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    Disciples

    Douglas Waller talked about his book, Disciples: The World War II Missions of the CIA Directors Who Fought for Wild Bill Donovan, about the secret military operations of four future Central…

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    Franklin Roosevelt's Foreign Affairs Advisers

    A panel discussion was held on the role and influence of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s inner circle of advisers on the foreign policy and military decisions in his administration. Topics included lessons…

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    Wild Bill Donovan

    Douglas Waller talked about his biography Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This…

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    Wild Bill Donovan

    Douglas Waller talked about his biography of William “Wild Bill” Donovan, often thought of as the father of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). He responded to telephone calls and…

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    Wild Bill Donovan

    Douglas Waller, former correspondent for Time and Newsweek, recounts the life of William “Wild Bill” Donovan, often thought of as the father of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Mr. Waller…

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    A Question of Loyalty: Gen. Billy Mitchell

    Mr. Waller talked about his book A Question of Loyalty: Gen. Billy Mitchell and the Court-Martial that Gripped the Nation, published by Harper-Collins. He profiled the life of World War I…

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    Big Red: On Board a Trident Nuclear Submarine

    Douglas Waller talked about the USS Nebraska, a modern Trident Nuclear Submarine. Topics included life on board a nuclear submarine, how sailors are screened for the job, their work…

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    Open Phones

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    Washington Journal: Thursday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Washington Thursday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

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    Washington Wednesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

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    CIA Director Resignation

    Mr. Waller talked about the resignation of CIA Director James Woolsey, and the challenges facing the agency and its new director, whoever it may be, in the post Cold War world.

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    C-SPAN Sunday Journal

    Interviews, video clips and vignettes illustrated the political issues and events of the previous week. Mr. Roberts and Representative Morella talked about the events in the news, including…

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    C-SPAN Sunday Journal

    Interviews, video clips and vignettes illustrated the political issues and events of the week, including President Clinton’s trip to Chicago in support of Rep. Rostenkowski’s re-election…

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    News Review

    The guests discussed such issues as the release of a United States pilot by Somali warlord Aidid and the reception of the administration’s Somalia policy in Congress and among the public.…

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    Homosexuals in the Military

    The guests discussed the Clinton campaign promise to remove the ban on gays in the military. They concentrated on the problems of attempting to make this policy through the use of executive…

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    U.N. Intervention in Somalia

    Mr. Waller discussed U.S. policy in Somalia, where U.S. troops have been moving in to participate in the U.N.-backed military intervention in Somalia to ensure distribution of humanitarian…

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    Events in the Soviet Union

    Mr. Waller discussed the coup by communist hard-liners in the Soviet Union that occurred the previous day.

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    The Secret History of the War

    Mr. Waller discussed his cover story in this week’s Newsweek magazine which traces the strategy, tactics, and political and military decision making in the Persian Gulf war.

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    News Review

    The guests discussed current news events.

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