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    Brady Bill Signing Ceremony

    President Clinton, joined by Jim and Sarah Brady and a number of congressional leaders, signed the long-debated Brady Bill. The Brady Bill creates a five-day waiting period for a background check on…

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    The 1970s and Women in Politics

    Democrat Pat Schroeder of Colorado talked about the obstacles that women and other minorities faced in the 1970s, and described her work as a representative at the height of the women’s…

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    National Organization for Women Conference

    Patricia Schroeder and Sara Manzano-Diaz spoke at the National Organization for Women conference. Ms. Schroeder talked about Congress and former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, and Ms.…

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    Texas Cult Standoff Part 1

    The committee heard testimony from the attorney general on the actions of the government concerning the siege of an armed religious cult near Waco, Texas last month. The government’s siege of the cult,…

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    Laura Bush Keynote Address

    Laura Bush talked about the importance of literacy domestically and abroad. This was the keynote address at the 2008 Association of American Publishers General Annual Meeting at the Yale…

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    After Words with Cokie Roberts

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation, published by William Morrow. In her book Ms. Roberts tells the story of some of early America’s notable women and…

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    Same-Sex Marriage

    Committee members heard testimony concerning the Defense of Marriage Act from activists, state legislators and others. They testified about whether marriage should be defined as the union…

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    U.S.-China Trade Issues

    Witnesses testified about U.S. trade relations with China. Among the issues the addressed were the size of the trade deficit with China, copyright and intellectual property protections,…

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    House Session

    Elections for the 102nd Congress was shown. Rep. Foley (D-WA) was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives. Rep. Gephardt (D-MO) and Rep. Michel (R-IL) were elected majority and…

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    Congressional Term Limits

    In an excerpt, members debated a constitutional amendment on congressional term limits.

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    Tribute to Life of Betty Friedan

    The achievements and legacy of Betty Friedan (1921 - 2006) were recognized. Ms. Fridan was the author of The Feminine Mystique in 1963 and one of the co-founders of the National…

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    BookExpo America Interview

    Ms. Schroeder talked about the Association of American Publishers and BookExpo America.

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    Privacy Issues at Libraries and Bookstores

    Representative Bernie Sanders announced the reintroduction of the Freedom to Read Protection Act. The legislation was originally introduced in 2003 to amend the Foreign Intelligence…

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    Petition Against USA Patriot Act

    In this press conference held in the U.S. Capitol, several organizations delivered petitions gathered through the jointly-sponsored Campaign for Reader Privacy to Representative Bernie…

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    Book Retailers Panel Discussion

    Mr. Kirshbaum moderated a panel discussion on the role of retailers in the world of books and publishing. Ms. Blake, Mr. McMillon, Mr. Kaplan, and Mr. Olilla talked about their business…

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    Ronald Reagan

    From New York City by video link, former Congresswoman Schroeder discussed Ronald Reagan’s presidency and her experiences serving in the House of Representatives during his administration.…

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    Saturday Book and Author Luncheon: Media Talks

    The Saturday Book and Author Luncheon featured some of the nation’s top media commentators on one panel discussing their upcoming works. The discussion became heated at times. Ms. Schroeder moderated the panel featuring media commentators…

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    Sunday Book and Author Breakfast

    The panelists discussed their forthcoming books as well as other aspects of their life and works. The panelist were: Madeleine Albright, author of Madame Secretary, from Miramax; Maxine Hong…

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    BookExpo America Introduction, Day 1

    In a brief interview, Ms. Schroeder talked about the events of the exposition and the book industry challenge of increasing public notice. She also discussed was the effect of the Patriot Act on…

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    Book and Author Lunch

    Mr. Hamill discussed his new novel, Forever, which will be published by Little, Brown and Company in November 2002. Mr. Arledge discussed his memoir Roone, which will be published by HarperCollins. Mr. Reeve…

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