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    Campaign 2016, Globalization, and Congress

    Terry Jeffrey and Eleanor Clift talked about the concept of liberty in the U.S., issues in the 2016 presidential campaign, globalization, the economic and political implications of the United…

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    Campaign 2016

    Eleanor Clift talked about the status of the campaigns for the 2016 presidential nominations. Topics included efforts by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to win support from women and members of the…

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    Book Party for I Should Be Dead

    Bob Beckel delivered remarks and mingled with guests at a book party for his book, I Should Be Dead: My Life Surviving Politics, TV, and Addiction. The party was held at the home of syndicated…

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    State of the Nation and the American Dream

    Terry Jeffrey and Eleanor Clift talked about the state of the nation within the context of recent Supreme Court decisions on health care and same-sex marriage, the mass-shooting in Charleston, South…

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    Roundtable Discussion on Race in America

    Paul Butler, Eleanor Clift, and Armstrong Williams talked about the status of race relations in the United States in the wake of the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in…

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    JFK Status of Women Report

    Hilda Solis, Anita Hill, and Sandra Fluke were interviewed by Eleanor Clift about the 50th anniversary of the JFK Status of Women Report. Each talked about her personal experiences, ongoing…

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    Presidential Commission on the Status of Women

    Panelists talked about the work of President John F. Kennedy’s Commission on the Status of Women, which documented extensive discrimination against women in the workplace and in politics.…

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    Syria and President Obama

    Eleanor Clift and Armstrong Williams talked about Syria and how U.S. reaction to Syria’s use of chemical weapons has impacted President Obama’s reputation, and his legacy. They also spoke about the…

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    Role of Media in Women's Suffrage

    Women journalists and authors talked about the role of the media in the women’s suffrage movement and how they have helped and hurt the cause in the last century. They spoke at a National Press…

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    Post-Election Analysis

    Journalists, pollsters and Republican and Democratic Party representatives analyzed the results and implications of the 2012 elections. Topics included the campaign strategy of President…

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    Book Discussion on 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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    Book Discussion on War Without Bloodshed

    Ms. Clift and Mr. Brazaitis talked about their new book, War Without Bloodshed: The Art of Politics, published by Scribner. They focused on the careers of eight political figures as…

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    Congress First 100 Days Reviewed

    The panelists reviewed the first 100 days of the 104th Congress and the Republican "Contract With America". They also answered questions from the audience.

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    President Obama's First 100 Days

    Eleanor Clift and Dan Balz talked about President Obama’s first 100 days in office with students from around the nation participating in the Close Up Foundation’s week-long government studies program. Topics…

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    Global Environment Leadership Conference

    San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom talked with Eleanor Clift about environmental issues. This was the opening session of Newsweek's Third Annual Global Environment Leadership Conference, which was…

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    Book Discussion on A Long Time Coming

    Evan Thomas and Eleanor Clift spoke about A Long Time Coming: The Inspiring, Combative 2008 Campaign and the Historic Election of Barack Obama (PublicAffairs; January 6, 2009). The book is the Newsweek political…

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    Book Discussion on Two Weeks of Life

    Eleanor Clift, author of Two Weeks of Life: A Memoir of Love, Death and Politics, recounted the two weeks in March 2005 when she was covering the Teri Schiavo story while attending to her…

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    Women as Voters and Activists

    Panelists talked about women as voters and activists. They focused on emerging trends among women voters in the 2008 election and beyond, where their political influence would be greatest,…

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    Press, Government, and Politics

    Eleanor Clift discussed the press, government, and politics with Close Up students from around the nation. Topics included media bias, the role of media in a democracy, and other issues.

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    Distance Learning Class

    Students from the University of Denver, Pace University in New York City, and George Mason University in Washington, D.C., participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. A…

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