553Apr 9, 2012
Education, Race, and the Achievement Gap
Panelists talked about education and how race affects Latino, African-American, and Asian students. Topics included unequal opportunity, college preparation, teacher quality, and customizing ...
398May 15, 2004
Brown v. Board of Education, Morning Session
Participants talked about the legacy of the decision in Brown v. Board of Education on the 50th anniversary of the landmark case. Among the topics they addressed were the state of race ...
77Oct 8, 2003
Future of U.S. Drug Policy
The panelists discussed and debated the future of U.S. drug policy. The primary issue of contention was whether or not some illegal drugs should be legalized. Mr. Bennett and ...
156Mar 28, 2003
Affirmative Action Town Hall Meeting
Panelists talked about affirmative action, including the case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the University of Michigan’s affirmative action admissions ...
28Mar 1, 2000
The Future of U.S. Drug Policy
Participants talked about implementing effective drug policies. Among the issues they addressed were to what extent drug abuse should be treated as a public health problem or a criminal ...
20Jul 14, 1999
National Democratic Conversation
Various officials welcomed guests to the convention and outlined an agenda for the convention and the Party. Mr. From talked about the new Democratic movement and the resurgence of ...
28May 29, 1998
Community Policing News Conference
Following the event in the White House Rose Garden, police officials from around the country talked about the community policing initiative, the presidents efforts on behalf of law enforcement, ...
45Nov 19, 1997
Lead Paint Poisoning Initiative
Administration officials spoke about federal initiatives to protect children from lead poisoning in older housing. They stressed the importance of federal assistance in lead abatement programs ...
31Sep 2, 1997
A forum was held on labor-management relations in the public sector. The members of the panel gave an individual presentation on the various topics that effect labor-management ...
26Jul 14, 1997
Baltimore's 311 Non-Emergency Number
Baltimore officials discussed the purpose and function of the 311 non-emergency telephone number. They said an inordinate amount of “non-emergency” calls were coming in on 911 and ...
23Jul 13, 1997
National Association of Counties
Secretary Cuomo, Mr. Donaldson and others addressed the National Association of Counties convention following speeches and an overview by officers of the NAC. Secretary Cuomo talked about ...
11Mar 28, 1997
Ambassador Richardson and others spoke at the opening ceremony of the 11th annual Korean American Student Conference.
36Oct 25, 1996
Presidential Politics and the Media
The panelists participated in a forum titled “Election '96 - The Picking of the President: Politics and the Media.” They criticized the lack of substance in the campaign and in the ...
20Aug 28, 1996
Washington Journal: Wednesday Chicago
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 ...
101Aug 27, 1996
Democratic Convention Afternoon Session
18Jul 27, 1996
Public Housing Renewal
Residents gathered to celebrate the destruction of old, dilapidated, high-rise housing. It will be replaced with townhomes.
20Feb 29, 1996
1996 Democratic Maryland Campaign
Vice President Gore spoke to Maryland Democrats about the 1996 presidential campaign at a party fundraiser. He talked about how the administration’s accomplishments will help President ...
4,598Oct 16, 1995
Million Man March
Coverage of the Million Man March included open phones segments, live crowd shots, interviews with rally participants on the Mall, and speeches by African-American men from all walks of life, ending ...
15Jul 10, 1995
Participants announced $900 million in federal grants to cities and organizations to deal with homeless persons and talked about the money would be used to help people.
18Aug 17, 1994
Mayors on Crime Legislation
Several mayors and other officials talked with reporters about their perspectives on the crime
legislation before Congress. The participants also responded to media members' questions.
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