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Celebrating the Legacy of Daniel Patrick Moynihan: The Launch of "Moynihan's Moment," a New Book by Gil Troy

April 04, 2013 // 3:30pm5:00pm
McGill University Professor of History Gil Troy leads on expert panel on his latest book, "Moynihan's Moment: America's Fight Against Zionism as Racism" which explores the legacy of Daniel Patrick Moynihan.
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American Muslim Local Officials: Challenges and Opportunities

March 13, 2013 // 1:30pm5:00pm
When Washingtonians think of U.S. Muslim officials, the names of Representatives Keith Ellison and André Carson come to mind. What may be of greater interest to many people outside the Beltway, however, is the increasing number of local Muslim officials. Join us for a program in which Muslim mayors, city council members and judges will discuss the particular challenges and opportunities facing them today as they seek appointment or election and carry out their responsibilities once in office.
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The Legal and Media Worlds Look at the Supreme Court 2012 Term

September 20, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Panelists will discuss the upcoming Supreme Court term and how the modern media covers our nation’s highest court.
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Book Launch: National Insecurities: Immigrants and U.S. Deportation Policy Since 1882

May 10, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
The question of who is admitted to the United States and who is kept out has remained an important public policy debate for more than a century. Former Wilson Center Fellow Deirdre Moloney will discuss this topic in light of her new book, National Insecurities: Immigrants and U.S. Deportation Policy Since 1882, at a Wilson Center book launch on May 10.

The Courts and Constitutional Democracy in America

May 01, 2012 // 5:00pm7:00pm
This event is part of The American Bar Association's 2012 Leon Jaworski Public Program Series.

Language Makes History: Intersections of Language, Gender and Politics

April 18, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
The National Women’s History Museum and United States Studies of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars are hosting a lecture in the series "The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Women’s History," with Dr. Robin Lakoff, author of the new book "Language Makes History: Intersections of Language, Gender and Politics."
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Grand Domestic Revolution: Recovering the Forgotten History of Feminism and Housing Design

February 15, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Please join us for the fifth lecture in “The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Women’s History” lecture series, a joint venture between the The National Women’s History Museum (NWHM) and the Woodrow Wilson Center.
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Book Launch--The Swing Vote: The Untapped Power of Independents

February 09, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
In The Swing Vote: The Untapped Power of Independents, author Linda Killian looks beyond the polls and the headlines and talks with the frustrated citizens who are raising the alarm about the acute bi-polarity, special interest-influence, and gridlock in Congress, asking why Obama’s postpartisan presidency is anything but, and demanding realism, honest negotiation, and a sense of responsibility from their elected officials.
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Roosevelt and Churchill

January 30, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Warren Kimball, Robert Treat Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University will reflect on the problems he faced in compiling letters and other communications, on research in the pre-computer age, and on his thoughts about the two men and their policies at the time.
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Abraham Lincoln and the Irish

January 23, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Kevin Kenny, professor of history at Boston College will give a presentation entitled "Abraham Lincoln and the Irish."

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