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    FDR v. The Constitution

    Burt Solomon, author of FDR v. The Constitution: The Court-Packing Fight and the Triumph of Democracy (Walker and Company; January 6, 2009), talked about President Franklin Roosevelt’s plan to pack the…

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    The Washington Century

    Mr. Solomon talked about his book The Washington Century: Three Families and the Shaping of the Nation’s Capital, published by William Morrow. The book chronicles the history and rise to power of three…

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    The Washington Century

    Mr. Solomon was interviewed about his book The Washington Century: Three Families and the Shaping of the Nation’s Capital, published by William Morrow.

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    Gerald R. Ford Journalism Awards

    Former President Gerald Ford presented the Ford Foundation’s 1992 awards for excellence in journalism during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The awardees, including…

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    White House Staff Reductions

    The guests discussed White House personnel and cabinet appointments. Topics included the sources of the president’s nominations, who makes the decisions on nominations, the diversity of the president’s cabinet, the…

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    Third Party Candidates

    The panel discussed the potential of a third party candidate in the presidential primary, the possibility of Ross Perot entering the presidential race, the public assesment of the current…

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    Grading President Bush

    Mr. Solomon discussed President Bush’s record on foreign policy and domestic issues, including his leadership during the Persian Gulf war and his inability to get meaningful legislation on…

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    After One Year with George Bush

    Mr. Solomon discussed “Vulnerable to Events,” his article analyzing the first year of the Bush administration.

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    Baker's Influence in the Bush Admin.

    The discussion is based on his article "The President’s Peer", which appeared in National Journal. James Baker has been nominated as Secretary of State. He has served previously as Chief of…

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