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The American Electoral System 
Text  Scammon, Richard M., The American Electoral System, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 9 Oct 1975, 54-69  Differences between the American and Canada political systems. The American electorate. Profile of the American voter: a non-political and electorally alert individual. What will motivate the American voter in 1976. Four central issues: party, economic, social, personal. Personal predictions of...
Washington Through British Eyes 
Text  Buchan, Hon. Alastair, Washington Through British Eyes, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 6 Mar 1952, 269-282  Some quite personal impressions about American policy. The speaker's background as a Washington newspaper correspondent and a brief description of the task. A first impression: the absolute impossibility of separating foreign policy from domestic politics or of treating them in different...
Democracy and the Legislative Process 
Text  Morse, Wayne, Democracy and the Legislative Process, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 11 Jan 1951, 167-178  Reference to development of the St. Lawrence Waterway, and the speaker's intention at the next session of Congress to see what can be done to bring about its completion, considered by the speaker to be a great link in national defence. An outline of the speaker's conception of the role of a United...
Standing Firm 
Text  Quayle, Dan, Standing Firm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 9 Jun 1994, 343-358  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Fraser Institute. An address and question period. A review and discussion of the speaker's book, "Standing Firm." The speaker's objective and unbiased viewpoint of the current administration in the United States. Something about the Republican...
The Contemporary American State--Federal System 
Text  Kerner, Governor Otto, The Contemporary American State--Federal System, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 7 Oct 1965, 14-22  State government in the United States. State government as it has been looked upon by many U.S. citizens. Why there should be a state level of government. The historic search for democracy in nations, the need for balance of power, checks and balances. An error made by all those who seek to...
The Significant Four Years Ahead 
Text  Miller, Eugene, The Significant Four Years Ahead, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 29 Nov 1956, 99-110  President Eisenhower's startling landslide of three weeks ago and the conditions under which he begins his second term. The Administration's program for the next four years. A program of prosperity and economic growth. What will have to be done to keep American business growing. How the Eisenhower...
The Washington View 
Text  Schlesinger, Joe, The Washington View, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 10 Jan 1985, 209-226  How Canadians look at Americans. Some differences between Canadians and Americans. Changes over the last five years in the United States. The differences between Canadians and Americans in the 1960s and 1970s. Reagan and his administration and what it has meant to the American public, with...
Is the United States Really Making a New Beginning? 
Text  Hoadley, Walter E., Is the United States Really Making a New Beginning?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 23 Apr 1981, 356-369  Is the United States really making a new beginning? Mr. Hoadley answers yes, the odds are sixty/forty. Reasons why: the mood in the country is one of recognizing basic problems; more people are looking at the country in relation to other countries; a new president, a new administration. Support...
Democracy Reawakening 
Text  Catledge, Turner, Democracy Reawakening, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 10 Mar 1938, 288-303  The present situation in the United States. The confusing news coming out of the United States, with many examples provided by the speaker. Problems in the U.S. coming not out of questions of fundamental purpose, but confined almost wholly to questions of method. The speaker's beliefs as to what...
The 2000 U.S. Presidential Election 
Text  Cook, Charles E. Jr., The 2000 U.S. Presidential Election, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 19 Jan 2001, 219-229  The speaker's background and experience with Canada. Where the speaker learned his politics before coming to Washington 28 years ago. This year as a fascinating year in politics in America and how that is so. Some brief remarks about what happened in the election. A look forward to the Bush...
Forum on the 2008 United States Presidential Election 
Text  Apr 17, 2008  This is a moderated panel. John Ibbitson acts as moderator. The address is a series of questions and answers, an exchange of views. Questions from the audience were also addressed. First question to Paul Cellucci regarding John McCain and the Republican race. Ibbitson: "... what kind of a...
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