1,387Nov 29, 2005
Israel and Palestine After Disengagement
1,192Dec 11, 2008
Inside Campaign 2008
Obama Campaign Manager David Plouffe and strategist David Axelrod, McCain Campaign Manager Rick Davis, and pollster Bill McInturff discussed the day to day management and overall strategies of the ...
670Jan 30, 1997
Masculinity in Modern Literature
After an introduction by Mr. Bellow Mr. Amis spoke about the concept of masculinity in
modern literature, especially in the poetry of Philip Larkin and
Robert Bly. He spoke ...
584Dec 4, 2008
Understanding the Economic Crisis
A bipartisan group of newly-elected members of Congress participated in a roundtable discussion on the economic crisis and what Congress can and should do. The speakers included economists and ...
549Mar 30, 2012
Race and the 2012 Presidential Campaign
Panelists talked about race and the 2012 presidential campaign. Some of the topics included voter identification laws, the black vote, and voter ID laws, President Obama’s and Republican ...
217Oct 21, 2009
First Year of the Obama Presidency
David Axelrod talked to students about his political career and the first year of the Obama presidency. He focused on his role in the 2008 presidential campaign and his current experiences as ...
205Oct 18, 2012
Charles Haldeman Remarks on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Charles E. Haldeman talked about the housing market and the state of the economy. Ed Haldeman became the chief executive officer of Freddie Mac after it was placed in conservatorship by the ...
195Mar 6, 2008
Presidential Nominating System
Participants talked about the method of selecting presidential nominees. They talked about the progression of the primary systems from the initial structure to the status quo. They spoke ...
147Nov 16, 2010
Women on War and Peace
Officials from the Bush and Obama administrations talked about being a woman in the national security field. Michele Flournoy focused on the Obama administration’s Afghanistan ...
112Feb 28, 2006
Book Discussion on Take It Back: Our Party, Our Country, Our Future
James Carville and Paul Begala talked about their book, Take It Back: Our Party, Our Country, Our Future, published by Simon and Schuster. The forum titled, “How and Why the ...
90Dec 4, 2000
Book Discussion on The Wen Ho Lee Story
Ms. Lee talked about her father’s arrest for improperly handling nuclear secrets at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, as well as his legal struggles following the arrest. Following ...
88Dec 2, 2004
Issues Conference for New Members
The Institute of Politics hosted a bipartisan forum for the newest members of Congress on the issues of congressional relations with the White House. The speakers detailed their experiences ...
78Nov 1, 2006
Young Voters and 2006 Midterm Elections
Political consultants and academics talked about a poll contrasting the political views of both college and non-college 18-24 year olds. The poll included data on attitudes about President ...
67Nov 10, 1987
Presidential Politics and the Press
An Institute of Politics Forum at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, “Presidential Politics and the Press,” focused on the 1984 presidential election campaigns and prospects for ...
66Dec 2, 2008
National Intelligence Director Speech
National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell talked about the importance of a strong intelligence community to face international challenges. Among the topics he addressed information ...
44Oct 25, 1991
A Career in Public Service
Sen. Kennedy spoke at the Harvard University Institute of Politics on the civil rights bill compromise reached the previous evening, and the current state of national ...
38Apr 6, 1998
Civil Rights Issues
Mr. Connerly spoke about civil rights and racial equality. He spoke about why he is trying to openly debate issues surrounding the nature of equality. He stressed that he does not ...
34Mar 11, 2002
Future of the Republican Party
Mr. Gergen moderated a panel discussion on the future of the Republican Party. Among the issues they addressed were the impact of efforts to combat terrorism on the political process, the ...
32Apr 11, 2006
College Student Poll
Harvard’s Institute of Politics released the result of a new national poll examining the political views of American college students. Issues polled included religion and morality, the ...
31Nov 14, 2000
Book Discussion on POTUS Speaks
Mr. Waldman, a presidential speech writer, talked about his book, POTUS Speaks: Finding the Words That Defined the Clinton Presidency, published by Simon & Schuster. POTUS is the ...
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