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    Gene Editing

    Biologist Jennifer Doudna spoke about the future of genetics and the power to control evolution. Ms. Doudna was calling for a worldwide moratorium on the use of the new gene-editing tool…

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    Technology and the Workforce

    Panelists, including Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO) and Purdue University President Mitch Daniels, talked about ways in which the labor market has changed due to the digital economy.

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Current Events

    In a series of quick interviews various people offered personal insight on current events. Topics included the economy, the Iran nuclear deal, the 2016 presidential campaigns, global…

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    Education in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Walter Isaacson moderated a discussion about the state of public education in New Orleans. “Chartered and Uncharted: Navigating Education for the Next Generation” was part of the day-long event,…

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    Technology and Innovation, Part 2

    Silicon Valley chief executive officers and venture capitalists talked about current and future innovations in technology. Some of the speakers included Braintree CEO William Ready, who talked…

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    Brian Greene on the Origins of the Universe

    Brian Greene was interviewed by Walter Isaacson about the origins of the universe. Topics included the origin of the term “Big Bang Theory.” Professor Greene is the author of The Fabric of the Cosmos,…

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    The Innovators

    Walter Isaacson talked about his book, The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution. The interview took place at the 2014 BookExpo America, the…

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    Einstein: His Life and Universe

    Historian Walter Isaacson talked about his book, Einstein: His Life and Universe, published by Simon and Schuster. He described the life of scientist Albert Einstein whose theories in the field…

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    Environmental Protection Agency Policy

    Lisa Jackson talked with Walter Isaacson about the Environmental Protection Agency. Topics included the Clean Water Act, BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and the recycling of rare metals used…

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    BP Oil Spill Compensation Fund

    Kenneth Feinberg talked about the differences between the BP Oil Spill Compensation Fund and compensation funds like the ones for victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. He…

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    Einstein: His Life and Universe

    Historian Walter Isaacson talked about his biography, Einstein: His Life and Universe, published by Simon and Schuster. He emphasized physicist Albert Einstein’s creativity and imagination,…

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    Einstein: His Life and Universe

    Historian Walter Isaacson talked about his biography, Einstein: His Life and Universe, published by Simon and Schuster. He emphasized physicist Albert Einstein’s creativity and imagination,…

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    Rebuilding After Hurricane Katrina

    A forum was held on “Rebuilding After Katrina: Forming the Federal-State-Local Partnership for Southern Louisiana,” moderated by Tim Morris. The first panel discussed the status of rebuilding New…

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