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Wednesday, June 14, 2000
Writings of Henry Adams Part 1

This program examined the life of Henry Adams and compiled several tours and speeches that have relevance to Adams' life. Ms. Cobble walked through the Adams National Historical Park and told...

Wednesday, June 14, 2000
Book Discussion on Ulysses S. Grant

Mr. Simpson discussed his book, Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph Over Adversity, 1822-1865, published by Houghton Mifflin. The book is an account of how Grant rose from the ashes of his business failures...

Tuesday, November 23, 1999
Public policy and diversity in America

Participants talked about the decline of the public good in American society. They focused on the dominance of private interests and money over civic mindedness. They also discussed possible...

Monday, August 31, 1998
Sweepstakes Fraud and Senior Citizens

The subcommittee heard testimony on the issue of sweepstakes fraud and senior citizens. They addressed the issue of sweepstakes mailings and their impact on the lives of senior citizens. They...

Wednesday, November 15, 1995
Washington Thursday Journal - November 16, 1995

Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and...

Wednesday, January 19, 1994
Federal Radiation Testing

Representative Sharp, chairman of the House Energy and Power Subcommittee, discussed that committee's hearing on the radiation testing conducted by the federal government during the 1940...

Monday, January 17, 1994
Radiation Experiments

Secretary O'Leary released documents which revealed experiments with radiation on human subjects in the 1940s and 1950s. The subcommittee heard testimony from her and others about the...

Sunday, August 12, 1990
Status and Prospects of Young Black Males

The news briefing sponsored by the American Sociological Association focused on issues affecting young black males. The American Sociological Association met to discuss sociological issues...

Thursday, September 01, 1988
Gender Issues & Political Opportunities

American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Panel discussion on gender issues and the roll they may play on the presidential campaign.

Featuring Ralph Baker, Professor, Ball...

Thursday, September 01, 1988
Changes in National Party Coalitions

American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Panel discussion on changes in national party coalitions.

Featuring Earl Black, Professor, University of South Carolina->...

Monday, November 11, 1985
Sanctuary Movement

Mr. Altman discussed the Sanctuary movement trial in Arizona and responded to callers' questions.

Featuring Michael Altman, Professor, Arizona State University, College of Law; Carl...

The Future of Higher Education

As both purveyors of knowledge and trainers of future job seekers, colleges and universities in the US today must be increasingly nimble in their response to the mounting pressures of global...