21,845May 7, 2012
Journalism and Digital Media
Panelists spoke about the impact of digital media on journalism. Among the topics they addressed were the use of increasingly available technology by “citizen journalists,” the use ...
100Jan 19, 2010
Training Women Leaders in Foreign Policy
Participants spoke about higher education and its role in global affairs, as well as its responsibility in educating women for careers in foreign service. Following their remarks they answered ...
993Nov 22, 2008
Lincoln and the Crisis of Slavery
Scholars participated in a panel discussion on the crisis of slavery leading up to and during President Lincoln’s administration and its impact on his presidency. Sean Wilentz spoke on ...
320Sep 24, 2007
Iranian President Speech
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke at Columbia University. Mr. Bollinger introduced President Ahmadinejad as a man who exhibited “all the signs of a petty and cruel ...
313Feb 19, 2004
Affirmative Action Debate
In an Affirmative Action Debate, Lee Bollinger, the former president of Michigan University and the named defendant in the two most recent Supreme Court affirmative action cases, argued ...
17Apr 2, 2003
Affirmative Action and Journalism Education
Mr. Bollinger talked about a number of issues including affirmative action programs and college admissions, educating journalists, and a professor’s anti-war comments at Columbia ...
136Apr 1, 2003
Supreme Court Affirmative Action News Conference
Following oral arguments in two University of Michigan admissions policy cases, several parties involved and others made comments on the plaza in front of the Supreme Court.
20Jan 29, 2003
University of Michigan Affirmative Action
Mr. Bollinger, former president of the University of Michigan, talked about affirmative action programs, the university’s program being challenged in the Supreme Court, and the value of ...
49Jan 17, 2003
Education, Opportunity and Equality
Democratic leaders and others talked about civil rights issues as they related to education. Among the topics they addressed were women and minority participation in athletics, affirmative ...
18Nov 19, 1997
Panelists discussed the future of the CIA. President Ford and Mr. Tenet talked about the role of the CIA and its relationship with the White House, Congress and the public. Following ...
58Jun 3, 1994
The panelists discussed the relationship between public attitudes toward the arts and government funding of the arts, especially controversial forms of art, as many debate the meaning of the first ...
177May 2, 1991
Philosophy and History of First Amendment
The Federal Communications Bar Association, a group of attorneys specializing in communications law, sponsored a forum investigating the role and applications of the First Amendment throughout the ...
103Apr 27, 1990
National Endowment for the Arts Funding
The committee heard from a number of people in the art world and from
representatives of consumer groups. At issue was whether federal
funds should be used to support art work that ...
1,164Sep 22, 1987
Bork Nomination Day 7, Part 3
Witnesses testified against the United States Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork. Several senators criticized Judge Bork’s views on freedom of speech and freedom of literary expression.