916Dec 14, 2012
Abraham Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address
Two scholars at the American Enterprise Institute discussed Steven Spielberg’s film “Lincoln.” They also talked about the former president’s Gettysburg Address and answered ...
237Dec 4, 2006
Book Discussion on The Ugly Americans
Martha Bayles talked about her book, The Ugly Americans: How Not to Lose the Global Culture War, soon to be published by Yale University Press. She argued that people abroad now assume ...
108Jan 6, 2005
Electoral Vote Explanation
Mr. Berns explained the Electoral College vote and how the results from each state will be opened, certified, and counted during a special Joint Session of Congress today. He said there ...
31Jan 6, 2005
Electoral Vote Explanation
Mr. Berns continued his explanation of the Electoral College vote and talked about the objection to the Ohio vote.
Mr. Berns wrote the book, After the People Vote: A Guide to ...
53Jan 15, 2004
Saddam Hussein Trial
Scholars talked about the trial of Saddam Hussein. Among the issues they addressed were the nature and composure of the tribunal, the possibility of the death penalty, and the location of the ...
71May 31, 2002
Higher Education and Democracy
In a forum titled “Higher Education and Democracy in Peace and War: Is Higher Education Compatible with Patriotism?,” participants talked about the state of higher education and the ...
57Apr 8, 2002
Patriotism in America
In a panel discussion titled “What Patriotism Means Today,” panelists talked about the history of patriotism in the U.S., the impact of terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 on ...
549Jun 27, 2001
Book Discussion on Making Patriots
Professor Berns talked about his book, Making Patriots, published by University of Chicago Press. The book analyzed the meaning and paradox of the word “patriotism,” ...
85May 20, 2001
Patriotism and Citizenship
The panelists discussed American patriotism and Mr. Berns' book, Making Patriots, published by University of Chicago Press. Other panelists were Mr. Cohen, author of ...
14Apr 5, 2001
The panelists discussed efforts to reform the U.S. election system since the contested presidential vote in Florida last year and answered questions from the audience of high school students.
13Dec 18, 2000
Electoral College Votes Preview
Mr. Berns and Mr. White talked about the Electoral College process. They focused on how the process is run and why it was created by the Founding Fathers. They also responded to ...
31Nov 29, 2000
Panelists talked about the electoral college system of voting for president in the U.S. They also talked about which voters have the most power under the current system.
39Nov 1, 2000
Popular vs. Electoral College Vote
Participants spoke about the role and workings of the Electoral College. They talked about such topics as the history of the Electoral College and the role it had played in past ...
37Dec 16, 1996
Washington Journal: Monday
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 ...
46Jan 6, 1993
Electoral College Procedure
Mr. Berns discussed the origins and history of the electoral college process, with the 1992 electoral college scheduled to take place later in the day. He also commented on footage from ...
25Sep 28, 1992
History of Electoral College in Elections
Representatives of various groups discussed the electoral college and its origins. The group also talked about presidential elections where the electoral college was significant.
13Jul 3, 1992
Electoral College Proceedings
Mr. Berns discussed the electoral college and its functions in the election process. Mr. Berns recently authored a book about the electoral college entitled, After the People ...
20Mar 27, 1992
Third Party Candidates
The panel discussed the potential of a third party candidate in the presidential primary, the possibility of Ross Perot entering the presidential race, the public assesment of the current ...
442Mar 10, 1992
The Spread of Pop Culture and U.S. Interests
Journalists and scholars discussed U.S. popular culture in a forum entitled, “Does the Spread of American Popular Culture Advance American Interests?” during a symposium on global pop ...
91Apr 19, 1990
Blacks, Women & Jews & the Constitution
A panel discusses Robert Goldwin’s new book, Why Blacks, Women, and Jews Are Not Mentioned in the Constitution, and Other Unorthodox Views.
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