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  • Banned Books Week Event with David Levithan and Meg Medina
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    Banned Books Week Event with David Levithan and Meg Medina

    David Levithan, author of Boy Meets Boy, Coe Booth, author of Kinda Like Brothers, and Meg Medina, author of Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass, talked about their experiences and the…

    743 views
  • David Shipler on emFreedom of Speechem
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    Freedom of Speech

    David Shipler talked about his book, Freedom of Speech: Mightier Than the Sword, and responded to questions from the audience. He spoke in the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion at the…

    402 views
  • emThe New Cold Warem
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    The New Cold War

    Edward Lucas talked about Russia under the leadership of Vladimir Putin, which Mr. Lucas argued created a more autocratic Russia that was more hostile towards the U.S. and Europe. He talked about the…

    562 views
  • Rights of the People Panel
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    Rights of the People Panel

    Authors talked about their books about the tension between security from crime and terrorism and the preservation of individual rights. Professor Wrage moderated. “The Rights of the People”…

    195 views
  • Reporting on Economic Disparity
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    Reporting on Economic Disparity

    A panel discussion was held on reporting of the economic disparity between the rich and the poor. The panelists discussed the problems revealed by the evacuation for Hurricane Katrina as…

    56 views
  • emThe Working Poor  Invisible in Americaem
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    The Working Poor: Invisible in America

    David Shipler talks about his book The Working Poor: Invisible in America, published by Knopf. He talked about the problem of poverty in America, causes of poverty, employment policy, and…

    1,429 views
  • emThe Working Poorem Reading
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    The Working Poor Reading

    Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle awards for the publishing year 2004 read from their works at an event held in The New School’s auditorium the evening before the award…

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  • emThe Working Poorem
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    The Working Poor

    David Shipler talked about his book The Working Poor: Invisible in America, published by Knopf. He discussed the situations of employed Americans who live in poverty. His presentation, as…

    306 views
  • Issues Facing American Workers
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    Issues Facing American Workers

    The participants spoke on the topic, “Who Protects the Low-Wage Worker?” Rep. Frank delivered the closing remarks. Ms. Shulman is the author of The Betrayal of Work: How Low-Wage Jobs Fail…

    31 views
  • War Reporting
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    War Reporting

    War Correspondents from World War II through recent events in Afghanistan talked about their experiences in combat zones and reporting during wartime. Among the topics they addressed were…

    126 views
  • Multicultural Partnership for Change
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    Multicultural Partnership for Change

    Officials representing various ethnic organizations discussed multicultural policy. Secretary Fry described Canada’s Multiculturalism Act. Others talked about public education in multiple…

    42 views
  • Town Meeting on Race
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    Town Meeting on Race

    This was the first of three national town hall meetings, all part of the president’s initiative on race. During his opening remarks, he outlined a plan to create educational opportunity…

    241 views
  • emA Country of Strangersem
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    A Country of Strangers

    Mr. Shipler talked about his new book, A Country of Strangers: Blacks and Whites in America and took questions from listeners. The book examines the cultural divide between blacks and…

    67 views
  • Russian Election Results
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    Russian Election Results

    Mr. Shipler discussed the parliamentary elections held in Russia yesterday. Topics included the political and economic impacts of the elections and the newly approved Russian constitution…

    9 views
  • IsraelPalestine Peace Agreement
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    Israel-Palestine Peace Agreement

    Mr. Shipler, author of \f2Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land\fR and Mr. Broder discussed the Israel-Palestine Peace Agreement, specifically its significance to the world…

    115 views
  • Journalism in a Changing Communist World
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    Journalism in a Changing Communist World

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  • Israeli Views of Events in West Bank  Gaza
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    Israeli Views of Events in West Bank & Gaza

    The conference is held three months after the start of the Palestinian uprising in the West Bank region.

    27 views
  • International Relations
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    International Relations

    Mr. Shipler discussed the relationship between the Soviet Union and United States along with responding to callers' questions.

    17 views