483Nov 13, 2012
George Mason University Post-Election Analysis
Academics analyzed the results of the 2012 election. Historian Richard Norton Smith said 2012 was not a “status quo” election and that President Obama could have more trouble ...
370Sep 13, 2012
James Woolsey on the Role of the CIA Director
Former CIA Director James Woolsey spoke about the history of the Central Intelligence Agency and intelligence policy over the past few decades, focusing on the impact the fall of the Soviet Union on ...
296Sep 13, 2012
Office of the DCI History Collection
Intelligence experts spoke about the history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), its relationship with various branches of government, and the progression of intelligence policy over the past ...
260Sep 13, 2012
Michael Hayden Remarks on Intelligence and Public Policy
Former CIA Directory Michael Hayden gave the keynote address at a symposium on the relationship between the CIA head, Congress, and the presidency. He spoke about serving during the George W. ...
236Sep 13, 2012
CIA's History Collections at George Mason University
David Robarge spoke about the history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of former directors and how they had influenced the operations of the CIA and ...
229Nov 5, 2012
Presidential Appointment Process
George Mason University professor and author James Pfiffner talked about the presidential appointment process and how it can be improved. The president’s political appointees often face ...
211Sep 13, 2012
Porter Goss Remarks on Intelligence and Public Policy
Former CIA Directory Porter Goss gave the keynote address at a symposium on the relationship between the CIA head, Congress, and the presidency. Audience questions were not shown. In his ...
176Oct 16, 1987
Constitutional Economic Rights
The Federalist Society invited a panel to speak at the George Mason University School of Law about “Constitutional Protections of Economic Activity: How They Protect Economic Freedom.” ...
171Jul 18, 2007
Abolishing the Fairness Doctrine
Former Chairman Patrick explained the policy decision that preceded the abolition of the Fairness Doctrine, the reaction to it, and his thoughts on how media markets have fared in the wake of ...
151Oct 7, 1996
Third Party Presidential Candidates Debate
Three third party candidates debated national issues at the National Press Club, including welfare reform and international trade. Ms. Laszlo moderated the rounds of questions and ...
114Sep 18, 2007
Book Discussion on Republicans and the Black Vote
During an informal reception and book party, Michael Fauntroy talked about his book, Republicans and the Black Vote, published by Lynne Rienner Publishers. In his book Mr. Fauntroy ...
34Feb 14, 1990
Guns, Crime & the Second Amendment
24May 22, 1999
George Mason University Law Commencement
Justice Thomas spoke to graduates about his own experiences and feelings following his own graduation from law school. He told them about how much the practice of law and society had changed, ...
23Nov 5, 1990
From Policy Maker to Judge
Judge Thomas' lecture is entitled, “From Discretion to Deference: My Transition from Policy Maker to Judge.” He is former chairman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ...
8Oct 18, 2005
Attorney General Remarks
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales spoke about “Respecting the Constitution in Judicial Debates and Judicial Nominees.” He discussed the impact of lifelong appointments to the lower ...
7Oct 27, 2000
Judge Jackson addressed the symposium on antitrust issues.