U.S. Role in the World
John Micklethwait, the newly appointed editor of The Economist, talked with Orville Schell about the direction he is taking the magazine,… read more
John Micklethwait, the newly appointed editor of The Economist, talked with Orville Schell about the direction he is taking the magazine, and about America’s role in the world. The interview took place on the stage before an audience. Topics included liberals vs. conservatives, religiosity, American suburbs, the media, writing editorials, and the war in Iraq. After their discussion, Mr. Micklethwait responded to audience members' questions.
The program “The View From Abroad: Is America Broken?” was presented by The Graduate School of Journalism, The Economist, Haas School of Business, Institute of International Studies at UC Berkeley, and the World Affairs Council. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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