4,189May 9, 2012
Book Discussion on It's Even Worse Than It Looks
In their new book, congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein examine partisan politics in the U.S. government. The authors contend that the level of “hyperpartisanship” ...
344Feb 1, 2012
Influences in American Politics
Three authors debated what ethos predominates in America. Robert Kuttner argued that it is the power of wealth. Robert George argued that it is America’s traditional moral ...
273Nov 21, 2010
Memorial for Carla Cohen
A memorial service was held for Carla Cohen, founder and co-owner of Washington DC’s Politics and Prose Bookstore, who died Monday, October 11, 2010, at the age of 74. Ms. Cohen started ...
351Jun 1, 2010
Institutions and Governing Process
Panelists talked about institutions and the governing process. Among the topics they addressed were civility and collaboration, the legislative process, and accountability and openness.They ...
1,696May 13, 2010
Book Discussion on Neoconservatism
A panel discussion between Bill Kristol, Strobe Talbott, E.J. Dionne, Francis Fukuyama and author Justin Vaisse, discussing the evolution of “neoconservatism,” from New York ...
205May 4, 2010
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Mexican Interior Secretary Fernando Gómez-Mont talked about U.S.-Mexico cooperation to strengthen security, coordinate law enforcement ...
320Jan 12, 2010
Religious Expression in American Public Life
Panelists talked about current laws regarding religious expression. Topics included religion and politics, the workplace and religion, and chaplains in legislative bodies. Following their ...
90Oct 26, 2009
News Review with E.J. Dionne
E.J. Dionne talked about news of the day, including New Jersey, Virginia, and New York gubernatorial races; the future for the Democratic and Republican parties; the Obama administration’s ...
55Jan 15, 2009
Obama Presidential Transition
Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne discussed the Obama presidential transition with students. Topics included media relations differences between the Bush and Obama Administration, ...
243Jul 10, 2008
Book Discussion on Fighting Words: A Tale of How Liberals Created Neo-Conservatism
Ben Wattenberg talked about his book, "Fighting Words: A Tale of How Liberals Created Neo-Conservatism, published by Thomas Dunne Books. In his book, Ben Wattenberg explains his ...
100Feb 27, 2006
Catholic Politicians in the U.S.
Moderated by Mr. Russert, the panelists discussed Catholic politicians in the U.S. and whether their faith may affect their public policy decisions, particularly on social issues where the ...
36Nov 21, 2005
Panelists talked about economic policy, ownership and debt, and efforts to provide individuals more control and flexibility in financial markets. They also talked about a progressive agenda for ...
22Oct 24, 2005
Public Morality, Part 3
The Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation held a forum on public morality in Washington on October 24th and 25th. The forum paid tribute to the late Father Geno Baroni, who championed the cause of ...