Zickar, Lou

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By on September 17, 2019
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by LOU ZICKAR

In this edition of The Ripon Forum, we take a look at the state of our national political discourse, and why facts matter now more than ever.

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By on June 20, 2019
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by LOU ZICKAR

The Ripon Forum commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with essays by some of the leading experts on space policy today, and a conversation with historian Douglas Brinkley about his new bestselling book.

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Eisenhower’s Unheralded Legacy in Space

By on June 20, 2019
Eisenhower’s Unheralded Legacy in Space

by LOU ZICKAR

While JFK is rightly credited with kick-starting the space program with his bold challenge to land a man on the Moon, it was Eisenhower who started the space program and got things off the ground.

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By on April 16, 2019
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by LOU ZICKAR

In this edition of The Ripon Forum, we take a look at our international institutions and treaties and examine why they remain important to the United States and our interests around the world.

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By on February 19, 2019
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by LOU ZICKAR

Shortly after he was elected House GOP Leader, then-Congressman Gerald Ford was asked a simple but straightforward question: “What is the mission of the minority?”

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By on December 17, 2018
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by LOU ZICKAR

In this edition of the Forum, we reached out to GOP leaders around the country and asked them a simple question: “What would you like to see from Washington in the coming year?”

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By on October 23, 2018
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by LOU ZICKAR

In this special pre-election edition, the Forum examines some of the accomplishments in Congress over the past two years, and some of the issues people may be thinking about when they vote. 

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By on September 20, 2018
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by LOU ZICKAR

With polls showing that over 80% of the American people view cyberterrorism as one of the top threats facing the United States, the latest Ripon Forum examines what is being done to prevent a “Cyber 9/11.”

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By on July 16, 2018
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by LOU ZICKAR

Twenty years ago, the notion that the U.S. could wean itself off of imported fuel to power its economy seemed like a pipe dream. But two decades later, all of that has changed.

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By on April 24, 2018
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by LOU ZICKAR

As Republicans look for ways to lift people out of poverty 22 years after the last major welfare reform bill was approved, The Ripon Forum looks at a recently enacted proposal that is intended to help achieve that goal.

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