Book Discussion on The Big Test

Mr. Lemann talked about his book The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy, published by Farrar, Straus and… read more

Mr. Lemann talked about his book The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He focused on the Scholastic Aptitude Test and the integral part it plays in the college application process. He also talked about how the test does not apportion opportunity equally or fairly. After his prepared remarks he answered questions from the audience. Scenes were shown of his book signing. close

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Book Discussion on The Big Test

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Program ID:
152448-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 16, 1999
Last Aired:
Sep 10, 2000

Airing Details

  • Oct 16, 1999 | 5:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 17, 1999 | 2:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 17, 1999 | 8:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 29, 2000 | 2:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 10, 2000 | 6:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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