mr. Koppel spoke to graduates and offered advice for future success.

  • The Future of Television News
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    The Future of Television News

    Mr. Kalb interviewed Mr. Koppel onstage about the future of television news and about Mr. Koppel’s recent battle with ABC corporate owners to keep “Nightline” on the air. He also talked…

  • The Role of the Press During War
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    The Role of the Press During War

    Participants talked about media participation in wartime activities, reporting on military campaigns, and the lessons learned for coverage of past wars. Among the issues they addressed were…

  • emThe Elements of Journalismem
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    The Elements of Journalism

    Mr. Kovach and Mr. Rosenstiel, co-authors of The Elements of Journalism: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect, published by Crown Publishers, joined a panel discussion…

  • National Press Awards
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    National Press Awards

    Helen Thomas, Peter Jennings, and Otis Chandler were honored for their work and their careers in both print and broadcast media. Chandler is the former publisher of the Los Angeles Times.…

  • emOff Cameraem
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    Off Camera

    Ms. Moskowane interviewed Mr. Koppel about his book Off Camera: Private Thoughts Made Public, published by Knopf. The book provides Mr. Koppel’s insight into the news events of 1999 from…

  • emOff Camera  Private Thoughts Made Publicem
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    Off Camera: Private Thoughts Made Public

    Mr. Koppel talked about his book Off Camera: Private Thoughts Made Public, published by Knopf. He was interviewed by Mr. Putney and responded to questions from the audience. His book is a…

  • Third Party Politics Town Hall Meeting
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    Third Party Politics Town Hall Meeting

    In a televised town hall meeting, third party officials talked the importance of the third party movement and answered questions from the studio audience.

  • The New Challenges for Investigative Reporting
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    The New Challenges for Investigative Reporting

    The forum participants discussed trends and problems in the field of investigative journalism. Mr. Koppel questioned the other panelists on such issues as the influence of money, ethics,…

  • emCrusaders Scoundrels Journalistsem
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    Crusaders, Scoundrels, Journalists

    Participants talked about the history of the media. They focused on how the media is viewed by politicians. They also talked about the entertainment factor in journalism, and the effect of…

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