436Sep 24, 2013
Surveillance and Foreign Intelligence Gathering
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about U.S. surveillance and intelligence gathering. In his remarks he said said that the FISA Court was no longer enough to ensure Americans' privacy and ...
1,756Oct 26, 2012
George McGovern Funeral Service
A funeral service for former Senator George McGovern (D-SD) was held in the Mary W. Sommervold Hall at the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He died on ...
282Jun 30, 2010
Homeland Security and Counterterrorism
Panelists spoke about homeland security and the state of preparedness for a catastrophic terrorist attack such as the September 11 attacks on the U.S. Among the topics they addressed were the nature ...
167Aug 28, 2008
Foreign Policy in an Obama Administration
A panel discussion was held with Senator Obama’s senior foreign policy advisors during the Democratic Nation Convention. Topics included Senator Obama’s objectives for his first ...
117Jan 7, 2008
National Bipartisan Forum News Conference
A number of prominent former and current public servants discussed ways of reintroducing bipartisan statesmanship into American political discourse. Former Senator Sam Nunn read the statement ...
457Jul 14, 2007
Legacy of George McGovern
Participants talked about the legacy of George McGovern, especially relating to his fight against world hunger and malnutrition. The celebration included toasts, remembrances, and a video ...
33Sep 19, 2006
Book Discussion on Courage of Our Convictions
Gary Hart talked about his book, The Courage of Our Convictions: A Manifesto for Democrats, published by Times Books. The former Colorado senator urged the Democratic Party to ...
186Jun 16, 2006
Separation of Powers
The opening plenary session of the annual convention of the American Constitution Society was titled gSeparation of Powers: Restoring the Balance Among the Branches. h Panelists spoke about ...
127Mar 1, 2006
Four panelists talked about the biographies they wrote of American presidents. They answered a variety of questions from moderator Bill Thompson and from audience members about the lives, ...
41Jan 5, 2006
Book Discussion on God And Caesar in America
Former Senator Gary Hart talked about his book God And Caesar in America: An Essay on Religion and Politics, published by Fulcrum Publishing. In his book , he detailed the danger of ...
35Aug 4, 2004
Future of U.S. Foreign Policy
Mr. Hart and others talked about his book The Fourth Power and the future of national security policy with renewed interest in terrorist threats. Among the topics they addressed ...
89Jul 16, 2003
2004 Presidential Election Outlook
The panelists talked about the 2004 presidential election, including the strengths and weaknesses of President Bush and the issues that will be important to voters in 2004. Mr. Frum and ...
28Jan 21, 2003
National Security Issues
Mr. Hart talked about threats to national security and American foreign policy. Among the topics he addressed were effective means of combating terrorism, regional threats to global ...
65Sep 26, 2002
Book Discussion on Restoration of the Republic
Mr. Hart talked about his book, Restoration of the Republic: The Jeffersonian Ideal in 21st Century America, published by Oxford University Press. He was joined by former Democratic ...
40Jan 31, 2001
National Security Issues
Commission members spoke about their final report on national security in the 21st century. The report addressed threats posed by terrorism, cyber-warfare, and other sources. It also ...
113Mar 6, 2000
Book Discussion on I, Che Guevara
Former presidential candidate and Senator Gary Hart, writing uder the pseudonym John Blackthorn, talked about his book I, Che Guevara: A Novel, published by William Morrow. The book is ...
29Oct 5, 1999
National Security in the 21st Century
Witnesses testified about future national security threats to the U.S. and about strategies to confront the threats. Among the issues they discussed were the threats posed by terrorist groups, ...
26Sep 15, 1999
American Security in the 21st Century
Commission members spoke to reporters about their recommendations for future national security efforts. Their report focused on future threats overseas and at home, how force structure could be ...
68May 13, 1998
Book Discussion on The Minuteman
The former senator and presidential candidate discussed his new book, The Minuteman: Restoring an Army of the People published by The Free Press. The book proposes a smaller standing ...
6Feb 23, 1998
Abandoning the Two-War Strategy
This was part of a symposium examining the implications of the National Defense Panel recommendations that the U.S. military should no longer prepare for two simultaneous theater ...
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