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  • Discussion on Economic Policy in the George W Bush Presidency
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    Economic Policy in the George W. Bush Presidency

    Panelists talked about economic policy during the George W. Bush administration. Speakers included officials who served in the Council of Economic Advisers, the National Economic Council, and the…

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  • Political Cartoonists and the George W Bush Presidency
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    Political Cartoonists and the George W. Bush Presidency

    Editorial cartoonists from newspapers around the nation and other media outlets talked about their work and experiences covering the George W. Bush administration. They talked about their…

    433 views
  • Discussion on the Legacy of President George W Bush
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    Presidential Legacy of George W. Bush

    Authors and academics talked about the legacy of the George W. Bush administration. They focused on the former president’s ideology and the role of his vice president, Dick Cheney, in…

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  • Discussion on Communications in the George W Bush Administration
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    Communications in the George W. Bush Administration

    Panelists talked about White House communications during the George W. Bush administration. Topics included the effects of changes in the media landscape on the administration’s ability to…

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  • Discussion on President George W Bush and the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars
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    George W. Bush Presidency and Afghanistan and Iraq Wars

    Former George W. Bush administration officials and journalists gave their perspectives on the incentives for waging war in Iraq and Afghanistan following the terrorist attacks of September…

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  • Discussion on the Bush Doctrine and Combating Terrorism
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    George W. Bush Presidency and Counterterrorism

    Former officials who served under President George W. Bush talked about the administration’s approach to combating terrorism and the “Bush Doctrine” of unilaterally pursuing U.S. military…

    454 views
  • George W Bush Presidency and Homeland Security
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    George W. Bush Presidency and Homeland Security

    Authors, academics, and a former National Security Council staff member talked about the effects of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on the…

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  • Leadership of First Lady Laura Bush
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    Leadership of First Lady Laura Bush

    Researchers and former George W. Bush administration officials talked about the leadership of former First Lady Laura Bush. They discussed what she brought to the position and how she balanced the domestic role with one…

    173 views
  • emBrown v Board of Educationem Morning Session
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    Brown v. Board of Education, Morning Session

    The 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education declared segregation in public unconstitutional. The decision overturned the 1896 decision in Plessy v. Ferguson which established separate but…

    447 views
  • Iran Hostage Crisis
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    Iran Hostage Crisis

    In the conference on the Carter presidency, held at Hofstra University, Mr. Gunter, Ms. Reilly, and Mr. Smist presented papers focusing on different aspects of the Iran hostage crisis, including Iranian student deportations…

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  • emThe American Way of Warem
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    The American Way of War

    Tom Engelhardt, longtime editor and creator of TomDispatch.com, looks at the U.S.'s decades long push for global dominance and the military-industrial establishment that supports it. In this context, he explains…

    233 views
  • USSoviet Negotiations of Salt II Treaty
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    U.S.-Soviet Negotiations of Salt II Treaty

    Professor Caldwell analyzed the domestic politics of the Salt II Treaty ratification negotiations. He said the Carter administration sought to “rewire” the U.S.-Soviet relations by emphasizing arms control and human…

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  • emMobyDickem 150th Anniversary
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    Moby-Dick 150th Anniversary

    To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Herman Melville’s novel Moby-Dick, the conference keynote address was delivered by E.L. Doctorow, an English professor at New York…

    554 views
  • The Nixon Pardon
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    The Nixon Pardon

    Professor Rozell delivered his paper titled, "In Defense of President Ford’s Pardon of Richard M. Nixon," and Professor Pederson delivered his paper, “Ford’s Pardon of Nixon: Machiavellian or…

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  • Gorbachev Perspective on the Bush Presidency
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    Gorbachev Perspective on the Bush Presidency

    Mr. Gorbachev spoke about the Bush presidency and his relationship with President Bush which had gone back to before Mr. Bush assumed the presidency. Mr. Gorbachev said that his meeting…

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  • Desert Shield and the Gulf War
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    Desert Shield and the Gulf War

    Scholars, members of the Bush administration and others discussed the U.S. operations in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Mr. Heimbach, Laurence Radway summarized their papers on Bush’s…

    325 views
  • Keeping the Faith The Carter Administration
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    Keeping the Faith: The Carter Administration

    Mr. Carter spoke at a high school colloquium held as part of a Hofstra University conference on the Carter presidency.

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  • Former President Ford Dinner Speech
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    Former President Ford Dinner Speech

    As part of the Gerald Ford Presidency conference, former President Ford and other dignitaries delivered remarks at the banquet. Topics included the transition from the Nixon to the Ford…

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  • Steinbeck and the Great Depression
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    Steinbeck and the Great Depression

    Professor Dickstein talked about John Steinbeck’s view of labor issues, the Great Depression, and how his characters represented various characteristics of oppressed workers. Following his…

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  • American Society After September 11
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    American Society After September 11

    As part of a symposium on “The Future of September 11” marking the fifth anniversary of the attacks, Gideon Yago moderated a student town hall. The panelists discussed their views on how…

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