Saturday Book and Author Luncheon

During the Saturday book and author luncheon, a panel of authors talked about political, cultural and social changes. Mr. Yunus… read more

During the Saturday book and author luncheon, a panel of authors talked about political, cultural and social changes. Mr. Yunus talked about the effect of microloans in developing economies and the concept of "social business". Ms. Plame talked about the proceedings that had occurred between her and the people who had released her identity while she was a covert operative and also talked about the legal obstacles in publishing her memoir. Mr. Krugman talked about his criticism towards the Bush Administration. Mr. Simmons talked about methods of youth empowerment and the role of spirituality in the completion of individual goals. 

Muhammad Yunus was the author of More Than Profits: How Social Business Can End Poverty and Change the World published by Public Affairs. Valerie Plame Wilson was the author of the forthcoming book Fair Game published by Simon and Schuster. Paul Krugman was the author of Conscience of a Liberal published by W.W. Norton. Russell Simmons was the author of Do You!: 12 Laws to Access the Power in You to Achieve Happiness and Success published by Gotham Books. Alan Alda, author of Things I Learned While Talking to Myself published by Random House, moderated. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Saturday Book and Author Luncheon

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198442-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 2, 2007
Last Aired:
Jun 3, 2007

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  • Jun 02, 2007 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 02, 2007 | 12:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2007 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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