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    Immigration Reform

    Governor Janet Napolitano talked about the problems of undocumented immigration and the importance of Congress enacting meaningful reform. Immigration legislation is being debated in the…

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    Historical Perspectives on Immigration

    Panelists spoke on the topic “What Makes an American? Historical Perspectives on Immigration.” They addressed issues such as repeating patterns of immigration to the U.S., perceptions of…

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    Immigration Policy Debate

    Mark Krikorian and Tamar Jacoby debated the question “Resolved: President Bush has, as the White House puts it, found a 'rational middle ground between a program of mass deportation and a program…

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    Civil Society

    Moderated by Mr. Kinsley, authors talked about achieving a civil society in the contemporary political culture. They discuss the roles of government, interest groups, individuals, and the media…

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    Immigration Policy

    Tamar Jacoby will discuss the domestic news of the day including proposed changes to U.S. immigration and border security policies by President Bush and Congress. She responded to telephone…

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    Immigration Reform

    The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research held a forum on the conservative case for immigration reform. Among the issues addressed were public attitudes toward immigration policy,…

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    Immigration Reform

    Participants talked about border security and U.S. immigration policy. Among the topics they addressed were border patrol issues, issuing guest visas and identification cards to workers,…

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    Reinventing the Melting Pot

    Panelists discussed Reinventing the Melting Pot: The New Immigrants and What It Means to Be American, published by Basic Books. The book, edited by Ms. Jacoby, is a collection of twenty-two…

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    Immigration Reform

    Ms. Jacoby talked about what may lie ahead in the 109th Congress in regard to immigration. She summarized the pros and cons of immigration, saying that the two sides do not speak to each…

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    Identity Politics

    On a panel titled “From Negro to African American: Is There a Limit to Identity Politics?” three authors discussed when or should being Black cease to be relevant to African-American people. Issues included…

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    Beyond the Color Line

    Contributors to Beyond the Color Line: New Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America, published by the Hoover Institution Press, participated in a panel with Stephan Thernstrom, the book’s co-editor. Additional books written by…

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    News Review

    Ms. Jacoby talked about the news of the day and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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    Coloring the News

    Mr. McGowan talked about his book, Coloring the News: How Crusading for Diversity Has Corrupted American Journalism, published by Encounter Books. He said that multicultural journalism has been…

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    National Politics and Race Relations

    Ms. Jacoby spoke about inter-racial relations and the effect they have on national politics. She discussed the upcoming elections and the influences minorities might have on it. Ms. Jacoby…

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    Racial Issues

    Ms. Jacoby talked about her book Someone Else’s House, which focused on race relations in New York City, Atlanta and Detroit. She also responded to viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

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    Race, Color, Class and Culture

    Participants discussed American attitudes about race, ethnicity and minority status, saying that these issues were often seen as dividing factors in American culture rather than one of the…

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    Someone Else's House: Speech

    Ms. Jacoby talked about her book Someone Else’s House, published by Simon and Schuster. The book examined the history of race relations between blacks and whites in the post-civil rights…

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    Civil Rights Legacy

    As part of the Festival of Books, a panel of authors discussed the past, present and future of civil rights in the U.S. The festival was sponsored by the Los Angeles Times and is an annual event.…

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