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American Conversations – Andrew Kaufman
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American Conversations – Andrew Kaufman

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March 12, 7 PM “Andrew Kaufman: Give War and Peace a Chance” Charles W. Loosemore Auditorium, GVSU DeVos Center, Downtown Grand RapidsKeynote speaker Andrew Kaufman (center) with Ralph Hauenstein (right) and Hauenstein Center Director Gleaves Whitney (left). Considered by m ...
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American Conversations – Alfred Mele
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January 22, 2015 – 7 PM, GVSU DeVos Center, Charles W. Loosemore Auditorium401 Fulton St. West, Grand Rapids, MI 49504American Conversations speaker Alfred Mele (right) with Hauenstein Center director, Gleaves Whitney.Does free will exist? The question has fueled debate among phil ...
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H.W. Brands: The Prez – Machiavelli Visits the White House
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H.W. Brands: The Prez – Machiavelli Visits the White House

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December 10 – 7:00 PM, L.V. Eberhard Center301 West Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49504Keynote speaker H.W. Brands (right) with Hauenstein Center director, Gleaves Whitney.December 10, 2014 - For centuries the name Machiavelli has been synonymous with amoral cal ...
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Francis Fukuyama – Political Order and Political Decay
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Francis Fukuyama – Political Order and Political Decay

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November 6 – 7:00 PM L.V. Eberhard Center301 West Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49504November 6, 2014 - Writing in The Wall Street Journal, David Gress called volume one of Francis Fukuyama’s Origins of Political Order “magisterial in its learning and admira ...
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The Rule of Law: President Ford and the Constitution
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The Rule of Law: President Ford and the Constitution

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Monday, October 20, 2014 – Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Downtown Grand Rapids303 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504The first use of the 25th Amendment occurred in 1973 when President Richard Nixon nominated Congressman Gerald R. Ford of Michigan to fill the vacancy lef ...
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Herb Meyer – What in the World is Going on? A Global Intelligence Briefing
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Herb Meyer – What in the World is Going on? A Global Intelligence Briefing

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October 7, 2014 – 7 PM L.V. Eberhard Center301 West Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49504October 7, 2014 - Look beyond today’s headlines, and you will see a world that is more prosperous and more peaceful than most people are expecting. In this global overview, ...
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Constitution Day Discussion Panel
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Constitution Day Discussion Panel

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September 16th, 2014 - 11:30-1 PM Cook DeWitt Center, GVSU Allendale Campus1 Campus Drive, Allendale, MI 49401September 16th, 2014 - The Hauenstein Center hosted a follow-up discussion panel with Donald Markle, author of The Fox and the Hound: The Birth of American ...
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Donald Markle – The Fox and the Hound: The Birth of American Spying
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September 15 - 7 PM Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum303 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504September 15, 2014 - The Hauenstein Center was proud to bring you this American Conversations keynote featuring Donald E. Markle, a former U.S. intelligence officer, Smithso ...
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Rick Atkinson – The Guns at Last Light

May 13, 2014The Hauenstein Center was proud to bring you this American Conversations event featuring Rick Atkinson, a multiple Pulitzer Prizing winning author and journalist.D-Day marked the commencement of one of the greatest common ground initiatives in world history – the final ...
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A Celebration of Former First Ladies

April 8, 2014Sue Allen, Deb Hoogendoorn, and Judy Hooker hosted “America’s First Ladies: A Journey of Friendship” with First Lady Rosalynn Carter, a celebration with the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and Library & Museum with sponsorship from the Hauenstein Cente ...
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