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    Form, Design, and the City

    This film is a Reynolds Metals Company and American Institute of Architects documentary about plans to redevelop central Philadelphia with inspiration from Italian architecture. The…

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    Book Discussion on Ghetto

    Professor Mitchell Duneier talked about his book, Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea, about the origin and history of the “ghetto.”

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    Book Discussion on The Poverty Industry

    Professor Daniel Hatcher talked about his book The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens, in which he argues that states and local governments are…

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    National Governors Association Summer Meeting, Next Generation Communities

    Governor Brian Sandoval (R-NV) led a panel discussion on changing demographics in U.S. communities.  “The Next Generation State: A 360-Degree View of Changing Communities” was…

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    Poverty and Safety Net Programs

    Lawmakers and anti-poverty advocates talked about ways to combat poverty without the intervention of the government. Many of the panelists decried federal welfare programs, saying…

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    Financial Exploitation of Elderly Americans

    Federal and state officials testified at a hearing on financial exploitation of elderly Americans from financial exploitation. They focused on actions being taken to address the…

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    Presidents and Poverty

    Panelists talked about what presidents can do to combat poverty. Participants included a George W. Bush administration domestic policy adviser, the director of the LBJ Library, and…

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    Social Security 2016 Annual Report

    Stephen Goss testified before a House subcommittee on the fiscal state of Social Security and the findings in the most recent Social Security trustees report. He told committee members…

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    Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees Report

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and other officials briefed reporters and answered questions on the annual “Trustees Report,” which details the future financial health of Social…

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    Public Safety Broadband Network

    State and federal officials testified at a hearing on the progress made on the deployment of the First Responder Network Authority, or FirstNet, a public safety broadband network created…

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    Life and Career of Secretary Julian Castro

    Secretary Julian Castro talked about his life and career, including his experiences growing up with a twin, his entry into politics, his experiences with the Clinton family, and his time…

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    House Republican Poverty Plan

    Robert Rector and Rebecca Vallas talked about House Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) poverty reduction proposal, which was unveiled earlier in the week.

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    Chicago Forum on Global Cities

    Panelists discussed world urbanization and how cities were dealing with politics, the economy, violence, innovation, and climate change. Gillian Tett moderated. Chicago Mayor Rahm…

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    President Obama Meeting with White House Mentorship Program Participants

    President Obama spoke to reporters before a luncheon meeting with participants in the White House Mentorship and Leadership Program. President Obama talked about the importance of the…

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    Republican Agenda for Combating Poverty

    Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and other House Republicans unveiled the party’s “A Better Way to Fight Poverty” proposal at House of Help City Of Hope, a residential treatment…

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    Book Discussion on 67 Shots

    Howard Means talked about his book 67 Shots: Kent State and the End of American Innocence, in which he recalls the National Guard’s shooting of students at Kent State University on…

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    Book Discussion on Sun, Sin and Suburbia

    Geoff Schumacher talked about his book Sun, Sin and Suburbia: An Essential History of Modern Las Vegas, in which he describes the challenges Las Vegas faces and their similarities to those…

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    Hurricane Preparedness

    President Obama spoke to reporters following a briefing at the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Response Coordination Center on preparedness for the hurricane season…

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    After Words with Tamara Draut

    Tamara Draut talked about her book Sleeping Giant: How the New Working Class Will Transform America, in which she examines America’s working class and income inequality. She was…

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    Senior Health Care and Housing

    Former Housing and Urban Development Secretaries Mel Martinez and Henry Cisneros and former Representatives Allyson Schwartz and Vin Weber talked about improving health care and housing…

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