President Obama and the Lessons of Antiquity

Panelists participated in a discussion titled, “President Barack Obama and the Lessons of Antiquity.” Jeremy McInerny spoke on… read more

Panelists participated in a discussion titled, “President Barack Obama and the Lessons of Antiquity.” Jeremy McInerny spoke on the lessons of war from Thuycides. Tracy Lee Simmons talked about Thomas Jefferson’s humanist philosophy. Carl Richard’s remarks focused on the use of classic stories to teach life’s lessons. Following their remarks, panelists responded to questions from audience members. close

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

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President Obama and the Lessons of Antiquity

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285449-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
Jul 3, 2009
Last Aired:
Sep 8, 2009

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  • Jul 03, 2009 | 11:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 07, 2009 | 2:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 08, 2009 | 5:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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