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Events for November 13, 2017
This briefing took place Monday, November 13, at 10:00 a.m. in the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2045, Washington DC. The conversation was moderated by Dane Kennedy of the National History Center. Robots and other rapidly developing technologies have raised new fears about the future of work. Yet this is not the first time that technological innovations … Continue reading Congressional Briefing on Automation and the WorkforceFind out more »
The collapse of the European communism shocked the international system. In that perilous moment, Germany reunified, Saddam Hussein chose to invade Kuwait, China cracked down on pro-democracy protesters, the Soviet Union ceased to exist, and regimes throughout Eastern Europe teetered between democratic change and new authoritarians. Facing more international crises in his single White House term … Continue reading Jeffrey Engel on When the World Seemed New: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold WarFind out more »