462Oct 12, 2012
Public and Private Universities
Panelists talked about the future of public research universities. Scott Jaschik moderated the presentation “Sustaining Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and the Arts.” Topics ...
325Jun 25, 2012
The Morrill Act of 1862 and Land-Grant Universities
A look at The Morrill Act and its effect on the system of higher education. Panelists include five Presidents from different colleges and universities across the country. They speak on the ...
37Jul 2, 2008
Global Food Shortage, Part 2
A panel discussion titled “Trade, Development, Agriculture, and Humanitarian Responses” was held. Topics included limited supply, increasing energy and food costs, and poverty as ...
17Nov 22, 2005
Former Michigan State University President Peter McPherson spoke about the Lincoln Commission’s report on how to increase the number of U.S. students studying abroad. Congress had created ...
15Nov 6, 2003
Iraqi Financial Reconstruction
Mr. McPherson talked about the financial situation in Iraq and when and how Iraq
would become financially self-sustaining. He testified November 4 before the Senate Banking, Housing ...
17Nov 4, 2003
Financial Reconstruction in Iraq
Witnesses testified about rebuilding the Iraqi economy. Among the issues they addressed were setting up a new banking system, trade issues, and levels of financing needed for reconstruction ...
33Jun 2, 1997
Marshall Plan Legacy
Ambassadors from four of the beneficiary countries spoke about the legacy and impact of the Marshall Plan in their respective countries. Then, Rep. Gilman and Mr. McPherson spoke ...
8Feb 23, 1997
Washington Journal: Sunday
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 ...
64Jun 19, 1996
Book Discussion on Philip Hart: The Conscience of the Senate
Guests gathered to celebrate Michigan State University’s publishing of a new book entitled, Philip Hart: The Conscience of the Senate. Several senators who knew him paid tribute to his ...
343May 5, 1995
Michigan State Commencement Speech
Before making his remarks, President Clinton received an honorary doctorate of laws. He spoke about the parallels between the Theodore Roosevelt era and the current era. President ...
5Dec 21, 1993
U.S. Foreign Aid
The Agency for International Development has rewritten the Foreign Aid Assistance Act of 1961 in an effort to respond to changes in the Clinton administration’s foreign policy ...
20Mar 30, 1992
Economic Trade Issues
This meeting was designed to allow party members to comment on domestic, economic, foreign policy and defense issues for consideration by the platform committee. The San Diego meeting focused ...
28Mar 21, 1990
Third World Debt, Part 1
The committee reviewed the progress made in implementing a new administration strategy for responding to the third world debt problem, presented by Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas Brady in March ...
23Mar 21, 1990
Third World Debt, Part 2
9Jan 11, 1988
U.S.-Canadian Free Trade Pact
Barbara McDougall, the Canadian Minister of State, addressed the Institute for International Economics about the implications of the U.S.-Canadian Free Trade Pact and the Canadian successes of the ...
21Jan 11, 1988
How to Establish Good Relations with the Press
The Campaign Management Institute at American University hosted a panel of two reporters and a press secretary on the issues of establishing a positive relationship with the press. Panelists ...