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  • Human Rights Law
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    Human Rights

    An international panel discussed human rights law, how human rights are enforced in different countries, and how the rule of law itself becomes part of a culture over time. They also discussed the contributions of…

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  • 2012 National Book Critics Circle Awards
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    2012 National Book Critics Circle Awards

    Book TV presents the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Awards from The New School in New YorkCity. The awards are presented annually by the nation’s critics in six categories, non-fiction,…

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  • Panel Discussion on the Global Economy
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    Panel Discussion on the Global Economy

    Robert Silvers moderated a panel discussion on the current global economic crisis. Topics included the problems with the euro such as the economy of Greece, the recession in the U.S., the future strength of…

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  • 2006 National Book Awards Ceremony
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    2006 National Book Awards Ceremony

    The National Book Foundation presented the 57th Annual National Book Awards for best book in each of the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. Fran Lebowitz…

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  • Faith and Politics in the US and the World
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    Faith and Politics in the U.S. and the World

    As part of the PEN/New York Festival of International Literature, moderated by Robert Silvers, authors discussed the impact of religion on politics in a variety of countries around the…

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  • emNew York Review of Booksem 35th Anniversary
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    New York Review of Books: 35th Anniversary

    Authors and poets read from their own selected books and poetry.

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    New York Review of Books

    Mr. Silvers talked about the history and operations of the New York Review of Books. He also talked about the current state of book reviewing and publishing.

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