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Surviving the Financial Meltdown

October 8, 2008Dr. Gregg Dimkoff, professor of finance in Grand Valley State University's Seidman College of Business, talks about the current financial meltdown.How did we get in this mess? Dr. Dimkoff looks at the culpability of the Federal Reserve, lenders, borrowers, speculators ...
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Lincoln & Douglas: The Debates That Defined America

September 26, 2008On September 26, 2008, the Hauenstein Center hosted a talk by Professor Allen Guelzo on his recent book: "Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates That Defined America."Professor Allen Guelzo teaches history -- with special emphasis on the American Civil War -- at Gettysbu ...
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Democracy’s Challenge: Reclaiming the Public Role

September 18, 2008E. J. Dionne is a twice-weekly columnist for the Washington Post, writing on national policy and politics. Before joining The Post in 1990 as a political reporter, he spent 14 years at The New York Times, covering local, state, and national politics, and also serve ...
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McCain or Obama? Michigan Debates Decision 2008

September 17, 2008: Barack Obama or John McCain? Join the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies at Grand Valley State University for a Michigan debate about decision 2008.MEET THE DEBATERS:Rusty Hills, a veteran Republican politician and educator, is communications director for ...
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Election 2008: A Pivotal Race

Hauenstein Center Director Gleaves Whitney discusses the 2008 presidential election.All elections are about change and continuity -- a lot more continuity than people think. But what makes election 2008 unique? Taking the long historical view, presidential historian Gleaves Whitney makes seven obser ...
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Gerald Ford: A Hero & Leader

August 4, 2008 Gleaves Whitney, director of the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies at Grand Valley State University, speaks to the summer meeting of the National Association of Secretaries of State about Former President Gerald R. Ford. ...
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America on the Road to Defeat: An Election Without Foreign Policy

June 25, 2008 - Michael Scheuer, former head of the CIA's Bin Laden Unit and author of three New York Times bestselling books, talks about the ten foreign policy questions that John McCain and Barack Obama must answer.In this video, Elaine Didier welcomes a capacity audience to the ...
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Gerald Ford’s Leadership

June 12, 2008 - Hauenstein Center director Gleaves Whitney talks about the leadership of President Gerald Ford. ...
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Why George Washington Matters

Gleaves Whitney, director of the Hauenstein Center, spoke to the Rotary Club about the Hauenstein Center, Ralph Hauenstein, and why George Washington matters. ...
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The Electoral College: An Election Year Debate

April 24, 2008 - Gary Gregg (University of Louisville) and Burdett Loomis (Kansas University) debate the virtues of the United States electoral college at the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies. ...
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