The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

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May 01, 2006 12:00AM

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College was founded in 1983 to commemorate the contributions of Nelson A. Rockefeller ’30 to the life of the nation.

Through promoting multidisciplinary education, skills-training, and public policy-oriented research across the social sciences, the Rockefeller Center’s mission is to inspire and energize undergraduates to become effective leaders in their communities and to cherish and participate in democracy on the state...

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March 27, 2006 7:11PM

Rockefeller Center Director Andrew Samwick provides commentary on a variety of issues in the Direct Line, which is published at the start of each term.

Leadership development is one of the most important elements of student programming at the Rockefeller Center. It informs our choices of speakers for public lectures as well as the design of programs for discussion, training, research...

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January 02, 2006 7:15PM

Rockefeller Center Director Andrew Samwick provides commentary on a variety of issues in the Direct Line, which is published at the start of each term.

Like many people safely removed from the events, I watched the images of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and wondered how every layer of government could appear to have failed so resoundingly in serving the residents of New Orleans...

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September 12, 2005 6:21PM

Rockefeller Center Director Andrew Samwick provides commentary on a variety of issues in the Direct Line, which is published at the start of each term.

The Rockefeller Center provides opportunities for Dartmouth students to become educated citizens and engage in public policy. During the last year, the Center has extended these opportunities off campus with the...

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March 28, 2005 7:24PM

Rockefeller Center Director Andrew Samwick provides commentary on a variety of issues in the Direct Line, which is published at the start of each term.

At Dartmouth, we often remark that our students are “the leaders of tomorrow.” We make this prediction in part because our students arrive as first-years with a broad range of talents, but we also like to think that...

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February 01, 2005 7:27PM

Rockefeller Center Director Andrew Samwick provides commentary on a variety of issues in the Direct Line, which is published at the start of each term.


The election of 1952 was the last time that neither major party had an incumbent President or Vice-President at the top of the ticket. Looking forward to the2008 primary elections, it is very likely that we will...

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September 27, 2004 6:30PM

Rockefeller Center Director Andrew Samwick provides commentary on a variety of issues in the Direct Line, which is published at the start of each term.


Dartmouth enjoys a special view of presidential politics. Last year at this time, candidates for the Democratic nomination were busy campaigning for New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary. The nominations...

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