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    Editorial Cartoonists and Presidential Election Campaign

    Political cartoonists and humanities scholars talked about the power of editorial cartooning and its influence on the presidential election. They also spoke about censorship and freedom of…

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    History of The Nation

    To mark the 150th anniversary of The Nation, one of the oldest magazines in America, Timothy Naftali, director of the Tamiment Library at New York University, interviewed former editor…

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    2013 National Book Awards

    The National Book Foundation presented the 2013 National Book Awards at a ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary…

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    The Art of Controversy

    Victor Navasky spoke about his book, The Art of Controversy, in which he presents his thoughts on the power of political cartoons. In his book, the author examines the works of several…

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    A Tribute to Christopher Hitchens

    A tribute was held for author Christopher Hitchens, who died on December 15, 2011. Numerous speakers, including family, friends, and colleagues, spoke about their relationships and read…

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    Witness to an Extreme Century

    Robert Jay Lifton talked about his life and his work on such subjects as the Nazis, the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, the Communist revolution in China, and the Vietnam War. He spoke…

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    Memorial Service for Studs Terkel

    A memorial was held for author and radio host Studs Terkel, who died on October 31, 2008, at the age of 96. He received the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1985, and is best remembered for…

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    What Orwell Didn't Know

    A panel discussion was held by contributors to What Orwell Didn’t Know: Propaganda and the New Face of American Politics, published by PublicAffairs. On the 60th anniversary of George Orwell’s essay on…

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    Virginia Festival of the Book Interview

    Victor Navasky was interviewed about his book A Matter of Opinion, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux and the 1982 National Book Awards-winning Naming Names.

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    The Importance of Opinion Journalism

    Victor Navasky spoke on “The Importance of Opinion Journalism” at a national conference for journalism at the headquarters of Center for American Progress. Topics included social…

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