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    You Don't Belong Here

    Journalist Elizabeth Becker recalled the work of three women who were war reporters in Vietnam. This was a virtual event hosted by Columbia University.

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    Partisan Violence and American Elections

    Historian Joanne Freeman talked about violence in American politics from the early republic through the antebellum era, examining how it compares to modern partisan conflicts. This keynote…

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    The Constitution and Censorship

    This Columbia University film uses two U.S. Supreme Court free speech cases to document the history of censorship law. The first case deals with the constitutionality of New York’s film…

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    The Constitution - Whose Interpretation?

    This film documents President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s effort to prevent the Supreme Court from repealing New Deal laws and programs. Part of a series titled Decision: The Constitution in Action, this program…

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    Socialism in Early 20th Century America

    Columbia University history professor Eric Foner examines the rise of socialism in America in the early 20th century. He talks about the Socialist Party in New York City and Milwaukee, and…

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    2020 J. Anthony Lukas Prize

    Book TV provided coverage of the 2020 J. Anthony Lukas Prize, sponsored by Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University to “recognize excellence in…

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    Columbia Law Commencement Address

    2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe BIden addressed the Columbia University Law School commencement via video. His topics included coming of age during the coronavirus pandemic.

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    The Brussels Effect

    Chazen Institute senior scholar Anu Bradford talked about the power and influence of the European Union.

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    The Compatriots

    Russian investigative journalists Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan talked about their book, he Compatriots: The Brutal and Chaotic History of Russia’s Exiles, Émigrés, and Agents Abroad,…

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    Social Media and the First Amendment

    Georgetown University hosted a discussion on the intersection of social media and the First Amendment, including whether the amendment bars Congress from regulating digital platforms. A…

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    Columbia University Forum on Immigrant Children

    Columbia University hosted a forum on immigration policy and how to protect immigrant children. NPR’s Maria Hinojosa delivered the keynote about her experience as a child immigrating from Mexico and facing…

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    Reporters and Confidential Sources

    Georgetown University’s Free Speech Project and Columbia University’s Knight First Amendment Institute hosted a discussion on the relationship between reporters and their sources, and the procedures and…

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    2018 Lukas Prize Ceremony

    The presentation of the Lukas Prize, awarded annually for books on an “American topic of political or social concern.” 2018's winners include, Amy Goldstein, Janesville; Stephen Kotkin, Stalin; and Chris…

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    Columbia University Women's Conference, Abigail Disney Remarks

    Abigail Disney, a philanthropist, activist, documentary producer, and the great niece of Walt Disney, was the keynote speaker at the inaugural Columbia University women’s conference dubbed “She…

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    2017 J. Anthony Lukas Prize

    The J. Anthony Lukas Prize is given by the Nieman Foundation and the Columbia University School of Journalism to non-fiction books on an “American topic of political or social concern.”…

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    U.S. Mobilization for World War I

    Professor Paul Kennedy talked about how the U.S. mobilized its industry and the military to fight in World War I. Professor Kennedy paid particular attention to stories from New York City and discussed its…

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    An Uncertain Ally

    David Phillips talked about his book An Uncertain Ally: Turkey Under Erdogan’s Dictatorship, in which he takes a critical look at the rule of Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey and questions…

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    Governing Global Health

    Chelsea Clinton and Devi Sridhar talked about their book Governing Global Health: Who Runs the World and Why?, in which they examine the role public-private partnerships are playing in…

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    School Segregation

    Nikole Hannah-Jones talked about the way racial segregation in housing and schools had been maintained through official action and policy. She spoke with Professor Keith Gessen. “Writing Segregation…

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    2016 J. Anthony Lukas Prize

    The J. Anthony Lukas Prize is given by the Nieman Foundation and the Columbia University School of Journalism to non-fiction books on an American topic.  The finalists for 2016 included Susan…

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