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    Lessons Learned from the Vietnam War

    Vietnam veterans and former Senators Bob Kerrey (D-NE) and Charles Robb (D-VA) joined Admiral William McRaven (Retired) in a discussion about the changes in America’s foreign and military policies after the…

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    Charles Robb and Lynda Johnson Robb on Life in Public Service

    Former Governor Charles Robb (D-VA) and Lynda Johnson Robb, his wife and the daughter of President Lyndon Johnson, talked about life in public service and their memories of the Vietnam War.…

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    Shooting from the Lip: Book Party

    A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling with the guests.…

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    Iran's Nuclear Program

    Panelists talked about the effects of Iran’s nuclear program on global oil prices and the subsequent effect on the U.S. economy. They focused on the Bipartisan Policy Center’s new report, titled…

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    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 1, Part 2

    Senators Nunn and Fowler of Georgia, Warner and Robb of Virginia, and Bond and Danforth of Missouri presented Judge Thomas to the Judiciary Committee. Judge Thomas made an opening statement…

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    A Tribute to Senator John Warner

    Retiring U.S. Senator John Warner was honored for his service to the nation and Virginia. Speakers included Governor Kaine and former Governors Holton, Robb, and Baliles. They discussed Senator…

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    National Bipartisan Forum News Conference

    A number of prominent former and current public servants discussed ways of reintroducing bipartisan statesmanship into American political discourse. Former Senator Sam Nunn read the…

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    Vietnam Revisited, Day 5

    Cameras followed members of the Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs as they visited Vietnam to investigate alleged sightings of American servicemen held as POW’s in Southeast Asia, and to…

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    Iraq Study Group Report

    The Iraq Study Group held a press conference on its bipartisan effort to rethink military and political options in Iraq. Earlier in the day the group issues its report the public and to…

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    Alaskan Oil Spill

    Committee held hearings to review the environmental and maritime implications of the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

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    Budget Debate

    Senators discussed the current status of budget negotiations between the president and Congress and the second government shutdown that has resulted from the absence of an agreement.

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    Homosexuals in the Military

    The committee heard testimony from Department of Defense officials on the administration’s new policy concerning homosexuals in the U.S. military. The previous day, President Clinton announced the introduction of the new…

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    Senate Session

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    CIA Director Confirmation Day 1, Part 1

    The committee heard testimony in the first day of confirmation hearings for Deputy National Security Adviser Robert Gates, nominated to become Director of Central Intelligence. Mr. Gates…

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    Commission on Intelligence Capabilities

    President Bush talked briefly with reporters about the commission’s “Report on Pre-War Intelligence and Weapons of Mass Destruction.” Co-chairs Robb and Silberman remained after the…

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    Homeland Security Department Nominations

    A confirmation hearing was held for the Department of Homeland Security assistant secretary nominations of Stewart A. Baker and Julie L. Myers. The nominees testified on their own behalf.…

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    Intelligence Official Nomination

    Admiral Redd was introduced by Senators Robb and Chambliss. President Bush’s nominee to be director of the National Counterterrorism Center in the Office of the Director of National…

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    Intelligence Issues

    Charles Robb, former co-chair of the Presidential Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction, talked about the Commission’s conclusion that the…

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    Senate Session

    By 52 yeas to 48 nays, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Clarence Thomas of Georgia as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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    Senate Session

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