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Scott McClellan, Former White House Press Secretary (2003-2006); Communication Strategist; Author, What Happened: Inside the Bush White House Washington's Culture of Deception

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Scott McClellan,
Former White House Press Secretary (2003-2006); Communication Strategist; Author, What Happened: Inside the Bush White House Washington's Culture of Deception Read more »

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George Lakoff, Co-founder/Sr. Fellow, Rockridge Institute; Author, The Political Mind

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George Lakoff, Co-founder/Sr. Fellow, Rockridge Institute; Author, The Political Mind

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Harry Reid, U.S. Senator (D-NV); Senate Majority Leader; Author, The Good Fight (5/29/2008)

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HARRY REID, U.S. Senator (D-NV); Senate Majority Leader; Author, The Good Fight




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Richard Fisher, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

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Richard Fisher, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Inflation and Debt: The Interaction of Fiscal and Monetary Policy

President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Richard Fisher, will give his assessment of the current economic climate at home and abroad. He will explain how central banking systems around the world have been working in overdrive in recent months to head off a global credit crisis and business slowdown. He will also expand on his years in government and discuss his concerns about the U.S. economy. Read more »

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Janet Napolitano-Governor (D), Arizona (4/24/2008)

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JANET NAPOLITANO,

Governor (D), Arizona

Immigration: Where Do We Go from Here?

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Willie Brown, Former Mayor of San Francisco, author of Basic Brown: My Life and Our Times (5/7/2008)

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WILLIE BROWN,
Former Mayor of San Francisco, author of Basic Brown: My Life and Our Times




Brown left an indelible mark in an assortment of political issues, ranging from civil rights to international trade. While mayor, he overhauled Muni and redeveloped the Embarcadero, among other accomplishments. And he was sought for advice from such prominent figures as Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton. Read more »

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Joseph Nye-Professor: The Powers to Lead (3/28/2008)

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Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Professor, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Author, The Powers to Lead Read more »

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Michael Mukasey-U.S. Attorney General

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Michael Mukasey

U.S. Attorney General

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Shelley Lapkoff, Ph.D., Demographer

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The Surprising History of the Pledge of Allegiance


Shelley Lapkoff, Ph.D., Demographer


We memorize it at an early age and repeat it at public gatherings, but few know the real story behind the Pledge of Allegiance. In this national election year, when words and phrases like “patriotism” and “under God” invoke heated discussion, Lapkoff provides an intriguing and insightful glimpse of our broader social, economic and political history through the lens of this enshrined collective oath.
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Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State; Chair and Principal, Albright Capital Management; Author, Memo to the President Elect (1/24/2008)

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Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State; Chair and Principal, Albright Capital Management; Author, Memo to the President Elect




Memo to the President Elect

Madeleine Albright, the first woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of State, will discuss the necessary steps our next president should take in order to rebuild our standing in the world and ensure a strong and secure future for our nation. Read more »

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