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    Origins of the Nunn-Lugar Act

    Government officials talked about the future of international cooperation in the reduction and elimination of weapons of mass destruction. On December 12, 1991, President George H.W. Bush signed the…

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    Implementation of Nunn-Lugar Act

    Government officials and policy makers talked about their roles in implementing the Soviet Nuclear Threat Reduction Act, also called the Nunn-Lugar Act. On December 12, 1991, President…

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    Nunn-Lugar Act 25th Anniversary

    Former Senators Sam Nunn (D-GA) and Richard Lugar (R-IN) participated in a panel discussion on the 25th Anniversary of the Soviet Nuclear Threat Reduction Act of 1991, which was signed by…

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    The Founding of the National Academy of Science

    A look at the development of a national science infrastructure in America. In this discussion held at the Library of Congress, panelists talk about the establishment of the National Academy of…

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    The Morrill Act of 1862 and Land-Grant Universities

    A look at The Morrill Act and its effect on the system of higher education. Panelists include five Presidents from different colleges and universities across the country. They speak on the…

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    Medal of Philanthropy Presentation

    With Tom Brokaw serving as master of ceremonies, Vartan Gregorian presented the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy to the Heinz Family, the Mellon Family, the Tata Family of India, and…

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    Teacher Education and Preparation Programs

    Participants talked about the quality of teacher education and training programs, preparing teachers to better educate students, and various resources available to schools and education…

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    Education in Early Adolescence, Part 1

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    Education in Early Adolescence, Part 2

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    Education in America in the 21st Century

    The first panel is titled “Youth Service: Democratic Values & Emerging Opportunities” and includes Sen. Nunn, who introduced legislation requiring mandatory national service for youths. The…

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