9,719Oct 6, 2010
Book Discussion on Proud To Be Right
Jonah Goldberg, editor at large of National Review Online, presents a collection of writers who opine on the ideological affiliations of the upcoming generation of Americans. Mr. Goldberg ...
3,158Sep 23, 2010
Book Discussion on Disconnect
Devra Davis presented her book Disconnect: The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation, What the Industry Has Done to Hide It, and How to Protect Your Family, published that day by Dutton. She ...
2,611Sep 18, 2006
Reading of the U.S. Constitution
In celebration of Constitution Day, dignitaries and faculty and students of Georgetown University participate in a dramatic reading of the U.S. Constitution, which was signed on September 17, 1787. ...
2,267Nov 12, 2012
Social Enterprise and Social Movements
Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of social movements to create change. He called on students to focus their energies on hunger, ...
1,726Apr 4, 2012
Muslim Brotherhood and Egyptian Politics
A delegation of representatives from the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) spoke about the FJP’s vision for Egypt and a recent announcement that leading ...
1,660Oct 18, 2012
Energy and Foreign Policy
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about the role of energy in U.S. diplomacy and foreign policy. Secretary Clinton said that “energy cuts across the entirety of U.S. foreign ...
1,648Apr 6, 2010
Labor, the Left and Progressives in the Obama Era
Georgetown’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor, in association with Dissent, The Nation, and The American Prospect, hosted a forum about national politics, progressives and ...
1,429Oct 4, 2012
Future of American Democracy
Mayors Alex Morse (Holyoke, Massachusetts) and Svante Myrick (Ithaca, New York) talked about important questions from their perspective as two of the youngest elected officials in the United ...
1,251Oct 26, 1994
Sex, Art and American Culture
Professor Paglia discussed topics from her book, Sex, Art and American Culture, and from her academic work in the Humanities.
1,149Feb 6, 2013
Secretary Panetta on Defense Priorities
Secretary Leon Panetta talked about defense priorities. He focused on the threat of cyber attacks and emphasized the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration, saying they would seriously ...
1,053Apr 15, 2011
Ken Starr Investigation of President Clinton
Participants spoke about the special counsel investigation of President Clinton and the subsequent impeachment and Senate trial for his affair with Monica Lewinsky. The discussion centered ...
1,053May 18, 2012
Secretary Sebelius Remarks on Public Service
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke at an awards ceremony for Georgetown graduate students in the university’s public policy school, despite her invitation meeting with ...
1,032Apr 30, 2013
Former President Bill Clinton Remarks on His Career
Former President Bill Clinton gave the first of a series of lectures on the people and events that shaped his career. He spoke at Georgetown University, where he graduated from the School of ...
923Feb 27, 2013
Culture and Society in the 1920s
Michael Kazin talked about culture and society in the 1920s. He spoke about Prohibition and the exploits of the gangster Al Capone, who eventually went to prison on tax evasion charges, the motion ...
884Jan 24, 2012
Book Discussion on Saddam Hussein's Ba'th Party: Inside an Authoritarian Regime
Joseph Sassoon presented his history of Saddam Hussein’s regime using internal documents and recordings captured by coalition forces after the 2003 invasion. He used some slides during ...
877Feb 29, 2012
Book Discussion on Blue Collar Intellectuals
Daniel Flynn looked back at a time in the U.S. when the general population was interested in high culture and intellectuals were as important to popular culture as entertainers were. He ...
847Sep 19, 2012
National Security in the 21st Century
Former national security advisers talked about their roles in advising the president and U.S. national security strategies in a changing global security environment. Among the topics they ...
781Sep 19, 2013
Warren Buffett on Philanthropy and the Economy
Warren Buffett talked about philanthropy and the economy. He was interviewed by Bank of America chief executive officer Brian Moynihan and also answered questions from audience ...
778Oct 22, 2012
Supreme Court Book Forum
Authors spoke about Supreme Court issues and operations. They included Clare Cushman, Courtwatchers: Eyewitness Accounts in Supreme Court History, Anthony Franze, The Last ...
765Jun 1, 2013
President Obama's Second Term Agenda
Political analysts talked about how President Obama’s second time might shape his legacy. They discussed some of the major issues of his first term, including the health care law and the ...
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