251May 10, 2012
History of Immigration Laws
Author Deirdre Moloney discusses her book, National Insecurities: Immigrants and U.S. Deportation Policy Since 1882. She addresses the history of immigration laws - including the 1882 Chinese ...
53May 14, 2008
Book Discussion on The Age of Impeachment
David Kyvig talked about the history of impeachment. He said that impeachment was rarely used until 1960, at which point it became used relatively frequently against politicians and ...
93May 9, 2008
National Infrastructure Improvement Plans
After opening remarks for a day-long conference on developing strategies to improve the national infrastructure, a congressional panel moderated by Mr. Capeheart talked about a national ...
437Jan 14, 2008
History of Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday
Congressman Conyers led a discussion of the legislative history of efforts to establish a federal holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the continuing significance of the ...
164Dec 13, 2007
Book Discussion on Condoleezza Rice: An American Life
Elizabeth Bumiler talked about her book Condoleezza Rice: An American Life - A Biography, published by Random House. In her book she documents the life of Secretary of State Condoleezza ...
166Mar 22, 2007
Book Discussion on Belva Lockwood: The Woman Who Would Be President
Jill Norgren talked about her book Belva Lockwood: The Woman Who Would Be President, published by New York University Press. Belva Lockwood was the first woman to run a full presidential ...
41Oct 27, 2006
Race, Speech and Gender
Moderator: Philippa Strum, Director, Division of United States Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center
"Race and Nation in the Thought and Politics of Woodrow Wilson", Gary Gerstle, Professor of ...
235Oct 19, 2005
Book Discussion on David Hackett Souter: Traditional Republican
Professor Yarbrough talked about his book David Hackett Souter: Traditional Republican on the Rehnquist Court, published by Oxford University Press. Following his remarks, he ...
54Mar 22, 2005
Book Discussion on Military Tribunals And Presidential Power
Moderated by Ms. Strum, Mr. Fisher and other panelists considered the ideas in his book, Military Tribunals and Presidential Power: American Revolution to the War on Terrorism, ...
107Apr 8, 2003
Book Discussion on Transforming Leadership
James MacGregor Burns discussed his book Transforming Leadership, published by Atlantic Monthly Press. He argued that the Founding Fathers and President Franklin D. Roosevelt are ...
63May 21, 2002
Book Discussion on Women in the Barracks
Ms. Strum discussed her book, Women in the Barracks: The VMI Case and Equal Rights, published by University Press of Kansas. The book is a case history of the VMI case, which dealt ...
47Jan 9, 2002
Book Discussion on Brown v. Board of Education
Participants talked about the impact and legacy of the Brown v. Board of Education case. Among the topics they addressed were the civil rights movement immediately after the decision, ...