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For the first century of American history, both Europeans and Americans saw the United States as exceptional: there was no nation like it anywhere else in the world. But do the characteristics that made America exceptional still apply? In the AEI book “American Exceptionalism: An Experiment in History,” Charles Murray describes what set the United States apart from Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries and whether America can still be called exceptional today.

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This Event to Place on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Event Summary

Are college students being deceived by broken promises regarding future income? At a book forum hosted by AEI’s Alex Pollock on Wednesday, an expert panel addressed this critical question and related higher education finance issues.

Since the 1950s, divorces and out-of-wedlock births in America have risen dramatically. This has significantly affected the economic well-being of the country’s most vulnerable populations. In “Home Economics: The Consequences of Changing Family Structure, Nick Schulz argues that serious consideration of the consequences of changing family structure is sorely missing from conversations about American economic policy and politics.

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