183Jun 28, 2013
Virginia during the War of 1812
Stuart Butler talked about Virginia during the War of 1812, and how the state’s militia organized and defended Virginia against British attack. He highlighted various assaults along the ...
255Nov 4, 2011
Opportunity Nation Summit
Various panelists discussed economic opportunity in the United States at the 2011 Opportunity Nation Summit. Opportunity Nation is a group of businesses, schools, and nonprofits that promotes ...
3,150Oct 7, 2011
Value Voters Summit, Morning Session
Conservative leaders and Republican presidential candidates spoke at the Values Voter Summit. During this portion of the summit, House Speaker John Boehner pledged to uphold the Defense of ...
279May 25, 2011
Solutions for America's Future
Officials from six Washington, D.C. think tanks talk about their plans for reducing the budget deficit and national debt. Peter Peterson made closing remarks.
671May 5, 2009
Health Care Overhaul
This was the second in a series of roundtable hearings intended to bring health care policy and industry experts together to inform the development of comprehensive health care reform ...
210Jun 17, 2008
Future of Entitlement Programs
At the Concord Coalition’s Fiscal Wake-Up Tour dinner, delegates presented the principles and proposed fiscal reforms they had developed during the Youth Entitlement Summit (YES). Isabel ...
28Apr 9, 2007
Universal Health Insurance Roundtable
Health and public policy experts held a roundtable forum on proposals for universal health care and possible ways to improve access to adequate health care for all Americans. They spoke about ...
123Jun 13, 2005
The American Political Experiment and Its Prospects
The Heritage Foundation held a panel discussion on “The American Experiment: What the 2005 Index of Dependency Tells Us About Its Prospects.” Members of the panel discussed the balance ...
43Mar 1, 2005
U.S. Health Care
In an open session Secretary Leavitt, a former governor of Utah, talked about the federal-state partnership and the problems with Medicaid costs. Mr. Aaron and Mr. Butler also talked ...
55May 26, 2004
Rising Health Care Costs
The fifth of the Harvard Forums on Health focused on how to deal with the rising cost of health care. Mr. Thorpe gave the keynote address. Among the questions addressed was whether ...
71May 18, 2004
U.S. Fiscal Policy
Nine public policy institutes cosponsored a conference on U.S. fiscal policy. Following several speeches, two panels discussed the issue and responded to questions from the ...
9Nov 20, 2000
Possibilities for Policy Consensus in the New Congress
16Dec 3, 1999
The Value of Congressional Oversight
Former Representatives Hamilton and Clinger talked about the importance of congressional oversight of federal agencies. They focused on the role of Congress in the oversight process and their ...
14Dec 2, 1998
Saving and Strengthening Social Security
Participants urged that legislation be passed which would reform the Social Security system. They specifically called for measures which would allow individual control over accounts and ...
63Nov 6, 1997
Economy and Democratic Values
Panelists debated whether the U.S. economy is structured in a democratic way. Mr. Frum and Mr. Butler argued in the affirmative and Mr. West and Ms. Ehrenreich argued in the ...
5Aug 5, 1997
Budget Agreement Evaluation
Mr. Fund moderated this discussion of the budget agreement between congressional Republicans and President Clinton. They examined what both sides received in the agreement and its ...
9May 30, 1997
Mr. Robertson talked to the conference and talked about the state of politics in the United States and the moral shortcomings of some of America’s political leaders and the future of the ...
23Feb 19, 1997
In the first of a series of briefings for congressional staff, participants discussed various proposals to provide health insurance for the estimated 10 million children who have none. They ...
4Feb 24, 1996
Senior Citizens and Elections
Representatives of older Americans and public policy groups debated various campaign issues and how they are perceived by senior citizens.
6Jul 27, 1995
In a point-counterpoint segment that did not air with Washington Friday Journal, the guests debated the future of Medicare and the proposals for reforming the program.
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