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    Future of Television News

    ABC News President Ben Sherwood and Hearst Television Chair David Barrett talked about the future of television news. They addressed new technology, whistleblowers, investigative…

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    Networked Politics

    Daniel Kreiss spoke about his book, Taking Our Country Back: The Crafting of Networked Politics from Howard Dean to Barack Obama. It discusses networked politics from Howard Dean to Barack…

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    National Security and the 2012 Elections

    David Schanzer, a former attorney in the Justice and Defense Departments, talked about the issue of national security in n the 2012 election and past presidential election.

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    Thomas Wolfe and the American Novel

    The Thomas Clayton Wolfe prize was awarded to Tom Wolfe for his acclaimed fiction and journalism. Mr. Wolfe discussed the work of his namesake and his own views on the current state of the…

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    University of North Carolina Commencement

    Former Senator Bradley spoke to graduates about the rapid changes occurring in American society, the world economy, technology and politics. He touched briefly on the recent shooting in Littleton,…

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    University of North Carolina Commencement

    Ms. Edelman delivered the commencement address at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She talked about the importance of working for social change and urged the graduates to do…

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    University of North Carolina Libraries

    Dr. Hewitt described the library services at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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    Television and the Political Process

    Mr. Schieffer delivered the Nelson Benton lecture, beginning with reminiscences about his career in news reporting. Then he talked about the loss of innocence of the U.S., which he ascribes…

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    History by Hollywood

    Professor Toplin, who is the film review editor for the Journal of American History spoke about his new book, History by Hollywood: The Use and Abuse of the American Past. He examined how movies…

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    Is the Washington Press Corps Out of Touch?

    In a Nelson Benton series lecture entitled, "Is the Washington Press Corps Out of Touch: Are We Selling Sizzle Instead of Substance?", Mr. Plante spoke about the role of the Washington…

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    University of North Carolina Bicentennial

    President Clinton spoke at the celebration honoring the 200th anniversary of the University of North Carolina. He spoke about the great accomplishments of Chapel Hill’s graduates including…

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    Republican Candidates Debate

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    Democratic Candidates Forum

    Candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination debated education issues.

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