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February 2012

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State of the County

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

State of the County

After a year as Cuyahoga County Executive, Ed FitzGerald outlines of his past efforts and future plans for making county government more efficient and more honest.

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Diane Ravitch, Ph.D.

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Diane Ravitch, Ph.D.

Diane Ravitch, Ph.D., Research Professor of Education, New York University, discusses why she changed her mind about the "No Child Left Behind" education model, pointing to problems with testing, choice,...

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Major General Ronald L. Bailey

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Major General Ronald L. Bailey

Major General Ronald L. Bailey, Commanding General, 1st Marine Division, discusses the importance of an amphibious military force, and the role of the marines in Afghanistan.

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Case Downtown: How the Cleveland Bar Became Segregated

2:35 a.m. - 2:35 a.m.

Case Downtown: How the Cleveland Bar Became Segregated

Professor Robert Strassfeld speaks about how the Cleveland bar became segregated and why it matters.

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Amaney A. Jamal

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Amaney A. Jamal

Amaney A. Jamal, Associate Professor of Politics, Princeton University, speaks about the democratization of the Arab World.

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The Honorable Kenneth Salazar

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The Honorable Kenneth Salazar

The Honorable Kenneth Salazar, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior, discusses the urgency for energy independence and his belief that the process of "fracking" can be done safely.

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Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Debate

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Debate

The five candidates running for Cuyahoga County Prosecutor explain their platforms and differences in a debate moderated by Cleveland State University Provost Geoffrey Mearns.

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Brigadier General Vincent R. Stewart

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Brigadier General Vincent R. Stewart

Brigadier General Vincent R. Stewart, Director of Intelligence, U.S. Marine Corps, discusses the contributions of African Americans to national defense.

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Angela Glover Blackwell

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Angela Glover Blackwell

Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO, PolicyLink, speaks about the organization she founded in 1999 and how she continues to drive its mission of advancing economic and social equality.

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9th Congressional District Debate

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

9th Congressional District Debate

A political debate between Ohio's 9th Congressional District candidates- Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Congressman Dennis Kucinich, and Graham Veysey- moderated by Henry Gomez, Political Reporter, The Plain Dealer.

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Republican Senate Debate

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Republican Senate Debate

A political debate between Ohio's Republican candidates for U.S. Senate, featuring Russell Bliss, David Dodt, Donna Glisman, Eric LaMont Gregory, and Michael Pryce.

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Thomas R. Insel, M.D.

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Thomas R. Insel, M.D.

Thomas R. Insel, M.D., Director, National Institute of Mental Health, speaks about the need to approach mental health issues as diseases, inextricably linked to the holistic physical health of the...

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City Club Youth Forum: Stefanie Sizemore Tolar

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

City Club Youth Forum: Stefanie Sizemore Tolar

This Youth Forum featured Stefanie Sizemore Tolar speaking to high school students about overcoming drug addiction, eating disorders and peer pressure.

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