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  • emVirginity or Deathem
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    Virginity or Death!

    Katha Pollitt talked about her book Virginity or Death!: And Other Social and Political Issues of Our Time, published by Random House. She discussed women’s health issues such as a vaccine…

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    Virginity or Death!

    Katha Pollitt talked about her book Virginity or Death!: And Other Social and Political Issues of Our Time, published by Random House. The book is a collection of 84 of her columns in the Nation…

    586 views
  • The Future of Neoconservatism
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    The Future of Neoconservatism

    Panelists discussed neoconservatism and the war in Iraq. The panel was moderated by New Yorker staff-writer George Packer. Mr. Adelman’s books include The Defense Revolution: Intelligent Downsizing of…

    122 views
  • Whatever Happened to the Womens Movement
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    Whatever Happened to the Women's Movement?

    A panel discussion on the women’s movement was moderated by Susie Linfield. The panelists were Ann Crittenden, author of The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World is…

    162 views
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    Subject to Debate: Women, Politics, and Culture

    Katha Pollitt discussed her book Subject to Debate: Sense and Dissents on Women, Politics, and Culture, published by Random House. The author read excerpts from her book, a collection of…

    67 views
  • State of the Media
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    State of the Media

    Panelists talked about the current state of the media and the blurring of lines between politically oriented magazines and more commercial magazines. They also discussed the onslaught of…

    660 views
  • Role of Corporations in America
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    Role of Corporations in America

    Panelists discussed the negative impact of corporations on the U.S. economy and society in a panel titled, “The Incorporation of America.” They stressed that capital and labor are unevenly…

    219 views
  • History of the Past 50 Years
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    History of the Past 50 Years

    The participants reflected on the year 1945 and discussed the history of the past 50 years. They also answered questions from the audience.

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