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    Energy Policy Roundtable Discussion

    Former energy and defense officials along with industry professionals spoke at a conference on energy policy and security Speakers included former Shell Oil Company President John…

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    James Schlesinger on Energy Policy and Security

    Former Energy and Defense Secretary James Schlesinger was interviewed by Ted Koppel at the U.S. Energy Security Council conference on energy policy and security. They addressed the impact…

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    History of Nuclear Weapons Policy

    Panelists spoke about the history of nuclear weapons policy and past diplomatic efforts to limit or reduce nuclear stockpiles. The spoke about U.S. nuclear weapons programs from the end of World War II, the arms…

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    A Better War: America's Last Years in Vietnam

    Mr. Sorley talked about his book A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and the Final Tragedy of America’s Last Years in Vietnam, published by Harcourt Brace on June 3, 1999. The book…

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    Nuclear Weapons Policy for the New Century

    Former Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger talked about nuclear weapons policy, the history of U.S. deterrent strategy, and non-proliferation policies. “Advice on Nuclear Weapons Strategy” was the…

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    Nuclear Weapons Management

    James Schlesinger, chairman of the Secretary of Defense’s Task Force on Nuclear Weapons Management, talked about the findings and recommendations of the second task force report on…

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    Nuclear Weapons Management

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates and James Schlesinger, chairman of the Secretary of Defense’s Task Force on Nuclear Weapons Management, talked about the findings and recommendations of a task…

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    Washington: Publication Party

    A party was held to celebrate the posthumous publication of Meg Greenfield’s book Washington, published by PublicAffairs. Meg Greenfield was a Pulitzer Prize winning editorial writer for The Washington…

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    2008 Energy Conference

    The opening session began with a video on the creation of the Department of Energy by President Carter in 1977. Other topics covered by session speakers included the need for more technology;…

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    U.S.-Soviet Relations, 1969-1976

    Secretary Rice delivered the keynote address. Then two former secretaries of State discussed the topic, “U.S.-Soviet Relations in the Era of Détente, 1969-1976.”

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    Terrorism in the U.S.

    The committee was investigating three recent incidents which are thought to be terrorist bombings: a bomb explosion in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia which killed U.S. servicemen, the explosion of…

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    America's Role in the Emerging World

    President Bush addressed the Nixon Library conference on “America’s Role in the Emerging World.” The conference analyzed the options and dilemmas of the U.S. in the post-Cold War era.

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    America's Role in the Emerging World

    Former President Nixon delivered the luncheon address to a national policy conference convened by the Richard Nixon Library. He spoke on the post Cold War challenges facing the United…

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    U.S.-Saudi Arabia Energy Outlook

    Panelists talked about global energy supplies and demand, energy interdependence in international oil markets, prospects for improving U.S. energy independence from global markets, and the…

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    Nixon-Ford-Kissinger Foreign Policy Era

    A panel of persons who were involved at the time reviewed the 1970s foreign policy of Presidents Nixon and Ford, for whom Henry Kissinger served as national security adviser and secretary…

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    U.S.-Saudi Energy Issues

    Secretary Bodman and Energy Minister Al-Naimi spoke about U.S. and Saudi energy policy, oil exploration and supply, the price of oil on the international market, and the role to technology…

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    Energy Development Technology Issues

    Following welcoming remarks, a panel, moderated by Guy Caruso, talked about the role of new technology meeting future energy challenges, as well as current and future trends in the energy…

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    Nixon Center Distinguished Service Award Dinner

    Mikhail Baryshnikov was honored at the 10th Annual Nixon Center Distinguished Service Award Dinner in the main ballroom of The Four Seasons Hotel. The Russian dancer was honored for his…

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    Central Intelligence Agency

    Former directors spoke about their tenures at the CIA and how the agency has changed. Among the topics they addressed were new intelligence gathering methods, terrorist threats, and the…

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    Military Detention Operations

    Members of the Independent Panel to Review the Department of Defense Detention Operations testified before the committee about their findings. They spoke about the causes for the abuse of detainees in…

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