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  • emLosing Our Wayem
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    Losing Our Way

    Bob Herbert talked about his book, Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America, in which he profiles people he met along his journey across the U.S. following the end of his…

    275 views
  • emThe American Way of Povertyem
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    The American Way of Poverty

    Sasha Abramsky talked about his book, The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives, in which he discusses the chronically poor and the working poor in America and how their lives…

    849 views
  • Legacy of Martin Luther King
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    Legacy of Martin Luther King

    Civil rights and labor leaders spoke about the work and legacy of Martin Luther King in regard to civil and labor rights. This program was part of a a symposium focusing on jobs, social justice,…

    577 views
  • Jobs and the US Economy
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    Jobs and the U.S. Economy

    Panelists talked about the state of the economy, unemployment, economic stimulus programs, and the outlook for job growth. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) joined the closing portion of the panel…

    718 views
  • Economic Growth and Equality
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    Economic Growth and Equality

    The Center for American Progress held a forum on economic growth and equality. After opening remarks from Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Glover Blackwell, members of the first panel talked…

    669 views
  • Bob Herbert Remarks on News and Opinion
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    Bob Herbert Remarks on News and Opinion

    New York Times columnist Bob Herbert talked about the state of journalism, focusing on the role of cable news and the Internet. He expressed concern that newer media outlets such as cable…

    366 views
  • Vietnam and the Presidency  Lessons Learned
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    Vietnam and the Presidency: Lessons Learned

    Panelists talked about the impact of the Vietnam War and the “Lessons Learned” in the conflict. They focused on the short and long-term impact of the war on military tactics and strategy, foreign…

    227 views
  • emThe Audacity of Hopeem
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    The Audacity of Hope

    Senator Barack Obama talked about his book, The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream, published by Crown. He was interviewed by Bob Herbert on stage before an…

    742 views
  • Opinion Writing
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    Opinion Writing

    Panelists discussed the process of expressing political opinions. They talked about getting ideas for topics and the type of situations about which they write. They also discussed the reactions…

    114 views
  • Sunday Book and Author Breakfast
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    Sunday Book and Author Breakfast

    At BookExpo America 2005 authors spoke about their books as well as about the current state of publishing. The Sunday author breakfast featured Umberto Eco, author of The Mysterious Flame…

    255 views
  • emPromises Betrayed  Waking Up from the American Dreamem
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    Promises Betrayed: Waking Up from the American Dream

    Bob Herbert talked about his book Promises Betrayed: Waking Up from the American Dream, published by Times Books. The book, based on his op-ed columns, contends that in recent years the…

    160 views
  • QA with Bob Herbert
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    Q&A with Bob Herbert

    Bob Herbert will be interviewed about his New York Times column, “In America,” where he comments on politics, urban affairs and social trends. He is also the author of a new book, Promises…

    265 views
  • Declining News Standards
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    Declining News Standards

    Participants in the forum discussed the apparent declining standards in news gathering among major news sources. They also discussed the public’s concerns over the quality of journalism.…

    35 views