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  • Lost and Stolen Art
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    Lost and Stolen Art

    Christopher Hitchens, Sharon Waxman, and James Cuno participated in a panel discussion on lost and stolen art of ancient civilizations. Topics included where artifacts come from, where they ended…

  • Keith Olbermann Interview
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    Keith Olbermann Interview

    The MSNBC host and political commentator Keith Olbermann was interviewed by New York Times editorial page editor Andrew Rosenthal about on the influence of cable news and opinion on current political…

  • First 100 Days of the Obama Administration
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    First 100 Days of the Obama Administration

    The team of New York Times reporters assigned to cover the Obama administration talked about what to expect in the president-elect’s critical early months in office. Among the topics they…

  • A Voice for Change
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    A Voice for Change

    Tavis Smiley, a broadcaster, author, advocate, philanthropist, and host of a PBS late-night talk show, gave his perspective on the news and issues that are shaping American life today. Topics included…

  • Race and the 2008 Campaign
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    Race and the 2008 Campaign

    Professor Cornel West talked about American society, race, politics and class. He discussed Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton’s primary race. He was interviewed by Frank Rich and responded…

  • The Future of the Supreme Court
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    The Future of the Supreme Court

    Jeffrey Toobin talked about the state of the nation’s highest court and its future under a new administration. Topics included recent cases such as photo identification for voters and lethal injection. Mr.…

  • The CIA and US Intelligence
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    The CIA and U.S. Intelligence

    Panelists talked about the state of U.S. intelligence and how intelligence-gathering will shape American foreign policy under the next president. They also discussed the history of the…

  • Comparing Vietnam and Iraq
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    Comparing Vietnam and Iraq

    Panelists who had been witnesses to the conflicts talked about comparisons between the wars in Vietnam and Iraq. Craig Whitney moderated. The focus was on the U.S. political aspects of both wars. After their…

  • Television Journalism
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    Television Journalism

    Brian Williams was interviewed by Jacques Steinberg about new directions in delivering the news. Video clips were shown of stories Mr. Williams covered during the past two years. Topics…