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    Role of Vice President

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney, former Attorney General Edwin Meese, and law professor Douglas Kmiec talked about the vice presidency, choosing a running mate, and the balance of power. They also provided their…

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    Life and Career of Margaret Thatcher

    Panelists discussed the legacy of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, her character, her successes, and the challenges she faced during her time in office from 1979 to 1990. “Baroness…

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    Representative McCaul on Islamic Extremism

    House Homeland Security Committee Chair Mike McCaul (R-TX) talked about the threat of Islamist extremism and the need to fight it overseas. He described what he called the “new age of terror,”…

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    FBI Reforms Since the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001

    Security policy experts testified on FBI reform efforts since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In the first panel, FBI Director James Comey cited cyber crime and homegrown…

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    Tax Increases and Debt and Deficit Reduction

    Conservative groups and the Tea Party Patriots held a news conference. They called the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction’s failure to produce a package a victory.

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    Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Part 1

    Members of the Reagan administration and others participated at an event to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and pay tribute to Ronald Reagan. They spoke about the role President Reagan…

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    Detention and Trials in the Obama Administration

    In the first of several panels of a day-long event titled, "Counterterroism and the Obama Administration, participants spoke about the detention and trials of terrorist suspects. Among the…

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    Federalist Society Anniversary

    Marking the 25th anniversary of the Federalist Society, three U.S. Supreme Court Justices and other dignitaries congratulated the Society, described its history, and praised its founders. The…

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    President Reagan: Great Dreams, Great Risks

    A videotape was shown of the inauguration of President Reagan. Martin Anderson, adviser to President Reagan Presidential Campaigns, talked about the accomplishments of the president during…

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    Economic Recovery Tax Act 25th Anniversary

    Ed Meese, President Reagan’s attorney general and longtime aide, talked about President Reagan’s impact on the country’s politics and the economic foundation of the Reagan Revolution. After his presentation…

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    Biographies of Ronald Reagan

    Biographers and former administration officials talked about the Reagan presidency and the tendencies of his administration that they thought characterized the entire administration.…

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    Book Discussion on The Essential Ronald Reagan

    Mr. Edwards talked about his book The Essential Ronald Reagan: Courage, Justice, And Wisdom, published by Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc. He talked about the life and career of former…

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    September 11 Commission Report

    Witnesses testified about the final report from the Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States. Among the topics they addressed were proposals to create a new head of…

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    Conservative Student Issues

    Former Attorney General Meese addressed the Young America’s Foundation conference. Topics included judicial activism and Ronald Reagan’s political philosophy of limited government. After…

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    Open Phones: Death of President Reagan

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the death of former President Reagan. Video clips and programs featuring the ex-president were shown. Several former officials participated…

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    The Office of Attorney General

    Several former attorneys general participated in an unstructured discussion on their experiences as attorney general in a forum before an audience at the Hastings College of Law. Among the…

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    Attorneys General Forum

    Three former attorneys general talked about the judicial nominations process and the response of the legal profession to the war on terrorism. After their presentations they answered…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Mr. Meese spoke about efforts to combat terrorism and potential military action against Iraq. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience.

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    Education and Patriotism

    Participants talked about teaching patriotism and improving knowledge of civics. Among the issues they addressed were teacher attitudes toward patriotism, the tradition of civics education,…

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    James Madison Center Awards

    House Majority Whip DeLay and Senator McConnell received the Defender of Freedom Award from the James Madison Center for Free Speech. The honorees spoke about the Republican agenda,…

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