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  • emTrue Believerem
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    True Believer

    Kati Marton talked about her book True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy, in which she remembers the life of Noel Field, an Ivy League-educated employee of the U.S. State Department, who…

    1,108 views
  • Syrian Refugee Crisis Panel 3
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    Syrian Refugee Crisis, Panel 3

    German Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Wittig and senior policy fellows from the Brookings Institution and the Migration Policy Institute talked about the humanitarian and security implications of the Syrian refugee…

    341 views
  • Discussion on Syrian Refugees and the Paris Terrorist Attacks
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    Syrian Refugee Crisis, Panel 1

    Leaders from humanitarian and advocacy group talked about the global response to the Syrian refugee crisis following the November 13, 2015, terrorist attacks in Paris. Slides were shown. “Syrian Refugees: On…

    662 views
  • Hillary Clinton and the White House
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    Hillary Clinton and the White House

    Authors and journalists talked about the possibility of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton running for president in 2016 and and some of the hurdles she might face in a second…

    431 views
  • Marriage and the Presidency
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    Marriage and the Presidency

    Kati Marton spoke about the impact that a president’s marriage has on his term, and she also spoke at length about the role of first ladies. She focused on specific presidents and how their…

    171 views
  • Women as Peacemakers
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    Women as Peacemakers

    Panelists talked about women engaged in peacemaking efforts. Leymah Gbowee spoke about child soldiers in Liberia, her struggles for peace, and her own story of efforts to topple Charles…

    281 views
  • emThe Unquiet Americanem
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    The Unquiet American

    Kati Marton and Strobe Talbott talked about the life and career of American diplomat Richard Holbrooke, who died in December 2010. Ms. Marton, his widow, wrote the introduction to a collection of…

    387 views
  • Ambassador Richard Holbrooke Memorial Service
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    Ambassador Richard Holbrooke Memorial Service

    Dignitaries and family members participated in a memorial service for Ambassador Richard Holbrooke.

    549 views
  • The Legacy of the Holocaust
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    The Legacy of the Holocaust

    Authors in the “Legacy of the Holocaust” panel talked about their books about specific historical events of the Holocaust. After the presentations, they responded to questions from members…

    209 views
  • emThe Great Escapeem
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    The Great Escape

    Kati Marton talked about her book The Great Escape: Nine Jews Who Fled Hitler and Changed the World, published by Simon and Schuster. The book tells the stories of nine men who left…

    243 views
  • Remembering Anna Politkovskaya
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    Remembering Anna Politkovskaya

    A tribute was held for Russian journalist and author Anna Politkovskaya who was murdered on October 7, 2006 in the elevator of her apartment building. A special correspondent for Russia’s Novaya…

    443 views
  • emHidden Power Presidential Marriagesem
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    Hidden Power: Presidential Marriages

    Ms. Marton talked about her book, Hidden Power: Presidential Marriages That Shaped Our Recent History, published by Pantheon Books. The book explores specific presidential marriages of the…

    369 views
  • Author Interview
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    Author Interview

    Ms. Marton talked about her book, Hidden Power: Presidential Marriages That Shaped Our Recent History.

    41 views
  • International Press Freedom Awards
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    International Press Freedom Awards

    The seventh annual International Press Freedom Awards were presented to journalists, including Mr. Koppel and Mr. Friendly. Mr. Brokaw was the master of ceremonies.

    93 views
  • emThe Courage to Stand Aloneem
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    The Courage to Stand Alone

    Authors, activists, and public officials read portions from The Courage to Stand Alone: Letters from Prison and Other Writings. It is a collection of writings by Wei Jingsheng, who has…

    176 views
  • International Press Freedom Awards
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    International Press Freedom Awards

    Tom Brokaw was master of ceremonies at this event honoring international journalists who have published stories over strenuous opposition from their governments or other forces.…

    114 views
  • Washington Thursday Journal
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    Washington Thursday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

    38 views
  • Media Consultants Perspectives
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    Media Consultants' Perspectives

    Panelists discussed preparing candidates for debates and promoting their platform through advertising. They answered questions from the moderator and the audience.

    113 views