An Interview with Joseph Stiglitz

Speaker: 
Joseph E. Stiglitz
Bob Herbert (moderator)
Sat, 03/01/2014 -
09:30 to 11:00
Sat, March 1st, 2014 |
9:30 am to 11:00 am

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9 am — Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 am — Program

As the nation anemically recovers from one of the most devastating economic crises in recent history, innovative thinkers are reimagining the formula for successful 21st-century economic policy. In an intimate conversation with Bob Herbert, Joseph E. Stiglitz explores theories of welfare economics and income and wealth distribution and considers how to ensure a more just and prosperous future.

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The U.S. Constitution, Congress, and the Media

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Kenji Yoshino
Robert Post
Linda Greenhouse
Sat, 02/22/2014 -
09:30 to 11:00
Sat, February 22nd, 2014 |
9:30 am to 11:00 am

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This program is replacing the previously scheduled February 22 program, “Mr. Smith, Where Are You?”

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9–9:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30–11 am: Discussion

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Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

Speaker: 
Robert M. Gates
David Gregory (moderator)
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:30
Tue, January 14th, 2014 | 6:30 pm

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In his first major book event and his only New York stop in a national tour, former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates delivers a behind-the-scenes account of his service under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama while the nation was embroiled in two difficult wars.

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The United States Constitution and the Three Branches of Government

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Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, Samuel Alito
Philip C. Bobbitt
Akhil Reed Amar
Sat, 11/16/2013 -
09:00 to 11:00
Sat, November 16th, 2013 |
9:00 am to 11:00 am

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**PLEASE NOTE**
This program is replacing the previously scheduled November 16th program “Masters of the Senate.”

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9-9:30 am: Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:30-11 am: Discussion

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Harlem with Barry Lewis

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Barry Lewis
Sun, 03/09/2014 - 17:00
Sun, March 9th, 2014 | 5:00 pm

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With its rich history in African-American politics, journalism, athletics, and culture, Harlem has evolved into one of the world's most celebrated neighborhoods. In anticipation of the exhibition The Black Fives, join Barry Lewis for a discussion on the neighborhood's enduring architecture, from its classic Victorian brownstones to its renowned ballrooms.

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The White House Series: First Mothers

Speaker: 
Cokie Roberts
Gil Troy
Elizabeth Mehren
Lesley Stahl (moderator)
Wed, 02/26/2014 - 18:30
Wed, February 26th, 2014 | 6:30 pm

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Many remarkable mothers have given birth to American presidents, and as a result, helped shape the course of history through their relationships. Although America has yet to elect a female President, many women have played important parts in shaping presidential administrations and in changing the roles and the perceptions of women in politics. To celebrate the centennial of the Women’s Suffrage Parade of 1913, four experts discuss past First Mothers who have influenced a nation.

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IMPORTANT PROGRAM CHANGE: Mr. Smith, Where Are You?

Speaker: 
Robert Post
Linda Greenhouse
Sat, 02/22/2014 -
09:00 to 11:00
Sat, February 22nd, 2014 |
9:00 am to 11:00 am

Please note that the focus of the discussion for the February 22 public program has changed. “Mr. Smith, Where Are You?” is now “The U.S. Constitution, Congress, and the Media,” featuring Kenji Yoshino, Robert Post, and Linda Greenhouse. Please click here to learn more about the new program and to purchase tickets.

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W.E.B. Du Bois and the Fight for Black Equality

Speaker: 
David Levering Lewis
Khalil Gibran Muhammad (moderator)
Wed, 02/19/2014 - 18:30
Wed, February 19th, 2014 | 6:30 pm

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An accomplished scholar and outspoken activist, W.E.B. Du Bois fought racism and discrimination from local institutions to the highest levels of government.

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Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection

Speaker: 
Debora Spar
Louise Mirrer (moderator)
Sat, 02/08/2014 -
09:30 to 11:00
Sat, February 8th, 2014 |
9:30 am to 11:00 am

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9–9:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30–11 am: Discussion

Over fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy signed into law the Equal Pay Act of 1963 with an aim to rectify the imbalances between women and men in the workforce. But how far have women really come? Debora Spar, the president of one of the most esteemed all-women schools in the nation, examines the difficult choices and enduring challenges that continue to confront women today.

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Gettysburg: The Aftermath

Speaker: 
James M. McPherson
John F. Marszalek
Harold Holzer (moderator)
Thu, 02/06/2014 - 18:30
Thu, February 6th, 2014 | 6:30 pm

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The epic Battle of Gettysburg did not end the Civil War as Abraham Lincoln had hoped. In fact, the conflict lasted another two years, and more soldiers died after Gettysburg than before. Three Civil War historians explore what Union and Confederate commanders East and West, land and sea did next—and what they should have done.

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