1. Who was the MVP of the American Founding: James Madison v. John Adams Debate


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    This talk marks the second installment of the McConnell Center's "Who was the MVP of the American Founding?" public lecture series. R. B. Bernstein, Lecturer at City College of New…

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    • Lynne Olson on "Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Debate Over World War II"


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      In this April 8 McConnell Center talk, New York Times bestselling author Lynne Olson discussed the internal debates about whether America should enter WWII. The event, designated the U.S. Army Capt.…

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      • Lynne Olson on "Freedom's Daughters: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement"


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        In this April 8 McConnell Center talk, New York Times bestselling author Lynne Olson discussed how the struggle for racial freedom is a multi-layered saga that spanned multiple generations, originating…

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        • McConnell Scholarship: China


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          This video details the McConnell Scholarship's benefit of international travel and studies of the People's Republic of China, guaranteed with every scholarship.

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          • Peter Zeihan on "The Coming Global Disorder: What Will America's Role Be In The 21st Century?"


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            Geopolitical strategist and author Peter Zeihan discussed changing geopolitical, demographic, energy and financial factors and how they will affect the U.S. in the coming century to a 100-plus-size…

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            • Alexander Guerrero, PhD, JD, on "Governing By Lottery: May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor"


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              In this Feb. 25, 2015, public McConnell Center lecture, Alexander Guerrero, PhD, JD (University of Pennsylvania) asked whether common complaints about American government could be fixed with a move…

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              • David Orentlicher: Are Two Presidents Better Than One?


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                In this McConnell Center public talk, David Orentlicher, MD, JD, argues that the modern "imperial" presidency would be improved by introducing a dual executive. The talk is part of the McConnell…

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                • UN Ambassador Samantha Power addresses UofL audience


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                  Samantha Power, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, was the 47th Distinguished Guest Speaker at the University of Louisville's McConnell Center. She delivered remarks to a public…

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                  • Burns Night 2015


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                    McConnell Scholars celebrate their first Burns Night, a tribute to Scotland's National Poet, Robert Burns. Burns Night was held at the Louisville Country Club, sponsored by Mrs. Rachel and Dr.…

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                    • Debating America: What the War on Poverty Was Supposed To Be - A Look Back at LBJ and the Politics of the Sixties


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                      10/28/14: Fifty years ago in 1964, Lyndon Johnson declared a "War on Poverty." In 1988, Ronald Reagan responded in a famous speech that poverty had won the war. In this free and public McConnell…

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