66Oct 14, 2004
Gay Marriage Ballot Measures
Participants talked about same-sex marriages, efforts by some to pass a Federal Marriage Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the role of the issue in the 2004 presidential campaign, state autonomy ...
10Aug 2, 2004
Food and Drug Safety
Mr. Crawford talked about consumer safety, regulatory practices at the FDA, the approval process for new drugs, and public health issues. Following his remarks he answered questions from ...
36Nov 4, 2002
Freedom of Information Act
Participants talked about the Freedom of Information Act and its use following September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Among the issues they addressed were efforts by various government agencies ...
56Aug 9, 2002
Book Discussion on The Power Game
Mr. Smith discussed his book, The Power Game: How Washington Works, published by Ballantine Books. The book discusses the various powers affecting the decision-making process in the ...