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    Modernizing the Military Budget

    Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, maintaining national security, and modernizing the military budget. Among the topics they addressed…

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    Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing, Part 1

    Former Senator Chuck Hagel testified on his nomination to be secretary of Defense. Among the topics he addressed were military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, his opinions and votes on…

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    Debt and National Security

    Former members of Congress and Admiral Mike Mullen talked about national debt and national security. Admiral Mullen called on Congress to avert the so-called fiscal cliff and lay a…

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    U.S. Debt and National Security, Defense Department Perspective

    Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Admiral Mike Mullen and other former national security officials talked about the impact of U.S. debt on national security. Among the topics they…

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    U.S. Debt and Fiscal Outlook

    A bipartisan group of former government officials and members of Congress talked about federal debt and the nation’s long-term fiscal challenges. All of the panelists agreed that political…

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    Debt and Deficit Reduction

    Members of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a news conference about their Campaign to Fix the Debt initiative. After the news conference ended, former Senator Judd Gregg…

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    Global Nuclear Materials Security

    Officials talked the findings of the Nuclear Material Securities Index, a joint report by the Nuclear Threat Initiative and the Economist Intelligence Unit. The rankings are based on…

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    Nunn-Lugar Arms Control Act Anniversary

    On the anniversary of their co-authored arms control legislation, Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) and former Senator Sam Nunn (D-GA) talked about efforts to secure and dismantle weapons of…

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    Truman Presidency 50th Anniversary

    President Clinton, former presidents, and others paid tribute to President Truman’s leadership during the end of World War Two and the beginning of the Cold War. He became president on…

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    Sam Nunn on Nuclear Weapons

    Former Senator Sam Nunn (D-GA) talked about eliminating nuclear weapons. He also talked about his friendships with former Senator Pete Domenici and Kay Bailey Hutchison. He responded to…

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    Fourth Estate Award Dinner

    Bob Schieffer was presented the National Press Club’s annual Fourth Estate Award for a lifetime of contributions and distinguished service to American journalism. Participants praised his body of…

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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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    Forum on Community Service

    A panel of guests talked about community service at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library on the campus of Texas A & M University. This marked the twentieth anniversary of the Points of Light…

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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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    Olympic Torch Arrival Ceremony

    Members of Congress from Georgia celebrated the arrival of the Olympic torch at the U.S. Capitol. They talked about the spirit of peace and cooperation which the Olympics represents.

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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 2

    The committee continued to question Deputy National Security Adviser Robert Gates during his confirmation hearing for the position of Director of Central Intelligence. Mr. Gates, former…

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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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    Senate Session

    S.J.Res. 2, S.Res. 11, and S.Res. 12 were introduced. S.Res. 11, to commend the Secretary General of the United Nations was passed, as well as S.Res. 12, calling upon President Gorbachev to…

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