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    Rural Economies and Innovation

    Small business owners outlined their recommendations for how rural economies can innovate and grow. Ideas included tax incentives, community block grants, federal funding guarantees and job…

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    FCC Chair Tom Wheeler on Internet Policy

    In his final speech as Federal Communications Commission chair, Tom Wheeler reflected on his three-year tenure and discussed the future of the open internet rule. Mr. Wheeler warned new…

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    Lisa Monaco on Cybersecurity

    Lisa Monaco talked about cyber threats and their impact on the nation’s economic security. She also cybersecurity issues the incoming Trump administration would need to address, including…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Legacy of Slavery

    The presidents of Georgetown and Harvard universities discussed the role slavery played in the history of their institutions and communities. They were interviewed by Ta-Nehisi Coates at…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Ezra Edelman and David Chang

    Filmmaker Ezra Edelman talked about the making of his ESPN documentary, O.J.: Made in America. He was interviewed by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A video clip was shown. Then chef David Chang…

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    New Media and Technology

    Media industry leaders talked about emerging new media trends and technology. Panelists included representatives from the Washington Post, Slate, RYOT News, Google and VICE Media focused on…

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    Electoral Integrity in 2016

    Federal and local officials and advocates discussed possible vulnerabilities in U.S. voting systems amid concerns about foreign hacking and so-called “rigged” election results.

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    Campaign 2016

    Charlie Cook and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report talked about what to expect from the 2016 elections. They discussed the tone and course of the 2016 campaign cycle, as well as the…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Cancer Research

    The state of cancer research was discussed by two chief executive officers of research centers who talked about current initiatives in the field including the use of immunotherapy. They…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Opioid Epidemic

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli discussed their efforts to combat the opioid epidemic. They were interviewed by Jonathan Allen…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Pakistan and the European Union

    Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf talked about his native country’s relations with the U.S. He also expressed his surprise of the presence of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan before…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Robert Rubin

    Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin talked about the future of political discourse in Washington, D.C., the congressional role of working with the next president, and the need for…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Political Strategists

    Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen and Republican strategist Alex Castellanos discussed the presidential race and the performances of candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in their…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Education and Health Care

    Randi Weingarten and Maura Banta talked about how the IBM Watson computer could help elementary school teachers prepare lessons for their students. This segment was co-sponsored by the…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Speaker Paul Ryan

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked about the Republican Party’s “A Better Way Agenda” proposals on several issues including immigration, health care, tax policy, and poverty. He was…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Secretary John Kerry

    Secretary of State John Kerry called Russia’s bombing of the Syrian city of Aleppo “inexcusable” in the ongoing conflict between the government and rebel forces and expressed doubts that the talks…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, CIA Director John Brennan

    U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan was interviewed about issues including combating ISIL*, the Syrian conflict, and cyber-security efforts. He responded to the Senate vote overriding the president’s…

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    Death Penalty

    Marc Levin and Stephen Bright spoke with Neal Katyal about the use of capital punishment and whether death penalty sentences would ever end in the U.S. They also discussed the potential for…

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    Pension Protection Act and Retirement Savings

    Researchers reflected on the tenth anniversary of the Pension Protection Act and made suggestions for how to continue and improve upon the goals and policies laid out in the 2006 legislation.…

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    Retirement Savings

    Representatives Jared Polis (D-CO) and Joseph Crowley (D-NY) talked about legislation they were working on to address what they considered to be shortfalls in the retirement savings policy…

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