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    The War That Forged a Nation and Lincoln's Last Speech

    James McPherson, author of The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters, and Louis Masur, author of Lincoln’s Last Speech: Wartime Reconstruction and the Crisis of Reunion,…

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    Once Upon a Revolution

    Thanassis Cambanis talked about his book Once Upon a Revolution: An Egyptian Story, in which he chronicles the 2011 Egyptian revolution through the stories of two of its revolutionary…

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    Clarence Darrow: Attorney for The Damned

    John Farrell recounted the life and career of attorney Clarence Darrow (1857-1938). The author examined the defense attorney’s many noted cases, including his representation of Tennessee teacher…

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    Just Plain Dick

    Kevin Matson, contemporary history professor at Ohio University, talked about his book, Just Plain Dick: Richard Nixon’s Checkers Speech and the ‘Rocking, Shocking’ Election of 1952, in which he recounts the…

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    Selecting a President

    Eleanor Clift, contributing editor for Newsweek, explains the way the president of the United States is elected and reports that, although campaigns have modernized, the electoral system has…

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    A New Voice for Israel

    Jeremy Ben-Ami argued that Jewish Americans are not single-issue voters and are not represented by groups like The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). He says that a broader…

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    The Origins of Political Order

    Francis Fukuyama explores the origins and history of government. In the first of a two-part history the author ranges from the development of tribal societies to the earliest modern states…

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    Memorial for Carla Cohen

    A memorial service was held for Carla Cohen, founder and co-owner of Washington DC’s Politics and Prose Bookstore, who died Monday, October 11, 2010, at the age of 74. Ms. Cohen started the…

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    Very Strange Bedfellows

    Jules Witcover talked about his book Very Strange Bedfellows: The Short and Unhappy Marriage of Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew, published by PublicAffairs. In his book Mr. Witcover explores the…

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    Know Your Power

    Representative Nancy Pelosi talked about her book, Know Your Power, published by Thorndike Press. In her book, Speaker Pelosi recounts her history as a daughter of a representative up until…

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    America's Constitution: A Biography

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    Witness to the Promised Land

    John Stewart talked about his book Witness to the Promised Land: Observations on Congress and the Presidency from the Pages of "Christianity and Crisis", published by Seven Locks Press. Mr.…

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    A Court Divided: The Rehnquist Court

    Mr. Tushnet talked about his book A Court Divided: The Rehnquist Court and the Future of Constitutional Law, published by W. W. Norton and Company. Justice Rehnquist has served on the Supreme…

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    International Lobbying

    Mr. Cohen spoke to students about lobbying strategies and developing messages based on global concerns. Among the issues he addressed were issues of civil, social and economic rights,…

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    Cardozo

    Mr. Kaufman discussed his new biography of Judge Benjamin Cardozo, who was chief judge of the New York Court of Appeals for many years and was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court…

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    Public Interest Advocacy

    During the first day of the Lobbying Institute’s two-week course, Mr. Cohen spoke about lobbying in the public interest. He spoke about the work of the Advocacy Institute to aid sparsely…

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    The Public Interest Movement in the 1990s

    Mr. Cohen spoke about the public interest and how it is represented in government and lobbying.

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    News Review

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    Role of Public Interest in Pres. Transition

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    Presidential Candidates Plan for Transition

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