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    The Long Shadow of 9/11: America's Response to Terrorism

    Sep 1, 2011

    At this program, Brian Michael Jenkins explored some of the most significant political, fiscal, social, cultural, psychological, and military implications of U.S. policymaking since 9/11.

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    The Air They Breathe: How Media May Shape Boys' and Girls' Beliefs About Sex and Gender, Their Sexual Behavior, and Their Futures

    Aug 30, 2011

    Madeline Di Nonno, executive director for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and Rebecca Collins, a senior behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation, discuss how media images of girls influence how they see themselves and whether portrayals of sex in popular music, television, and film influence behavior.

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    L.A. Public Safety After Bratton

    Aug 19, 2011

    Just days before the end of his tenure, Los Angeles Police Chief Bill Bratton joined Greg Ridgeway, director of the RAND Safety and Justice Program, in this dialogue about the effect of mounting constraints on city and state resources and the state of public safety in Los Angeles and California.

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    Mumbai Rising? India's Economic Rise and the United States

    Jul 28, 2011

    On August 26, 2010, the RAND Corporation presented Mumbai Rising? as part of its public outreach series in Santa Monica, California. Economist Krishna B. Kumar discussed India's impact on the global economy and the implications of India's economic rise for the United States.

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    The Long Shadow of 9/11: America's Response to Terrorism

    Jul 26, 2011

    On July 26, 2010, RAND experts discussed the military, political, fiscal, social, cultural, psychological, and moral implications of U.S. policymaking since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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    What We Know About Measuring School Performance

    Jun 29, 2011

    At this June 2011 RAND Policy Circle event in Pittsburgh, a selection of RAND's top experts in education policy shared fresh, evidence-based perspectives on measuring school performance.

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    After bin Laden: The United States, Afghanistan, and Pakistan

    Jun 16, 2011

    On June 16, 2011, the RAND Corporation presented "After bin Laden: The United States, Afghanistan, and Pakistan" as part of its public outreach series in Santa Monica, California. The program featured senior political scientist Seth Jones, an expert on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and al Qa'ida who has worked abroad in conflict zones over the last several years.

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    Rising Costs of Health Care

    May 24, 2011

    On May 24, 2011, the RAND Corporation presented “Rising Costs of Health Care” as part of its Issues in Focus public outreach series in Santa Monica, California. The program featured Arthur Kellermann, vice president and director of RAND Health.

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    Managing the Unexpected

    Apr 19, 2011

    Admiral Thad Allen, then a senior fellow at RAND, presented “Managing the Unexpected” on April 19, 2011, as part of RAND's Issues in Focus public outreach series. Retired Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard and National Incident Commander for the response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Allen discussed his experiences leading the nation's high-profile response to two national emergencies—the oil spill and Hurricane Katrina.

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    A Conversation with John Deasy, the Next Superintendent of LAUSD

    Feb 17, 2011

    On February 17, 2011, the RAND Corporation presented "A Conversation with John Deasy, the Next Superintendent of LAUSD" as part of its Distinguished Speaker series in Santa Monica, California.

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