152Dec 2, 2013
U.S. Trade Policy
Former U.S. trade representatives took part in a roundtable discussion of U.S. trade policy. They analyzed past U.S. free trade agreements, the status of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment ...
386Dec 7, 2012
Immigrants and the U.S. Economy
Panelists talked about the impact that admission policies for highly skilled immigrants has on the U.S. economy, specifically policies that are making it increasingly difficult for highly skilled ...
116Nov 29, 2011
Transportation Infrastructure and Economic Growth
Four former secretaries of Transportation held a roundtable on transportation, infrastructure repair, and economic growth at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center.
56Nov 29, 2011
Highway Transportation Trust Fund
Jack Basso spoke on the current and future state of the highway transportation trust fund. He said the fund is in critical condition, and that lawmakers must find a bipartisan solution. He ...
861Jan 18, 2011
The Relationship Between Martin Luther King, Jr., and Lyndon B. Johnson
A discussion was held exploring the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s private conversations and public communications, highlighting the relationship he had with President Lyndon B. ...
471Oct 11, 2010
Central Banks and the Global Economy
Current and former central bank officials talked about monetary policy and the state of the global economy. Among the topics they addressed were if the financial crisis of 2008 has ended, ...
893Oct 11, 2010
Role of Central Banks
Charles Goodhart of the London School of Economics and Stanford University Professor John Taylor gave summaries of their respective papers on of the role of central banks. Afterward, former ...
161Jun 23, 2010
Why Presidential Sites Matter
Michael Beschloss gave a keynote address at a conference on presidential sites and libraries. He talked about the importance of presidential sites and what can be learned from them. He ...
430Jun 22, 2010
Presidents and Their Predecessors
Jon Meacham delivered a keynote address on how presidents look to their predecessors for their own political inspirations. He also responded to questions from members of the ...
888Jun 21, 2010
Joseph Ellis Remarks on the Founding Fathers
Historian Joseph Ellis talked about the Founding Fathers in the Rotunda of the University of Virginia. This was the evening keynote address on the opening day of a four-day presidential ...
466Dec 10, 2009
News Coverage of Economic Issues
Financial journalists spoke about the state of the world economy, news coverage of financial stories during the recent recession, and ways in which debt and deficits affect governing. They also ...
133Jul 12, 2008
National Governors Association Opening Session
Ceremonies were held in recognition of the Centennial Meeting of the National Governors Association (NGA). Retrospective videos were also shown. Then current and former governors participated ...
169Apr 25, 2008
A Tribute to Senator John Warner
Retiring U.S. Senator John Warner was honored for his service to the nation and Virginia. Speakers included Governor Kaine and former Governors Holton, Robb, and Baliles. They discussed ...
140Oct 12, 2000
Book Discussion on Eye of the Storm: A Civil War Odyssey
Mr. Bryan and Mr. Lankford talked about the book they co-edited, Robert Knox Sneden’s Eye of the Storm: A Civil War Odyssey, published by Free Press. Union private and ...
13Aug 19, 1993
National Airline Commission Report
Mr. Baliles and Mr. Robson spoke on the report on the U.S. airline industry released earlier in the day by the National Airline Commission. The report set forth several ...
20Aug 19, 1993
National Airline Commission Report
Governor Baliles, head of the National Commission to Ensure a Strong, Competitive Airline Industry, spoke to a luncheon audience at the National Press Club to announce the release of the ...
23Jul 19, 1993
National Airline Commission Report Part 2
Members of the National Commission to Ensure a Strong, Competetive Airline Industry discussed their mission to determine necessary and practical reforms to restore the economic vitality of the ...
23Jul 19, 1993
National Airline Commission Report Part 1
The participants discussed the state of the U.S. airline industry. Members of the commission discussed their mission to restore economic stability to the airline industry. They discussed ...
63Jun 3, 1993
International Airline Competition
The commission heard testimony from a panel of heads of domestic and international airlines on competition between airlines for market shares in international travel. Issues raised in the ...
77Jun 1, 1993
U.S. Airline Industry Deregulation
The commission heard testimony from academicians and airline industry
representatives on the effect of deregulation on the U.S. airline
industry during the 1980s. The commission is holding ...
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