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  • Conversation with Organization of American States Secretary General
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    Conversation with Organization of American States Secretary General

    The Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary General Luis Almagro spoke at New York University’s Washington, DC center about political systems and human rights in Latin American…

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  • emBeyond These Wallsem
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    Beyond These Walls

    University of California, Berkeley, scholar Tony Platt talked about his book, Beyond These Walls: Rethinking Crime and Punishment in the United States, in which he examined crime and…

    295 views
  • Government Reform as a Campaign Issue
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    Government Reform as a Campaign Issue

    New York University hosted a discussion on the use of government reform as a campaign issue at the college’s Washington, D.C., center. Speakers included conservative columnist William…

    108 views
  • Health Care Mistakes and Costs
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    Health Care Mistakes and Costs

    New York University hosted a discussion on health care journalism and how to cover medical mistakes and costs. Speakers included Laura Beil, the creator of the podcast “Dr. Death,” and cancer surgeon…

    121 views
  • 2019 PEN America Literary Awards
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    2019 PEN America Literary Awards

    Book TV presented coverage of the 2019 PEN America Literary Awards, which recognizes books in a range of categories, from biography and science writing to essays and poetry.

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  • New York University Forum Previews November Midterm Elections
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    Trump Administration and 2018 Midterm Elections

    Political strategists, journalists, and former campaign officials analyzed the 2018 midterm elections. Speakers also talked about the state of the news media, the 2020 presidential…

    504 views
  • Election Security
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    Election Security

    New York University hosted a discussion on election security at its Washington, D.C., campus. Security experts and election officials talked about efforts to safeguard the midterm elections…

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  • Writing Presidential Speeches
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    Writing Presidential Speeches

    Former presidential speechwriters talked about communicating policy from the president’s point of view. Speakers included June Shih, who worked with President Bill Clinton and first lady Hillary…

    394 views
  • Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau Gives Commencement Speech at NYU
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    New York University Commencement Address

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave the commencement address to 2018 graduating students of New York University. He urged students to fight the “tribal mindset” and “aggressive nationalism,”…

    857 views
  • emQuirkyem
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    Quirky

    Melissa Schilling highlighted the lives of several innovators including Albert Einstein, Elon Musk, Benjamin Franklin, Nikola Tesla, Marie Curie, and others to better understand the traits…

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  • 2018 PEN America Literary Awards
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    2018 PEN America Literary Awards

    The PEN America Literary Awards, given annually since 1963, recognizes books in a range of categories; from biography and science writing to essays and poetry.

    411 views
  • emBefore You Know Item
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    Before You Know It

    John Bargh talked about his book Before You Know It, in which he provides psychological explanations for the actions of people throughout history, including a look at presidential…

    985 views
  • emA Force So Swiftem
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    A Force So Swift

    Kevin Peraino talked about his book A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949, in which he recalls President Harry Truman’s response to Mao Zedong’s takeover of…

    726 views
  • emHow to Be a Muslimem
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    How to Be a Muslim

    Haroon Moghul talked about his book How to be a Muslim: An American Story, in which he discusses his struggle with his identity as a second generation Muslim growing up in the U.S.

    752 views
  • Communism and the 1926 Passaic Textile Strike
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    Communism and the 1926 Passaic Textile Strike

    Jacob Zumoff talked about the Passaic, New Jersey, Textile Strike in 1926, which was the first Communist-led strike in the United States. Mr. Zumoff spoke about how the strike affected…

    494 views
  • Senator Heidi Heitkaml and Cindy McCain Discuss Human Trafficking
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    Human Trafficking

    Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-SD) and Cindy McCain, wife of Senator John McCain (R-AZ), talked about their efforts to combat human trafficking. Among other issues, they discussed instances of…

    467 views
  • Forum Focuses on Gender Discrimination in the Workplace
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    Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

    Panelists talked about sexism and challenges women face in the workplace. Panelists included women bloggers, entrepreneurs, feminists, and journalists who talked about the paths women must…

    1,076 views
  • Michael Lewis Discusses emUndoing Projectem
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    Undoing Project

    Michael Lewis talked about his book Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds, in which he looks at the work of Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky that…

    2,591 views
  • Natasha Warikoo Discusses emThe Diversity Bargainem
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    The Diversity Bargain

    Professor Natasha Warikoo talked about her book The Diversity Bargain: And Other Dilemmas of Race, Admissions, and Meritocracy at Elite Universities, in which she examines what college…

    983 views
  • emStand Your Groundem
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    Stand Your Ground

    Caroline Light talked about her book Stand Your Ground: A History of America’s Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense, in which she offers a critical examination of stand-your-ground laws,…

    681 views
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