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Civility in Politics?

Civility in Politics?

Henry E. Brady, Bruce E. Cain, Robert B. Reich

Event: Homecoming 2008

Date: October 14, 2008 Duration: 81 minutes

Political Rhetoric and Civility in the 2008 Presidential Election

Political Rhetoric and Civility in the 2008 Presidential Election

Henry E. Brady, Bruce E. Cain, Robert B. Reich

Date: October 4, 2008 Duration: 81 minutes

How civil is the 2008 presidential campaign? What constitutes civil discourse in a competitive campaign? Do we want—and should we expect—civility? Three Cal professors known for their political expertise discuss who has benefited and who has been hurt by the tenor of the candidates' rhetoric and the story-mongering of media trying to meet a 24-hour demand for news.

Class of 2008 Commencement Exercises

Class of 2008 Commencement Exercises

Ann Veneman

Event: 2008 Commencement

Date: May 17, 2008 Duration: 71 minutes

Commencement Speaker: Ann Veneman, Executive Director of the United Nation's Childrens Fund (UNICEF)

2008 Wildavsky Forum Panel Discussion: Explaining the Inexplicable: Suicide Bombers’ Motivation as the Quest for Personal Significance

2008 Wildavsky Forum Panel Discussion: Explaining the Inexplicable: Suicide Bombers’ Motivation as the Quest for Personal Significance

Arie W. Kruglanski, Michael Nacht, James N. Breckenridge

Event: 2008 Wildavsky Forum - Arie W. Kruglanski

Date: April 4, 2008 Duration: 116 minutes

A panel discussion on Professor Kruglanski's lecture on “Explaining the Inexplicable: Suicide Bombers' Motivation as the Quest for Personal Significance”